MEMPHIS MADNESS --- To his credit, the 10-year-old Marlon McShane, Jr. essentially has found his niche, thus routinely makes his presence felt on this tradition-rich Bluff City basketball landscape.

Memphis youth basketball standout Marlon McShane, Jr. excelling with support of family

Sharline Patterson and Marlon McShane, Sr. are the proud parents of Marlon Terrell McShane, Jr., a student Memphis’ Ross Elementary School. Since the age of five, McShane, Jr. has managed to evolve into a student athlete, of sorts, considering he plays basketball virtually year round for both … [Read More...]

JUST SHOWING OFF --- In leading Shaw to a 20-9 record this past season, Shaw High basketball star Anthony Davis, Jr. was as good as advertised, having averaged a team-best 14.1 points while appearing in 28 of the Hawks’ 29 games (according to Maxpreps.com). 
Add to the fact that this 5-foot-9 swingman helped propel his father’s team on an impressive postseason run, coupled with the efficient work he’s put in this offseason, and it’s no wonder that in all likelihood, scouts will surely come calling sooner than he thinks.

Shaw (Miss.) High basketball star Anthony Davis, Jr. following in footsteps of his father

DALLAS --- Anthony Davis, Jr. is a bad man. Bad as in good, mind you. Not only is Davis a rising senior and the catalyst for a Shaw … [Read More...]

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Mid-South-area prep basketball standout Quintiyus Causey making noise in Mississippi and Texas

For a 16-year-old rising junior basketball player who boasts lofty aspirations of putting his immense skills on display at the collegiate level, … [Read More...]

WALKING IN MEMPHIS AGAIN? As if former Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger's unceremonious departure last weekend wasn't enough to send shock waves throughout the basketball-crazed Bluff City, Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace reportedly was seen meeting on Monday with Joerger's former boss, ex-Grizz coach Lionel Hollins at Humdingers in East Memphis.

Can Lionel Hollins and the Memphis Grizzlies possibly kiss and make up?

DALLAS — So the Memphis Grizzlies are seeking a new head coach after the toxic relationship between former head man Dave Joerger and the front office had become a public embarrassment, a ridiculously public shame in that it has become increasingly evident that Grizzlies majority owner Robert Pera and his crew can’t seem to get […]

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Playing Hurt Podcast: Let’s Fix the University of Memphis Men’s Basketball Program

Join Cerrito Live producer CJ Hurt and Sports 56 producer and WUMR Sports DESK host Drew Barrett as they take you on a sports odyssey full of twists, turns, and a good time during Playing Hurt Podcast.

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5 Reasons Why The Big 12 Should Add The University Of Memphis

We might not have known who all would be involved, but we all knew conference expansion would pick back up some day.  Recent rumors have the Big 12 looking to add at least two more teams so that they can have a conference championship game and actually have “one true champion” (ignore this year’s PSA […]

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Preview: Ole Miss vs. Arkansas

When you and I last visited, I told you that Ole Miss would beat Auburn in a close game that came down to the last series. I was wrong. Auburn beat Ole Miss on the second to last series and broke all the hearts of the Rebel faithful in one tackle and fumble. Not only […]

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Thanks to Recent Coaching Hires SEC Basketball No Longer A Two Team League

When most fans think of the Southeastern Conference football immediately comes to mind, and justifiably so.  After all, the SEC did go on that seven consecutive year tear where they won seven straight BCS Championships from 2006-2012 .  Also, it seems like the mighty SEC always leads the other FBS conferences with ranked teams at the end […]

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Playing Hurt Podcast: Seven Wonders of Memphis

Join Cerrito Live producer CJ Hurt and Sports 56 producer and WUMR Sports DESK host Drew Barrett as they take you on a sports odyssey full of twists, turns, and a good time during Playing Hurt Podcast.