Memphis Tigers: You Can Take Away the Wins, But Never the Memories

Posted by Doc Hancock on August-20-2009 Add Comments

For a city that has been forever stuck in the 1950s, a city in which a former mayor can quit office and then consider running for their old job again because they feel that if they don’t run, the city will turn into Beirut on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis has always bonded together on one thing.

Tiger basketball.

Over the last decade, the Tigers have made 9 consecutive postseason appearances and posted 20-plus wins in those seasons, made four straight Sweet 16’s and three straight Elite Eights.

That is, until today.

The magic of what was supposed to be Calipari’s crowning moment in Memphis was snuffed away when the NCAA forced the university to v...

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