Scott Drew

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Scott Drew said : “Dale is someone who we targeted because he’s a high character young man with a tremendous work ethic,” “He has seen the success we’ve had developing guards, and he wants to continue that tradition. We believe he’s a perfect fit for our program and we’re excited to welcome him into the Baylor Family” External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The one thing you missed out on this year was the fans and the interaction, and it’s great to be able to feel the energy,” “The turnout today at the parade, I know our players really enjoyed it, and I know our families really enjoyed it, and we can’t thank the fans of Central Texas enough” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s one of the things that excites me the most is seeing them recognized and honored for all their hard work in laying the foundation,” “They deserve it and we wouldn’t be where we’re at without them” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The one thing you missed out on this year was the fans and the interaction, and it’s great to be able to feel the energy,” “The turnout today at the parade, I know our players really enjoyed it, and I know our families really enjoyed it, and we can’t thank the fans of Central Texas enough” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Coaching is like being a parent, and Christmastime you see the kids opening up presents. You see them excited, you're excited," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaching is like being a parent, and Christmastime you see the kids opening up presents. You see them excited, you’re excited,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Our joy is Jesus, others, yourself. It’s so tough to put other people in front of you. And teams that do that are obviously more successful,” “Our guys, their love for each other … they deserve all that they’re getting” External link

therepublic Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaching is like being a parent, and Christmastime you see the kids opening up presents. You see them excited, you're excited,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Our joy is Jesus, others, yourself. It's so tough to put other people in front of you. And teams that do that are obviously more successful,” “Our guys, their love for each other ... they deserve all that they're getting” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

wate Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” ”We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself, they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

yourerie Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "One thing I can tell you about our guards: when the best is needed, the. best is usually provided," "No pressure, no diamonds. And our guys, the better the opponent, the better they play. And they love being the first first to win conference since 1950, first to win a national championship. I mean, that really motivates them. And when you've got a competitor like that and a competitive group like that, really makes it easy to coach" External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that's what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they've been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You don’t get these opportunities often, and we were on a mission to make the most of it,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that's what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they've been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

news4jax Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

wishtv Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Those guys didn't want to lose for each other," "They wanted to play for each other. And they're winners. They're experienced. They're tough. They love one another" External link

cbs46 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Look at how much great basketball we have (in Texas) from high school, AAU, junior college, college," "And we haven't won a national championship since '66. It's long overdue for the state and so pleased for all of them" External link

cbs46 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I don't know if there was much of a difference," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud," "They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this" External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “A lot of joy in the locker room, for sure,” “But our joy is Jesus, others, yourself. It’s so tough to put other people in front of you. And teams that do that are obviously more successful. And our guys, I think, their love for each other … they deserve all that they’re getting” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "They came out and fed off of each other and got off to a great start, and defensively we're pretty good," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

fox59 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

missoulian Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “If you’re going to war, I’m taking these guys,” External link

forbes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “he’s the king of fly fishing; I think I’m king of the bass fishing,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You can’t be good at defense and not practice it for three weeks, four weeks, five weeks,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Since 2008, we’ve won 18 or more,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

click2houston Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they're here to cheer us on," External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’ve been ranked No. 1 three out of the last five years,” “All the players these last 18 years are a direct reflection of why we are where we are today. They mentor our young people and because of that we have a culture of joy which is a winning culture” External link

click2houston Monday, April 5, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they're here to cheer us on," External link

khou Monday, April 5, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they're here to cheer us on," External link

arkansasonline Monday, April 5, 2021 10:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every day you’re grinding, and you don’t really look back. You’re pressing forward,” External link

wkbn Monday, April 5, 2021 6:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

therepublic Monday, April 5, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every day you're grinding. And you really don't look back,” “You just keep pressing forward. And we’ve been so blessed to have unbelievable players that have bought into what we like to do with the program, tremendous assistant coaches that have sacrificed so much time, hard work, sweat to get us here” External link

statesman Monday, April 5, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Mack Rhoades ) : “The Baylor faithful, they've supported us through the lean years and the rebuilding years,” “And you can't get there without administration that believes in you and supports you President Livingstone, Mack Rhoades and his staff, they've been phenomenal for us. And when you have that family atmosphere and everybody pulling for everybody, good things can happen. And obviously they've happened for us” External link

statesman Monday, April 5, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “If we’re not where we were, I can’t see the difference,” External link

statesman Monday, April 5, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

click2houston Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought he made great reads,” “I thought he really got going at the end of the half and I know everyone was excited with his last 3. But that’s what makes him so good is he’s a two-way player. Defensive player of the year, but on the offensive end he can score and he can create for others” External link

wacotrib Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Every day you're grinding, and you don't really look back. You're pressing forward," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “If we’re not where we were,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought all year long our secret to our success has been our bench,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Whoever we play, it will be a hard-fought game," "We know we are there, but whoever we play, we know it will be a great matchup" External link

upi Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every day you're grinding, and you don't really look back. You're pressing forward,” External link

wftv Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

cleveland Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:34:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

khou Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Defensively, they have a great toughness about them, and you can see why they’ve been so successful this year,” “When you watch them play they just don’t give up many easy buckets or easy shots. Everything’s contested, everything’s earned” External link

wacotrib Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kelvin Sampson ) : “I have the utmost respect for Coach Sampson going back to when he was at Oklahoma when I first got to the league,” “He’s someone I stayed in contact with and learned a lot from, and he’s an outstanding coach. We got a great team, they got a great team, and whoever makes a couple more plays, makes a couple more free throws, takes care of the ball a little bit better, rebounds it a little bit better, that’s the team that will move on” External link

wacotrib Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

click2houston Friday, April 2, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

eagletribune Friday, April 2, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew told : “I prayed about it. I felt led to come here,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Obviously once we got into the season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," "But the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March" External link

foxnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Obviously once we got into the season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought,” “But the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

eagletribune Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

wftv Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought,” “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Haven’t stayed up that late since studying for college exams,” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Obviously once we got into the season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought,” “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With us, there is no book to this because no one’s gone through it before,” “Just really appreciate our players trusting and believing in us when we came back from the pause and we weren’t really ourselves. We still found ways to win games and be able to win a Big 12 championship” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We knew they were going to make a run at us because that's what they do,” “That's what any team in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight will do. They're well-coached and they don't want to go home either. I thought every time they made a big play, our guys really answered. MaCio's big 3, Adam big 3. Davion getting to the cup. Credit our upperclassmen for not panicking” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I wouldn’t be where I am without him,” External link

dallasnews Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It just showed how focused and ready to play we were,” “We got good looks and the guys made them” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:58:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four. We’re on the verge of that,” “I think in life, experiences always teach you lessons and different things. And hopefully our staff will be able to prepare our guys and put them in a good position through the two experiences in the Elite Eights before” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament. And you never take that for granted,” “And every time you have an opportunity to do something like this, especially after last year where there was no NCAA Tournament, so many of our guys came back to be a part of this and play in this” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think our defense had been really good until we hit that pause ... and it diminished," "I think we're starting to get it back to where it was" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Both teams are really good in transition, and both teams have very good defenders, very athletic and [exert] pressure," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think first and foremost, everybody's played enough games now where there are no freshmen anymore," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Arkansas does a tremendous job in forcing turnovers and getting easies on the other end because of that, too," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four. We’re on the verge of that,” “I think in life, experiences always teach you lessons and different things. And hopefully our staff will be able to prepare our guys and put them in a good position through the two experiences in the Elite Eights before” External link

gazette Monday, March 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament. And you never take that for granted,” “And every time you have an opportunity to do something like this, especially after last year where there was no NCAA Tournament, so many of our guys came back to be a part of this and play in this” External link

gazette Monday, March 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches always tell you you’d rather have an older guard than a younger guard, but at the end of the day both of our teams have great guards and if we didn’t, we wouldn’t be still playing,” External link

gazette Monday, March 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Coach [Eric] Musselman's done a great job of putting him in positions to be successful," "He's a really talented player who can hurt you in a variety of ways" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Muss has done a great job with them, and basically they’re the hottest team in the country besides Gonzaga,” “We’re playing a team that has a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence, and they really get after you. It doesn’t matter if you’re up or down, they’re never out of it with their athleticism and toughness” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 29, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anytime you’re third in the SEC in scoring, anytime you’re projected a first-round draft pick, obviously you have a lot of talent and ability,” “Coach Musselman has done a great job putting him in positions to be successful. He can hurt you in a variety of ways” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 29, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four. We’re on the verge of that,” “I think in life, experiences always teach you lessons and different things. And hopefully our staff will be able to prepare our guys and put them in a good position through the two experiences in the Elite Eights before” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 29, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament. And you never take that for granted,” “And every time you have an opportunity to do something like this, especially after last year where there was no NCAA Tournament, so many of our guys came back to be a part of this and play in this” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 29, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches always tell you you’d rather have an older guard than a younger guard, but at the end of the day both of our teams have great guards and if we didn’t, we wouldn’t be still playing,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 29, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament, and you never take that for granted,” “You’ve got to take advantage of every opportunity. And obviously we have an opportunity to go to a Final Four as will another team. And hopefully we put our best foot forward, control all the things we can control” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "You've got to take advantage of every opportunity, and obviously we have an opportunity to go to the Final Four," "Hopefully, we'll put our best foot forward" External link

foxnews Sunday, March 28, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “In the second half, I really commend our guys for coming in and trying to find a way to get better shot selection and try to put some points on the board and at the same time get some stops, so we could get out in transition,” “I don’t know when the last time they had 16 turnovers, but normally they’re in the sixes and sevens and eights. So our guys really did a great job” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 28, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When we were two for 12 at the half (on 3-pointers) we knew we had to get inside,” “We had decent looks, not great looks. Credit Villanova for doing a great job contesting shots. I thought our guards did a great job not settling and probing more. And because of that we shot 53 percent in the second half” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 28, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “In the beginning of the year, every team in the country wants to go to the NCAA Tournament. Every team in the country wants to go to the Final Four,” “And we’re on the verge of doing that” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 28, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You've got to take advantage of every opportunity, and obviously we have an opportunity to go to the Final Four,” “Hopefully, we'll put our best foot forward” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “At the beginning of the year, every team in the country wants to be in the NCAA tournament , every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We saw (Robinson-Earl) a year ago and thought he was a great player then,” “He’s improved now. There’s a reason he’s going to be in the NBA at some point when he chooses to go there. Guys with his size, athleticism and skill set don’t come around often. What impresses me the most, besides his ability to play inside and outside, is that he lets the game come to him. He doesn’t force a lot” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Mark Few ) : “Coach Mac is an unbelievable competitor,” “My brother and I and Grant and Coach Few were playing pickleball, socially distancing with masks on. But Mac’s diving on the rug trying to get a loose ball. He’s just a scrapper, competitor, he never gives up” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We went from a team that was really long on the front line to a team that is a smaller, quicker team,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with Davion up front and then we have guys that are all bought in to try to apply as much ball pressure as possible,” “You’re never going to shut out a great team like Wisconsin, but you just want to make things as difficult as possible” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

seattlepi Monday, March 22, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew the guys were locked into the scouting and would play well,” “Fifteen assists and four turnovers? I didn't think we'd play that well, but that's a pretty good number against a really good team” External link

seattlepi Monday, March 22, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

buffalonews Monday, March 22, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

missoulian Monday, March 22, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

bostonglobe Monday, March 22, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 22, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew the guys were locked into the scouting and would play well,” “Fifteen assists and four turnovers? I didn't think we'd play that well, but that's a pretty good number against a really good team” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 22, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The starting lineup I believe is older than the (Chicago) Bulls’ starting lineup,” “Anytime you have that kind of experience, first and foremost, you have maturity and you don’t want to go home. That’s a huge advantage come tournament time” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think everybody who watched that game was very impressed,” “There’s a reason analytically why they’ve been top 15 or 20 most of the year in KenPom (basketball analytics). It’s a team that their experience is irreplaceable come postseason, and it’s a recipe for success when you have 22 or 23 year-olds playing against 18 and 17 year-olds” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Obviously, you never want to see anyone foul out of a game that way,” “And I think that’s a great reminder just how important it is to keep your composure and not put yourself in a position where an official can make a judgment to give you a technical. We need everybody, and obviously Mark felt bad at the time, but he was a great teammate on the bench. And we told him, the good thing is he’s rested now” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I couldn’t be more proud and pleased, but not surprised at all,” “They’re great coaches and were great coaches when they were here. I do know a lot of brackets were busted, that’s a fact for sure” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m always excited to come back home,” “We’ve got a lot of friends, family, people in that part of the country. At the same time really excited because I know I’m going to see my brother and other assistant coaches that are taking their programs. And it makes it easy for my mom and dad, they don’t have to go to two places” External link

therepublic Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once you reach that plateau and take some time off, it’s easier to get back to it than if you never reached that,” “The good thing for our guys is a couple weeks ago we were there” External link

therepublic Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think I was maybe the only one on our team not watching that,” External link

