24 Total Quotes

Rob Evans Quotes

It was a key point in the ballgame. That swung the whole momentum the other way. The technical was pointless.
Rob Evans
#Ball Game

Our bench is not that deep.
Rob Evans
#Bench

I thought he did a good job in the second half. I thought he pretty well took control of their offense, and did a good job of getting the shots that he needed.
Rob Evans
#Control

I hate to see him go. He's been great for the game of college basketball.
Rob Evans
#Basketball

It's difficult when your freshmen are leading you. You have to give 40 minutes of effort in college basketball to be able to win and we didn't do that tonight.
Rob Evans
#Basketball

I thought, when we got the 15-point lead, we were playing pretty well. But for whatever reason, our defense stopped. We missed a couple of executions and they picked up their intensity. That was pretty much the crux of the ball game.
Rob Evans
#Defense

We're longtime friends, we're golfing buddies. I told him, 'Good luck in retirement. Of all the people I know you deserve it,' and I said, 'I love you' and he said he loved me.
Rob Evans
#I Love You

All I know is that I'm the basketball coach here at ASU. I have a contract. I have a year left on my contract. I'm looking forward to going and coaching this week.
Rob Evans
#Basketball

There's just a lot of issues to work with, and the next one is regulation.
Rob Evans
#Work

All the ports have been notified, but whether they have or not gone out of the country we don't know. Obviously the longer it goes on the more concerned we get.
Rob Evans
#Country

We met with the six returning players from last year and in those meetings my staff and I went over what each of them needs to do to improve their skills and help the team, ... With the improvements that all the returning players have made by spending the summer on campus and working in the weight room, in conditioning and on their skills, we have a chance to be right where we were last year and that is competing for an NCAA Tournament spot.
Rob Evans
#Meetings

I understand we lost some great talent, including the player who would have been the best senior in the nation, ... Losing a player of that magnitude will take a toll on any program. But we recruited well, have some solid shooting and feel that several players are ready to take that next step.
Rob Evans
#Talent

I know it is hard for people to understand why injuries take so long to recover from,
Rob Evans
#People

We really worked on him. We really tried to front him. We tried to make him work hard to get the basketball. I thought we did a good job on him. We just couldn't keep him off the free-throw line.
Rob Evans
#Work

In those days, four black kids might start, but a white kid always started at point guard. In those days, the point guard was thought of as the intelligent position, just like quarterback in football.
Rob Evans
#Kids

I'm not worried about the big guys on our bench. They've got talent. They'll be OK.
Rob Evans
#Talent

I've never coached against a team with only three turnovers in one game in my life.
Rob Evans
#Life

I think the biggest thing is people are getting down and defending the three a little better than they were before.
Rob Evans
#People

He's so athletic and so physical. He's a smart basketball player. I've always been impressed about his demeanor on the court. It never changes. He's a fighter and a warrior. He's a class player. I've enjoyed watching him. I'm glad he's leaving.
Rob Evans
#Basketball

The biggest thing is lack of patience on the offensive end. You're not going to score if you don't get a look at the basket, so we need to take better care of the basketball.
Rob Evans
#Patience

With him in the ballgame, we are a different basketball team. We have a place to go inside to get some baskets and rebounds and he alters shots.
Rob Evans
#Basketball

Obviously our defense wasn't very solid tonight, we can't give up 100 points to anybody and be successful. We came out flat in the first half and fought back in the second half but we dug ourselves a hole because we didn't get up and defend.
Rob Evans
#Defense

You have to beat them; they're not going to beat themselves because they're a very cerebral basketball team. They're not the most athletic team in the world, but they're going to negate your athletic ability by playing smart.
Rob Evans
#Basketball

They know each other on the basketball floor, but they also are good for each other. Jeff is more cerebral and knows how to keep his emotions in check. Sylvester has had trouble controlling his emotions, but Jeff has helped him do that. Jeff has told me how to approach Sylvester. In the locker room at times, it's Jeff who tells Sylvester to pick it up or change something abut his game.
Rob Evans
#Basketball