Bryce Taylor, a sharp-shooting 6-foot-5, 180-pound shooting guard from Harvard-Westlake high school in Encino, California, looks to be one of the top scoring guards in the class of 2004.
He had an outstanding junior year and many of the top Division 1 programs in America have already taken notice.
“Things are going well for me and I’ve been contacted by a lot of schools,” Bryce Taylor said. “I’m going to wait until the Final Four is over before I make any decisions about what schools I will officially visit.”
Being 6’5 and having the ability to play both guard positions is a real plus for Taylor. He can bring the ball up the court or he can slide over to the shooting guard position.
“I brought the ball up the court about 50 percent of the time this year. I see myself playing the combo guard position at the college level,” Taylor said. “I’m a deep outside shooter, which opens up a lot of other things on the floor.”
Taylor recently spoke with Indiana head coach Mike Davis, who appears to be more than interested in his services. California, Oregon, Kansas and Florida are a few others who have gotten an early start.
“I like all of those schools, but they aren’t the only schools I’m considering at this time,” he said. “Kansas is definitely a school I would visit if they offered me, I had a good conversation with Mike Davis, too. I’ll have some decisions after the final four.”
Taylor will spend the summer traveling with his Pump ‘N Run AAU team. They begin playing in April and will not stop until the end of the summer. They will attend the Jayhawk Invitational, Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions, Houston Kingwood Classic, several events held in Las Vegas and other tournaments throughout the United States.