Nov. 28, 2012
Head Coach Larry Krystkowiak
Overall feel of the game
I think we were living and dying with the three-pointer early and half of our field goal attempts were from beyond the arc in the first half. I don’t think our bigs were very disciplined or poised tonight. They tried to finesse it on trips and that cost us.
What needs to be done in terms of improvement
I thought our post feeds were good and everything is right there in front of us. We game planned well for what we thought they [SMU] were going to do. I thought our players knew what was going to happen and most times there was just one player out of position on a possession. We’re getting things figured out and we know it’s a learning process.
On what he liked and disliked about the performance
I thought we were pretty good defensively and we put forth a really nice effort. We switched to zone and that seemed to give them trouble because there were possessions where they stood around. However, you can’t defend against turnovers and I think we are still in a rush offensively. We have to be tougher, physically and mentally
Guard Jarrod DuBois
On how he was able to make plays offensively
I just let the shots come to me tonight. I tried to not rush my shot and just step in to my attempts.
On areas in which he can improve
I think I have to do a better job rotating defensively, being there to take a charge. I know my teammates won’t back down when we are behind so I have to a better leader and try to hold things together.
What the team needs to do to improve
Like I said, I think we really showed a lot of fight getting within one in the second half after being down double figures. We have to just do a better job of controlling tempo. We all need to look in the mirror and see what we can adjust before we go out there on Friday.