VA
  • TGT on YouTube
  • About TGT
  • The TGT Team
  • How TGT rates
  • Responsible Gambling Advice
  • Contact Our Team
  • Writers Wanted
  • Content Disclaimer
  • Affiliate Disclosure
Contains commercial content
Billboard Left
Billboard Left
The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / Memphis Tigers: Chris Moore, Moussa Diabate, Devin Askew Recruitment Updates

Memphis Tigers: Chris Moore, Moussa Diabate, Devin Askew Recruitment Updates

Memphis Tiger updates
Publish Date: 07/31/2019
Fact checked by: Simon Briffa

For More Barn Burner Material Click Here

Like Penny Hardaway, I imagine that many of you over this past weekend were either baking in the Southwind sun or getting your sports fix via the televised WGC golf tournament being held in the Tigers backyard.

Penny Hardaway has just joined us inside the ropes on 5. He’s here to see the McIlroy/Koepka/Day group. https://t.co/IUdSKPoJCl
35 0

Even though the most important local sporting event this weekend took place outside on difference fades of turf instead of the hardwood, the basketball world was still churning.

There were several high school players with University of Memphis ties who made announcements over the weekend via their Twitter accounts.

Chris Moore

On Friday, West Memphis, AR power forward Chris Moore tweeted out a list of his “Final 14” schools. The prospect from across the bridge has been on the Tiger’s recruitment list for a while now.

Last Quarter Down 1️⃣4️⃣…💭 https://t.co/yZGWXJ7BF3
686 78

Listed at 6’6″ on some recruiting sites, Moore is a tweener for the forward position but as he points out, he can provide a matchup problem with his quickness against bigger opponents while utilizing his size against smaller guys.

Currently, Moore is a 4-star recruit in the class of 2020.

Moore averaged 15.9 points and 7.1 rebounds in 18 EYBL games this summer, including Peach Jam. According to prior reports, Moore will make an on-campus visit to Memphis on August 31st during the Ole Miss – Memphis football game.

Moussa Diabate

One of the top players in the class of 2021, Moussa Diabate, announced that he will be transferring to IMG Academy from DME Academy for the upcoming high school season. Another Memphis target, former Whitehaven High School standout Matthew Murrell, will also be attending IMG in the Fall.

In the same tweet, Diabate released a list of his top schools via Tipton Edits. That list – albeit not very short – included the University of Memphis.

2021 five-star Moussa Diabate will transfer to IMG Academy. @M0ussaDiabate https://t.co/ZYGouEGyEH
133 6

Diabate is currently representing France in the FIBA u18 European Championship. Evan Daniels of 247Sports is on-site in Greece scouting Diabate and has been impressed with him so far. I would expect a more in-depth report from Daniels later this week.

Listed a 6’9″ and 215 lbs, the number one player in the state of Florida for 2021 has the physical tools to impact the game when on the floor.

Impressed with the development of Moussa Diabate (https://t.co/vx3FlP71Ex). Averaging 12 PPG & 12.7 RPG through three games for France’s u18 team. Has played with terrific energy in Greece. More coming on @247Sports this week. https://t.co/Tkt2sePdTX
36 2

Devin Askew

The 5-star combo guard who played this summer with Peach Jam runner-up Team WhyNot mentioned Memphis when asked by Evan Daniels for a list of schools that had extended offers.

In 20 games on the EYBL circuit this summer, Askew averaged 11 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game. Beyond that, Askew averaged nearly 2 steals per game as well. As a bonus, he shot the deep ball at a 41% clip. I watched Askew in the Peach Jam championship game against the MOKAN Elite and he was clearly one of the more impactful players on the floor, despite playing up a year. Askew held the team together on both ends of the floor and flourished alongside highly touted teammate Jalen Green.

Currently, Askew is listed as a top 20 prospect in the class of 2021. Earlier there was speculation that he would reclassify to 2020, but now claims that option is off the table and he will stay in his current class.

