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Cincinnati – Prince Toyambi (heart) out indefinitely.
East Carolina – None
Houston – None
Memphis – None
SMU – None
South Florida – Alexis Yetna (knee) is out for the season. Mayan Kiir (person) out indefinitely.
Temple –Damian Dunn (foot) out indefinitely.
Tulane – Nic Thomas (hand) out until next week.
Tulsa – None
UCF – None
UConn – Richie Springs (academics) won’t play this season.
Wichita State – Jaime Echenique (broken hand) out at least three more weeks.
...Hardaway’s first recruit didn’t need any convincing. After playing under Hardaway’s tutelage at Lester and Memphis East, Alex Lomax had grown into a four-star prospect with offers that included Florida, LSU, and Cal. He signed a letter of intent with Wichita State with hopes of becoming the next Fred VanVleet. Things changed when Memphis hired Hardaway. Just weeks after Hardaway’s introductory press conference, Lomax ditched the Shockers and accepted a scholarship from Memphis.
“When I committed and signed with Wichita, no one knew Penny was going to get the Memphis job,” Lomax said. “I called Coach (Gregg) Marshall and told him I wanted my release. I’m still thankful for Coach Marshall for giving me the opportunity....”
“And since in this famous fishery, each mate or headsman, like a Gothic Knight of old, is always accompanied by his boat-steerer or harpooneer” - Knights and Squires
“...concerning which the fishermen have this saying, “A penny roll would choke him;” his swallow is so very small.” - Jonah Historically Regarded
“But Pip loved life, and all life’s peaceable securities...what was thus temporarily subdued in him, in the end was destined to be luridly illumined by strange wild fires, that fictitiously showed him off to ten times the natural lustre with which in his native Tolland County in Connecticut.” - The Castaway
“In thought a fine human brow is like the east when troubled with the morning.” - The Praire
“Surely, he will stop for water. Nay. For a long time, now, the circus-running sun has raced within his fiery ring, and needs no sustenance but what’s in himself.” - The Grand Armada
“Why did the poor poet of Tennessee, upon suddenly receiving two handfuls of silver, deliberate whether to buy him a coat, which he sadly needed, or invest his money in a pedestrian trip to Rockaway Beach?” - Loomings
“‘What has he in his hand there?’ cried Starbuck, pointing to something wavingly held by the German. ‘Impossible! - a lamp-feeder!’” - The Pequod Meets the Virgin
“Like one who after a night of drunken revelry hies to his bed, still reeling, but with conscience yet pricking him, as the plungings of the Roman race- horse but so much the more strike his steel tags into him...” - The Sermon
“For notwithstanding its complicated tracery of sculpture, the Temple of the Law, like the Temple of the Philistines, has but two props to stand on.” - Fast Fish and Loose Fish
“To a landsman, no whale, nor any sign of a herring, would have been visible at that moment; nothing but a troubled bit of greenish white water, and thin scattered puffs of vapor hovering over it, and suffusingly blowing off to leeward, like the confused scud from white rolling billows.” - The First Lowering
“‘That’s his hump. There, there, give it to him!’ whispered Starbuck.” - The First Lowering
“For did ye three but once take the full-forced shock, then mine own electric thing, that had perhaps expired from out me.” - The Quarter-Deck
Temple forward Jake Forrester received a waiver for immediate eligibility today. Sophomore that played his freshman season at Indiana but didn't see the court much. Not sure where he fits into the Owls rotation but was a good recruit coming out of high school.