Rakish Taylor   |   #4   |   C

Height: 6-7

Weight: 235

Hometown: Irmo, S.C.

Previous School: Irmo High School

Eligibility: R-Sr.

Basketball (M): Rakish Taylor

Played in all 28 games, while drawing a starting nod in 27 contests … Ranked second in the SAC and led the team with 8.6 rebounds per game and averaged 8.8 points per contest … Also led the team with a 63.6 percent shooting percentage from the field … Averaged 0.46 blocked shots per game … Recorded seven double-doubles on the season …Scored a career-high 21 points at Catawba (12/19/15) … Pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds on three occasions … Dished out a career-best four assists versus Armstrong State (11/14/15) … Swiped a career-best three steals at Newberry (12/12/15) … Blocked career-high three shots vs. Queens (12/05/15) … Logged a career-high 36 minutes vs. Young Harris (12/02/15) … Reached double-figure scoring on nine occasions … Pulled down double-figure rebounds in 11 games.  

Saw action in 26 games, while drawing a starting nod at Carson-Newman (1/28/15) … Scored 10 points in 19 minutes at Young Harris … Followed up with career-high 13 points in 21 minutes vs. Lincoln Memorial (11/25/14) … Collected career-high six rebounds vs. Brevard (1/21/15).     


Scored a career-high five points at North Greenville (12/05) … Grabbed a career-best three rebounds vs. Tusculum (02/13) … Saw 10 minutes of action vs. Erskine (11/14).

High School
Averaged 10 points, nine rebounds and two blocks per game for Coach Tim Whipple’s Irmo Yellow Jackets … Led IHS to a stellar 24-4 record as a senior … Earned All-Region accolades following senior campaign … Recorded the second-most charges taken in school history … A two-time Academic Achievement Award honoree … Helped the Yellow Jackets to an impressive 51-7 record over two seasons, including the 2011 4A South Carolina State Championship.

Born on Sept. 3, 1993 … Son of Monique Williams … Undecided on Major

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