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What do national pundits think of Memphis Tigers now?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 07, 2021 10:37 PM CT | Published: August 07, 2021 10:37 PM CT

Jalen Duren’s commitment, and the potential addition of Emoni Bates, have some believing Penny Hardaway’s University of Memphis Tigers are headed to the Top 20 ranking or better.

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John Martin

John Martin

John Martin is a contributing college sports columnist for The Daily Memphian. His columns will appear weekly. Martin is a lifelong Memphian who’s covered the Memphis Tigers’ basketball program for more than a decade. Before joining The Daily Memphian team, he was the Memphis beat writer for The Athletic. Currently, he is the co-host of the Jason and John Show on 92.9 FM ESPN, weekdays at 11 a.m. Martin is a graduate of White Station High School and the University of Memphis.


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