Mick Cronin

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Mick Cronin said : “This was one of the first songs the band started jamming to get the juices flowing after not seeing each other for three months when the first lockdown was lifted last year. We wanted to get back to the feeling of being a young band playing songs in a garage,” “We were listening to a lot of Lou Reed’s Transformer, Richard Hawley, Jarv Is. We started it the night Scott Walker died and it took another form with the pandemic. A love song that you can wash the dishes to” External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This was one of the first songs the band started jamming to get the juices flowing after not seeing each other for three months when the first lockdown was lifted last year. We wanted to get back to the feeling of being a young band playing songs in a garage,” “We were listening to a lot of Lou Reed’s Transformer, Richard Hawley, Jarv Is. We started it the night Scott Walker died and it took another form with the pandemic. A love song that you can wash the dishes to” External link

longfordleader Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin told : "There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right," External link

foxnews Monday, April 5, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin saying : “We might not have been the best team in the country all year, but we became one of the best four teams in the country, period. This was not a fluke tonight. We would not have gotten blown out Monday night. We didn’t sneak in. You know how good Michigan and Alabama are,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 5, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin saying : “We might not have been the best team in the country all year, but we became one of the best four teams in the country, period. This was not a fluke tonight. We would not have gotten blown out Monday night. We didn’t sneak in. You know how good Michigan and Alabama are,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 5, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, April 5, 2021 10:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right,” External link

eagletribune Monday, April 5, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right,” External link

highlandstoday Monday, April 5, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

seattlepi Monday, April 5, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, April 5, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

voanews Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : "I just told them, 'We've got to let that shot go,' " "We won. I sit in coach Wooden's seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort" External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “Everybody is going to ask what I just told my team, so I’ll just tell you: I told them they have to let the last shot go,” “As much as they want to be beaten down and gutted and miserable, they have to let it go because they’re winners. As a coach all you can ask of your players is to give everything they’ve got” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

msn-uk Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it’s going to be because of who we’re playing,” External link

cleveland Sunday, April 4, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it's going to be because of who we're playing," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for him,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it’s going to be because of who we’re playing,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They took care of the ball and scored and executed in the half court, and that gave them a chance to set up their defense,” “But we don’t have a 7-3 center (Matt Haarms is BYU’s center), and obviously, we can’t run BYU’s offense” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it's going to be because of who we're playing,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it's going to be because of who we're playing,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They took care of the ball and scored and executed in the half court, and that gave them a chance to set up their defense,” “But we don't have a 7-3 center (Matt Haarms is BYU's center), and obviously, we can't run BYU's offense” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If I had told you guys last May when we were all in lockdown,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “These guys get all the credit,” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We know our next assignment is tough,” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was a Big Ten battle royal game,” “Just an awesome, awesome effort by our kids. All credit goes to them” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “These guys get all the credit,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We know our next assignment is tough,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’ve got to be able to win different ways,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was a Big Ten battle royale game,” “Nobody could find an offensive rhythm and that was just a credit to the defenses. You know, just an unbelievably physical game. It was hard to get bodies off of bodies” External link

mlive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Who wants to listen to a short Irishman tell you to get into a defensive stance,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We rode Johnny as hard as we could with his scoring,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I felt like I accomplished a lot at Cincinnati and felt like I gave everything I could to that position, every day from my heart,” “It was time for a change and a challenge for me, professionally. … We’re not done, and tomorrow is never promised. This is great, and we’ve got work to do” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Obviously, I knew the expectations. It's pretty clear at UCLA,” “I understood it and I wanted it” External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “Obviously, I knew the expectations. It's pretty clear at UCLA,” “I understood it and I wanted it” External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “These guys get all the credit,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We know our next assignment is tough,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

wftv Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:53:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "To have your father here throughout all this," External link

foxnews Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We lost two key guys and had to reinvent ourselves defensively,” External link

mlive Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Juwan Howard ) : “Coach (Juwan) Howard does an elite job,” “When your team is as organized as they are on both ends and plays as physical and as tough as they do, that’s a reflection of their coach” External link

mlive Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's many times we could have packed it in," External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “There's many times we could have packed it in,” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 29, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There's many times we could have packed it in,” External link

missoulian Monday, March 29, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our concern that he had a time-out, and I had told -- he saw me -- Coach Oats saw me telling Tyger (Campbell) and the guys to foul,” “When Dave makes it, we’re going to foul at half-court. My biggest concern was that, when we went to foul, they were going to shoot a half-court shot, and we were going to foul a guy shooting a three-point shot” External link

al Monday, March 29, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They knew, and when we went to foul him, he was going to shoot it,” “So obviously, the kids bailed me out. We played great in overtime” External link

al Monday, March 29, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been on the other side of this, and it’s like driving off a cliff,” “It’s excruciating. So it should not be -- the excellent season they had should not be dismissed” External link

al Monday, March 29, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They make you defend the whole field and makes you spread your defense out and it really challenges you in many ways,” External link

al Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s how they get out on runs,” “They’ve had some games with some massive runs on people. It’s because they’ve had multiple chances to hit the 3 on you. Their shooting is great, but we have to limit their opportunities with the defensive backboard” External link

al Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I coached in the Big East in the heyday, 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament (in 2011), so I know good teams,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 26, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve continued to try to get better at the things that go into winning, whether it’s executing and taking care of the ball on offense, being physical and rebounding, and being the better defensive team,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 26, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I coached in the Big East in the heyday, 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament (in 2011), so I know good teams,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve continued to try to get better at the things that go into winning, whether it’s executing and taking care of the ball on offense, being physical and rebounding, and being the better defensive team,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "My message was the better defensive team will win this game, and just continue to focus and worry about defense," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "My message was the better defensive team will win this game, and just continue to focus and worry about defense," External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’re finding out that the Pac-12 not being ranked all year was an absolute joke,” “And some people ought to be ashamed of themselves. Now, maybe people (in the East) can’t stay up late, and I don’t blame them because I can’t either. So maybe people can’t stay up for our games” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 22, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’re finding out that the Pac-12 not being ranked all year was an absolute joke,” “And some people ought to be ashamed of themselves. Now, maybe people (in the East) can’t stay up late, and I don’t blame them because I can’t either. So maybe people can’t stay up for our games” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 22, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “What’s realize bizarre is my parents and my players coming to the hotel to wave through the window,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Abilene Christian ) : “They’re impossible to simulate. I mean, I’m gonna try. Film is going to be extremely important,” “I can’t speak for [his players’] high school experiences, if they’ve played a team that totally disrupts you the way that Abilene Christian does. I’m hoping they have” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You gotta be able to deal with the constant, constant harassment. What happens is you get out of sorts. That’s what happened to Texas’ guards,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Being from the Midwest, I don't think people realize how hard it is to win at Colorado," External link

usaToday Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Murray State ) : "You're finding out that the Pac-12 not being ranked all year was an absolute joke," "I've been doing this a long time. Back in 2011, I coached in a league where 11 teams made the NCAA Tournament. And the national champion finished in a tie for ninth, 10th and 11th. So I know good teams. So Oregon State, Oregon, Colorado, SC, those teams winning is just not a surprise at all to me" External link

usaToday Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And I turned to T.J. Wolf on my staff, and he said, ‘Coach, he’s right. They force 20 turnovers a game. They’re really, really good.’ That was just in passing,” “So obviously they have a great coach (Joe Golding). Somebody forces 20 turnovers a game, that’s unbelievable. Somebody just told me Texas had 23 turnovers. And they got senior — they got (Andrew) Jones, (Courtney) Ramey. They’ve got serious guards now, Matt Coleman. And they turn the ball over that many times? That means Abilene Christian is really, really good. That’s all I can say” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Playing good teams can either kill you, or it makes you better,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And I turned to T.J. Wolf on my staff, and he said, ‘Coach, he’s right. They force 20 turnovers a game. They’re really, really good.’ That was just in passing,” “So obviously they have a great coach (Joe Golding). Somebody forces 20 turnovers a game, that’s unbelievable. Somebody just told me Texas had 23 turnovers. And they got senior — they got (Andrew) Jones, (Courtney) Ramey. They’ve got serious guards now, Matt Coleman. And they turn the ball over that many times? That means Abilene Christian is really, really good. That’s all I can say” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Playing good teams can either kill you, or it makes you better,” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And I turned to T.J. Wolf on my staff, and he said, ‘Coach, he’s right. They force 20 turnovers a game. They’re really, really good.’ That was just in passing,” “So obviously they have a great coach (Joe Golding). Somebody forces 20 turnovers a game, that’s unbelievable. Somebody just told me Texas had 23 turnovers. And they got senior — they got (Andrew) Jones, (Courtney) Ramey. They’ve got serious guards now, Matt Coleman. And they turn the ball over that many times? That means Abilene Christian is really, really good. That’s all I can say” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Playing good teams can either kill you, or it makes you better,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are from Southern California, so at times I have to do everything I can to inject some intensity,” “And having fun, man. This has been brutal on these kids. … Tonight was a very fun game for me as well as the guys” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Look, there’s reminders at all times, right?” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “I mean, how many times do you play a game an hour and a half from your hotel?” “I don’t know how far Purdue is, but when you’re on a bus you get there slower with high winds and rain. The bus driver might have been the MVP getting us to the game. I was starting to worry the way the bus was swaying on a two-lane road” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There was no tournament last year, it was taken away from the kids. I speak for all coaches, it's nice to have the kids get a chance to do that," "It's a big step forward for us, but we have more work to do" External link

foxnews Friday, March 19, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The game plan, I thought we had a big advantage with him,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “To have this win here with his jersey up there, now that you talk about it, maybe he was looking down on us,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There was no tournament last year, it was taken away from the kids. I speak for all coaches, it's nice to have the kids get a chance to do that,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There was no tournament last year, it was taken away from the kids. I speak for all coaches, it's nice to have the kids get a chance to do that,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, March 19, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Tom Izzo ) : “It means we’ve got to beat a Hall of Fame coach,” “One thing about coach Izzo -- the reason he has survived so long and he’s had such a great career is that they’re never easily defeated. He refuses to give in. That’s why he was able to rally his team” External link

wral Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Tom Izzo ) : “It means we’ve got to beat a Hall of Fame coach,” “One thing about coach Izzo -- the reason he has survived so long and he’s had such a great career is that they’re never easily defeated. He refuses to give in. That’s why he was able to rally his team” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I don’t know how many times in the last 24 years a West Coast team was the best team and got upset, but it’s all cyclical,” “There was a time when the team that won the championship every year was in Westwood, but that wasn’t going to last forever either. Anything can happen in an NCAA Tournament, it’s very much a coin flip” External link

sltrib Friday, March 12, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “This game could have been played with a guy playing pro (Daishen Nix), Chris Smith, Jalen Hill and (Johnny) Juzang. That’s four starters,” “We played without them (today), never trailed until the the end of the game” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re playing as well as we can play,” “We just played three really good teams, we played really well. That’s my opinion. … My job now is to make sure they don’t quit. We’re overachieving. My fear is they run out of gas” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Any veteran referee, when that ball goes in, looks over his shoulder at the coach. I was ignored,” “I’ll never forget about it, but from my experience, I’ll get reprimanded. I’m sure (the official’s) excuse will be that he couldn’t hear me, but like I said, a veteran official looks over his shoulder” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s hard to score when your team is turning it over,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not worried about other games,” “We’ll try to get better Thursday and then Friday and then go from there” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “At winning time against high-level teams, the tougher team is going to win,” “Tough enough to get the good shot, to take care of the ball, sit down and get a stop…we’re just not there” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m trying to build a program,” “Games like this send a message to me about where we’re at versus where I want to be. It exposes your weaknesses, tells you what you have to practice…that’s the bright side” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “At winning time against high-level teams, the tougher team is going to win,” “Tough enough to get the good shot, to take care of the ball, sit down and get a stop…we’re just not there” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m trying to build a program,” “Games like this send a message to me about where we’re at versus where I want to be. It exposes your weaknesses, tells you what you have to practice…that’s the bright side” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s hard to score when your team is turning it over,” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not worried about other games,” “We’ll try to get better Thursday and then Friday and then go from there” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If I was a pro scout, I would take Duarte,” “He’s the most ready-made guy. Evan Mobley is the best prospect in our league … but I do have a few friends in the league that do listen to me because I told them about guys like Jimmy Butler, who nobody wanted to draft, and I was in the Big East coaching against him” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added ( about Chris Duarte ) : “Duarte knows when to shoot, when to pass. He’s big enough, strong enough to play the two. He shoots it at the percentage you need to play in the NBA and he’s the best defensive guard in America, period” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We haven’t had the weirdness that other people have had,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If I was a pro scout, I would take Duarte,” “He’s the most ready-made guy. Evan Mobley is the best prospect in our league … but I do have a few friends in the league that do listen to me because I told them about guys like Jimmy Butler, who nobody wanted to draft, and I was in the Big East coaching against him” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added ( about Chris Duarte ) : “Duarte knows when to shoot, when to pass. He’s big enough, strong enough to play the two. He shoots it at the percentage you need to play in the NBA and he’s the best defensive guard in America, period” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We haven’t had the weirdness that other people have had,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we had that eight-point lead, he just said, ‘we ain’t losing on my senior night,’” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did a bad job defending him,” “He’s a great player, he made a lot of tough shots” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we had that eight-point lead, he just said, ‘we ain’t losing on my senior night,’” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did a bad job defending him,” “He’s a great player, he made a lot of tough shots” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When Jules (Bernard) takes his time, he can really shoot and then his strength comes into play,” “He lets the game come to him and he takes what they give him. He gives us toughness on defense, which we desperately need on this team. We need him in the lineup for athletic and toughness reasons” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Utah is a very good team, we made them look average tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never had that in a game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When Jules (Bernard) takes his time, he can really shoot and then his strength comes into play,” “He lets the game come to him and he takes what they give him. He gives us toughness on defense, which we desperately need on this team. We need him in the lineup for athletic and toughness reasons” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Utah is a very good team, we made them look average tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never had that in a game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When Jules (Bernard) takes his time, he can really shoot and then his strength comes into play,” “He lets the game come to him and he takes what they give him. He gives us toughness on defense, which we desperately need on this team. We need him in the lineup for athletic and toughness reasons” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Utah is a very good team, we made them look average tonight,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never had that in a game,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This was one of the first songs we started jamming to get the juices flowing after not seeing each other for three months when the first lockdown was lifted last year,” External link

