Despite win, McConnell not happy with play

Arizona is advancing in the NCAA Tournament, but T.J. McConnell is not happy with his play. Read on to see why, his thoughts on winning, and more.

Arizona may have gotten the win to advance to the next round of the NCAA Tournament, but not all of its players were necessarily happy.

For instance, it was clear after the game that T.J. McConnell was disappointed in his play on Friday.

"It was just one of those days where I really couldn't find a rhythm on offense," McConnell said. "My team did a good job of picking me up."

Although McConnell gave plenty of credit to Weber State, he feels that the majority of his disappointing play should be put on his own shoulders.

"It was just hard for me to get comfortable and get in a rhythm," he said. "Weber State played well, but I did not and that is just my fault."

All week Arizona has heard about how a 16 seed has never beaten a one and that it would eventually happen.

While it may be stressful on some teams, McConnell says that it did not add any pressure to him or his teammates.

"We try not to pay attention to that," he said. "We paid attention to Weber State and we did a good job of that, but some stretches I was lackadaisical.

"We have just have to be ready on Sunday if we want to advance in the tournament and keep moving forward."

McConnell may not have been happy with his play, but he was still able to take some time and reflect on the fact that the Wildcats are moving on.

"There's a lot of teams that are not playing basketball right now, so to be moving on and playing on Sunday is exciting," he said.


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