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ABOUT TAYLOR GILBERT
Signs with twin sister, Tyler... brings great size and athleticism... great ability to rebound and could be very good shot blocker.
HIGHTOWER HIGH SCHOOL
Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz... ranked as the No. 43 forward nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz... tabbed the No. 30 overall prospect in the state of Texas by Premier Basketball Report... earned District 23-5A Second Team honors as a sophomore and junior... helped lead Hightower High to a 34-5 overall record during the 2010-11 season... averaged 7.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game... scored in double figures in 12 contests... shot nearly 50 percent from the field... chose Houston over TCU, Arizona, Georgetown, Georgia Tech and New Mexico.
Full name is Taylor Lamour Gilbert... born on Jan. 23, 1994, in Houston, Texas... daughter of Rodney and April Gilbert... has two siblings; twin sister, Tyler and brother, Joshua... wants to become a journalist upon graduation... takes part in feeding the homeless during the holidays... enjoys swimming, knitting and reading magazines in her free time.