Men's Basketball
Get to know guard Michael Perez


Michael Perez redshirted last season after transferring from UTEP.

Michael Perez redshirted last season after transferring from UTEP.

Sept. 20, 2013

Name: Michael Perez
Number: 23
Hometown (last school): Tucson, Ariz. (UTEP)
Position:  Guard
Height: 6-3      
Weight: 190


What was your favorite moment in Italy:  Visiting the Roman Colosseum

What was the most impressive site you saw in Italy:
  Vatican

Favorite food:
Mexican

Favorite place to eat:
  Mi nidito in Tucson, Ariz.

Favorite professional sports teams:
  Miami Heat

Favorite class: 
Communications

Best thing about Nevada basketball: 
Tradition

Why did you decide to attend Nevada?
  Tradition

Your best basketball move:
  Crossover

If you did not play basketball what sport would you play:
  Football

Most memorable basketball moment:
  Being named to the all-tournament at the Diamond Head Classic while at UTEP.

Opponent basketball arena in which you most like to play:
  The Pit (New Mexico)

Team you most enjoy competing against:
UNLV

What Mountain West teams are you most looking forward to playing this year:
All of them.

How many brothers and sisters do you have:
Two

    List names and ages: Freddy (34) and David (24)

Funniest person on the 2013-14 Wolf Pack basketball team:  Richard Bell

What teammate(s) do you hang out with most off the court:
Cole Huff, Marqueze Coleman and Deonte Burton.

Why fans should come out to watch the Pack this season:
  We are going to be exciting.

Do you have a pregame ritual and if so what: 
I’m very superstitious.

Your favorite musical group or performer is:  Drake and The Weekend

Why do you wear number 23, does it have a special meaning:
  My father wore it and Michael Jordan.

Something interesting about you:
  I’m Mexican American

What do you enjoy doing when not playing basketball:
  Playing video games.


 

 

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