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Calkins: ‘Fire and heart’ lift Memphis Tigers into NIT championship game

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 27, 2021 9:00 PM CT | Published: March 27, 2021 5:10 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

The Tigers, like so many other teams, could have opted out of the NIT. It is to their immense credit that they instead opted all the way in.

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