New Jersey Underclassman Has D-1 Looks

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free player profile look at the individual game of New Jersey underclassman guard prospect Tariq Carey ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Tariq Carey

HEIGHT: 6-foot-1

WEIGHT: 171 Pounds

CLASS: 2012, a rising sophomore. School begins next week here in the New York/tri-state area.

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, SMU, Stony Brook, Monmouth, St. Francis, St. Joe's, and Siena

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

* Carey has taken an unofficial visit to SMU and also attended the SMU camp, according to Josh Harvey of PonyStampede.com, Scout.com's team SMU website. Harvey stated the Tariq felt he could have played better.

Tariq has also attended Norm Roberts' St. John's Elite camp and is expected to visit there this week.

PREVIOUS EVALUATION OF TARIQ CAREY'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

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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