Created:Saturday, March 8, 2014 10:09 p.m.CDT
Updated:Saturday, March 8, 2014 10:11 p.m.CDT
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Prep Zone Pop Quiz

Kenton Mack
Jacobs
Junior
Basketball

1. Who’s your favorite NBA player?

Kobe Bryant, with Russell Westbrook a close second, because the way Kobe competes and thinks he’s the best and always wants to win.

2. What are three great basketball movies?

“Glory Road,” “Coach Carter” and my favorite movie of all time, “Space Jam.”

3. Would you make a good coach?

I would, because I think I would be good at motivating kids to give their all and know the game pretty well.

4. What team is your early favorite to win the NCAA tournament?

I would pick Duke because they’re my favorite team.

5. What was the most memorable game for you this season?

The second game of the season against Quincy, losing on a buzzer-beater. That was a crazy atmosphere and brought us together the most.

Mike Kaska
Richmond-Burton
Senior
Basketball, baseball

1. Who’s your favorite NBA player?

Steph Curry, because we have similar playing styles.

2. What are three great basketball movies?

“Coach Carter,” “Like Mike” and “Space Jam”

3. Would you make a good coach?

I think I could. Once you get up on a team, you need to play your other guys. I like the other guys to get a chance to shine too.

4. What team is your early favorite to win the NCAA tournament?

Wisconsin

5. What was the most memorable game for you this season?

Our game against Burlington Central last Friday when we clinched the Big Northern Conference East Division title for ourselves. It was a good all-around win for everybody, we were all doing well, playing our best basketball.

RIley Wicks
Huntley
Senior
Golf, basketball

1. Who’s your favorite NBA player?

Kevin Durant, because he can score from all over the floor.

2. What are three great basketball movies?

“Glory Road,” “Hoosiers” and “Coach Carter”

3. Would you make a good coach?

I think so. I’ve learned a lot of stuff through my dad (Bill).

4. What team is your early favorite to win the NCAA tournament?

I’ll stick with Wichita State because Fred VanVleet is from pretty close to here.

5. What was the most memorable game for you this season?

The game against Jacobs at their place, clinching the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division championship. It was crazy, I’ve never played in front of that many people before.