Texas's Isaiah Taylor celebrates a three-point play against West Virginia during the NCAA men's college basketball game at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Tex., Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Men's Basketball

Isaiah Taylor named to AP’s All-Big 12 team

Posted March 7th, 2016

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One day after Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor was tabbed to the Big 12 coaches’ all-league first team, Taylor was picked to the the Associated Press’ first team as well.

Taylor, a 6-foot-3 junior leads the squad in scoring average (15.0) and assists (4.8). In 2015, he set a career-high in shooting percentage (.421) as the fifth-best scorer in the league.

Taylor is currently dealing with a plantar fasciitis injury, but coach Shaka Smart says he’ll manage Taylor’s practice time this week in advance of the Big 12 tournament.

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Kansas’ Bill Self was named coach of the year, and Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield was named player of the year.

 

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