34 Total Quotes

Quin Snyder Quotes

We never let [Oklahoma's] runs splinter us. In previous games we kind of got down on ourselves but today we stayed together.
Quin Snyder
#Games

Lance is a high-character individual with a wealth of coaching experience, ... His strong familiarity with our league and his recruiting ties in this region of the country will be a valuable addition to our program. Lance's infectious energy on the court will enhance our staff's presence and will be an asset to our players.
Quin Snyder
#Character

His strong familiarity with our league and his recruiting ties in this region of the country will be a valuable addition to our program,
Quin Snyder
#Country

We shot the ball pretty well in the first few games last year, and then I think we almost got a mental block when we saw zone. Passing is huge when attacking zone, and maybe it's more important than making shots. Obviously when you make shots, people don't zone you.
Quin Snyder
#Games

Who knows, they may can my [expletive], but you know what, I'll feel good about what I've done. I regret the quote-unquote investigation. But you know what? We haven't had a violation in three years. I don't need to talk about that anymore.
Quin Snyder
#Regret

It's about being beyond the perception of reproach, where you're able to defend yourself against innuendo.
Quin Snyder
#Perception

He's just a good player. He happened to have a slump, particularly shooting the ball, at the first opportunity people had to see him play.
Quin Snyder
#Opportunity

We showed our youth in the second half. We didn't have the same intensity.
Quin Snyder
#Youth

We're still learning how to win. If there's one thing I've learned to do the last two years, it's to block stuff out.
Quin Snyder
#Learning

I think the biggest thing for me is to stay committed to the things I believe in and keep doing them. If it's meant to be for me here, it'll happen. If not, I'll move forward.
Quin Snyder
#Believe

Thomas was going to have a game like this. People are going to key on him. Our other guys are just going to have to develop, they'll have to give him some help.
Quin Snyder
#People

In our profession, Bruce Weber is one of the best guys around. He's done a great job of molding their team. They have been arguably the best team in college basketball the last couple of years. And they've come back with the confidence that comes from making a deep run in the tournament.
Quin Snyder
#Profession

Miracles have happened. I don't know how religious you are, but I believe in them. If we need to bring in a prophet to address our team before the game, we'll do it.
Quin Snyder
#Miracles

We've got certain standards in practice and in games and we'll play the guy that meets those standards consistently.
Quin Snyder
#Games

The turnovers are still frustrating. It didn't hurt us tonight on the scoreboard, but that's something that will continue to cost us ball games if we're not better.
Quin Snyder
#Hurt

The competition picks up, but it's good to get a win and build some confidence while doing that.
Quin Snyder
#Competition

I've been pretty brutally honest with him this past week about the way I think he's been playing, especially relative to what he's capable of doing. It's good to see him respond the way he did.
Quin Snyder
#Past

I told our guys before the game I thought this was going to be a game about heart and we just had incredible, incredible heart at the end of regulation to be down like that and not quit playing.
Quin Snyder
#Heart

[Of course, one nice win at home doesn't constitute any kind of turned corner. Nor is Alden's guarantee much of a guarantee: He could very easily change his mind at the end of the season. Nobody knows this better than Snyder.] I think the biggest thing for me is to stay committed to the things I believe in and keep doing them, ... If it's meant to be for me here, it'll happen. If not, I'll move forward.
Quin Snyder
#Home

There's humility all over our program. We've been through a lot coming back from the Illinois game getting beat like we did. We don't need to remind ourselves of that every day, but that's clearly in the back of their minds. And these guys, they're hungry. They want to accomplish something.
Quin Snyder
#Humility

I think he's had to earn that. He's a guy that has some ability, that we felt like if he stepped up could provide us with some scoring punch. We encouraged him to do that, but within the context of our team.
Quin Snyder
#Ability

It's common knowledge, whether it's been stated publicly for the record or not, that my job's on the line this year. We've been through an (NCAA) investigation. We've had a lot of things happen.
Quin Snyder
#Knowledge

It's common knowledge that my job's on the line this year. We've been through an investigation and we've been faced with recruiting restrictions. It makes you better and stronger. I'm a better coach than I was two or three years ago.
Quin Snyder
#Knowledge

Not a whole lot of people like us, which is OK. We need to circle the wagons and keep playing. It's like us against the world. Who knows, they may can me, but I'll feel good about what we're doing.
Quin Snyder
#People

I thought Oklahoma State was terrific. They showed the type of character that their team has, their coach has and their program has. This was not an easy game for anybody.
Quin Snyder
#Character

I felt like that gave us the best opportunity to win. There are no after-affects. I absolutely expect Thomas to start and play great basketball against Baylor.
Quin Snyder
#Opportunity

With a game like today, you feel that life has just ended. But there's more games left to play. I've got to figure out how to make my kids get better.
Quin Snyder
#Games

Every team has a limited life and days like today, you can feel like that life has just ended. The fact of the matter is it didn't. There's more games for us to play. For me as a coach, I've got to figure out how to help my kids get better.
Quin Snyder
#Life

No matter how difficult it might be, there's a lot of character in that locker room. I've seen teams climb out of holes and there's no one in that locker room that is turning their back.
Quin Snyder
#Character

There certainly is frustration. As a coach I want my team to play better and I know I'm responsible for that. But until that question poses itself, I'm going to say my party line: It's not about me, it's about our team and trying to win games.
Quin Snyder
#Frustration