New U of M president talks conference realignment, NCAA sanctions

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 04, 2022 2:19 PM CT | Published: April 04, 2022 1:39 PM CT

Bill Hardgrave begins his tenure at a critical point for the Memphis athletics program. The push to join the ranks of the Power Five conferences and the Independent Accountability Resolution Process investigation (IARP) of the basketball program loom. 

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Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Johnson is a Memphis native who graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. He's traveled the country covering teams like Syracuse, the Buffalo Bills and the Memphis Grizzlies. He's excited about the opportunity to cover the Tigers and all things in the city of Memphis.


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