Johnson, Anderson chip in career highs as Coach Wojo is victorious in MU debut
Juan Anderson Scores a Game-High 27 Points
Mayo scores Golden Eagles' last 10 points of regulation to force overtime
Roughly 100 student-athletes participated Saturday
Several individual awards handed out during event
The Jan. 30, 2013 episode of Inside Marquette Basketball reviews MU's 2-0 week, and features Steve Taylor Jr. and strength & conditioning coach Todd Smith.
Marquette vs. Villanova (USATSI)
2014-15 Season Notes: Chipped in eight points and five rebounds in season-opening win over UT Martin (Nov. 14) ... Posted career highs in points (20), field goals (9) and minutes (35) at No. 20 Ohio State (Nov. 18) and added a team- and season-high seven rebounds ... Grabbed a career- and game-high 12 rebounds, including six offensive boards, and added seven points vs. NJIT (Nov. 24) ... Posted 10 points and seven rebounds vs. No. 20/19 Michigan State (Nov. 28) at the Orlando Classic ... Hit 7-of-8 shots on his way to 16 points vs. Alabama A&M (Dec. 19) ... Pulled down seven rebounds vs. North Dakota (Dec. 22) ... Grabbed another seven boards at DePaul (Dec. 31) ... Notched 13 points and nine boards in a loss against St. John's (Jan. 21) ... In 18 minutes of action against Seton Hall he tallied eight points while shooting 4-6 from the field and hauled in five rebounds (Jan. 28) ... Contributed 14 points, six rebounds and two steals in a road win at Seton Hall (Feb. 7) ... Shot 5-7 from the field en route to 12 points against Creighton (Feb. 14) ... Had a ferocious rebounding night vs. St. John’s (March 4) by grabbing a career-high 17 boards, which was the most by a MU player in BIG EAST play since Lazar Hayward had 17 vs. DePaul on Jan. 24, 2009 … Followed up his career performance by grabbing 12 rebounds in a win over DePaul (March 7) … Hit a career-high two 3-pointers and scored 10 points in MU’s 78-56 first round win over Seton Hall in the BIG EAST tournament (March 11) … Finished the season grabbing the second most rebounds per game on the squad (5.0).
2013-14 Season Notes: Has made three starts this season ... Posted five rebounds in just 10 minutes of action vs. Providence (Jan. 30) .,.. Registered 14 points (including 10 points in the second half) and eight rebounds in overtime win at Georgetown (Jan. 20) ... Made his first 3-point basket of the season at Xavier (Jan. 9) ... Saw his first action since San Diego State (Dec. 1 or "nearly a month") vs. New Mexico (Dec. 21) in the MGM Grand Showcase ... Had a pair of assists, three rebounds and a steal in nine minutes of action vs. George Washington (Nov. 29) ... Notched his first collegiate double-double vs. Grambling State (Nov. 12) with a career-high 16 points while shooting 7-of-10 from the field and adding a career- and game-high 11 rebounds (five rebounds came on the offensive end) ... Picked up five rebounds and a steal vs. Southern (Nov. 8) in his first collegiate start.
2012-13 Season Notes: Earned the team's Wesley Matthews "Just Today" Award ...Made his Marquette debut vs. Colgate (Nov. 11) and scored four points ... Chipped in five points in 10 minutes of action vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 20) ... Tallied a nine points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field in addition to five rebounds, one block and a steal vs. UMBC (Nov. 26) ... Chipped in six rebounds to go along with a season-high 10 points vs. Savannah State (Dec. 15) in 19 minutes of action ... Came off the bench vs. UConn (Jan. 1) to score nine points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field, grab three rebounds and collect one steal ... Notched a pair of offensive rebounds in 13 minutes vs. Providence (Jan. 26), while also going 3-of-4 from the field and 2-of-2 from the charity stripe to score eight points ... Led MU with season-high eight rebounds, including six on the offensive end, at Villanova (Feb. 23), while also recording four points and a pair of blocks ... Chipped in seven points off the bench at Rutgers (March 5) on 3-of-5 shooting from the floor ... Had seven rebounds to go along with six points in Marquette regular-season finale win over St. John's (March 9).
High School: First team all-state selection by Associated Press and the Chicago Tribune ... Helped lead Chicago's Simeon High School to three-straight state championships ... Team compiled an overall record of 63-3 in his two years as a full-time starter ... Grabbed 15 rebounds in the state title game as a senior ... Averaged 16.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 3.0 assists per game in 2011-12 ... McDonald's All-America High School Basketball honoree ... Nationally recognized recruit under head coach Robert Smith ... Ranked 73rd overall by Scout.com and 109th by Rivals.com ... Ranked 15th and 24th, respectively, at his position by each of those outlets ... ESPN.com placed him 22nd amongst all small forwards in the nation and 83rd in the ESPNU 100 ... Taylor averaged 9.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game as a junior, helping the program to a 30-2 overall record ... Netted 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the Wolverines' supersectional victory over Farragut ... Was named All-State Special Mention by the Chicago Tribune as a junior ... Suits up on the AAU circuit with the Mac Irvin Fire.
Personal: Born February 15, 1993 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Steve Taylor Sr. and Diana Cooper ... Has four brothers (Demetrius Cooper, Marquell Rose, Rashad Lockhart and Javonte Taylor) and one sister (Diana Taylor) ... Majoring in broadcast & electronic communication.