Jim Calhoun Quotes

83 Jim Calhoun quotes:

"The ability to take somebody off the bounce is incredibly important. It's really tough to defend a guy who can go by you."
"It's a tremendous sense of accomplishment and an amazing feeling to win. This field was one of the best ever and there isn't anyone here who didn't get their money's worth."
"We've been to nine of 12 [Sweet 16s] and that's a good achievement, but nine straight is incredible. Mike has had terrific players."
"The sky's the limit with his ability and his vision of the game. I watch some of those NBA games and I happened to be watching Boston down the stretch, and I said, 'You throw him in that uniform and all of a sudden they'll be a different basketball team.' I believe that much in him."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Jack is probably one of the best point guards in America. He did an incredible job on him."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I still think we can beat anybody in America and get to Indianapolis. And I still think we can lose to anybody along the way. But we got into a situation where we had to make plays, and we made plays."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I still think we can beat anybody in America and get to Indianapolis."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We have weaknesses; we know that. So we have to become an execution team, particularly on a team that comes up and ball-pressures us, a team that says 'beat me off the dribble.' And you can, but they're daring you and trying to take you out of your offense."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Execution Quotes
"As a friend and as a colleague, it's only fitting that we go in together. ... The way he's maintained excellence through all those years, Jim's had an incredible run."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"He plays a great game with great enthusiasm. What a wonderful thing."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Enthusiasm Quotes
"The thing that scares me always the most and the thing I caution our players on is that next week, you go home. You go home for the Big East tournament. And then next time you go home, we pack up the uniforms. And this team is good enough to get to Indianapolis. Will it get to Indianapolis? I have no idea. ... Maybe the first round of the tournament some team gets up, plays us tough and we don't execute."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Caution Quotes
"He was a Hall of Fame coach in his own right at UMass, ... But playing in the Yankee Conference, he was never going to get the recognition."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"We are delighted with the reaction that the Muppets are getting from some of the top fashion boutiques around the world, and we are proud to be able to team up with today's stars to do something special for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Fashion Quotes
"I just believe 100 percent in Marcus Williams and he's reinforced that belief every step of the way."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"Whether it was 50 bucks being sent to me at school, traveling through a snowstorm to see me play, coming to a football game in high school, all those things gave me a sense of love and belief and those things inspired confidence."
"They shot 6-of-7 from 3 in the second half. That's decent shooting, I believe."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Believe Quotes
"We are incredibly happy to be here today. We survived an incredible basketball game. Washington gave us everything we could ever imagine to handle. But we were able to withstand it and advance. And that is what you want to do in the NCAA Tournament."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"They gave us a tremendous shot. We withstood it and stood up to it. I couldn't prouder of my basketball team."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"They are a tough, tough basketball team. They made our life awfully, awfully miserable. We thought the game was going to be as easy as it was early."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"This is where our basketball culture stands. Whether I agree with kids leaving after two or three years really is of no consequence."
Author: Calhoun Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes

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