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Memphis Tigers Named #1 College Class in the Country 

Post#1 » by SD2042 » Sun May 19, 2019 12:43 am

https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/253840/Memphis-Named-#1-Class-In-Country-Following-Precious-Achiuwa-Commitment


What are some of your thoughts on the Memphis Tigers essentially becoming the #1 class in the country?
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SD2042 wrote:https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/253840/Memphis-Named-#1-Class-In-Country-Following-Precious-Achiuwa-Commitment


What are some of your thoughts on the Memphis Tigers essentially becoming the #1 class in the country?


What is crazy is that Rayjon Tucker isn't included in the ranking calculation since he is a grad transfer, but he is the best or 2nd best grad transfer. If for some reason he does stay in the draft, RJ Hampton may join Memphis to replace him per a report I saw the other day. Penny and his staff are killing it! Should be a fun season to watch while seeing what Ja and JJJ can do together. Memphians are ready for the fall ha.
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Post#3 » by boogiesdad » Sun May 19, 2019 4:42 pm

SD, it's been years since we have stickied a Memphis Tiger thread, but it may be time again.
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Re: Memphis Tigers Named #1 College Class in the Country 

Post#4 » by SD2042 » Mon May 20, 2019 5:33 am

boogiesdad wrote:SD, it's been years since we have stickied a Memphis Tiger thread, but it may be time again.



I can agree to that boogie. Perhaps it's that time once again.
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Re: Memphis Tigers Named #1 College Class in the Country 

Post#5 » by SD2042 » Mon May 20, 2019 5:53 am

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SD2042 wrote:https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/253840/Memphis-Named-#1-Class-In-Country-Following-Precious-Achiuwa-Commitment


What are some of your thoughts on the Memphis Tigers essentially becoming the #1 class in the country?


What is crazy is that Rayjon Tucker isn't included in the ranking calculation since he is a grad transfer, but he is the best or 2nd best grad transfer. If for some reason he does stay in the draft, RJ Hampton may join Memphis to replace him per a report I saw the other day. Penny and his staff are killing it! Should be a fun season to watch while seeing what Ja and JJJ can do together. Memphians are ready for the fall ha.



I almost rather see Tucker as a Tiger so he can be part of the run this fall. Plus he can improve his worth for the 2020 NBA Draft next summer. If not, RJ Hampton can join rank and ride the wave this fall.
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Post#6 » by VCfor3 » Mon May 20, 2019 12:05 pm

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VCfor3 wrote:
SD2042 wrote:https://basketball.realgm.com/wiretap/253840/Memphis-Named-#1-Class-In-Country-Following-Precious-Achiuwa-Commitment


What are some of your thoughts on the Memphis Tigers essentially becoming the #1 class in the country?


What is crazy is that Rayjon Tucker isn't included in the ranking calculation since he is a grad transfer, but he is the best or 2nd best grad transfer. If for some reason he does stay in the draft, RJ Hampton may join Memphis to replace him per a report I saw the other day. Penny and his staff are killing it! Should be a fun season to watch while seeing what Ja and JJJ can do together. Memphians are ready for the fall ha.



I almost rather see Tucker as a Tiger so he can be part of the run this fall. Plus he can improve his worth for the 2020 NBA Draft next summer. If not, RJ Hampton can join rank and ride the wave this fall.


I think Tucker's experience may be more important than people realize. I'd love to have RJ, but our team with Tucker may ultimately be better.
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Re: Memphis Tigers Named #1 College Class in the Country 

Post#7 » by jman3134 » Mon May 20, 2019 11:19 pm

My thought is that the rating is definitely justified. I personally believe the Duke and UK classes this year are incredibly overrated. Duke's success will come down to the development of their existing players with Tre Jones, Javin DeLaurier, Marques Bolden, Jordan Goldwire, and Jack White in particular. Carey to me is one of the most overrated recruits in recent memory and the Carey-Hurt frontcourt is hardly an intimidating front line from a defensive standpoint. They will need their existing talent to step up if they even want to be top 20 imo. And of course Stanley and Moore will have to have big years from an offensive standpoint.

As for Memphis, the play of Boogie Ellis and potentially Hampton will be absolutely the key to the Tigers' success. They have tremendous interior talent, but need the guards to get them the ball and be able to shoot from the perimeter to space.
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Re: Memphis Tigers Named #1 College Class in the Country 

Post#8 » by Worst_to_First » Sat May 25, 2019 1:41 pm

Am rooting for the Memphis Tigers to win the NCAA tournament next year.

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