Billy Donovan Quotes


141 Billy Donovan quotes:



"With the age limit, I think you're going to continually make college basketball very young. Some kids handle it better than others. ... It makes it very challenging, very, very, very difficult."
"Everybody was worried about the adversity he was going to face if he didn't make shots. We didn't know the adversity was riding a bike."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Our team battled through the adversity of the game. They battled through not shooting the ball, and we found a way, defensively, to win the game."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"I think our guys are a little further along mentally than a lot of guys their age."
"I don't know if I would necessarily say we're just tougher. But we have the ability to play more physical and tougher than maybe we did a year ago."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"This game was all about the 3-point line and our ability to guard it. They made very, very timely 3-point shots. ... The great equalizer in college basketball is the 3-point line. It's the No. 1 stat I look at."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"There's no question Corey has the ability to make game-changing plays with his length, his quickness, and speed. But more than anything else, he gives us an experienced player who gives us a little depth and maybe some size across our frontline to help us rebound a little better."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"He has the ability to take difficult shots one, to get them off and two, to be able to make them at a high percentage. He has a special gift and there is nothing you can do about it."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I don't think that we have played against anyone with his size and athletic ability. He is very impressive because he is so skilled. He is a good passer which is impressive for a guy who is 7-foot-2. He runs, he catches and he alters shots. You just don't see a lot of players in college basketball like him. This will be a unique game for us to play against a guy like him."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"There's no question Corey has the ability to make game-changing plays with his length, his quickness, and speed. But more than anything else he gives us an experienced player who gives us a little depth and maybe some size across our frontline to help us rebound a little better."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Their ability not to embrace success."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"They can play with anybody in the United States of America, and they've proven that."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: America Quotes
"That's generally a recipe for disaster, but because we defended the 3-point line that gave us an opportunity."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"We want to create a level of expectation that [future teams] want to uphold. It has to start somewhere."
"I didn't know if we had enough experience."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Experience Quotes
"I respect and appreciate him for coming across the country and playing at Florida. I think Ryan being away from his family and not playing as much was tough on him, and he saw that (since graduated guard) Anthony Roberson was coming back."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"I still don't necessarily believe we (are) the best team in the country. When you're playing in an event that's a one-and-done deal, anything can happen. I've been on the side of it where it ends in a heart-breaking manner. And now I've been on the side where it's obviously just an incredible feeling."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"On TV, it looks great ... but it's really a scary environment on the floor. The other thing it does is it takes away from what a great win Florida State had. They shouldn't (have to) be addressing their lack of security or whatever. ... They should be talking about how great their kids played and what a great win it was for their program."
"I've never gotten into any of that stuff. If we win basketball games, our seed will continue to improve. If we don't win basketball games, our seed will not improve."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"We have entered a stage right now in college basketball where 15 years ago, it would have been maybe totally no way George Mason could go to the Final Four. It just goes to show how many good coaches there are out there, how many good players there are out there. On any given night, anybody can beat anybody."
Author: Donovan Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes



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