On adjusting to
the culture at college
At Villanova the
majority of people are white, and until my junior year I wasn't able to relate.
But now I've seen everything, I can relate to everything. If I watch Comedy
Central and there's a white comedian up there, I understand what he's saying.
It's funny to me now.
On why he majored
semester of my freshman year I took a geography class and had to do a
presentation two weeks into school. I never really get nervous for a big game,
but I was nervous for this. I tried to talk so fast. I had the paper over my
face, but I pulled it down a bit so you could see my eyes. The funny thing was,
after class my teacher said I did a good job. That's when I decided to major in
On playing in the
NBA next year
it to my attention because agents are always snooping around. I don't think
about it because when you do, you start having trouble: You could go into a
slump or something. Agents tell players to score more, and you can't listen to
On the 1985
Villanova NCAA championship team
A lot of the
players come around. Dwayne McClain is always joking, saying, "If our team
played your team, we'd kick your butt!" And Coach [Ed] Pinckney is always
talking [trash]. But they say that they see something in us that they saw in
themselves. --As told to Julia Morrill
FOYE, THE BIG
EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR, SCORES 20.1 PPG FOR THE TOP-SEEDED WILDCATS.
? For more from
the Foye interview, go to SI.com/Players.