Teams have been coming at us all year. We get everyone's best shot and the last (few) games were no different. We had to battle to win them.
This team has been so incredible this entire year, winning games like that and digging 'em out, making big shots, getting that last big stop. It just finally caught up to us at the end.
This team has been so incredible all year winning games like that and it finally caught up to us.
This team has been so incredible for digging games out, making the big shot, making that last stop. It finally caught up to us in the end.
This team (Gonzaga) has been incredible this entire year by winning games like that and digging them out. It just finally caught up to us in the end.
We've got so many big games, every game is critical for us.
Pathetic. We've got guys just sleepwalking through games.
The reason we win games is not typical of a top 5 team. 'We're winning on execution and heart and guts and playing smart.
You saw two good teams going at it tonight on the floor. Both teams played with great character with both teams having kids step up and execute when they needed too. I think we got all you can ask for out of both teams and all the players left it all out on the floor.
They are just not a 14 seed. They're somebody that you think you'd see at a seven, eight, nine somewhere in there. I don't have to use any coaching points. Our guys have seen it on tape. This is a darn good team.
They can do what they want with their hair. When the lights come on and the ball goes up, if you've got a guy that's as competitive as you are out there on the floor representing your program, that's about as much as you can ask for. And that's certainly what he is.
They've got a lot of answers, a lot of athleticism, a lot of skill and they can hurt you in so many ways. We battled hard. We just didn't quite battle for a full 40.
They've got a lot of answers, a lot of athleticism, a lot of skill, and they can hurt you in so many ways. We battled hard. We just didn't quite battle for a full 40.
I thought we had stretches in both halves where we kind of put together some good minutes on both the offensive and defensive ends.
We just didn't quite finish that one off. I mean, I'm really proud of how our guys came out. I thought we had a great approach and were the aggressive team for almost that entire game.
Billy did a great job on him. The team did a great job. We thought we were going to get him.
They had a great approach coming down here this weekend. And I thought they just got a steely resolve tonight. You know they all stepped up.
It should have been here a long time ago.
Everybody can talk about wanting to be up there, but until you are up there with no time on the clock and the score tied ... . That shows how tough a competitor he is.
He plays great all the time. He's got guys draped all over him, and he still passes and shares the ball. We had opportunities. We had point-blank post-ups we missed and wide-open jump shots that we missed.
We all feel for him and have tried to help him with all that (personal issues), but you know, it's time to play. It's time to put all that aside and help your team.
He has head coach responsibilities here and makes head coach-type decisions all the time.
Our guys will see them plenty by the time they get to Salt Lake. Our guys will be well-prepared.
We were stagnant. We had no energy. It was time to see somebody else.
You don't want to lose sight of just how amazing he is. You've got to kick yourself once in a while because he does it all the time.