Marlon

Taylor

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Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Mount Vernon, N.Y.
High School: Mount Vernon HS
Other College: Panola College
Major: Sports Administration
Experience: Junior College

Bio

JUNIOR SEASON (2018-19)
Started 24-of-35 games this season … Averaged 6.7 points, 3.6 rebounds a game … Averaged 23.4 minutes a game … Eight games in double figures topped by 21 in the overtime win at Arkansas (1/12) and 15 in the season opener versus Southeastern (11/6) … Had seven rebounds three times … Had 81 field goals, shooting 46.3 percent (81-175) with 15 treys … With a 42.5 inch vertical leap, was one of the top at taking alley-oop passes for spectacular dunks, two of which made ESPN SportsCenter’s Plays of the Day.

PRIOR TO LSU
Joins Tigers with two years of eligibility after finishing his sophomore year at Panola … Averaged 17.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 2018 as Panola posted a 20-12 record, advancing to the NJCAA Region 14 Tournament quarterfinals … In 2017, his freshman season, the team went 26-9 and advanced to the second round of the NJCAA national tournament for the first time since 1979 after winning the Region 14 tournament … Grant McMillan was Taylor’s coach at Panola … Averaged 10.7 points and 7.1 rebounds a game during that freshman campaign … Attended Mt. Vernon High School and had a prep school year at Forest Trail Academy in Kernersville, North Carolina … Led Mt. Vernon High to the New York Section I Class AA state championships and a 19-4 record, averaging 14 points and 9 rebounds a game.

PERSONAL
Born on August 16, 1997 … Right handed … Mother is Zenchia Crenshaw … One younger brother and sister … Major is sport administration … Favorite food is French toast and favorite dessert is apple pie … Favorite celebrity is Will Smith … Favorite basketball player is Jamal Crawford and favorite NBA team is the Cavaliers.

Top Career Performances
Points: 21, at Arkansas, 1/12/91
Rebounds: 7, three times
Field Goals Made: 7, at Arkansas, 1/12/91
3 PT FG Game: 2, three times
Free Throws Made: 9, at Houston, 12/12/18
Assists: 3, vs. ULM, 12/28/18
Blocks: 2, vs. Arkansas, 2/2/19
Steals: 3, vs. Alabama, 1/8/19
Minutes Played: 37, at Arkansas, 1/12/19

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 21, at Arkansas, 1/12/19
2. 15, vs. Southeastern, 11/6/18
3. 12, at Ole Miss, 1/15/19
4. 11, at Houston, 12/12/18
5. 10, vs. Vanderbilt, 3/9/19
5. 10, vs. Texas A&M, 2/26/19
5. 10, vs. Florida, 2/20/19
5. 10, vs. South Carolina, 1/19/19
9. 9, vs. Grambling, 12/1/18
9. 9, vs. Auburn, 2/9/19

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