fox59 Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think I was maybe the only one on our team not watching that,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, anybody playing in March is a very well-coached team and you usually have very good guard play, and they have two really good guards that do a great job on the offensive and defensive end,” “They’ve really been on a roll, really shooting the ball well, and that league has had a lot of success in recent history” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The good thing with our guys, a couple of weeks ago before the pause, they were there,” “A couple days of practice and refreshing their bodies and minds, hopefully we can get back quicker. Sometimes a younger group, a bunch of 17 and 18-year olds, it’s usually two weeks of practice. If you have a veteran group maybe it’s two days of practice. This time of year, you’re still trying to get better. The teams that don’t get better they go home” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When it comes to the NCAA tournament, everybody’s good, everybody’s talented,” “But usually the teams that make it to March have great guard play, and they do” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “MaCio has never had an opportunity to play in the NCAA tournament, Jared had one opportunity, Davion had one (at Auburn in 2018-19), but it was limited minutes,” “That’s why I’m sure a lot of teams across the country, with last year no one going to the tournament, you’re going to have a lot of nerves, a lot of excitement” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, anybody playing in March is a very well-coached team and you usually have very good guard play, and they have two really good guards that do a great job on the offensive and defensive end,” “They’ve really been on a roll, really shooting the ball well, and that league has had a lot of success in recent history” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The good thing with our guys, a couple of weeks ago before the pause, they were there,” “A couple days of practice and refreshing their bodies and minds, hopefully we can get back quicker. Sometimes a younger group, a bunch of 17 and 18-year olds, it’s usually two weeks of practice. If you have a veteran group maybe it’s two days of practice. This time of year, you’re still trying to get better. The teams that don’t get better they go home” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When it comes to the NCAA tournament, everybody’s good, everybody’s talented,” “But usually the teams that make it to March have great guard play, and they do” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m always excited to come back home,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once you reach that plateau and take some time off, it's easier to get back to it than if you never reached that,” “The good thing for our guys is a couple weeks ago we were there” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Everything he does, he takes very seriously,” “He’s one of those guys that has a grown-man mentality. And what I mean by that is there’s a lot of freedom in college, there’s a lot of time to enjoy life. But I think he really prioritizes: the schoolwork, being on a committee, his craft, playing basketball, all that comes first and foremost, and socializing is put on the back burner. And because of that sacrifice for the things that are most important, he’s made a big difference on that committee. They really respect that he’s on calls, he gives his opinion” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We have a lot of great team bonding ideas for them. So, we’re going to have some fun here and make sure that rather than just hanging out in the rooms that we’re able to spend time with our guys,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Nowadays, you spend so much time with your players, you better get guys you want to be around,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think that’s one thing about the NCAA tournament, no matter what region you’re in, there’s going to be a lot of good and talented teams with a lot of history, tradition,” “So it’s one of those things in March everybody loves because it’s a 40-minute game. Anybody can win in that 40 minutes. It’s not a best of seven. You better bring it” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With us, we’re blessed because we’ve been able to get a couple days of practice that were much needed,” “We’ll get in more days, so we’ll be hungry and ready to go. When you’re just playing, prepping, playing, prepping, you really don’t get a chance to practice anything” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think that’s one thing about the NCAA tournament, no matter what region you’re in, there’s going to be a lot of good and talented teams with a lot of history, tradition,” “So it’s one of those things in March everybody loves because it’s a 40-minute game. Anybody can win in that 40 minutes. It’s not a best of seven. You better bring it” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With us, we’re blessed because we’ve been able to get a couple days of practice that were much needed,” “We’ll get in more days, so we’ll be hungry and ready to go. When you’re just playing, prepping, playing, prepping, you really don’t get a chance to practice anything” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We have such a mature group,” “When you show them things on film, they want to learn, they want to get better. But there’s no substitute for actually being on the court practicing and repping stuff. So hopefully our rotations will be a lot tighter and our defense will be a lot more in sync like it was prior to the pause when we were really flying around and doing a great job” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once you reach that plateau and then you take some time off,” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s not like you’re staying right where you were at and everyone is catching up,” “No, you’re losing ground and they’re gaining” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When you’re just playing and prepping, playing and prepping, you really don’t get a chance to practice anything,” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know our last title was 1950, so we’ve had a lot of great players who helped work toward this,” “We finished second several times, and everyone’s contributed, the fans, the staff, the players to get to this point. I couldn’t be more proud of our players really persevering down the stretch” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I was able to beat them into the locker room, get the water ready and get them," "And I got the cold water ready for them, too" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that’s had COVID would know, when you come back, you’re not 100%,” “The people that didn’t and weren’t able to practice or work out, I would say that’s rust. And then the last thing I would say, it’s a chemistry game” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that's had COVID would know, when you come back, you're not 100%,” “The people that didn't and weren't able to practice or work out, I would say that's rust. And then the last thing I would say, it's a chemistry game” External link

highlandstoday Monday, March 1, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that's had COVID would know, when you come back, you're not 100%,” “The people that didn't and weren't able to practice or work out, I would say that's rust. And then the last thing I would say, it's a chemistry game” External link

click2houston Monday, March 1, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that's had COVID would know, when you come back, you're not 100%,” “The people that didn't and weren't able to practice or work out, I would say that's rust. And then the last thing I would say, it's a chemistry game” External link

kiro7 Monday, March 1, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Our guys, we didn't quit. We had chances,” “It was down to five or seven, I thought we were right there. They drew a foul and I thought that was the turning point as far as our comeback” External link

seattlepi Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Really excited to win, really excited to be back," "Obviously does three weeks affect your play? 100 percent" External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "It really showed a lot of heart from our guys. I’ve talked to a lot of coaches that have had long pauses," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We had some positive energy, mojo going into the locker room from that," "That kept it in striking distance where we could make that second-half push, and get back in it, get the lead" External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Really excited to win, really excited to be back,” “Obviously does three weeks affect your play? 100 percent” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It really showed a lot of heart from our guys. I’ve talked to a lot of coaches that have had long pauses,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We had some positive energy, mojo going into the locker room from that,” “That kept it in striking distance where we could make that second-half push, and get back in it, get the lead” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “At the end of the day, this was really a team effort,” “We could have gotten real rattled. That was one thing talking to a lot of coaches, they say it’s so frustrating because you remember how you were playing before the pause, and you want to play just like that, and it doesn’t happen, and you can’t get frustrated. So I really tried to keep positive” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You were just excited to be back in the gym, excited to see everybody,” “Obviously like Christmas break as a coach you want to make sure no one gets injured and you can get some rhythm and chemistry going again. Needless to say, I think the guys were pretty tired, and hopefully can get as much junk out as possible between now and Tuesday” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We know the long game of this that hopefully come March we’re able to be healthy and continue to grow from this past Sunday on to being at our best,” “Maybe we’re a little fresher because of it. Again taking the positives, we were playing really well, we were on a roll, but again you have to adjust and make the most of each and every situation” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With Iowa State, one thing that’s been consistent if you watch most of their games is they’re either leading in the second half or definitely were close the last five minutes,” “If you look at us, we got out to a 10-point lead and they came back and took the lead with under 10 minutes to play at their place” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It felt like you were coming back from Christmas break, where you were just excited to be back in the gym, excited to see everybody,” “Needless to say, I think the guys were pretty tired” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It felt like you were coming back from Christmas break, where you were just excited to be back in the gym, excited to see everybody,” “Needless to say, I think the guys were pretty tired” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You get to spend the entire year helping your game get better without the outside pressure or having to worry about being ready for each and every game, so it’s truly one year of development,” External link

arkansasonline Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Jared’s been around, he knows that it’s hard to win on the road. You’ve got make sure you that handle whatever crowds they have, whatever energy they have,” “Jared’s a big-game player, so you can always get the best in the biggest moments from him” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Shaka Smart ) : “Coach (Shaka) Smart does a great job, they’ve got a great program,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Jared’s been around, he knows that it’s hard to win on the road. You’ve got make sure you that handle whatever crowds they have, whatever energy they have,” “Jared’s a big-game player, so you can always get the best in the biggest moments from him” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Shaka Smart ) : “Coach (Shaka) Smart does a great job, they’ve got a great program,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Jared’s been around, he knows that it’s hard to win on the road. You’ve got make sure you that handle whatever crowds they have, whatever energy they have,” “Jared’s a big-game player, so you can always get the best in the biggest moments from him” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every time we play him, he’s really good,” “I heard the other day, watching one of their games, (Kansas coach) Bill Self called him the most athletic player in the conference. I don’t know if he’s the most athletic, but if there’s someone equal with him, that’s probably it. He’s very talented and hard to keep off the glass. His dunks are usually on SportsCenter” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 2, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He has a chance to be one of the best rebounders to ever play at Texas if he keeps rebounding at the percentages he’s rebounding at per minute,” “It’s really hard to keep him off the glass. At the same time, he’s knocking down shots, he’s creating off the bounce. He’s a very versatile defender. There’s a reason why he’s projected so high in the draft, a lot of things you can’t teach” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 2, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Matt really got us a great life and a great run where we could get separation,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, January 31, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Davion's worked so hard since he got here ... on being a more consistent shooter," External link

foxnews Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "It reminded me of Makai (Mason) against TCU (in 2019), MaCio’s had streaks like that, Jared Butler’s had streaks like that," "That’s the great thing about this team is each and every night someone can get hot. Davion’s worked so hard since he got here to work on his shooting and being a more consistent shooter. I think he showed that" External link

wacotrib Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Everybody would love to be ranked No. 1 because when you play you want to be the best,” “At the same time, we all know the ranking at the end of the year is the one that matters the most. Right now, we’ll take one game at a time in conference, and hope at the end of year like so many other teams right now, the final ranking is the one all of us wanted to be a part of” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Mark Few ) : “I know that we would love at some point to have an opportunity to play them as they would love to play us because Coach (Mark) Few and I tried to have that game first and we tried to reschedule,” “But at some point if we don’t play and we would meet in Indianapolis, I can tell you that we would all be very happy with that because that means we both had great years” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It was a special week and Jared’s a special player,” “It seems like he saves his best for the biggest games and when his team needs him the most. For some guys, they just rise to the top of their game in the most heated moments. Jared is somebody who’s a humble, hungry teammate that everybody enjoys playing with” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When Mark (Vital) made those baskets inside, it not only opened things outside, it gave us mojo and gave us confidence,” “At the end of the day, it’s hard (for the defense) to extend when you’re getting layups” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, our depth comes into play,” “The fact that we can rotate guys, keep guys fresh, I think that’s huge. The second thing would be the experience of our guys. Normally, experienced players go to another level in the last 10 minutes of the game” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s the great thing with an experienced team because obviously we were all frustrated with (rebounding),” “That’s one of the things we do is credit ourselves with competing on the glass. I think the guys rose up to the challenge and did much better finding blockouts, holding blockouts, and then on the offensive end being able to get free to get rebounds” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "That’s one of the things we do as a team is competing on the glass," "I think the guys raised up to the challenge and really did a much better job of finding blockouts — holding blockouts —- and then on the offensive end, being able to get free and get rebounds" External link

foxnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When Mark (Vital) made those baskets inside, it not only opened things outside, it gave us mojo and gave us confidence,” “At the end of the day, it’s hard (for the defense) to extend when you’re getting layups” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, our depth comes into play,” “The fact that we can rotate guys, keep guys fresh, I think that’s huge. The second thing would be the experience of our guys. Normally, experienced players go to another level in the last 10 minutes of the game” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s the great thing with an experienced team because obviously we were all frustrated with (rebounding),” “That’s one of the things we do is credit ourselves with competing on the glass. I think the guys rose up to the challenge and did much better finding blockouts, holding blockouts, and then on the offensive end being able to get free to get rebounds” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s one of the things we do as a team is competing on the glass,” “I think the guys raised up to the challenge and really did a much better job of finding blockouts — holding blockouts —- and then on the offensive end, being able to get free and get rebounds” External link

therepublic Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “They’ve done a great job getting in transition,” “So you can’t turn the ball over because when you’ve got five guards out there like they have quite a bit of the time, at least four guards, they do a great job in conversion. So we can’t have the turnovers we’ve had the last two games and not pay a price if we turn it over with live-ball turnovers” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s why he’s such a valuable player for us is he does a lot of things that might not show up in the stat box,” “When he’s rebounding at that level, it really frees up other guys to get rebounds, and at the same time allows us to be much more effective and efficient as our best offensive rebounding numbers in the last couple of games. They call them Glue Guys and other things like that, but basically it’s a winner” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The great thing is we’ve got so many returning players from last year, at the end of the day personal experience does most of that talking,” “Now anytime you play somebody, we’re going to bring up what worked and didn’t work. Obviously they did a lot of things scheme-wise that bothered us. Hopefully, we’ll be better prepared and put our guys in better position to be successful” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Bill Self ) : “Coach (Bill) Self always does an amazing job adjusting his scheme to fit his personnel,” “I know they lost a tough one at Oklahoma State, but again it’s a talented team. He puts them in the right positions to be successful. They’re getting better. You’ve got to be a good team to be top 10 in the nation” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The great thing is we’ve got so many returning players from last year, at the end of the day personal experience does most of that talking,” “Now anytime you play somebody, we’re going to bring up what worked and didn’t work. Obviously they did a lot of things scheme-wise that bothered us. Hopefully, we’ll be better prepared and put our guys in better position to be successful” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Bill Self ) : “Coach (Bill) Self always does an amazing job adjusting his scheme to fit his personnel,” “I know they lost a tough one at Oklahoma State, but again it’s a talented team. He puts them in the right positions to be successful. They’re getting better. You’ve got to be a good team to be top 10 in the nation” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When you’ve got two top-five defenses in the country playing in a great environment, it’s not easy,” “We’ve got to be happy with the (last) eight minutes and happy with the first-half defense and grow from it and get better. Free throw shooting is something you’ve got to do to win close games. We’ve got to get better at it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That was one of the plays in the last eight minutes that gave us momentum, gave us confidence, and allowed us to get separation,” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When you watch games from last year, it’s amazing the impact crowds have on games,” “We’re allowed just over 2,000, and that’s why it’s so critical that we get those 2,000 because they make a difference. Whatever crowds people have, whatever noise, not only affects both teams, they affect the officials too” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 15, 2021 7:41:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

