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'We're going to play:' Tennessee, Memphis to revive basketball series

brenda f. quinn, govolsxtra • May 16, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Turns out January’s fuss over the death of Tennessee-Memphis wasn’t a eulogy.

Bringing order to a rivalry nearly gone awry, UT athletic director Dave Hart told the Knoxville News Sentinel on Wednesday that Tennessee and Memphis have “agreed in principle to a four-year home-and-home series in men’s basketball.”

While discussions related to the universities meeting in football are ongoing, the basketball conversation has reached closure.

“We’re going to play,” Hart said. “We’re going to continue the basketball series.”

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