South Carolina-The Citadel Post-Game Quotes
Nov. 12, 2007
Coach and Player Quotes
"It was hard to find a lot of fault with our team tonight. As a coach, you want to look at it and say we didn't this well, we didn't do that well. There are some things that could be improved upon, but at the end of the night, you've got to say our team played very well."
"[We] were very unselfish, shot the ball well, our best rebounding performance in a long, long time. We did not turn the ball over. We had two in the first half, and eight for the game, with two or three of those coming late. We handled the ball well, and defensively, we did enough to keep The Citadel off balance and out of it."
"I thought Zam Fredrick grew a lot tonight as a basketball player. He was very unselfish. He gave us some good time at point [guard]. That was important. We're going to need that since Devan [
"Dominique Archie didn't play his best against
"Mike Holmes did not start because of a bruised heel because of a bruised heel. He did not practice on Saturday or Sunday."
"Sam Muldrow did an incredible job starting and got better throughout the game."
"We had a good performance tonight. Still, you look at the Citadel and say, they're a young team, probably the youngest Division 1 team in the country. They're a team that is going to have some nights like they had tonight, but there are also going to be some nights where they frustrate people. They're good, and they are well coached."
The Citadel head coach Ed Conroy
"All of our guys made some rookie mistakes and boy
"In the second half, our discipline just broke down. Too many of our guys tried to make hero plays."
"Everybody just tried to do things one on one, we saw some quick shots and out of rhythm shots. They played hard but they got to learn to have to play together all the time."
(On reaching 100 points)
"It was a good thing. We stuck to our strengths. We did what we could. We're shooting good as a team."
(On playing Southern
"They're a good team. We're not going to focus on one player. We just need to play hard, be good, and play our game. It'll be good to play a tough opponent to get some respect for our team."
"I feel good about tonight's game. We played hard and unselfish basketball. We were better on the glass.
"It doesn't mean anything to me. We're happy, but it has no significance. We were efficient and unselfish."
"It was a great feeling. We pushed the ball well and rebounded extremely well. We just wanted to come out and keep the pressure on."
"This is the most fun I've had since AAU. We've been practicing hard since day 1."
"We know nothing about them. We're not worried about them until Thursday. I saw O.J. (Mayo) play in AAU, but that's about it."
"It felt really good. We were really balanced. We did everything Coach asked. It showed on the scoreboard."
"It feels good that there's strength in this team."
"We know we have to keep it going. We wanted to run, push it, and score points. We did that tonight."