Starting Five With TeMarcus Blanton
June 11, 2014
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina incoming freshman guard TeMarcus Blanton sat down with GamecocksOnline.com recently for our web series,"Starting Five With TeMarcus Blanton." The series will highlight a different member of the Gamecock men's basketball team with each edition. Blanton averaged 20.2 points, 3.1 assists and 1.7 steals while registering almost eight rebounds per contest as a senior at Luella High School. The Locust Grove, Ga., native, who was the 2-AAAAAA Region Player of the Year last season, talked about why he chose to play for the Gamecocks and told us what aspects of his game he is working on this summer.
Q: Why did you choose to attend and play basketball for South Carolina and Coach Martin?
Q: If you could use three words to describe your style of play, what would they be and why?
Q: Do you model your game after a particular professional player?
Q: What aspect of your game are you working on the most during your time on campus this summer?
Q: You helped lead your team to the state tournament for the second year in a row as a senior, winning a regional championship. Do you bring that winning mindset with you to South Carolina?
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