Joe Cooper on his time as a Tiger: ‘It was kinda heartbreaking’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 20, 2024 5:10 PM CT | Published: June 20, 2024 12:10 PM CT

The 6-foot-1 walk-on point guard says his departure from the Tigers wasn’t “really my choice” and last season playing for Penny Hardaway was “the worst experience I’ve experienced.”


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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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