Mike DeCourcy, Sporting News
Inside Dish: Memphis out to play with big boys
Posted: July 29, 2007
Memphis coach John Calipari is taking the unusual step of building out his schedule three seasons into the future, similar to what football programs do. To keep Memphis playing high-profile opponents while a member of low-profile Conference USA, he is lining up games with Ohio State, Syracuse, Texas and West Virginia in addition to already established series with Georgetown and Tennessee.