Saturday, April 9, 2011

One on One with N.C State commit Tyler Lewis

By: Kevin Duffy

As a basketball player and people say you have Steve Nash like vision, you know you're something special. 2012 North Carolina State commit, Tyler Lewis, gets that compliment on the regular.

If you just see one of his mixtapes you would be blown away by the indescribable passes he makes. Tyler Lewis is the 8th best point guard in his class according to ESPN.

If you think the North Carolina product is just a distributor you should definitely not be taken lightly especially after he broke Chris Paul’s scoring record in this year’s Frank Spencer Holiday Classic.

I had the opportunity to speak with Tyler for this edition of KD One on One.

KD: What were the reasons why you decided to attend North Carolina State?
TL: I fell in love with North Carolina State ever since I was little growing up down there. They are also a great program with great talent.

KD: What are your best aspects you bring to a team?
TL: My leadership ability, basketball I.Q,being able to get everyone involved and that I'm a winner.

KD:What are your goals for next season, your senior season?
TL:My goals are to win the state championship and to be North Carolina's Mr.Basketball.

KD:Talk about the NC State future and players like Joseph Uchebo and Tyler Harris who you'll be playing with.
TL:It's going to be great, Joe and Tyler are both great athletes and it's going to be fun.

KD:Any player you are trying to convince to go to NC State with you?
TL:Yes, T.J Warren. T.J's a great athlete on the wing and if we have him we'll be at the top of the ACC.

KD:Who's the best player you have ever gone up against?
TL:The best player I have ever gone up against is Myck Kabongo. He's quick and you don't know what he's going to do with the ball.He can both score and pass.

KD:What do you feel you have to improve in your game?
TL:My defense ability to stay in front of quicker guards.

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