Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Kansas coach Bill Self visited with Memphis transfer Tarik Black Wednesday night, sources confirmed to SNY.tv.
The 6-foot-9 Black is believed to have also met with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, Ohio State coach Thad Matta and San Diego State’s Steve Fisher.
According to CBSSports.com, Oregon, Vanderbilt, Florida State, Miami and Minnesota have also tried to get involved or are involved.
The 6-9 Black averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds as a junior last season for the Tigers.
“I will not be conducting any interviews during this process,” he said by text.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.