Xavier vs. Bowling Green Game Quotes Nov. 17, 2009
Nov. 17, 2009
Xavier University Musketeers vs. Bowling Green State University Falcons
Tuesday, November 17, 2009, Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
On playing against Otis Polk
"He's as big as they come. The coaches stressed keeping him off the glass."
"I thought they [Bowling Green] came really strong the first couple of minutes. But once we started to push the pace we started to take off. We have so many weapons that [the offense] will take care of itself. It reminds me of my sophomore year when we scored a hundred points a couple of games."
"I've been practicing with him a couple of years. He does incredible stuff."
"The point guards are doing a great job finding me, Terrell [Holloway} and `Cheeks' [Mark Lyons]. We did a lot of work on our zone offense the last couple of days."
Bowling Green Head Coach Louis Orr
"I have to give them [Xavier] credit. Offensively they played very well. We weren't good, especially on the defensive end. They were ready to play."
"A team like this [Xavier] has such a rich tradition and plays for high stakes. If they've got their foot on your neck, they are going to keep it there."
"I knew they [Xavier] would push it. I knew they would pound the boards. I knew they had athletes on the perimeter."
Xavier Head Coach Chris Mack
"I want to challenge Jordan [Crawford] to be as good on the defensive end as he is on the offensive end. If he can do it, the sky is the limit. He made quite an improvement from game one to game two."
"What we try to do as coaches is make sure we have fresh big guys in the game to keep up the pace. We're going to see how Andrew Taylor and Jeff Robinson develop, and if they do, we won't go to that four-guard lineup so much."
"I thought Jason [Love] did a great job. I've said it a million times; he's the consummate professional. I was really happy for him tonight."