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Jermaine Taylor

  • Full Name: Jermaine Taylor
  • Position: Guard
  • Height/Weight: 6-4 / 210
  • Birthdate: December 8, 1986
  • College: Central Florida
Central Florida
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2006-07 31 0 139 293 0.474 54 76 0.711 63 152 0.414 63 15 13 6 126 4.3
2007-08 31 29 231 501 0.461 105 132 0.795 79 215 0.367 63 15 13 6 126 4.3
2008-09 31 31 291 606 0.48 138 170 0.812 92 245 0.376 100 48 28 10 395 12.7
Totals 122 60 710 1524 0.466 308 403 0.764 251 688 0.376 147 52 35 9 646 20.8

Career Highlights:

His 1,979 points rank third all-time at UCF and fourth on the C-USA career register. Averaged 16.2 points during career. Made a school-record 251 three-pointers.

Senior (2008-09):

Named the Conference USA Player of the Year and earned All-C-USA First Team honors. Named All-District by the NABC and USBWA. Ranked third nationally in scoring (26.2 ppg). Set a C-USA single-season record by scoring 466 points and averaging 29.1 points against league opponents. Scored a school-record 812 points during his senior campaign. Led the Knights in scoring in 29 of 31 games. Shot .480 overall, .376 from deep and .812 at the free-throw line. Connected on 92 three-pointers, which ranked fourth on the school’s single-season chart. Led the team with 5.2 rpg. Also ranked first on the squad with 24 blocked shots. Was third on the team with 58 assists and second with 39 steals. Averaged 31.9 minutes. Scored at least 20 points in 24 of 31 games. Had nine 30-point performances and one 40-point contest. Earned C-USA Player of the Week honors on five occasions. Established a UCF Division 1 single-game record with 45 points vs. Rice.

Junior (2007-08):

Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team. Ranked fourth in C-USA and 23rd nationally in scoring (20.8 ppg). Paced the Knights in scoring in 23 of the team’s 31 games. Registered 20-point performances on 20 occasions. Averaged 21.4 points in C-USA play. Connected on 79 three-pointers. Shot 36.7 percent from beyond the arc. Averaged 4.7 rebounds, good for second on the team.

Sophomore (2006-07):

Ranked second on the team in scoring and 16th in Conference USA, averaging 12.7 points. Appeared in all 31 games as a reserve. Recorded double-figures in points on 19 occasions. Had six 20-point games and led UCF in scoring 12 times. Ranked fourth in C-USA, shooting .414 from 3-point range. Made 63 three-pointers. Shot .474 percent overall.

Freshman (2005-06):

Appeared in all 29 games as a reserve. Averaged 4.3 points in 11.7 minutes per contest.

Strengths: Volume scorer who is always on the attack offensively. Uses strong body and quick first step to get by defenders. Absorbs contact and is able to finish. Shoots a respectable percentage from the college three-point line.

Personal: Son of Gwendolyn Taylor. Majored in interdisciplinary studies.

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