longfordleader Monday, February 22, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The rebound was the key there,” “Jaylen (Clark) doesn’t sit around and watch. You’d think Tyger Campbell would make a wide-open 4-footer, but not Jaylen” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin explained ( about Murray State ) : “With (Arizona State’s) speed and quickness, I thought they’d drive the ball and jump into us and (the officials) were going to call a foul on us,” “It was a tie game, I didn’t want to lose the game at the foul line” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think this is the best free throw team I’ve had in 18 years. The key was getting fouled,” “We were getting stops and having possessions that we did not waste” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Mac was the reason we were able to win the game,” “We were able to gain ground with Cody (Riley) on the bench” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “My first year (at UCLA), I thought I was going to be the next coach (John) Wooden … then everyone graduated and I realized I’m far from Coach Wooden,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The rebound was the key there,” “Jaylen (Clark) doesn’t sit around and watch. You’d think Tyger Campbell would make a wide-open 4-footer, but not Jaylen” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin explained ( about Murray State ) : “With (Arizona State’s) speed and quickness, I thought they’d drive the ball and jump into us and (the officials) were going to call a foul on us,” “It was a tie game, I didn’t want to lose the game at the foul line” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think this is the best free throw team I’ve had in 18 years. The key was getting fouled,” “We were getting stops and having possessions that we did not waste” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Mac was the reason we were able to win the game,” “We were able to gain ground with Cody (Riley) on the bench” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “My first year (at UCLA), I thought I was going to be the next coach (John) Wooden … then everyone graduated and I realized I’m far from Coach Wooden,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Sean Miller ) : “They're an awfully young team and it's hard for young teams to play 40 minutes,” “That's what Sean's been fighting through with them all season” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 19, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our guys showed a lot of heart on the backboard,” “We’re really undermanned right now” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did spread (Arizona) out more in the second half,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That was huge. The key was the start of the second half, our defensive intensity,” “When you’re 18-4 on points off turnovers it’s hard to get beat” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re just trying to make sure we get into March Madness,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our guys showed a lot of heart on the backboard,” “We’re really undermanned right now” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did spread (Arizona) out more in the second half,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That was huge. The key was the start of the second half, our defensive intensity,” “When you’re 18-4 on points off turnovers it’s hard to get beat” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re just trying to make sure we get into March Madness,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The only time (the team) is together is on the bus, that’s when they’re enjoying being a college basketball player,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When I bought my house in Encino,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Especially in conference play you got to play defense, so really proud of our effort,” “Just proud of the way our guys competed” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 14, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never seen a team win a game 6 of 18 from the foul line, in a conference game on the road,” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 14, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve got to get Jaime back on track,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “With the pandemic…only positive thing out of it, we got him out to school early. A couple weeks ago I saw he was close to playing,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The kid played 27 minutes against the No. 1 pick in the draft,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Ethan Anderson killed us, he made a lot of shots,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guys gave everything they had and kept their effort up despite abysmal shooting,” “That says a lot about our guys” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are not winning games scoring 48 points,” “We got off enough to win but we didn’t come close to making enough to give ourselves a chance, not against a good team” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are not winning games scoring 48 points,” “We got off enough to win but we didn’t come close to making enough to give ourselves a chance, not against a good team” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 12:33:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are not winning games scoring 48 points,” “We got off enough to win but we didn’t come close to making enough to give ourselves a chance, not against a good team” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “With the pandemic…only positive thing out of it, we got him out to school early. A couple weeks ago I saw he was close to playing,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The kid played 27 minutes against the No. 1 pick in the draft,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Ethan Anderson killed us, he made a lot of shots,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guys gave everything they had and kept their effort up despite abysmal shooting,” “That says a lot about our guys” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve seen teams run good offense and get point-blank opportunities and not score,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve seen teams run good offense and get point-blank opportunities and not score,” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I don’t sleep until the season’s over,” “It’s that time of the year…silly, crazy games happen all the time. I’m just glad we grinded out the win” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Story of the night for us is we couldn’t get (the ball) in the hoop,” “With Jules (Bernard) out, we needed the defensive rebounding…the five rebounds were bigger for me” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I don’t sleep until the season’s over,” “It’s that time of the year…silly, crazy games happen all the time. I’m just glad we grinded out the win” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Story of the night for us is we couldn’t get (the ball) in the hoop,” “With Jules (Bernard) out, we needed the defensive rebounding…the five rebounds were bigger for me” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “For the kids, all they want to do is play games,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that,” “We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over … we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that," "We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over ... we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes" External link

foxnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that,” “We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over ... we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes” External link

seattlepi Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that,” “We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over ... we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes” External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our defense won the game for us," "My dad in Cincinnati ... I just hope he’s not being rushed to the hospital with all the turnovers we had. But we hung in there and kept defending. That’s the character I want to see from our team" External link

foxnews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They were giving him one-on-one coverage. To be honest, he should have had the ball a lot more than he did throughout the game," "When you get in those grinders, 3s aren’t falling, you have to get layups and you have to have a guy who can get those tough buckets at the rim" External link

foxnews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They were giving him one-on-one coverage and he probably should have had the ball a lot more than he did throughout the game,” “That probably would have been our best offense. When you get in those grinders, 3s aren’t falling, you have to get layups and you have to have a guy who can get those tough buckets at the rim” External link

dailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I tried to explain to our team that this team had to make double-figure 3s to beat you,” External link

dailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defense won the game for us,” “My dad in Cincinnati … I just hope he’s not being rushed to the hospital with all the turnovers we had. But we hung in there and kept defending. That’s the character I want to see from our team” External link

dailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They were giving him one-on-one coverage and he probably should have had the ball a lot more than he did throughout the game,” “That probably would have been our best offense. When you get in those grinders, 3s aren’t falling, you have to get layups and you have to have a guy who can get those tough buckets at the rim” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I tried to explain to our team that this team had to make double-figure 3s to beat you,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defense won the game for us,” “My dad in Cincinnati … I just hope he’s not being rushed to the hospital with all the turnovers we had. But we hung in there and kept defending. That’s the character I want to see from our team” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He goes from not getting in to starting and playing 30 minutes a game,” “It's almost like he's a freshman out there, but he's just going to get better as the season goes on” External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 10, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “I’ve been trying to get David off the ball, playing with Tyger Campbell,” “He’s a great kid – he’ll run through a wall for you” External link

dailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Bobby Hurley ) : “In my years of experience, teams that are undermanned rally because they know they have to give it all they got,” “Doesn’t surprise me that Bobby Hurley had those guys playing hard. Credit to them” External link

dailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “I’ve been trying to get David off the ball, playing with Tyger Campbell,” “He’s a great kid – he’ll run through a wall for you” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Bobby Hurley ) : “In my years of experience, teams that are undermanned rally because they know they have to give it all they got,” “Doesn’t surprise me that Bobby Hurley had those guys playing hard. Credit to them” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The answer is Jaylen Clark, or play big,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If you can keep your turnovers down and get shots up just from their numbers, you go rebound, that’s an area where they’ve struggled,” “Taking care of the ball is a big concern of ours” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They aren’t huge, they aren’t a bulk team, but they are unbelievably fast and athletic,” “They’re a ball-pressure, passing-lane team, they try to speed you up and they do a good job of it. We gotta make sure we don’t let that happen” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Five players scored in double figures tonight. That’s what I think this team is about,” “Everything is a learning process. The guys that are going to get more playing time have to get more comfortable” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “I’m not surprised at all. Chris is a great, mature kid,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris and I talked about (the NBA). When he made the decision to come back, multiple (NBA) teams called me and said they were impressed with his maturity (to withdraw his name),” “I think he’s played his last game as a Bruin. If anything changes, we’d obviously welcome him back” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “After speaking with our team doctors and medical staff, I’m confident that Chris will make a quick and full recovery,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would not have won if Cody and Jalen (Hill) hadn’t gotten some tough physical points around the basket for us,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Five players scored in double figures tonight. That’s what I think this team is about,” “Everything is a learning process. The guys that are going to get more playing time have to get more comfortable” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “I’m not surprised at all. Chris is a great, mature kid,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris and I talked about (the NBA). When he made the decision to come back, multiple (NBA) teams called me and said they were impressed with his maturity (to withdraw his name),” “I think he’s played his last game as a Bruin. If anything changes, we’d obviously welcome him back” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “After speaking with our team doctors and medical staff, I’m confident that Chris will make a quick and full recovery,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would not have won if Cody and Jalen (Hill) hadn’t gotten some tough physical points around the basket for us,” External link

