27 Total Quotes

Maurice Ager Quotes

It's hard to focus on three players on defense.
Maurice Ager
#Defense

This is a quality win for us. It's something that we need going into the Big Ten. It's something we can build on.
Maurice Ager
#Quality

Beating a ranked team at their crib, that's huge. For this Big Ten race, that's something that we need. As a team, we have confidence we can win on the road now. It's huge. That's all I can say.
Maurice Ager
#Race

Trust me, man, I've been here four years and I felt like I've seen it all. We've played the cream of the crop every year, so I don't think we're afraid of this schedule. We should be excited about it.
Maurice Ager
#Man

I couldn't really hear him at the end because I was so involved in the game. But when I looked up, I saw him and when I could hear him, I listened.
Maurice Ager
#Game

Any player usually plays better at home. I've had some struggles on the road. But I'm going to try to fix those.
Maurice Ager
#Home

We never really got into a good flow as a team in the second half, and that really hurt us.
Maurice Ager
#Hurt

It was a game we really needed to advance (in the standings) more than the rivalry.
Maurice Ager
#Rivalry

Honestly, it was in the back of my mind. But at the same time, I know I'm an athlete. I know what I can and can't do.
Maurice Ager
#Mind

He's one of the best big men in the country, in my opinion. Just having him in there is going to cause so much problems for the other team. He ain't really got to do much ? just his presence. A lot of teams kind of fear him.
Maurice Ager
#Country

As a scorer, you do got to have a short memory sometimes. It's still a 40-minute game. You can't stop shooting just because you miss a few.
Maurice Ager
#Memory

We definitely let an opportunity slip away.
Maurice Ager
#Opportunity

I don't care who you're playing ? they lead directly to baskets.
Maurice Ager
#Baskets

They really hurt us, especially because they led directly to baskets.
Maurice Ager
#Hurt

Destiny isn't really in our hands anymore. All we can do is win our games and hope they lose. We're not going to let this destroy our whole season.
Maurice Ager
#Destiny

It's rough on the road in the Big Ten. We can appreciate being home a lot more.
Maurice Ager
#Home

It's happened so fast. It's tough to swallow right now. We've got to be a team, be men, keep going. Things aren't always going to go your way.
Maurice Ager
#Men

There's always an opportunity to get somebody the ball, but you know, I'm not blaming nobody.
Maurice Ager
#Opportunity

I'm going to miss playing with him. He's a good dude. I've known him since high school, and we became pretty close friends. I'm going to miss that the most.
Maurice Ager
#School

Yes we can. We've got to do something. Tired is no excuse.
Maurice Ager
#Excuse

I think this would be a great opportunity to win a championship. During the regular season, we really didn't get the chance that we wanted, so this is a great opportunity for us to make up for that.
Maurice Ager
#Opportunity

We didn't do a good enough job getting the ball into Paul in the post. That hurt us. We never really got into anything offensively.
Maurice Ager
#Hurt

We noticed that, but in reality we have to take it one game at a time.
Maurice Ager
#Reality

We've been through a lot together the past three or four years. We don't fear anybody.
Maurice Ager
#Fear

We did some good things defensively. But we got to continue to fine-tune the rest of our game.
Maurice Ager
#Rest

It's a new season. We're just trying to start off ripe this week and continue to move forward.
Maurice Ager
#Trying

I tell him he's got to do what he's got to do to take care of his body and play hard. Right now, it really don't matter how tired he is. This is it right now.
Maurice Ager
#Body