Dan Howard, Up Close

Nickname: Donk, Lurp

Favorite cold cereal: Fruity Pebbles

Why did you choose to play basketball over other sports: I am tall and skinny.

Favorite Steve Cleveland Quote: "We'll only be 15 minutes."

How did you spend your off-season: Getting ready for this season.

Who has had the greatest influences on your basketball career and why: My brothers, they both had great work ethic.

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from basketball: Mario Kart.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I have a lamp made out of my leg cast (click here to see photo).

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: My first shot I made in my senior year of high school, it was against Mekeli Wesley.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: James Howard, my brother-he's just a smart guy.

If you could play another position, what would it be: The '2' man.

The best player I've ever faced is: Justin Freeman

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Our Blue squad.

My advice to youngsters: Enjoy what you do.

My favorite professor: Norm Nemrow, accounting.

How did you select your jersey number: It was random.

People say I look like: Heath Schroyer

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you kept and why: My contacts, I see better with them.

My favorite scripture: 1 Nephi 10:17

My favorite website: BYU.edu

One place I would like to visit: The Far East.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: My family and close friends.