As a senior, Taylor averaged 29.6 points and 12.7 rebounds. Coach Russ Gilmore sees a small forward in Nashville.
"I think he'll be a three man, I would suppose. He handles it well enough for a guard but he's athletic enough to play inside. He can put it down in the floor.
"It's his athletic ability. He can get the ball to the hole, sees the floor really well and his handle is really good. I love his overall athletic ability and he can really score. "
Taylor, who was recruited hard by both schools and Texas since his junior season, found a comfort zone with the team at Vanderbilt.
"What kind of set them apart – aside from the academics – was the team. You look at what they have leaving and they have a lot of wings leaving. They're going to need people to come in and play right away. That's what I was looking for."