The Big Ten recently sat down with Player of the Week John Shurna to see what life is like beyond college hoops. Take a look and see what he had to say in today's one-on-one matchup with Northwestern's standout sophomore forward.
Q: What motivates you?
A: Knowing that there's always someone working to get better.
Q: Why did you pick Northwestern?
A: NU offers top-notch education, coaching and competition in the Big Ten Conference.
Q: What is your favorite sports memory?
A: Winning the gold medal as a member of the U19 USA national team.
Q: What is your favorite sports movie?
A: Remember the Titans or Talladega Nights
Q: What is your favorite meal to cook?
A: I make a mean pasta and vodka sauce.
Q: If you could have one fantasy date, who would it be with?
A: Colbie Caillat
Q: Who would you most like to meet?
A: Harry Potter
Q: Name one thing you would need if you were on a deserted island.
A: The black pearl (ship from Pirates of the Caribbean)
Q: What was your most memorable moment of 2009?
A: Winning the gold medal with the U19 USA national team in New Zealand.
Q: What are your New Year's resolutions?
A: I haven't decided yet.