Memphis Tigers surprise elementary school students with reading event

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 25, 2023 1:51 PM CT | Published: September 22, 2023 5:55 PM CT

Memphis basketball players read to children at Bruce Elementary, handed out pencils and books and took photos to promote childhood literacy.

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Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya covers the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. A Raleigh, N.C., native and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Media and Journalism, Upadhyaya is a longtime college hoops junkie. Prior to joining The Daily Memphian in 2022, he covered high school sports in western Pennsylvania for the Beaver County Times and Penn State football for the Centre Daily Times.


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