March 17, 2007
By ODU Athletics

March 17, 2007

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NCAA Women's Basketball Post-Game Press Conference Quotes Stanford University, March 17, 2007

Old Dominion Lady Monarchs

Head Coach Wendy Larry:

Opening Statement:
More often than not, when you out-rebound a team and take more shots than a team, sometimes you get that "w". In our situation today, the ball wasn't friendly to us and going into the basket at times when you really need to get a break for yourselves. We had some crucial turnovers at critical times and that's somewhat about us. Obviously, it was a disappointing loss."

On Florida State's shooting:
"I think we knew that certainly, they had good shooters. We were a step slow in our zone, finding them and pointing them out. Give credit where credit is due. I thought they shot the ball exceptionally well and it wasn't just their three-point shooters. Miller shot the ball in the mid-range as well as we've seen her on game tape. So there were probably some easy touches for her, but we were more concerned with her power game than we were with her mid-range. Obviously, an adjustment that we needed to think about."

On whether or not there was a mental breakdown by the team as the game progressed:
"Two possessions, we turned the ball over unforced. (Turnovers) can make or break you. In a game like this, against a very good basketball game, you've got to take care of the ball. It was really critical that our seniors step up. In a game like this, it's very important that they show us the way."

On Tamara Ransburg's eye:
"I believe that the initial indication is that she has a little scratch on it. Hopefully nothing serious that wouldn't be able to get fixed through rehab."

TJ Jordan:

On why she was having three-point shooting trouble:
"Well, I don't think it was anything that they did. I mean, they rushed at me a couple of times, but I took my time, but they just didn't fall."

Sherida Triggs:

On what was going on in her mind when she walked off the court in her final collegiate game:
"For me, it was my last collegiate game and me and Tish, we played hard. We gave our everything."

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