Diamond Taylor
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    Diamond Taylor

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Bolingbrook

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 173

    Position:
    G

    Birthdate:
    11/21/1990


    09/06/2013

    Saluki Basketball and the APR

    08/19/2013

    Diamond Taylor grateful for second chances

    01/18/2013

    Men's Basketball hosts Illinois State in Sunday night game on ESPNU

    First ESPN network visit to SIU Arena since Northeastern game on Nov. 16, 2010.

    12/31/2012

    Antonio Bryer to transfer, Diamond Taylor to be reinstated on Jan. 15

    11/19/2012

    Men's Basketball travels to SIUE for Tuesday night matchup

    The Salukis hold a 4-0 advantage in the all-time series, including an 80-56 win in Carbondale last season.

    2012-13 Season
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in seven games...Was suspended for the first semester.

    2011-12 Season
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 27 games and made nine starts...Scored in double figures four times...Had a career-high 19-point outing against Chicago State...Third on the team in 3-point FG percentage (.314).

    2010-11 Season
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Wisconsin transfer who became eligible at the beginning of the second semester...Played in 19 games and started the last nine...Averaged 7.6 points in his last five regular-season games, including a career-high 12 points versus Indiana State...Made 6-of-11 from 3-point in his last five games.

    2009-10 Season
    Redshirted.

    High School
    Named Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Second-Team All-State after his senior year at Bolingbrook H.S, where he played for one season and averaged 17.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists...Led his team to a 22-9 record and conference championship...A McDonalds All-America nominee, conference MVP and all-area MVP...Named MVP of the Windy City All-Star game...Averaged 22.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game as a junior at St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Ill., where he shot 48 percent from the field, including 39 percent from behind the 3-point arc and 74 percent from the free throw line...Named East Suburban Catholic Conference Player of the Year as a junior and earned all-state honors...St. Joseph H.S. also produced Isaiah Thomas...Named to the honor roll all four years.

    Dawg Bites
    Born Nov. 21, 1990...Originally signed with Wisconsin after receiving offers from numerous Big Ten teams and other high-major programs...Son of Kimrossi and Adrienne Taylor...Both parents are alums of Southern Illinois University...Dad coached him as an assistant at Bolingbrook...Father works in security and mother is an academic advisor...Plans to major in sociology.

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