Simmons Bank includes Memphis in sponsorship for women’s athletics

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2022 1:31 PM CT | Published: December 16, 2021 1:35 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis women&rsquo;s basketball player Makaiya Brooks (right) puts up a shot during practice on Oct. 1, 2021.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis women’s basketball player Makaiya Brooks (right) puts up a shot during practice on Oct. 1, 2021. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

The company will become the leading sponsor of women’s athletics at 10 schools.

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University of Memphis athletics Simmons Bank Memphis Tigers
Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner originally is from Indiana but comes to Memphis by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent the past two years writing for the Tulsa World covering Oklahoma State University athletics. He credits his early writing experience to his days as a high school sports reporter for the Republic Newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, and various internships, including at the NCAA and USA Basketball. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from IUPUI in Indianapolis.


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