Memphis’ new women’s basketball coach lauded as ‘proven winner’ and a ‘star’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2021 7:01 PM CT | Published: March 30, 2021 3:58 PM CT
<strong>New University of Memphis women&rsquo;s basketball head coach Katrina Merriweather is introduced during a press conference on Tuesday, March 30, at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

New University of Memphis women’s basketball head coach Katrina Merriweather is introduced during a press conference on Tuesday, March 30, at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

The team has met Katrina Merriweather, and one player already has deemed her “the true definition of Black Girl Magic.”

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Danielle Lerner

Danielle Lerner

Danielle Lerner covers Tigers basketball for the Daily Memphian. She previously covered college hoops at The Athletic and the Louisville Courier-Journal, where she also wrote about professional soccer, horse racing, college football and, occasionally, tacos.

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