Final Four Memories: With Larry Kenon in place, Memphis State made magic

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: March 22, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The transfer from Amarillo (Texas) College was the missing piece the Tigers needed to play with Larry Finch and Ronnie Robinson and make a run to the 1973 NCAA Tournament.


Larry Kenon Memphis Tigers Basketball 1972-73 Tigers Subscriber Only NCAA Tournament

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Phil Stukenborg

Phil Stukenborg

Phil Stukenborg is a lifelong Memphis journalist and a former sports writer and deputy sports editor for The Commercial Appeal. Elected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Hall of Fame in 2018, he covered University of Memphis football during the DeAngelo Williams and Paxton Lynch eras and also served as the lead reporter for the city’s former long-running professional tennis event.


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