seattlepi Monday, January 11, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

denverpost Monday, January 11, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 11, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

usaToday Monday, January 11, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s a great honor and a great team award,” “And what I mean by that is anytime someone gets an honor it’s because of his teammates. Davion knew Jared was going, and he wanted to make sure that we had opportunities to get Jared the ball. They recognize that when someone’s hot, instead of getting their own, they try to feed that guy” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Jamie Dixon ) : “First coach (Jamie) Dixon does a tremendous job,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “A lot of times as coaches you don’t want to have a starting lineup, you want to have a starting rotation,” “Basically we have a lot of guys when they step on the court who can help us. As a coach, you just want consistency from people to control what they can control, making the right reads, the right plays, not turning it over” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’ve got to get better with the ball,” “I think we’ve had some turnovers where keeping it in one hand and being a little more ball strong will help with that” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s a luxury, but coaches know that there is no safe lead in the Big 12,” “We’ve had big leads and lost them and been down big and come back. The tough thing is you fight human nature when you get a big lead. And you think and assume things are going to be easy, and in Big 12 play they’re not” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The game’s slowed down for him, he’s a lot more confident, he catches balls a lot easier, he finishes a lot easier,” “Again all that kind of goes down to experience. The other thing is his confidence is really growing, and I think the players’ confidence in him is growing” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Matt’s a great kid, he’s got a great heart,” “He’s somebody I think you’ve seen his basketball game mature from his freshman year to now, and mentally he’s done the same. None of us are where we want to be, that’s why each day we want to get better, we want to improve, but you can definitely see in his game he’s taking steps forward, and that mental part is a big reason for that, putting in the time, working on the right things, feeling more comfortable in what he needs to do” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s a luxury, but coaches know that there is no safe lead in the Big 12,” “We’ve had big leads and lost them and been down big and come back. The tough thing is you fight human nature when you get a big lead. And you think and assume things are going to be easy, and in Big 12 play they’re not” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The game’s slowed down for him, he’s a lot more confident, he catches balls a lot easier, he finishes a lot easier,” “Again all that kind of goes down to experience. The other thing is his confidence is really growing, and I think the players’ confidence in him is growing” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Matt’s a great kid, he’s got a great heart,” “He’s somebody I think you’ve seen his basketball game mature from his freshman year to now, and mentally he’s done the same. None of us are where we want to be, that’s why each day we want to get better, we want to improve, but you can definitely see in his game he’s taking steps forward, and that mental part is a big reason for that, putting in the time, working on the right things, feeling more comfortable in what he needs to do” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration," External link

foxnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Basketball is such a game of momentum and spurts. Sometimes you just need to get in a timeout ... and come back a little more focused," "We did that, and the substitutions gave us new energy, new life" External link

foxnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought Jonathan at the end of the game really did a tremendous job when we were switching ball screens,” “The other thing is double-figures rebounding. With him and Mark (Vital), you feel pretty good when shots go up and those two are in the area that one of those two will come down with it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 3, 2021 8:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought Jonathan at the end of the game really did a tremendous job when we were switching ball screens,” “The other thing is double-figures rebounding. With him and Mark (Vital), you feel pretty good when shots go up and those two are in the area that one of those two will come down with it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 3, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Very seldom do you have a team that you win by the margins that we’ve won, and consistently won,” “Sometimes with teams, you’ll get up by 15 or 20 and then let the other team come back and it’s a 10 or 12-point game. We’ve really done a phenomenal job of building on leads and putting teams away and not allowing them to get back into games” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The game’s slowed down for him, he’s a lot more confident, he catches balls a lot easier, he finishes a lot easier,” “Again all that kind of goes down to experience. The other thing is his confidence is really growing, and I think the players’ confidence in him is growing” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Definitely the rotations always tighten up in conference,” “Typically, teams play between six and nine guys. This year you’ve got to have more depth because of COVID and being ready to play. We’re blessed we’ve got a number of guys who can help us. If we’re shorthanded in some games, hopefully our depth helps us at that point” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think Iowa State is one of those teams like Kansas State had a lot of transition, had a lot of new pieces,” “Without the summertime, without the scrimmages, there are teams that are going to continue to get better the more they play together. You look at Iowa State, they’ve got a lot of talented players, they’ve got a great coach (Steve Prohm). I think against West Virginia, they showed what they’re capable of” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Coming back from break, you're either practicing or playing," "I know guys would rather play a game than be in practice for two or three hours" External link

foxnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "You schedule two (games) in hopes that you definitely get one in. And we were able to be blessed to play two games, and it allowed us to try some things we use in conference, and be able to do that against people besides ourselves," "We were able to give some guys some playing experience, and all of that stuff bodes well and helps you down the line because you never know when your number’s going to be called" External link

foxnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I thought Alcorn did a good job coming in and being excited to play and made some shots. Tried to hold it, and not let the game get too up and down, and credit them and their coach for a good game plan," "I thought our guys did a better job of ... settling down and getting stops. And then once we were able to get in a rhythm and a routine, obviously we were able to pull away" External link

foxnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That was his first collegiate dunk, so he said he was a little nervous up there,” “So he got that technical. Adam for 16 minutes, I thought he did a lot of really good things. As always, he made shots, made the right reads, made the right passes. It’s great to get him back” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Definitely they’re one of the faster offensive tempos in the country,” “Coming off Christmas break, we probably didn’t do a good enough job getting our guys sprinting and getting back in transition. Second half, I thought we did a much better job with our adjustments as far as getting back and matching up, and trying to having them try to score over our length. Our defense kind of imposed its will” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think the break was good for all of them,” “A lot more smiles. People are excited to be back, but they were excited to be home too. Now they know we’ve got a couple of games and the Big 12 right around the corner, so they’re focused and ready to go. The good thing is no one put on too much weight over the holidays except for us coaches” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really a great opportunity for them to experience what it’s like to get ready for a Big 12 tournament when you play multiple games in multiple days,” “You definitely shorten what you do and just try to make sure you don’t overload them, and they get what’s most important” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “They have three seniors and a grad transfer in the starting lineup,” “So any time you have that kind of experience, you have a chance to be a much more successful team than obviously when you have a bunch of freshmen. They’ve played a real challenging schedule. But in all their games, they’ve been very competitive” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I know they love playing basketball, they’re excited about how we’re playing. But at the same time a lot them are really excited to go home and get some home cooking and see family,” “They’ll do a good job, they’ve been well-trained by our trainer and our medical staff on what to do and what not to do, and hopefully we can all come back safe” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, December 26, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I know they love playing basketball, they’re excited about how we’re playing. But at the same time a lot them are really excited to go home and get some home cooking and see family," "They’ll do a good job, they’ve been well-trained by our trainer and our medical staff on what to do and what not to do, and hopefully we can all come back safe" External link

foxnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s absolutely amazing, the village of Port Edwards is just-- it’s always been a tight-knit community and we always have watched out for others and it’s just very amazing to see the outpouring of support,” External link

wsaw Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “As a coach, you don’t have to worry about motivation when you’ve only played five games,” “The things that motivate them most are negative tests and we’re playing a game versus quarantining or practice” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Etienne Germain-Lavollée ) : “If there is a window that opens up that we can work, both of us would love to do it because we know it’s great for the game,” “Both teams know each other, they want to play each other. So trying to find a time for both of us that doesn’t interfere or go against league policy and then some-thing that would provide a CBS window makes it tough too” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It started on the defensive end,” “We were able to get stops, we were able to get in transition. The offensive end, the guys really executed and they made shots. I thought Jon’s energy with a couple of his alley-oop dunks helped spark us as well” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It started on the defensive end,” “We were able to get stops, we were able to get in transition. The offensive end, the guys really executed and they made shots. I thought Jon’s energy with a couple of his alley-oop dunks helped spark us as well” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Kansas State has a good defense and those are some great passes on some of those (alley) oops by our guards,” “They worked hard on that and got a lot better at it. Jon gives you an opportunity to be off-target and he’ll still go get it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Everyone that’s trained for anything, say you’re training for a marathon and all of a sudden you take a week and your training is halted, that changes stuff,” “It’s like missing a week at work. You’ve got a bunch of crud on your desk, you’ve got to sort through stuff. Same with us. It was great to be back (Thursday), it was great to practice. We didn’t look too good, but it was great to be back” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Bruce Weber ) : “They’ve played seven games now and they’re completely different than earlier in the year, schematically, personnel-wise,” “They’ve got a lot of new faces, and that chemistry, all of a sudden it takes longer to mesh or blend together. But Coach (Bruce) Weber is a great coach. You know he’s going to figure things out and put them in position to be successful” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Across the country, you’ll see teams that come off pauses, typically it takes a game or two to get back to being on a roll,” “Obviously, the more practice days the better. It’s tough to do, but that’s what we’re living in in 2020” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Austin Texas ) : “This is a disappointing time for everyone involved with our program, but we will always prioritize the health and safety of our student-athletes,” “The Big 12 Conference prepared for this possibility by leaving the final week of the regular season open, and we look forward to hosting Texas at a later date. Our program will return to competition as soon as we can do so safely” External link

foxnews Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Shaka Smart ) : “I see a lot of things that you’ve seen over the years, and that is really good players,” “They’ve gotten older and better, and I think they execute and follow coach (Shaka) Smart’s game plan, and that’s why they’re off to a great start. I think whenever you have talented players that are older, like we have and they have, it’s a recipe for success” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 13, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This is a disappointing time for everyone involved with our program, but we will always prioritize the health and safety of our student-athletes,” “The Big 12 Conference prepared for this possibility by leaving the final week of the regular season open, and we look forward to hosting Texas at a later date. Our program will return to competition as soon as we can do so safely” External link

kxxv Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We definitely didn’t do as good a job blocking out,” “But at the same time, SFA deserves a lot of credit. Coach (Kyle) Keller does a great job getting them to play hard and they were 28-3 last year and won 18 in a row. It’s a really good team that really defends and rebounds. They made it tough on us” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coming off finals, I was obviously worried about the players’ energy and rhythm with not practicing as much,” “But I thought they did a great job. That run at the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half was really the difference” External link

foxnews Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This year more than any year you have to be flexible,” “It used to be one coach was involved in scheduling and then the head coach would sign off on the deal and vice versa. Now it’s all hands on deck to try to find answers to possible solutions and things that will work” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Logistically, it’s easier for schools that can bus because things are a lot tougher when you have to get plane fights involved and what-not,” “But the big thing is availability and then the COVID protocols and then how quick the administrators can OK all the travel and necessities” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This year more than any year you have to be flexible,” “It used to be one coach was involved in scheduling and then the head coach would sign off on the deal and vice versa. Now it’s all hands on deck to try to find answers to possible solutions and things that will work” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Logistically, it’s easier for schools that can bus because things are a lot tougher when you have to get plane fights involved and what-not,” “But the big thing is availability and then the COVID protocols and then how quick the administrators can OK all the travel and necessities” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re looking at a bunch of different options, so it’s probably too early to say we’ve targeted in on something,” “I think a neutral site would be how both of us would still prefer it. But at the same time we want to make it happen. So whatever has to happen we’ll do” External link

wishtv Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The coaching staff did a great job preparing me for what it would be like,” “But you walk in and it’s like a scrimmage. It’s a big-time game and yet it feels like a practice or a scrimmage. People being around people, you get energized by it. I thought our bench was really outstanding. Just really, really good” External link

wishtv Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We knew it was going to be one of only three meetings with two No. 1s,” External link

wishtv Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re disappointed to not be able to play one of the most anticipated games of the season, but we are following the advice of public health officials,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “While it will be difficult watching from a distance, I know the team is in great hands with coach Tang and our entire staff,” “I look forward to returning to the sidelines as soon as I can do so safely” External link

wacotrib Monday, November 23, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “While it will be difficult watching from a distance, I know the team is in great hands with Coach Tang and our entire staff,” External link

seattlepi Monday, November 23, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “While it will be difficult watching from a distance, I know the team is in great hands with Coach Tang and our entire staff,” External link

seattlepi Monday, November 23, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think it starts with experience," "Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience" External link

cjonline Friday, November 13, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That's hard to duplicate year in and year out,” “That just shows you how many talented teams and how many returning players in the Big 12 there are this year. This could be one of those special years, because very, very, very seldom do you get this many quality basketball teams out there” External link

