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Terry Nashif, Up Close


Favorite cold cereal: Frosted flakes.

Why did I choose to play basketball over other sports: I'm too tall for other sports.

Favorite Steve Cleveland quote: "WACK!."

Who has had the greatest influences on my basketball career and why: John Stockton because he is the greatest player ever to play the game.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Teaching and coaching at a high school.

Who is the best player I've ever faced: Chris Nye.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Cameron, Stewart, Casey, Abe and Garrett, the managers.

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

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I'm really 6-2.

How did I select my jersey number: I chose three numbers, and number 10 wasn't one of them.

My favorite hobby or activity away from basketball is: Sports Center and studying in the library.

One place I would love to visit: Lebanon.

Before a basketball game I: Sleep.

What is the best book I've ever read: SLAM magazine.

My most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Breaking Daniel Bobik's ankles multiple times through a series of crossovers and causing his shoes to rip!

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept : My journal because I wouldn't want anyone to get ahold of it and read it.

People say I look like: A thug.

My favorite professor: Dr. Larson in statistics.

On game day, my friends and relatives follow the game: My family huddles around the computer listening to the game on the radio via Internet in hopes I get in. When I do, Mom leaves because she gets too nervous.

My advice to youngsters: Play hard, you're never to short to play ball!

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: President and Sister Doxey because I'm pretty sure they know everything.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: My Mom, Dad and brother.