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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) - -

FOX13 Sports has confirmed that Frank Matrisciano, the trainer to the Memphis Tigers basketball team has been has been fired.

Josh Pastner told FOX13 Sports Director Matt Stark, that Matrisciano "is pursuing other opportunities. We wish him nothing but the very best".

Matrisciano was known as "Hells Trainer" when he arrived in Memphis in 2011, due to his unconventional training methods that drew national notoriety.  He has worked with NBA stars like the Grizzlies Zach Randolph and Blake Griffin from the LA Clippers.

The Tigers will begin a search for his replacement immediately.

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