usaToday Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:41:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “As a team we don’t do a good job of being physical 15 feet and in,” “When I was at Cincinnati my teams were repeatedly top 5 or top 10 in two-point defense. We didn’t give up layups or free throws – we moved our feet. (UCLA) is 61st in the nation in defense right now” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We let (the opponent) catch the ball too close to the basket. We’re giving up deep catches that if we give up against Oregon, we’ll have no chance because Eugene (Omoruyi) will score 40 on us,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Max’s prep school season was in peril and he’d already graduated high school so there was no point in him being away with a season that may or may not happen,” “Being in our practice, nutrition and strength and conditioning program with us is obviously much better for his development” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris wants to help the team, but at times feels lost in the offense and therefore he’ll try and force a play,” “Teams are playing him physical and he’s got to do a better job of getting fouled or finish” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s here, but he hasn’t even been in our gym yet,” “It’s a free year, yes, but we’ll worry about that later. If we ever get to the point where we feel like he’s ready and he wants to help his team then we’ll talk about it, but we’re far from that point” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “As a team we don’t do a good job of being physical 15 feet and in,” “When I was at Cincinnati my teams were repeatedly top 5 or top 10 in two-point defense. We didn’t give up layups or free throws – we moved our feet. (UCLA) is 61st in the nation in defense right now” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We let (the opponent) catch the ball too close to the basket. We’re giving up deep catches that if we give up against Oregon, we’ll have no chance because Eugene (Omoruyi) will score 40 on us,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Max’s prep school season was in peril and he’d already graduated high school so there was no point in him being away with a season that may or may not happen,” “Being in our practice, nutrition and strength and conditioning program with us is obviously much better for his development” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris wants to help the team, but at times feels lost in the offense and therefore he’ll try and force a play,” “Teams are playing him physical and he’s got to do a better job of getting fouled or finish” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s here, but he hasn’t even been in our gym yet,” “It’s a free year, yes, but we’ll worry about that later. If we ever get to the point where we feel like he’s ready and he wants to help his team then we’ll talk about it, but we’re far from that point” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jalen Hill didn’t block out on a free throw,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When you’re down three or four or five, under three minutes, you have to get a great shot or get fouled,” “We didn’t work the extra passes. We missed a couple of hard shots at crucial times. You’re in a possession game at that point” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I just told the team if we give up 77 (points) we aren’t going to win another game,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we were playing well offensively, we were playing poor defensively,” “It was a helluva game, but basketball Gods get you. The stat sheet didn’t decide this game. Toughness, playing smart and all the things that coaches talk about decided this game” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Stuff like that in a game like this, that’s what a game is decided by,” “Mental toughness is just as important as physical toughness. We had some unbelievably bad decisions on the defensive end that cost us this game” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jalen Hill didn’t block out on a free throw,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When you’re down three or four or five, under three minutes, you have to get a great shot or get fouled,” “We didn’t work the extra passes. We missed a couple of hard shots at crucial times. You’re in a possession game at that point” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I just told the team if we give up 77 (points) we aren’t going to win another game,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we were playing well offensively, we were playing poor defensively,” “It was a helluva game, but basketball Gods get you. The stat sheet didn’t decide this game. Toughness, playing smart and all the things that coaches talk about decided this game” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Stuff like that in a game like this, that’s what a game is decided by,” “Mental toughness is just as important as physical toughness. We had some unbelievably bad decisions on the defensive end that cost us this game” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They’ll have to come down to the hotel lobby, grab their food and go back and eat it in their rooms,” “We have to try and stay apart as much as we can” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They’ll have to come down to the hotel lobby, grab their food and go back and eat it in their rooms,” “We have to try and stay apart as much as we can” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re improving in a lot of areas, especially defense,” “That’s going to give us a chance to win a lot of games” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re improving in a lot of areas, especially defense,” “That’s going to give us a chance to win a lot of games” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris showed a lot of maturity tonight,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s become a very, very good player in front of our eyes,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We played a lot smarter the last eight minutes defensively,” “We got to the foul line and got a few key offensive rebounds” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris showed a lot of maturity tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s become a very, very good player in front of our eyes,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We played a lot smarter the last eight minutes defensively,” “We got to the foul line and got a few key offensive rebounds” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We played a lot smarter the last eight minutes defensively,” “We got to the foul line and got a few key offensive rebounds” External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Johnny is such a weapon to score, he gives space to guys like Jaime and Chris Smith to drive to the basket,” “You always have to be guarding him” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our bench is a big part of it. We have multiple guys that can start,” “Trying to wear teams down with fresh bodies is going to be a big factor for us going forward. Whoever we put in the game, we have to be able to count on them to be solid on the defensive end and make good decisions on the offensive end. It will allow us to play at a pace that wears teams down” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Johnny is such a weapon to score, he gives space to guys like Jaime and Chris Smith to drive to the basket,” “You always have to be guarding him” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our bench is a big part of it. We have multiple guys that can start,” “Trying to wear teams down with fresh bodies is going to be a big factor for us going forward. Whoever we put in the game, we have to be able to count on them to be solid on the defensive end and make good decisions on the offensive end. It will allow us to play at a pace that wears teams down” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I huddled (the team) up and said, ‘Hey, Seattle tested negative, the game is on,’” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The quicker we can address reality, the quicker we can address our weaknesses,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s a game that can easily be rescheduled,” “There’s no upside to taking risk. We can play Long Beach 10 days from now” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I huddled (the team) up and said, ‘Hey, Seattle tested negative, the game is on,’” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The quicker we can address reality, the quicker we can address our weaknesses,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s a game that can easily be rescheduled,” “There’s no upside to taking risk. We can play Long Beach 10 days from now” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Seattle made three 3s at the beginning of the game and never made another one the rest of the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “I think our athletics and size had a lot to do with that, we wore them down,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jaylen’s energy and attitude is why I wanted him in the UCLA program,” “His mind is on defensive rebounds and taking the ball away from people” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Seattle made three 3s at the beginning of the game and never made another one the rest of the game,” External link

dailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “I think our athletics and size had a lot to do with that, we wore them down,” External link

dailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jaylen’s energy and attitude is why I wanted him in the UCLA program,” “His mind is on defensive rebounds and taking the ball away from people” External link

dailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They got a little bit tired as we stepped up the pressure,” “Our athleticism and size probably had a lot to do with it and we wore them down” External link

eagletribune Friday, December 4, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re not going to be a quality team turning the ball over,” External link

eagletribune Friday, December 4, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They got a little bit tired as we stepped up the pressure,” “Our athleticism and size probably had a lot to do with it and we wore them down” External link

usaToday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re not going to be a quality team turning the ball over,” External link

usaToday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Edwards is going to get drafted and Ross is as good as any college guard in the country,” “We’re pretty happy in the locker room” External link

dailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Edwards is going to get drafted and Ross is as good as any college guard in the country,” “We’re pretty happy in the locker room” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We just didn’t finish the game,” “We were playing small and we couldn't get a rebound and they hit two 3s off second shots” External link

eagletribune Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When he rebounds and he defends, he’s a real player,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Colbey Ross is as good as any point guard in college,” “If he was wearing a different uniform everyone would know about him” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We just didn’t finish the game,” “We were playing small and we couldn’t get a rebound and they hit two 3s off second shots” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “There’s a lot of film that we’re going to show tomorrow as we take ice baths,” “I’m going to put my head in a bucket of ice and I’m going to have Tyger and those guys take cold tubs, Jaime and Chris, who played 50 minutes” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When he rebounds and he defends, he’s a real player,” External link

dailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Colbey Ross is as good as any point guard in college,” “If he was wearing a different uniform everyone would know about him” External link

dailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defensive effort, mentally and physically, was atrocious,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We couldn’t get a stop, and when we did get a stop, we couldn’t get a rebound,” “There are facets of the game where we have to be solid and physically tough. We aren’t a team full of (NBA) lottery picks” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The problem wasn’t the crowd noise. The problem was San Diego State, their toughness, their execution” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defensive effort, mentally and physically, was atrocious,” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We couldn’t get a stop, and when we did get a stop, we couldn’t get a rebound,” “There are facets of the game where we have to be solid and physically tough. We aren’t a team full of (NBA) lottery picks” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re going to pick up the pace,” “We have the depth to do it. But you gotta get stops to run. Stops with defense” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “Jaylen is a premier, elite defender,” “Not a day goes by he’s not stealing a pass and goes down and dunks it” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You wonder about all the things you’re working on in practice; what’s going to happen when you play against a team like San Diego St., who’s so well coached,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s almost surreal with all this going on,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re going to pick up the pace,” “We have the depth to do it. But you gotta get stops to run. Stops with defense” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “Jaylen is a premier, elite defender,” “Not a day goes by he’s not stealing a pass and goes down and dunks it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You wonder about all the things you’re working on in practice; what’s going to happen when you play against a team like San Diego St., who’s so well coached,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s almost surreal with all this going on,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We have to be better at focusing on the next play,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We have to be better at focusing on the next play,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "No one knew how it would be received," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It was always more important for Queensland than NSW, it took a while for NSW to realise that," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "That's one of those stories that keeps on going," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s ready to be an All-American,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m in a mindset on how I can get these games played for the kids,” “I don’t think anything is going to be normal. A big concern of mine is if parents can get to games. Is there going to be no fans the entire season? Hopefully, after January that can change” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s ready to be an All-American,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m in a mindset on how I can get these games played for the kids,” “I don’t think anything is going to be normal. A big concern of mine is if parents can get to games. Is there going to be no fans the entire season? Hopefully, after January that can change” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "This club's got a history of being around for 100 years," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We're our own worst enemy in some ways," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They were by far the better side, 14-0 probably flattered us at halftime in some ways," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Some of these mixes have been about for some time and others are relatively fresh,” External link

longfordleader Friday, June 26, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was clear to me that I should have signed him early,” “I think he’s a perfect fit for me. He’s a tough guy, he’s a hard worker, he’s a winner. He can play all over the floor” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The way I look at is he played his senior year of high school at Kentucky, against NBA players, being coached, getting the reality of how hard it can be in college basketball,” “He and I are made for each other as coach and player” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We could have walked and met in the middle,” “I’ve been going for two-hour walks every day, I easily could have just walked over to his house” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” “Whether it’s this May, next January, I don’t know, it’s the reality of what’s coming” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was clear to me that I should have signed him early,” “I think he’s a perfect fit for me. He’s a tough guy, he’s a hard worker, he’s a winner. He can play all over the floor” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The way I look at is he played his senior year of high school at Kentucky, against NBA players, being coached, getting the reality of how hard it can be in college basketball,” “He and I are made for each other as coach and player” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We could have walked and met in the middle,” “I’ve been going for two-hour walks every day, I easily could have just walked over to his house” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” “Whether it’s this May, next January, I don’t know, it’s the reality of what’s coming” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I told them, 'If this is the worst thing that happens in their life, they're going to have a great life,' " External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I told them, ‘If this is the worst thing that happens in their life, they’re going to have a great life,’ ” External link

readingeagle Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Just look at it this way: our guys got to play 31 games, what about all our spring sports? They got their season ripped out from underneath,” “They may be done or be playing very limited schedules. We got to get the season in, where the spring sports, they didn’t even get that” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I knew it was over when they said no fans because at some point they were going to realize that, well, if it’s not safe for the fans, how is it safe for the players?’” “To me, they should have realized that from jump street. Somebody was going to point it out to them” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “All of our guys, the way we played down the stretch, are excited about next year and motivated to take it even further and be better next year,” “Any time we can finish the season with momentum, it helps you more than the offseason, so it’s definitely a positive” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our players have become a team,” “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they’ve learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that’s the key to our run” External link

dcourier Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run” External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not disappointed at all,” “Unbelievable regular season in my first year, couldn’t be more proud of my guys. Could not be more proud of my guys. Sure, we wanted to win, it would have been great, but our season is not over and I’m here for the long haul, so I’m really proud of the guys” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not disappointed at all,” “Unbelievable regular season in my first year, couldn’t be more proud of my guys. Could not be more proud of my guys. Sure, we wanted to win, it would have been great, but our season is not over and I’m here for the long haul, so I’m really proud of the guys” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin says : "I'm asked every time a fan walks in," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin says : "I'm asked every time a fan walks in," External link

smh Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin says : "I'm asked every time a fan walks in," External link

theage Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "The hardest thing as a coach to do is to change the DNA of a program," External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We don't have an all-league player," "We have a bunch of young guys. Even our old guys, they've never been in a lead role. We don't have a leading man" External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," "Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run" External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You're trying to build a program," "We're trying to build faith in a fan base. We're trying to build faith in your locker room" External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "The hardest thing as a coach to do is to change the DNA of a program," External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We don't have an all-league player," "We have a bunch of young guys. Even our old guys, they've never been in a lead role. We don't have a leading man" External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," "Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run" External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You're trying to build a program," "We're trying to build faith in a fan base. We're trying to build faith in your locker room" External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve come a long way, obviously,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Just like we drew it up,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s the way the game was being officiated,” “We kept telling the guys to attack. Staying out of foul trouble is huge. Go back and look at my Cincinnati teams, we were usually in the top 20 nationally in not fouling. Layups and free throws are the easiest ways to score” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He had ACL surgery last year,” “He’s been through a lot. He didn’t really get to practice hard until the fall. We need to get him some good rest between now and Saturday” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was just trying to make it from December to January and from January to February,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s the way the game was being officiated,” “We kept telling the guys to attack. Staying out of foul trouble is huge. Go back and look at my Cincinnati teams, we were usually in the top 20 nationally in not fouling. Layups and free throws are the easiest ways to score” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He had ACL surgery last year,” “He’s been through a lot. He didn’t really get to practice hard until the fall. We need to get him some good rest between now and Saturday” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was just trying to make it from December to January and from January to February,” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We just played a lot smarter,” “A lot of people talk about playing hard, but that’s not enough” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not surprised, but I didn’t predict it,” “The players follow the lead that you give them as a coaching staff, so everybody on the outside, the sky was falling and now it’s all—well, it is beautiful and sunny” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not surprised, but I didn’t predict it,” “The players follow the lead that you give them as a coaching staff, so everybody on the outside, the sky was falling and now it’s all—well, it is beautiful and sunny” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “It makes me realize how fragile it all is because you start reverting back (to the early season) but I’m happy for the kids,” External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s senior day, they’re playing for the Pac-12 title, it’s huge,” “Nine down with 12 to play, on the road against a great team. They’re playing all juniors and seniors, you’re playing freshmen and sophomores and you’re able to pull it out? It’s monstrous” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s senior day, they’re playing for the Pac-12 title, it’s huge,” “Nine down with 12 to play, on the road against a great team. They’re playing all juniors and seniors, you’re playing freshmen and sophomores and you’re able to pull it out? It’s monstrous” External link

koaa Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s senior day, they’re playing for the Pac-12 title, it’s huge,” “Nine down with 12 to play, on the road against a great team. They’re playing all juniors and seniors, you’re playing freshmen and sophomores and you’re able to pull it out? It’s monstrous” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Defensively, we couldn't have played much better,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jules Bernard was a key to the win tonight. We had guys with fouls and when that happened Jules took over. Not only on offense, but his defense was tremendous all night,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our interior defense, being able to play better one-on-one defense, forces six-to-eight-foot contested shots and then we don't need to help off 3-point shooters,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

dailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would’ve been down double digits by halftime if it wasn’t for the (performance on the) offensive glass,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

dailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would’ve been down double digits by halftime if it wasn’t for the (performance on the) offensive glass,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would’ve been down double digits by halftime if it wasn’t for the (performance on the) offensive glass,” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 14, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve gotten better, the guy with the ball has gotten better—not that he’s made a shot, but if he doesn’t have anything to just give it to the next guy and we’re forcing less,” “So we’re taking our time and making better decisions. … [When] guys want to win, they maybe start to heed your message a little bit more” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve gotten better, the guy with the ball has gotten better—not that he’s made a shot, but if he doesn’t have anything to just give it to the next guy and we’re forcing less,” “So we’re taking our time and making better decisions. … [When] guys want to win, they maybe start to heed your message a little bit more” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I get on them and demand a lot from them, but when they get the job done, you've got to give them credit,” “The coaches don't win games, the players win games. The players won the game tonight” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guy is impressive. We couldn't get enough people on him at time,” “He was literally out-rebounding us one on four at times. He's not the reason they didn't win, I can tell you that” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This is the Pac-12, you're playing against NBA players and it's hard when you don't have him in there, just his size and athleticism,” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I get on them and demand a lot from them, but when they get the job done, you've got to give them credit,” “The coaches don't win games, the players win games. The players won the game tonight” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guy is impressive. We couldn't get enough people on him at time,” “He was literally out-rebounding us one on four at times. He's not the reason they didn't win, I can tell you that” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This is the Pac-12, you're playing against NBA players and it's hard when you don't have him in there, just his size and athleticism,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I know you guys have to search for storylines, but the guy’s a great coach and they’ve got three guys on the draft board in the first round,” External link

annistonstar Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It takes time, I keep reminding myself. The difference is now the guys understand,” “It’s hard to win games. We can’t win a game by rolling balls out with talent. It’s not going to happen. We got to win the game with toughness, togetherness, playing smart, playing to win, all the DNA stuff” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It takes time, I keep reminding myself. The difference is now the guys understand,” “It’s hard to win games. We can’t win a game by rolling balls out with talent. It’s not going to happen. We got to win the game with toughness, togetherness, playing smart, playing to win, all the DNA stuff” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We always knew we had great guys, I just don’t know – it’s hard to play together when you haven’t been through tough times together,” “We’ve been going through a bonding experience all year with all these guys where they realize their fates are relying upon each other and no one’s going to feel sorry for us” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s a great lesson for our team,” “You don’t defend, you don’t take care of the ball, you’ve got no chance … the turnovers completely changed the game because it got them feeling good and it’s a lot easier to make shots when things are rolling” External link

dailynews Monday, January 27, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s a great lesson for our team,” “You don’t defend, you don’t take care of the ball, you’ve got no chance ... the turnovers completely changed the game because it got them feeling good and it’s a lot easier to make shots when things are rolling” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 27, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s a great lesson for our team,” “You don’t defend, you don’t take care of the ball, you’ve got no chance ... the turnovers completely changed the game because it got them feeling good and it’s a lot easier to make shots when things are rolling” External link

usaToday Monday, January 27, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was calling’s his number,” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 24, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m out there asking him to do things for 32, 35 minutes at a high level for the first time in his career, so there’s going to be mistakes,” “My whole thing with him, you’ve got to stand in there and fight and keep scrapping. If you do, we’ll get some wins, and he’ll become who he wants to become as a player” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m out there asking him to do things for 32, 35 minutes at a high level for the first time in his career, so there’s going to be mistakes,” “My whole thing with him, you’ve got to stand in there and fight and keep scrapping. If you do, we’ll get some wins, and he’ll become who he wants to become as a player” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Mark Fox ) : “We had up to 12 stops in a row at one point,” “Getting better. Look, in fairness to Mark, they’re in rebuilding mode. They’ve got a young team. They missed some open shots, just like we did. Shooting changes a lot” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When the going gets tough, we don’t have a lot of guys that get going,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “To be honest with you, I had to keep playing certain guys that I don’t even think they deserve to play, but I didn’t want to put others back in so I was running out of guys,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “For me, that’s just about competing,” “You’ve got to have some humility and you’ve got to compete. To me, that’s No. 1. If you’re ever going to have a program that has any type of fiber to be a championship program, you’ve got to compete and play with pride” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, January 9, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was really proud of them today,” “No matter what the result would have been at the end I was really proud of them” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 3, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was really proud of them today,” “No matter what the result would have been at the end I was really proud of them” External link

dailynews Friday, January 3, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There’s got to be some hard lessons learned of what we stand for, what we’re going to stand for, that if you’re going to be here, humility is required, toughness is required, doing whatever it takes to stop the other team is required, so those are just standards you just have to set forth as a coach,” “Everybody that builds a program builds that within their program. Every winning sports team builds that” External link

dailynews Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re not a good defensive team, we don’t have good defensive players,” “I try to throw the book at them, try everything I can, full-court press, but a lot of our problem is lack of execution … every time we did something that was a lack of execution — help for no reason — they threw it to the guy and it went in” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Cal State Fullerton ) : “Cal State Fullerton came in today like they were playing against UCLA,” “They’re not too good to do every little possible thing that goes into winning. And that’s what I got to change here. We’ve got to totally change that. We’re not going to win until we’re humble enough to do the things that it takes to win games. … Sometimes in basketball, you just win because you play better players, but that’s not going to be the case with us” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I apologize to our fans for our defensive effort once again,” “Our metrics are horrible. You can’t defend, you can’t win. ... if you hold the ball long enough, we’ll break down. We’re not good enough to win with offense. We have to win with defense. I apologize to people that took the time out of their Saturday that had to come and watch this. Our defensive effort is beyond sickening. Beyond sickening. Sickening at the highest level” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 29, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve talked about it before and I talked about it over the holiday break. We need to get some humility,” “It’s my opinion that some of it's youth and some of its arrogance for no reason. Our fate isn’t going to change until we get some humility ... If all you're worried about is getting 12 points, regardless of the outcome for our team, it’s going to continue. My message was, at what point are they going to challenge each other? I can only do so much” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 29, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s just, we’ve got to grow up, we’ve got to mature,” External link

dailynews Friday, December 27, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : "The officials took the first half off," External link

upi Tuesday, December 24, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "In defense of my players, I thought that the officials took the first half off," External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 24, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Well, obviously we did some good things. We took care of the ball today, for the most part,” “Obviously, defensively we’ve got a long way to go. I know they only scored 62 but our field-goal percentage defense, you know, we’re creating turnovers but when teams don’t turn the ball over, we tend to break down late in the clock, which is the mark of a very young team” External link

dailynews Monday, December 9, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It gives you more practice time in December to get better,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve got to become a team that can stop somebody because we’re not going to get 93 (every game),” “It would be nice to get 93 every night, I’d be all for it, (but) I don’t know how realistic that is” External link

usaToday Monday, December 2, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Sometimes you’ve got to laugh or you’ll cry,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re nowhere near the machine we need to become,” “I look at teams like Alabama and Clemson and the Patriots, and they’re just machines. We’ve got to become a machine. Never look at the scoreboard. You’ve got to play 40 minutes the right way all the time” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we don’t turn the ball over, we’re a pretty decent offensive team,” “We’re still trying to break habits of turning the ball over, that’s the one negative of the night” External link

dailynews Monday, November 18, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Prince Ali ) : “I told Prince he’s gotta give us leadership,” “I’m a big believer that, in the great programs, you’ve gotta have a veteran, somebody leading you. Not leading in scoring, but leading in focus, toughness, competitiveness, lead us in helping your teammates getting to the right spot, making the game easier on younger players” External link

dailynews Monday, November 18, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I thought today was going to be a brutal game," External link

eagletribune Monday, November 11, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We got the ball at the basket which helped him," External link

eagletribune Monday, November 11, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We let Santa Barbara get comfortable and you should not let teams come into your gym and get comfortable," "We didn't try to take anything away in the first half" External link

eagletribune Monday, November 11, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jalen and I have had a lot of talks,” “The things that backups do and the things that starters do, being able to be mentally focused and responsible throughout an entire game, is a new thing for him” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, November 11, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We got the ball at the basket, which helped him, but his effort was off the charts on the rebounding,” “If he goes every time, he’s a problem because he’s so big. He and (Athletic Performance Coach) Wes Long have done such a good job with his body since I got here in April” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, November 11, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Let’s just say that I believe that you have to play extremely hard,” “I thought that we let Santa Barbara get comfortable and you should not let teams come into your gym and get comfortable. We did not not try to take anything away from them in the first half” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, November 11, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re trying to get 40,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I know we are not the finished product,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s probably too many for him,” “It’s just the way the game was going. I tried to rest him and it didn’t go well” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re trying to get 40,” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I know we are not the finished product,” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s probably too many for him,” “It’s just the way the game was going. I tried to rest him and it didn’t go well” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I just have to keep telling myself Rome wasn’t built in a day,” “You have to keep telling yourself: patience. You are trying to build habits with guys. Habits with guys in practice is one thing. Getting things to be second nature in a game is another thing” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think he struggled to find what his identity is (last season),” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I thought as time went on, our athleticism and our defense picked up,” “It was the difference in the game because we didn’t shoot the ball very well going 5 for 22 from (3-point range)” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I thought our passing was great for the most part,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I hope we know how to run out of the tunnel, how to warm up and I hope nobody gets a technical when I go to put them in,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Doug Martin ) : “Doug Martin, the golf coach at Cincinnati, is one of my close friends. You wouldn’t want to see his team go by the wayside because money is going to men’s basketball,” “I think we should find a way to make it all work for everybody’s benefit, and that would be for Olympic sports as well. You don’t want it to hurt them” External link

annistonstar Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin explained : “To play as one you have to communicate,” “We don’t really negotiate effort. It’s kind of non negotiable. They are used to that by now” External link

dailynews Friday, October 11, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “I would love to have David healthy,” “Other than that nobody else has missed a practice” External link

dailynews Friday, October 11, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guys have been working really hard,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’ve got to have a mix,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 20, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Scheduling is a critical part of building a program and helping to establish our identity,” External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin explains : "It was such a great season last year, and this season we have introduced some of the younger girls to the squad," "It's been tough going, especially after the highs of last season, but the players are progressing well" External link

herald-ie Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re excited to add this home-and-home series with UNLV,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re excited to add this home-and-home series with UNLV,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He brings experience as a great offensive coach,” External link

longbeachstar Friday, May 24, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He brings experience as a great offensive coach,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think you almost have to do both,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And he left with a 3.4 grade-point average,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think you almost have to do both,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 20, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And he left with a 3.4 grade-point average,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 20, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s easy to stay up late, eat pizza in college and miss class,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “What’s best for them is best for the program,” “Becoming responsible, handling your business academically, being professional, being courteous, developing the right habits. If you do all those things, everything else will take care of itself for you” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You can’t win games in May, but you can lose them by getting guys hurt,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s just a matter of getting his wind back up and his strength,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve got to have the best staff,” “One thing that was conveyed to me (was) the commitment level here to myself, but more importantly to the program, to be able to get the best staff and do everything at the highest level is the reason I’m here” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 3, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve got to have the best staff,” “One thing that was conveyed to me (was) the commitment level here to myself, but more importantly to the program, to be able to get the best staff and do everything at the highest level is the reason I’m here” External link

dailynews Friday, May 3, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Darren and I have been working together for a long time, and he’s a great basketball coach,” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Darren and I have been working together for a long time, and he’s a great basketball coach,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 19, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Darren and I have been working together for a long time, and he’s a great basketball coach,” External link

dailynews Friday, April 19, 2019 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It's UCLA, I understand the expectations," "You think fans want to win, try being the coach that doesn't sleep. We want to win more" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've been coming on vacation to California since she was a child," "This was not a hard sell" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Get us back to where people say UCLA and they don't write articles saying they're not elite," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It's UCLA, I understand the expectations," "You think fans want to win, try being the coach that doesn't sleep. We want to win more" External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've been coming on vacation to California since she was a child," "This was not a hard sell" External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Get us back to where people say UCLA and they don't write articles saying they're not elite," External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The four letters are more important than my name,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If you get the chance to put the four letters on, you owe,” “You don’t get to shoplift the four letters, OK? Because the four letters, as we know, they do a lot for your life. And you have to pay back by the way you conduct yourself as a person, as a student and by playing to win” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Here’s how I spell fun,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “As I sit here looking around and I see people that I never thought I’d get the chance to meet in my life, the power of together is magnified,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s UCLA – I understand the expectations,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” External link

