February 14, 2007

Jeff Taylor Jr. is being patient with the process

The last time Texas Tech men's basketball coach Bob Knight took a player from the basketball hotbed of Hobbs, New Mexico, that player led Texas Tech to the 2005 Sweet Sixteen. Lately, Coach Knight has been back in Ronald Ross's hometown to recruit another Hobbs Eagle, Jeff Taylor Jr.

Taylor Jr., who is the son of former Tech star Jeff Taylor and the nephew of former Red Raider Vince Taylor, moved to Hobbs last summer from Sweden to finish his high school years in the black and gold. After hitting a Texas Tech team camp last summer, word of Taylor's arrival spread like wildfire.

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