Dana Altman, Head Coach
On how senior day went:
"That was absolutely great. I felt good for Chris, he played with a lot of energy and focus. Dylan had a great game. I wish we could have gotten Charlie a bucket there at the end, but other than that it was a great game."
On how they got out to the big lead:
"At the beginning of the game, I really didn't like our defensive energy. We were a step late on everything and made some bad rotations that gave them some easy three's. I think we weren't very sharp there to start the game, but once we made that a focus we were able to turn things around."
On being undefeated at home the last two seasons:
"It's very special. To get up to play at home and not lose in two years is great. Also the year before we only lost two at home. They say basketball is a home court sport and we have done a great job of defending our home court."
Tad Boyle - Colorado Head Coach
On Oregon's performance:
"They got hot. We knew they were going to be ready to play against us as a result of what happened at Boulder a few weeks ago, and they were ready to play. You get a team like this that's legit on senior night and you let them get going ... we went toe-to-toe with them for about 15 minutes. Our offense went stagnant and theirs just kept rolling the whole 40 minutes; they're a really good team. Part of it had to do with Oregon, they were very good tonight. It wasn't one of our better defensive efforts by a long shot, but they had something to do with that."
On losing momentum after a strong first half:
"Your margin for error when you're playing a team like this in their building goes to almost zero. You cannot turn the ball over, which we did a couple times in that first half, and you cannot take quick threes without attacking the basket. We had three team fouls in the first half and over half our shots came from three. Offensively, we're not going to beat anybody doing that."
On any positive takeaways:
"No. Nothing positive other than that you learn from it. There is a reason this happened. Part of the reason is that Oregon was very, very good today and they are a terrific team. Part of it was Colorado did not rebound, and were inefficient offensively, and didn't guard as well as we are capable of guarding. That's why we lost the game, and there is nothing we can do about it now other than turn the page and get ready for Utah."
On the atmosphere:
"This was by far the best crowd I have seen since I've been in the league and in this building - it's not even close. So when they got it rocking and rolling like they did today, they're as tough as any place in the league, up there with Arizona and Utah."