A Boston-area native and prospect from the Beaver County Day School, Taylor's recruitment saw great interest from the east coast. However, Matt Painter and the Boilermakers began to show interest as their search for a big man was forced to expand.
Purdue targeted several other big men for this class, but had bad luck in looking for A.J. Hammons' likely replacement. Taylor is the answer for the Boilermakers.
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