Why Hardaway’s admiration of Sampson is more motivation

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 09, 2022 11:28 PM CT | Published: February 09, 2022 11:21 PM CT

Hardaway doesn’t want to just beat Houston; he wants the Tigers to be more like the Cougars.


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Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Johnson is a Memphis native who graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. He's traveled the country covering teams like Syracuse, the Buffalo Bills and the Memphis Grizzlies. He's excited about the opportunity to cover the Tigers and all things in the city of Memphis.


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