Tayler Hill BIO:
College: A two-time selection to the All-Big Ten
First Team and a three-time choice for the conference's All-Defensive team. As
a four-year starter for the Buckeyes, played alongside a pair of WNBA first
round draft picks (Jantel Lavender and Samantha Prahalis). 2012-13: Voted by media and coaches to All-Big Ten First Team for
the second straight year, this time after leading the conference in points per
game and minutes played. Increased her streak of double-figure scoring games to
64 en route to capping her career as the fifth-leading scorer in school
history. 2011-12: Playing in the
backcourt with Prahalis and earned All-America Honorable Mention (WBCA),
All-Big Ten First Team, and All-Big Ten All-Defensive Team honors in a season
in which she led conference in scoring across all games (13th in the nation).
Also ranked atop the Big Ten in made 3-pt. FGs per game in conference action
(12th nationally) and was third in the league in steals. 2010-11: Breakout season on both ends of floor resulted in Big Ten
All-Defensive Team and All-Conference Honorable Mention honors after taking
over at the 2 guard opposite Prahalis. PREP/MISC:
State of Minnesota's all-time career points leader. Her cousin, Devon George
(also of Minneapolis), was part of three NBA championship teams over 13
seasons; brother P.J. played at Ohio State.
native of Minneapolis, MN, Hill is the all-time leading scorer (boy or girl)
with 3,888 points in Minnesota high school history.
- Selected in the first round (4th overall) of the 2013 WNBA Draft.