Calkins: NIT loss isn’t the end for Penny Hardaway and the Tigers, it’s just the beginning

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 23, 2019 7:53 AM CT | Published: March 23, 2019 12:11 AM CT
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.

The Memphis Tigers were eliminated from the NIT by Creighton Friday night. But the game felt like less an ending than the end of a beginning.

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