Changes are coming for the Memphis men's basketball team. On Wednesday, head coach Penny Hardaway announced that Rasheed Wallace's role with the team has been altered.
Wallace, who agreed to become an assistant coach at Memphis back in August, will serve as a consultant for the time being. His in-person duties have been taken away from him - for now.
This isn't an ideal situation to say the least, albeit Hardaway didn't close the door on Wallace possibly returning in-person at a later date.
To the surprise of absolutely no one, the college basketball world is putting Memphis on blast this afternoon.
"Just another day in the life of Memphis basketball," Aaron Torres of FOX Sports Radio said.
Matt Prehm of 247Sports had a slightly different reaction, tweeting "Did anyone outside of the Memphis circle think this was actually going to work long-term?"
"Checking in on the Coach Sheed experiment in Memphis," Brendan Marks of The Athletic said.
Overall, it seems like Hardaway has a few problems to figure out at Memphis.
The exact reason for this decision has not been revealed. That being said, Hardaway recently announced that Wallace was in the COVID-19 protocols.
Memphis will be back in action Thursday night against SMU.