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Give them credit, they made some tough shots. We played three or four different defenses, but at the end of the day, we didn't have an answer for the way they shot the ball.
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#Credit

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Coach [John] Wooden used seven players at UCLA. Coach [Denny] Crum used to say, 'The more moving parts you have, the greater the chance you have for a breakdown.' I think there's a lot of veracity to that.
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#Coach

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It shows we can beat a quality team. Our ability to play well against N.C. State, hopefully, will give us some confidence going into the Florida State game.
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#Ability

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Joe Dukes, our freshman, has yet to play a college basketball game, so he'll have to learn on the job. It's very difficult league for on-the-job training.
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#Basketball

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They beat us handily both times we played this season. They have a Hall of Fame coach and two of the premier players in our conference. They have a stupendous record in this tournament. We hope we honor them by playing to our potential.
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#Fame

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In all candor, they missed some open shots as well.
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#Candor

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We've got four guys trying to move into whole new roles and that can be frustrating at times. We as coaches had the choice to play in this tournament, to play good teams and test our abilities early on. I think we're learning early what we need to work on later in the season.
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#Trying

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All you have to do is look at the rebounding stats. That was the story of the game. You get one [shot] and they get two, it's really hard to win.
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#Game

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That's a formula for disaster.
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#Disaster

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The accountability rests with me.
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#Accountability

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Clemson's playing real well. I know they lost a few games in a row before that last win, but a few of those were in overtime. We have a tough challenge ahead of us.
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#Games

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We know Williams is effective, but the other team knows that, too. They had the Red Army down there on him, and our other guys have to make plays as well.
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#Army

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You guys saw the game, they were guarding him with, like, four guys. They had the Red Army down there on him but our other guys have to make plays as well.
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#Army

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Justin had some good looks he just didn't knock down. But to his credit, he's trying to bring the ball up, pass it to himself, shoot it and guard down at the other end. That's not the easiest task in the world.
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#Trying

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There's no air of resignation about our team.
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#Resignation

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He gives the other players courage.
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#Courage

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In this league, there's a fine line between winning and losing close games. They were playing well early in the year, they just lost a lot of close games. Down the stretch they won those games.
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#Games

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We talk a lot of times about executing your way out of trouble instead of shooting your way out of trouble. We had some guys make some outstanding individual plays.
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#Trouble

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I think the foul trouble with Johnson helped a little bit, but our guys did an excellent job against Thornton. He's an excellent player.
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#Trouble

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Our seniors didn't want to see their careers end.
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#Careers

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As we always say, it begins at the beginning.
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#Beginning

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It hasn't been all about the two guys on my left. There's been a number of kids contributing ... these are kids we've had to encourage to shoot.
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#Kids

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It begins at the beginning. Offensively and defensively, it starts with the point guard.
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#Beginning

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In this league, like the Big Ten, weaknesses are exposed. We lost a lot of close games because we had no margin for error.
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#Games

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I'm very excited to have the opportunity to continue playing. Minnesota is an outstanding team in one of the great conferences. It will certainly be a challenge for us, especially playing at Williams Arena, but it beats getting ready for the opening day of baseball.
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#Opportunity

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I thought we had good practices and good preparation. To say that I think would denigrate what Minnesota did. I'm not going to do that.
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#Preparation

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It was a combination of our mistakes and their defense. We couldn't throw the ball inside. We threw it to them or out of bounds repeatedly and it really hurt us.
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#Defense

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There's no question it's a different approach. Any dreams we have of the NCAA Tournament are totally dependent on what we do in Greensboro. We're cognizant of that, and there's no question the approach is 180 degrees different.
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#Dreams

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It's totally different. We're teaching guys how to line up for the center jump. We're just trying to learn a little bit about our team. Hopefully, by Saturday morning we'll know a little bit more.
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#Teaching

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I think it's a role that's fluid, to be determined as practice ensues,
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#Practice