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Ricky Tarrant
Ricky Tarrant

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pleasant Grove, Ala.

High School:
Pleasant Grove

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L


11/22/2014

Another Solid Team Effort Lifts Men's Basketball to Victory

Green Wave bench scored 56 of the 89 points in an 89-45 win over SUNO on Saturday night

03/11/2014

Stark Named to C-USA All-Freshman Team

Green Wave freshman averaged 14.2 points and 4.2 assists per game

03/23/2013

Men's Basketball Ends Season at Bradley

Kendall Timmons led the Green Wave with a season-high 29 points in the losing effort

03/22/2013

Men's Basketball Visits Bradley in Second Round of CIT

Green Wave defeated South Alabama on Wednesday to advance in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament

03/20/2013

Men's Basketball Advances in CIT with Win over USA

Green Wave win first postseason since 1996 behind a Josh Davis double double

• 2012-13 Preseason First-team All-Conference USA •
• 2011-12 Conference USA Freshman of the Year •
• 2011-12 First-team All-Conference USA •
• 2011-12 Louisiana Freshman of the Year •
• 2011-12 First-team All-Louisiana •

A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Earned Conference USA Freshman of the Year honors...Became first Tulane player since 1997 to be named first team All-C-USA...Was named first team All-Louisiana and Louisiana Freshman of the Year by the LSWA...One of three players to start all 31 games (Callahan and Davis)...Led the Green Wave in scoring, assists, steals, free throws made and free throws attempted...Earned Conference USA Player and Freshman of the Week on Dec. 5...Named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Nov. 29, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20...First C-USA freshman to ever earn five straight FOW honors...Received LSWA Player of the Week honors on Dec. 5, Jan. 30 and Feb. 27...Named all-tournament at the Skip Prosser Tournament...Started his first collegiate game in the season-opener against Alabama State...Scored six points in his collegiate debut...Poured in 33 points and hit five 3-pointers in the victory over SMU...His 33-point performance is a single-game Tulane record for a freshman...Also poured in 33 points at UAB, including 29 in the final 13 minutes of the game...Led Tulane to the victory over Georgia Tech with 24 points, including six 3-pointers, and seven rebounds...Scored 22 points in the victory over MacMurray...Had 21 points in the win over Houston...Poured in 13 points and dished out six assists against Nicholls State...Had another six assists game against UMES...Scored 15 points in the victory over Alcorn State...Had 15 points in the loss at No. 1 Syracuse...Had 12 points, five rebounds and four assists in his C-USA debut at UCF...Added 16 points against Southern Miss...Had a game-high 13 points against Rice...Posted a team-high 15 points with four 3-pointers at Tulsa...Scored a game-high 22 points with five assists and six steals in the win over UTEP...Added 18 points and a career-best eight assists at Rice...Posted 19 points and a career-best eight rebounds at UTEP...Scored a game-high 20 points against Memphis...Had 21 points in a loss at SMU and in the home loss to Tulsa...Recorded 24 double figure scoring games this season...Had nine 20-plus point games this season...His 52 made 3-pointers ranked him ninth at Tulane for a single season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 21.2 points, 3.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game during his career for coach Billy Grant at Pleasant Grove High School...Was a three-time team captain and earned league and team MVP honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...Earned 5A Player of the Year honors and was the Metro Player of the Year as a senior...Runner-up Mr. Basketball in Alabama...Scored 47 points in a game and also hit 26 free throws in one game.

PERSONAL: Born Ricky LaFredrick Tarrant on Aug. 7, 1993...Son of Glenene and Ricky Sr...Has one sister, Aleah.

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