30 Total Quotes

Tubby Smith Quotes

Tubby Smith
I have to be who am I and I am going to do what is best for Kentucky basketball.
Tubby Smith
#Basketball

Tubby Smith
It will go down in history as a great college basketball game. It hurts right now, but some of our guys will appreciate it later on.
Tubby Smith
#Basketball

Tubby Smith
Usually you don't play because somebody else is doing better and giving more energy. I don't look to see who is not playing. I don't care. I am playing to win the game.
Tubby Smith
#Energy

Tubby Smith
I think you gotta play your style. We got up and down the court pretty good the other night. But you gotta continue to defend at the other end. That's the biggest concern I have.
Tubby Smith
#Night

Tubby Smith
If he takes care of business academically. I have not had a chance to evaluate that yet. So far, so good. So he should be able to play.
Tubby Smith
#Business

Tubby Smith
Personnel-wise I thought we were pretty solid in some areas, but I think we have some people who will be able to help us that we've been able to sign. Those who want to be part of something special then they will have to make a special effort to change and to improve. And we will.
Tubby Smith
#People

Tubby Smith
In the first few minutes of the second half, we really got rattled. We made some bad decisions during that stretch. When you're playing a talented team like Florida, in a hostile arena, you have you have to play with a lot more poise.
Tubby Smith
#Decisions

Tubby Smith
We knew they'd be here in full force. They really gave us a big lift. Their faith and belief that they have in us is remarkable.
Tubby Smith
#Belief

Tubby Smith
It's great for college basketball, for the league. He brings such a spirit and enthusiasm to the court.
Tubby Smith
#Basketball

Tubby Smith
Randolph Morris's foul trouble hurt us and it hurt him. We have to get him to be more conscious of playing without fouling.
Tubby Smith
#Hurt

Tubby Smith
I was very impressed with the toughness of Eastern. That was our biggest challenge, overcoming their toughness.
Tubby Smith
#Toughness

Tubby Smith
I told him he might want to try the outside shot because he has missed so many close to the basket this year. Bobby stepped up when there was really no one challenging him. He has been struggling with his shooting, but not in this game.
Tubby Smith
#Game

Tubby Smith
He's got a physical build, he's strong. He's got a good touch, going 9-for-11 in the game.
Tubby Smith
#Game

Tubby Smith
Shooting is all about confidence.
Tubby Smith
#Confidence

Tubby Smith
(With) that flurry of threes at the beginning of the second half, we almost shot ourselves out of the game, but he was the only one to make one.
Tubby Smith
#Game #Second Half

Tubby Smith
We've shot the ball well for two games now. We're putting people in the right spot and getting good shots. Shooting will build confidence and builds energy on both sides of the court.
Tubby Smith
#Confidence

Tubby Smith
We did a lot of good things. I thought we were very active. But the best thing is we are playing smarter and harder for longer periods of time. We can get better. But you can at least see signs that we are getting there.
Tubby Smith
#Signs

Tubby Smith
We're just not getting that consistency in a single guy that you can just count on. But it's getting there. It's getting there.
Tubby Smith
#Consistency

Tubby Smith
That's been our profile all year long. I just don't get it. We just seem to play with not as much intensity and maturity to start the game.
Tubby Smith
#Maturity #Game #Intensity

Tubby Smith
It was a complete change of halves. We settled down and took care of the basketball.
Tubby Smith
#Basketball

Tubby Smith
It's become our m.o.. We seem not to play with much intensity in the first half.
Tubby Smith
#Intensity

Tubby Smith
This is as close as we've been to playing a complete game in a long time, all year long. So hopefully we're starting to gel and come together at a critical time.
Tubby Smith
#Long Time

Tubby Smith
If he gets any angle at all, he can get all the way to the basket or find someone open on the perimeter, which he did pretty regularly.
Tubby Smith
#Perimeter

Tubby Smith
It's a game we have to have.
Tubby Smith
#Game

Tubby Smith
We were a little bit intimidated. That put us on the defensive and we lost our poise.
Tubby Smith
#Poise

Tubby Smith
Obviously this was another lost opportunity for us to really make up some ground in the league. Tennessee made their shots and made plays down the stretch, and we didn't. We couldn't get our shots to drop. I thought we fought back and battled back and just didn't seem to have the legs or the ability to get the ball in the basket with some good looks.
Tubby Smith
#Legs #Tennessee