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Brenda Frese
I think it is totally amazing and it shows the power of our conference. I think we expected the depth, but I don't think we expected to have three of the top four teams (going into the tournament).
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#Power

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We need to win. We can control what we can control. That's what we've done up to this point, going 26-3 in the No. 1 conference in the country.
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#Control

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Everyone's playing their best and playing with confidence. We're really looking forward to what's next. We're not satisfied where we're at. We hope to be playing in three games back-to-back-to-back.
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#Confidence

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I definitely think we're at full strength now. I definitely think we're playing our best basketball. (Winning at) North Carolina was probably the big turning point and validated that we were for real. There's definitely a confidence and a swagger to us now. We know how good a team we are.
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#Basketball

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It's definitely a new environment. You've got to get used to the background and I think a lot of time there is an advantage with the team who played the night before. It's just great to be able to get that first game under our belt. It's nice to get those jitters out.
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#Environment

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I was thinking, 'Thanks goodness we had a cushion,' because we did have some breakdowns. All the credit goes to Duke.
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#Goodness

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I was thinking, 'Thank goodness we have a cushion here.
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#Goodness

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I think it was like 10 seconds after the game.
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#Game

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Their traps kind of gave us some problems.
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#Problems

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I'm excited we're heading up to Penn State and I really like our bracket. State College is close for our fans, so it will be great to have so much support in the first couple rounds of the tournament.
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#College

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This team has a lot of confidence in themselves and we probably feel like we have more veteran leadership and experience. We feel like we're playing our basketball.
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#Confidence

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We wanted to come out and bring some energy on the defensive end by coming out in the press. We were able to get some turnovers early. We also had the size advantage inside.
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#Energy

Brenda Frese
There is no pressure. We're going out there to play basketball and play hard for 40 minutes. The great thing with this team and these players is that they are so hungry, so focused and motivated. They really want to keep going. It's a lot of fun to coach a team like this.
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#Basketball

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That was a big key for us, getting past that hurdle of getting to the Sweet 16 since this team has never done that. Now I feel like the pressure is completely off of us.
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#Past

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I love it. I think the ultimate is when you disrespect this program.
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#Love

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That's what was working. That's what makes this team special. Whatever's working in terms of a game plan, we're going to ride it and go with it.
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#Game

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They executed the game plan to perfection. They were hungry. They wanted to win. They defended and rebounded better. It's just amazing to see that we beat the defending national champions.
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#Game Plan

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This is the first time this season we executed the game plan perfectly all 40 minutes.
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#Game Plan

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It always seems like it's Harper who sparks us in overtime.
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#Overtime

Brenda Frese
It always seems like Harp is the one that sparks us in overtime. It felt good when we scored first.
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#Overtime

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Who would have ever thought in my wildest dreams I would have gotten two rings this year? One getting married and the other a national championship.
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#National Championship #Dreams

Brenda Frese
That's a tremendous accomplishment for Crystal and this team, and those kinds of awards don't happen without teammates getting you the ball.
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#Teammates #Accomplishment

Brenda Frese
I just knew they were special players. They had all the heart and obviously all the physical abilities to be two dominant and prominent players.
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#Heart

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I guess from a psychological end our players have a lot of confidence and we probably match up better in terms of size and rebounding ability with Carolina than we have in the past with Duke. But all of that is a new slate once you get into the ACC Tournament.
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#Confidence #Duke

Brenda Frese
You've got to be able to rebound against them and you've got to be able to take care of the ball against their pressure. Easier said than done. They're just tremendously athletic. ... We probably match up better in terms of size and rebounding ability with Carolina than we have in the past with Duke.
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#Duke

Brenda Frese
We are extremely proud of Marissa. This is a well-deserved honor for her. To coach the Rookie of the Year in back-to-back seasons is a tremendous honor and says a lot about our program and where we're headed. These individual accomplishments cannot take place without the success and hard work of her teammates.
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#Teammates

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It gives us a tremendous amount of confidence. You're not having to use that first 10, 20 minutes in the first half of the game to get used to each other's style. We already know from the tip that this game's going to be a track meet. Both teams love to score, and both teams love offense.
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#Confidence