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Calkins: If heart mattered — and free throws didn’t — this team would be headed to the NCAA Tournament

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 13, 2021 11:16 PM CT | Published: March 13, 2021 10:54 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.

If passion and effort were all that mattered, the Memphis Tigers would be headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years. But foul shots matter, too. 

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