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Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless - Thurgood Wynn

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

Major: Economics

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:; I like browsing around and finding those weird / interesting stories

Favorite Class at Navy: Middle Eastern studies

Favorite League Arena: Christl Arena (Army)




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