24 Rakish Taylor
24 Rakish Taylor
Height: 6-7
Weight: 235
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Irmo, S.C.
High School: Irmo High School
Position: C
gp 29
pts/g 6.4
fg % 73.1
3pt % -
ft % 63.0
reb/g 4.2
a/g 0.3

2016-17
Sat out the season due to an injury.

2015-16
Played in all 28 games, while drawing a starting nod in 27 contests … Ranked second in the SAC and led the team with 8.6 rebounds per game and averaged 8.8 points per contest … Also led the team with a 63.6 percent shooting percentage from the field … Averaged 0.46 blocked shots per game … Recorded seven double-doubles on the season …Scored a career-high 21 points at Catawba (12/19/15) … Pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds on three occasions … Dished out a career-best four assists versus Armstrong State (11/14/15) … Swiped a career-best three steals at Newberry (12/12/15) … Blocked career-high three shots vs. Queens (12/05/15) … Logged a career-high 36 minutes vs. Young Harris (12/02/15) … Reached double-figure scoring on nine occasions … Pulled down double-figure rebounds in 11 games.  

2014-15
Saw action in 26 games, while drawing a starting nod at Carson-Newman (1/28/15) … Scored 10 points in 19 minutes at Young Harris … Followed up with career-high 13 points in 21 minutes vs. Lincoln Memorial (11/25/14) … Collected career-high six rebounds vs. Brevard (1/21/15).     

2013-14
Redshirted

2012-13
Scored a career-high five points at North Greenville (12/05) … Grabbed a career-best three rebounds vs. Tusculum (02/13) … Saw 10 minutes of action vs. Erskine (11/14).

High School
Averaged 10 points, nine rebounds and two blocks per game for Coach Tim Whipple’s Irmo Yellow Jackets … Led IHS to a stellar 24-4 record as a senior … Earned All-Region accolades following senior campaign … Recorded the second-most charges taken in school history … A two-time Academic Achievement Award honoree … Helped the Yellow Jackets to an impressive 51-7 record over two seasons, including the 2011 4A South Carolina State Championship.

Personal
Born on Sept. 3, 1993 … Son of Monique Williams … Majoring in Biology. 

