Tarik Black to Transfer from Memphis

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(Memphis) Tarik Black officially announced today that he will transfer from the University of Memphis.

Black says that he will get his release by next week and start considering other schools then. He plans to seek his Master’s degree at his new school. He will be eligible to play basketball immediately.

Black, a graduate of Ridgeway High School, posted career lows in minutes played, points per game and rebounds per game with the Tigers this year.

He said today that he planned to attend a school outside of Memphis after high school, but that friends talked him in to playing here.