Manhattan High girls basketball’s Kia Wilson will soon become the program’s next player to move onto the collegiate level.
The 6-foot-1 forward announced on Wednesday that she had committed to the University of Nebraska-Omaha to continue her education and basketball career.
“Super excited and blessed to share that I will be continuing my education and basketball career at the University of Nebraska Omaha!!” tweeted Wilson, a 2019 prospect.
During her junior season last year, Wilson earned a second-team selection on The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills girls’ basketball team, averaging 10.9 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. She was an important part of a group led by Christianna Carr, who is set to begin her freshman season at Kansas State.
Barring anything crazy, more of that will be in store for Wilson’s senior year.
Omaha, a Division I school, went 12-16 last year. The women’s basketball program has only had two winning seasons since the 2012-13 campaign.