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Faragi Phillips Joins Tiger Coaching Staff; Garrett Kelly Named Director of Basketball Operations

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis Tiger head men's basketball coach Penny Hardaway has named Faragi Phillips, a proven coach with significant ties to Memphis, an assistant coach on his staff. Hardaway has also named Garrett Kelly Director of Basketball Operations.

Phillips spent the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons as an assistant coach under Jerry Stackhouse at Vanderbilt, which came after serving as head coach at Memphis' Whitehaven High School for four seasons (2015-19) and Memphis' Mitchell High School for four years before that (2011-15).

"Faragi is a great addition to our coaching staff," Hardaway said.