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Stew Morrill Quotes

I'm proud of our team in terms of how hard we played. We never gave up on the game. We were aggressive on the boards, but we just couldn't handle the pressure.
Stew Morrill
#Game

We felt like he was going to bounce out of his slump. He bounced out of it in a huge way. For Jaycee, it's very important that he gets clean looks. It gets his confidence going. Hopefully we can get him some looks again.
Stew Morrill
#Bounce

When you shoot 61 percent from the field and 58 percent from three, you should win.
Stew Morrill
#Field

We normally turn the ball over 12 times a game. But Washington causes turnovers and they forced their will on us.
Stew Morrill
#Causes

Better players. Bigger, stronger, quicker. Night in and night out, that's what we're seeing.
Stew Morrill
#Night

He (Carroll) got a good luck. Nate got a great rebound and Cass got a tip. We had several opportunities.
Stew Morrill
#Luck

That was a hell of a basketball game, for sure. Our team did everything tonight that I asked of them to give ourselves a chance to win.
Stew Morrill
#Basketball

They have a lot of weapons, a lot of good players. ... They are big and athletic, which is why they are nationally ranked.
Stew Morrill
#Weapons

It is so emotional when you have been through a season and all the things our kids have tried to do to compete in a new conference. There were a lot of tears of joy in my basement. We are excited and anxious. We know we have an unbelievable opponent (Washington). We will know more about them when we dive into preparation. Right now we are just kind of soaking it all in.
Stew Morrill
#Kids

It's definitely a step up in night-in and night-out competition. Hopefully that's prepared us for this type of challenge.
Stew Morrill
#Competition

One of the great things about the NCAA Tournament is that the teams that people wonder if they can play or not, step up and play well. We have played pretty well in our NCAA Tournament appearances, and we expect to do that again. I will make sure our kids know that. We don't want to just show up. We want to compete.
Stew Morrill
#People

I didn't sleep on it, I laid and stared at the ceiling, especially after that game. I was a little negative because of a couple of years ago.
Stew Morrill
#Sleep

Lets get everybody to San Diego, let's go. It's spring break, load them up. It's close enough that people can get there.
Stew Morrill
#People

We couldn't handle their pressure quite simply. When you look at this basketball game us turning it over once we got it down to seven two times in a row was the story of the game.
Stew Morrill
#Basketball

Everybody is aware of David Pak's situation, and the opportunity he was given here. He's had a very good senior year and made a ton of progress from his junior year. ... A lot of people view David's story in different ways. I view it as nothing but a positive success story.
Stew Morrill
#Opportunity

This group of kids did all they could to try and be successful. They were great.
Stew Morrill
#Kids

That was not a game for the meek. That was a game for men. That was a physical, tough, hard-nosed game. It wasn't pretty, it was just a flat out battle.
Stew Morrill
#Men

This is as good as he (Spicer) has looked, overall; we've known all along he could score. He is trying harder to defend. ... He had a good tournament, which is definitely encouraging.
Stew Morrill
#Trying

This is a good, solid field. This has been great for us to have this right after Christmas. ... But we can't just show up. We better get ready to go.
Stew Morrill
#Christmas

It was good to get a few days off after the number of games we had. Now it's back to reality.
Stew Morrill
#Games

That was a real nice win; it was a nice way to go into the holidays.
Stew Morrill
#Holidays

We made some progress the last two nights. It's good to win the tournament, and it was good to get a lot of guys time.
Stew Morrill
#Progress

Our defense was encouraging tonight, and we were able to show forth more of a physical presence in the middle, and we were active on the boards. ... I thought we set the tone real well tonight, and we made some shots, which never hurts.
Stew Morrill
#Defense

It was nice to see that we had a lot of people stay up. Our crowd was unbelievable. We've always enjoyed being on TV. Our fans enjoy it, our players enjoy it and they should.
Stew Morrill
#People

I thought we showed a lot of grit and a lot of character. Obviously, we were really tickled after that basketball game. But we still have some challenges ahead.
Stew Morrill
#Character

Our overall emphasis continues to be rebounding the ball and getting better on defense. ... Little Rock is very athletic and is good on the boards.
Stew Morrill
#Defense

I didn't think we started the game with a lot of oomph. Once we got going, we did what we needed to do and didn't play too bad.
Stew Morrill
#Game

If you look at their record rather than how they're playing, you're making a mistake.
Stew Morrill
#Mistake

We're doing the best we can. We're consistently trying to get better. Without having some athleticism, it's important that we are disciplined and sound fundamentally.
Stew Morrill
#Trying

Their heart was in their throat just like mine. But at least they get a nice drive home and so do we. It's a lot easier to do a four-and-a-half hour bus ride after a win.
Stew Morrill
#Heart