Louis Orr Quotes

Louis McLaughlin Orr (born May 7, 1958) is an American men's college basketball coach. Orr was most recently the basketball head coach at Bowling Green State University. Orr was the head coach at Seton Hall University from April 4, 2001 until his firing on March 24, 2006. He was formerly an assistant at Xavier University, Providence College and his alma mater Syracuse University, before getting his first head coaching job at Siena College.

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Louis Orr


“I like to take my hat off to Kelly Whitney. He shared he ball, passed out (of the post) all game long. When you've got a guy like Kelly who's going to get so much attention, when he shares the ball like he did tonight, it shows he just wants to win.”

Louis Orr


“What can I say? Our guys rose to the occasion. They stepped to the task.”

Louis Orr


“They knew that the team that went out there against Duke wasn't nearly what we are capable of doing. It was just about us bouncing back and getting better the next game.”

Louis Orr


“This is one of those games you just want to forget about.”

Louis Orr


“We persevered. Our guys again showed a lot courage and a lot of pride. Our guys weren't going to be denied.”

Louis Orr


“Our guys played hard and with a lot of courage, courage to make some big shots, and the shots were so timely. We just kept competing. We played through mistakes.”

Louis Orr


“I told them it doesn't take away from the good we've done. We've got to have short memories and move on.”

Louis Orr


“That's why they went zone, to keep the ball away from Kelly. They were very conscious of Kelly, as all teams are. We want to get him shots, but it's important not just to get shots but to make plays if he's double-teamed.”

Louis Orr


“They got off to a great start. They made shots early and it seemed like they kept making them throughout the game. They got us on our heels early, and we didn't get stops. From that point, it was an uphill battle.”

Louis Orr


“Maybe we put too much pressure on ourselves. And I think that's something we have to grow from because I don't think we played as confidently as we had.”

Louis Orr


“He's got size, and he's got a quick release. They do a nice job moving him around, and everybody screens for him. We worked hard against him. We had a hand in his face, and he made some shots.”

Louis Orr


“He's been a rock to the program. He's like a son to me.”

Louis Orr


“I feel confident in what we've done. I'm going there with the anticipation of hearing our name being called. I'm a guy that does a lot of praying anyway, so I will continue to pray.”

Louis Orr


“I guess I looked like a minister in church, running up and down the aisle. Just hearing your name is a huge adrenalin rush.”

Louis Orr


“I think Marquis is a tough defender. He takes pride in it. He works at it. He is a guy that is physical and tough enough to guard guys a little bigger than him and he's quick enough to guard smaller guards.”

Louis Orr