Tonga is not known fot its basketball but some tongans are playing basketball at a high level. We already post here some (bad) news about Paulasi Taulava who is one the best player in the Philipines. Today let's introduce Will Taukieva (193-G-83) who will play his senior year at Nebraska-Kearney.
Born in Tonga, he grew up in Utah. He played two seasons at McCook Community College and was named all-Nebraska JuCo in 2003. He joined Nebraska-Kearney University as a junior in the spring of 2003. He was voted on the second-team of the RMAC conference.
He played a full-game 40 minutes in Nebraska-Kearney season opener against Nebraska-Omaha in a 73-76 loss. He scored 15pts 4/8FG 6rbs and 5ast.
193cm 90kg 08/04/1983
2003/04 - Nebraska-Kearney 15.5ppg 55.1%FG 41.2%3pts 71.9%FT 1.8apg 4.5rpg in 33gp
2002/03 - McCook CC 17.5ppg 6.8rpg 2.5apg
2001/02 - McCook CC 13.8ppg
2000/01 - Salt Lake City West HS 20ppg 6rpg 3apg