Xavier University Musketeers vs. #23/24 University of Richmond Spiders Game Quotes

Feb. 28, 2010

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Xavier University Musketeers vs. #23/24 University of Richmond Spiders

Sunday, February 28, 2010, Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


Game Quotes

Xavier Players


Jason Love


“It ranks up there as one the top wins since I’ve been here. A great game. It’s a good win for this team. We control our own destiny in the Atlantic 10 with two games to go. Winning this game put it in our hands.”


“We’ve been doing a real good job attacking the glass the last couple of games.”


About the atmosphere at Cintas Center

“It was as hostile as it gets with everybody wearing blue. The fans did a really good job.


About tying B.J. Raymond’s mark for most wins by an XU player

“It’s definitely a great tribute with so many great players who have come through here.”


Jordan Crawford


“It’s no upset. I think we’re a very good team. We were 13-0 at home coming into the game.”


Terrell Holloway


“When the lights go on, I get going. I just let the game come to me and I made some shots.


Richmond Head Coach Chris Mooney


“I’d like to congratulate Xavier on a great game. I tip my hat to Xavier. Great atmosphere, tremendous game. That was something special to be a part of. I can’t see us being too down about this game.”


“Xavier traditionally has been such a big and physical team, but [Jordan] Crawford has become a focal point of their offense.”


On Xavier’s defense against Kevin Anderson

“This year they were ready and defended him well.”


Xavier Head Coach Chris Mack


“I want to thank our fans for doing what I asked, to be raucous, to be supportive, and to be loud. Richmond is a terrific team. Either team could have won that game. It’s a lot easier to win at home. I think Richmond has really grown up.”


“I’m really proud of Terrell Holloway. He always has a lot of confidence in his ability.”


“Our kids were really locked in those last three seconds. Our kids have been hardened by some of their experiences early in the season.”


“I give a lot of credit to Jamel [McLean]. I also give a lot of credit to coach Pat Kelsey. He gets rebounds nobody else on our team can get.”


On Jordan Crawford

“Number one, I think they tired him out on defense. With the Princeton offense, those guys were back-cutting. But I couldn’t afford to take him out because he’s our best playmaker. But defensively, he never melted.”