A to Z with Tre Wilson

Williston senior forward Tre Wilson.

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Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:34 p.m.

SCHOOL: Williston

YEAR: Senior



HEIGHT: 6-foot-6

WEIGHT: 190 pounds

A rea basketball player I would pay to watch play: Sir Jackson (Eastside). Because of his love of the game. He was my AAU teammate, and I like the way he plays.

B est team in the area and you can't say Williston: Gainesville.

C oach Steve Faulkner's best words of advice for me: “Go out and punch first.”

D inner on an ideal night in Williston: We don't have too many, but I like McDonald's. I like their milkshakes. No whipped cream though.

E SPN's best program: SportsCenter.

F avorite type of music: Rap. I like J. Cole.

G etting back to the Final Four will take ... Everybody playing together and making that extra pass. And defense.

H oisting the national championship trophy at the end of the men's basketball season will be ... Michigan since I'm from Battle Creek. I moved in my eighth-grade year.

I nteresting thing about me away from basketball: I love dancing and clowning around.

J oker on the team: Earl Brown. He is so funny, he doesn't know he is being funny. Like imitating coach Faulkner and the way he yells.

K obe Bryant, LeBron James or Michael Jordan in his prime? LeBron James, I love LeBron. My Twitter name is Baby LeBron. He gets everybody involved, he can score, he can play defense. He is unselfish.

L east favorite Red Devils basketball moment: When we lost to Orlando Jones my sophomore year (3A regional finals, 66-63). We lost by three but were up by five with about 30 seconds left.

M y favorite hangout spot in Williston is ... Damien Strange's house.

N ickname? Baby LeBron.

O ne person in my life who inspires me most: My mom, Catrena Gulley. She is always pushing me, saying I can do better.

P otential college major: Business.

Q uiet-time activity: Reading.

R eading the newspaper or going online to get my high school sports coverage: Reading the newspapers.

S uperstition I have: I have to have my Red Bull and Skittles before I play. Before we run out, I will have it.

T oughest game I've ever played was against ... Orlando Jones. They hit the boards really hard.

U niversities or colleges I am considering: Tennessee-Martin, Florida A&M, Central Florida College, St. Leo and Jacksonville.

V acation spot I love: The basketball court.

W hat area players would I want to see in a four-person one-on-one tournament and how it would go? Isaiah Jackson (Gainesville), Damien Strange, Sir Jackson and me. Damien would beat Sir, 11-9; I would beat Isaiah 11-7; and I would beat Damien 11-2.

X box, PlayStation or Wii?: Xbox 360, “NBA2K13.”

Y ear I was born: 1994.

Z oo animal I like most: Lion because he's king of the jungle.

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