Former Utah State Center Neemias Queta Tops NBA Draft Combine Measurements
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah State center Neemias Queta topped multiple measurement lists for prospects at the NBA Draft Combine.
Queta is currently participating in the league’s combine, which takes place from June 21-27.
On Tuesday, June 22, NBA prospects were measured for metrics such as body fat percentage, hand size, height, standing reach, weight, and wingspan.
Queta was listed atop many of the league’s measurements at the Combine.
2021 NBA Draft Combine (June 21-27) participants revealed: pic.twitter.com/lG1mG0gPyW
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 15, 2021
The former Aggie was the tallest player, with and without shoes, at the event. Queta also had the No. 1 standing reach and largest wingspan.
In a little over a month, Queta will listen for his name to called during the 2021 NBA Draft on July 29.
The NBA Draft’s final order will be determined during the NBA Draft Lottery on June 22 at 6:30 p.m. (MDT). The Lottery will broadcast on ESPN.
Neemias Queta’s NBA Draft Combine Measurements
Body Fat Percentage: 7.6 percent
Hand Length: 9.25 inches
Hand Width: 10.50 inches
Height (without shoes): 6 feet, 11.25 inches
Height (with shoes): 7 feet, 0.5 inches
Standing Reach: 9 feet, 4.5 inches
Weight: 248.4 lbs.
Wingspan: 7 feet, 4.0 inches
Neemias Queta had the longest wingspan at 7’ 4”
Scottie Barnes with a massive 7’ 2.75” wing. That a +7” wingspan over his height (6’ 7” w/o shoes).
Miles McBride with a +7.75 wing (6’ 1” w/o shoes, 6” 8.75” wing)
— NBA Big Board (@chadfordinsider) June 22, 2021
Neemias Queta at Utah State
Queta was a standout player the Aggies’ men’s basketball program from 2018-21.
In his first season with Utah State, Queta averaged 11.8 points, 8.9 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game in 35 contests.
Following some injuries, the center only appeared in 20 games as a sophomore, but still put up solid numbers. Queta averaged 13.0 points, 7.8 boards, and 1.7 blocks during his second season in Logan.
— Jeremiah Jensen (@JJSportsBeat) February 22, 2019
Queta helped lead the Aggies to back-to-back Mountain West Conference Tournament titles during his first two seasons with the program.
In his final year with the Aggies, Queta averaged a double-double with 14.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per contest. He also added 3.3 blocks per game.
Queta sends that one not one, not two, not three but SIX rows into the stands. Sheesh 🥴 pic.twitter.com/74JMAssDX3
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) March 19, 2021
The Aggies qualified for the NCAA Tournament in each of Queta’s years with USU, but were unable to play in 2020 after the tourney was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Aggies lost in the Round of 64 in Queta’s freshman and junior campaigns.
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