Bulldogs And Cavaliers Ready To Battle
March 16, 2001
MEMPHIS - Quotes from Gonzaga and Virginia from Pre-Tournament Press Conference:
Head Coach Mark Few, Gonzaga University - Opening Statement
What is the importance of Dan Dickau?
Do you feel like there is the potential for another Cindarella story or do you even think that there are Cindarellas in the tournament anymore?"
Dan Dickau, Guard, JR, Gonzaga University - Opening Statement
Gonzaga has won 18 of their last 19 games while Virginia has dropped their last two. Are they tipe for picking off?
Casey Calvary, Forward, SR, Gonzaga University
Does media recognition put more pressure on your team in this year's tournament?"
Pete Gillen, Head Coach, University of Virginia - Opening Statement
Do you consider Gonzaga a mid-major team?"
Has your past NCAA tournament experience helped prepare your team for the tournament?"
Who will you put on (Gonzaga center) Casey Calvary?"
How do you feel about playing Friday-Sunday?
With your struggles on the road, how do you prepare your team to play on a neutral court?
Donald Hand, Guard, Virginia
(Talk about the Gonzaga press) "We know that we have to come out and play our game. We like to run-and-gun and we feel that is to our advantage."
(On people saying that you are an underdog) "We haven't been to the tournament in a while. We are excited to be back in it. Some people expect us to lose, but we know we can do well here."
Roger Mason, Guard, Virginia
(On Virginia's road struggles this season) "We played in some hard places in the ACC. We have great fans at home and our crowd gives us a great boost. I don't see playing in the NCAA Tournament being a problem for our team."
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