Tarik Black Jokes On Twitter, Says He Wasn’t Crying, Had “Sweat” In His Eyes

Earlier Sunday afternoon, the 2-seed Kansas Jayhawks, one of the favorites to play in this year’s Final Four, were knocked off by 10-seed Stanford in a fantastic contest that came down to the final possession. Unfortunately for Jayhawks senior Tarik Black, he was forced to watch the final 5:25 from the sidelines after picking up his fifth foul. And what’s even more unfortunate...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

KU's Black doesn't have to be the best player on the floor -- he just needs to BE on the dang floor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Not all the news regarding Kansas big men this week was apocalyptic or awful, we swear. Take Tarik Black. For his career -- three seasons at Memphis, one with the Jayhawks -- the burly KU forward has done a better job of staying out of foul trouble in the month of March than he has overall. Honest. For realz. In March, since 2010-11, the big man from Memphis has...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

“Your Court, You Game”, Tarik Black: Kansas Jayhawks Stomp Red Raiders

“Your Court, You Game”, Tarik Black: Kansas Jayhawks Stomp Red RaidersUniversity of Kansas versus Texas Tech. No, this is not their first match up this season. Yes, they defeated the Red Raiders 64-63 in Lubbock, Texas their last matchup. But the focus is on the fact that it was senior night. And quite the senior night it was for the University of Kansas Jayhawks. Let’s start...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Black's perfect night helps No. 8 Jayhawks roll over Texas Tech 82-57

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Tarik Black scored 19 points on perfect shooting in his final game at Allen Fieldhouse, and No. 8 Kansas managed just fine without injured center Joel Embiid in an 82-57 romp over Texas Tech on Wednesday night. Black, a senior transfer from Memphis, finished 9 of 9 from the field, matching the school record for field goal attempts without a miss held by C.J. Giles...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas Bench Goes Nuts After Tarik Black Throws Down Monster Dunk

It is not unusual for a bench to react after a player does something on the court--like dunk on someone so hard he gets knocked on his behind. So when the Jayhawks bench went nuts after Tarik Black posterized one of the Longhorns Saturday it shouldn't be surprising.Than again, it was one heck of a celebration... It started out as a pretty good game; eight minutes in and the...
Via FatManWriting
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tarik Black throws down a huge dunk against Texas

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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tarik Black’s tattoo is touched by Jane Seymour’s Open Hearts

Kansas Jayhawks forward Tarik Black has a tattoo that looks a lot like Jane Seymour's Open Hearts on his shoulder. Big guys have feelings too.
Via Gamedayr
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Transfer Tarik Black looks for fresh start with Jayhawks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- How is it that a guy like Tarik Black, who averaged just 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds a game last season at Memphis, became such a hot commodity last spring when he announced his plans to transfer? Remember, this is a guy who walked out on a practice last November and was suspended for a game. And this is a guy who was once a top 50 recruit at Memphis but eventually...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas lands transfer Tarik Black from Memphis

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...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tarik Black to Kansas?

Everything is coming up Kansas these days. A week after landing 2013′s prize recruit, Andrew Wiggins, Bill Self appears to have landed the nation’s most talked about transfer in Tarik Black.

Via SCACC Hoops
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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