Zak and Mason recap the Grizzlies wins over the Spurs, Hornets, and Jazz and give their thoughts on sensational rookies Ja Morant and Brandon Clarke.
The Memphis defense gave up 17 first quarter points to the Cougars, but allowed just 10 points the rest of the way. Brady White lead the Tigers offensive attack by throwing 5 touchdown passes to four different receivers and using his legs for an additional score. Memphis proved to be too much for the decimated Houston roster, winning on the road 45-27.
The Memphis Tigers look to put their tough loss to Oregon in hindsight as they take on Alcorn State at home on Saturday. Let’s take a deep dive into some stats from the Tigers’ first three games and figure out how to avoid future missteps.
Zak and Mason get together for a Veterans Day edition of the show to recap the Grizzlies week in which they went 1-3. They also hit on load management as it pertains to Ja Morant and others, then they dive deep into some defensive numbers so far this year.
Oregon and Memphis will square off for each team’s first challenge of the 2019-20 season as part of the Phil Knight Invitational. Though taking place at a “neutral” site, Memphis should view this game as a substantial road test.
For the first time in his young coaching tenure, Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins will go heads up against his old mentor, the legend Gregg Popovich when the Memphis Grizzlies travel to Texas to take on the San Antonio Spurs.
A pair of two win teams face off in Orlando and the Grizzlies look for their first win streak of the young season against a Magic team looking to get back to the playoffs.
Mason, Rich, and Zak come together on Sunday afternoon to discuss the Grizzlies losses to the Lakers and Suns, before hitting on 5 topics on the crew’s mind. Topics include: Jaren’s fouling, Team pace and offensive style, Ja Morant is awesome, the wing rotation, and Bruno being the odd man out.
The Grizzlies host a Russell Westbrook-less Houston Rockets team on Monday. However, they also will be without a key player in Jaren Jackson Jr, who is out with a knee injury.
After hosting a raucous College Gameday on Beale Street Saturday Morning, the (#24) Memphis Tigers won a thriller in the Liberty Bowl, 54-48 over (#15) SMU.