49 Total Quotes

Kristy Curry Quotes

I've been asking for more of a killer instinct. This is the first time in 18 games it's happened to that degree against a quality opponent.
Kristy Curry
#Games

Our guards did a wonderful job defensively. We knew if we could hold them under the averages we would be in good shape and that is what we did.
Kristy Curry
#Averages

It's obviously our perimeter play — we're not taking care of the ball. And it's pretty much a widespread disease for us. She (Davenport) is going to get the number of points she got. But we've got to come back down the floor and score.
Kristy Curry
#Disease

We control our own destiny. It's going to be a matter of will down the stretch and who wants it the most.
Kristy Curry
#Control

We're going to pick and choose our spots. I think we're at our best when we're getting some transition baskets. We feel like if we can keep it in the low 60s, we've got a chance to win.
Kristy Curry
#Baskets

We have to give (Missouri State) a lot of credit, but once we got going, I think that we were fine.
Kristy Curry
#Credit

I talked to her this weekend in Boston and she was so excited about the opportunity.
Kristy Curry
#Boston

Fans in Mackey Arena this year will be treated to some unbelievable basketball, ... We plan on putting our best foot forward night-in and night-out. We want and expect to win, and we know we'll have to be at the top of our game each time we take the court.
Kristy Curry
#Basketball

We took care of the basketball and made more free throws (12) than they attempted (11). Those two really helped.
Kristy Curry
#Basketball

I could go on and on about the little things that people did that made a big difference.
Kristy Curry
#People

I think the two best teams in the Big Ten are going to go at it tomorrow night.
Kristy Curry
#Night

That would have been critical to us. It was a gutsy play by her. Thank goodness she was set.
Kristy Curry
#Goodness

It said a lot about our kids in the second half. If we can carry the second half into the NCAA Tournament, I think we can play with anyone. It's 64 teams and four will end up in Boston and we feel like we have as good a chance as anybody.
Kristy Curry
#Kids

We have a lot of respect for Missouri State. We have a history with them, and we're definitely not going to look past them.
Kristy Curry
#History

It means so much to be playing at home. We have such an outstanding fan base for women's basketball in West Lafayette and Lafayette, and I hope folks will come out and see eight outstanding teams in Mackey Arena.
Kristy Curry
#Basketball

I love her aggressive spirit on the glass.
Kristy Curry
#Love

They really have a purpose about them inside, and it's a great thing for our team.
Kristy Curry
#Purpose

I think our kids understand who Southwest Missouri is and what they're all about.
Kristy Curry
#Kids

When you see a team do what they did, win four games in four days, that says a lot about their will to get it done.
Kristy Curry
#Games

The communication between them is often silent ? just a movement or an expression. They really feed off each other and know each other like the back of their hand. It's been fun to watch two kids that are so different really become close as teammates.
Kristy Curry
#Communication

That was the big question from the media so I guess I had to talk about it. I don't think it was me harping on it but when there is something not going well that seems to be the focus. It wasn't always pretty, but this team has found a way to win.
Kristy Curry
#Media

I think it shows great character and definitely a lot of toughness mentally. They obviously have great kids, great people.
Kristy Curry
#Character

She's the most enjoyable player on our team. Our kids absolutely love her.
Kristy Curry
#Kids

It's great for the game. It's a part of the game, it's where the game is going. You see girls are getting bigger, stronger, faster, quicker.
Kristy Curry
#Girls

It's going to take 40 minutes of the best basketball we can give. Do we have that in us? Without a shadow of a doubt. We've worked all year to get an opportunity like this.
Kristy Curry
#Basketball

I was really pleased with our presence on defense down the stretch. I thought we had a lot more energy and a lot more pop in our step. (Missouri State) is a great little team and came in playing freely, but once we got going I thought we were fine.
Kristy Curry
#Defense

I thought our kids showed a lot of perseverance down the stretch. There were a lot of little things people did that made a big difference.
Kristy Curry
#Kids

I got upset with them in the first half about running things through. If they do all the little things, well, we have room for improvement and we'll work on that.
Kristy Curry
#Running

I felt Nikki was trying to take over the game when they were up six. The thing we were able to do was put a few more inches on Nikki down the stretch, wall her off and contest the 3. That helped us, thank goodness.
Kristy Curry
#Trying

There's been too much complaining, too much criticizing.
Kristy Curry
#Complaining