Taylor Ends Recruitment

In mid-March T.J. Taylor said he was ready to narrow his list of schools and come up with a future destination. A month later, Taylor is off the board.

Jeff Capel and the Oklahoma Sooners targeted T.J. Taylor and the effort paid off, as the combo guard made a commitment early Tuesday.

"I feel its the best spot for me," Taylor told Scout.com. "Coach Capel was a guard just like me and I feel he can help me develop my game to the best of my ability."

Taylor, a 6-foot-3, 195-pounder, averaged 26 points per game during his junior season at Denison (Tex.) High.

Taylor took a handful of trips to Oklahoma and built a strong relationship with Capel, which led him picking the Sooners over Arizona State, Texas, Marquette and Texas A&M.

Taylor is Oklahoma's first commitment for the 2010 class.


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