The Recruiting Guy:

Player of the Week: Malik Monk

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, August 14, 2015
Bentonville guard Malik Monk averaged nearly 27 points per game this past season, but the junior is still searching for ways to improve his game.
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Bentonville guard Malik Monk averaged nearly 27 points per game this past season, but the junior is still searching for ways to improve his game.

Get to know Arkansas target Malik Monk.

Name: Malik Monk

Twitter name: Ahmadmonk

City/School: Bentonville High School

Height: 6'4

Weight: 187

Position: Guard

Class: 2016

Junior stats: averaged 26.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game

Number of years playing basketball: 12

Number of offers: 7

In college, I plan to major in: Animal Science

Best basketball moment: Every time I have the opportunity to touch the floor.

My favorite play: setting my teammate up for a score

Best player I've played against: Tons of them. Giles, Tatum, Foxx, Bridges, etc

Favorite high school team to play against:

Describe what basketball means to you in 20 words or fewer: Poetry in motion. A way to express myself. A Blessing

Favorite NBA player: Kevin Durant

Favorite TV show: Animal Planet

Favorite food: Anything mother cooks

Favorite class: Algebra

Hobbies: video games, collecting shoes, outdoor entertainment

The one thing I could not live without is: family

Role model: mother

Three words to describe me: quiet, respectful, hard working

People would be surprised that I: fish

Ten years from now I'll be: positive role model in my community

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