3 - Sama Taku
Sama Taku
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Tucson HS
Previous College: Santa Rosa JC
Position: G

2012-13 (Junior):
Sama is the Tigers' leading scorer among returners, after scoring 8.1 points per game as a junior ... He was second on the team with 32 steals and 25.2 minutes per game ... Taku scored in double figures 13 times in 2012-13, including a career-high 23 points against Santa Clara on Dec. 15 ... He had 20 points in the Tigers' win at UC Davis on Jan. 5, to account for his second 20+ point game ... Sama also added a career-best eight rebounds against UCD ... Taku averaged 10.2 points per game on Pacific's 2012 France Tour and had a team-best 12 steals. He and Lorenzo McCloud were the only Tigers to start all 35 games.

Santa Rosa Junior College:
Sama came to Pacific from Santa Rosa Junior College, where he was a teammate of current Tiger Lorenzo McCloud. Sama played in 31 games, leading the Bears to a 26-6 record a first Big 8 Conference championship with a 14-1 league mark. He led the team with 18.0 points per game and 107 assists as a sophomore. He also had 29 steals and was the teams top rebounder with 160 total boards. He was the Big 8 Conference's Most Valuable Player, while also earning First Team All-State honors. 

Tucson High School:
As a senior in 2010 at Tucson High School, Sama was named Arizona's 5A Divison 1 Player of the Year by the Tucson Citizen.

Personal:
Sama Taku was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon … He is the son of Michael and Prudentia Taku ... He is a business major in his second year at Pacific ... In his free time, Sama enjoys watching sports and listening to music.