Michael Rose - Up Close

Nickname:"Fish"

Favorite cold cereal:Rice Krispies

Favorite Steve Cleveland quote:"Keep shooting."

Why did I choose to play Basketball over other sports:The final score isn't ever 1-0.

Before a Basketball game, I:Think about things and listen to music.

How did I spend my off-season:24-hour fitness, Gold's Gym.

Who has had the greatest influence on my Basketball career and why:My brother has always been my biggest fan and was really hard on me. He pushed me.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now:Working little and playing golf.

Who is the best player I've ever faced:LeBron James.

What would I like to do sometime in my life:Ski the French Alps.

One place I would like to visit:Nigeria.

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

How did I select my jersey number:I'm the freshman, I get last pick.

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

The best book I've ever read:Oh The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU:Sharing the Gospel, Dr. Bott.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment:A 3 OT victory in high school playoffs my sophomore year. I had 26 points.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why:My Mom, she's awesome.

My advice to youngsters:Don't let people tell you what you are.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is:My Dad, he's been wrong like once in his life--it's annoying.

If I could invite any three people to dinner they would be:President Hinckley, Danny Ainge and President Monson.