Gary Browne discussed the quick turnaround between the Friday and Sunday NCAA games, and echoed the thought that it could work to the advantage of the Mountaineers, as it will offer little prep time for the Terps. However, that's a two-way street, as West Virginia must cram in a lot of prep work in a short amount of time for an unfamiliar foe as well. Browne also admitted to a bit of trepidation when he tweaked his ankle late in the Buffalo game, as it brought quick thoughts of missing more playing time. However, as is his usual outlook, the Puerto Rico native shook off any doubts, noting that as a senior he knows every play could be his last.
Juwan Staten said that he felt better than expected after missing West Virginia's past four games with an injury, and noted that his conditioning held up, even down the stretch. He noted that the feeling of winning an NCAA game, when just getting there was his goal at the end of his career, was a feeling that was difficult to explain.