2014-15 - FRESHMAN
- Game-By-Game Statistics
- Gave the Vols 11 strong minutes off the bench at Arkansas (1/27/15) and tied a season-high with three rebounds; also drew his first career charge.
- Made his first career start when the Vols hosted Kansas State for the SEC/Big 12 Challenge (12/6/14).
- Gave the Vols nine minutes off the bench against 11th-ranked Kansas in the semifinals of the Orlando Classic (11/28/14).
- Logged his first collegiate point and rebound in the home-opening victory over Texas Southern (11/20/14).
- Recorded a steal during his one minute off the bench while making his college debut vs. 15th-ranked VCU at the Veterans Classic (11/14/14).
- Spent a post-graduate year at Mt. Zion Prep School in Baltimore, where he was coached by Rodrick Harrison.
- Rivals.com rated Owens as the eighth-best prospect in the state of Maryland.
- Prior to the 2013-14 season, Owens was rated by Scout.com as a four-star, top-100 prospect.
- Attended St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Md., before enrolling at Mt. Zion.
- Initially signed with Ohio University in November 2013, but he was released from his NLI following a coaching change there.
- Played AAU ball for the Baltimore's Finest program.
- Full name is Tariq Amir Owens
- First name pronounced: TY-reek
- Born: June 30, 1995, in Utica, N.Y.
- Son of Renard and Cassandra Owens
- Academic major: Agricultural Leadership
- Recipient of the Bertelkamp Basketball Scholarship Endowment Fund