April 30, 2009

Tarik Black Seeing Interest Soar

College coaches looking for active posts in the 2010 class have been beating a steady path to Memphis lately to check in with Tarik Black at Ridgeway high school. Black has been on the radar of many high-majors since his sophomore year, but strong play this past season and in the first weeks of the spring have sent his stock rising in the eyes of some observers.

Black (6-foot-7, 230 pounds) is starting to collect a steady stream of offers heading into the summer has raised his profile and brought a steady flow of coaching visitors to Ridgeway during the newly-abbreviated April contact and evaluation period.

"It's been hectic but it's been good," Black said of all the activity around him in the last couple of months. "Duke came by the school, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, Baylor and Alabama and Ole Miss. I've been hearing from all of them pretty steady."

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