Getting to know Brandon Ashley

2012 forward Brandon Ashley has been a fan favorite for a while now. Read on for a better look at the potential superstar.

What's your favorite NBA team?

Without a doubt the Oklahoma City Thunder



Favorite NBA player?

Kevin Durant



Who's your favorite musician?

Favorite musician is J-Cole. He's a great lyricist and he really talks to you, he doesn't just rap about anything.



What's your favorite movie?

That's a tough one, but I'll go with Glory Road. Sort of an old school movie.



Who's your biggest role model?

I'd have to go with my mom. She's always been there for me and she showed me that if you work hard anything is possible.



What's the best advice anyone's ever given you?

Stay focused. People always say no matter what you're doing there will be distractions and people trying to knock you off your way. If you stay focused on the main goal, everything else will fall into place.



What's the highlight of your basketball career?

I'm going to say the day I committed. It was a lot of weight lifted off my shoulders and a big sigh of relief. It was nice to get my decision out there and get all of the love from the fans of Arizona.



What's your biggest goal at Arizona?

National Championship, definitely.



What's one word to describe Sean Miller?

Focused.



What's one word to describe yourself?

Determined.



Pac-10 team you're most excited to play against?

Oregon, because there are so many people on that team that I know and used to play with.



Expectations for Arizona this season?

We expect them to make a run for the national championship as well. I definitely think they'll make a run at the Pac-12 championship.


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