Matt Montague, Up Close

Matt Montague, #31, Guard, Louisville, Kentucky

Nickname: Monty

Favorite cold cereal: Lucky Charms

Favorite Steve Cleveland Quote: "Just go play and attack the basket."

Why did you choose to play basketball over other sports: It has the most action.

Before a basketball game, I: Take a shower.

How did you spend your off-season: Hanging out with family and friends.

Who has had the greatest influences on your basketball career and why: My Mom and Dad.

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now: Serve a Spanish-speaking mission with my wife and family.

The best player I've ever faced: Cameron Stewart.

What would you like to do sometime in your life: Learn to speak Spanish.

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: The NIT games last year.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline and why: Darran Moody because he is the "Trivia King."

If you could play another position, what would it be: The '4' man.

How did you select your jersey number: #13 backwards (#13 is my favorite number, but Michael Vranes has it.)

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from basket ball: Playing other sports.

What is the best book you've ever read: The Book of Mormon

My advice to youngsters: Do what you want to do and work hard at it.

My favorite professor or most interesting BYU class I've taken: Communications 235

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I'm really only 4'10".

People say I look like: Chuck Stiggins.

My favorite scripture: Alma 26: 11-12, 16

The dirtiest team I've ever played: Arizona State.

My favorite website: www.byu.edu to get my e-mail.

One place I would like to visit: New Zealand

If you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: My wife (when I get married), President Hinckley and John Stockton.