Area Backcourt Prospect Has A Top Four List

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a player profile update on New York guard Zach Taylor, who is currently competing at a high school in the state of Connecticut ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Zach Taylor

HEIGHT: 5-foot-10

WEIGHT: 162 Pounds

CLASS: A current junior, member of the class of 2011. Taylor reclassified. He also has transferred.

POSITION: Point Guard

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL: St. Luke's School in Connecticut

FORMER HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Kevin Anthony

FORMER PREP SCHOOL: St. Thomas More in Oakdale, Connecticut

FORMER PREP SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Jere Quinn.

*Zach previously told us he is playing now at McMahon High School in Norwalk, Connecticut. "I'm thinking about taking a prep year at either Tilton or New Hampton," said Taylor. "I also am enjoying school and am excited about playing next Tuesday for the first time."

AAU TEAM: Connecticut Basketball Club, considered among the best AAU programs.

AAU HEAD COACH: J.R. Hargraves, another solid teacher and head coach.

SCHOOLS OF INTEREST: Taylor told us he has a top list: "Georgetown, Rutgers, and Fairfield," Taylor told us are at the top of his list.

He is also considering Sacred Heart, Seton Hall, Siena, Hofstra, St. Peter's, and Rider.


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