Memphis’ Penny Hardaway reacts to new contract extension: ‘It’s a blessing’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 14, 2022 6:42 AM CT | Published: October 13, 2022 8:00 PM CT

Four consecutive 20-win campaigns, a National Invitational Tournament title in 2021 and the program’s first appearance in the Big Dance since 2014 have provided Memphis and its fans with enough optimism for the future. And, now they know their coach is signed through 2028 and feels blessed to be here.


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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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