Memphis Tigers Basketball: Roburt Sallie Working Through Shooting Slump

Posted by Leroy Watson on November-28-2009 Add Comments

It’s a couple of days after Thanksgiving and the University of Memphis men’s basketball team is…

Having two-a-day practices.

Despite a string of early season blowout wins, and the critically-acclaimed loss to No. 1 Kansas (57-55 during the Hall of Fame Showcase) that actually raised the team’s profile across the country, the rag-tag band of Tigers still have a lot to work on.

Giving up a trip home for Thanksgiving is the price to be paid for playing basketball at the highest levels of Division I.

“I wanted to kind of sneak home, but I live in California,” said junior gunner Roburt Sallie. “It takes half a day to get home, anyway, so I’m just gonna crash at somebody...

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