|Quincy Taylor - 25
Sophomore Season (2011-12)
Stepped into the starting point guard spot and played in 29 games, making 28 starts, before a season-ending knee injury at UCF (3/3) ... finished the campaign averaging 6.4 points and team-leading 3.0 assists per contest ... came on strong at the end of the season, averaging 8.6 points a game, while shooting 59.3 percent (35-of-59) from floor and 44.2 percent (19-of-43) from beyond the arc over the span ... scored a career-best 16 points in the loss to then-No. 13 Florida (1/3) ... had 15 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the floor and 3-of-3 from beyond the arc in the win over Alabama A&M (12/31) ... also matched career high with seven assists to go along with three steals vs. the Bulldogs ... collected 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor against UCF (3/3) ... went for 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 40 minutes of action at Memphis (2/11) ... recorded 10 points and seven assists without a turnover vs. East Carolina (1/28) ... set a career-best with four treys to go for 12 points in the win over Houston (2/1) ... had six points and two assists in season-opener vs. Creighton (11/16) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for a second straight season.
Freshman Season (2010-11)
Had a solid rookie campaign for the Green and Gold, playing in all 31 contests while making five starts ... averaged 2.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 18.0 minutes per contest ... first career start came against UTEP (1/8) and he responded with a career-high 11 points, including three treys, in 51 minutes of action in the triple overtime win ... first appearance for UAB came in the season opener against SEMO (11/13), as he collected five points, three rebounds and a career-best six assists without a turnover in 19 minutes of action off the bench ... recorded seven points off the bench at Arizona State (11/20) ... had four points and four rebounds vs. Rice (2/12) ... served as the primary back-up point guard to honorable mention All-American Aaron Johnson ... earned a spot on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Came to UAB from Fishburne Academy in Waynesboro, Va. where he played for Ed Huckaby, who also coached current UAB forward Ovie Soko in high school and AAU ... helped his team to a 20-6 overall record as a senior, while averaging 16.0 points per game. ... was also one of the top playmakers in the state, averaging 6.0 assists a contest and boasting a 6-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio ... also shot 52 percent from beyond the arc, 58 percent from the floor and 88 percent from the foul line ... earned Most Valuable Player honors at the Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation All-Star Game where he scored 25 points in his team's victory ... played with fellow UAB freshman Preston Purifoy in the event ... named as one of the top "Under-The-Radar" point guards in the nation by ESPN.com ... played his first three seasons at Wichita Collegiate High School ... named honorable mention all-conference as a junior ... also a track standout, Taylor holds the school record at Wichita Collegiate High School in the 100 and 200 meters ... was also an outstanding performer in the classroom, where he maintained a 3.8 GPA and earned a spot on the school's honor roll in each semester.
Full name is Quincy O'Neal Taylor ... born March 31, 1991 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... parents are Ghy and Erica Taylor ... academic major is undeclared ... has three brothers and six sisters.