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Taylor

Funk

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#33

Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 232
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
High School: Manheim Central

Bio

2017-18: Scored 11.9 points per game and averaged 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists... Topped the team with an SJU freshman-record 84 three-point field goals... Averaged 10.5 points in Atlantic 10 contests... Scored in double figures in 19 games... Made 21 starts... SJU's leading scorer four times, vs. Princeton, VCU, Saint Louis, and UMass... Recorded first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals against George Mason... Poured in 17 points on a perfect shooting night (5-of-5 FG, 3-of-3 3FG, 4-of-4 FT) in road win over #17 URI... Pulled down season-high 13 rebounds vs. George Mason... Hit his 72nd three-pointer of the season vs. Duquesne to set the freshman record... Dropped 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the floor and 4-of-9 shooting from three-point range vs. Saint Louis... Scored 18 points on 6-of-11 field goals and 4-of-8 threes in win over Dayton... Tallied 15 points, with four three-pointers, at George Mason... Posted a team-high 19 points, including a key three in overtime, in win over VCU... Matched season-high five three pointers in first collegiate start, vs. St John's... Also hit five three-pointers at Temple... Scored 13 points against #4 Villanova... Posted 15 points (6-of-10 FG), all in the second half, in win over Sacramento State... Scored 11 points and tied season-high nine rebounds vs. Harvard... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 20) after averaging 22.5 points in wins over UIC and Princeton... Hit for season-high 23 points (5-of-6 3FG) in win over Princeton... Poured in 22 points, with four three-pointers, and added a season-high nine rebounds in win over UIC. Netted 11 of SJU's final 14 points of the second half, and had a three-pointer with 40.6 seconds left to send the game into overtime at UIC... Scored 16 points on 4-of-8 shooting from three-point range in collegiate debut at Toledo... Earned a spot on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School/Personal: 2017 Associated Press All-State Class 5A First Team selection... Averaged 24.3 points as a senior at Manheim Central to lead the Lancaster-Lebanon league in scoring for the second consecutive season... Connected on 64 three-pointers... School’s all-time leading scorer with 1,977 points, while hitting 229 career three-pointers... All-Lebanon League First Team selection in 2017... Team posted a 21-7 record in 2017... Helped Manheim Central to an 84-26 record during his four years while reaching the District semifinals twice in his first two seasons... Earned Associated Press All-State Class 5A Third Team honors in 2016... Also averaged 21.3 points per game as a junior and 15.4 points his sophomore season... Business major.

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Meet the Freshmen: Taylor Funk