20 Total Quotes

Marcus Ginyard Quotes

This is by far the worst time to expect anything different than a good basketball game.
Marcus Ginyard
#Basketball

Anybody who dreams of playing college basketball dreams of playing in this game.
Marcus Ginyard
#Basketball

It's hard to believe it's over. We played so well all year. For 40 minutes, to be gone like that is shocking.
Marcus Ginyard
#Believe

Everybody knows at that point he's all business. We've just got to make it where he's not doing that anymore, where we play off our own intensity and not what Coach is throwing at us.
Marcus Ginyard
#Business

Not many kids would have wanted to be in there.
Marcus Ginyard
#Kids

Everybody knows at that point that he's all business. We've got to make it so he doesn't need to do that anymore. We need to play off our own intensity instead of Coach having to throw things at us.
Marcus Ginyard
#Business

Not many kids would have wanted to have been in there. But he's just getting through to us that we've got to play a lot harder than we did.
Marcus Ginyard
#Kids

That's why they're outside and we're inside. We think more of ourselves than a lot of other people do, but that doesn't matter. We know what we're capable of.
Marcus Ginyard
#People

We're lacking [confidence] right now. We're lacking. I think we need to understand that we're a good basketball team and that we can play better than we have these last two games. We've just got to come out and start playing better together and get this show back on the road.
Marcus Ginyard
#Basketball

Everything was his way or the highway, which was good. We came home and we weren't going anywhere until our homework was done. We weren't playing video games until all our homework was done. And the dishes better be done before he gets home from work.
Marcus Ginyard
#Home

You hear that a lot. Maybe that's just the way people see it. But you can't really be worried about that. You've just got to get out there and play the game of basketball.
Marcus Ginyard
#People

Any time a coach does that, you've got to know it's for one reason and one reason only. I think he sent a message.
Marcus Ginyard
#Reason

He's going to make those shots. Even over great defense.
Marcus Ginyard
#Defense

Everybody is coming together and finding what they do best and doing it to the best of their ability.
Marcus Ginyard
#Ability

Coach said in the locker room that it wasn't perfect, but we made something out of it. We continued to push through, even though we hit a little adversity. We weren't hitting shots, and we were a little sloppy, but we turned something great out of it.
Marcus Ginyard
#Coach

It's just two great basketball teams clashing like that. That's why the rivalry is such a big deal.
Marcus Ginyard
#Basketball

He won't settle for mediocrity. He says we've got five freshmen on the team and things like that, but over and over in the locker room he's telling us that we're going to be a good team. We can't settle for any less than that.
Marcus Ginyard
#Mediocrity

We understand we can't have any mental mistakes. Mental mistakes are what other teams capitalize on, and that's how you get upsets. We've got to get the mind strong for where we're going to go.
Marcus Ginyard
#Mistakes

This made us realize there's no room for all the mistakes we made tonight. We were lucky to get away with it. We have to play better basketball, smarter basketball throughout the rest of the tournament.
Marcus Ginyard
#Mistakes

It was tough to play defense for that long and have them down by that much, and for him to make that crazy shot like that, that just really got them going. From then on, they started coming back into the game. You could see everybody's head drop on the bench when the shot went it. It just started the story of the game.
Marcus Ginyard
#Defense