SENIOR LEADER: Played 12.2 minutes per game over the last 16 games compared with 8.7 per game through XU's first 16 games...enjoyed a career game in his final collegiate appearance, scoring a career-high 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field against Marquette in the NCAA Second Round...hit 3-of-4 from the field on his way to a then career-high tying seven points against Fordham on Feb. 19...scored a then career-high seven points on 3-of-4 shooting from the field in the win over Temple on Jan. 22...scored six big points in seven minutes in the Jan. 15 win over Dayton, hitting all three of his shots from the field...had six points at St. Bonaventure on Jan. 19...hit 19 of his 27 shots (70.4 percent) from the field in Atlantic 10 regular season action this season...made his first NCAA Division I collegiate start in the Florida game on Dec. 31...prior to the start against UF, he had two solid games, hitting 4-of-5 from the field and contributing nine points in 28 minutes in games at Gonzaga and vs. Albany...played a career-high 25 minutes coming off the bench in the opener.
2009-10: Played in all 35 games...grabbed a career-high tying six rebounds in 14 minutes of action at Saint Louis on Feb. 24...grabbed five big rebounds in the NCAA Tournament clash with Kansas State on March 25...played a career-high 20 minutes in the win over Rhode Island on Jan. 23...has had some big efforts, grabbing four rebounds in nine minutes against LSU on Dec. 29 and grabbing a career-high six rebounds in 14 minutes at Wake Forest on Jan. 3...hit both of his shots from the field en route to four points to go with two rebounds and two steals at George Washington on Jan. 10 in a then career-high 17 minutes of action...hit all six of his free throw attempts while recording a career-high tying six points against Charlotte on Jan. 13...enjoyed one of the best games of his Xavier career against Creighton on Nov. 27 with a career-high six points on 3-of-5 shooting from the field in 11 minutes of action...also was a key contributor off the bench in the double overtime win over Cincinnati on Dec. 13 with four points and a career-high two steals in 14 minutes...hit a three-pointer in seven minutes against Youngstown State on Nov. 13 and scored three points again against Bowling Green on Nov. 17 to go with three rebounds in eight minutes of action.
2008-09: Injuries limited his time the entire season...scored a Xavier career-high four points while hitting both of his shots from the field in a Xavier career-high seven minutes at St. Bonaventure...played four minutes in his Xavier debut in the IPFW game, scoring his first two XU career points...added two more in the Ohio win and the Robert Morris win.
2006-07 SEASON AT HILLSDALE COLLEGE (AS A FRESHMAN): Played in all 26 games, starting 25 times for Hillsdale, a Division II school in Michigan...team finished the season with a 15-11 record after an 11-2 start...averaged 12.0 points and 5.0 rebounds while shooting 57.8 percent (111-of-192) from the field as a freshman...led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding nine times...scored in double figures 19 times as a freshman, including the last three games and seven of the last eight games...scored a career-high 24 points against Ashland...grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to go with 18 points against Winona State (Minn.)...basketball coach: Ed Douma.
AT ST. JOHN'S JESUIT: Played four years on the varsity...averaged 15.0 points and eight rebounds as a senior...played with current Xavier teammate B.J. Raymond and former Dayton rival Brian Roberts at St. John's Jesuit...basketball coach: Ed Heintschel.
PERSONAL: Graduated this past May with a bachelor's degree in business management...born July 30, 1987 in Toledo, Ohio...parents are Steve and Diana Taylor.
|Points||16||vs. Marquette in NCAA Tournament (March 18, 2011)|
|Field Goals Made||7||vs. Marquette in NCAA Tournament (March 18, 2011)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||1||vs. Youngstown State (November 13, 2009)|
|Free Throws Made||6||vs. Charlotte (January 13, 2010)|
|Rebounds||6||Twice; Most Recent at Saint Louis (February 24, 2011)|
|Assists||3||at Duquesne (February 13, 2011)|
|Blocks||2||vs. Kent State (December 14, 2009)|
|Steals||2||Five Times; Most Recent vs. Dayton in A-10 Tournament (March 11, 2011)|
|Turnovers||2||Twice; Most Recent at Richmond (January 29, 2011)|
|Minutes Played||25||vs. Western Michigan (November 12, 2010)|