22 Total Quotes

Tom Pecora Quotes

We can't play soft basketball. We have to be little pit bulls and go after people.
Tom Pecora
#Basketball

I'm not worried, I'm upset. We've got a lot to get better at. I told them after the game, I'm not happy.
Tom Pecora
#Game

It's hard to say coming in how it's going to progress, but we're excited about Greg. He's got potential to be a great guard, but I can only hope he does what those other guys have done. Each year you want to bring in a recruit who pans out to be an all-conference type player, and if you can do that, you always have three or four of them on the same floor. If it's not Greg, I hope it's one of the other freshmen.
Tom Pecora
#Potential

That was as wild a game as I've ever been involved in.
Tom Pecora
#Game

The reality is, if you don't go into the conference tournament with a bye, you're in for a long weekend.
Tom Pecora
#Reality

It should be a great game. This is what it's all about. This is why these kids came to Hofstra - to play in games like this.
Tom Pecora
#Kids

As a coach you are always telling them how great they can be and sometimes they don't see the greatness. It was cool to make some history, beat a ranked team, and have a crowd here like this. It was really fun.
Tom Pecora
#Greatness

We're getting there. We still haven't had a night where everyone is playing their total A-game. But that's OK. I'm hoping that happens next weekend.
Tom Pecora
#Night

You can't let a little incident like that mar a college basketball game.
Tom Pecora
#Basketball

I guess that's how teams that win 22 games do it. You just find a way to gut it out and win.
Tom Pecora
#Games

They deserve to be in the NCAA tournament. Like I said last night, I think we belong, too.
Tom Pecora
#Night

I just know how hard our kids worked.
Tom Pecora
#Kids

We decided on Monday to put the NCAA stuff to rest. But obviously, it was still in the back of our minds. We had a little edge to us tonight.
Tom Pecora
#Rest

I kept saying that this has to be our Senior Night on the road because after this, we're playing home the rest of the way. I'm thrilled that they will have an opportunity to play again.
Tom Pecora
#Home

We can't take the golf clubs out yet.
Tom Pecora
#Golf

I thought we had the game won. The foul on the 3-point jumper, I don't know man. It didn't look like it was much.
Tom Pecora
#Man

There is no one guy where we say that if we lock him up we'll win the game.
Tom Pecora
#Game

I don't get caught up in that. I just know it's hard to be a good basketball team, whether it's the first or third time you play them.
Tom Pecora
#Basketball

I've never seen him do that. That's when I said I guess this isn't our night.
Tom Pecora
#Night

Four years ago there were a lot of people who thought we were never going to get it going here again. Now the burden falls on next year's group.
Tom Pecora
#People

Staggering. You win that many games in CYO and it is a lot. To do it where he's done it speaks volumes.
Tom Pecora
#Games

I wish I had an answer, but the truth is I don't. I don't know what to tell my team. It's great that the CAA (Colonial Athletic Association) got two bids. But I don't know what more we could have done to prove we were worthy of that second bid.
Tom Pecora
#Truth