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Nate Taylor Statistical Leader in the WHAC

DETROIT, Mich. –  Marygrove College men’s basketball player Nate Taylor (SR/Battle Creek, MI) leads the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) in four separate categories thus far in the 2016-17 season: Double-Doubles (15), Total Rebounds (251) and Total Defensive Rebounds (199), Average Rebounds per Game (10.46).

Taylor, the 6-foot-6 senior from Battle Creek, Michigan averages a whopping 10.46 total rebounds per game and 8.46 defensive rebounds per game. This ranks him Top 10 in three categories amongst active NAIA players: Number 3: Defensive Rebounds per Game (8.46), Number 4: Total Rebounds on this season (251), Number 8: Total Rebounds per Game (10.46).

Rebounding is not the only thing that Taylor does great. Taylor is ranked 5th in the WHAC in two more categories: Total Points Scored (418) and Average Points per Game (17.42). On the year, he has made 149 field goals, 39 three-point baskets, and sunk 81 free throws. 

Combining Taylor’s rebounding and scoring abilities give’s Taylor the most impressive stat of all, double-doubles. He has earned 17 double-doubles on the year, with 15 coming in WHAC match-ups. 

After being asked about Taylor’s performance this year, Head Coach, Craig Covington said, “Taylor is a gifted rebounder and has a knack for being able to find the ball. This helps our team because it opens up many fast break opportunities. He has been a double-double machine.”.

Listed below are Nate Taylor’s career statistics:

Career Totals: Year Team GP FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OFF DEF REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS 2015-16 MRGRV 17 120 282 36 119 53 75 38 127 165 65 22 12 58 55 329 2016-17 MRGRV 24 149 345 39 140 81 101 52 199 251 61 36 19 68 70 418 Total   41 269 627 75 259 134 176 90 326 416 126 58 31 126 125 747 Career Averages: Year Team GP FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF REB AST STL BLK TO PTS 2015-16 MRGRV 17 42.6 30.3 70.7 2.2 7.5 9.7 3.8 1.3 0.7 3.4 19.4 2016-17 MRGRV 24 43.2 27.9 80.2 2.2 8.3 10.5 2.5 1.5 0.8 2.8 17.4 Total   41 42.9 29.0 76.1 2.2 8.0 10.1 3.1 1.4 0.8 3.1 18.2 Career Highs: Year Team GP FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA REB AST STL BLK PTS 2015-16 MRGRV 17 13 24 5 11 8 11 14 8 4 3 34 2016-17 MRGRV 24 12 23 4 9 10 13 18 7 5 3 30 Total   24 13 24 5 11 10 13 18 8 5 3 34     

Category: Men's Basketball

Today - 15 November 2018