foxnews Friday, November 13, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That's hard to duplicate year in and year out,” “That just shows you how many talented teams and how many returning players in the Big 12 there are this year. This could be one of those special years, because very, very, very seldom do you get this many quality basketball teams out there” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 13, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think it starts with experience," "Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you're definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

baltimoresun Monday, November 9, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

gazette Monday, November 9, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

wral Monday, November 9, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

foxnews Monday, November 9, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

seattlepi Monday, November 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

click2houston Monday, November 9, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

independent-UK Monday, November 9, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First and foremost, Tristan’s body is in a lot better situation than it was last year,” “He’s probably 20 pounds lighter, and because of that it does take some wear and tear off his knee. It does give him more mobility. Tristan’s a skilled player, and his touch and feel for the game are still there” External link

wacotrib Friday, October 30, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Jared brings great chemistry, charisma and confidence," "Obviously he's a tremendous player. He's one of the spiritual leaders on the team which is great" External link

wacotrib Monday, August 3, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It made our staff’s day,” “MaCio is not only a great player, but more importantly a great teammate. The energy and leadership he provides on a daily basis really is contagious. It makes going to practice that much more enjoyable for everyone” External link

wacotrib Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "It made our staff's day," "MaCio is not only a great player, but more importantly a great teammate. The energy and leadership he provides on a daily basis really is contagious. It makes going to practice that much more enjoyable for everyone" External link

wacotrib Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I would have loved to see seniors have another opportunity to come back and play in the Big 12 and NCAA tournament,” “At the same time, I understand the majority of the college basketball season had concluded, and the season for many teams had been over” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s the only time ever in my life I’ve jumped on the pile,” “You got lost in the moment” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Making sure they're able to finish out the semester, make sure that their needs are taken care of, where they know they can go to get food for those that are still on campus,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m very excited for him,” “I know he missed coaching this year. He did a great job on TV. I thought that could be a great career for him as well. But he wants to coach, it’s in his blood. But he didn’t want to go to any opportunity, he wanted to go to the right one. He’s really excited about Grand Canyon” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Making sure they're able to finish out the semester, make sure that their needs are taken care of, where they know they can go to get food for those that are still on campus,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m very excited for him,” “I know he missed coaching this year. He did a great job on TV. I thought that could be a great career for him as well. But he wants to coach, it’s in his blood. But he didn’t want to go to any opportunity, he wanted to go to the right one. He’s really excited about Grand Canyon” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We got the team together and they were depressed and down,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew added : “If the NCAA still wants to have a smaller tournament, our guys want to be there” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think what I liked most was their work ethic, their blue collar mentality and how they brought it every day,” “Even when we lost, we always played hard and didn’t take days off. A large part of that was because they played for each other, and that’s why they would play with injuries” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “It’s always been said that you win in March with great guard play, and we arguably had the best set of guards in the nation,” “I know everybody was looking forward to a rubber match against Kansas” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I was talking with Freddie and he talked about all his life how he wanted to play in the NCAA tournament,” “That was the toughest part for all of us” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 13, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 13, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, March 13, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 13, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 13, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 13, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “What you feel for as a coach, if you’re blessed to play in March Madness, a lot of that experience is the fans and the hoopla and the excitement of going to the games,” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Similar to quite a few of our guys, he’s a late bloomer,” “He’s a hard worker and someone who has the blue collar, lunch pail type of attitude. He keeps getting better and better each and every year where some other people tend to stop working because they heard this or that. He’s always stayed hungry and humble” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Similar to quite a few of our guys, he’s a late bloomer,” “He’s a hard worker and someone who has the blue collar, lunch pail type of attitude. He keeps getting better and better each and every year where some other people tend to stop working because they heard this or that. He’s always stayed hungry and humble” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "When Mark wasn’t able to go, when Tristan wasn’t able to go, I thought Flo (Thamba) stepped up, Matt (Mayer) stepped up, and then the four guards were tremendous," "We knew it was going to be a hard-fought game. It’s tough, too, when you find out last minute people can’t go, because you don’t have a lot of time to game plan. I thought the guys did a really good job in new positions and battling inside. To come away with 17 offensive rebounds is super" External link

wacotrib Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought TCU did a great job offensively controlling tempo and shortening the game,” “We tried to speed them up by putting pressure and maybe that got us out of kilter. But at the end of the day, they shot 76 percent in the second half. We wouldn’t be where we’re at right now if we gave up 76 percent against anybody” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I am so glad Desmond’s a senior,” “I love cheering for him when we’re not playing him. He’s a hard worker and a great kid and he deserves all the success he’s had. I’m glad we’ll be seeing him play in a different league next year, hopefully the NBA” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re not going to quit,” “These guys are too high character and love each other too much to quit on each other” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s been great having him being able to be a regular in practice now,” “He’s one of those confidence-type kids. Guys that spend a lot of time in the gym that when they’re making shots in practice, it carries over to the game” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “His (Vital’s) knee was bothering him a little bit, so it was great to be able to rest him,” “That’s the rigors of the Big 12. Very similar to football in the Big 12, when you have grown-men bodies colliding and beating up on each other for a couple months, you get the wear and tear of that. You’re competing at a real high level and exerting a lot of energy, physically and mentally, and it just takes a toll over time” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches are always worried about something. How we would respond and come out and play. And I think that’s one of the strengths of our team all year long is we’ve shown up, we’ve played, we’ve competed,” “There was no mental lapse or letdown after our last home game” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Tristan, he did a great job on the bench supporting guys, but he just wasn’t able to go tonight,” “His (knee) is just always day-to-day. You just never know how it’s going to be” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches are always worried about something. How we would respond and come out and play. And I think that’s one of the strengths of our team all year long is we’ve shown up, we’ve played, we’ve competed,” “There was no mental lapse or letdown after our last home game” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Tristan, he did a great job on the bench supporting guys, but he just wasn’t able to go tonight,” “His (knee) is just always day-to-day. You just never know how it’s going to be” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The stat that jumped out to me was being ranked No. 1 longer than anyone since Kentucky in 2015,” “I know you hear all the time there are no dominant teams, but in college basketball it is just the parity. It’s just really hard to sustain and not lose games. You look across the board and there is not much that separates these teams” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m really proud of how he played,” “It’s really tough when you haven’t practiced. He got limited reps the day before the game and that’s a tough environment to just jump out there. So I’m excited to get him back practicing to where we can continue having that chemistry before his injury” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Well I think that the real urgency is the goal we’ve had all year long to win a Big 12 championship,” “You are within two weeks of that being either accomplished or not. They always call it the dog days of February, but there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel here” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Except a 12-foot lob to ‘Dok,’ and he’s the only one up there,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “The goal wasn’t to sweep Kansas, the goal was to win the Big 12,” “We’ve got to be ready for Tuesday” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “MaCio is a really tough nut and he wanted to go, and I thought he did a really great job,” “But as anyone will tell you, it’s tough when you haven’t been practicing much to try to go in and play” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "If you're a sports fan," External link

kxxv Saturday, February 22, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Some teams tend to get better. Some teams -- because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions -- they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better," "Offensively and defensively they are executing at a high rate. Coach Self's teams are never going to beat themselves" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It helps playing an early game,” “If you sit around all day and think about those things, it becomes a little tougher” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Trust me, 11 a.m. is early for any college students,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Some teams tend to get better. Some teams — because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions — they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, February 22, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Some teams tend to get better. Some teams — because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions — they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better,” External link

click2houston Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Some teams tend to get better. Some teams — because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions — they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This whole year, from volleyball to women’s basketball, football, up and down the list,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know how hard it is to accomplish what the team has accomplished,” “At the same time, this group has stayed humble and stayed hungry” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It doesn’t get any bigger than that,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “At the end of the day,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We tried to make it as difficult as we could for him,” “He got a few good looks early but we were happy those didn’t go in” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I was really pleased how our guys responded in the second half,” “When the crowd really got into it, we didn’t panic. Guys continued to operate the offense. I was just following the plays Jared was calling” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There was a chance he would have played today,” “It’s a situation where we’re waiting for the inflammation to go down and waiting for him to be able to be effective. He’s one of our tougher kids. It’ll be day to day and we’ll see how he progresses. When he’s ready and he can help us, he’ll be back out there” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know it’s going to be a war when you play West Virginia,” “You had two top five defenses in the country. You had two top five rebounding teams. I thought our guys really did a great job in sharing the ball, causing turnovers. Obviously they’re going to cause turnovers. Twenty’s too many for us. But I’m really proud of our effort. I thought defensively we were really aggressive and active” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There was a chance he would have played today,” “It’s a situation where we’re waiting for the inflammation to go down and waiting for him to be able to be effective. He’s one of our tougher kids. It’ll be day to day and we’ll see how he progresses. When he’s ready and he can help us, he’ll be back out there” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know it’s going to be a war when you play West Virginia,” “You had two top five defenses in the country. You had two top five rebounding teams. I thought our guys really did a great job in sharing the ball, causing turnovers. Obviously they’re going to cause turnovers. Twenty’s too many for us. But I’m really proud of our effort. I thought defensively we were really aggressive and active” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First and foremost, we’ll concentrate on our next game,” “But when the weekend comes, I don’t know if there’s a better honor out there for a university than to have college game day for football and basketball in the same year” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 16, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Davion by the time he leaves Baylor has the chance to be the best,” “He’s really developed into a great on-ball defender and he really prides himself on that. First of all, it’s his athleticism and then it’s his strength. He’s got a mental toughness and a desire to play defense. A lot of times he’s been back in transition defense, and plays that are normally layups or dunks he’s able to get deflections or charges or steals. He’s a one-man wrecking crew at times” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think recruiting is a real fluid situation,” “Nowadays you have people that leave that you don’t expect it. They could go pro; they could transfer. You used to map out, ‘We have four scholarships or three scholarships.’ Now it’s, ‘Okay, this is what we have today, but we could have this or this or this.’ You have to stay flexible” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s more reserved, but when he opens up he’s really funny,” “He’s got a great heart. On the court, you want everyone to be vocal and great teammates. I think he’s improved on being more vocal on the court since he’s been here. You can be quiet off the court, but on the court it’s really important to be talking and communicating and letting the team know what you’re doing” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think recruiting is a real fluid situation,” “Nowadays you have people that leave that you don’t expect it. They could go pro, they could transfer. You used to map out, we have four scholarships or three scholarships. Now, it’s, okay, this is what we have today but we could have this or this or this. You have to stay flexible” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 7, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re excited to be back home, excited to play in front of our home fans, and excited to sleep in our own beds,” “The louder the Ferrell, the better we play. Our guys feed off that. So hopefully it’s loud and we play well” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew Coach (Jamie) Dixon does a great job and I knew they’d be right in the mix,” “They’ve got some very talented players who have been there. Nembhard, Bane and Samuel are key contributors and very good players. But Coach Dixon always gets his teams to play hard and they execute well and they don’t beat themselves. You’ve got to beat them” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coach Weber’s teams are going to play hard and be fundamentally sound and you’re going to have to beat them,” “They’re not going to beat themselves. I know they’ve been playing a lot of close games and they’ve been playing better basketball. Coach Weber always has his guys competing and that’s why he’s a tremendous coach” External link

wacotrib Monday, February 3, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re excited to be back home, excited to play in front of our home fans, and excited to sleep in our own beds,” “The louder the Ferrell, the better we play. Our guys feed off that. So hopefully it’s loud and we play well” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew Coach (Jamie) Dixon does a great job and I knew they’d be right in the mix,” “They’ve got some very talented players who have been there. Nembhard, Bane and Samuel are key contributors and very good players. But Coach Dixon always gets his teams to play hard and they execute well and they don’t beat themselves. You’ve got to beat them” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT



