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Memphis lost on a 'miracle shot' at Houston, but not all was lost for the Tigers | Giannotto

Memphis lost on a 'miracle shot' at Houston, but not all was lost for the Tigers | Giannotto

If Houston's prayer from half-court had happened to anyone but Memphis, perhaps this would all be a little easier to stomach.       
Mar 5, 2021
Memphis-Houston isn't just about the NCAA Tournament. It's about Penny Hardaway's reputation | Giannotto

Memphis-Houston isn't just about the NCAA Tournament. It's about Penny Hardaway's reputation | Giannotto

Sunday's finale at Houston wouldn't just help Memphis basketball end its NCAA Tournament drought. It could change perception of Penny Hardaway       
Mar 4, 2021

Dave Butler and Steve Selby took joy in their journeys, and Memphis is better for it| Giannotto

One fed University of Memphis athletes for 57 years. The other called minor league baseball games for 34 years. Both can teach us a valuable lesson.      
Mar 3, 2021
Another Memphis win sets up the biggest game of the Penny Hardaway era | Giannotto

Another Memphis win sets up the biggest game of the Penny Hardaway era | Giannotto

Memphis beat USF for its sixth win in a row and now the biggest test awaits. A win over Houston Sunday could end the NCAA tournament drought.       
Feb 28, 2021
The NCAA tournament deck is stacked against Memphis. The Tigers are up for the challenge.

The NCAA tournament deck is stacked against Memphis. The Tigers are up for the challenge.

After Sunday's win over Cincinnati, Penny Hardaway delivered a rallying cry the entire city of Memphis can adopt ahead of Selection Sunday.       
Feb 26, 2021
Memphis basketball gets hosed by AAC and everyone but Houston should be furious | Giannotto

Memphis basketball gets hosed by AAC and everyone but Houston should be furious | Giannotto

What the AAC did to Memphis basketball Friday was mind-boggling. Worst of all is that the decision hurt the entire league, but not Houston.       
Feb 25, 2021
Memphis took a punch from Tulane. Does that mean the Tigers are ready to punch their ticket? | Giannotto

Memphis took a punch from Tulane. Does that mean the Tigers are ready to punch their ticket? | Giannotto

After an 18-day COVID-19 pause, the Tigers returned to FedExForum with a win over Tulane. Perhaps it's a sign they can make a run to Selection Sunday.       
Feb 24, 2021
The 'mind-blowing' way Melissa McFerrin retired from Memphis women's basketball | Giannotto

The 'mind-blowing' way Melissa McFerrin retired from Memphis women's basketball | Giannotto

Memphis women's basketball players react publicly to the sudden retirement of former coach Melissa McFerrin for the first time.       
Feb 22, 2021
Memphis basketball is back, and there's still hope it can get back to the NCAA Tournament | Giannotto

Memphis basketball is back, and there's still hope it can get back to the NCAA Tournament | Giannotto

No matter how the Tigers' COVID-19 altered schedule shakes out the next two weeks, they still have a legitimate shot at making the NCAA tournament.       
Feb 21, 2021
Justise Winslow's long-awaited Grizzlies debut is a big moment for the Memphis front office | Giannotto

Justise Winslow's long-awaited Grizzlies debut is a big moment for the Memphis front office | Giannotto

Justise Winslow's first game with the Memphis Grizzlies represented the start of the next chapter to the team's rebuild.       
Feb 18, 2021
Taylor Jenkins believed these Memphis Grizzlies could overachieve before they did | Giannotto

Taylor Jenkins believed these Memphis Grizzlies could overachieve before they did | Giannotto

The role played by Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins is often overlooked. Given how competitive they've been, it shouldn't be.       
Feb 15, 2021
Memphis basketball's COVID-19 pause will test Penny Hardaway's culture | Giannotto

Memphis basketball's COVID-19 pause will test Penny Hardaway's culture | Giannotto

Once Memphis basketball returns to action, how does it keep the momentum that was built before this current COVID-19 pause?        
Feb 13, 2021
Mike Miller isn't sure where he's going, but he's taking Houston basketball to new heights

Mike Miller isn't sure where he's going, but he's taking Houston basketball to new heights

What is Mike Miller doing coaching the Houston High School boys basketball team this winter? The answer is related to his time as a Memphis assistant.        
Feb 9, 2021
Don't overthink this Memphis Grizzlies losing streak. The injuries are the problem | Giannotto

Don't overthink this Memphis Grizzlies losing streak. The injuries are the problem | Giannotto

The Grizzlies have gone from the NBA's hottest team to its coldest in a week's span, and simplest reason is the most likely. It's the injuries.        

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