Arkansas guard Chris Lykes was one of the top players in the NCAA transfer portal when he announced plans to transfer to Fayetteville.
Lykes, 5-7, 157 pounds, narrowed his list to Arkansas and Southern Cal before selecting the Razorbacks on April 7. He was the No. 6 transfer available, according to Busting Brackets, and The Athletic listed him at No. 30.
Nickname: Lykeshow (Lykesdat)
High school: Gonzaga College High School
Weight: 157 pounds
Position: Point guard
Vertical: 44 inches
Eric Musselman is: Passionate about the game and I’ve yet to meet him face to face, but I can tell we share the same passion about basketball.
I am the player I am because: Of God. I understand my purpose and that’s to inspire people across the world to chase your dreams regardless of society’s limits.
Best basketball moment: Senior year winning all three championships from conference, state, and the Alhambra tournament.
Favorite NBA player: Kyrie Irving/Lebron James
Favorite NBA team: Lakers
Favorite workout music: Juice WRLD
Favorite movie: Transformers
Must-watch TV show: Game of Thrones
My mom is always on me to: Do well in school, and keep faith.
My two pet peeves are: Hypocrites and Jordans tied way too tight.
Favorite food: Fried Chicken/Grilled Cheese
I will never eat: Seafood beside shrimp.
Your favorite fast food chain and why: Chick-fil-A. It’s the best quality fast food you’ll get.
Favorite junk food: Brownies
My favorite sweet tooth craving is: Waffles
Who would you want to be stranded with on a deserted island: Jesus
My favorite animal and why: Wolf. That’s what I consider myself.
My hidden talent is: I make music.
My dream date would be: Walking through an area nobody’s ever been with her by my side.
Hobbies: Video games, movies, fishing, music, always updating the drip.
The one thing I could not live without is: Basketball
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have: Ability to focus on anything I wanted
Role model and why: My father. He paved the way for me to be who I am today and I’ll always owe him for that.
Three words to describe me: Persistent, passionate, omnipresent.
People would be surprised that: How I play and who I am off the court are similar, but different at the same time.