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Scott Drew said : “Dale is someone who we targeted because he’s a high character young man with a tremendous work ethic,” “He has seen the success we’ve had developing guards, and he wants to continue that tradition. We believe he’s a perfect fit for our program and we’re excited to welcome him into the Baylor Family” External link

usaToday Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The one thing you missed out on this year was the fans and the interaction, and it’s great to be able to feel the energy,” “The turnout today at the parade, I know our players really enjoyed it, and I know our families really enjoyed it, and we can’t thank the fans of Central Texas enough” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s one of the things that excites me the most is seeing them recognized and honored for all their hard work in laying the foundation,” “They deserve it and we wouldn’t be where we’re at without them” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The one thing you missed out on this year was the fans and the interaction, and it’s great to be able to feel the energy,” “The turnout today at the parade, I know our players really enjoyed it, and I know our families really enjoyed it, and we can’t thank the fans of Central Texas enough” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:32:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Coaching is like being a parent, and Christmastime you see the kids opening up presents. You see them excited, you're excited," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaching is like being a parent, and Christmastime you see the kids opening up presents. You see them excited, you’re excited,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Our joy is Jesus, others, yourself. It’s so tough to put other people in front of you. And teams that do that are obviously more successful,” “Our guys, their love for each other … they deserve all that they’re getting” External link

therepublic Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaching is like being a parent, and Christmastime you see the kids opening up presents. You see them excited, you're excited,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Our joy is Jesus, others, yourself. It's so tough to put other people in front of you. And teams that do that are obviously more successful,” “Our guys, their love for each other ... they deserve all that they're getting” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, April 7, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

wate Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” ”We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself, they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

manilatimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

yourerie Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "One thing I can tell you about our guards: when the best is needed, the. best is usually provided," "No pressure, no diamonds. And our guys, the better the opponent, the better they play. And they love being the first first to win conference since 1950, first to win a national championship. I mean, that really motivates them. And when you've got a competitor like that and a competitive group like that, really makes it easy to coach" External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that's what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they've been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:52:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

bangordailynews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You don’t get these opportunities often, and we were on a mission to make the most of it,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that's what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they've been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

news4jax Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud,” “They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this” External link

wishtv Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Those guys didn't want to lose for each other," "They wanted to play for each other. And they're winners. They're experienced. They're tough. They love one another" External link

cbs46 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Look at how much great basketball we have (in Texas) from high school, AAU, junior college, college," "And we haven't won a national championship since '66. It's long overdue for the state and so pleased for all of them" External link

cbs46 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I don't know if there was much of a difference," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "When the fans are happy, that’s what makes our players happy and proud," "They stuck with us, they’ve been with us through the lean years. They deserve this" External link

fox35orlando Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:17:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “A lot of joy in the locker room, for sure,” “But our joy is Jesus, others, yourself. It’s so tough to put other people in front of you. And teams that do that are obviously more successful. And our guys, I think, their love for each other … they deserve all that they’re getting” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "They came out and fed off of each other and got off to a great start, and defensively we're pretty good," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

fox59 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

missoulian Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “If you’re going to war, I’m taking these guys,” External link

forbes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “he’s the king of fly fishing; I think I’m king of the bass fishing,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You can’t be good at defense and not practice it for three weeks, four weeks, five weeks,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Since 2008, we’ve won 18 or more,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

usaToday Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I can tell you that our guys have been motivated all year. It’s a player-led team,” “We’re so blessed to have unbelievable upperclassmen and leadership. But we play with a culture of joy and as you saw for yourself they came out and they fed off of each other. We got off to a great start and then defensively we’re pretty good” External link

click2houston Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:18:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they're here to cheer us on," External link

wtsp Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’ve been ranked No. 1 three out of the last five years,” “All the players these last 18 years are a direct reflection of why we are where we are today. They mentor our young people and because of that we have a culture of joy which is a winning culture” External link

click2houston Monday, April 5, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they're here to cheer us on," External link

khou Monday, April 5, 2021 5:55:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they're here to cheer us on," External link

arkansasonline Monday, April 5, 2021 10:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every day you’re grinding, and you don’t really look back. You’re pressing forward,” External link

wkbn Monday, April 5, 2021 6:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

therepublic Monday, April 5, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every day you're grinding. And you really don't look back,” “You just keep pressing forward. And we’ve been so blessed to have unbelievable players that have bought into what we like to do with the program, tremendous assistant coaches that have sacrificed so much time, hard work, sweat to get us here” External link

statesman Monday, April 5, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Mack Rhoades ) : “The Baylor faithful, they've supported us through the lean years and the rebuilding years,” “And you can't get there without administration that believes in you and supports you President Livingstone, Mack Rhoades and his staff, they've been phenomenal for us. And when you have that family atmosphere and everybody pulling for everybody, good things can happen. And obviously they've happened for us” External link

statesman Monday, April 5, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “If we’re not where we were, I can’t see the difference,” External link

statesman Monday, April 5, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:29:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on," External link

foxnews Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We did talk to our team before we went out and said that Freddie and Devonte and Tristan were all in the stands and how much they wish they had this opportunity but they’re here to cheer us on,” External link

click2houston Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought he made great reads,” “I thought he really got going at the end of the half and I know everyone was excited with his last 3. But that’s what makes him so good is he’s a two-way player. Defensive player of the year, but on the offensive end he can score and he can create for others” External link

wacotrib Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Every day you're grinding, and you don't really look back. You're pressing forward," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “If we’re not where we were,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought all year long our secret to our success has been our bench,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Whoever we play, it will be a hard-fought game," "We know we are there, but whoever we play, we know it will be a great matchup" External link

upi Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every day you're grinding, and you don't really look back. You're pressing forward,” External link

wftv Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

cleveland Saturday, April 3, 2021 9:34:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

khou Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 11:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Defensively, they have a great toughness about them, and you can see why they’ve been so successful this year,” “When you watch them play they just don’t give up many easy buckets or easy shots. Everything’s contested, everything’s earned” External link

wacotrib Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kelvin Sampson ) : “I have the utmost respect for Coach Sampson going back to when he was at Oklahoma when I first got to the league,” “He’s someone I stayed in contact with and learned a lot from, and he’s an outstanding coach. We got a great team, they got a great team, and whoever makes a couple more plays, makes a couple more free throws, takes care of the ball a little bit better, rebounds it a little bit better, that’s the team that will move on” External link

wacotrib Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

click2houston Friday, April 2, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You have to go through bad times, good times, tough times,” External link

eagletribune Friday, April 2, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew told : “I prayed about it. I felt led to come here,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, April 2, 2021 11:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Obviously once we got into the season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," "But the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March" External link

foxnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Obviously once we got into the season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought,” “But the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

eagletribune Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

wftv Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought,” “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Once we got into the (first) season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-foot-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought," “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Haven’t stayed up that late since studying for college exams,” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Obviously once we got into the season and you found out that most of your team were walk-ons and most of them weren’t over 6-2, then you realized it might be tougher than you originally thought,” “But obviously the goal was always to build a program that could consistently compete and have an opportunity to play in March” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With us, there is no book to this because no one’s gone through it before,” “Just really appreciate our players trusting and believing in us when we came back from the pause and we weren’t really ourselves. We still found ways to win games and be able to win a Big 12 championship” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We knew they were going to make a run at us because that's what they do,” “That's what any team in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight will do. They're well-coached and they don't want to go home either. I thought every time they made a big play, our guys really answered. MaCio's big 3, Adam big 3. Davion getting to the cup. Credit our upperclassmen for not panicking” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I wouldn’t be where I am without him,” External link

dallasnews Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It just showed how focused and ready to play we were,” “We got good looks and the guys made them” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:58:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four. We’re on the verge of that,” “I think in life, experiences always teach you lessons and different things. And hopefully our staff will be able to prepare our guys and put them in a good position through the two experiences in the Elite Eights before” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament. And you never take that for granted,” “And every time you have an opportunity to do something like this, especially after last year where there was no NCAA Tournament, so many of our guys came back to be a part of this and play in this” External link

cleveland Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think our defense had been really good until we hit that pause ... and it diminished," "I think we're starting to get it back to where it was" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Both teams are really good in transition, and both teams have very good defenders, very athletic and [exert] pressure," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think first and foremost, everybody's played enough games now where there are no freshmen anymore," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Arkansas does a tremendous job in forcing turnovers and getting easies on the other end because of that, too," External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four. We’re on the verge of that,” “I think in life, experiences always teach you lessons and different things. And hopefully our staff will be able to prepare our guys and put them in a good position through the two experiences in the Elite Eights before” External link

gazette Monday, March 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament. And you never take that for granted,” “And every time you have an opportunity to do something like this, especially after last year where there was no NCAA Tournament, so many of our guys came back to be a part of this and play in this” External link

gazette Monday, March 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches always tell you you’d rather have an older guard than a younger guard, but at the end of the day both of our teams have great guards and if we didn’t, we wouldn’t be still playing,” External link

gazette Monday, March 29, 2021 10:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Coach [Eric] Musselman's done a great job of putting him in positions to be successful," "He's a really talented player who can hurt you in a variety of ways" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 29, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Muss has done a great job with them, and basically they’re the hottest team in the country besides Gonzaga,” “We’re playing a team that has a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence, and they really get after you. It doesn’t matter if you’re up or down, they’re never out of it with their athleticism and toughness” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 29, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anytime you’re third in the SEC in scoring, anytime you’re projected a first-round draft pick, obviously you have a lot of talent and ability,” “Coach Musselman has done a great job putting him in positions to be successful. He can hurt you in a variety of ways” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 29, 2021 8:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four. We’re on the verge of that,” “I think in life, experiences always teach you lessons and different things. And hopefully our staff will be able to prepare our guys and put them in a good position through the two experiences in the Elite Eights before” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 29, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament. And you never take that for granted,” “And every time you have an opportunity to do something like this, especially after last year where there was no NCAA Tournament, so many of our guys came back to be a part of this and play in this” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 29, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches always tell you you’d rather have an older guard than a younger guard, but at the end of the day both of our teams have great guards and if we didn’t, we wouldn’t be still playing,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 29, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really hard to win and advance in the tournament, and you never take that for granted,” “You’ve got to take advantage of every opportunity. And obviously we have an opportunity to go to a Final Four as will another team. And hopefully we put our best foot forward, control all the things we can control” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "You've got to take advantage of every opportunity, and obviously we have an opportunity to go to the Final Four," "Hopefully, we'll put our best foot forward" External link

foxnews Sunday, March 28, 2021 6:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “In the second half, I really commend our guys for coming in and trying to find a way to get better shot selection and try to put some points on the board and at the same time get some stops, so we could get out in transition,” “I don’t know when the last time they had 16 turnovers, but normally they’re in the sixes and sevens and eights. So our guys really did a great job” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 28, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When we were two for 12 at the half (on 3-pointers) we knew we had to get inside,” “We had decent looks, not great looks. Credit Villanova for doing a great job contesting shots. I thought our guards did a great job not settling and probing more. And because of that we shot 53 percent in the second half” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 28, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “In the beginning of the year, every team in the country wants to go to the NCAA Tournament. Every team in the country wants to go to the Final Four,” “And we’re on the verge of doing that” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 28, 2021 5:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You've got to take advantage of every opportunity, and obviously we have an opportunity to go to the Final Four,” “Hopefully, we'll put our best foot forward” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “At the beginning of the year, every team in the country wants to be in the NCAA tournament , every team in the country wants to go to a Final Four,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We saw (Robinson-Earl) a year ago and thought he was a great player then,” “He’s improved now. There’s a reason he’s going to be in the NBA at some point when he chooses to go there. Guys with his size, athleticism and skill set don’t come around often. What impresses me the most, besides his ability to play inside and outside, is that he lets the game come to him. He doesn’t force a lot” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:56:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Mark Few ) : “Coach Mac is an unbelievable competitor,” “My brother and I and Grant and Coach Few were playing pickleball, socially distancing with masks on. But Mac’s diving on the rug trying to get a loose ball. He’s just a scrapper, competitor, he never gives up” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:39:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We went from a team that was really long on the front line to a team that is a smaller, quicker team,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:06:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with Davion up front and then we have guys that are all bought in to try to apply as much ball pressure as possible,” “You’re never going to shut out a great team like Wisconsin, but you just want to make things as difficult as possible” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

seattlepi Monday, March 22, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew the guys were locked into the scouting and would play well,” “Fifteen assists and four turnovers? I didn't think we'd play that well, but that's a pretty good number against a really good team” External link

seattlepi Monday, March 22, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

buffalonews Monday, March 22, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

missoulian Monday, March 22, 2021 6:55:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

bostonglobe Monday, March 22, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There is no book, there is no guarantee how you’re going to come back, when you’re going to come back and if you’re going to be able to make it far enough to where it can pay off,” “Right now, I think defensively the last two games we’re a lot better than we were prior to them” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 22, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew the guys were locked into the scouting and would play well,” “Fifteen assists and four turnovers? I didn't think we'd play that well, but that's a pretty good number against a really good team” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 22, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The starting lineup I believe is older than the (Chicago) Bulls’ starting lineup,” “Anytime you have that kind of experience, first and foremost, you have maturity and you don’t want to go home. That’s a huge advantage come tournament time” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think everybody who watched that game was very impressed,” “There’s a reason analytically why they’ve been top 15 or 20 most of the year in KenPom (basketball analytics). It’s a team that their experience is irreplaceable come postseason, and it’s a recipe for success when you have 22 or 23 year-olds playing against 18 and 17 year-olds” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Obviously, you never want to see anyone foul out of a game that way,” “And I think that’s a great reminder just how important it is to keep your composure and not put yourself in a position where an official can make a judgment to give you a technical. We need everybody, and obviously Mark felt bad at the time, but he was a great teammate on the bench. And we told him, the good thing is he’s rested now” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I couldn’t be more proud and pleased, but not surprised at all,” “They’re great coaches and were great coaches when they were here. I do know a lot of brackets were busted, that’s a fact for sure” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m always excited to come back home,” “We’ve got a lot of friends, family, people in that part of the country. At the same time really excited because I know I’m going to see my brother and other assistant coaches that are taking their programs. And it makes it easy for my mom and dad, they don’t have to go to two places” External link

therepublic Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once you reach that plateau and take some time off, it’s easier to get back to it than if you never reached that,” “The good thing for our guys is a couple weeks ago we were there” External link

therepublic Saturday, March 20, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think I was maybe the only one on our team not watching that,” External link

