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Jason Munz

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

Penny Hardaway: Favorable IARP decision a 'fresh start' for Memphis basketball

Speaking publicly for the first time since his program’s NCAA infractions case was closed, Penny Hardaway expressed relief and gratitude. → Read More

Memphis Madness replaced by Memphis Basketball Block Party this year

Memphis will host the Memphis Basketball Block Party, a free, on-campus event highlighting the men's and women's basketball teams, on Oct. 15. → Read More

Memphis basketball's new lease on life, the real winners after IARP ruling

Jason Munz and Mark Giannotto discuss the renewed excitement surrounding the program on the return of the Tiger Basketball Podcast. → Read More

Making sense of Penny Hardaway's Memphis basketball roster after wild offseason

Now that the dust is (mostly) settled, here is a rundown of Penny Hardaway's 2022-23 Memphis basketball roster. → Read More

What 3-year NCAA probation means for Memphis basketball, Penny Hardaway

Memphis basketball is now on three years probation. Here's what that means, and what Penny Hardaway and the school must do through September 2025. → Read More

Memphis basketball charged with multiple Level II, Level III violations, avoids postseason ban

Following a years-long NCAA infractions investigation, the Memphis basketball was charged with multiple Level II and Level III violations Tuesday. → Read More

Ruling in Memphis basketball's NCAA infractions case to be announced today

A ruling in the University of Memphis' years-long NCAA infractions investigation will be announced at 9 a.m. today. → Read More

WMC hires Doc Holliday to succeed Jarvis Greer as sports director

Action News 5 television in Memphis will have a new sports director for the first time in decades – and it's a familiar face. → Read More

Memphis basketball 2022-23 schedule: Tigers to face Houston twice in 5-game span

Some of the final pieces of Memphis basketball’s 2022-23 scheduling puzzle are in place. → Read More

DeAngelo Williams, Lionel Hollins highlight 2022 Memphis Sports Hall of Fame induction class

DeAngelo Williams, Elliot Perry, Jerry "The King" Lawler and Lionel Hollins are among the Memphis Sports Hall of Fame's 2022 induction class. → Read More

'I did all that from the heart': Penny Hardaway defends actions as basketball coach in Memphis

Penny Hardaway spent more than 20 minutes Friday telling his story to a rapt audience and defending himself as a basketball coach in Memphis. → Read More

Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway sees IARP, transfer window moves as progress

Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway classifies the recent moves made by the NCAA as progress. → Read More

Steve White, Tennessee football star from Memphis who played for Jets, Buccaneers, dies at 48

Steve White, a native Memphian who spent seven seasons in the NFL as a defensive lineman, died Tuesday. He was 48. → Read More

Memphis basketball grabs transfer Damaria Franklin, an All-Horizon League guard from UIC

Damaria Franklin is joining the Memphis basketball team. → Read More

Memphis basketball's Alex Lomax will return to play fifth season

Alex Lomax will return to play his fifth season for Memphis basketball. He'll be taking advantage of the extra year of eligibility. → Read More

Memphis basketball loses transfer Emmanuel Akot to WKU

Emmanuel Akot has reportedly left the Memphis basketball program without ever stepping foot on the court for the Tigers. → Read More

Why Jahmar Young Jr. will not transfer to play for Memphis basketball, Penny Hardaway

Jahmar Young Jr., who announced last week his intention to transfer to Memphis basketball and play for Penny Hardaway, will not suit up for the Tigers. → Read More

Bronny James and Memphis basketball? Why Penny Hardaway has a shot with LeBron's son

Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway has never been one to shy away from the big names. Why should Bronny James be any different? → Read More

Memphis basketball recruiting Florida transfer Keyontae Johnson

Keyontae Johnson is being recruited by Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway, multiple sources confirmed to The Commercial Appeal → Read More

LeMoyne-Owen coach Bonzi Wells hires former Memphis basketball star Willie Kemp as assistant

LeMoyne-Owen basketball coach Bonzi Wells announced Tuesday the addition of former Memphis basketball star Willie Kemp as an assistant coach. → Read More