TIME OUT WITH... SANCHO LYTTLE

She never played basketball until well into her teens, but Sancho Lyttle has come along way since leaving her native island of St. Vincent, though she might have been just as successful as a track star. Get to know the mechanically-inclined Comets forward in the latest installment of Time Out.
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  • Do you have a nickname?
    "Saint."
    What is your original hometown?
    "Saint Vincent and The Grenadines."
    When did you first become interested in basketball?
    "I first became interested at the age of 17, but I decided I wanted to play professionally at 20."
    What is your favorite moment on the court?
    "When I dunked at the Iowa Classic in 2003."
    Do you have a coach that has inspired you most?
    "Wayne Williams - he introduced me to the game of basketball."
    Do you have any siblings?
    "Yes, a brother, Xavier."
    Do you play another other sports?
    "I ran track and played netball."
    What are your hobbies outside of hoops?
    "Playing video games, relaxing by myself and going to the movies."
    What is something unusual or crazy that has happened to you?
    "I moved into an apartment and the landlord called and said I owed him thousands of dollars and that the police were coming to get me. They took me for someone else, but I was afraid!!"
    What is one surprising fact about yourself that people may not know?
    "I like to do mechanical stuff."
    What was a defining moment in your life?
    "Coming to America."
    If you were not playing basketball right now, what would you be doing?
    "A track superstar."
    Do you have any pets?
    "Yes, I have a pet bird named Blue."
    What is your favorite food?
    "Macaroni pie."
    Favorite color?
    "blue."
    Favorite book?
    "The Bible."
    Favorite movie?
    "How Stella Got Ger Groove Bac k."
    Favorite television show?
    "Golden Girls."
    Favorite actor and actress?
    "Angela Bassett and Morgan Freeman."
    Favorite music artist or band?
    "Kevin Lyttle."
    Favorite song?
    "Turn Me On"
    Favorite place to visit or spend time?
    "Miami"
    Why do you wear #21?
    "All great players wear #21, like Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett."
    What do you want to do when your playing career is over?
    "Coaching, because I would like to see everybody go to the next level."

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