fox59 Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think I was maybe the only one on our team not watching that,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 20, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, anybody playing in March is a very well-coached team and you usually have very good guard play, and they have two really good guards that do a great job on the offensive and defensive end,” “They’ve really been on a roll, really shooting the ball well, and that league has had a lot of success in recent history” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The good thing with our guys, a couple of weeks ago before the pause, they were there,” “A couple days of practice and refreshing their bodies and minds, hopefully we can get back quicker. Sometimes a younger group, a bunch of 17 and 18-year olds, it’s usually two weeks of practice. If you have a veteran group maybe it’s two days of practice. This time of year, you’re still trying to get better. The teams that don’t get better they go home” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When it comes to the NCAA tournament, everybody’s good, everybody’s talented,” “But usually the teams that make it to March have great guard play, and they do” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “MaCio has never had an opportunity to play in the NCAA tournament, Jared had one opportunity, Davion had one (at Auburn in 2018-19), but it was limited minutes,” “That’s why I’m sure a lot of teams across the country, with last year no one going to the tournament, you’re going to have a lot of nerves, a lot of excitement” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, anybody playing in March is a very well-coached team and you usually have very good guard play, and they have two really good guards that do a great job on the offensive and defensive end,” “They’ve really been on a roll, really shooting the ball well, and that league has had a lot of success in recent history” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The good thing with our guys, a couple of weeks ago before the pause, they were there,” “A couple days of practice and refreshing their bodies and minds, hopefully we can get back quicker. Sometimes a younger group, a bunch of 17 and 18-year olds, it’s usually two weeks of practice. If you have a veteran group maybe it’s two days of practice. This time of year, you’re still trying to get better. The teams that don’t get better they go home” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When it comes to the NCAA tournament, everybody’s good, everybody’s talented,” “But usually the teams that make it to March have great guard play, and they do” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 19, 2021 2:42:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m always excited to come back home,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once you reach that plateau and take some time off, it's easier to get back to it than if you never reached that,” “The good thing for our guys is a couple weeks ago we were there” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Everything he does, he takes very seriously,” “He’s one of those guys that has a grown-man mentality. And what I mean by that is there’s a lot of freedom in college, there’s a lot of time to enjoy life. But I think he really prioritizes: the schoolwork, being on a committee, his craft, playing basketball, all that comes first and foremost, and socializing is put on the back burner. And because of that sacrifice for the things that are most important, he’s made a big difference on that committee. They really respect that he’s on calls, he gives his opinion” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We have a lot of great team bonding ideas for them. So, we’re going to have some fun here and make sure that rather than just hanging out in the rooms that we’re able to spend time with our guys,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Nowadays, you spend so much time with your players, you better get guys you want to be around,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think that’s one thing about the NCAA tournament, no matter what region you’re in, there’s going to be a lot of good and talented teams with a lot of history, tradition,” “So it’s one of those things in March everybody loves because it’s a 40-minute game. Anybody can win in that 40 minutes. It’s not a best of seven. You better bring it” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With us, we’re blessed because we’ve been able to get a couple days of practice that were much needed,” “We’ll get in more days, so we’ll be hungry and ready to go. When you’re just playing, prepping, playing, prepping, you really don’t get a chance to practice anything” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think that’s one thing about the NCAA tournament, no matter what region you’re in, there’s going to be a lot of good and talented teams with a lot of history, tradition,” “So it’s one of those things in March everybody loves because it’s a 40-minute game. Anybody can win in that 40 minutes. It’s not a best of seven. You better bring it” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With us, we’re blessed because we’ve been able to get a couple days of practice that were much needed,” “We’ll get in more days, so we’ll be hungry and ready to go. When you’re just playing, prepping, playing, prepping, you really don’t get a chance to practice anything” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We have such a mature group,” “When you show them things on film, they want to learn, they want to get better. But there’s no substitute for actually being on the court practicing and repping stuff. So hopefully our rotations will be a lot tighter and our defense will be a lot more in sync like it was prior to the pause when we were really flying around and doing a great job” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Once you reach that plateau and then you take some time off,” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s not like you’re staying right where you were at and everyone is catching up,” “No, you’re losing ground and they’re gaining” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When you’re just playing and prepping, playing and prepping, you really don’t get a chance to practice anything,” External link

dallasnews Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know our last title was 1950, so we’ve had a lot of great players who helped work toward this,” “We finished second several times, and everyone’s contributed, the fans, the staff, the players to get to this point. I couldn’t be more proud of our players really persevering down the stretch” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I was able to beat them into the locker room, get the water ready and get them," "And I got the cold water ready for them, too" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that’s had COVID would know, when you come back, you’re not 100%,” “The people that didn’t and weren’t able to practice or work out, I would say that’s rust. And then the last thing I would say, it’s a chemistry game” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that's had COVID would know, when you come back, you're not 100%,” “The people that didn't and weren't able to practice or work out, I would say that's rust. And then the last thing I would say, it's a chemistry game” External link

highlandstoday Monday, March 1, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that's had COVID would know, when you come back, you're not 100%,” “The people that didn't and weren't able to practice or work out, I would say that's rust. And then the last thing I would say, it's a chemistry game” External link

click2houston Monday, March 1, 2021 9:33:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Anyone that's had COVID would know, when you come back, you're not 100%,” “The people that didn't and weren't able to practice or work out, I would say that's rust. And then the last thing I would say, it's a chemistry game” External link

kiro7 Monday, March 1, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Our guys, we didn't quit. We had chances,” “It was down to five or seven, I thought we were right there. They drew a foul and I thought that was the turning point as far as our comeback” External link

seattlepi Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:41:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Really excited to win, really excited to be back," "Obviously does three weeks affect your play? 100 percent" External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "It really showed a lot of heart from our guys. I’ve talked to a lot of coaches that have had long pauses," External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "We had some positive energy, mojo going into the locker room from that," "That kept it in striking distance where we could make that second-half push, and get back in it, get the lead" External link

foxnews Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Really excited to win, really excited to be back,” “Obviously does three weeks affect your play? 100 percent” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It really showed a lot of heart from our guys. I’ve talked to a lot of coaches that have had long pauses,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We had some positive energy, mojo going into the locker room from that,” “That kept it in striking distance where we could make that second-half push, and get back in it, get the lead” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “At the end of the day, this was really a team effort,” “We could have gotten real rattled. That was one thing talking to a lot of coaches, they say it’s so frustrating because you remember how you were playing before the pause, and you want to play just like that, and it doesn’t happen, and you can’t get frustrated. So I really tried to keep positive” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You were just excited to be back in the gym, excited to see everybody,” “Obviously like Christmas break as a coach you want to make sure no one gets injured and you can get some rhythm and chemistry going again. Needless to say, I think the guys were pretty tired, and hopefully can get as much junk out as possible between now and Tuesday” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We know the long game of this that hopefully come March we’re able to be healthy and continue to grow from this past Sunday on to being at our best,” “Maybe we’re a little fresher because of it. Again taking the positives, we were playing really well, we were on a roll, but again you have to adjust and make the most of each and every situation” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “With Iowa State, one thing that’s been consistent if you watch most of their games is they’re either leading in the second half or definitely were close the last five minutes,” “If you look at us, we got out to a 10-point lead and they came back and took the lead with under 10 minutes to play at their place” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It felt like you were coming back from Christmas break, where you were just excited to be back in the gym, excited to see everybody,” “Needless to say, I think the guys were pretty tired” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It felt like you were coming back from Christmas break, where you were just excited to be back in the gym, excited to see everybody,” “Needless to say, I think the guys were pretty tired” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You get to spend the entire year helping your game get better without the outside pressure or having to worry about being ready for each and every game, so it’s truly one year of development,” External link

arkansasonline Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Jared’s been around, he knows that it’s hard to win on the road. You’ve got make sure you that handle whatever crowds they have, whatever energy they have,” “Jared’s a big-game player, so you can always get the best in the biggest moments from him” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Shaka Smart ) : “Coach (Shaka) Smart does a great job, they’ve got a great program,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Jared’s been around, he knows that it’s hard to win on the road. You’ve got make sure you that handle whatever crowds they have, whatever energy they have,” “Jared’s a big-game player, so you can always get the best in the biggest moments from him” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Shaka Smart ) : “Coach (Shaka) Smart does a great job, they’ve got a great program,” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Jared’s been around, he knows that it’s hard to win on the road. You’ve got make sure you that handle whatever crowds they have, whatever energy they have,” “Jared’s a big-game player, so you can always get the best in the biggest moments from him” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:19:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Every time we play him, he’s really good,” “I heard the other day, watching one of their games, (Kansas coach) Bill Self called him the most athletic player in the conference. I don’t know if he’s the most athletic, but if there’s someone equal with him, that’s probably it. He’s very talented and hard to keep off the glass. His dunks are usually on SportsCenter” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 2, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He has a chance to be one of the best rebounders to ever play at Texas if he keeps rebounding at the percentages he’s rebounding at per minute,” “It’s really hard to keep him off the glass. At the same time, he’s knocking down shots, he’s creating off the bounce. He’s a very versatile defender. There’s a reason why he’s projected so high in the draft, a lot of things you can’t teach” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 2, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Matt really got us a great life and a great run where we could get separation,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, January 31, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Davion's worked so hard since he got here ... on being a more consistent shooter," External link

foxnews Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "It reminded me of Makai (Mason) against TCU (in 2019), MaCio’s had streaks like that, Jared Butler’s had streaks like that," "That’s the great thing about this team is each and every night someone can get hot. Davion’s worked so hard since he got here to work on his shooting and being a more consistent shooter. I think he showed that" External link

wacotrib Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Everybody would love to be ranked No. 1 because when you play you want to be the best,” “At the same time, we all know the ranking at the end of the year is the one that matters the most. Right now, we’ll take one game at a time in conference, and hope at the end of year like so many other teams right now, the final ranking is the one all of us wanted to be a part of” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Mark Few ) : “I know that we would love at some point to have an opportunity to play them as they would love to play us because Coach (Mark) Few and I tried to have that game first and we tried to reschedule,” “But at some point if we don’t play and we would meet in Indianapolis, I can tell you that we would all be very happy with that because that means we both had great years” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It was a special week and Jared’s a special player,” “It seems like he saves his best for the biggest games and when his team needs him the most. For some guys, they just rise to the top of their game in the most heated moments. Jared is somebody who’s a humble, hungry teammate that everybody enjoys playing with” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When Mark (Vital) made those baskets inside, it not only opened things outside, it gave us mojo and gave us confidence,” “At the end of the day, it’s hard (for the defense) to extend when you’re getting layups” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, our depth comes into play,” “The fact that we can rotate guys, keep guys fresh, I think that’s huge. The second thing would be the experience of our guys. Normally, experienced players go to another level in the last 10 minutes of the game” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s the great thing with an experienced team because obviously we were all frustrated with (rebounding),” “That’s one of the things we do is credit ourselves with competing on the glass. I think the guys rose up to the challenge and did much better finding blockouts, holding blockouts, and then on the offensive end being able to get free to get rebounds” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:04:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "That’s one of the things we do as a team is competing on the glass," "I think the guys raised up to the challenge and really did a much better job of finding blockouts — holding blockouts —- and then on the offensive end, being able to get free and get rebounds" External link

foxnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 6:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When Mark (Vital) made those baskets inside, it not only opened things outside, it gave us mojo and gave us confidence,” “At the end of the day, it’s hard (for the defense) to extend when you’re getting layups” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First of all, our depth comes into play,” “The fact that we can rotate guys, keep guys fresh, I think that’s huge. The second thing would be the experience of our guys. Normally, experienced players go to another level in the last 10 minutes of the game” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s the great thing with an experienced team because obviously we were all frustrated with (rebounding),” “That’s one of the things we do is credit ourselves with competing on the glass. I think the guys rose up to the challenge and did much better finding blockouts, holding blockouts, and then on the offensive end being able to get free to get rebounds” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 24, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s one of the things we do as a team is competing on the glass,” “I think the guys raised up to the challenge and really did a much better job of finding blockouts — holding blockouts —- and then on the offensive end, being able to get free and get rebounds” External link

therepublic Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “They’ve done a great job getting in transition,” “So you can’t turn the ball over because when you’ve got five guards out there like they have quite a bit of the time, at least four guards, they do a great job in conversion. So we can’t have the turnovers we’ve had the last two games and not pay a price if we turn it over with live-ball turnovers” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s why he’s such a valuable player for us is he does a lot of things that might not show up in the stat box,” “When he’s rebounding at that level, it really frees up other guys to get rebounds, and at the same time allows us to be much more effective and efficient as our best offensive rebounding numbers in the last couple of games. They call them Glue Guys and other things like that, but basically it’s a winner” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The great thing is we’ve got so many returning players from last year, at the end of the day personal experience does most of that talking,” “Now anytime you play somebody, we’re going to bring up what worked and didn’t work. Obviously they did a lot of things scheme-wise that bothered us. Hopefully, we’ll be better prepared and put our guys in better position to be successful” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Bill Self ) : “Coach (Bill) Self always does an amazing job adjusting his scheme to fit his personnel,” “I know they lost a tough one at Oklahoma State, but again it’s a talented team. He puts them in the right positions to be successful. They’re getting better. You’ve got to be a good team to be top 10 in the nation” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The great thing is we’ve got so many returning players from last year, at the end of the day personal experience does most of that talking,” “Now anytime you play somebody, we’re going to bring up what worked and didn’t work. Obviously they did a lot of things scheme-wise that bothered us. Hopefully, we’ll be better prepared and put our guys in better position to be successful” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Bill Self ) : “Coach (Bill) Self always does an amazing job adjusting his scheme to fit his personnel,” “I know they lost a tough one at Oklahoma State, but again it’s a talented team. He puts them in the right positions to be successful. They’re getting better. You’ve got to be a good team to be top 10 in the nation” External link

