Final Four Memories: The Tigers experienced March Madness before it was a thing

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 18, 2023 10:45 AM CT | Published: March 15, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Larry Finch, Larry Kenon helped Memphis State beat South Carolina and Kansas State to make it to St. Louis in the 1972-73 NCAA Tournament.


Memphis State Tigers basketball 1972-73 Tigers Larry Finch Ronnie Robinson Larry Kenon Lee Hunt NCAA Tournament Subscriber Only

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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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