This season’s Tigers are older, and Penny Hardaway’s fine with that

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 09, 2022 8:03 PM CT | Published: October 09, 2022 7:13 PM CT

In what appears to be an intentional effort, Memphis didn’t land a single recruit from the Class of 2022. And, as a result, 13 of the 16 players on the Tigers’ roster are either true juniors or older. 


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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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