wacotrib Monday, January 18, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When you’ve got two top-five defenses in the country playing in a great environment, it’s not easy,” “We’ve got to be happy with the (last) eight minutes and happy with the first-half defense and grow from it and get better. Free throw shooting is something you’ve got to do to win close games. We’ve got to get better at it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That was one of the plays in the last eight minutes that gave us momentum, gave us confidence, and allowed us to get separation,” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “When you watch games from last year, it’s amazing the impact crowds have on games,” “We’re allowed just over 2,000, and that’s why it’s so critical that we get those 2,000 because they make a difference. Whatever crowds people have, whatever noise, not only affects both teams, they affect the officials too” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 15, 2021 7:41:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

seattlepi Monday, January 11, 2021 10:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

denverpost Monday, January 11, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 11, 2021 9:23:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration,” External link

usaToday Monday, January 11, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That’s a great honor and a great team award,” “And what I mean by that is anytime someone gets an honor it’s because of his teammates. Davion knew Jared was going, and he wanted to make sure that we had opportunities to get Jared the ball. They recognize that when someone’s hot, instead of getting their own, they try to feed that guy” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 10, 2021 4:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Jamie Dixon ) : “First coach (Jamie) Dixon does a tremendous job,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “A lot of times as coaches you don’t want to have a starting lineup, you want to have a starting rotation,” “Basically we have a lot of guys when they step on the court who can help us. As a coach, you just want consistency from people to control what they can control, making the right reads, the right plays, not turning it over” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’ve got to get better with the ball,” “I think we’ve had some turnovers where keeping it in one hand and being a little more ball strong will help with that” External link

wacotrib Saturday, January 9, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s a luxury, but coaches know that there is no safe lead in the Big 12,” “We’ve had big leads and lost them and been down big and come back. The tough thing is you fight human nature when you get a big lead. And you think and assume things are going to be easy, and in Big 12 play they’re not” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The game’s slowed down for him, he’s a lot more confident, he catches balls a lot easier, he finishes a lot easier,” “Again all that kind of goes down to experience. The other thing is his confidence is really growing, and I think the players’ confidence in him is growing” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Matt’s a great kid, he’s got a great heart,” “He’s somebody I think you’ve seen his basketball game mature from his freshman year to now, and mentally he’s done the same. None of us are where we want to be, that’s why each day we want to get better, we want to improve, but you can definitely see in his game he’s taking steps forward, and that mental part is a big reason for that, putting in the time, working on the right things, feeling more comfortable in what he needs to do” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s a luxury, but coaches know that there is no safe lead in the Big 12,” “We’ve had big leads and lost them and been down big and come back. The tough thing is you fight human nature when you get a big lead. And you think and assume things are going to be easy, and in Big 12 play they’re not” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The game’s slowed down for him, he’s a lot more confident, he catches balls a lot easier, he finishes a lot easier,” “Again all that kind of goes down to experience. The other thing is his confidence is really growing, and I think the players’ confidence in him is growing” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Matt’s a great kid, he’s got a great heart,” “He’s somebody I think you’ve seen his basketball game mature from his freshman year to now, and mentally he’s done the same. None of us are where we want to be, that’s why each day we want to get better, we want to improve, but you can definitely see in his game he’s taking steps forward, and that mental part is a big reason for that, putting in the time, working on the right things, feeling more comfortable in what he needs to do” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 8, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "He’s a coach, he knows who deserves the credit, and that’s the players and the staff, administration," External link

foxnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Basketball is such a game of momentum and spurts. Sometimes you just need to get in a timeout ... and come back a little more focused," "We did that, and the substitutions gave us new energy, new life" External link

foxnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought Jonathan at the end of the game really did a tremendous job when we were switching ball screens,” “The other thing is double-figures rebounding. With him and Mark (Vital), you feel pretty good when shots go up and those two are in the area that one of those two will come down with it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 3, 2021 8:00:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought Jonathan at the end of the game really did a tremendous job when we were switching ball screens,” “The other thing is double-figures rebounding. With him and Mark (Vital), you feel pretty good when shots go up and those two are in the area that one of those two will come down with it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, January 3, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Very seldom do you have a team that you win by the margins that we’ve won, and consistently won,” “Sometimes with teams, you’ll get up by 15 or 20 and then let the other team come back and it’s a 10 or 12-point game. We’ve really done a phenomenal job of building on leads and putting teams away and not allowing them to get back into games” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The game’s slowed down for him, he’s a lot more confident, he catches balls a lot easier, he finishes a lot easier,” “Again all that kind of goes down to experience. The other thing is his confidence is really growing, and I think the players’ confidence in him is growing” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Definitely the rotations always tighten up in conference,” “Typically, teams play between six and nine guys. This year you’ve got to have more depth because of COVID and being ready to play. We’re blessed we’ve got a number of guys who can help us. If we’re shorthanded in some games, hopefully our depth helps us at that point” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think Iowa State is one of those teams like Kansas State had a lot of transition, had a lot of new pieces,” “Without the summertime, without the scrimmages, there are teams that are going to continue to get better the more they play together. You look at Iowa State, they’ve got a lot of talented players, they’ve got a great coach (Steve Prohm). I think against West Virginia, they showed what they’re capable of” External link

wacotrib Friday, January 1, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Coming back from break, you're either practicing or playing," "I know guys would rather play a game than be in practice for two or three hours" External link

foxnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "You schedule two (games) in hopes that you definitely get one in. And we were able to be blessed to play two games, and it allowed us to try some things we use in conference, and be able to do that against people besides ourselves," "We were able to give some guys some playing experience, and all of that stuff bodes well and helps you down the line because you never know when your number’s going to be called" External link

foxnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I thought Alcorn did a good job coming in and being excited to play and made some shots. Tried to hold it, and not let the game get too up and down, and credit them and their coach for a good game plan," "I thought our guys did a better job of ... settling down and getting stops. And then once we were able to get in a rhythm and a routine, obviously we were able to pull away" External link

foxnews Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That was his first collegiate dunk, so he said he was a little nervous up there,” “So he got that technical. Adam for 16 minutes, I thought he did a lot of really good things. As always, he made shots, made the right reads, made the right passes. It’s great to get him back” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Definitely they’re one of the faster offensive tempos in the country,” “Coming off Christmas break, we probably didn’t do a good enough job getting our guys sprinting and getting back in transition. Second half, I thought we did a much better job with our adjustments as far as getting back and matching up, and trying to having them try to score over our length. Our defense kind of imposed its will” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 30, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think the break was good for all of them,” “A lot more smiles. People are excited to be back, but they were excited to be home too. Now they know we’ve got a couple of games and the Big 12 right around the corner, so they’re focused and ready to go. The good thing is no one put on too much weight over the holidays except for us coaches” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s really a great opportunity for them to experience what it’s like to get ready for a Big 12 tournament when you play multiple games in multiple days,” “You definitely shorten what you do and just try to make sure you don’t overload them, and they get what’s most important” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “They have three seniors and a grad transfer in the starting lineup,” “So any time you have that kind of experience, you have a chance to be a much more successful team than obviously when you have a bunch of freshmen. They’ve played a real challenging schedule. But in all their games, they’ve been very competitive” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I know they love playing basketball, they’re excited about how we’re playing. But at the same time a lot them are really excited to go home and get some home cooking and see family,” “They’ll do a good job, they’ve been well-trained by our trainer and our medical staff on what to do and what not to do, and hopefully we can all come back safe” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, December 26, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I know they love playing basketball, they’re excited about how we’re playing. But at the same time a lot them are really excited to go home and get some home cooking and see family," "They’ll do a good job, they’ve been well-trained by our trainer and our medical staff on what to do and what not to do, and hopefully we can all come back safe" External link

foxnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s absolutely amazing, the village of Port Edwards is just-- it’s always been a tight-knit community and we always have watched out for others and it’s just very amazing to see the outpouring of support,” External link

wsaw Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “As a coach, you don’t have to worry about motivation when you’ve only played five games,” “The things that motivate them most are negative tests and we’re playing a game versus quarantining or practice” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Etienne Germain-Lavollée ) : “If there is a window that opens up that we can work, both of us would love to do it because we know it’s great for the game,” “Both teams know each other, they want to play each other. So trying to find a time for both of us that doesn’t interfere or go against league policy and then some-thing that would provide a CBS window makes it tough too” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 11:44:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It started on the defensive end,” “We were able to get stops, we were able to get in transition. The offensive end, the guys really executed and they made shots. I thought Jon’s energy with a couple of his alley-oop dunks helped spark us as well” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It started on the defensive end,” “We were able to get stops, we were able to get in transition. The offensive end, the guys really executed and they made shots. I thought Jon’s energy with a couple of his alley-oop dunks helped spark us as well” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Kansas State has a good defense and those are some great passes on some of those (alley) oops by our guards,” “They worked hard on that and got a lot better at it. Jon gives you an opportunity to be off-target and he’ll still go get it” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 20, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Everyone that’s trained for anything, say you’re training for a marathon and all of a sudden you take a week and your training is halted, that changes stuff,” “It’s like missing a week at work. You’ve got a bunch of crud on your desk, you’ve got to sort through stuff. Same with us. It was great to be back (Thursday), it was great to practice. We didn’t look too good, but it was great to be back” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Bruce Weber ) : “They’ve played seven games now and they’re completely different than earlier in the year, schematically, personnel-wise,” “They’ve got a lot of new faces, and that chemistry, all of a sudden it takes longer to mesh or blend together. But Coach (Bruce) Weber is a great coach. You know he’s going to figure things out and put them in position to be successful” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Across the country, you’ll see teams that come off pauses, typically it takes a game or two to get back to being on a roll,” “Obviously, the more practice days the better. It’s tough to do, but that’s what we’re living in in 2020” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Austin Texas ) : “This is a disappointing time for everyone involved with our program, but we will always prioritize the health and safety of our student-athletes,” “The Big 12 Conference prepared for this possibility by leaving the final week of the regular season open, and we look forward to hosting Texas at a later date. Our program will return to competition as soon as we can do so safely” External link

foxnews Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Shaka Smart ) : “I see a lot of things that you’ve seen over the years, and that is really good players,” “They’ve gotten older and better, and I think they execute and follow coach (Shaka) Smart’s game plan, and that’s why they’re off to a great start. I think whenever you have talented players that are older, like we have and they have, it’s a recipe for success” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 13, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This is a disappointing time for everyone involved with our program, but we will always prioritize the health and safety of our student-athletes,” “The Big 12 Conference prepared for this possibility by leaving the final week of the regular season open, and we look forward to hosting Texas at a later date. Our program will return to competition as soon as we can do so safely” External link

kxxv Sunday, December 13, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We definitely didn’t do as good a job blocking out,” “But at the same time, SFA deserves a lot of credit. Coach (Kyle) Keller does a great job getting them to play hard and they were 28-3 last year and won 18 in a row. It’s a really good team that really defends and rebounds. They made it tough on us” External link

wacotrib Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coming off finals, I was obviously worried about the players’ energy and rhythm with not practicing as much,” “But I thought they did a great job. That run at the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half was really the difference” External link

foxnews Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This year more than any year you have to be flexible,” “It used to be one coach was involved in scheduling and then the head coach would sign off on the deal and vice versa. Now it’s all hands on deck to try to find answers to possible solutions and things that will work” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Logistically, it’s easier for schools that can bus because things are a lot tougher when you have to get plane fights involved and what-not,” “But the big thing is availability and then the COVID protocols and then how quick the administrators can OK all the travel and necessities” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This year more than any year you have to be flexible,” “It used to be one coach was involved in scheduling and then the head coach would sign off on the deal and vice versa. Now it’s all hands on deck to try to find answers to possible solutions and things that will work” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Logistically, it’s easier for schools that can bus because things are a lot tougher when you have to get plane fights involved and what-not,” “But the big thing is availability and then the COVID protocols and then how quick the administrators can OK all the travel and necessities” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, December 8, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re looking at a bunch of different options, so it’s probably too early to say we’ve targeted in on something,” “I think a neutral site would be how both of us would still prefer it. But at the same time we want to make it happen. So whatever has to happen we’ll do” External link

wishtv Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The coaching staff did a great job preparing me for what it would be like,” “But you walk in and it’s like a scrimmage. It’s a big-time game and yet it feels like a practice or a scrimmage. People being around people, you get energized by it. I thought our bench was really outstanding. Just really, really good” External link

wishtv Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We knew it was going to be one of only three meetings with two No. 1s,” External link

wishtv Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re disappointed to not be able to play one of the most anticipated games of the season, but we are following the advice of public health officials,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “While it will be difficult watching from a distance, I know the team is in great hands with coach Tang and our entire staff,” “I look forward to returning to the sidelines as soon as I can do so safely” External link

