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September 9, 2013
The 2017 class is shaping up to be extremely solid with a lot of talented freshman to be. Kentucky Preps will be taking a look at some of the best freshman to be in a series called Freshman Spotlight. We'll be asking each of the players 20 questions to get to know some of them as they start their high school career.
2017 Ohio County Guard Connor Wilson averaged 17 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds per game this Summer playing for the OC Eagles AAU team. He also averaged 8 points, 5 assists and 2 rebounds per game last season for Ohio County's junior varsity team.
Q. (Donald Yaste): What High School will you be attending?
A. (Connor Wilson): Ohio County High School.
Q. (DY): How has this Summer prepared you for this coming high school season?
A. (CW): This summer has prepared me for the upcoming high school by learning to play with speed and to be aggressive.
Q. (DY): What expectations do you have for yourself going into this high school season?
A. (CW): To become 6th man, if not find myself in the starting line up.
Q. (DY): What are your expectations for your team?
A. (CW): Win the 10th district and win the 3rd region for the second year in a row. Then do some damage at the state tournament.
Q. (DY): What is your current height and weight?
A. (CW): I'm 5'11 and 148 pounds.
Q. (DY): Describe your style of play?
A. (CW): Love getting to basket, see the floor really well and dishing to my teammates.
Q. (DY): What are you strengths?
A. (CW): Finishing around the basket, seeing the floor and knocking down open shots.
Q. (DY): What are your weaknesses?
A. (CW): I don't feel any real weaknesses but I am driven to improve every part of my game.
Q. (DY): What do you hope to accomplish through playing basketball?
A. (CW): To earn a free education at the highest level.
Q. (DY): Have any colleges reached out to you at this point? If so who?
A. (CW): Yes, 2 colleges. University of North Texas and Texas State University.
Q. (DY): What is your greatest fear?
A. (CW): Getting injured and not being able to work on my game everyday.
Q. (DY): What is your best characteristic?
A. (CW): Being able to talk to new people and connecting with them.
Q. (DY): What is your nickname and how did you get it?
A. (CW): CWil because I am a huge fan of Jason Williams.
Q. (DY): What is one hidden talent you possess?
A. (CW): Playing NBA 2K13.
Q. (DY): What is your favorite quote?
A. (CW): "Dreams don't work unless you do."
Q. (DY): What is your favorite food?
A. (CW): Pizza
Q. (DY): Who is your biggest role model?
A. (CW): Stephen Curry.
Q. (DY): What's your dream school?
A. (CW): University of Florida.
Q. (DY): Who is your dream coach?
A. (CW): Billy Donovan.
Q. (DY): Whose game to you model yours after?
A. (CW): Stephen Curry and Jason Williams.