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2019 Schedule
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Mays scores 19, No. 22 LSU tops Memphis 85-76

Skylar Mays scored 19 points, transfer Kavell Bigby-Williams added a career-high 14, and No. 22 LSU held off a relentless effort by first-year coach Penny Hardaway's Memphis squad, 85-76 on Tuesday night.

Mays electrifies crowd with crazy dunk, circus layup (0:48)
Penny wins first game as Memphis coach (0:48)
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15dJoel Anderson

Penny Hardaway comes home

Can Memphis' favorite son restore the Tigers to their former glory?

Penny Hardaway travels full circle to coach Memphis Tigers (2:42)
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18dJeff Borzello

Memphis, Hardaway land 5-star recruit Jeffries

Penny Hardaway landed the first five-star prospect of his Memphis tenure on Saturday morning, as top-25 forward D.J. Jeffries announced his commitment to the Tigers.

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50d

Hardaway 'anxious' as Memphis rebuild begins

Former Memphis All-American and NBA All-Star Penny Hardaway tipped off his first camp as new coach of the Tigers, and he's "really anxious" to get to work.

Jeffries explains decommitment from Kentucky, ties to Memphis (2:01)
Jeffries' decommitment unchartered territory for Calipari (1:20)
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172d

Auburn picks up Memphis transfer Johnson

Auburn has picked up Memphis transfer Jamal Johnson, who will redshirt next season and have three years of eligibility remaining.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.0Tied-189th
Rebounds Per Game33.5Tied-277th
Assists Per Game12.5Tied-237th
Points Allowed73.0Tied-203rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record34-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26