A Rose For the U of M? 

“The Memphis rumors are all over. There is no school ahead now, but people are saying a lot of negative things,” Reggie Rose said. “All I know is (the Tigers) were (ranked) in the top five last year and had two first-round (NBA draft) picks. Derrick is a let-me-prove-you-wrong kid.”

Chicago's Simeon High School's Derrick Rose is the Next Big Thing, a point guard who's widely considered the best college prospect in the country. The big news this weekend is that he's narrowed his college options to five. And yes, Memphis is still very much in the mix. Read more here.

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.


Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

More by John Branston

  • Pyramid History 101

    Bass Pro should acknowledge the big pointy building’s backstory.
    • May 14, 2015
  • Let it Be

    What to do about the Fairgrounds? How about nothing?
    • Jan 29, 2015
  • Let’s Go, Shelby County Schools!

    Some suggestions for how the new Shelby County Schools system can hold its own in the years to come.
    • Aug 14, 2014
  • More »
ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2018

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation