"It's pick your poison. They have so many good players, it's hard to keep
them all down. We had a stretch there in the first half where we got a
little too excited because of how well we were playing. We started taking
some quick shots, and that allowed them to come back in the game. We
didn't make free throws. I thought we competed hard. We did a good job
causing turnovers for them and getting them out of rhythm. I thought we
rebounded well and got to the free throw line, which is hard to do."
On the play of Milton Jennings:
"He played pretty well tonight. He did what he was supposed to do. He's a
junior in the program. He's a guy that has some ability. If we can get he
and Devin to play like that on a regular basis, we're a formidable
opponent. When they don't, we're very, very average."
On whether there are moral victories to take away from the loss:
"We're here to win games. I understand that Duke's a terrific team. They
are obviously well-coached and all of that, but we had opportunities to
win the game. We're not having a great year at all, so everybody can say
we had a good effort or that it was a good try. You can't let that fool
you. We played better and did some good things. There were some positives
that can be taken from this. But at the end of the day, on your home
court, you have to try to find a way to win that game, especially when you
get off to a good start. We didn't get it done."
On the team's lack of a go-to scorer:
"We're just hurt a little bit because we don't have that one guy that
gives our whole team confidence on offense. We need that guy that when
he's got it, we feel good that he's going to make a shot, get in the paint
and get fouled, draw help and get another guy an easy look. That's what's
hurting this team. I think that hurts a lot of teams."
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