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Garner Meads - Up Close

Favorite cold cereal: Vector (only in Canada).

Favorite Steve Cleveland quote: "OK ... win it one more time for Garner!"

Why did I choose to play Basketball over other sports: I was better at it than other sports.

Before a Basketball game, I: Take a cold shower.

How did I spend my off-season: Getting rid of "missionary legs."

Who has had the greatest influence on my Basketball career and why: Dan Cowan, Jim Jimas and Lynn Moncur ... they first saw my potential. Parents ... they supported me.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Raising a family.

Who is the best player I've ever faced: Zack Randolph (Portland Blazers), DeMark Johnson and Carlos Boozer (Cleveland Cavaliers).

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Brisbane Bullets.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Retire.

One place I would like to visit: France.

If I could play another position, what would it be: Point Guard.

How did I select my jersey number: In my freshman year in high school, I was the youngest on the team. I had last pick.

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from Basketball: Water skiing.

The best books I've ever read: Enders Game, by Orson Scott Card and The Book of Mormon.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Book of Mormon, Prof. Reeves.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning two AAU National Championships & McDonald's All-American.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why: My phone ... to call home for help.

My favorite scripture: Isaiah 41:10-14.

My advice to youngsters: Listen to your parents.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is: Austin Ainge. He seems to know the most random things.

If I could invite any three people to dinner they would be: President Hinckley, LeRoy Meads and Will Ferrell.