Athlete of the Week: Lucas Lorenzen

Feature Q&A with Lucas Lorenzen 

Leads Siouxland Conference at 29.6 points per game


Who is better — Jordan or LeBron?

I definitely think LeBron is better. Biggest fan out there.

What is your favorite kind of basketball shoes?

Either Kobes

or Kyries.

What is your favorite Christmas movie?

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” by a long shot.

Besides your own team, which high school has the best mascot?

Fort Madison has the best one with Bloodhounds.

What music do you like to listen to?

I like Pop Smoke, Drake and Lil Baby, so mostly rap, but maybe a little country in there sometimes.

What is your favorite subject in school?

Either science classes or history classes.

What saying do you hear most from your coach?

Either “Pound the rock” or “The season is a marathon.”

Do you prefer to watch college basketball or the NBA?

I prefer to watch college basketball because they try a little bit harder and the game is faster in my opinion.

What is the best Christmas gift you have ever received?

My first pair of LeBron basketball shoes. I still have them in the box in my room. I’m going to get those signed some day.

Who is your biggest role model and why?

My uncle Alex because he has always been there for me. He is the one who got me into basketball and taught me several things about it.

What is your Super Bowl prediction?

I got my Steelers going all the way this year.

You are in charge of Christmas dinner. What are we having?

I will be making some chicken alfredo with buttered corn and Texas Roadhouse buns.

What is the most memorable basket you have ever made?

My first point in high school. It was on the baseline against Sioux Center at home.