Texas Longhorns: Isaiah Taylor

Texas adds three-star SG Walker

April, 30, 2013
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Senior three-star shooting guard Martez Walker (Detroit/Pershing) committed to Texas on Tuesday, ESPN.com has confirmed.

The 6-foot-5 Walker recently visited the Texas campus and chose the Longhorns over Iowa State, Miami, Providence and Temple, among others.

Walker joins ESPN 100 point guard Kendal Yancy-Harris (Richardson, Texas/Berkner), three-star point guard Isaiah Taylor (Houston/The Village School) and three-star shooting guard Demarcus Croaker (Orlando/Jones) in Texas' incoming 2013 class.
The departure of two transfers and Myck Kabongo’s decision to go pro have freed up two scholarships for Texas’ 2013-14 basketball team. The search is on for unsigned recruits with the potential to contribute immediately, and Detroit Pershing's Martez Walker could be one of them.

Three-star senior point guard Isaiah Taylor has committed to Texas over Alabama, SMU, Fresno State and Creighton, among others. He is the first commit in the Longhorns’ 2013 basketball class.

"I had a good relationship with the coaching staff ever since they jumped in about a month and a half ago,” said Taylor, a native of Oakland, Calif., who attends The Village School in Houston, Texas.

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David Butler II/US PresswireRick Barnes will love the insurance and style of play new Texas point guard commit Isaiah Taylor will provide.
Taylor, who ran with Texas Pro on the AAU/travel circuit, will give coach Rick Barnes an athletic, pass-first point guard who will provide insurance in the event Myck Kabongo departs for the NBA. He could challenge Javan Felix for the starting position and should offer much-needed depth at the most important position in college basketball.

What does Taylor bring to the Longhorns?

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