Calkins: Memphis had a shot to beat Temple – but missed

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 25, 2019 10:54 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

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.

Memphis lost to Temple Thursday night, 85-76, in a game that demonstrated that old basketball truism: You won’t win many games when you shoot 4.3 percent from deep.


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