Get To Know: Demarco Cox

Oct. 21, 2011

"Bubbles" from UM Media Documentary Projects on Vimeo.

On the court, Demarco Cox is a 6-foot-8 center beginning his sophomore year at Ole Miss. He played in 29 games with four starts as a freshman and averaged 1.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per outing. With a year of college hoops under his belt, the Ole Miss coaches are expecting a big leap in his production. Known to teammates as “The Bear,” Cox concentrated on his fitness throughout the offseason and has gotten his weight down to 276 pounds (he entered college around 320).

While the Rebels are expecting big things from the Yazoo, Miss., native on the hardwood, he recently let us know more about himself off the court in the Q&A below.

Get To Know: Demarco Cox

Favorite music to listen to during pregame: “Hustle Hard”
Funniest guy on the team: Nick Williams
If not basketball, then … FBI
Favorite class in school: P.E.
Least favorite class: English 101
What does Coach AK say the most? “I’m going to run you ‘til you throw up”
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Like Shaq
Craziest food you’ve ever eaten: Frog legs
When did you dunk for the first time? 7th grade
Favorite place you’ve traveled with Ole Miss Basketball: Cancun
Celebrity look-a-like: Shaq
Favorite Ole Miss uniform: Blue
Craziest student section in the SEC: Florida or LSU
Who taught you basketball? My daddy and my junior high coach


 

 

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