Calkins: Penny Hardaway wraps up a memorable home season with a raucous NIT win

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 20, 2019 8:46 AM CT | Published: March 20, 2019 1:48 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Tiger Jeremiah Martin (3) passes the ball during the second half of Tuesday's game against San Diego at FedExForum. The Tigers won 74-60 and advance to the next round of the National Invitation Tournament.</strong> (Karen Pulfer Focht/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Memphis Tiger Jeremiah Martin (3) passes the ball during the second half of Tuesday's game against San Diego at FedExForum. The Tigers won 74-60 and advance to the next round of the National Invitation Tournament. (Karen Pulfer Focht/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Penny Hardaway's first home season felt like a family reunion, right up though the raucous end.

 

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