3 hrs ago
The Daily News
Nichols' Rookie Award Comes With Accolades
First, there was the debate. Would Briarcrest star Austin Nichols really stay home and play for the Memphis Tigers? Or would outside offers, including ones from Duke, Kansas and North Carolina, be too good to pass up? Then there was the hype and the fast start.
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7 hrs ago
The Kansas City Star
Wiggins leads KU to a 32-23 halftime lead over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Tournament
Getting around parts of Kansas City might be a little difficult Saturday and Monday as streets close for St. Patrick Day's runs and parades.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tigers face fourth straight ranked opponent in UConn in AAC quarterfinals Thursday
Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal Memphis guard Joe Jackson battles Connecticut's Shabazz Napier and Phillip Nolan for a loose ball during their game on Feb. 15 at Hartford, Conn.
Jayhawks' Embiid participates in shoot-around
Jayhawks coach Bill Self said the 7-footer's status hasn't changed since Monday, when Embiid received a second opinion on his back from a specialist in Los Angeles.
Thursday's game day: No. 5 seeded Memphis vs. No. 4 UConn
PEAT?: UConn won both regular-season meetings, including 83-73 at Memphis on Jan. 16. The Huskies won at the XL Center in overtime 86-81 on Feb. 15. In the two games, Napier scored a combined 51 points with 14 assists and five turnovers.
Everything you need to know about the American Athletic Conference tournament
The American Athletic Conference's maiden tournament is upon us. Louisville plans to arrive today.
Mike Strange: Tennessee eyeing three-day run in SEC tournament
The average Tennessee basketball fan on the street - or the message board - hopes the SEC tournament is the Vols' avenue to squeeze into one of the last rungs of the NCAA Tournament bracket.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Tulane's 2014 football schedule to feature a season of firsts
Tulane Green Wave players celebrate after their 36-33 triple overtime victory over the East Carolina Pirates at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
With Joel Embiid out for Kansas, Tarik Black has to step in - and stay in
By the time most of us had gotten to the end of the University of Kansas athletic department news release announcing center Joel Embiid would miss this week's Big 12 Tournament and perhaps the first couple rounds of the NCAAs, Tarik Black had two fouls on him.
Three Tigers get all AAC conference honors
The conference, which tips off its inaugural American Athletic Conference Tournament Presented by Reese's Wednesday afternoon, named All Conference and All Rookie team honors earlier today.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Jackson Sun
AAC tournament will be showcase for strong guards
Memphis guard Joe Jackson, front, drives to the basket against SMU guard Nic Moore in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday in Memphis.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
LSU receivers Travin Dural, John Diarse impress early
During the first day of spring practice Saturday, several players were in new positions as the Tigers kicked off the first of 15 days of drills, all of it ending with the April 5 spring game.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Geoff Calkins: Memphis Tiger seniors go out with a splash
March 8, 2014 - After hitting his third consecutive three point shot Memphis' Chris Crawford is congratulated former Tiger Penny Hardaway as the crowd cheers during second half action against SMU at FedExForum.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Jackson leads No. 20 Memphis past No. 18 SMU 67-58
SMU guards Keith Frazier and Ryan Manuel block a shot by Memphis guard Joe Jackson, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn.
Mustangs visit Tigers in clash of ranked AAC rivals
While neither team can win the inaugural American Athletic Conference title, both the 18th-ranked SMU Mustangs and 20th-ranked Memphis Tigers would love to post a win in the regular-season finale when the two get together at FedExForum on Saturday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
For Missouri basketball, postseason implications plentiful in Saturday's matchup against Tennessee
Big, in that ESPN Bracketologist Joe Lunardi currently has the Tigers five spots out of an NCAA Tournament berth, while the Volunteers are among Lunardi's projected last four teams in the tournament.
Orlando Pinstripe Post
Orlando Magic re-sign Dewayne Dedmon, Adonis Thomas to 10-day contracts
The Orlando Magic announced Friday that they've re-signed center Dewayne Dedmon and swingman Adonis Thomas to second 10-day contracts.
Ranking the 10 Best Senior PGs in College Basketball as March Madness Nears
Seniors have made a major impact this season, and that is particularly evident at the point guard position as March Madness nears.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Surging Vols know NCAA tournament ramifications come with regular season finale against Missouri
Tennessee Volunteers guard Antonio Barton shoots over Auburn Tigers guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen and Auburn Tigers guard-forward Allen Payne after drawing a foul during the first half of the NCAA men's basketball game on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala.
No. 15 Cincinnati beats No. 20 Memphis 97-84
Sean Kilpatrick scored a season-high 34 points in his final home game, and a trio of senior starters steadied No.