Martin: Memphis to a bigger conference? I’m done holding my breath

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 09, 2023 8:34 PM CT | Published: August 09, 2023 9:22 AM CT
John Martin
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John Martin

John Martin is a contributing college sports columnist for The Daily Memphian. 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.

“I’m going to focus my attention on what should be an exciting basketball season. Penny Hardaway has assembled his best roster yet, and the Tigers have both the non-conference schedule and on-court potential to make their deepest run in 15 years.”


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