Tarik Phillip

#12 Tarik Phillip

G | Sr. | 6-3 | 195 | Brooklyn, N.Y. | Queen City Prep/Independence CC

2015-16 (Junior)

  • Appeared in all 35 contests
  • Averaged 9.3 points and 2.5 rebounds per game
  • Shot 41.7 percent from the field and 40.9 percent from 3-point range
  • Shot 70.5 percent from the free throw line with a team-leading 103 made free throws
  • Had 98 assists and 53 steals
  • Averaged 22.3 minutes per game off the bench
  • Was eighth in the Big 12 in steals per game (1.51)
  • Finished 14th in the Big 12 in free throw percentage
  • Finished with 13 points and three blocks against TCU in the Big 12 Championship
  • Scored 11 points at Baylor
  • Had 13 points against Texas Tech
  • Scored a career-high 22 points, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range, against Iowa State
  • Posted a team-high 17 points against Oklahoma
  • Had 19 points and four assists at Texas
  • Scored 11 points at Kansas
  • Had nine points and seven assists in the win at Iowa State
  • Had 15 points at Florida, including three 3-point field goals
  • Scored 20 points, including eight points in the final 58 seconds, in the win at Texas Tech
  • Had seven points, five rebounds, two assists, one block and three steals at Oklahoma
  • Scored a career-high 18 points with three assists in the win at TCU
  • Posted 14 points, including the go-ahead basket, in the double-overtime win at Kansas State
  • Scored 12 points at Virginia Tech
  • Had nine points and five assists against Eastern Kentucky
  • Scored 11 points with four assists against Marshall
  • Had 10 points and four assists against UL Monroe
  • Scored five points in games against Richmond and San Diego State in Las Vegas
  • Registered a career-high 10 assists against Stetson
  • Had four steals and four assists against James Madison
  • Scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds in the opener against Northern Kentucky

2014-15 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in 34 games as a sophomore
  • Averaged 4.1 points per contest
  • Shot 46.9 percent from the field
  • Averaged 12.9 minutes per game
  • Had 28 assists and 38 steals
  • Had six points and four rebounds against Maryland in the NCAA Tournament
  • Scored nine points against Buffalo in the NCAA Tournament, including a late 3 to help seal the win
  • Had eight points with three assists against Oklahoma State
  • Scored a season-high 13 points at Kansas
  • Had five steals in 12 minutes in the win over Kansas State
  • Scored seven points against Baylor
  • Had a game-high 12 points in the win at Kansas State
  • Scored eight points with three assists and three steals against Oklahoma
  • Finished with four points against Iowa State
  • Scored seven points against NC State
  • Had five points, three rebounds and two steals at Northern Kentucky
  • Finished with 12 points and five rebounds against LSU
  • Scored six points against College of Charleston
  • Had 12 points vs. VMI
  • Scored five points against George Mason
  • Scored four points with two steals against Lafayette
  • Grabbed four rebounds in his first game as a Mountaineer vs. Monmouth

2013-14 (Freshman) - Independence Community College

  • Attended Independence Community College, where he averaged 18.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game for coach Tony Turner
  • Shot 55 percent from the field and 38 percent from 3-point range
  • Was the Jayhawk Conference Player of the Year in the Eastern Division
  • Was also the league’s Freshman of the Year
  • Earned all-region honors while helping Independence to the division title

High School

  • Attended Queen City Prep in Charlotte, N.C., as a postgraduate
  • Averaged 26 points and seven assists per game for coach Tony Taylor
  • Previously attended Brooklyn College Academy
  • Led Brooklyn College Academy to the PSAL “B” city crown as a sophomore
  • Played AAU basketball for the Long Island Lightning and Exodus


  • Son of Patrick and Annie Phillip
  • Birthday is August 10
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
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