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Penny Hardaway wants to buck another trend after historic recruiting class

By Updated: May 23, 2019 4:03 PM CT | Published: May 23, 2019 4:03 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis coach Penny Hardaway addressed the media on Tuesday, May 21.&nbsp;<span class="s1">Hardaway attributes the success of recruiting the No. 1 class for 2019 to building a staff that differs from those of the Duke Blue Devils and Kentucky Wildcats.&nbsp;</span></strong><span class="s1"><strong>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m different, our staff is different,&rdquo; Hardaway said.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>&ldquo;We&rsquo;re an NBA staff in college. That&rsquo;s who we are. ...&rdquo;</strong>&nbsp;</span>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis coach Penny Hardaway addressed the media on Tuesday, May 21. Hardaway attributes the success of recruiting the No. 1 class for 2019 to building a staff that differs from those of the Duke Blue Devils and Kentucky Wildcats. “I’m different, our staff is different,” Hardaway said. “We’re an NBA staff in college. That’s who we are. ...” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

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Penny Hardaway James Wiseman Boogie Ellis Precious Achiuwa Memphis Tigers Basketball
Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan was born and raised in Memphis, graduated from the University of Memphis and has covered the Memphis Tigers for three years. When he's not writing, he enjoys golfing and eating barbecue.


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