2012 Prospect Has Early D-1 Interest

Reporter Mike Sullivan has an update on the status of 2012 prospect Tariq Carey, who has already generated some solid college interest in his skill level ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Tariq Carey

HEIGHT: 6-foot-1

WEIGHT: 172 Pounds

CLASS: 2012, a rising sophomore

HIGH SCHOOL: East Side High School in Newark, New Jersey

POSITIONS: Shooting guard/Point guard

AAU TEAM: New Jersey Elite

EARLY COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY INTEREST IN TARIQ CAREY: St. John's, St. Peter's, St. Francis, SMU, St. Joe's, and Siena

* Carey has taken an unofficial visit to SMU and also attended Norm Roberts' St. John's Elite camp held last month.

STRENGTHS IN HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME: Can handle the ball effectively and doesn't mind challenging the bigger bodies inside the paint with drives to the basket.

A player who can score, Tariq has plenty of time to (A.) strengthen his frame, (B.) Develop more consistency in his perimeter effectiveness, and (C.) Become a better decision maker with the basketball.


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