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Drew Neitzel Quotes

Offensively, we never really got anything going. Everything we got, we had to earn. We didn't get any easy baskets.
Drew Neitzel
#Baskets

We don't know much about them, but they've played pretty much everybody, all the great teams around the country. Their record really doesn't tell what they are. We got to take care of business in that game and start preparing for the Big Ten.
Drew Neitzel
#Country

Anybody can say this is just another Big Ten game. But in reality, it's not.
Drew Neitzel
#Reality

It would have been really easy for us to get frustrated. We kept fighting through it. We knew we could pull it out because we've done it before.
Drew Neitzel
#Fighting

You never want to lose to your rival. It hurts. But more importantly, it hurts in the Big Ten race. We're going to have to win out to have a chance.
Drew Neitzel
#Race

My confidence is high right now, I just keep trying to build from game to game. It was tough for a couple days (after that loss), but coach did a good job of getting it behind us. It took a lot out of us.
Drew Neitzel
#Confidence

We're not done. We're not quitting at all. We're gonna practice (today) and keep fighting and get ready for a big game with Michigan. We're gonna come out and play hard. It shows what kind of person you are when you fight back from things like this.
Drew Neitzel
#Fighting

Matt plays a bigger role on our team than most people realize. He's the glue guy for us.
Drew Neitzel
#People

I guess it shows the character of this team, the way we came back. But we didn't finish. That's all that matters, if you win or lose.
Drew Neitzel
#Character

I just have to keep sucking it up. I'm not complaining at all, I realize that I do have to suck it up more. Even mentally, if I wear down a little bit, I still have to keep focus the last few minutes of the game. I have to keep the extra focus not to make a turnover or make a bad play, just stay solid throughout the whole game.
Drew Neitzel
#Complaining

That was key, trying to contain him.
Drew Neitzel
#Trying

He took advantage of his opportunity tonight. It helps us out a lot. It's a lot harder than you think playing with four guards out there sometimes. If we can get some guys to step up at that four spot it will help us out a lot.
Drew Neitzel
#Opportunity

We've shown how good we can be, beating three top-10 teams. It's just a consistency thing with us.
Drew Neitzel
#Consistency

It was a rough Big Ten season. We had to put that behind us. I think we got new life coming into March madness. We still got that confidence. We feel we have just as good a chance of winning as anybody.
Drew Neitzel
#Life

I've had to have thick skin since I was real little. ... Growing up, people told me I was white, I was too small, I couldn't hang with them. I had to have thick skin and brush them off and prove them wrong. That's the same thing I've got to do here.
Drew Neitzel
#Growing Up

That was probably the game. This is one of the worst feelings I've ever had as a basketball player. It's just tough. I don't really know what to say. You work so hard all summer, all season, and it comes to an end that quickly. But we don't have anyone to blame but ourselves.
Drew Neitzel
#Basketball

Shutting down Dee Brown was huge. We trailed him all night. We never wanted him to get loose on us.
Drew Neitzel
#Night