One of the nation's premier players, Jermaine Taylor is enjoying one of the best individual campaigns in UCF history. The senior is averaging 26.2 points per game, good for third nationally. In Conference USA play, the shooting guard averaged 29.1 points. Taylor has been named the C-USA Player of the Year and also earned a spot on the All-C-USA First Team. He also garnered all-district honors from both the NABC and the USBWA.
He has led the Knights in scoring in 30 of the team's 31 games.
Taylor has recorded 23 20-point performances and 10 30-point showings.
During UCF's victory over Tulsa on Feb. 14, became the school's career scoring leader at the Division I level. He has scored 1,971 points at UCF. He also is fourth on the Conference USA career scoring register.
Taylor totaled a Conference USA single-season record 496 points in league games this season.
With 45 points versus Rice on Feb. 25, established a UCF Division I single-game scoring record. The 45 points were good for fourth all-time at the school and also ranked second in Conference USA history.
On the year, is shooting 48.0 percent overall and 37.6 percent from 3-point range.
After scoring 35 points at Houston on Feb. 21, became the first player at UCF to record three-consecutive 30-point showings since the program joined the Division I ranks in 1984.
Additionally, he sits in second on the team with a 5.2 rebound per game average and paces the squad with 24 blocks.