19 Total Quotes

Lorenzo Romar Quotes

We could not let up at any point of the game, because they would come back and take the lead on us.
Lorenzo Romar
#Game

Our energy level wasn't what it should have been for 40 minutes. We are at our best when we play with energy. We are not very good when we don't play with energy.
Lorenzo Romar
#Energy

Jon is playing a different kind of basketball than he's ever played in his life. He's guarding out on the perimeter, he's put in positions to handle the ball on the perimeter. He's not just within the confines of the paint, where he's spent a lot of his time and has dominated by doing so.
Lorenzo Romar
#Basketball

They are definitely not playing with a full complement of players. But we didn't take advantage of it [last week against WSU] when Derrick Low was out, so we can't approach it as who's not here. We have to worry about coming out and playing 40 minutes, which is what we did [Thursday night] against the Trojans [an 86-77 UW win].
Lorenzo Romar
#Advantage

We have always been impressed with Stanford. They are a solid team and never give you a game.
Lorenzo Romar
#Game

He's a stellar defender and a really good athlete and probably passes the ball as well as anyone in our program.
Lorenzo Romar
#Athlete

When other teams have played deliberate basketball against us, we have been able to force our will upon them. We weren't able to do that tonight.
Lorenzo Romar
#Basketball

To be candid, when he went through his turnover slump in mid-year, that was a surprise because what we noticed in high school was that he never turned the ball over. He's playing more now like we thought he would.
Lorenzo Romar
#Candid

He's a competitor, and he doesn't want to let his teammates down or anyone down. He's got a lot of pride. And I guarantee you — he can't wait to play this game.
Lorenzo Romar
#Competitor

I don't know the people in Los Angeles understand the job UCLA is doing winning games with all those guys banged up. That's hard to do.
Lorenzo Romar
#Games

Right now we need to put 40 minutes of intense basketball together. Right now that's the biggest monkey on our back.
Lorenzo Romar
#Basketball

There was a time when he didn't play intensely. In terms of his ability, since the day he became eligible he has been our best all-around player. He's so selfless and such a team guy that he was fine deferring to his teammates to be successful. This year, he's come around more.
Lorenzo Romar
#Ability

You hear that and think, 'Oh brother, not another one of those,' ... But he can really shoot.
Lorenzo Romar
#Brother

They are a very, very good basketball team. We look forward to the challenge. We want to play against the best competition.
Lorenzo Romar
#Basketball

That was a typical University of Washington versus Arizona State basketball game. Very physical, emotions running high. They're real aggressive and we play an aggressive brand of basketball, and when you put the two together, sometimes tempers flare. Our guys did a good job of maintaining their composure.
Lorenzo Romar
#Basketball

We came out somewhat lethargic at the start of the second half, and they took advantage.
Lorenzo Romar
#Advantage

That's another reason why this was such a big game. We stubbed our toe a couple of times early, and we couldn't afford to let that happen again this weekend.
Lorenzo Romar
#Reason

He's just a basketball player.
Lorenzo Romar
#Basketball

What those five guys have is a lot of versatility, ... When you look at our program and our philosophy, I think those are the kinds of guys we've tried to recruit, guys who have a lot of versatility about them.
Lorenzo Romar
#Philosophy