31 Total Quotes

Katie Gearlds Quotes

Give Indiana credit. They played a heck of a ballgame. We just had to start playing to win instead of playing not to lose. The last five minutes showed a lot about the character of this team.
Katie Gearlds
#Ball Game

We kind of got real fired up when coach Curry got a (technical).
Katie Gearlds
#Coach

Coach Curry says we're better listeners, but I think we're just really focused on what we have to do. We all feel that we have a very talented team with a lot of potential.
Katie Gearlds
#Coach

Defense wins our games for us. It's just a very good defensive effort.
Katie Gearlds
#Defense

In the past games, I thought we've done a good job of staying composed and letting little things rub off our backs, but (on Sunday) we let things bother us. We're human and we're going to make mistakes. We're just very fortunate to get the win.
Katie Gearlds
#Games

We kind of got fired up when Coach Curry got a tech. We gathered ourselves and said, let's go, let's make this a ball game. We did that. It's a shame. If we'd played like that for 40 minutes, what would have happened?
Katie Gearlds
#Coach

I knew it was off as soon as I released it. With two seconds to go, it's kind of a desperation anyway. I wish I had it back as soon as I released it.
Katie Gearlds
#Kind

We played our game at our pace. And I think that's why we won this game.
Katie Gearlds
#Game

There are so many weapons in her game that just make us so much better. I'd hate to be the other team trying to figure out how to stop her.
Katie Gearlds
#Hate

He wanted us to know before it came out in the newspapers. I think we're all pretty excited. We haven't met her, but we're looking forward to getting to know her. From everything we've heard, we think we got a good deal.
Katie Gearlds
#Newspapers

You should approach a basketball game the same way every day. It doesn't matter who you play, if it's the Indiana Pacers or a third grade team.
Katie Gearlds
#Basketball

Aya was everywhere tonight. She had a great performance all around.
Katie Gearlds
#Performance

We started executing offensively and got stops defensively. Basketball is a game of runs. We had to sustain ours a little longer, and we did.
Katie Gearlds
#Basketball

She's Magic Johnson. She can do it all. She can get a rebound, take it the length of the floor, look the other way and throw it behind her back or between her legs.
Katie Gearlds
#Magic

She is the Magic Johnson of our game. She can do it all __ make the big shot, rebound and run the ball up and down the floor.
Katie Gearlds
#Magic

It's a good thing it's not a track meet. It's a basketball game.
Katie Gearlds
#Basketball

There's no moral victory here; we wanted to win and that's why it hurts.
Katie Gearlds
#Victory

We stayed composed. We got great looks, we just did not knock them down. Thankfully, our defense held them to 53 points.
Katie Gearlds
#Defense

For 40 minutes, I think we played extremely good basketball. We came out a little sluggish to start the second half, but we stayed poised and didn't let it rattle us.
Katie Gearlds
#Basketball

Basketball is a game of runs. It's just all a matter of how you handle it.
Katie Gearlds
#Basketball

We went on a run and they made a little run of their own. Give them credit, they kept fighting.
Katie Gearlds
#Fighting

They got a run of their own. They didn't back down. They kept fighting.
Katie Gearlds
#Fighting

Defensively we came out and we were aggressive. They just didn't knock down shots and credit our defense for that.
Katie Gearlds
#Defense

I was hurting in places that hadn't hurt before. (The Gophers) are so physical one through five and that's how they play.
Katie Gearlds
#Hurt

They came out strong and very aggressive in the first half. We weren't strong with the basketball. Give them credit but we have to do a better job of being strong with the ball.
Katie Gearlds
#Basketball

It's a great honor. It's just a testimony of how our team finished this year.
Katie Gearlds
#Honor

There is so much individual talent on this team that at any given point someone is going to step up and make a play. When someone gets it going, we're going to go to them.
Katie Gearlds
#Talent

There's just so much individual talent on this team that at any given point someone is going to step up and make a play. Lindsay was huge down the stretch and Erin hit some big buckets for us.
Katie Gearlds
#Talent

I don't think Erin played bad. It's the things that people didn't notice. The box outs and her defensive presence. Her presence on the floor opens up other things for other people because she can score.
Katie Gearlds
#People

This is going to hurt for a while. They played hard and they got stops when they needed to. You have to like their chances of going all the way.
Katie Gearlds
#Hurt