â†µWhile the Tigers are no football power, their draw rests in the world of college hoops. They'll be back in the top 15 next season -- our Mike DeCourcy has Memphis at No. 11 -- after a season in the NIT. Now Memphis' hoops coach, Josh Pastner (pictured), is worried about scheduling out games too far in advance because of a conference switch. Dan Wolken of the Commercial Appeal has the quotes via these tweets: â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥"We’re moving to another conference eventually based on what R.C. Johnson and Dr. Raines are saying," Pastner said. "We’re going to be moving in one of these things so you can’t get yourself locked in too far in advance (on non-conference scheduling)." â†µ
â†µWolken points out this opinion is nothing new and doesn't indicate Memphis is changing conferences tomorrow, but it serves as a solid jumping-off point for conversation that isn't about imaginary Big Ten expansion. Memphis seems like the domino most ready to fall in someone else's direction once the Big Ten makes its decision. â†µâ†µ
â†µ(H/T to The Dagger) â†µâ†µ
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