Question And Answer With Darius Rice

Question And Answer With Darius Rice

Oct. 16, 2001

What was the most exciting thing you did this summer?
I worked the Michael Jordan Flight School

Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?
I put on my headphones and listen to rap music

Who do you model my game after?
I like to think of myself as a Kevin Garnett/Scottie Pippen/Reggie Miller type of player. If I had to mold myself I would roll all three into one.

If you could play in any basketball arena in the world it would be…
The Ryder Center

Who is the toughest player (college) you have faced?
The toughest player I have faced is Caron Butler from Connecticut.

What current or former Miami athlete do you most enjoy watching perform?
Santana Moss and John Salmons

Where do you see your self ten years from now?
Hopefully, I will be playing in the N.B.A.

If you could play another sport at Miami, what would it be?
If I could play any other sport, I think I would want to play Football for the Hurricanes.

If you could switch places with someone for one day, who would it be?
The one person that I would like to switch places with is Bill Gates.

What is your favorite website?

Who is your all-time starting five in the N.B.A.?
Oscar Robertson
Michael Jordan
Wilt Chamberlain
Julius Erving
Dominique Wilkins