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UP CLOSE: Steve Cleveland

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Favorite cold cereal: Frosted Shredded Wheat

Favorite quote: "You can judge a man's character by the way he treats people who can't hurt him or help him."

Before a Basketball game, I: I take a nap and listen to music.

How did I spend my off-season: Doing basketball camps, recruiting, going to the beach and playing golf.

Who has had the greatest influence on my Basketball career and why: All of the coaches I had as player at all different levels.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Be retired. Serving a mission with my wife. Living near my grandkids and a golf course.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Serve a mission with my wife.

One place I would like to visit: Scotland and Ireland to play golf.

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from basketball: Golf, tennis, body surfing

What is the best book you've ever read: President Gordon B. Hinckley's biography and Elder Neal A. Maxwell's biography.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: My first year at BYU defeating No. 15 New Mexico at The Pit, winning the triple-overcome victory at UTEP, winning three conference championships at BYU and making three NCAA tournament appearances, defeating Oklahoma State at the Delta Center last year.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept: The Book of Mormon--It's a source of great strength.

My favorite scripture is: Mosiah 3:19

My advice to youngsters: "Develop a work ethic."

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I love 60's and 70's music.

If I were on "Who wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: Sherm Sowby, a professor at Fresno State and longtime friend.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: President Hinckley, Paul McCartney and Mike Krzyzewski.

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