Ricky Tarrant's 21 points leads Tulane to largest C-USA victory since 2007
Eligible to play as a graduate student due to the NCAA transfer rule.
PRIOR TO TULANE: Played in 51 games with five starts during his career at Penn...Averaged 4.3 points and 2.5 rebounds...Dished out 51 assists, had 30 steals and 17 blocked shots during his career as well...Did not play as a senior after suffering a season-ending injury prior to the 2010-11 season...Enjoyed his best season in 2009-10 with 7.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per game, including 10 double figure scoring games and one double double...His double double (18-12) came against Yale in his first career start...Scored a career-high 19 points against Harvard in 2009-10.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner in both basketball and football...Captain of both...High school basketball coaches were John Meyer and Scott Nemecek...Basketball team won regional title in 2006 and Central Suburban League (CSL) titles in 2005 and 2006...Named all-conference in 2005-06...Earned all-conference honors in football for CSL champions as a senior...Honor roll student.
PERSONAL: Born Daniel William Monkton, III on March 21, 1989...Son of Mary and Daniel Monckton...Father played basketball at William & Mary...Uncle, Tony Lehman, played basketball at Miami (Ohio)...Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in the spring of 2011...Sustained real estate development major in graduate school.