Billboard Left
Billboard Left
Read Also
The Greatest College Basketball Team of All Time
Rating the greatest college basketball teams ever has been done many times ...
Esteban de Jesus, Roberto Duran y AIDS (1972-89)
Many of us dream of celebrity sports fame, but only cruel individuals ...
SI Sportsbook Promo
Elmer Ray: The Humble Man of Hastings
"Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for ...
Every NFL free agent signing from Day 1 of the legal tampering period
Monday marked the beginning of the NFL’s legal tampering period where teams ...
Ranking the top 200 players in the NFL ahead of the 2021 season
This list isn’t based solely on performances from the 2020 NFL season. ...
In Monumental Hoops Week, Memphis Fans Weigh In On Which Feat Means More
For More Barn Burner Material Click Here Memphis considers itself a basketball ...
Archie Moore Down Under: Part Three
Archie Moore resumed training immediately after the controversial ending to his fight ...
Archie Moore Down Under: Part Two
Following Moore's Sydney debut, in which he stopped Australian champion Ron Richards ...
Archie Moore Down Under: Part One
Archie Moore, "The Old Mongoose", best known for his 10-year reign as ...
Sportsbook of the month
SI Sportsbook - Get your Free Bet now! Get your Free Bet now!
Top Brands
Top Bonuses
Stake.us
Stake.us
Stake.us Review
4.9/5
Wow Vegas
Wow Vegas
Wow Vegas Review
4.9/5
Golden Hearts Games
Golden Hearts Games
Golden Hearts Games Review
4.8/5
LuckyLand Slots
LuckyLand Slots
LuckyLand Slots Review
4.7/5
Fortune Coins
Fortune Coins
Fortune Coins Review
4.7/5
Stake.us
Stake.us Bonus
5% Rakeback
T&Cs apply
4.9/5
Wow Vegas
Wow Vegas Bonus
30 SCs on 1st Purchase + 4.5 SCs FREE
T&Cs apply
4.9/5
Golden Hearts Games
Golden Hearts Games Bonus
Join GOLDEN2000 for 2,000 FREE coins
T&Cs apply
4.8/5
LuckyLand Slots
LuckyLand Slots Bonus
7,000 Gold Coins + 10 Sweeps Coins
T&Cs apply
4.7/5
Fortune Coins
Fortune Coins Bonus
140k GC + 400 FC
T&Cs apply
4.7/5
Latest News
MLB Opening Day 2023 Best Bets: Tigers vs Rays and Giants vs Yankees
Baseball fans, the offseason is officially over, and ...
Top 18 Greatest College Football Coaches of All-time
Current active coaches are not included in this ...
Top 5 Starting rotations as we enter the 2023 MLB season
An excellent starting rotation almost always guarantees at ...
Betting Tips
FC Dallas – Portland Timbers
04/02/2023 - 12:30 am
Toyota Stadium
Tip:
Double Chance: Draw/Away
2.3
Bet365
Bet Now
St. Louis City – Minnesota United FC
04/02/2023 - 12:30 am
CITYPARK
Tip:
Both Teams Score: No
2.1
Bet365
Bet Now
Chicago Fire – DC United
04/02/2023 - 12:30 am
Soldier Field
Tip:
Double Chance: Draw/Away
2.0
Bet365
Bet Now
Our Latest YouTube Videos
Video: MLB Best bet of the Day: Pirates vs Reds 3/30/23
MLB Best bet of the Day: Pirates vs Reds 3/30/23
Video: March Madness Betting Special: Final Four Miami vs UCONN
March Madness Betting Special: Final Four Miami vs UCONN
Video: March Madness Betting Special: Final Four Florida Atlantic vs San Diego State
March Madness Betting Special: Final Four Florida Atlantic vs San Diego State
Sportsbook of the month
SI Sportsbook - Get your Free Bet now! Get your Free Bet now!
Find out what the legends have to say about sports this week....
Top Online Casinos
Top Casinos Bonuses
Stake.us
Stake.us
Stake.us Review
4.9/5
Wow Vegas
Wow Vegas
Wow Vegas Review
4.9/5
Golden Hearts Games
Golden Hearts Games
Golden Hearts Games Review
4.8/5
LuckyLand Slots
