Memphis Tigers Tickets
Buy Memphis Tigers tickets to find out if the Tigers rise to the occasion at the upcoming match. Earlier referred to as the Blue and Gray Warriors, the Memphis Tigers account for 19 sports teams which have time and again brought the University of Memphis to prominence.
Playing in the Division I of the NCAA, the Tigers have proven what they are made of. Their men’s basketball, football, golf teams and women’s basketball team are very popular. 2007 has been the year of golden glory for the men’s basketball team which earned the top spot in the polls conducted by ESPN and CBSSports.com. The next year they retained their status followed by AP Poll and the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll. They continued to walk in the spotlight by being in the Final Four in 2008. Looking back, the team first rose to prominence in the 70s with players like Larry Kenon, Bill Cook, Larry Finch and Ronnie Robinson on board. Hence making 1972- 73 one of the most successful seasons in the team’s history as they entered the Division I championship.
Competing in the American Athletic Conference the women’s basketball team has also been the pride of the university. It has swept two USA and Metro Conference tournament championships each. The women’s basketball team plays home games at Elma Roane Fieldhouse which accommodates more than 2500 people. On the other hand FedExForum serves home to the men’s basketball team and Memphis Grizzlies of NBA. Opening in 2004, the arena has a capacity of over 18,000 spectators.
The football teams play at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium located in the Midtown Memphis. With a capacity of 61,000 people the stadium has been part of many prominent sports events such as Liberty Bowl, Southern Heritage Classic along with the games of Tennessee Volunteers Football, Mississippi State Bulldogs and Ole Miss Rebels. In 1988 the venue hosted the Monsters of Rock Festival bringing into the limelight names like Metallica, Van Halen, Scorpions, Kingdom Come and Dokken. Having around 2000 seats, FedExPark serves as the baseball stadium for the Memphis Tigers. The stadium came into existence in 1972 under the name Nat Buring Stadium.
The Tigers play soccer at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex which was built in 2001 at a cost of 4 million dollars. It has a capacity of 2,500 spectators and hosts regional tournaments. Memphis City Bus Drivers’ Championship and Memphis Twilight Invitational. Since Memphis Tigers embrace every challenge thrown at them find out what the upcoming match has in store for them by purchasing Memphis Tigers tickets.
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