orlandosentinel Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA," External link

upi Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA," "UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence. To be able to join such a world-class institution is truly a privilege, and I can't wait to get started in Westwood" External link

wsau Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” “I’m especially grateful to Chancellor (Gene) Block and to Dan Guerrero for this opportunity to join the Bruin Family. UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence. To be able to join such a world-class institution is truly a privilege, and I can’t wait to get started in Westwood” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” “I’m especially grateful to Chancellor (Gene) Block and to Dan Guerrero for this opportunity to join the Bruin Family. UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence. To be able to join such a world-class institution is truly a privilege, and I can’t wait to get started in Westwood” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We knew they could hurt us from the three-point line, so we wanted to get to them out there,” “But Garza was consistently tough for us to guard inside” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We knew they could hurt us from the three-point line, so we wanted to get to them out there,” “But Garza was consistently tough for us to guard inside” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, March 23, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "These games - that's why it's called March Madness," External link

wlwt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "These games - that's why it's called March Madness," "Why it's the greatest event in sports in the world because anything can happen, whether it's UMBC or what happened to us last year" External link

wlwt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

fox13memphis Monday, March 18, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

wlwt Monday, March 18, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

kiro7 Monday, March 18, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

wftv Monday, March 18, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Big basket, obviously, for Cane Broome down the stretch,” “Jarron Cumberland set a great screen” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Obviously, you want to try and right the fact that they beat you twice,” “That doesn’t happen a lot around Cincinnati” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You give a team like that extra chances, they're going to light you up," "There's not a whole lot to say when you get whipped that bad physically, dominated physically. The dam's going to break eventually" External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 10, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I give my kids a lot of credit, because at halftime, I talked to them about winning programs — they defend whether they make shots or not," "They play team basketball when things are going bad" External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's no rhyme or reason sometimes," "Which is why you always have to defend and rebound, because shots come and go like your high school girlfriend" External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Keith Williams ) : "I just told Keith, 'Look man, when you go down, if you're not hurt that bad, please don't act like there was a guy in Section 210 with a sniper rifle.' I thought he got shot," External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They’re the best team we’ve played,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, February 11, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We must not give up 14 3s,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, January 25, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "When I showed I was upset for that (first technical), his tough-guy buddy threw me out," "What they did was almost penalize a group of kids, and they should be suspended" External link

wlwt Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We came out ready to play from the jump," "Tulane hit some tough shots early, but we overcame that with great offensive execution. If you get 67 shots and 20 assists, it's tough to beat you. It was the unselfish play of our guards" External link

nola Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "A big key for us, if you ask me, has got to be Tre and Nysier off the bench, where we don't have a drop-off," External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Gary Clark ) : "We can play at a pace we want to play at with Kyle and Gary, when they're out of the game," "Last year, (Scott and Brooks) were freshmen. I think both of those guys are going to be huge factors for us" External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I think Justin and Cane both played really well, and they're both going to help us," External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Keith Williams ) : "The guard position overall is going to be a strength for us this year," "Williams is going to help us a lot" External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It's a lot less stressful over there," External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We're trying to get him to use his speed, too, on the defensive end," "He's still trying to find his way, playing with these guys. Cane's gonna play. How much he plays will depend on how well he plays" External link

cincinnati Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Guys like Justin and Cane, I'm asking them to push the pace at all times," "They're gonna have some turnovers. The ones I can live with are the ones where they're trying to push the pace" External link

cincinnati Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Gene Hackman ) : "I thought about maybe doing the Gene Hackman thing," "Because I know somebody like Kyle Washington is big on the rims. He's a rim expert, as far as tightness of the rim. I keep trying to tell him the goal is, 'Don't hit the rim.' He's an expert on rims" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've never discussed where we're playing," "We just don't discuss it a lot" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I can tell you guys now, we will not start the same five guys," "Game to game, it could be a matchup versus our opponent. It could be who earned it in practice. I told them right now, some of those guys, they need to lose their ego" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They've taken on the leadership role, making sure everybody else is ready all the time," External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's a website where you can schedule games, in our world," "We're always looking for high-major, home-and-homes. They contacted us. I thought they were kidding. They weren't, and we got a game done fairly quickly" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Gene Hackman ) : "I thought about maybe doing the Gene Hackman thing," "Because I know somebody like Kyle Washington is big on the rims. He's a rim expert, as far as tightness of the rim. I keep trying to tell him the goal is, 'Don't hit the rim.' He's an expert on rims" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've never discussed where we're playing," "We just don't discuss it a lot" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I can tell you guys now, we will not start the same five guys," "Game to game, it could be a matchup versus our opponent. It could be who earned it in practice. I told them right now, some of those guys, they need to lose their ego" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They've taken on the leadership role, making sure everybody else is ready all the time," External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's a website where you can schedule games, in our world," "We're always looking for high-major, home-and-homes. They contacted us. I thought they were kidding. They weren't, and we got a game done fairly quickly" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They had 20 assists and shot 54 percent in our gym," External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "This time of year, you just try to win and move on to the next game," "Our offensive rebounding continues to improve. We shot 82 percent from the line. We did a lot of good things. We controlled the whole game" External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "That's as good as anyone has played against us all year," External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "For about thirty minutes, I thought we played as well as we could play," External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I don't talk about stuff like that," "I talk to my players about what we've got to do to make a run in March. You can't come out and ignore the scouting report defensively and let a team score like that, especially in your own gym" External link

upi Sunday, February 19, 2017 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Once we were able to keep Taplin out of the lane and do a much better job of containing him, the game changed," External link

upi Sunday, February 19, 2017 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I have a lot of faith in Troy," "It's not a hard decision not to call timeout when you have the ball in a senior's hands late in the game" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Tulsa was more physical than us for most of the evening," "They were focused on being more physical and winning the rebounding war, and it almost got us beat. We were trying to shoot our way to victory instead of scrap our way to victory" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Two things happened: We got some shots to fall and we were able to finish possessions with a defensive rebound, which was a struggle all night," "We came up with some deflections and some steals" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You're going to get beat most nights when you get beat in points in the paint and second-chance points," "But we got loose balls and stops at the end. It was a learning experience, and I thought we did a great job at the end" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our second-half defense changed the game," "They did what they had to do to win the game" External link

upi Friday, January 27, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I don't think about it too much, other than hearing about it all the time," "It's a new era in this game. Both teams are going to the Big Dance. That's a good thing. But, it's always nice to win" External link

upi Friday, January 27, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Give SMU credit, they could've splintered down 15," "Our game plan against them next time has to be better" External link

upi Friday, January 13, 2017 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wish the Big 12 all the best,” External link

cincinnati Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We have a great group of young men that are going to give our fans tremendous basketball this year,” “My focus is on them, has been on them, and the recruits that we are hoping to join our family” External link

cincinnati Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin commented : "I just coach the team, I am not on the committee. There are women on our committee so to say I don't want women playing football is ridiculous. Hockey is very big in the town, so is netball. I don't even know if they would have the numbers for an Oztag team" External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin commented : "I just coach the team, I am not on the committee. There are women on our committee so to say I don't want women playing football is ridiculous. Hockey is very big in the town, so is netball. I don't even know if they would have the numbers for an Oztag team" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wanted him to know he’s got to coach the team, and I am going to support him,” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:03:00 PM EAT



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Scott Stewart said ( about Mick Cronin ) : "I've obviously got some big shoes to fill replacing Mick [Cronin] but I'm very lucky to have an experienced core we have at the club, who are setting the standards at training," External link

illawarramercury Friday, April 9, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Tom Izzo said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “He’s got kids that have bought in, and I have a lot of respect for Mick and the way he has done it and doing it in an environment that’s not as easy to do it in,” “He brings a smash mouth kind of team and it will be a different team than maybe some we’ve played out West” External link

wral Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Tom Izzo said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “He’s got kids that have bought in, and I have a lot of respect for Mick and the way he has done it and doing it in an environment that’s not as easy to do it in,” “He brings a smash mouth kind of team and it will be a different team than maybe some we’ve played out West” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Sean Miller said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “Mick Cronin, for those that haven’t followed him at Cincinnati, what he did is remarkable,” External link

annistonstar Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Chris Smith said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “At that point in the game coach (Mick) Cronin told me, ‘somebody’s gotta be able to drive to the cup,'” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 24, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Prince Ali said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “That is one of the main things (Cronin) has emphasized,” “A goal of our’s is to get 40 deflections a game. Statistically it leads to victory” External link

dailynews Friday, October 11, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Dan Guerrero said ( about Mick Cronin ) : "From the moment we met Mick, he conveyed a strong desire to be here," "He wants to be here to win national championships, something that we all desire" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Dan Guerrero said ( about Mick Cronin ) : "From the moment we met Mick, he conveyed a strong desire to be here," "He wants to be here to win national championships, something that we all desire" External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Dan Guerrero said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “Mick Cronin is a fierce competitor, and I’m excited to welcome him to Westwood,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mike Bohn said ( about Mick Cronin ) : "We are thankful to Mick for his work over the past 13 seasons, elevating his alma mater into one of the elite programs in the nation," "We wish him well at UCLA. We will begin moving forward immediately on a national search to find our next head coach" External link

upi Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Larry Davis said ( about Mick Cronin ) : “I’ve helped Mick too hard, and he’s built it for too long,” External link

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Mick Cronin said : “This was one of the first songs the band started jamming to get the juices flowing after not seeing each other for three months when the first lockdown was lifted last year. We wanted to get back to the feeling of being a young band playing songs in a garage,” “We were listening to a lot of Lou Reed’s Transformer, Richard Hawley, Jarv Is. We started it the night Scott Walker died and it took another form with the pandemic. A love song that you can wash the dishes to” External link

leitrimobserver Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This was one of the first songs the band started jamming to get the juices flowing after not seeing each other for three months when the first lockdown was lifted last year. We wanted to get back to the feeling of being a young band playing songs in a garage,” “We were listening to a lot of Lou Reed’s Transformer, Richard Hawley, Jarv Is. We started it the night Scott Walker died and it took another form with the pandemic. A love song that you can wash the dishes to” External link

longfordleader Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin told : "There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right," External link

foxnews Monday, April 5, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin saying : “We might not have been the best team in the country all year, but we became one of the best four teams in the country, period. This was not a fluke tonight. We would not have gotten blown out Monday night. We didn’t sneak in. You know how good Michigan and Alabama are,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 5, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin saying : “We might not have been the best team in the country all year, but we became one of the best four teams in the country, period. This was not a fluke tonight. We would not have gotten blown out Monday night. We didn’t sneak in. You know how good Michigan and Alabama are,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 5, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, April 5, 2021 10:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right,” External link

eagletribune Monday, April 5, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “There were things that were said in the process, man, just weren’t right,” External link

highlandstoday Monday, April 5, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

seattlepi Monday, April 5, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

beaumontenterprise Monday, April 5, 2021 6:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

voanews Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : "I just told them, 'We've got to let that shot go,' " "We won. I sit in coach Wooden's seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort" External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “Everybody is going to ask what I just told my team, so I’ll just tell you: I told them they have to let the last shot go,” “As much as they want to be beaten down and gutted and miserable, they have to let it go because they’re winners. As a coach all you can ask of your players is to give everything they’ve got” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

msn-uk Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “I just told them, ‘We’ve got to let that shot go,’” “We won. I sit in coach Wooden’s seat. When you sit in his seat, you have to channel the things that he taught. True greatness is giving your best effort” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 7:22:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it’s going to be because of who we’re playing,” External link

cleveland Sunday, April 4, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it's going to be because of who we're playing," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for him,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it’s going to be because of who we’re playing,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They took care of the ball and scored and executed in the half court, and that gave them a chance to set up their defense,” “But we don’t have a 7-3 center (Matt Haarms is BYU’s center), and obviously, we can’t run BYU’s offense” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it's going to be because of who we're playing,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, April 3, 2021 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I give them pointers and try to be honest and tell them how hard it's going to be because of who we're playing,” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They took care of the ball and scored and executed in the half court, and that gave them a chance to set up their defense,” “But we don't have a 7-3 center (Matt Haarms is BYU's center), and obviously, we can't run BYU's offense” External link

eagletribune Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If I had told you guys last May when we were all in lockdown,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “These guys get all the credit,” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We know our next assignment is tough,” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was a Big Ten battle royal game,” “Just an awesome, awesome effort by our kids. All credit goes to them” External link

masslive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “These guys get all the credit,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We know our next assignment is tough,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’ve got to be able to win different ways,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was a Big Ten battle royale game,” “Nobody could find an offensive rhythm and that was just a credit to the defenses. You know, just an unbelievably physical game. It was hard to get bodies off of bodies” External link

mlive Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Who wants to listen to a short Irishman tell you to get into a defensive stance,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We rode Johnny as hard as we could with his scoring,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I felt like I accomplished a lot at Cincinnati and felt like I gave everything I could to that position, every day from my heart,” “It was time for a change and a challenge for me, professionally. … We’re not done, and tomorrow is never promised. This is great, and we’ve got work to do” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Obviously, I knew the expectations. It's pretty clear at UCLA,” “I understood it and I wanted it” External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “Obviously, I knew the expectations. It's pretty clear at UCLA,” “I understood it and I wanted it” External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “These guys get all the credit,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We know our next assignment is tough,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

wftv Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:53:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been trying to teach these guys how to win. Winners know why they win,” “They don’t worry about offensive struggles. They believe. They just keep defending, keep playing with heart, keep playing with toughness” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "To have your father here throughout all this," External link

foxnews Tuesday, March 30, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We lost two key guys and had to reinvent ourselves defensively,” External link

mlive Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Juwan Howard ) : “Coach (Juwan) Howard does an elite job,” “When your team is as organized as they are on both ends and plays as physical and as tough as they do, that’s a reflection of their coach” External link

mlive Monday, March 29, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's many times we could have packed it in," External link

