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- Recruiting reporter
04/03/2012 - current
Recruiting Insider: Melrose WR/DB considering Vanderbilt, UCLA
Published 06/18/2013 at 5:31 p.m.
Cornelius Sturghill, a senior wide receiver/defensive back from Melrose, said Tuesday he has a top two of Vanderbilt and UCLA -- and that he’s considering graduating in December to join his future team by the 2014 spring semester.
Recruiting Insider: Tigers, Arizona in pursuit of former Texas Tech guard
Updated 06/17/2013 at 9:24 p.m.
Josh Gray, a Texas Tech basketball transfer who is spending his sophomore season at a Texas junior college following a coaching change at Tech, said Monday that the University of Memphis and Arizona are the two schools hotly pursuing him.
Recruiting Insider: Whitehaven's Joshua McMillon catching SEC attention
Published 06/13/2013 at 6:59 p.m.
Joshua McMillon didn’t have a single scholarship offer entering his sophomore year. The Whitehaven linebacker hadn’t started one varsity game and was fairly new to football, having not picked up the sport until middle school.
Recruiting Insider: Elite Chicago F Cliff Alexander plans to visit Memphis Tigers
Updated 06/12/2013 at 5:16 p.m.
Cliff Alexander, a top five-ranked power forward from Curie High School in Chicago, said Tuesday that he will take an official visit to the University of Memphis. No date has been set.
Top 10 prospect Skal Labissiere switches AAU teams again
Published 06/04/2013 at 4:17 p.m.
Skal Labissiere, the No. 8 ranked player in America according to ESPN and a rising junior at Evangelical Christian School, has switched AAU teams for at least the third time in two summers — this time, going from Team Penny, ...
Tiger basketball notebook: Pastner happy to add 'efficient and effective' Pellom
Published 06/01/2013 at 6:30 p.m.
One of the bigger questions around the Memphis basketball program is how Josh Pastner will replace the production of Tarik Black.
Recruiting Insider: Breaking down the Memphis Tigers' 2013 class
Published 05/30/2013 at 6 p.m.
A big reason Josh Pastner has one of the wealthiest contracts in college basketball is his ability to lure high-level prospects — both locally and nationally.
Dominic Woodson, former Baylor signee and Top 100 center, commits to Memphis
Updated 05/30/2013 at 1:35 p.m.
The 6-9, 315-pounder becomes the sixth commitment of the Tigers' 2013 class, joining local stars Austin Nichols (Briarcrest); Markel Crawford (Melrose); and Nick King (East), and national recruits Kuran Iverson (Va.) and Pookie Powell (Fla.).
New Memphis Tigers aide Robert Kirby happy to be back home
Published 05/21/2013 at 7:41 p.m.
LSU coach Johnny Jones and assistant Robert Kirby, friends of more than 20 years, made a pact early in their coaching days.
Baylor, Florida among those in mix for White Station's Black
Published 05/17/2013 at 5:12 p.m.
White Station junior forward Leron Black, a one-time Baylor commitment, said he is considering the Bears along with Illinois, Ohio State, Florida, UCLA, and UConn.
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