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Sparkle Taylor
12  Sparkle Taylor

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Flint, Mich.

High School:
Northwestern HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Experience:
1L

04/04/2014

UTEP To Tangle With Rutgers In WNIT Title Game On CBS Sports Network At Sold Out Haskins Center

Miners Look To Complete Magical Run In WNIT

04/01/2014

UTEP To Lock Up With South Dakota State In WNIT Final Four

Winner Will Face Rutgers-South Florida In Championship Contest

03/30/2014

UTEP Welcomes Pacific-12 Force Washington In WNIT Elite Eight Game Monday

Coach Adams Encouraging Fans To Help Sell Out The Don Haskins Center

03/28/2014

UTEP Tops Colorado, 68-60, To Move Into WNIT Elite 8 In Front Of School-Record Crowd

8,234 Fans Packed The Don Haskins Center Friday evening.

03/27/2014

UTEP To Tangle With Colorado In WNIT Sweet 16

General Admission Tickets $6

03/31/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs Washington University

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/24/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs Saint Mary's

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/14/2014

Photo Gallery by Brian Kanof

Woman's Basketball vs Southern Miss

02/22/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs ECU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/05/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs Louisiana Tech

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

PRIOR TO UTEP:
Earned Associated Press Class B All-State Team honors as both a junior and a senior while starring for Northwestern High School ... also named to the first team of the Flint Journal area Dream Team her final two years at NHS ... averaged a double-double, with 28 points and 10.6 rebounds per game as a senior ... showed versatility by shooting 41 percent from the three-point line ... registered multiple triple-doubles, piling up steals and assists to go along with her standard efforts as a scorer and rebounder ... averaged 15.3 points and 8.7 rebounds per contest during her junior season ... was the team's second-leading scorer ... helped lead the school to its first district title since 1999 while accounting for game averages of 13.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.4 steals as a sophomore ... did not start to play organized basketball until the ninth grade ... previously competed only in cross country ... daughter of Tracy Mull & Timothy Taylor ... cites her uncle, Maurice Howell, as a big influence in her life ... has one brother & three sisters ... just wants to make her mom proud & is motivated through struggles faced in growing up in Flint ... started playing basketball in seventh grade ... LeBron James is her favorite player ... enjoys time on social networking sites and hanging out with friends ... describes herself as a "happy person" ... is a Christian & a member of Agape Church ... was an "A" & "B" student ... born 7/28/95 (Flint, Mich.).

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