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Saturday, January 28, 2006

Freshman facts

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Brandon Rush

Vital stats
Height: 6-6
Weight: 202
Position: Guard
Major: Undecided
Birthdate: July 7, 1985
Parents: Glenda Rush
Birthplace: Kansas City, Mo.
High school: Mount Zion (N.C.)
HS coach: Tony Fozard

Favorites
Subject: Math
Food: Pasta with shrimp
TV show: Fresh Prince
Other hobby: Video games
Movie: "Wedding Crashers"
NBA team: Miami Heat
NBA player: Dwyane Wade
Other athlete: Derek Jeter
Other team: N.Y. Yankees
Vacation: Marina del Rey

Questions
If I could meet someone from history, it would be: James Naismith
I chose KU because: It's close to home, and Bill Self is a great coach
Toughest arena i've played in: United Center

Julian Wright

Vital stats
Height: 6-8
Weight: 218
Position: Guard/Forward
Major: Communications
Birthdate: May 20, 1987
Parents: Gina Wright, Paul Vinson
Birthplace: Chicago
High school: Homewood-Flossmoor
HS coach: Roy Condotti

Favorites
Subject: Speech
Food: Jambalaya
TV show: The Simpsons
Other hobby: Poetry
Movie: "He Got Game"
NBA team: Chicago Bulls
NBA player: Kevin Garnett
Other athlete: Serena Williams
Other team: Atlanta Falcons
Vacation: Miami

Questions
If I could meet someone from history, it would be: Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King Jr.
I chose KU because: Tradition, academics, and the opportunity to play for coach Self
Toughest arena i've played in: United Center

Mario Chalmers

Vital stats
Height: 6-1
Weight: 182
Position: Guard
Major: Undecided
Birthdate: May 19, 1986
Parents: Ronnie & Almarie Chalmers
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska
High school: Bartlett
HS coach: Ronnie Chalmers

Favorites
Subject: English
Food: Fried chicken
TV show: Fresh Prince
Other hobby: Football
Movie: "Friday After Next"
NBA team: Houston Rockets
NBA player: Tracy McGrady
Other athlete: Randy Moss
Other team: Carolina Panthers
Vacation: South Beach

Questions
If I could meet someone from history, it would be: Martin Luther King Jr.
I chose KU because: The basketball tradition, family environment
Toughest arena i've played in: Joyce Center

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