Ryan Taylor Earns Second MVC Player Of The Week Nod


ST. LOUIS – For the second time this season, University of Evansville junior Ryan Taylor has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week by the league office on Monday.

The unbelievable season continued for Taylor as he averaged 27.5 points per game over the last week for UE.  Taylor dropped 30 points on Wednesday at Indiana State, hitting 11 shots while tying his career mark with eight rebounds.

He backed that up with 25 points on 10-of-18 shooting and a 5-of-10 effort from long range in a 75-44 win over Southern Illinois.  Taylor averaged 36 minutes per game over the course of the week along with 6.5 rebounds.

Taylor and his squad are preparing for the Arch Madness opener on Thursday against UNI.