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Marty Barnes Quotes

We play such great defense, our kids take pride in it. Defense is what wins for us.
Marty Barnes
#Defense

We're trying to start a new tradition here. This crowd, the fan support, the energy for Rogers basketball … I think the kids are feeding off of that. They've got a lot of confidence about themselves, otherwise we would have folded as bad as we played offensively.
Marty Barnes
#Basketball

We didn't panic and got some quick baskets and then solidified (the lead) with rebounding. This was a good gut check for us. This could be a big game, to let us know that we can come back and perform under pressure and execute.
Marty Barnes
#Baskets

Nobody wants the pack to separate too much and I'm sure that's what coach Nelson is emphasizing. They've got an opportunity to get a game back.
Marty Barnes
#Coach

It's a pretty hard place to play. But, we're attempting to change a lot of things about Rogers basketball. We've won two big (conference) games on the road now and we're ready to go.
Marty Barnes
#Basketball

He has an uncanny sense of knowing where the opponent is trying to put the ball. And he's also got a great first step.
Marty Barnes
#Trying

Both teams played great defense tonight. This team only had 24 hours to prepare for this game and they played their hearts out.
Marty Barnes
#Defense

Our kids never panicked going into the final quarter. We were able to come back because of our defense.
Marty Barnes
#Defense

He can cause us some problems on the defensive end of the floor. I?m not surprised with his last two games. He can shoot, he can penetrate and he can create his own shot.
Marty Barnes
#Problems

Our team?s focus has been pretty good (during the conference season). They?re keeping things in perspective.
Marty Barnes
#Focus

We may as well jump on (Moore?s) back. He?s carrying us and really playing steady basketball. He?s put together some back-to-back games offensively for us that are about as good as you can ask of a junior.
Marty Barnes
#Basketball

We are trying to start a new tradition. (Rogers) has a lot of confidence about themselves or else the team would have folded.
Marty Barnes
#Confidence

We missed some shots around the basket we would like to have back. But the defense held together.
Marty Barnes
#Defense

Defense was carrying us. We were making mental mistakes, forcing some things and missing some shots around the basket, but our defense held together.
Marty Barnes
#Defense

They all pass well, they all put it on the floor well, they can shoot it and they have the power game inside. The emphasis is on team. And that?s not taking anything away from their individuals because they have some great players, but they play so well as a unit with 10 people.
Marty Barnes
#Floor

We?re showing signs of playing our best basketball as we?re approaching March. That?s where you want to be at.
Marty Barnes
#Basketball

We?re trying to keep the heat on. It should be a high intensity game I would think.
Marty Barnes
#Trying

Give a lot of credit to Springdale. They played hard and did what they had to do to try and have a chance to win it.
Marty Barnes
#Credit

It's a great night for Rogers to honor a group of guys that have helped take the program to another level. They've laid a foundation necessary to reach this year's goals and the goals in the future.
Marty Barnes
#Honor

There have been some miraculous comebacks. The kids have done everything right.
Marty Barnes
#Kids

His biggest improvement this season has been his judgment with the basketball. He's not forcing passes or the offense.
Marty Barnes
#Basketball

I also haven't moved anything on my desk. Nothing has been touched.
Marty Barnes
#Desk

For the first time this year, our interior defense broke down. That's an indication that you are a little shook. You quit doing things that got you there.
Marty Barnes
#Defense

Anytime I really got upset I'd write the number 57 on the board in big letters. Or I'd use it for motivation after games where we played well.
Marty Barnes
#Letters

I've had some great players, and I hate to compare players from different eras that have played for me. But I don't think there's too many players with a better combination of character, academics and athletics than Kane. He is a great one.
Marty Barnes
#Hate

We're trying to start a new tradition here. This crowd, the fan support, the energy for Rogers basketball I think the kids are feeding off of that. They've got a lot of confidence about themselves, otherwise we would have folded as bad as we played offensively.
Marty Barnes
#Basketball #Confidence #Crowd