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

Mick Cronin said : “There's many times we could have packed it in,” External link

wacotrib Monday, March 29, 2021 7:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There's many times we could have packed it in,” External link

missoulian Monday, March 29, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our concern that he had a time-out, and I had told -- he saw me -- Coach Oats saw me telling Tyger (Campbell) and the guys to foul,” “When Dave makes it, we’re going to foul at half-court. My biggest concern was that, when we went to foul, they were going to shoot a half-court shot, and we were going to foul a guy shooting a three-point shot” External link

al Monday, March 29, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They knew, and when we went to foul him, he was going to shoot it,” “So obviously, the kids bailed me out. We played great in overtime” External link

al Monday, March 29, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve been on the other side of this, and it’s like driving off a cliff,” “It’s excruciating. So it should not be -- the excellent season they had should not be dismissed” External link

al Monday, March 29, 2021 7:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They make you defend the whole field and makes you spread your defense out and it really challenges you in many ways,” External link

al Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s how they get out on runs,” “They’ve had some games with some massive runs on people. It’s because they’ve had multiple chances to hit the 3 on you. Their shooting is great, but we have to limit their opportunities with the defensive backboard” External link

al Sunday, March 28, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I coached in the Big East in the heyday, 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament (in 2011), so I know good teams,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 26, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve continued to try to get better at the things that go into winning, whether it’s executing and taking care of the ball on offense, being physical and rebounding, and being the better defensive team,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 26, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I coached in the Big East in the heyday, 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament (in 2011), so I know good teams,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve continued to try to get better at the things that go into winning, whether it’s executing and taking care of the ball on offense, being physical and rebounding, and being the better defensive team,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, March 26, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "My message was the better defensive team will win this game, and just continue to focus and worry about defense," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "My message was the better defensive team will win this game, and just continue to focus and worry about defense," External link

eagletribune Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’re finding out that the Pac-12 not being ranked all year was an absolute joke,” “And some people ought to be ashamed of themselves. Now, maybe people (in the East) can’t stay up late, and I don’t blame them because I can’t either. So maybe people can’t stay up for our games” External link

ChinaPost Monday, March 22, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’re finding out that the Pac-12 not being ranked all year was an absolute joke,” “And some people ought to be ashamed of themselves. Now, maybe people (in the East) can’t stay up late, and I don’t blame them because I can’t either. So maybe people can’t stay up for our games” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 22, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “What’s realize bizarre is my parents and my players coming to the hotel to wave through the window,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Abilene Christian ) : “They’re impossible to simulate. I mean, I’m gonna try. Film is going to be extremely important,” “I can’t speak for [his players’] high school experiences, if they’ve played a team that totally disrupts you the way that Abilene Christian does. I’m hoping they have” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You gotta be able to deal with the constant, constant harassment. What happens is you get out of sorts. That’s what happened to Texas’ guards,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Being from the Midwest, I don't think people realize how hard it is to win at Colorado," External link

usaToday Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Murray State ) : "You're finding out that the Pac-12 not being ranked all year was an absolute joke," "I've been doing this a long time. Back in 2011, I coached in a league where 11 teams made the NCAA Tournament. And the national champion finished in a tie for ninth, 10th and 11th. So I know good teams. So Oregon State, Oregon, Colorado, SC, those teams winning is just not a surprise at all to me" External link

usaToday Sunday, March 21, 2021 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And I turned to T.J. Wolf on my staff, and he said, ‘Coach, he’s right. They force 20 turnovers a game. They’re really, really good.’ That was just in passing,” “So obviously they have a great coach (Joe Golding). Somebody forces 20 turnovers a game, that’s unbelievable. Somebody just told me Texas had 23 turnovers. And they got senior — they got (Andrew) Jones, (Courtney) Ramey. They’ve got serious guards now, Matt Coleman. And they turn the ball over that many times? That means Abilene Christian is really, really good. That’s all I can say” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Playing good teams can either kill you, or it makes you better,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And I turned to T.J. Wolf on my staff, and he said, ‘Coach, he’s right. They force 20 turnovers a game. They’re really, really good.’ That was just in passing,” “So obviously they have a great coach (Joe Golding). Somebody forces 20 turnovers a game, that’s unbelievable. Somebody just told me Texas had 23 turnovers. And they got senior — they got (Andrew) Jones, (Courtney) Ramey. They’ve got serious guards now, Matt Coleman. And they turn the ball over that many times? That means Abilene Christian is really, really good. That’s all I can say” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Playing good teams can either kill you, or it makes you better,” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And I turned to T.J. Wolf on my staff, and he said, ‘Coach, he’s right. They force 20 turnovers a game. They’re really, really good.’ That was just in passing,” “So obviously they have a great coach (Joe Golding). Somebody forces 20 turnovers a game, that’s unbelievable. Somebody just told me Texas had 23 turnovers. And they got senior — they got (Andrew) Jones, (Courtney) Ramey. They’ve got serious guards now, Matt Coleman. And they turn the ball over that many times? That means Abilene Christian is really, really good. That’s all I can say” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Playing good teams can either kill you, or it makes you better,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are from Southern California, so at times I have to do everything I can to inject some intensity,” “And having fun, man. This has been brutal on these kids. … Tonight was a very fun game for me as well as the guys” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 21, 2021 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Look, there’s reminders at all times, right?” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “I mean, how many times do you play a game an hour and a half from your hotel?” “I don’t know how far Purdue is, but when you’re on a bus you get there slower with high winds and rain. The bus driver might have been the MVP getting us to the game. I was starting to worry the way the bus was swaying on a two-lane road” External link

eagletribune Saturday, March 20, 2021 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There was no tournament last year, it was taken away from the kids. I speak for all coaches, it's nice to have the kids get a chance to do that," "It's a big step forward for us, but we have more work to do" External link

foxnews Friday, March 19, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The game plan, I thought we had a big advantage with him,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “To have this win here with his jersey up there, now that you talk about it, maybe he was looking down on us,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There was no tournament last year, it was taken away from the kids. I speak for all coaches, it's nice to have the kids get a chance to do that,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There was no tournament last year, it was taken away from the kids. I speak for all coaches, it's nice to have the kids get a chance to do that,” External link

clickondetroit Friday, March 19, 2021 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Tom Izzo ) : “It means we’ve got to beat a Hall of Fame coach,” “One thing about coach Izzo -- the reason he has survived so long and he’s had such a great career is that they’re never easily defeated. He refuses to give in. That’s why he was able to rally his team” External link

wral Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Tom Izzo ) : “It means we’ve got to beat a Hall of Fame coach,” “One thing about coach Izzo -- the reason he has survived so long and he’s had such a great career is that they’re never easily defeated. He refuses to give in. That’s why he was able to rally his team” External link

clickondetroit Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I don’t know how many times in the last 24 years a West Coast team was the best team and got upset, but it’s all cyclical,” “There was a time when the team that won the championship every year was in Westwood, but that wasn’t going to last forever either. Anything can happen in an NCAA Tournament, it’s very much a coin flip” External link

sltrib Friday, March 12, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “This game could have been played with a guy playing pro (Daishen Nix), Chris Smith, Jalen Hill and (Johnny) Juzang. That’s four starters,” “We played without them (today), never trailed until the the end of the game” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re playing as well as we can play,” “We just played three really good teams, we played really well. That’s my opinion. … My job now is to make sure they don’t quit. We’re overachieving. My fear is they run out of gas” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Any veteran referee, when that ball goes in, looks over his shoulder at the coach. I was ignored,” “I’ll never forget about it, but from my experience, I’ll get reprimanded. I’m sure (the official’s) excuse will be that he couldn’t hear me, but like I said, a veteran official looks over his shoulder” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s hard to score when your team is turning it over,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not worried about other games,” “We’ll try to get better Thursday and then Friday and then go from there” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “At winning time against high-level teams, the tougher team is going to win,” “Tough enough to get the good shot, to take care of the ball, sit down and get a stop…we’re just not there” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m trying to build a program,” “Games like this send a message to me about where we’re at versus where I want to be. It exposes your weaknesses, tells you what you have to practice…that’s the bright side” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “At winning time against high-level teams, the tougher team is going to win,” “Tough enough to get the good shot, to take care of the ball, sit down and get a stop…we’re just not there” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m trying to build a program,” “Games like this send a message to me about where we’re at versus where I want to be. It exposes your weaknesses, tells you what you have to practice…that’s the bright side” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s hard to score when your team is turning it over,” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not worried about other games,” “We’ll try to get better Thursday and then Friday and then go from there” External link

dailynews Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If I was a pro scout, I would take Duarte,” “He’s the most ready-made guy. Evan Mobley is the best prospect in our league … but I do have a few friends in the league that do listen to me because I told them about guys like Jimmy Butler, who nobody wanted to draft, and I was in the Big East coaching against him” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added ( about Chris Duarte ) : “Duarte knows when to shoot, when to pass. He’s big enough, strong enough to play the two. He shoots it at the percentage you need to play in the NBA and he’s the best defensive guard in America, period” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We haven’t had the weirdness that other people have had,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If I was a pro scout, I would take Duarte,” “He’s the most ready-made guy. Evan Mobley is the best prospect in our league … but I do have a few friends in the league that do listen to me because I told them about guys like Jimmy Butler, who nobody wanted to draft, and I was in the Big East coaching against him” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added ( about Chris Duarte ) : “Duarte knows when to shoot, when to pass. He’s big enough, strong enough to play the two. He shoots it at the percentage you need to play in the NBA and he’s the best defensive guard in America, period” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We haven’t had the weirdness that other people have had,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:59:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we had that eight-point lead, he just said, ‘we ain’t losing on my senior night,’” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did a bad job defending him,” “He’s a great player, he made a lot of tough shots” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we had that eight-point lead, he just said, ‘we ain’t losing on my senior night,’” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did a bad job defending him,” “He’s a great player, he made a lot of tough shots” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 28, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When Jules (Bernard) takes his time, he can really shoot and then his strength comes into play,” “He lets the game come to him and he takes what they give him. He gives us toughness on defense, which we desperately need on this team. We need him in the lineup for athletic and toughness reasons” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Utah is a very good team, we made them look average tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never had that in a game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 12:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When Jules (Bernard) takes his time, he can really shoot and then his strength comes into play,” “He lets the game come to him and he takes what they give him. He gives us toughness on defense, which we desperately need on this team. We need him in the lineup for athletic and toughness reasons” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Utah is a very good team, we made them look average tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never had that in a game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When Jules (Bernard) takes his time, he can really shoot and then his strength comes into play,” “He lets the game come to him and he takes what they give him. He gives us toughness on defense, which we desperately need on this team. We need him in the lineup for athletic and toughness reasons” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Utah is a very good team, we made them look average tonight,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never had that in a game,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 26, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This was one of the first songs we started jamming to get the juices flowing after not seeing each other for three months when the first lockdown was lifted last year,” External link

