Why Creal was selected:
The senior scored 30 points, with half of that total coming in the third quarter of the Spartans' 64-49 victory at Plainfield South. Beside winning its opener in Southwest Prairie Conference play, Romeoville also improved to 5-0 on the season.
Herald-News sports writer Curt Herron talked with Creal.
Herron: What do you like the most about playing basketball?
Creal: It's just fun and what I love to do. And it can get me somewhere that I need to get to.
Herron: What are your hopes for this season?
Creal: I want to go downstate.
Herron: What do you like the most about your team?
Creal: I'm used to playing with them now so we play more together.
Herron: What's your favorite class and what are you planning to study in the future?
Creal: I like my geology class. And when I get to college, I'd like to major in physical therapy.
Herron: Who's a person that you'd like to meet?
Creal: Kevin Durant, who's my favorite basketball player.
Herron: Who's your favorite athlete and what are your favorite sports teams?
Creal: My favorite NBA team is the Golden State Warriors, my favorite baseball team is the Pittsburgh Pirates and my favorite football team is the Baltimore Ravens. And Kevin Durant.
Herron: What's your favorite food and what restaurant do you like?
Creal: Pizza. I like Rosati's Pizza.
Herron: What type of music do you like?
Creal: I like hip hop.
Herron: What's your favorite TV show and movie?
Creal: I really just watch sports on TV. And Thunderstruck, which is a Kevin Durant movie.
Herron: What do you like to do in your free time?
Creal: Chill with my friends and go to a game arcade.
Herron: What's the most interesting place that you've been and where would you like to visit?
Creal: The first time that I went to the Bulls stadium. And I'd like to go to Puerto Rico.