Former Tiger Emoni Bates arrested for gun charges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 19, 2022 8:05 PM CT | Published: September 19, 2022 11:49 AM CT

Bates was the No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2021, according to 247Sports, when he committed to Memphis.


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Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya covers the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. A Raleigh, N.C., native and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Media and Journalism, Upadhyaya is a longtime college hoops junkie. Prior to joining The Daily Memphian in 2022, he covered high school sports in western Pennsylvania for the Beaver County Times and Penn State football for the Centre Daily Times.


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