24 Total Quotes

Lute Olson Quotes

Lute Olson
We know with the rivalry, this will be a huge game for them and us if we want to keep our title hopes alive.
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#Rivalry

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Connecticut's quickness really hurt us right off. They were beating us down the court. We started off with lousy shots and that's our biggest problem right now.
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#Hurt

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The race is a very tight one and this weekend will be critical for us.
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#Race

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No, I think you wait for the right opportunity to get that point across. That's the perception the Pac-10 always deals with. We want to make sure we don't fit that description.
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#Opportunity

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No, I think you wait for the right opportunity to get that point across. That's the perception the Pac-10 always deals with. We want to make sure that we don't fit that description.
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#Opportunity

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We got out of that zone in a hurry.
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#Hurry

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Marcus is a very good competitor but might not show that competitiveness as much as Sean did. Sean stepped in that freshman year and was a go-to guy and a leader.
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#Competitiveness

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We played as well offensively as we've played all year long. The key was we let the game come to us. We were working to get the open shot, and when we did we did a good job of knocking it down.
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#Game

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We had the right guys at the line. That's what you have to do to win games. Against Washington, we didn't hit those, and it cost us the game.
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#Games

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That was a great college basketball game. I thought both teams played well and played very hard. When it is that kind of game, it just comes down to one play here or there.
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#Basketball

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I think there are a lot of similarities with the 1997 team. This is part of why you coach, the excitement of being in the NCAA tournament.
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#Coach

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It would be a tragedy if these kids were left out. I definitely see us involved, regardless of the Pac-10 Tournament.
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#Kids

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This game was invented to have fun. If you can't enjoy playing basketball, you've missed a lot.
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#Basketball

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It's work hard and try to learn from the things we didn't do well.
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#Work

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He reminds me a lot of Sean Elliott at this stage. He has the same kind of competitive desire and will continue to get better.
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#Desire

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It should be a really competitive game. Their strength is still perimeter, so there are some similarities between our teams.
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#Strength

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I hoped our inside game would have developed better. We have been very inconsistent there. We need a big man to step up and that is what we are going to try to accomplish this week, to get one of those guys so we can count on them to go in there and do the job.
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#Man

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It should be noted that Chris has earned his college degree in 3 1/2 years.
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#College

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After long and serious deliberation, the men's basketball staff has dismissed Chris Rodgers, effective immediately, from the team. It should be noted that Chris has earned his college degree in three and a half years and that we wish him much success in all future endeavors.
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#Basketball

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There was no question in my mind he was going to be a really good player, and we wouldn't have watched him as much as we did if we didn't feel that way. I think he's had a great opportunity at Stanford and he's taken advantage of it.
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#Mind

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He just keeps getting better and better. He has tremendous poise and confidence.
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#Confidence

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I still believe we can reach those goals. We do need to have more of an inside presence.
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#Goals

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We just got absolutely hammered on the boards but Michigan State does that to a lot of people, ... I want to acknowledge the courage and the heart of that team following what I thought was the best preseason game I've ever seen to go to another overtime and be able to sustain that effort.
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#People

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We just got absolutely hammered on the boards but Michigan State does that to a lot of people. I want to acknowledge the courage and the heart of that team following what I thought was the best preseason game I've ever seen to go to another overtime and be able to sustain that effort.
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#People