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 19
pts/g 5.1
fg % 78.4
3pt % -
ft % 65.4
reb/g 3.3
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
Jan 3 at Lincoln Memorial L, 87-54
Jan 6 Wingate L, 82-61
Jan 10 Mars Hill W, 88-76
Jan 13 at Coker L, 78-72
Jan 18 at Tusculum W, 69-68
Jan 20 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 75-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 11
Games started 19 11
Minutes 334 176
Minutes per game 17.6 16.0
FG 40-51 23-30
FG Pct 78.4 76.7
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 17-26 9-11
FT Pct 65.4 81.8
Off rebounds 27 14
Def rebounds 36 18
Total rebounds 63 32
Rebounds per game 3.3 2.9
Personal fouls 39 26
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 6 1
Turnovers 16 9
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.1
Steals 7 5
Blocks 2 2
Points 97 55
Points per game 5.1 5.0
Points per 40 min 11.6 12.5
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.)   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Carson-Newman   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Catawba   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Newberry   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at Wingate   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Tusculum   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Coker   - - - - - - - - -
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.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Carson-Newman   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 Catawba   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Newberry   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at Wingate   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Coker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 19 19 17.6 2.1-2.7 78.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.4 65.4 5.1
Total 89 47 15.6 2.0-3.1 64.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.1 47.6 5.0
  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 19 19 334 40-51 78.4 0-0 - 17-26 65.4 97
Total 89 47 1386 176-273 64.5 0-0 - 89-187 47.6 441
  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 19 19 17.6 4.8-6.1 78.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.1 65.4 11.6
Total 89 47 15.6 5.1-7.9 64.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-5.4 47.6 12.7
  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 19 19 17.6 1.4 1.9 3.3 2.1 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.1
Total 89 47 15.6 1.4 2.6 4.1 1.8 0.0 0.3 1.0 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 19 19 334 27 36 63 39 2 6 16 0.4 7 2
Total 89 47 1386 129 234 363 158 4 29 85 0.3 26 19
  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 19 19 17.6 3.2 4.3 7.5 4.7 0.2 0.7 1.9 0.4 0.8 0.2
Total 89 47 15.6 3.7 6.8 10.5 4.6 0.1 0.8 2.5 0.3 0.8 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 19 19 17.6 2.1-2.7 78.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.4 65.4 5.1
Conference 11 11 16.0 2.1-2.7 76.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.0 81.8 5.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 10 10 17.4 2.3-2.9 79.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.1 72.7 5.4
Away 9 9 17.8 1.9-2.4 77.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.7 60.0 4.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 7 7 16.0 2.1-2.9 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-0.9 83.3 5.0
Losses 12 12 18.5 2.1-2.6 80.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.7 60.0 5.2
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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 6 6 18.7 2.7-3.7 72.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.3 87.5 6.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 19 19 334 40-51 78.4 0-0 - 17-26 65.4 97
Conference 11 11 176 23-30 76.7 0-0 - 9-11 81.8 55
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 10 10 174 23-29 79.3 0-0 - 8-11 72.7 54
Away 9 9 160 17-22 77.3 0-0 - 9-15 60.0 43
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 7 7 112 15-20 75.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 35
Losses 12 12 222 25-31 80.6 0-0 - 12-20 60.0 62
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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 6 6 112 16-22 72.7 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 39
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 19 19 17.6 4.8-6.1 78.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.1 65.4 11.6
Conference 11 11 16.0 5.2-6.8 76.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.5 81.8 12.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 10 10 17.4 5.3-6.7 79.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.5 72.7 12.4
Away 9 9 17.8 4.2-5.5 77.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.8 60.0 10.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 7 7 16.0 5.4-7.1 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.1 83.3 12.5
Losses 12 12 18.5 4.5-5.6 80.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.6 60.0 11.2
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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 6 6 18.7 5.7-7.9 72.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-2.9 87.5 13.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 19 19 17.6 1.4 1.9 3.3 2.1 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.1
Conference 11 11 16.0 1.3 1.6 2.9 2.4 0.1 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.5 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 10 17.4 1.5 1.5 3.0 2.4 0.1 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.2
Away 9 9 17.8 1.3 2.3 3.7 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 16.0 1.9 1.6 3.4 2.3 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.3
Losses 12 12 18.5 1.2 2.1 3.3 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.3 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 6 6 18.7 1.7 2.3 4.0 2.8 0.2 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 19 19 334 27 36 63 39 2 6 16 0.4 7 2
Conference 11 11 176 14 18 32 26 1 1 9 0.1 5 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 10 174 15 15 30 24 1 4 11 0.4 2 2
Away 9 9 160 12 21 33 15 1 2 5 0.4 5 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 112 13 11 24 16 0 3 7 0.4 1 2
Losses 12 12 222 14 25 39 23 2 3 9 0.3 6 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 6 6 112 10 14 24 17 1 0 5 0.0 2 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 19 19 17.6 3.2 4.3 7.5 4.7 0.2 0.7 1.9 0.4 0.8 0.2
Conference 11 11 16.0 3.2 4.1 7.3 5.9 0.2 0.2 2.0 0.1 1.1 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 10 17.4 3.4 3.4 6.9 5.5 0.2 0.9 2.5 0.4 0.5 0.5
Away 9 9 17.8 3.0 5.3 8.3 3.8 0.3 0.5 1.3 0.4 1.3 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 7 7 16.0 4.6 3.9 8.6 5.7 0.0 1.1 2.5 0.4 0.4 0.7
Losses 12 12 18.5 2.5 4.5 7.0 4.1 0.4 0.5 1.6 0.3 1.1 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 6 6 18.7 3.6 5.0 8.6 6.1 0.4 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.7 0.7