Tennessee State vs. Memphis means Penny vs. Penny

Coach Brian “Penny” Collins nicknamed after his favorite player

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 22, 2018 12:54 AM CT

Tennessee State coach Brian "Penny" Collins grew up an Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway fan. In fact, that's how he got the nickname. Now, they face off Saturday at FedExForum.


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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