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Raymond Taylor
Raymond Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
American Heritage HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 145

Position:
G


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Sophomore (2010-11): Scored 30 points in two games at the Athletes in Action Classic to begin the season...had season high 12 assists vs. Warner (11/17/10)...tallied 13 points and five rebounds at Florida (11/23/10)...tallied 14 points, five assists and five rebounds in win at Hofstra (12/11/10)....became first FAU player to be named Sun Belt Player of the Week in nearly three years, after averaging 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists in wins over Troy (12/16/10) and ULM (12/19/10)...had 11 assists in win over Florida Memorial (1/3/11)... scored 15 in win vs. South Alabama (1/6/11)...sealed win over Arkansas St (1/8/11) with a last second layin...had a career high 26 points and provided stout defense in 71-61 win at Middle Tennessee (1/13/11)...scored 13 points and dished out eight assists in 88-71 win over UALR on ESPN2...in rematch against Middle Tennessee (1/27/11), scored 21 points and was a constant defensive presence...in 72-55 win at North Texas (2/3/11) scored 17 points and helped hold Josh White to just one point...had 11 points and seven assists in win over Troy (2/24/11) that clinched regular season conference title...First Team All-Sun Belt and First Team NABC All-District...named Team MVP.

Freshman (2009-10): Only player to start every game of the 2009-10 season...finished 11th in the nation with 5.9 assists per game...among Sun Belt leaders with 14.2 point per game scoring average...named third-team All-Sun Belt...began college career by finishing three rebounds shy (17 pts, 10 assists, seven rebounds) of first triple-double in FAU history against Florida Tech (11/13/09)...scored 25 points vs. SE Louisiana (11/16/09)...scored 20+ points in four straight games....helped secure win over Warner (12/10/09) by going 12-12 from the foul line in overtime...scored 23 points at Louisiana (12/12/09)...hit a least three pointer in 13 straight games and 27 of the 30 games on the season...scored 23 points against Miami in Orange Bowl Classic (12/19/09)...had back to back double-doubles vs. South Alabama (18 pts, 13 asts-then school record, 1/2/10) and Troy (11 pts, 12 asts, 1/7/10)...finished one assist and two rebounds short of triple-double vs. Western Kentucky (11 pts, nine assists, eight rebounds, 1/14/10)....had streak of 12 straight double digit point games snapped vs. UALR....scored 20 points at Denver (2/6/10)...scored 17 points in 77-74 win at FIU (2/18/10)...set school record for assists and assists average in a season...briefly held school record for assists in a game...already 10th in school history in career assists.

Prep: Dynamic point guard with exceptional quickness and ball-handling ability... led Miami Pace High School to a FHSAA 4A state championship title as a sophomore in 2007, then transferred to Plantation's American Heritage High School for his junior and senior seasons...named a Second Team Class 4A All-State player at Miami Pace as a sophomore and garnered all-tournament honors at the 2007 Class 4A state final four... immediately gave American Heritage one of the top backcourt and inside-outside combinations in the area, playing alongside University of Florida signees 6-foot-10 center Eloy Vargas and All-America shooting guard Kenny Boynton Jr....averaged 15 points and eight assists as a junior at American Heritage, drawing recognition from the Miami Herald as one of Broward County's best guards... First Team Class 3A All-State section as a senior - marking the third consecutive year he earned all-state recognition by Florida sportswriters and members of the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches... scored 29 points in front of 3,005 fans at Nova Southeastern's University Center Gym to help American Heritage win a District 14-3A rivalry game over Pine Crest... coached by Danny Herz at American Heritage...represented Team Florida in the 2009 Team Florida vs. Team USA basketball game held at Freedom High School in Orlando, winning co-MVP honors and the Senior Showcase 3-point shooting contest at the event... recognized as one of the nation's top junior and senior prospects by HoopScoopOnline.com... `Top Prospect' three times at City of Palms Classic in Ft. Myers, leading the tournament in assists in 2008... named to the Bob Gibbons 2007 Tournament of Champions 16U All-Tournament team...won two national AAU championships with Team Breakdown playing with Boynton Jr. and Brandon Knight ... invited to play at the Breakdown Magazine Battle for the Rankings' camp... drew praise from numerous basketball publications, including being featured by ESPN.com in February of 2009.

Personal: Full name is Raymond Taylor II... born in Miami as the son of Anissa Stephens.

Career Stats 
Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2009-10   30-30   983/32.8  142-370  .384   61-158  .386   82-112  .732  11-80    91  3.0  89-3  177  93   0  43  427/14.2
2010-11   31-21   988/31.9  121-330  .367   61-185  .330   57-82   .695  19-89   108  3.5  73-2  121  69   1  46  360/11.6
TOTAL     61-51  1971/32.3  263-700  .376  122-343  .356  139-194  .716  30-169  199  3.3 162-5  298 162   1  89  787/12.9
Career Highs
Points - 26 ... 1/13/11 at Middle Tennessee
Mins - 44 ... 2/19/11 at FIU
Rebs - 8 ... 2x, last 12/19/10 at ULM
Off Rebs - 2 ... 3x, last 1/7/10 vs. Troy
Assists - 13 ... 1/12/10 vs. South Alabama
Blocks - 1...2/10/11 at Denver
Steals - 5 ... 11/13/09 vs. Florida Tech
FG Made - 9 ... 11/16/09 at SE Louisiana
FG Att - 23 ... 11/16/09 at SE Louisiana
FG % (5+ att) 8-13, 2x, last 1/13/11 at Middle Tennessee
3-PT Made - 6 ... 1/7/10 vs. Troy
3-PT Att - 12 ... 2x, last, 2/19/11 at FIU
3-PT % (3+ att) - 4-5 ... 12/11/10 at Hofstra
FT Made - 16 ... 12/10/09 vs. Warner
FT Att - 18 ... 12/10/09 vs. Warner
FT % (4+ att) - 7-7, 1/13/11 at Middle Tennessee

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