Jacquil Taylor
Jacquil  Taylor

RS Freshman

Cambridge, Mass.

High School:
Beaver Country Day School

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240



Gameday Feature: Jacquil Taylor

Redshirt freshman gives depth on the inside


Black Tops Gold in First Scrimmage

Swanigan records double-double (23 p, 12 r) in first scrimmage


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Taylor Granted Medical Hardship Waiver

Talented redshirt freshman will get 2014-15 season restored


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


MBB vs. NW Ohio (11-8-15)

Purdue men's basketball defeated Northwestern Ohio, 92-43, on Nov. 8, 2015.


MBB Scrimmage (10/24/15)

MBB Scrimmage (10/24/15)


2014-15 Purdue Basketball: Jacquil Taylor

Jacquil Taylor photos from the 2014-15 season.


MBB | Purdue vs. Cincinnati (3-19-15)

Purdue vs. Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (3-19-15)


MBB | Purdue vs. Arkansas State (12-10-14)

Purdue vs. Arkansas State men's basketball (Dec. 10, 2014)

2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics

2014-15 Photo Gallery

• Taylor appeared in six games throughout his freshman campaign, before nagging injuries from high school eventually ended his season.
• Was granted a medical hardship waiver and his freshman season of eligibility was restored in mid-July.
• Appeared in the first five games of the year and then the Arkansas State contest on Dec. 10, before being sidelined.
• Scored a total of 13 points with 12 rebounds, two assists and four blocks in 42 minutes of action.
• Tallied 12 of his 13 points in the first three games of the year, scoring seven points in 13 minutes vs. Samford and five points in 12 minutes vs. Grambling.
• Had at least two rebounds in his first five appearances, including a career-high three caroms against Samford and Missouri.
• Had two assists against Grambling, in addition to making his first career three-pointer.
• Blocked two shots in the opener against Samford.

• Three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the state of Massachusetts.
• Three-star recruit according to Rivals.
• As a senior, was named the Eastern Independent League (EIL) MVP, team MVP and named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team for the third straight year, leading his team to the NEPSAC Class B title.
• Named eighth-best player in New England by the New England Recruiting Report.
• Named Big Man of the Year, Best Shot Blocker and MVP by Hoop Mountain (AAU).
• Earned first-team All-NEPSAC Class B accolades as a sophomore, leading Beaver Country Day to an undefeated regular season and the NEPSAC Class B title, typically one of the toughest conferences in America.
• Averaged 15.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.2 blocks a game as a sophomore, being named the EIL Co-MVP. Was also named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team.
• Was mentioned as one of the top five players in New England before his injury.
• Most-highly touted big man to come out of Cambridge, Mass., since New York Knicks Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.
• Very underrated prospect with tremendous upside as a foot injury caused him to miss most of his junior year as well as the summer AAU circuit.
• Brother, Maurice, played basketball at North Carolina A&T.
• Chose Purdue over offers from Providence, Saint Joseph's and North Carolina A&T and was receiving interest from Maryland, Pittsburgh, Boston College and others before his injury.
• Coached by Juan Figueroa.

• Born March 17, 1995, in Cambridge, Mass.
• Son of Maurice Taylor and Jamycia Bailey-Taylor.
• Has six brothers (Maurice, Jaron, Marquis, Dante, Christopher and Michan) and one sister (Jalia).
• Aspires to be a filmmaker, and plans to major in Film and Video Studies.
• Chose Purdue because he sees an opportunity to do something special.



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