LuckyLand Slots
LuckyLand Slots Review
4.7/5
Fortune Coins
Fortune Coins
Fortune Coins Review
4.7/5
Stake.us
Stake.us Bonus
5% Rakeback
T&Cs apply
4.9/5
Wow Vegas
Wow Vegas Bonus
30 SCs on 1st Purchase + 4.5 SCs FREE
T&Cs apply
4.9/5
Golden Hearts Games
Golden Hearts Games Bonus
Join GOLDEN2000 for 2,000 FREE coins
T&Cs apply
4.8/5
LuckyLand Slots
LuckyLand Slots Bonus
7,000 Gold Coins + 10 Sweeps Coins
T&Cs apply
4.7/5
Fortune Coins
Fortune Coins Bonus
140k GC + 400 FC
T&Cs apply
4.7/5
Top Betting Sites
Top Betting Bonuses
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Review
4.9/5
Bet365
Bet365
Bet365 Review
4.8/5
PointsBet
PointsBet
PointsBet Review
4.7/5
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com Review
4.6/5
DraftKings
DraftKings
DraftKings Review
4.6/5
SI Sportsbook
SI Sportsbook Bonus
BET $20 GET $200 IN FREE BETS
T&Cs apply
4.9/5
First deposit only | 21+ & located in VA | Promo code as seen| A qualifying bet is $20 or more | Min odds of +120 or more | Free Bet Tokens credited after bet is settled and expire after 7 days | Free Bet stakes not included in winnings | Please Gamble Responsibly - Gambling Problem? VA: CALL 1-888-532-3500 | Full T&C apply
Bet365
Bet365 Bonus
Bet $1 & Get $365 in Bonus Bets
T&Cs apply
4.8/5
Bet $1 and Get $365 in Bonus Bets at bet365. Deposit required. Bonus Bets winnings are added to Bonus Bets balance. Bonus Bet wager excluded from returns. T&Cs, time limits and exclusions apply. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-Gambler 21+
PointsBet
PointsBet Bonus
5 x $50Bet Credits
T&Cs apply
4.7/5
BetRivers.com
BetRivers.com Bonus
100% up to $500
T&Cs apply
4.6/5
DraftKings
DraftKings Bonus
20% up to $1000
T&Cs apply
4.6/5
Our Team
Mike GoodpasterAuthor IconJosh SchwartzSamuel TeetsSimon Briffa
+8
Mike Goodpaster
Mike Goodpaster
Chief Editor
Author Icon
Christopher Carlson
Content Writer
Josh Schwartz
Josh Schwartz
Editor
Samuel Teets
Samuel Teets
US Sports Veteran
Simon Briffa
Simon Briffa
Sports Editor
Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis
Editor
Chris Benedict
Chris Benedict
Editor
Author Icon
Malik Zorrok
Author
Author Icon
Daniel Kornhauser
Author
John Raspanti
John Raspanti
Author
Author Icon
Buddy Gibbs
Author
Brian Coburn
Brian Coburn
Author
Peter Bonahoom
Peter Bonahoom
Author
Find out what the legends have to say about sports this week....

Players must be 21 years of age or older or reach the minimum age for gambling in their respective state and located in jurisdictions where online gambling is legal. Please play responsibly. Bet with your head, not over it. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, and wants help, call or visit: (a) the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey at 1-800-Gambler or www.800gambler.org; or (b) Gamblers Anonymous at 855-2-CALL-GA or www.gamblersanonymous.org.

This site is using Cloudflare and adheres to the Google Safe Browsing Program. We adapted Google's Privacy Guidelines to keep your data safe at all times.

21+NCPG
Move to Top
Close
Stake.us Exclusive Bonus
5% Rakeback
Promo Code
Copy
Visit Site
T&Cs apply, 21+
Payment Methods
Bitcoin
Litecoin
Ethereum
Dogecoin
Highlights
  • Social casino loved by Drake!
  • Play Plinko, Hilo, Crash and more!
  • Get Stake Cash bonuses every day!
Stake Originals
Dice
Crash
Plinko
Mines
×
Your Bonus Code:
The bonus offer of was already opened in an additional window. If not, you can open it also by clicking the following link:
Visit Site