Found May 23, 2013 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Memphis forward Tarik Black is transferring to Kansas and will be eligible to play immediately. Black has graduated from Memphis and has one year of eligibility left. Last season, Black started five of 32 games played for Memphis and averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. His 58.9 field goal percentage was second on the team. He had 20 blocked shots and 22 steals at the power forward position. "He will be a huge addition both physically and emotionally, especially from a leadership standpoint, as he will be the most experienced guy on our team entering next season," Kansas coach Bill Self said. Black was a major recruit when he landed at Memphis out of high school, and while he's been solid, he never blossomed into a star. For his career, he has averaged 9.3 points and 4.9 rebounds and made 60 starts. "Tarik has played in a ton of big games and certainly has had good experience at Memphis," Self said. "He's used to winning and c...

Black's Decision Will Force Duke To Go Small

The news that former Memphis basketball player  Tarik Black has opted to transfer to Kansas instead of Duke means really one thing for the Blue Devils: They’ll be small, very small. Black the 6-foot-9 big man graduated from Memphis and opted to transfer for his final year of eligibility. Apparently he found a home in Kansas, who along with No. 1 recruit Andrew Wiggins who...

Thoughts before Canada

I leave for the big Canada trip Thursday morning with Bogart, Dawger, and Bear so I won't get a chance to talk at you for quite a while.  I'll leave a few parting thoughts here and then hopefully TRE can put up a couple of posts while I'm gone. -  At one point it seemed like the Gophers had a strong shot at landing Memphis transfer Tarik Black, but once again when...
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