Taylor Young

Taylor Young

RS Senior

Orlando, Fla.

High School:
The First Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185


• Played in 24 contests, making a pair of starts
• Averaged 1.2 points and 7.5 minutes per game
• Dished out 18 assists
• Scored three points and dished out four assists versus UAB in Orlando
• At Memphis, scored three points and had a rebound and an assist
• Logged 14 minutes against East Carolina at home and finished with three points, two assists, two rebounds and two steals
• At Southern Miss, scored five points
• Totaled two points and a steal in the victory over Louisiana
• Dished out four assists in the win at Stetson
• Scored eight points in 10 minutes in season-opening triumph over West Florida

• Appeared in all 32 games, making 11 starts
• Averaged 7.1 points and 2.8 assists
• In Conference USA play, averaged 7.3 points
• Led the team in scoring four times
• Scored a team-high 15 points and recorded four assists in the C-USA Championship quarterfinal win over SMU
• Led the team with 14 points in the victory at Rice
• Scored 15 points and registered four steals at home against East Carolina
• In the triple-overtime game at Marshall, scored a game-high 23 points in 41 minutes
• Shot 8-of-11 overall and 4-of-5 from deep against the Thundering Herd
• Dished out six assists versus UAB
• Recorded nine points at Southern Miss
• Scored a game-high 16 points in the victory at East Carolina
• Hit three 3-pointers and dished out six assists against the Pirates
• Made first start of the season at home against Tulsa and scored six points
• In the home win against Rice, scored five points, recorded three boards and had two steals
• Scored four points at No. 14 UConn
• Totaled six points and four assists in 25 minutes at Notre Dame
• Scored 11 points and registered six assists against Newberry
• Totaled 10 points and had four assists in the win over Albany
• In the victory over Auburn at the Glenn Wilkes Classic, totaled 12 points and dished out five assists in 23 minutes
• Scored a team-high 15 points in 21 minutes in the victory over Howard
• In the season-opening win over Massachusetts, scored seven points and totaled four assists in 19 minutes

• Played in all 31 games, making 27 starts
• Averaged 3.3 points in 21.6 minutes an outing
• Dished out 106 assists and totaled 33 steals
• Recorded a 2.70 assist/turnover ratio
• Averaged 4.5 assists in Conference USA games
• Totaled four steals versus Rice in Orlando
• Dished out a game-high eight assists at UTEP
• At East Carolina, totaled eight assists and two steals in 33 minutes
• Dished out five assists at Tulane
• Totaled seven points and seven assists in the win over Marshall in Orlando
• Registered nine assists and also added six points against Southern Miss
• In the victory at Rice, recorded five assists, four points and three boards
• Grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists at UAB
• Had six assists in 19 minutes in the win over Holy Cross
• Against Florida Tech, recorded eight points
• Logged 34 minutes in the win over USF and totaled three points, three assists and two boards
• Made 7-of-8 free throws and scored 10 points at the Cancun Challenge versus Morehead State
• Scored 10 points and added five rebounds in the win over South Dakota State at the Cancun Challenge
• Registered four assists and two points in the win at New Mexico
• In 24 minutes in the season-opening win over North Carolina A&T, dished out eight assists and scored seven points
• Added three steals against the Aggies

• Played in 24 games, including 14 in Conference USA action
• Averaged 6.0 minutes per contest
• Dished out 26 assists
• Led the Knights in assists on two occasions
• Recorded a 3.70 assist/turnover ratio
• In 12 minutes in the C-USA Championship quarterfinals versus Southern Miss, scored two points, grabbed two boards and dished out two assists
• Scored three points in the home victory over Rice
• Made first career start in the win over Tulane, playing 12 minutes and posting a team-high three assists
• Spent three minutes on the court at top-ranked Memphis
• Recorded three assists and a rebound in six minutes against UAB
• Scored three points and had one assist in the victory over UTEP
• Led team with four assists in the UCF Holiday Classic win over NJIT
• Played 20 minutes against the Highlanders and finished with three points
• In seven minutes at Nevada, scored five points and added one assist and one steal
• At USF, played six minutes and grabbed two rebounds to go with two assists
• Made collegiate debut in the win over Norfolk State

• Sat out the 2006-07 season as a redshirt
• Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll status

Prior to UCF
• As a senior at The First Academy, honored as the Florida Class 2A Player of the Year
• Finished sixth in the Florida Mr. Basketball Award voting
• Was named to the Florida Class 2A All-State First Team
• Averaged 25.0 points, 5.7 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 3.4 steals
• Led the Royals to the state semifinals and a 24-7 record
• Named to the Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida First Team
• Owns The First Academy career records for points (1,638) and assists (542)
• Earned Florida Class 2A All-State Second Team honors as a junior
• Averaged 16.6 points, 5.8 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals