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Jason Munz

Commercial Appeal

Memphis, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

Simmons Bank proposes renaming Liberty Bowl to Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium

The Liberty Bowl was going to be renamed Simmons Bank Memorial Stadium after Simmons Bank began advanced negotiations to become the title sponsor → Read More

AAC officially expands, adding six Conference USA schools

The American Athletic Conference has officially expanded to 14 teams, the league announced Thursday morning. → Read More

What Memphis basketball's preseason AP ranking means and where the Tigers should have been ranked

The Memphis basketball team achieved its highest preseason Associated Press Top 25 ranking in a decade this week. → Read More

AAC set to expand by adding six C-USA schools, per reports

The American Athletic Conference will reportedly soon have six new members. → Read More

Lionel Hollins reuniting with Bonzi Wells at LeMoyne-Owen as volunteer coach

Lionel Hollins will be involved with basketball in Memphis again. → Read More

Make room for Penny: Hardaway's Memphis basketball team lands preseason AP top-15 ranking

Memphis, on the strength of its NIT championship win and subsequent recruiting title, elbowed its way into the national spotlight this offseason. → Read More

Q&A: Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway on recruiting, pressure and lessons learned

Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway discussed a wide range of topics during his appearance at AAC Media Days Thursday. → Read More

Penny Hardaway, Moneybagg Yo, Tigers new and old: 5 memorable moments from Memphis Madness

Penny Hardaway is nothing if not a tone setter. The Memphis basketball coach's entrance at Memphis Madness was the perfect kick-off to the preseason extravaganza. → Read More

Watch Penny Hardaway arrive at Memphis Madness in style

Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway rides into Memphis Madness in style as the men's and women's teams celebrate the 2021-22 season. → Read More

DJ Wagner headlines group of Memphis basketball recruits on hand for Memphis Madness

Memphis Madness routinely draws high-profile high school basketball talent to FedExForum to help convince them to at least begin their collegiate careers at Memphis. → Read More

How Memphis basketball fared in the AAC's preseason coaches poll and which Tigers earned top honors

Memphis basketball's hype train continues to build a head of steam. → Read More

Tiger basketball podcast: What to make of Memphis basketball's NCAA case timeline

We know more today about the Memphis basketball program's pending NCAA infractions case than we did last week. But, for every question answered, many more were raised. → Read More

IARP updates Memphis basketball's NCAA infractions case involving James Wiseman

The University of Memphis received an initial Notice of Allegations on April 19 and an amended Notice of Allegations on July 9. → Read More

How to watch Emoni Bates, Jalen Duren and the Tigers at Memphis Madness

Memphis Madness is set for Wednesday. Alex Lomax is hoping Drake performs. Jalen Duren wants to see Lil Wayne. Emoni Bates' preference is Lil Baby. → Read More

Memphis basketball: Watch Emoni Bates, Jalen Duren and other highlights from pro day

The full depth and breadth of the Memphis basketball team's hyped roster was showcased in front of more than 75 NBA scouts, executives and front office personnel Wednesday. → Read More

Emoni Bates and Earl Timberlake among top 5 takeaways from Memphis basketball's pro day

Memphis basketball held its pro day Wednesday, a more than 90-minute practice session in front of more than 75 personnel members associated with NBA franchises. → Read More

Why Memphis basketball recruit Yohan Traore, a 6-10 five-star, is 'not like those regular fives'

Yohan Traore is not like most 6-foot-10, 225-pound high school basketball players. → Read More

Does Memphis basketball have more depth than any other team in the country?

Jason Munz and Mark Giannotto delve into a variety of topics, including the Tigers' depth, the team's schedule and which players stand to benefit most from the upcoming Pro Day. → Read More

IARP to provide update on Memphis basketball's infractions case on Monday

An update on the Memphis men's basketball program's pending infractions case will be provided Monday. → Read More

Mayor Jim Strickland supports whatever U of M decides on Liberty Bowl, on-campus stadium

Everything is on the table as it pertains to the future of Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland told The Commercial Appeal Monday. → Read More