Recent Games
Feb 10 at Newberry L, 88-84
Feb 14 at Mars Hill W, 75-69
Feb 17 at Wingate W, 76-71
Feb 21 Tusculum W, 81-64
Feb 24 Coker L, 82-76
Feb 28 at Lincoln Memorial L, 90-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 20
Games started 29 20
Minutes 563 383
Minutes per game 19.4 19.1
FG 79-108 58-77
FG Pct 73.1 75.3
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 29-46 20-29
FT Pct 63.0 69.0
Off rebounds 49 34
Def rebounds 73 52
Total rebounds 122 86
Rebounds per game 4.2 4.3
Personal fouls 63 48
Disqualifications 4 3
Assists 8 3
Turnovers 35 26
Assist to turnover ratio 0.2 0.1
Steals 10 7
Blocks 4 4
Points 187 136
Points per game 6.4 6.8
Points per 40 min 13.3 14.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 Southern Wesleyan W, 92-75 1 21 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Nov 11 Lander L, 80-71 1 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 15 Limestone L, 80-71 1 19 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 18 at Erskine L, 48-45 1 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Nov 21 USC Aiken L, 88-85 1 26 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Nov 28 at Johnson C. Smith L, 72-69 1 18 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 30 at Southern Wesleyan W, 67-50 1 17 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 2 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 80-73 1 14 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 6 Carson-Newman L, 81-65 1 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Dec 9 Queens (N.C.) L, 90-79 1 18 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Dec 13 Newberry W, 81-79 1 13 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 16 at Catawba W, 76-67 1 8 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 30 at Lees-McRae L, 105-99 1 26 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 5-9 55.6 15
Jan 3 at Lincoln Memorial L, 87-54 1 11 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 6 Wingate L, 82-61 1 17 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 10 Mars Hill W, 88-76 1 16 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Jan 13 at Coker L, 78-72 1 31 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Jan 18 at Tusculum W, 69-68 1 20 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 20 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 75-65 1 17 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 9
Jan 27 at Queens (N.C.) L, 91-68 1 18 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 31 at Carson-Newman L, 112-81 1 19 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 3 Catawba L, 77-65 1 32 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 7 Lincoln Memorial L, 88-58 1 22 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 9
Feb 10 at Newberry L, 88-84 1 23 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 9
Feb 14 at Mars Hill W, 75-69 1 23 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Feb 17 at Wingate W, 76-71 1 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 21 Tusculum W, 81-64 1 22 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 17
Feb 24 Coker L, 82-76 1 33 7-7 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 16
Feb 28 at Lincoln Memorial L, 90-62 1 22 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 Southern Wesleyan W, 92-75 1 21 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Nov 11 Lander L, 80-71 1 16 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 15 Limestone L, 80-71 1 19 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 18 at Erskine L, 48-45 1 15 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 21 USC Aiken L, 88-85 1 26 2 3 5 2 3 0.7 1 0 5 1
Nov 28 at Johnson C. Smith L, 72-69 1 18 0 2 2 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 30 at Southern Wesleyan W, 67-50 1 17 2 2 4 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 2 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 80-73 1 14 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 2 0 0 0
Dec 6 Carson-Newman L, 81-65 1 11 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 9 Queens (N.C.) L, 90-79 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Dec 13 Newberry W, 81-79 1 13 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Dec 16 at Catawba W, 76-67 1 8 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 30 at Lees-McRae L, 105-99 1 26 3 3 6 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 3 at Lincoln Memorial L, 87-54 1 11 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 6 Wingate L, 82-61 1 17 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 10 Mars Hill W, 88-76 1 16 5 4 9 0 2 0.0 0 2 4 -
Jan 13 at Coker L, 78-72 1 31 2 7 9 0 1 0.0 1 0 5 1
Jan 18 at Tusculum W, 69-68 1 20 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 20 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 75-65 1 17 2 0 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 27 at Queens (N.C.) L, 91-68 1 18 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 31 at Carson-Newman L, 112-81 1 19 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 3 Catawba L, 77-65 1 32 5 3 8 0 3 0.0 2 0 4 0
Feb 7 Lincoln Memorial L, 88-58 1 22 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 10 at Newberry L, 88-84 1 23 2 6 8 0 3 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 14 at Mars Hill W, 75-69 1 23 3 3 6 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Feb 17 at Wingate W, 76-71 1 15 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 1 1 0
Feb 21 Tusculum W, 81-64 1 22 4 8 12 2 1 2.0 0 1 0 0
Feb 24 Coker L, 82-76 1 33 2 6 8 0 5 0.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 28 at Lincoln Memorial L, 90-62 1 22 2 3 5 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 16 - 4.0 0.4-0.6 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.6 40.0 1.0
2014-15 26 1 9.4 1.0-1.9 54.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.2 49.1 3.2
2015-16 28 27 26.5 3.7-5.8 63.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-3.4 42.6 8.8
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2017-18 29 29 19.4 2.7-3.7 73.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.6 63.0 6.4
2018-19 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 99 57 16.3 2.2-3.3 65.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.1 48.8 5.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 16 - 64 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 4-10 40.0 16
2014-15 26 1 245 27-50 54.0 0-0 - 28-57 49.1 82
2015-16 28 27 743 103-162 63.6 0-0 - 40-94 42.6 246
2016-17 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2017-18 29 29 563 79-108 73.1 0-0 - 29-46 63.0 187
2018-19 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 99 57 1615 215-330 65.2 0-0 - 101-207 48.8 531
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2012-13 16 - 4.0 3.8-6.2 60.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-6.2 40.0 10.0
2014-15 26 1 9.4 4.4-8.2 54.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-9.3 49.1 13.4
