Desoto County Sports

Hustle finalize opening night roster

Photo: Matthew Hurt of the Memphis Hustle is shown in action with the team last season. Hurt is among the returning players on the Hustle roster for Friday’s opening night game against Rio Grande Valley. (Bob Bakken/

The Memphis Hustle on Thursday, Nov. 9, finalized its 2023-24 opening night roster. The team waived Sincere Carry, Davion Warren and Dominick Welch.

With Thursday’s moves, the Hustle roster now stands at 13 players.

The roster includes two players who made it through local tryouts at Christian Brothers University before the start of training camp. The pair are Nathan Cayo, a 6-7 forward from Richmond, and Loudon Love, a 6-8 center from Wright State.

Following is the Memphis Hustle opening night roster:

The Hustle host its opening game of the Showcase Cup against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Friday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Landers Center in Southaven. The teams will square off for a second time on Saturday, Nov. 11, also at 7 p.m. inside the Landers Center.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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