Insell Postgame Quotes

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Feb. 28, 2014

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Ole Miss Head Coach Matt Insell

Opening Comment...
“Tonight we gave ourselves a chance to win. I told the team right before the season started, that we’re not going to be judged on our record. I’m judging you on being competitive and giving yourselves a chance to win. These are games that we were getting beat in pretty bad last year, especially this late in the season, and now were putting ourselves in positions to win. Right now, I’m proud of this team. They believe and I believe too that with the right draw in the SEC Tournament, we can make a run. We’re going to be the No. 14 seed, but I can guarantee there aren’t a lot of No. 11 seeds that are looking forward to playing us.”

 On matching up with Missouri …
"They are a tough matchup because they are different. There is no other team in our league like Missouri. I have been in the league six years, five at Kentucky and this year here at Ole Miss and they just have a really different team. Most teams have power and athletes and Missouri is not as athletic, but they are unbelievable shooters. They put five kids on the floor that can shoot the three-point at any time. So then you have to come out and guard and you have to play a little bit different. We played some zone tonight, which most people don’t and we did ok with it, but they are a really tough match up for anybody.”

On Morgan Eye…
“What can you do with her? You just have to be there. We were there a couple times and were contesting. What Missouri does well is that they screen really well and that’s tough … Their motion offense is tough and then you have Morgan running around out there. You have to chase her. She is a weapon.”

 

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