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#35 Taylor Turnbow
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Stone Mountain, Ga.
High School: Stephenson HS
Major: Sport Leadership
Born: 06/12/1990
Taylor Turnbow Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/13/2012

CAREER
Standout forward who played in 121 games with 65 starts ... Tallied 4.2 points and 4.1 boards per game during her career ... Became the fifth player in school history to block 100 shots during a career ... Finished her career in a tie for fourth with DeTrina White in career blocks ... Owned two career double-doubles.

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Played in 33 games with nine starts and put up 3.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game ... Tallied eight points in games against Georgetown and Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Poured in season-high 10 points and was 4-of-4 from the free throw line in 16 minutes of action against Grambling on Dec. 22 ... Solid game at East Tennessee State on Jan. 24, scoring six points with four rebounds in 17 minutes ... Earned the start against No. 5 Kentucky on Feb. 5 and provided a spark with seven points, five rebounds, two blocks and two steals in a season-high 31 minutes ... Scored a pivotal basket as part of a 9-0 LSU run in the second half at Alabama on Feb. 12, finishing with four points and five rebounds ... Collected six rebounds in 17 minutes against Auburn on Feb. 19 ... In her final regular season home game and start, shot a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line, grabbed four rebounds and had six points against #24 Vanderbilt on Feb. 23 ... Collected a game-high and season-high eight rebounds off the bench in upset win over Kentucky in SEC Tournament semifinals ... Started both NCAA Tournament games and finished with six points and seven rebounds in the first round contest against San Diego State.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
A starter at forward for all 32 games ... Posted 5.2 points per game and was second on the team in rebounding with 5.9 boards per contest ... Led the team in blocked shots with 35 and averaged 1.1 per game, which ranked 10th in the SEC ... Also was 16th in the SEC in rebounding ... Provided the Lady Tigers with arguably the two biggest shots of the year - a game-winner at #9 UCLA and a game-tying bucket at the end of regulation against South Carolina in the home finale ... Recorded one double-double and had five double-digit rebound games ... Scored eight points with nine rebounds and four blocks against Ohio State in the home opener while holding down Jantel Lavender of the Buckeyes ... Grabbed 10 rebounds to go along with seven points at Seton Hall on Nov. 20 ... Delivered the best game of her career with career-bests in points (18) and rebounds (13) at #8/9 UCLA on Dec. 28 ... Led LSU to its first win over a top-10 team since 2009 with the game-winning six-foot jumper with 15 seconds on the clock ... Finished 4-of-7 from the floor against the Bruins in a career-high-tying 38 minutes ... Had the last four points for LSU in that game ... Nearly had another double-double against Alabama on Jan. 9 with eight points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes ... Poured in 12 points with seven rebounds and three blocks in 33 minutes against South Carolina on Feb. 24 ... Finished one field goal shy of a career-high, including the shot of the night - a fadeaway five-footer with 3.2 seconds left that tied the game and sent it into overtime ... Also knocked down jumper inside 3-point line that gave LSU its first lead of the night with two minutes left in overtime ... Finished one rebound shy of a career high with 12 against Alabama in the SEC Tournament on March 3 while also blocking two shots in 31 minutes.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
One of the top forwards on the squad ... Played in all 31 games with 20 starts ... Posted 5.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.7 blocks per game ... Led LSU past No. 24 Middle Tennessee, an NCAA Tournament team, on Nov. 18 ... Registered her first career double-double in that contest with 17 points and 12 rebounds in 35 minutes ... Finished 5-of-7 from the floor and was a career-best 7-of-8 from the free throw line against the Blue Raiders ... Scored 12 points apiece as a starter in games against Louisiana Tech on Dec. 1 and Houston Baptist on Dec. 15 ... Solid all-around game at South Carolina in the SEC opener on Jan. 3 ... Scored seven points, pulled down nine rebounds and had two blocks and one steal to lead the Lady Tigers past the Gamecocks ... Swatted four shots had two steals and seven rebounds in a career-high 38 minutes at Auburn on Feb. 14.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
Outstanding true freshman forward who was a shot-blocking specialist ... Played in 25 games with four starts ... Averaged 2.8 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and 12.6 minutes per game ... Ranked 12th in the SEC in blocks per game and was second among all freshmen in that category ... Blocked at least one shot in seven straight games from Nov. 16 against #16/14 Notre Dame to Dec. 15 versus Louisiana Tech ... Finished with eight points in her debut against the Irish on Nov. 16 ... Enjoyed a remarkable defensive performance against 25th-ranked Xavier on Nov. 26 when she entered the LSU record books ... Scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds and swatted seven shots versus the Musketeers ... The seven blocks tied for the fourth-most in school history and the most since Sylvia Fowles blocked seven attempts versus Tennessee in the SEC Tournament on March 5, 2006 ... The seven blocks were the second most by any SEC player in a game during the year ... Followed that up with four points, a block and a season-best seven rebounds in win over Texas Southern on Dec. 1 ... Poured in a season-high 10 points in 18 minutes off the bench at South Carolina on Jan. 29 ... Changed her number from 41 to 35 following the season ... No. 35 is what she wore during USA Basketball trials.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played her senior season at Stephenson High School, a program that produced former LSU forward Ashley Thomas ... Rated the No. 55 player in the nation by HoopGurlz.com and 72nd by Roundball Journal ... Spent the first two years of her career at Tucker High School where she averaged a double-double both seasons ... Earned Street and Smith All-America recognition as a junior after averaging 15 points and 10 rebounds per game ... Averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds as a sophomore ... Also lettered for three seasons in volleyball.

PERSONAL
Full name is Taylor Nicole Turnbow ... Born on June 12, 1990, in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Daughter of Ramon Turnbow ... Majoring in sports administration leadership.

TURNBOW'S CAREER HIGHS
Points, 18, at #9 UCLA; Dec. 28, 2010
Rebounds, 13 , at #9 UCLA; Dec. 28, 2010
Field Goals, 7, at #9 UCLA; Dec. 28, 2010
FG Attempts, 11, vs. Houston; Nov. 21, 2009
3-Pt Field Goals, n/a
3-Pt FG Attempts, n/a
Free Throws, 7, vs. Middle Tennessee; Nov. 18, 2009
FT Attempts, 8, vs. Middle Tennessee; Nov. 18, 2009
Assists, 3, vs. Auburn; Jan. 10, 2010
Steals, 3, several times; last at Georgia; Feb. 26, 2012
Blocks, 7, vs. Xavier; Nov. 26, 2008
Minutes, 38 , vs. Auburn; Jan. 10, 2010; at #9 UCLA; Dec. 28, 2010

 

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