Emails, texts reveal what Memphis president pitched to Big 12

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 21, 2023 2:14 PM CT | Published: September 18, 2023 3:56 PM CT

University of Memphis President Bill Hardgrave and Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark discussed the Tigers upset of No. 1 Houston in the AAC basketball tournament and more in documents The Daily Memphian obtained Monday, Sept. 18.


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Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.


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