University of Memphis initiates external review of women’s basketball program after allegations

By  and , Daily Memphian Updated: July 03, 2019 3:48 PM CT | Published: July 03, 2019 3:48 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis women's basketball coach Melissa McFerrin has coached the team for 10 seasons, recording a 175-172 record and no NCAA Tournament appearances. On Wednesday, July 3, the university acknowledged hiring an outside firm to investigate complaints by former players regarding the culture of the program under McFerrin.&nbsp;</strong>(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

University of Memphis women's basketball coach Melissa McFerrin has coached the team for 10 seasons, recording a 175-172 record and no NCAA Tournament appearances. On Wednesday, July 3, the university acknowledged hiring an outside firm to investigate complaints by former players regarding the culture of the program under McFerrin. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The University of Memphis issued a statement confirming the women's basketball program is undergoing an independent external review. 

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Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan was born and raised in Memphis, graduated from the University of Memphis and has covered the Memphis Tigers for three years. When he's not writing, he enjoys golfing and eating barbecue.

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Drew Hill covers the Memphis Grizzlies and is a top-10 APSE winner. He has worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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