- Ronell Taylor
Ronell  Taylor


Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
Sidney Lanier

Last College:
Okaloosa-Walton JC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 180




JUNIOR SEASON (2003-04): Played in 31 games, starting nine times ... was given the team's Sixth Man Award by the coaching staff awarded to the best player coming off the bench ... led team and ranked sixth in C-USA in field goal percentage at .507 (113-of-223) ... was third on team and leading returning player with 16 games in double-figure scoring ... collected career-highs of 22 points, seven rebounds and added four assists in 32 minutes of action vs. LSU (12/27) ... collected game-high 15 points and four rebounds in season-opening win vs. Georgia Southern (11/24) ... had 12 points in 13 minutes against Washington (3/19) ... collected 10 points and five boards in 16 minutes off the bench vs. Tulane (1/28) ... had 11 points and two assists in 22 minutes at Charlotte (1/24) ... had seven points, five boards and career-high seven assists against Kentucky (3/21) ... scored 12 points and added three boards against East Carolina (1/7) ... collected 11 points, seven boards and four assists in 21 minutes vs. South Alabama (1/3) ... had 11 points, four rebounds and four assists against La. Tech (12/23) ... scored 13 points and had five rebounds against VCU (12/18) ... accounted for 13 points in 25 minutes of action at Mississippi State (12/6) ... scored 13 points and added four rebounds against Richmond (11/29).

OKALOOSA-WALTON CC: Played under head coach Bruce Stewart at the Niceville, Fla. school ... finished runner-up in the Panhandle Conference Player of the Year voting ... named first-team all-conference ... tabbed by Van Coleman's FutureStars as the 39th-best JUCO player in the country ... helped lead team to a 31-4 record and a sixth-place finish in the 2003 NJCAA National Tournament ... the 31 victories tied a school record for wins in a season ... ranked nationally as a top-10 juco small forward ... led team with 8.0 rebounds per contest, despite being one of the smaller players on the floor ... also led team with 2.2 steals per contest ... averaged 19.7 points, while shooting 55-percent from the floor and 48-percent from three-point range ... team had a 56-8 record and two Panhandle Conference titles in his two years with the program.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Sidney Lanier High School under head coach Floyd Matthews ... was named all-state his senior season ... was named the co-6A Alabama Player of the Year by the Montgomery Tip-Off club ... led Sidney Lanier to the 2001 6A state championship ... was co-MVP of state tournament with his brother, Donell ... payed on the Pepsi Challenge AAU team.

PERSONAL: Full name is Quency Ronell Taylor ... twin brother of teammate Donell Taylor ... born on July 26, 1982 ... parents are Quence and Stephanie Taylor ... major is undecided.