One-on-One with Nikita Mescheriakov
April 12, 2012
Wrapping up his second and final season at Wake Forest after transferring from Georgetown, senior forward Nikita Mescheriakov started all 31 games this past season and averaged 8.0 points and 3.9 rebounds. WakeForestSports.com's Maggie Cancelosi sat down with Nikita to talk about his favorite moments with the Deacons, plans for after graduation and his admiration for Dirk Nowitzki.
Q: Would you rather size up your competition by checking stats or watching their game film?
Q: If you could run practice for the day, what drill would you pick and why?
Q: Who are your favorite ACC and out-of-conference teams to play?
Q: Looking back on your time at Wake Forest, which games stick out to you as the most memorable?
Q: As a senior, did you put additional pressure on yourself to be a leader for a relatively young team?
Q: Who are your favorite professional players or teams to watch?
Q: Do you have a smart phone, and if so, what's one "App" that you couldn't live without?
A: Honestly, I'm not a big "app" guy, but I would have to say Facebook--everyone spends so much time on it and you always check out what's new and what everyone else is up to.
Q: Do you have enough patience to teach people how to play basketball?
Q: Would you ever consider walking into pick-up games around campus?
Q: With a degree in economics, do you hope to pursue the business route or do you have a different dream job?
Q: Why Spain and Italy?
Q: You played on the National team last summer. What's the schedule like?
Q: How often were your family members in attendance at your games?
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