Penny Hardaway

What worries Memphis' Penny Hardaway entering Auburn game — and why it's not Kendric Davis

What makes Auburn basketball so good, according to Memphis coach Penny Hardaway, is its toughness. “Any Bruce Pearl team you’re gonna face, you know it’s gonna be about physicality, toughness and defense,” Hardaway said Thursday. “So, you have to outlast them at the physicality game. Play as hard as you can, because they’re relentless. They’re gonna keep coming at you.” ...
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Here’s the best starting lineup for Penny Hardaway

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Four-star forward Ashton Hardaway commits to Memphis and father Penny Hardaway

Ashton Hardaway, the son of current Memphis coach and NBA-great Penny Hardaway, has committed to his father’s Tigers. Memphis already has one Hardaway son playing at Memphis: Jayden Hardaway. The four-star Ashton chose the Tigers over SMU, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, and USC, among others. “Really, my dad,”...

Penny Hardaway secures another top-15 class for Memphis

With the commitment of four-star forward Ashton Hardaway, the Memphis Tigers have secured the No. 14 class in the 2023 On3 Team Rankings. Head coach Penny Hardaway signed a seven-man class with five ranked in the top 150 of the 2023 On3 Consensus. Memphis’ 95.13 class score ranks them 1st in the American Athletic Conference for this recruiting cycle.

Scouting 4-star F Ashton Hardaway, son of Penny Hardaway

Ashton Hardaway is the No. 94 player in the 2023 On3 150. The 6-foot-8 forward is the No. 119 player in the 2023 On3 Consensus. Hardaway, the son of former NBA All-Star and current Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway, averaged 10.0 points per game for 35-1 Duncanville (TX) High. The...

Penny Hardaway hires nephew of Coach K

Andy Borman was a Duke basketball walk-on guard from 1999 to 2004, coinciding with the Blue Devils' third national championship in 2001. He's also the nephew of now-retired Hall of Fame Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, for Borman's mom is the sister of Krzyzewski's wife, Mickie. Now, the ...

Memphis’ Penny Hardaway hires NY Rens director Andy Borman as assistant coach

Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway has hired Andy Borman away from the NY Rens Nike EYBL program, sources confirmed. Borman, a member of Duke’s 2001 NCAA championship team under coach Mike Krzyzewski, has been one of the most successful and respected EYBL coaches and directors in recent year. He led the Rens to the semifinals of the Peach Jam in 2021.

Penny Hardaway, Memphis basketball expected to hire Andy Borman assistant coach

Andy Borman is in line to become an assistant coach on Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway's staff, according to college basketball reporter Jon Rothstein. A source, speaking on the condition of anonymity since the move has not been officially announced, confirmed the news with The Commercial Appeal on Wednesday. Borman is Hardaway's third new assistant coach hire of the offseason, joining Frank Haith and Faragi Phillips.

Ashton Hardaway, Son of Penny Hardaway, Transfers to Sierra Canyon

As if Sierra Canyon didn’t seem stacked enough, another son of an NBA legend will be playing high school ball in Los Angeles this upcoming season. Ashton Hardaway, son of NBA legend and Memphis Tigers Coach Penny Hardaway, has transferred to Sierra Canyon, a school spokesperson told the Los Angeles Times.

Penny Hardaway, Chris Webber, Brandi Chastain among notables in celebrity golf tournament

The annual Danny Thomas Celebrity-Am tournament is bringing in a stacked list of national and local celebrities for Thursday's event at Spring Creek Ranch Golf Course in Collierville.   Penny Hardaway, Vince Carter, Chris Webber, Brevin Knight and Garrett Temple are among the participants with an NBA background. Two-time FIFA World Cup champion Brandi Chastain, former Tennessee Titans and Volunteers receiver Justin Hunter and Super Bowl XLII MVP Santonio Holmes are other notable athletes, as well as NFL Hall of...