Badgers must step up with Taylor now gone

MADISON, Wis. Perhaps there was no greater snapshot of Wisconsin's basketball season a year ago than the final sequence of the team's final game in the NCAA tournament.Badgers senior point guard Jordan Taylor, a preseason all-American and the heart of his team, held the ball in the waning seconds with the fate of Wisconsin in his hands. He passed to teammate Rob Wilson,...
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October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Jordan Taylor added to NBA combine

It appears former University of Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor is headed to the NBA pre-draft combine, after all. According to multiple media reports, Taylor received word over the weekend from his agent, former NBA guard B.J. Armstrong, that he was a late addition to the prestigious event. The combine takes place Thursday and Friday in Chicago. Originally, Taylor was left...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

NBA hopes very alive for UW's Taylor

No, most pundits and mock drafts don't list Jordan Taylor being selected by any team in the NBA Draft. And no, Taylor wasn't among the original top-60 college prospects invited to the prestigious draft Combine in Chicago later this week. But Taylor's former basketball coach at Wisconsin, Bo Ryan, offers this response: So what? "You know what everybody knows about...
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June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dont expect Badgers to fade next season

MADISON, Wis. With the game clock winding down and Wisconsin's basketball team in desperate need of a bucket to save its season against Syracuse, every person on the court knew which player would have the ball in his hands. Badgers point guard Jordan Taylor had been instrumental in leading his team's improbable NCAA tournament comeback, but faced with a one-point deficit...
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March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Late miss a tough ending for Badgers' Taylor

The last-second shot came up short, sending Wisconsin home from the NCAA tournament. It was Jordan Taylor's last play for the Badgers, but it won't be the way he'll be remembered. Taylor missed a long contested jumper at the end of an awkward final possession, and Wisconsin lost a one-point game to Syracuse on Thursday night. With that, the Badgers' season came to...
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March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Why is Wisconsin’s Jordan Taylor Still Underrated?

Why is Wisconsin’s Jordan Taylor Still Underrated? He’s not the flashiest point guard in the country but he may be the most effective. Wisconsin’s Jordan Taylor is the most underrated point guard in the country. Opposing coaches sure know all too well about Mr. Taylor. In a tight game against Vanderbilt, it was Taylor’s steady hand that led the Badgers into the Sweet 16...
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March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Taylor's leadership puts Badgers over the top

In moments of chaos on the basketball court during postseason play, a steadying, influential leader with the ability to calm teammates while an entire season hangs in the balance often makes the difference between triumph and sadness. This season, Wisconsin almost always has the advantage with point guard Jordan Taylor in the lineup, despite the criticisms that have followed him...
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March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 14 Wisconsin 70, Illinois 56

Senior Jordan Taylor scored 16 points in his final home game, helping No. 14 Wisconsin beat Illinois 70-56 on Sunday in both teams' regular season finale. Josh Gasser added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Badgers (23-8, 12-6), who have won three straight going into this week's Big Ten tournament. The Badgers honored Taylor and fellow senior Rob Wilson in their final...
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March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin 67, No. 22 Illinois 63

Jordan Taylor scored 19 points and Jared Berggren added 18 to help Wisconsin upset No. 22 Illinois 67-63 on Sunday. Taylor drove into the lane and sank a midrange jumper with 32 seconds left to give the Badgers (16-5, 5-3 Big Ten) a five-point lead at 62-57 with 32 seconds to play in what had been a back-and-forth battle. Wisconsin has won four straight after dropping two consecutive...
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January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

UW opens league slate vs. newcomer Nebraska

MADISON, Wis. Throughout his celebrated basketball career, Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor has never had any reason to venture to Nebraska, so pardon him if his understanding of all things Cornhusker State is limited."Omaha, Nebraska, is the College World Series and Lincoln is the capital," Taylor said. "That's the extent of my knowledge of Nebraska."...
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December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

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