The 929 Line

November 28, 2016 - 8:44 am
By: Jeffrey Wright Email: JWright@929ESPNFM.com Stop me when I say something that you haven't heard before. "You have to run the ball to win." "Defense wins championships.” “We have to control the ball.” “He has to earn it.” “We’re really young.” “He’s not a fit for our system.” All of these...
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November 25, 2016 - 6:16 pm
By Jason Smith Jason.Smith@entercom.com One day after scoring a season-low 51 points in a clunky loss to Providence, the University of Memphis got a career-high 35 points and 11 rebounds from sophomore forward Dedric Lawson and a much stronger effort from its supporting cast in beating Iowa 100-92...
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November 25, 2016 - 5:07 pm
By Jason Smith Jason.Smith@Entercom.com Facing its first solid test of the season, the University of Memphis started hot, then had its weaknesses exposed down the stretch in a 60-51 loss to Providence on Friday in the Emerald Coast Classic in Niceville, Fla. The Tigers (4-1), who will face Iowa at...
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November 25, 2016 - 11:24 am
There’s just something about those 11 a.m. ABC games for the University of Memphis football program. Memphis beat Houston for the first time since 2006 in dramatic fashion on Friday at the Liberty Bowl, which puts a nice bow on what’s been a pretty dang good year. As always, I have thoughts, and...
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November 22, 2016 - 8:20 am
By: Jeffrey Wright One unique feature that I've realized in my limited time of working in live radio daily is that you never know where the conversation will turn -- good, bad, or indifferent. The final segment on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday of the first hour of The Geoff Calkins Show is "Believe...
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November 21, 2016 - 4:58 pm
So there are a number of questions that I know everybody wants answered, what’d he do, where’s he gonna transfer, etc, etc Let’s start with the first thing — his dismissal. To me, the reasons why he got dismissed are less important to disclose publicly. Out of respect to Austin, and to his family,...
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November 21, 2016 - 3:37 pm
By: Jeffrey Wright James Ennis calmly caught a Marc Gasol pass behind the arc on the right baseline and casually ripped the shot through the net giving the Grizzlies a 3-0 lead on the opening possession of the game. They would never trail the rest of the way at the Spectrum Center and secured a 105...
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November 19, 2016 - 8:32 am
By Jason Smith Jason.Smith@entercom.com So this is starting to sound redundant, huh? Sophomore forward Dedric Lawson had another double-double (21 points, 14 rebounds, 7 assists) and the University of Memphis had little trouble dispatching another low-level opponent - this time beating lowly...
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November 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
Austin Nichols, the former University of Memphis transfer, has been dismissed from Virginia's basketball program, the school announced Friday. "It’s a privilege to be a part of this program and Austin has lost that privilege,” Virginia coach Tony Bennett said in the release. “We have standards for...
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November 16, 2016 - 4:41 pm
By Jason Smith jason.smith@entercom.com The Lawson brothers were at it again and sophomore Jeremiah Martin continued his emergence as a quality floor general as the University of Memphis beat Milwaukee 68-54 on Wednesday at FedExForum. Sophomore forward Dedric Lawson had his second double-double in...
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