VCU picks up first 2023 commitment in Bronx native, Tarique Foster

Tarique Foster announced on Instagram Monday afternoon that he will be joining the VCU Rams for the 2023-2024 season.

At 6-8, 175 lbs, Tarique is a versatile forward who can fit into multiple positions for the Rams.He most recently played AAU hoops with Wiz Kids on the Adidias 3SSB circuit.

Foster’s basketball trajectory was briefly put on hold in July 2021 when he was shot in the right calf outside of a graduation party in the Bronx. He was one of 5 victims who were shot that night.

Foster is VCU’s first commitment for the 2023-2024 season. He took a visit to VCU earlier this month, and made the commitment to VCU over offers from several other schools including Atlantic 10 foe St. Bonaventure.

Matt has been reporting on VCU sports for Ram Nation since 2007 with a focus on news, photos, and feature stories.