July 30, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is junior men's basketball player Kyle Wilson.
NAME: Kyle Wilson
HOMETOWN: Mission Viejo, Calif.
DESCRIBE COACH SPIKER: Probably the most energetic person I know.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: James Harden, LeBron James
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Miami Heat
BEST PART OF ARMY BASKETBALL: The guys on the team
FAVORITE ARENA TO PLAY IN: Bucknell/Navy
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Navy, Boston University
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: I am doing my leadership detail, then going to Ft. Benning to shadow a 2LT, then going home for 3 weeks, and then coming back to West Point for Basketball Piad and school.
TO RELAX, I: Watch TV, Netflix, shoot some hoops.
FAVORITE MEAL: Chipotle and In N’ Out
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Berkeley Heights, N.J.
MY IPOD HAS: Lots of country after spending the past few years with Dylan Cox.
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: When the game starts.
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: The basketball program and the people that are a part of it.
DESCRIBE ARMY BASKETBALL: We play very fast and hard, and are always putting pressure on the other team whether we are on offense or defense.
ARMY’S OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Tanner Plomb
ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Kevin Ferguson
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Scott Mammel
WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Milton Washington
WHO IS THE FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Tanner Omlid
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Mac Hoffman
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Larry Toomey
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Cal Poly SLO, my best friend from home is on the team.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: I think around 200
2014 Getting to Know Archive