Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless - Thurgood Wynn
Meet the junior guard from Bethesda, Md.
Sept. 6, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Meet Navy men's basketball player Thurgood Wynn. Wynn is a 6-3, 184-pound guard from Bethesda, Md. He appeared in 24 games last year, averaging 4.2 points per game, while shooting 50.7 percent from the field.
Interests / Hobbies: Bowling, Video games, movies, reading
Nickname: T-Good, T-Bad, The Handyman
One word to describe my game: Slasher
I plan to service select: Surface Warfare
Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: Redskins vs. Cowboys on Monday Night Football
Best Concert I Ever Attended: J. Cole concert in Greensboro, N.C.
Best Player I Ever Faced: Keith "Tiny" Gallon
Best Friend From Another Team: Mo Williams (Army)
Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule and Why: Duke, because they are a storied collegiate program and why not compete with the best?
Toughest Place I've Ever Played: Missouri
Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: TIME, doing something to change the world
Most Famous Person Ever Met: Thurgood Marshall
Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With (dead or alive): President Barack Obama
Place I'd Like to Visit: South Beach
Best Part About Living in Annapolis: Atmosphere surrounding the Naval Academy
Best Moment at Navy: Officially becoming a youngster / 3rd class
My First Memory of Basketball: Watching Reggie Miller play against Shaq, Penny, and the Orlando Magic
My Dream Job is: Owning my own law-firm.
I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed (does not have to be sports-related): Magic vs. Larry Bird in the 1979 NCAA Championship
My Hometown is Famous For: The Naval Hospital
Best Book I Have Ever Read: Sacred Hoops by Phil Jackson
Favorite Artist: Drake
Favorite Food: Spaghetti with a good meat sauce and parmesan cheese
Favorite Sports Movie: Coach Carter
Favorite TV Show: Friday Night Lights, The Game
Favorite Pro Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite Pro Sports Team: The Washington Redskins
Favorite Website: Yahoo.com; I like browsing around and finding those weird / interesting stories