November 27, 2013
Kansas head coach Bill Self smiles at forward Tarik Black as the two and guard Naadir Tharpe take questions on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, during a news conference at the Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Kansas will open the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament against Wake Forest at 2:30 p.m. central time on Thursday.
It’s not often a major-college basketball player gets a second chance in a holiday tournament played in an exotic locale. But that’s exactly the opportunity that awaits Kansas University senior power forward Tarik Black, who suffered two losses against one victory while playing for Memphis at the Battle 4 Atlantis last season. By Gary Bedore