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20 Questions: Purdue's Camille Cooper


ESPN.com wants to give you a quick look inside the lives of the players we cover. Every game day throughout the NCAA Tournament, we'll feature a new student-athlete who has taken the time to answer our 20 Questions.

Purdue's Camille Cooper
Camille Cooper
Vitals: 6-4 senior center
2000-2001 stats: Camille Cooper helped the Boilermakers win a national championship two years ago and helped put them in the national championship this season. Cooper averages nearly 15 points and seven rebounds a game. She also leads the team in field goal percentage (.622) and blocks (1.7 a game). Cooper ranks in Purdue's Top 10 in points (7th), rebounds (4th) and block (2ns) for her career and is the Boilermakers' all-time leader in field goal percentage (.610).

1 ESPN stands for...?
Expect Something special because Purdue's got Next.
2 If you were stuck on a desert island, what's the one thing you would bring?
My cell phone.
3 What's the best team you've ever faced?
USA Olympic team.
4 Who's the one player, man or woman, you'd want to take one-on-one?
Tim Duncan -- he's made an art out of post moves.
5 What's your favorite movie?
A Time to Kill.
6 What's your favorite TV show?
I don't watch TV much.
7 How did you get started playing basketball?
I started playing pickup games in junior high.
8 Why do you wear your jersey number?
I received it in high school and I was so happy just to make the team.
9 What's your favorite pre-game meal?
Baked chicken and spaghetti.
10 What's your favorite junk food?
11 What's something we don't know about you?
I plan to attend law school.
12 If you weren't a basketball player, what would you be?
A normal student.
13 What's the last CD you bought?
Fred Hammond.
14 If you changed your name, what would you change it to?
15 If you could be a superhero or cartoon character, what would it be?
16 When I think of St. Louis, I think of...
The Arch.
17 What is the one thing you can't get through the day without?
A nap.
18 If you could invite three people (living or dead) to dinner, who would it be?
Tiffany Young, my grandmother and Vince Carter.
19 If If a movie was made about you, which actress would you like to see picked to play you?
Angela Bassett.
20 I wish I had...
One million wishes.*

* Due to an incomplete questionnaire, information from the Boilermakers' 2000-2001 media guide was included in this report.

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