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 Rick Pitino - “I am impressed with them. They have the toughness to compete in the Big East. They are going to have shooting woes at times, but they make up for it with good defense, tenacity and toughness. They are going to be a tough basketball team.”
 Rick Pitino - “They're a great basketball team.”
 Rick Pitino - “At times in the second half, we reverted back to what we did against Kentucky, and that was playing too much one-on-one. We're not a great one-on-one basketball team. We've got to do it with passing, screening and rebounding.”
 Rick Pitino - “It's my wedding night, and we're in a posh New York City hotel ready to ... you know ... when I get a call. It's Jim, and he's down in the lobby and he wants to meet with me. He tells me there's this kid named Louie Orr in Cincinnati that we just have to land, and he says he needs me to get there and seal the deal. I tell him, 'Jim, it's my wedding night.' He was single at the time and totally consumed with basketball, so I guess he didn't understand.”
 Rick Pitino - “It's my wedding night, and we're in a posh New York City hotel ready to ... you know ... when I get a call, ... It's Jim, and he's down in the lobby and he wants to meet with me. He tells me there's this kid named Louie Orr in Cincinnati that we just have to land, and he says he needs me to get there and seal the deal. I tell him, 'Jim, it's my wedding night.' He was single at the time and totally consumed with basketball, so I guess he didn't understand.”
 Rick Pitino - “It doesn't work that way in life. You don't just come out of (graduate) school and become a great doctor. It takes time to build a team like we had last year. That's why from October 15th on I've never seen any greatness with this basketball team. There's too much to learn.”
 Rick Pitino - “We were already a painfully young basketball team (before Dean's injury) and young teams beat themselves because they don't know what not to do. Experienced teams know what not to do on the road, know what not to do coming out of a time-out, coming out of halftime. Young teams don't know that.”
 Rick Pitino - “We have a whole new basketball team. It's going to take time to nurture this team. We may have survived a little if we were in Conference USA with this team. But surviving in the Big East is another story. You've got to grow up in a hurry.”
 Rick Pitino - “This is who we are we are a very young and inexperienced basketball team. The key is, six weeks from now, how good can we become”
 Rick Pitino - “Villanova is certainly deserving of its ranking. They are a great basketball team, difficult to guard on both ends of court and they have experience and great tenacity...Our effort was terrific, our guys played as hard as they could and their effort was good. Villanova was just a better basketball team.”
 Rick Pitino - “This is not Conference USA. That was a finesse, fast-break type league. This is a football league in a basketball league. We let them push us around on the glass. You've got to put pads on and get ready to go.”
 Rick Pitino - “That was a very physical game. We allowed them to push us around on the glass. This isn't (Conference USA), this is a football league in a basketball league.”
 Rick Pitino - “We hang in there with some pretty good basketball teams. (But) there is no substitute for experience. Young teams don't win against good teams.”
 Rick Pitino - “I loved our unselfishness tonight. I asked our young guys try to play like a mature basketball team.”
 Rick Pitino - “I think we showed tremendous guts and heart down the stretch. Getting behind against Richmond was the worst possible scenario on a basketball court. You get behind on a team like that, and it's an uphill battle all the way with the treadmill level on 10.”
 Rick Pitino - “He's out of shape, but for the shape he's in, he played great. He hasn't played basketball in three weeks, but under the circumstances, he played awesome.”
 Rick Pitino - “Louisville, another popular office-pool pick, led by a measly point, 33-32, at the half. The Cardinals did win, 68-62, but not before trailing by a point in the final minutes. One might think there's a big difference between Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisville, basketball royalty the last 25 years. But there's not much of one. I told them during halftime, ... that if they think they're going to pull away from Lafayette they're mistaken. I told them it was going to come down to the final two minutes.”
 Rick Pitino - “With seven new players, we're never going to have an experienced lineup. This is who we are. We're a very young and inexperienced basketball team. But they're willing to play hard.”
 Rick Pitino - “He needs to move without the basketball, score, get out on the break, be a good runner, be a good finisher. Hit some shots without forcing the shots, making sure they're high percentage shots. Defensively, he can do some things offensively, he's very limited.”
 Rick Pitino - “Williams goes down seams and finds people. He's so clever with the basketball, and they're big-time finishers because they have the size to finish.”
 Rick Pitino - “T-Will did a very good job of passing the basketball. I think he's going to do a lot down the road what (former Cardinal) Francisco Garcia does. That's the best part about his game is his passing.”
 Rick Pitino - “We have played two good halves at the Garden. So we're hoping right now we're playing great basketball to show the Garden a better basketball team.”
 Rick Pitino - “South Carolina is a terrific team. They are playing great basketball right now.”
 Rick Pitino - “They're a great basketball team. We gave everything we had to get the victory. We can't play any harder. We certainly can shoot the ball better. I'm proud of our guys. ... They're just more physically talented. They're bigger and better.”
 Rick Pitino - “I don't think anyone in Louisville knew how tough the Big East and Villanova was before tonight now they all know. Villanova was just a better basketball team.”

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