Year Related Quotes



“He is still day-to-day. We're really taking it slow with him. He's a fifth-year senior. We're treating him like a veteran. He knows what he can do and what he can't do. He's going to play (in the season opener Sept. 4).”

Chris Scelfo


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“That's what we're going to focus on next year, is promoting the sport in the middle-school level. That's all fine, but that's a year off. We're just trying to keep the program together until we can get something going. We'd like to be competitive. We don't want to be just throwing bodies out there.”

Dave O'neal


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“I noticed when Marcus came back last year, he was hungry about everything. He was hungry about finishing everything first, about doing everything right. I took that mindset this spring, and I'm trying to do that each and every day.”

Cory Holt


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“You know, it was going to happen sooner or later. We understand that. Whether it's another year, another two years, whatever, we know it's going to happen. We know nobody can play forever. But for now, the thing I'm happy about the most is that he's down here and he's getting the opportunity to play. And he's such a professional, if he can't play, he'll let you know it.”

Craig Biggio


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“We had a lot of positives this year, but this is no longer acceptable.”

Steve Sullivan


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“We thought in the first year we were going to be able to get everybody off the streets.”

Whoopi Goldberg


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“We haven't brought three to state since 2002. That was the year we got our first state champion in B.J. Mitchell, and we finished ninth at state. It's nice to get back to taking more than one or two (to state). We're really happy with three guys. We're proud of them all.”

Dave Sanchez


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“We've struggled offensively this year. It's been a season-long struggle. We've been playing just well enough to pull through.”

Chris Smith


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“We don't consider one year at $1.5 million to be very serious. We should probably convene a conference call with all of the decision-makers in the next 48 to 72 hours because Peter would like to move this process forward.”

Rich Winter


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“We wanted to make a statement. A seven-year contract makes a very strong statement that we believe in him, and it makes a strong statement that we're convinced that he's going to take our basketball program to the level of national leadership that we expect.”

Adam Herbert


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