December 5, 2016
Taylor Claims AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week Honors
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba guard Jameel Taylor has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played Nov. 28-Dec. 4. It was announced by the conference office on Monday.
Taylor, a junior from Anderson, S.C., averaged 19.7 points per game and shot 62 percent from the field to lead the Catawba Indians to three wins last week, including a SAC win over Tusculum. He highlighted his week with 23 points on 10-of-14 from the floor and one from downtown in Catawba’s 89-86 win over Tusculum on Dec. 3.
Taylor got his week started with 17 points in a win over Winston-Salem State on Nov. 28 and followed with 19 points as Catawba downed North Greenville on Dec. 1. Taylor recorded 12 assists over the three-game span and came away with four steals and a pair of blocked shots. The honor is his first Player of the Week plaudit this season.
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