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Jacquil Taylor
Jacquil  Taylor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cambridge, Mass.

High School:
Beaver Country Day School

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240

Position:
Forward

08/25/2017

USA Wins Pool C with 5-0 Record

Boilermakers run past Estonia 101-61 in final medal-round tuneup

08/20/2017

USA Holds Off Argentina in Opener

Carsen Edwards leads five players in double figures

08/18/2017

USA Breezes Past Norway in Final Tuneup

Edwards and Haas combine for 37 points in rout

08/18/2017

USA Team Begins Golden Quest in Taipei

Americans begin pool play vs. Argentina on Sunday

10/01/2016

MBB Holds First Practice Saturday

Notes from Saturday's first session of the 2016-17 season

06/02/2016

2015-16 / Jacquil Taylor Photo Gallery

Photos from Jacquil Taylor's redshirt freshman season in 2015-16.

12/09/2015

No. 11 Purdue 93, Howard 55

Check out the photo gallery from the Purdue men's basketball game against Howard.

11/13/2015

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

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

10/27/2015

MBB Scrimmage (10/24/15)

MBB Scrimmage (10/24/15)

05/26/2015

2014-15 Purdue Basketball: Jacquil Taylor

Jacquil Taylor photos from the 2014-15 season.

CAREER NOTES
• Taylor has missed significant parts of two of his three seasons at Purdue, but is healthy entering the year.
• Will be counted on this year to provide depth to Purdue's frontcourt.
• Has good touch out to 3-point range and has added about 25 pounds since his arrival at Purdue.
• Has produced in his minutes at Purdue, averaging 14.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per 40 minutes.

AS A SOPHOMORE / 2016-17
• Suffered a foot injury in October, causing him to miss the entire season.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN / 2015-16
Game-by-Game Statistics / Year in Photos
• Taylor appeared in 13 games for the Boilermakers, averaging 1.8 points and 1.5 rebounds in just 4.6 minutes per game.
• Posted his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in just 14 minutes against Rutgers. Made 4-of-6 field goals and 2-of-3 3-pointers against the Scarlet Knights.
• Scored five points with two rebounds, a block and a steal in 10 minutes against Howard.
• Netted two points with a rebound in the Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois.
• Blocked two shots in five minutes in the season-opening win over North Carolina A&T.
• Averaged 16.0 points and 13.3 rebounds per 40 minutes played.

2014-15 / AS A FRESHMAN
Game-by-Game Statistics / Year in Photos
• 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.
• Had two assists against Grambling, in addition to making his first career three-pointer.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and Rivals and ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the state of Massachusetts.
• 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.
• 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.

PERSONAL
• Majoring in interdisciplinary film/video studies.
• 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). Brother, Maurice, plays at Niagara.
• Chose Purdue because he sees an opportunity to do something special.

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