Former University of Wisconsin guard Jordan Taylor will start his professional career in Italy, signing a contract with Italian Euroleague team Virtus Roma. Taylor, who is represented by former NBA point guard BJ Armstrong, last played for the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA Summer League. During his senior season in Madison, Taylor averaged 14.8 points and 4.1 assists per game, leading the Badgers to the NCAA East Region Semifinals before being eliminated by Syracuse. In the past, Virtus Roma has featured players such as George Gervin and current Milwaukee Buck Brandon Jennings.