Pat Summitt Quotes


20 Pat Summitt quotes:



"I'm really proud of what this team has accomplished this year. They have faced tremendous adversity and come through it. They have great character and have been a great group to coach."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"She made playing basketball fun due to her ability to connect with her players. Personally, I am going to miss her tremendously and I know the game is going to miss her."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Management wanted to go into a different direction."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"Obviously I'm very pleased with the intensity, the enthusiasm on the bench and everyone who got on the court. We played well together."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Enthusiasm Quotes
"We know it's going to be a pretty hostile environment, but our team has been exposed to that. All the players that have played here understand that we go on the road."
"We're facing a new opponent and trying to learn as much as we can about Army at this time and get ready for March Madness."
"The ladies had great energy today. The communication was key, and I could definitely see an improvement in their physical condition. They had an incredible off-season in the weight room."
"First was our lack of commitment to making stops on the defensive end. I think they (UT players) had another lesson handed to them on defense."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"There is no question that (Army is) very well-coached and Maggie has done a great job."
"She gives our basketball team a lot of energy. She helps us improve our early offense, our transition, with her ability to push tempo. From that standpoint, it was good. I thought she tried to do a little too much (Tuesday) night. I think she?s still trying to get back in the groove."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Basketball Quotes
"This team should not have lost back-to-back games. Kentucky was better tonight. This team has to understand that they just can't go out there and play. They have to execute a game plan and be mindful of one possession at a time on offense and defense."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Games Quotes
"I've talked to her about our team. (I talked to her) when I wasn't really happy with them and she's talked to me about her team and we probably figured we'd see each other in the end."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes
"She responded maybe even better than I had anticipated. I thought it was important for her to get some quality minutes and as things played out, I wanted to give her more. I had gone in thinking maybe 12 minutes, and she played 17 minutes."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Quality Quotes
"It's just a matter of everyone stepping up and taking responsibility and ownership on the offensive end. We executed very well."
"Parker has been handling the ball and bringing it up the floor, running some point as well. Ideally we'd like her closer to the basket, but it's not like she has to stay on the perimeter."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Running Quotes
"I don't know what we did wrong. You have to look at the strength of schedule. We're No. 1 and if I'm not mistaken Ohio State is No. 21. And their conference is No. 7. Those two things don't add up."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"I think for the most part in our program, we've had a lot of success just through how we've gone about recruiting and making decisions not to recruit kids on the front end that we didn't think would be a good fit. But obviously, we've had our mistakes, too."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Success Quotes
"You're going to have a huge audience in Thompson-Boling (Arena), plus national television coverage. It's a big game, and yet a lot of people say, 'Is the rivalry still what it used to be?' I don't think it's going to be any different. Both teams are going to be excited to play."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Television Quotes
"Our philosophy has always been you better pack your defense and your board work on the road. Because those ugly nights and those poor shooting nights you just have to grind games out. Today, we just had to grind it out."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Philosophy Quotes
"They are very familiar with our program and our philosophy, ... but when you have been in the game as long as I have and been on television as much as we have, I think everyone knows pretty much every move we make."
Author: Summitt Quotes Category: Philosophy Quotes



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