21 Total Quotes

Seimone Augustus Quotes

I really don't understand how a men's and women's program wouldn't get along. It's like brotherhood and sisterhood with us.
Seimone Augustus
#Brotherhood

We didn't run our offense effectively. We just stood around too much and made it too easy for Duke to guard us.
Seimone Augustus
#Duke

It's great to be the first team to win here. I think it was kind of an emotional thing for everybody who's a part of it from the coaches, the managers, the trainers. Everybody felt something.
Seimone Augustus
#Emotions

If someone has to take them especially at crunch time then I'd rather take the shot. I'm not saying that my teammates can't make the shots, but I'd like them to come to me every time.
Seimone Augustus
#Teammates

Our defense was tenacious. We had the energy which we didn't have at Connecticut. The defense initiated a lot of our offense.
Seimone Augustus
#Connecticut

Regardless, we knew she'd want us to come back to Europe and go for the gold. While it was shocking when it happened, at the same time we knew what we had to do.
Seimone Augustus
#Gold #Europe

It was her smile. It was the teacher she was, but also the person she was.
Seimone Augustus
#Smile

Our offense was not as effective. I would not say our energy level was low. But, it was not tip top. I felt I needed to do something to step up my game.
Seimone Augustus
#Game

It's a very different court. I'm just glad we get that day of practice [on the court] because it helps you to get your mentality right. It actually might be a comfort zone for us since we've played in that facility before.
Seimone Augustus
#Mentality

Hopefully, we win six games, and we never have that feeling of disappointment.
Seimone Augustus
#Disappointment

We don't worry about seeding. We have to be prepared to play whoever, wherever. We're focused on our goal of winning the national championship.
Seimone Augustus
#National Championship

We weren't energized, we didn't have any energy. Our offense wasn't clicking the way it should have been, and our defense wasn't the best. It was just the time that we needed to pick it up, especially in the second half.
Seimone Augustus
#Second Half

Then, I would go outside and perform those drills, until I had not only mastered them but got to the point where I could compete against men. And men who were 20, 30 plus, not just teenagers.
Seimone Augustus
#Teenager

Everybody who walks into that arena has the responsibility of representing Pete Maravich. It's on our shoulders to not disrespect, (but) to play with the qualities of Pete Maravich.
Seimone Augustus
#Disrespect

I just had a lot of thoughts about the opportunities we've had (to win a national championship). I also thought about the opportunities we have now.
Seimone Augustus
#National Championship

I feel good about it. I think I've worked hard enough to be deserving of this. It's just a joy being able to go into other states and have people know who you are and appreciate what you're doing for the women's game.
Seimone Augustus
#Game

We showed a lot of heart and a lot of guts just to keep fighting through the difficult times that we had when Sylvia was out and our offense was struggling. Just to be within 3 going into half says a lot about us and our character.
Seimone Augustus
#Heart #Guts

I think a lot of times we got caught standing in the paint, so there wasn't a lot of opportunity for the perimeter players to drive. Once we spaced the court and screened and cut - do the things we do - it was difficult for them to keep up.
Seimone Augustus
#Paint

She came in and talked to us like young women. I think we can take to the talking more than the yelling. We understand what we did wrong and what we needed to do in the second half.
Seimone Augustus
#Second Half