"Well it’s the Marshall Henderson phenomenon. I’ve never seen a guy go 4 for 15 and be the lead question, but he is. As his coach the thing I’m happy about is that he only turned the ball over once, he had 3 assists, he shared the ball better, and he had 6 big rebounds. There was a moment when they were fighting back, it was a one possession game. We couldn’t get stops in the second half, as I looked at the stat sheet in the second half and they were shooting 58%. As I look at the final they shot 48%, so obviously we were able to get some stops at the down the stretch. When it was that one possession mode there were a couple loose balls and Aj was in there. He was fantastic, he had 8 rebounds, keeping the ball alive, getting it to Marshall. People think there’s no way he’s (Marshall) going to shoot that, but that’s what he does. He went and knocked down one and came back an hit another, and I think that’s what ultimately took the wind out of their sails."
On back-to-back road games:
"Well we just look at it one game at a time, but its good for us. It’s never easy on the road, and for us to win 2 of our first 3 shows that this team is maturing. Every game is close for us, and every game is hard, and I think our guys are starting to do a better job of that."
On the ability to put Vanderbilt away at the end:
"Our guys have been there. 12 of our 17 games coming into tonight were one possession games with 90 seconds to play. We know where want to go with the ball at the end. When you hold a Vanderbilt team to 52 points in this building, I think we did a pretty good job of executing the scouting report, staying attached to their shooters. 9 turnovers was huge for us. We don’t lose many when we stay in single digits, and we had 14 steals defensively."
On the scoring spread tonight:
"Jarvis was very consistent, I thought he made some hard plays, I thought Anthony Perez made some hard drives. I think we were probably 32-33 minutes into the game before we got to the foul line. We had to come to the realization that if we were going to win the game we were going to have to finish through contact."
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