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Good news, bad news: Daunting schedule says Memphis Tigers basketball is back

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 29, 2022 12:27 PM CT | Published: July 28, 2022 7:58 PM CT

It’s a formidable schedule. It’s also one that, in all likelihood, Memphis wouldn’t have been able to assemble if not for its return to relevance in the last few years under coach Penny Hardaway.

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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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