Hardaway wants to play strong nonconference schedule

Not making NCAAs has not changed coach’s mind

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 18, 2019 8:16 PM CT | Published: March 18, 2019 5:02 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis guard Jeremiah Martin (3) lunges for a shot against Houston guard Armoni Brooks (3) during the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament game on Saturday, March 16. The Tigers, who lost to the Cougars, 61-58, face San Diego on Tuesday, March 19, in a first-round NIT game at FedExForum.&nbsp;</strong>(Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis guard Jeremiah Martin (3) lunges for a shot against Houston guard Armoni Brooks (3) during the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference tournament game on Saturday, March 16. The Tigers, who lost to the Cougars, 61-58, face San Diego on Tuesday, March 19, in a first-round NIT game at FedExForum. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Tigers coach Penny Hardaway won’t step back from tough opponents in future scheduling; he also is “sure” senior Jeremiah Martin will be participating in Portsmouth Invitational next month.

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Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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