Memphis Tigers Logo

Memphis Tigers Logo
The varsity teams of the University of Memphis have been moderately successful. The most known of them are probably the two basketball teams and the men’s soccer team.

Meaning and history

Memphis Tigers logo history


The visual symbolism behind the Memphis Tigers logo is utterly transparent. What else can better represent the spirit of such a team than a tiger?
The current emblem was introduced in 1994 and has remained virtually unchanged ever since. It features a tiger in blue, orange, and white. The creature on the Memphis Tigers logo is leaping from behind a large blue “M” with white and blue trim.

Memphis Tigers basketball

Memphis Tigers basketball logo
The men’s basketball team of the University of Memphis has been the NCAA Tournament Runner-ups twice. The Tigers have made 26 appearances in the NCAA Tournament and 18 appearances in the National Invitation Tournament (the information is true for the fall of 2019). Their head coach is Penny Hardaway.
The women’s team can boast seven NCAA Tournament appearances. Their head coach is Melissa McFerrin, who has stayed at this position for eight consecutive seasons.

Memphis Tigers soccer

Memphis Tigers soccer logo
The highest achievement of the men’s soccer program has been the Conference USA championship they claimed in 2004.