2015-16 28 27 26.5 5.5-8.7 63.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-5.1 42.6 13.2
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2017-18 29 29 19.4 5.6-7.7 73.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.3 63.0 13.3
2018-19 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 99 57 16.3 5.3-8.2 65.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-5.1 48.8 13.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 16 - 4.0 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1
2014-15 26 1 9.4 0.7 1.2 1.8 1.3 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.1
2015-16 28 27 26.5 2.9 5.7 8.6 2.6 0.1 0.6 1.8 0.4 0.6 0.5
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 29 29 19.4 1.7 2.5 4.2 2.2 0.1 0.3 1.2 0.2 0.3 0.1
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 99 57 16.3 1.5 2.7 4.3 1.8 0.1 0.3 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 16 - 64 3 9 12 11 0 0 3 0.0 0 1
2014-15 26 1 245 18 30 48 35 0 5 15 0.3 3 3
2015-16 28 27 743 81 159 240 73 2 18 51 0.4 16 13
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 29 29 563 49 73 122 63 4 8 35 0.2 10 4
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 99 57 1615 151 271 422 182 6 31 104 0.3 29 21
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2012-13 16 - 4.0 1.9 5.6 7.5 6.9 0.0 0.0 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.6
2014-15 26 1 9.4 2.9 4.9 7.8 5.7 0.0 0.8 2.4 0.3 0.5 0.5
2015-16 28 27 26.5 4.4 8.6 12.9 3.9 0.1 1.0 2.7 0.4 0.9 0.7
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 29 29 19.4 3.5 5.2 8.7 4.5 0.3 0.6 2.5 0.2 0.7 0.3
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 99 57 16.3 3.7 6.7 10.5 4.5 0.1 0.8 2.6 0.3 0.7 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 29 19.4 2.7-3.7 73.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.6 63.0 6.4
Conference 20 20 19.1 2.9-3.9 75.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.4 69.0 6.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 14 14 20.2 3.2-4.0 80.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.7 70.8 7.6
Away 15 15 18.7 2.3-3.5 65.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.5 54.5 5.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Wins 10 10 17.2 2.8-3.8 73.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.1 81.8 6.5
Losses 19 19 20.6 2.7-3.7 72.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-1.8 57.1 6.4
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November 7 7 18.9 1.7-2.3 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.9 50.0 3.9
December 6 6 15.0 2.0-2.2 92.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.0 58.3 5.2
January 8 8 18.6 2.4-3.4 70.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.0 87.5 5.6
February 8 8 24.0 4.5-6.5 69.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.5 60.0 10.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 29 563 79-108 73.1 0-0 - 29-46 63.0 187
Conference 20 20 383 58-77 75.3 0-0 - 20-29 69.0 136
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 14 283 45-56 80.4 0-0 - 17-24 70.8 107
Away 15 15 280 34-52 65.4 0-0 - 12-22 54.5 80
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 10 10 172 28-38 73.7 0-0 - 9-11 81.8 65
Losses 19 19 391 51-70 72.9 0-0 - 20-35 57.1 122
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November 7 7 132 12-16 75.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 27
December 6 6 90 12-13 92.3 0-0 - 7-12 58.3 31
January 8 8 149 19-27 70.4 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 45
February 8 8 192 36-52 69.2 0-0 - 12-20 60.0 84
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 29 19.4 5.6-7.7 73.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.3 63.0 13.3
Conference 20 20 19.1 6.1-8.0 75.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.0 69.0 14.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 20.2 6.4-7.9 80.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.4 70.8 15.1
Away 15 15 18.7 4.9-7.4 65.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.1 54.5 11.4
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 10 17.2 6.5-8.8 73.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-2.6 81.8 15.1
Losses 19 19 20.6 5.2-7.2 72.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.6 57.1 12.5
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November 7 7 18.9 3.6-4.8 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.8 50.0 8.2
December 6 6 15.0 5.3-5.8 92.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-5.3 58.3 13.8
January 8 8 18.6 5.1-7.2 70.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-2.1 87.5 12.1
February 8 8 24.0 7.5-10.8 69.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-4.2 60.0 17.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 29 19.4 1.7 2.5 4.2 2.2 0.1 0.3 1.2 0.2 0.3 0.1
Conference 20 20 19.1 1.7 2.6 4.3 2.4 0.1 0.1 1.3 0.1 0.3 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 20.2 1.9 2.5 4.4 2.4 0.1 0.4 1.6 0.3 0.3 0.2
Away 15 15 18.7 1.5 2.5 4.0 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.4 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 17.2 2.0 2.5 4.5 2.2 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.4
Losses 19 19 20.6 1.5 2.5 4.1 2.2 0.2 0.2 1.4 0.1 0.5 0.0
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November 7 7 18.9 1.4 2.1 3.6 1.9 0.1 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.0
December 6 6 15.0 1.2 1.2 2.3 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.0
January 8 8 18.6 1.6 2.0 3.6 2.9 0.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
February 8 8 24.0 2.4 4.4 6.8 2.3 0.1 0.3 2.0 0.1 0.4 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 29 563 49 73 122 63 4 8 35 0.2 10 4
Conference 20 20 383 34 52 86 48 3 3 26 0.1 7 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 283 27 35 62 33 1 6 22 0.3 4 3
Away 15 15 280 22 38 60 30 3 2 13 0.2 6 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 172 20 25 45 22 1 5 8 0.6 1 4
Losses 19 19 391 29 48 77 41 3 3 27 0.1 9 0
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November 7 7 132 10 15 25 13 1 4 7 0.6 2 0
December 6 6 90 7 7 14 9 0 2 4 0.5 3 0
January 8 8 149 13 16 29 23 2 0 8 0.0 2 2
February 8 8 192 19 35 54 18 1 2 16 0.1 3 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 29 19.4 3.5 5.2 8.7 4.5 0.3 0.6 2.5 0.2 0.7 0.3
Conference 20 20 19.1 3.6 5.4 9.0 5.0 0.3 0.3 2.7 0.1 0.7 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 20.2 3.8 4.9 8.8 4.7 0.1 0.8 3.1 0.3 0.6 0.4
Away 15 15 18.7 3.1 5.4 8.6 4.3 0.4 0.3 1.9 0.2 0.9 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 17.2 4.7 5.8 10.5 5.1 0.2 1.2 1.9 0.6 0.2 0.9
Losses 19 19 20.6 3.0 4.9 7.9 4.2 0.3 0.3 2.8 0.1 0.9 0.0
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November 7 7 18.9 3.0 4.5 7.6 3.9 0.3 1.2 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.0
December 6 6 15.0 3.1 3.1 6.2 4.0 0.0 0.9 1.8 0.5 1.3 0.0
January 8 8 18.6 3.5 4.3 7.8 6.2 0.5 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.5 0.5
February 8 8 24.0 4.0 7.3 11.3 3.8 0.2 0.4 3.3 0.1 0.6 0.4