Ricky Tarrant
Ricky  Tarrant


Pleasant Grove, Ala.

High School:
Pleasant Grove

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190



70 Alabama Student-Athletes Slated for Spring Graduation Including Eight All-Americans

The Crimson Tide's spring graduates include eight All-Americans, four Academic All-Americans and 13 student-athletes who were part of national championships during their Alabama careers


Ricky Tarrant Granted his Request for a Release from Alabama Men's Basketball Program

Tarrant played 19 games in 2014-15 before season-ending injury


The Battle Plan - March 6, 2015

Providing Vital Guidance on Career Development


Alabama Men's Basketball Suffers Heartbreaking Overtime Loss to Arkansas, 93-91

Tide makes dramatic comeback only to fall in final second


Alabama Men's Basketball Downs Texas A&M, 65-44, in Southeastern Conference Opener

The Tide went on a decisive 17-3 run midway through the second half to seize control


On the Court With Ricky Tarrant

On the Court With Ricky Tarrant


Men's Basketball First Practice

Men's Basketball First Practice


Behind the Scenes Shoot with Men's Basketball

Behind the Scenes Shoot with Men's Basketball

Granted release to transfer on April 10, 2015.

2014-15 (Junior)

Played 19 games, starting 13 before being sidelined after the Florida game on Jan. 27 by a plantar fascia rupture … was second on the team in scoring with 13.1 points, 2.0 assists and 1.4 steals per game … named SEC Player of the Week on Dec. 29 after recording a season-high 24 points and making 8-of-10 free throws against UCLA (12/28) … scored 23 points while hitting 4-of-8 from beyond the arc against Xavier (12/6) … made his first Crimson Tide start and responded with a season-high eight assists and five steals while committing no turnovers and scoring 17 points against USF (12/2) … scored 21 points against Arkansas (1/22) … had 21 points in 27 minutes against Arizona State (11/25) … recorded 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 3-of-4 from deep while leading the team with three steals against Southern Miss (11/20) … scored 18 points while shooting 6-of-8 from the field and going 8-of-10 from the free throw line in a win over Western Carolina (11/17).

2013-14 (Transfer Season)

Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for 2013-14, while sitting out the season due NCAA transfer rules ... transferred from Tulane University prior to the start of the 2013-14 season.


Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Tulane University ... named second team All-Conference USA and second team All-District 11 by the NABC in 2013 ... also earned third team All-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) ... 34th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points (1,013) ... had 51 double-figure scoring games in his career (20 with 20-plus points) ... scored 30-plus points in three games ... his 550 points as a sophomore were the ninth-most in Tulane history ... poured in a season-high 30 points with six three-pointers in win at Rice ... scored 28 points in win over Hofstra, with five 3-pointers, a career-high eight rebounds and five steals ... had 19 points and a career-high nine assists in win over Marshall ... earned Tulane Classic All-Tournament honors ... named C-USA and LSWA Freshman of the Year in 2012 ... also earned first team All-C-USA honors as a freshman.


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 ... three-time captain and earned league and team MVP honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... named 5A Player of the Year honors and Metro Player of the Year as a senior ... runner-up for Mr. Basketball in Alabama, behind future Tide teammate Levi Randolph ... scored 47 points and also hit 26 free throws in one game.


Born Aug. 7, 1993 ... son of Glenene and Ricky Sr. ... has one sister, Aleah ... majoring in consumer affairs.