The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
There wasn’t an abundance of wild finishes this weekend, but there were some incredible individual performances (see below). Memphis, mentioned in this week’s column, is one of five teams unbeaten in conference; another, Gonzaga, has won its last six games by an average of 24 points.
The Sixers have traded for Memphis Grizzlies forward/guard Sam Young, CBS Sports Ken Berger has confirmed.
Marc Gasol had 15 points and 14 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 14 points and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Philadelphia 76ers 89-76 on Tuesday night.
The Sixers will see a familiar face in Memphis tonight.
The national touring company of the Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis” comes to the Academy of Music starting January 17th.