Sources confirm to FOX13 Sports that Memphis Tigers head basketball coach Josh Pastner has hired Robert Kirby as an assistant coach.
Kirby is regarded as one of the top recruiters in college basketball. He is best known to basketball fans in the Mid-South for his lengthy run as an assistant at Mississippi State from 1998-2010.
He has also been an assistant at Georgetown, and most recently at LSU.
Kirby is a Memphis native.