Class: RS Freshman
Hometown: Provo, Utah
High School: Provo
Height / Weight: 6-6 / 230
Freshman forward Tai Wesley tallied nine points in Utah State's 72-48
loss at Utah Wednesday night at Salt Lake City
Showed positive signs during his redshirt season in 2005... His biggest
challenge will be at the defensive end and he needs to embrace that...
Skilled offensive player who fits well into Utah State's system... An
unselfish player who possess a lot of the same qualities as former Aggie
great Nate Harris... Returned from a two-year LDS Church Mission in Oaxaca,
Mexico in May, 2007.
2005 Season (RS):
Redshirted during his first year at Utah State.
Named Mr. Basketball in the state of Utah by the Deseret Morning News
and the 4A Most Valuable Player by the Salt Lake Tribune... Averaged
16.7 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two blocks and one steal
per game as a prep senior, while shooting 65 percent from the field...
Led Provo High School to the state title as he was named tournament
MVP after averaging 19.3 points in four games... Is the third Player
of the Year from the state of Utah to play for head coach Stew Morrill,
joining Tony Brown and Nate Harris... A graduate of the same high school
that produced Coach Morrill.
Full name is Tai William Evans Wesley... Born May 13, 1986 in Orem, Utah...
One of seven children of Susan and Hiagi Wesley... Is the younger brother
of former Brigham Young standout Mekeli Wesley, Russell Wesley who
played at Utah Valley State and 2003 all-state selection Tika Wesley...
Undeclared on a college major... Enjoys golfing, boating and playing
video games... First name is pronounced Tie.