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As we count down to tipoff, each day GoCCUSports.com will profile the lighter side of the Chanticleer Basketball teams.

       

Sophomore forward Savanah Pippin

Sophomore forward Savanah Pippin

As we count down to tipoff, each day GoCCUSports.com will profile the lighter side of the Chanticleer Basketball teams. Today's student-athletes to be profiled are Justin Daniel and Savanah Pippin.

Savanah Pippin

  1. What is your personal goal for this season? For Coastal to be the Big South Champions.
  1. What got you started in basketball? My dad.
  1. What is your plan after college, if you do not become a professional athlete? To be a psychiatrist.
  1. Where is your hometown? Bristol, Tennessee.
  1. What motivates you on the court? The desire to win.
  1. How do you help the team stay focused during the season? Give them reminders of winning the ring.
  1. Who is your role model? My mom.
  1. What would you say to your biggest fan? Thank you.
  1. Do you have a motto or saying you live your life by? Cowboy Up.
  1. What is your biggest pet-peeve? Loud repetitive noises.
  1. What is your favorite pre-game meal? Rotellis.
  1. Do you have any superstitions? Taking my bracelets off.
  1. What teams are you most excited to play this year? North Carolina and Liberty.
  1. What is your most favorite moment in your basketball career? Getting a berth in the state championship my senior year.
  1. If you could be an animal what would you be? A panda bear.

Justin Daniel

  1. What is your personal goal for this season? To be Big South Freshman of the Year.
  1. What got you started in basketball? When I watched Space Jam.
  1. What is your plan after college, if you do not become a professional athlete? To become a basketball coach.
  1. Where is your hometown? Fort Worth, Texas.
  1. What motivates you on the court? My family.
  1. How do you help the team stay focused during the season? Work hard and do my job.
  1. Who is your role model? Michael Jordan, Dwayne Wade, Daren Williams, Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, and Derek Rose.
  1. What would you say to your biggest fan? Thanks for being my biggest fan.
  1. Do you have a motto or saying you live your life by? I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky.
  1. What is your biggest pet-peeve? People that haven’t seen Space Jam.
  1. What is your favorite pre-game meal? Pasta.
  1. Do you have any superstitions? I do not have any.
  1. What teams are you most excited to play this year? Clemson and Akron.
  1. What is your most favorite moment in your basketball career? When I dunked on somebody.
  1. If you could be an animal what would you be? A lion.