wacotrib Monday, November 23, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “While it will be difficult watching from a distance, I know the team is in great hands with Coach Tang and our entire staff,” External link

seattlepi Monday, November 23, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “While it will be difficult watching from a distance, I know the team is in great hands with Coach Tang and our entire staff,” External link

seattlepi Monday, November 23, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think it starts with experience," "Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience" External link

cjonline Friday, November 13, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That's hard to duplicate year in and year out,” “That just shows you how many talented teams and how many returning players in the Big 12 there are this year. This could be one of those special years, because very, very, very seldom do you get this many quality basketball teams out there” External link

foxnews Friday, November 13, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “That's hard to duplicate year in and year out,” “That just shows you how many talented teams and how many returning players in the Big 12 there are this year. This could be one of those special years, because very, very, very seldom do you get this many quality basketball teams out there” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 13, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "I think it starts with experience," "Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you're definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, November 10, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

baltimoresun Monday, November 9, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

gazette Monday, November 9, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

wral Monday, November 9, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

foxnews Monday, November 9, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

seattlepi Monday, November 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

click2houston Monday, November 9, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think it starts with experience,” “Whenever you return a lot of players that were successful, in a season that got moved back and a short summer, you’re definitely benefited from having guys that have college experience” External link

independent-UK Monday, November 9, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First and foremost, Tristan’s body is in a lot better situation than it was last year,” “He’s probably 20 pounds lighter, and because of that it does take some wear and tear off his knee. It does give him more mobility. Tristan’s a skilled player, and his touch and feel for the game are still there” External link

wacotrib Friday, October 30, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Jared brings great chemistry, charisma and confidence," "Obviously he's a tremendous player. He's one of the spiritual leaders on the team which is great" External link

wacotrib Monday, August 3, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It made our staff’s day,” “MaCio is not only a great player, but more importantly a great teammate. The energy and leadership he provides on a daily basis really is contagious. It makes going to practice that much more enjoyable for everyone” External link

wacotrib Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "It made our staff's day," "MaCio is not only a great player, but more importantly a great teammate. The energy and leadership he provides on a daily basis really is contagious. It makes going to practice that much more enjoyable for everyone" External link

wacotrib Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I would have loved to see seniors have another opportunity to come back and play in the Big 12 and NCAA tournament,” “At the same time, I understand the majority of the college basketball season had concluded, and the season for many teams had been over” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s the only time ever in my life I’ve jumped on the pile,” “You got lost in the moment” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Making sure they're able to finish out the semester, make sure that their needs are taken care of, where they know they can go to get food for those that are still on campus,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m very excited for him,” “I know he missed coaching this year. He did a great job on TV. I thought that could be a great career for him as well. But he wants to coach, it’s in his blood. But he didn’t want to go to any opportunity, he wanted to go to the right one. He’s really excited about Grand Canyon” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Making sure they're able to finish out the semester, make sure that their needs are taken care of, where they know they can go to get food for those that are still on campus,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m very excited for him,” “I know he missed coaching this year. He did a great job on TV. I thought that could be a great career for him as well. But he wants to coach, it’s in his blood. But he didn’t want to go to any opportunity, he wanted to go to the right one. He’s really excited about Grand Canyon” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We got the team together and they were depressed and down,” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew added : “If the NCAA still wants to have a smaller tournament, our guys want to be there” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think what I liked most was their work ethic, their blue collar mentality and how they brought it every day,” “Even when we lost, we always played hard and didn’t take days off. A large part of that was because they played for each other, and that’s why they would play with injuries” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “It’s always been said that you win in March with great guard play, and we arguably had the best set of guards in the nation,” “I know everybody was looking forward to a rubber match against Kansas” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I was talking with Freddie and he talked about all his life how he wanted to play in the NCAA tournament,” “That was the toughest part for all of us” External link

wacotrib Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 13, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 13, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, March 13, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 13, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 13, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “To have that opportunity abruptly taken away by something out of our control is devastating for our team, coaches and fans,” “At the same time, we will keep perspective on life's greater challenges, continue to focus on using our platform to honor God, and we'll keep everyone affected by this situation in our thoughts and prayers” External link

seattlepi Friday, March 13, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “What you feel for as a coach, if you’re blessed to play in March Madness, a lot of that experience is the fans and the hoopla and the excitement of going to the games,” External link

wacotrib Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Similar to quite a few of our guys, he’s a late bloomer,” “He’s a hard worker and someone who has the blue collar, lunch pail type of attitude. He keeps getting better and better each and every year where some other people tend to stop working because they heard this or that. He’s always stayed hungry and humble” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Similar to quite a few of our guys, he’s a late bloomer,” “He’s a hard worker and someone who has the blue collar, lunch pail type of attitude. He keeps getting better and better each and every year where some other people tend to stop working because they heard this or that. He’s always stayed hungry and humble” External link

wacotrib Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "When Mark wasn’t able to go, when Tristan wasn’t able to go, I thought Flo (Thamba) stepped up, Matt (Mayer) stepped up, and then the four guards were tremendous," "We knew it was going to be a hard-fought game. It’s tough, too, when you find out last minute people can’t go, because you don’t have a lot of time to game plan. I thought the guys did a really good job in new positions and battling inside. To come away with 17 offensive rebounds is super" External link

wacotrib Tuesday, March 3, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I thought TCU did a great job offensively controlling tempo and shortening the game,” “We tried to speed them up by putting pressure and maybe that got us out of kilter. But at the end of the day, they shot 76 percent in the second half. We wouldn’t be where we’re at right now if we gave up 76 percent against anybody” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I am so glad Desmond’s a senior,” “I love cheering for him when we’re not playing him. He’s a hard worker and a great kid and he deserves all the success he’s had. I’m glad we’ll be seeing him play in a different league next year, hopefully the NBA” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re not going to quit,” “These guys are too high character and love each other too much to quit on each other” External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It’s been great having him being able to be a regular in practice now,” “He’s one of those confidence-type kids. Guys that spend a lot of time in the gym that when they’re making shots in practice, it carries over to the game” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “His (Vital’s) knee was bothering him a little bit, so it was great to be able to rest him,” “That’s the rigors of the Big 12. Very similar to football in the Big 12, when you have grown-men bodies colliding and beating up on each other for a couple months, you get the wear and tear of that. You’re competing at a real high level and exerting a lot of energy, physically and mentally, and it just takes a toll over time” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches are always worried about something. How we would respond and come out and play. And I think that’s one of the strengths of our team all year long is we’ve shown up, we’ve played, we’ve competed,” “There was no mental lapse or letdown after our last home game” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Tristan, he did a great job on the bench supporting guys, but he just wasn’t able to go tonight,” “His (knee) is just always day-to-day. You just never know how it’s going to be” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coaches are always worried about something. How we would respond and come out and play. And I think that’s one of the strengths of our team all year long is we’ve shown up, we’ve played, we’ve competed,” “There was no mental lapse or letdown after our last home game” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Tristan, he did a great job on the bench supporting guys, but he just wasn’t able to go tonight,” “His (knee) is just always day-to-day. You just never know how it’s going to be” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “The stat that jumped out to me was being ranked No. 1 longer than anyone since Kentucky in 2015,” “I know you hear all the time there are no dominant teams, but in college basketball it is just the parity. It’s just really hard to sustain and not lose games. You look across the board and there is not much that separates these teams” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I’m really proud of how he played,” “It’s really tough when you haven’t practiced. He got limited reps the day before the game and that’s a tough environment to just jump out there. So I’m excited to get him back practicing to where we can continue having that chemistry before his injury” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Well I think that the real urgency is the goal we’ve had all year long to win a Big 12 championship,” “You are within two weeks of that being either accomplished or not. They always call it the dog days of February, but there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel here” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Except a 12-foot lob to ‘Dok,’ and he’s the only one up there,” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “The goal wasn’t to sweep Kansas, the goal was to win the Big 12,” “We’ve got to be ready for Tuesday” External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “MaCio is a really tough nut and he wanted to go, and I thought he did a really great job,” “But as anyone will tell you, it’s tough when you haven’t been practicing much to try to go in and play” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : "If you're a sports fan," External link

kxxv Saturday, February 22, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : "Some teams tend to get better. Some teams -- because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions -- they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better," "Offensively and defensively they are executing at a high rate. Coach Self's teams are never going to beat themselves" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It helps playing an early game,” “If you sit around all day and think about those things, it becomes a little tougher” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Trust me, 11 a.m. is early for any college students,” External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Some teams tend to get better. Some teams — because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions — they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, February 22, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Some teams tend to get better. Some teams — because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions — they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better,” External link

click2houston Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said ( about Kansas State ) : “Some teams tend to get better. Some teams — because of injuries, illnesses, suspensions — they taper off. I think Kansas is one of those teams that has gotten better,” External link

kiro7 Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “This whole year, from volleyball to women’s basketball, football, up and down the list,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know how hard it is to accomplish what the team has accomplished,” “At the same time, this group has stayed humble and stayed hungry” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “It doesn’t get any bigger than that,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “At the end of the day,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, February 21, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We tried to make it as difficult as we could for him,” “He got a few good looks early but we were happy those didn’t go in” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I was really pleased how our guys responded in the second half,” “When the crowd really got into it, we didn’t panic. Guys continued to operate the offense. I was just following the plays Jared was calling” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There was a chance he would have played today,” “It’s a situation where we’re waiting for the inflammation to go down and waiting for him to be able to be effective. He’s one of our tougher kids. It’ll be day to day and we’ll see how he progresses. When he’s ready and he can help us, he’ll be back out there” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know it’s going to be a war when you play West Virginia,” “You had two top five defenses in the country. You had two top five rebounding teams. I thought our guys really did a great job in sharing the ball, causing turnovers. Obviously they’re going to cause turnovers. Twenty’s too many for us. But I’m really proud of our effort. I thought defensively we were really aggressive and active” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “There was a chance he would have played today,” “It’s a situation where we’re waiting for the inflammation to go down and waiting for him to be able to be effective. He’s one of our tougher kids. It’ll be day to day and we’ll see how he progresses. When he’s ready and he can help us, he’ll be back out there” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “You know it’s going to be a war when you play West Virginia,” “You had two top five defenses in the country. You had two top five rebounding teams. I thought our guys really did a great job in sharing the ball, causing turnovers. Obviously they’re going to cause turnovers. Twenty’s too many for us. But I’m really proud of our effort. I thought defensively we were really aggressive and active” External link

wacotrib Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “First and foremost, we’ll concentrate on our next game,” “But when the weekend comes, I don’t know if there’s a better honor out there for a university than to have college game day for football and basketball in the same year” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 16, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Davion by the time he leaves Baylor has the chance to be the best,” “He’s really developed into a great on-ball defender and he really prides himself on that. First of all, it’s his athleticism and then it’s his strength. He’s got a mental toughness and a desire to play defense. A lot of times he’s been back in transition defense, and plays that are normally layups or dunks he’s able to get deflections or charges or steals. He’s a one-man wrecking crew at times” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think recruiting is a real fluid situation,” “Nowadays you have people that leave that you don’t expect it. They could go pro; they could transfer. You used to map out, ‘We have four scholarships or three scholarships.’ Now it’s, ‘Okay, this is what we have today, but we could have this or this or this.’ You have to stay flexible” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, February 8, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “He’s more reserved, but when he opens up he’s really funny,” “He’s got a great heart. On the court, you want everyone to be vocal and great teammates. I think he’s improved on being more vocal on the court since he’s been here. You can be quiet off the court, but on the court it’s really important to be talking and communicating and letting the team know what you’re doing” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 8, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I think recruiting is a real fluid situation,” “Nowadays you have people that leave that you don’t expect it. They could go pro, they could transfer. You used to map out, we have four scholarships or three scholarships. Now, it’s, okay, this is what we have today but we could have this or this or this. You have to stay flexible” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 7, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re excited to be back home, excited to play in front of our home fans, and excited to sleep in our own beds,” “The louder the Ferrell, the better we play. Our guys feed off that. So hopefully it’s loud and we play well” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew Coach (Jamie) Dixon does a great job and I knew they’d be right in the mix,” “They’ve got some very talented players who have been there. Nembhard, Bane and Samuel are key contributors and very good players. But Coach Dixon always gets his teams to play hard and they execute well and they don’t beat themselves. You’ve got to beat them” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 4, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Scott Drew said : “Coach Weber’s teams are going to play hard and be fundamentally sound and you’re going to have to beat them,” “They’re not going to beat themselves. I know they’ve been playing a lot of close games and they’ve been playing better basketball. Coach Weber always has his guys competing and that’s why he’s a tremendous coach” External link

wacotrib Monday, February 3, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “We’re excited to be back home, excited to play in front of our home fans, and excited to sleep in our own beds,” “The louder the Ferrell, the better we play. Our guys feed off that. So hopefully it’s loud and we play well” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Scott Drew said : “I knew Coach (Jamie) Dixon does a great job and I knew they’d be right in the mix,” “They’ve got some very talented players who have been there. Nembhard, Bane and Samuel are key contributors and very good players. But Coach Dixon always gets his teams to play hard and they execute well and they don’t beat themselves. You’ve got to beat them” External link

wacotrib Saturday, February 1, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT



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