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 Bob Cimmino - “There are so few that are that gifted at a young age. These guys are burdened with the additional responsibility. Sure, the expectations are there. But the pressure helps a lot in the development.”
 Bob Cimmino - “Before the game, I asked the kids to play intelligent, and they didn't. I guess they were a little too hyper. At halftime, I asked them to put together a good half, and they didn't. Once the fourth quarter came, I was just hoping it would finally click in.”
 Bob Cimmino - “He's a people person. He has a way of getting to know you very quickly, and he takes a keen interest in the background of the players.”
 Bob Cimmino - “So, yeah, it's a constant reminder. But it's one step at a time. If we win the rest of our games, they're going to do the same thing that they always do. If you're from 2000, you're going to say you were the best team ever. If you're from '71, you're going to say you're the best team ever. If you're from 2004, yours was the best. If you win in 2006, you're the best.”
 Bob Cimmino - “He gave us a tremendous lift. We've been stressing for him to please stay out of foul trouble. Today he did and he was allowed to flourish.”
 Bob Cimmino - “We didn't start thinking about this game until about a week ago. Coming to White Plains, we're ready to play. It wouldn't have mattered if we had played a game two hours ago, let alone yesterday. I thought our energy was good today.”
 Bob Cimmino - “The hype and intensity of a White Plains or New Rochelle game wasn't there. But Suffern was in our path to gold, and that was motivation enough.”
 Bob Cimmino - “They're a familiar opponent. They're very deep, well coached and have a great player in Jonathan Flynn. We're going to have to bring our A game.”
 Bob Cimmino - “Dexter is anxious to get into another school as soon as possible. He's very close to a making a decision.”
 Bob Cimmino - “It was a very rewarding, relaxing atmosphere. You see how much the whole school and community really cares. Passers-by kept stopping in and the players came in all day long, and you glow all day.”
 Bob Cimmino - “Jonathan is a very bright kid, and he is very conscious about his academics as well as his relationship with the youth in the community. He knows what it takes to be good on and off the court, and this award is tribute to his hard work.”
 Bob Cimmino - “I don't mind, as long as we win. I've heard some people say that the Catholic schools shouldn't be here, but it wasn't a problem when we beat them two years ago. Me, I don't really care whoever is in front of us. We play who they tell us to play.”
 Bob Cimmino - “The baptism is officially on. We need them to be very good complementary players. We don't need them to single-handedly win games for us. We just need consistency and they're all capable of it.”
 Bob Cimmino - “I don't know if experience is a huge factor. I just think that the fear of the unknown is gone. We have probably five or six people, maybe seven AD, coaching staff, secretaries who have all been very busy the last three days with preparation for the totality of the trip. So it helps as far as organizational skills go. You know what to expect. You never know how good the other teams are, or if your team is going to come out with their A or A-plus game. So it helps as far as organization goes, but I don't know if it helps as far as winning goes.”
 Bob Cimmino - “I don't know if experience is a huge factor. I just think that the fear of the unknown is gone. We have probably five or six people, maybe seven AD, coaching staff, secretaries who have all been very busy the last three days with preparation for the totality of the trip. So it helps as far as organizational skills go. You know what to expect. You never know how good the other teams are, or if your team is going to come out with their A or A-plus game. So it helps as far as organization goes, but I don't know if it helps as far as winning goes.”
 Bob Cimmino - “To be honored at the State of the City is really special. It goes to show you how far the Mount Vernon basketball program has come and how it's interwoven in the community.”