longfordleader Monday, February 22, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The rebound was the key there,” “Jaylen (Clark) doesn’t sit around and watch. You’d think Tyger Campbell would make a wide-open 4-footer, but not Jaylen” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin explained ( about Murray State ) : “With (Arizona State’s) speed and quickness, I thought they’d drive the ball and jump into us and (the officials) were going to call a foul on us,” “It was a tie game, I didn’t want to lose the game at the foul line” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think this is the best free throw team I’ve had in 18 years. The key was getting fouled,” “We were getting stops and having possessions that we did not waste” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Mac was the reason we were able to win the game,” “We were able to gain ground with Cody (Riley) on the bench” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “My first year (at UCLA), I thought I was going to be the next coach (John) Wooden … then everyone graduated and I realized I’m far from Coach Wooden,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The rebound was the key there,” “Jaylen (Clark) doesn’t sit around and watch. You’d think Tyger Campbell would make a wide-open 4-footer, but not Jaylen” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin explained ( about Murray State ) : “With (Arizona State’s) speed and quickness, I thought they’d drive the ball and jump into us and (the officials) were going to call a foul on us,” “It was a tie game, I didn’t want to lose the game at the foul line” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think this is the best free throw team I’ve had in 18 years. The key was getting fouled,” “We were getting stops and having possessions that we did not waste” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Mac was the reason we were able to win the game,” “We were able to gain ground with Cody (Riley) on the bench” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about John Wooden ) : “My first year (at UCLA), I thought I was going to be the next coach (John) Wooden … then everyone graduated and I realized I’m far from Coach Wooden,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 21, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Sean Miller ) : “They're an awfully young team and it's hard for young teams to play 40 minutes,” “That's what Sean's been fighting through with them all season” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 19, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our guys showed a lot of heart on the backboard,” “We’re really undermanned right now” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did spread (Arizona) out more in the second half,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That was huge. The key was the start of the second half, our defensive intensity,” “When you’re 18-4 on points off turnovers it’s hard to get beat” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re just trying to make sure we get into March Madness,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our guys showed a lot of heart on the backboard,” “We’re really undermanned right now” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We did spread (Arizona) out more in the second half,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That was huge. The key was the start of the second half, our defensive intensity,” “When you’re 18-4 on points off turnovers it’s hard to get beat” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re just trying to make sure we get into March Madness,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 19, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The only time (the team) is together is on the bus, that’s when they’re enjoying being a college basketball player,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When I bought my house in Encino,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 11:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Adversity either kills you, or it makes you stronger,” “We grinded…it’s the ultimate win. When you can’t make free throws, especially in the second half, it puts unbelievable pressure on your defense. It tests your character and resolve to continue to compete” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “The truth is we play a lot of shooters – David (Singleton), Jake (Kyman) and Johnny (Juzang). They’re not lockdown, athletic defenders. They’re shooters,” “So, we’re challenged at times defending 22-feet away from the basket” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We had every reason to fold up,” “I’ve never seen a team win a conference game on the road going 6 of 18 from the free throw line, I’ve never even heard of it. Really, I’m just proud of the way our guys battled” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Especially in conference play you got to play defense, so really proud of our effort,” “Just proud of the way our guys competed” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 14, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve never seen a team win a game 6 of 18 from the foul line, in a conference game on the road,” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 14, 2021 6:54:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve got to get Jaime back on track,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “With the pandemic…only positive thing out of it, we got him out to school early. A couple weeks ago I saw he was close to playing,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The kid played 27 minutes against the No. 1 pick in the draft,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Ethan Anderson killed us, he made a lot of shots,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guys gave everything they had and kept their effort up despite abysmal shooting,” “That says a lot about our guys” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are not winning games scoring 48 points,” “We got off enough to win but we didn’t come close to making enough to give ourselves a chance, not against a good team” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are not winning games scoring 48 points,” “We got off enough to win but we didn’t come close to making enough to give ourselves a chance, not against a good team” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 12:33:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We are not winning games scoring 48 points,” “We got off enough to win but we didn’t come close to making enough to give ourselves a chance, not against a good team” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “With the pandemic…only positive thing out of it, we got him out to school early. A couple weeks ago I saw he was close to playing,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The kid played 27 minutes against the No. 1 pick in the draft,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Ethan Anderson killed us, he made a lot of shots,” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guys gave everything they had and kept their effort up despite abysmal shooting,” “That says a lot about our guys” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve seen teams run good offense and get point-blank opportunities and not score,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve seen teams run good offense and get point-blank opportunities and not score,” External link

dailynews Saturday, February 6, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I don’t sleep until the season’s over,” “It’s that time of the year…silly, crazy games happen all the time. I’m just glad we grinded out the win” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Story of the night for us is we couldn’t get (the ball) in the hoop,” “With Jules (Bernard) out, we needed the defensive rebounding…the five rebounds were bigger for me” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I don’t sleep until the season’s over,” “It’s that time of the year…silly, crazy games happen all the time. I’m just glad we grinded out the win” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Story of the night for us is we couldn’t get (the ball) in the hoop,” “With Jules (Bernard) out, we needed the defensive rebounding…the five rebounds were bigger for me” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “For the kids, all they want to do is play games,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, January 30, 2021 12:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that,” “We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over … we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that," "We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over ... we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes" External link

foxnews Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that,” “We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over ... we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes” External link

seattlepi Sunday, January 24, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The same guys were in, gave up the same layup at the end of the first half. At the end of the day, it’s the coaches’ job to prepare for a play like that,” “We got what we deserved. Our defense and our defense adherence to the game plan and what we went over and over and over ... we had no business winning. We put ourselves in a horrible position with unacceptable, unacceptable mistakes” External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our defense won the game for us," "My dad in Cincinnati ... I just hope he’s not being rushed to the hospital with all the turnovers we had. But we hung in there and kept defending. That’s the character I want to see from our team" External link

foxnews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They were giving him one-on-one coverage. To be honest, he should have had the ball a lot more than he did throughout the game," "When you get in those grinders, 3s aren’t falling, you have to get layups and you have to have a guy who can get those tough buckets at the rim" External link

foxnews Friday, January 22, 2021 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They were giving him one-on-one coverage and he probably should have had the ball a lot more than he did throughout the game,” “That probably would have been our best offense. When you get in those grinders, 3s aren’t falling, you have to get layups and you have to have a guy who can get those tough buckets at the rim” External link

dailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I tried to explain to our team that this team had to make double-figure 3s to beat you,” External link

dailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defense won the game for us,” “My dad in Cincinnati … I just hope he’s not being rushed to the hospital with all the turnovers we had. But we hung in there and kept defending. That’s the character I want to see from our team” External link

dailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They were giving him one-on-one coverage and he probably should have had the ball a lot more than he did throughout the game,” “That probably would have been our best offense. When you get in those grinders, 3s aren’t falling, you have to get layups and you have to have a guy who can get those tough buckets at the rim” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I tried to explain to our team that this team had to make double-figure 3s to beat you,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defense won the game for us,” “My dad in Cincinnati … I just hope he’s not being rushed to the hospital with all the turnovers we had. But we hung in there and kept defending. That’s the character I want to see from our team” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He goes from not getting in to starting and playing 30 minutes a game,” “It's almost like he's a freshman out there, but he's just going to get better as the season goes on” External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 10, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “I’ve been trying to get David off the ball, playing with Tyger Campbell,” “He’s a great kid – he’ll run through a wall for you” External link

dailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Bobby Hurley ) : “In my years of experience, teams that are undermanned rally because they know they have to give it all they got,” “Doesn’t surprise me that Bobby Hurley had those guys playing hard. Credit to them” External link

dailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “I’ve been trying to get David off the ball, playing with Tyger Campbell,” “He’s a great kid – he’ll run through a wall for you” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Bobby Hurley ) : “In my years of experience, teams that are undermanned rally because they know they have to give it all they got,” “Doesn’t surprise me that Bobby Hurley had those guys playing hard. Credit to them” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 8, 2021 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The answer is Jaylen Clark, or play big,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If you can keep your turnovers down and get shots up just from their numbers, you go rebound, that’s an area where they’ve struggled,” “Taking care of the ball is a big concern of ours” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They aren’t huge, they aren’t a bulk team, but they are unbelievably fast and athletic,” “They’re a ball-pressure, passing-lane team, they try to speed you up and they do a good job of it. We gotta make sure we don’t let that happen” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 6, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Five players scored in double figures tonight. That’s what I think this team is about,” “Everything is a learning process. The guys that are going to get more playing time have to get more comfortable” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “I’m not surprised at all. Chris is a great, mature kid,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris and I talked about (the NBA). When he made the decision to come back, multiple (NBA) teams called me and said they were impressed with his maturity (to withdraw his name),” “I think he’s played his last game as a Bruin. If anything changes, we’d obviously welcome him back” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “After speaking with our team doctors and medical staff, I’m confident that Chris will make a quick and full recovery,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would not have won if Cody and Jalen (Hill) hadn’t gotten some tough physical points around the basket for us,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Five players scored in double figures tonight. That’s what I think this team is about,” “Everything is a learning process. The guys that are going to get more playing time have to get more comfortable” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “I’m not surprised at all. Chris is a great, mature kid,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris and I talked about (the NBA). When he made the decision to come back, multiple (NBA) teams called me and said they were impressed with his maturity (to withdraw his name),” “I think he’s played his last game as a Bruin. If anything changes, we’d obviously welcome him back” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “After speaking with our team doctors and medical staff, I’m confident that Chris will make a quick and full recovery,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would not have won if Cody and Jalen (Hill) hadn’t gotten some tough physical points around the basket for us,” External link

usaToday Sunday, January 3, 2021 7:41:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “As a team we don’t do a good job of being physical 15 feet and in,” “When I was at Cincinnati my teams were repeatedly top 5 or top 10 in two-point defense. We didn’t give up layups or free throws – we moved our feet. (UCLA) is 61st in the nation in defense right now” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We let (the opponent) catch the ball too close to the basket. We’re giving up deep catches that if we give up against Oregon, we’ll have no chance because Eugene (Omoruyi) will score 40 on us,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Max’s prep school season was in peril and he’d already graduated high school so there was no point in him being away with a season that may or may not happen,” “Being in our practice, nutrition and strength and conditioning program with us is obviously much better for his development” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris wants to help the team, but at times feels lost in the offense and therefore he’ll try and force a play,” “Teams are playing him physical and he’s got to do a better job of getting fouled or finish” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s here, but he hasn’t even been in our gym yet,” “It’s a free year, yes, but we’ll worry about that later. If we ever get to the point where we feel like he’s ready and he wants to help his team then we’ll talk about it, but we’re far from that point” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “As a team we don’t do a good job of being physical 15 feet and in,” “When I was at Cincinnati my teams were repeatedly top 5 or top 10 in two-point defense. We didn’t give up layups or free throws – we moved our feet. (UCLA) is 61st in the nation in defense right now” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We let (the opponent) catch the ball too close to the basket. We’re giving up deep catches that if we give up against Oregon, we’ll have no chance because Eugene (Omoruyi) will score 40 on us,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Max’s prep school season was in peril and he’d already graduated high school so there was no point in him being away with a season that may or may not happen,” “Being in our practice, nutrition and strength and conditioning program with us is obviously much better for his development” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris wants to help the team, but at times feels lost in the offense and therefore he’ll try and force a play,” “Teams are playing him physical and he’s got to do a better job of getting fouled or finish” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s here, but he hasn’t even been in our gym yet,” “It’s a free year, yes, but we’ll worry about that later. If we ever get to the point where we feel like he’s ready and he wants to help his team then we’ll talk about it, but we’re far from that point” External link

dailynews Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jalen Hill didn’t block out on a free throw,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When you’re down three or four or five, under three minutes, you have to get a great shot or get fouled,” “We didn’t work the extra passes. We missed a couple of hard shots at crucial times. You’re in a possession game at that point” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I just told the team if we give up 77 (points) we aren’t going to win another game,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we were playing well offensively, we were playing poor defensively,” “It was a helluva game, but basketball Gods get you. The stat sheet didn’t decide this game. Toughness, playing smart and all the things that coaches talk about decided this game” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Stuff like that in a game like this, that’s what a game is decided by,” “Mental toughness is just as important as physical toughness. We had some unbelievably bad decisions on the defensive end that cost us this game” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jalen Hill didn’t block out on a free throw,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When you’re down three or four or five, under three minutes, you have to get a great shot or get fouled,” “We didn’t work the extra passes. We missed a couple of hard shots at crucial times. You’re in a possession game at that point” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I just told the team if we give up 77 (points) we aren’t going to win another game,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we were playing well offensively, we were playing poor defensively,” “It was a helluva game, but basketball Gods get you. The stat sheet didn’t decide this game. Toughness, playing smart and all the things that coaches talk about decided this game” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Stuff like that in a game like this, that’s what a game is decided by,” “Mental toughness is just as important as physical toughness. We had some unbelievably bad decisions on the defensive end that cost us this game” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 20, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They’ll have to come down to the hotel lobby, grab their food and go back and eat it in their rooms,” “We have to try and stay apart as much as we can” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They’ll have to come down to the hotel lobby, grab their food and go back and eat it in their rooms,” “We have to try and stay apart as much as we can” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re improving in a lot of areas, especially defense,” “That’s going to give us a chance to win a lot of games” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re improving in a lot of areas, especially defense,” “That’s going to give us a chance to win a lot of games” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris showed a lot of maturity tonight,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s become a very, very good player in front of our eyes,” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We played a lot smarter the last eight minutes defensively,” “We got to the foul line and got a few key offensive rebounds” External link

dailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Chris showed a lot of maturity tonight,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s become a very, very good player in front of our eyes,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We played a lot smarter the last eight minutes defensively,” “We got to the foul line and got a few key offensive rebounds” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We played a lot smarter the last eight minutes defensively,” “We got to the foul line and got a few key offensive rebounds” External link

eagletribune Saturday, December 12, 2020 8:55:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Johnny is such a weapon to score, he gives space to guys like Jaime and Chris Smith to drive to the basket,” “You always have to be guarding him” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our bench is a big part of it. We have multiple guys that can start,” “Trying to wear teams down with fresh bodies is going to be a big factor for us going forward. Whoever we put in the game, we have to be able to count on them to be solid on the defensive end and make good decisions on the offensive end. It will allow us to play at a pace that wears teams down” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “Johnny is such a weapon to score, he gives space to guys like Jaime and Chris Smith to drive to the basket,” “You always have to be guarding him” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our bench is a big part of it. We have multiple guys that can start,” “Trying to wear teams down with fresh bodies is going to be a big factor for us going forward. Whoever we put in the game, we have to be able to count on them to be solid on the defensive end and make good decisions on the offensive end. It will allow us to play at a pace that wears teams down” External link

dailynews Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I huddled (the team) up and said, ‘Hey, Seattle tested negative, the game is on,’” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The quicker we can address reality, the quicker we can address our weaknesses,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s a game that can easily be rescheduled,” “There’s no upside to taking risk. We can play Long Beach 10 days from now” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I huddled (the team) up and said, ‘Hey, Seattle tested negative, the game is on,’” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The quicker we can address reality, the quicker we can address our weaknesses,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s a game that can easily be rescheduled,” “There’s no upside to taking risk. We can play Long Beach 10 days from now” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Seattle made three 3s at the beginning of the game and never made another one the rest of the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “I think our athletics and size had a lot to do with that, we wore them down,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jaylen’s energy and attitude is why I wanted him in the UCLA program,” “His mind is on defensive rebounds and taking the ball away from people” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Seattle made three 3s at the beginning of the game and never made another one the rest of the game,” External link

dailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “I think our athletics and size had a lot to do with that, we wore them down,” External link

dailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jaylen’s energy and attitude is why I wanted him in the UCLA program,” “His mind is on defensive rebounds and taking the ball away from people” External link

dailynews Friday, December 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They got a little bit tired as we stepped up the pressure,” “Our athleticism and size probably had a lot to do with it and we wore them down” External link

eagletribune Friday, December 4, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re not going to be a quality team turning the ball over,” External link

eagletribune Friday, December 4, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They got a little bit tired as we stepped up the pressure,” “Our athleticism and size probably had a lot to do with it and we wore them down” External link

usaToday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re not going to be a quality team turning the ball over,” External link

usaToday Friday, December 4, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Edwards is going to get drafted and Ross is as good as any college guard in the country,” “We’re pretty happy in the locker room” External link

dailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Edwards is going to get drafted and Ross is as good as any college guard in the country,” “We’re pretty happy in the locker room” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We just didn’t finish the game,” “We were playing small and we couldn't get a rebound and they hit two 3s off second shots” External link

eagletribune Saturday, November 28, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When he rebounds and he defends, he’s a real player,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Colbey Ross is as good as any point guard in college,” “If he was wearing a different uniform everyone would know about him” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We just didn’t finish the game,” “We were playing small and we couldn’t get a rebound and they hit two 3s off second shots” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Chris Smith ) : “There’s a lot of film that we’re going to show tomorrow as we take ice baths,” “I’m going to put my head in a bucket of ice and I’m going to have Tyger and those guys take cold tubs, Jaime and Chris, who played 50 minutes” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When he rebounds and he defends, he’s a real player,” External link

dailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Colbey Ross is as good as any point guard in college,” “If he was wearing a different uniform everyone would know about him” External link

dailynews Saturday, November 28, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defensive effort, mentally and physically, was atrocious,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We couldn’t get a stop, and when we did get a stop, we couldn’t get a rebound,” “There are facets of the game where we have to be solid and physically tough. We aren’t a team full of (NBA) lottery picks” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The problem wasn’t the crowd noise. The problem was San Diego State, their toughness, their execution” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our defensive effort, mentally and physically, was atrocious,” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We couldn’t get a stop, and when we did get a stop, we couldn’t get a rebound,” “There are facets of the game where we have to be solid and physically tough. We aren’t a team full of (NBA) lottery picks” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re going to pick up the pace,” “We have the depth to do it. But you gotta get stops to run. Stops with defense” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “Jaylen is a premier, elite defender,” “Not a day goes by he’s not stealing a pass and goes down and dunks it” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You wonder about all the things you’re working on in practice; what’s going to happen when you play against a team like San Diego St., who’s so well coached,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s almost surreal with all this going on,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re going to pick up the pace,” “We have the depth to do it. But you gotta get stops to run. Stops with defense” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin added : “Jaylen is a premier, elite defender,” “Not a day goes by he’s not stealing a pass and goes down and dunks it” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You wonder about all the things you’re working on in practice; what’s going to happen when you play against a team like San Diego St., who’s so well coached,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s almost surreal with all this going on,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We have to be better at focusing on the next play,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We have to be better at focusing on the next play,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "No one knew how it would be received," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It was always more important for Queensland than NSW, it took a while for NSW to realise that," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "That's one of those stories that keeps on going," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s ready to be an All-American,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m in a mindset on how I can get these games played for the kids,” “I don’t think anything is going to be normal. A big concern of mine is if parents can get to games. Is there going to be no fans the entire season? Hopefully, after January that can change” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He’s ready to be an All-American,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m in a mindset on how I can get these games played for the kids,” “I don’t think anything is going to be normal. A big concern of mine is if parents can get to games. Is there going to be no fans the entire season? Hopefully, after January that can change” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "This club's got a history of being around for 100 years," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We're our own worst enemy in some ways," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They were by far the better side, 14-0 probably flattered us at halftime in some ways," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Some of these mixes have been about for some time and others are relatively fresh,” External link

longfordleader Friday, June 26, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was clear to me that I should have signed him early,” “I think he’s a perfect fit for me. He’s a tough guy, he’s a hard worker, he’s a winner. He can play all over the floor” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The way I look at is he played his senior year of high school at Kentucky, against NBA players, being coached, getting the reality of how hard it can be in college basketball,” “He and I are made for each other as coach and player” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We could have walked and met in the middle,” “I’ve been going for two-hour walks every day, I easily could have just walked over to his house” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” “Whether it’s this May, next January, I don’t know, it’s the reality of what’s coming” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It was clear to me that I should have signed him early,” “I think he’s a perfect fit for me. He’s a tough guy, he’s a hard worker, he’s a winner. He can play all over the floor” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The way I look at is he played his senior year of high school at Kentucky, against NBA players, being coached, getting the reality of how hard it can be in college basketball,” “He and I are made for each other as coach and player” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We could have walked and met in the middle,” “I’ve been going for two-hour walks every day, I easily could have just walked over to his house” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think immediate eligibility is imminent,” “Whether it’s this May, next January, I don’t know, it’s the reality of what’s coming” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I told them, 'If this is the worst thing that happens in their life, they're going to have a great life,' " External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I told them, ‘If this is the worst thing that happens in their life, they’re going to have a great life,’ ” External link

readingeagle Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Just look at it this way: our guys got to play 31 games, what about all our spring sports? They got their season ripped out from underneath,” “They may be done or be playing very limited schedules. We got to get the season in, where the spring sports, they didn’t even get that” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I knew it was over when they said no fans because at some point they were going to realize that, well, if it’s not safe for the fans, how is it safe for the players?’” “To me, they should have realized that from jump street. Somebody was going to point it out to them” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “All of our guys, the way we played down the stretch, are excited about next year and motivated to take it even further and be better next year,” “Any time we can finish the season with momentum, it helps you more than the offseason, so it’s definitely a positive” External link

dailynews Saturday, March 14, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our players have become a team,” “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they’ve learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that’s the key to our run” External link

dcourier Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run” External link

click2houston Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," “Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not disappointed at all,” “Unbelievable regular season in my first year, couldn’t be more proud of my guys. Could not be more proud of my guys. Sure, we wanted to win, it would have been great, but our season is not over and I’m here for the long haul, so I’m really proud of the guys” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not disappointed at all,” “Unbelievable regular season in my first year, couldn’t be more proud of my guys. Could not be more proud of my guys. Sure, we wanted to win, it would have been great, but our season is not over and I’m here for the long haul, so I’m really proud of the guys” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin says : "I'm asked every time a fan walks in," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin says : "I'm asked every time a fan walks in," External link

smh Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin says : "I'm asked every time a fan walks in," External link

theage Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "The hardest thing as a coach to do is to change the DNA of a program," External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We don't have an all-league player," "We have a bunch of young guys. Even our old guys, they've never been in a lead role. We don't have a leading man" External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," "Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run" External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You're trying to build a program," "We're trying to build faith in a fan base. We're trying to build faith in your locker room" External link

dcourier Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "The hardest thing as a coach to do is to change the DNA of a program," External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We don't have an all-league player," "We have a bunch of young guys. Even our old guys, they've never been in a lead role. We don't have a leading man" External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our players have become a team," "Our guys are playing to win. They care about each other and they've learned to never give up. They refuse to surrender and I think that's the key to our run" External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You're trying to build a program," "We're trying to build faith in a fan base. We're trying to build faith in your locker room" External link

usaToday Friday, March 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve come a long way, obviously,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, March 3, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Just like we drew it up,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s the way the game was being officiated,” “We kept telling the guys to attack. Staying out of foul trouble is huge. Go back and look at my Cincinnati teams, we were usually in the top 20 nationally in not fouling. Layups and free throws are the easiest ways to score” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He had ACL surgery last year,” “He’s been through a lot. He didn’t really get to practice hard until the fall. We need to get him some good rest between now and Saturday” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was just trying to make it from December to January and from January to February,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s the way the game was being officiated,” “We kept telling the guys to attack. Staying out of foul trouble is huge. Go back and look at my Cincinnati teams, we were usually in the top 20 nationally in not fouling. Layups and free throws are the easiest ways to score” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He had ACL surgery last year,” “He’s been through a lot. He didn’t really get to practice hard until the fall. We need to get him some good rest between now and Saturday” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was just trying to make it from December to January and from January to February,” External link

dailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We just played a lot smarter,” “A lot of people talk about playing hard, but that’s not enough” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not surprised, but I didn’t predict it,” “The players follow the lead that you give them as a coaching staff, so everybody on the outside, the sky was falling and now it’s all—well, it is beautiful and sunny” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:16:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m not surprised, but I didn’t predict it,” “The players follow the lead that you give them as a coaching staff, so everybody on the outside, the sky was falling and now it’s all—well, it is beautiful and sunny” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : “It makes me realize how fragile it all is because you start reverting back (to the early season) but I’m happy for the kids,” External link

annistonstar Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s senior day, they’re playing for the Pac-12 title, it’s huge,” “Nine down with 12 to play, on the road against a great team. They’re playing all juniors and seniors, you’re playing freshmen and sophomores and you’re able to pull it out? It’s monstrous” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s senior day, they’re playing for the Pac-12 title, it’s huge,” “Nine down with 12 to play, on the road against a great team. They’re playing all juniors and seniors, you’re playing freshmen and sophomores and you’re able to pull it out? It’s monstrous” External link

koaa Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s senior day, they’re playing for the Pac-12 title, it’s huge,” “Nine down with 12 to play, on the road against a great team. They’re playing all juniors and seniors, you’re playing freshmen and sophomores and you’re able to pull it out? It’s monstrous” External link

dailynews Sunday, February 23, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Defensively, we couldn't have played much better,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jules Bernard was a key to the win tonight. We had guys with fouls and when that happened Jules took over. Not only on offense, but his defense was tremendous all night,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Our interior defense, being able to play better one-on-one defense, forces six-to-eight-foot contested shots and then we don't need to help off 3-point shooters,” External link

usaToday Friday, February 21, 2020 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

dailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would’ve been down double digits by halftime if it wasn’t for the (performance on the) offensive glass,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve grown up a lot,” “The reality for our guys is none of them have ever been in a position where they had to play well or UCLA wasn’t going to win. Now, they’re all in that. All the guys who play are all in that position for the first time” External link

dailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would’ve been down double digits by halftime if it wasn’t for the (performance on the) offensive glass,” External link

dailynews Friday, February 14, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We would’ve been down double digits by halftime if it wasn’t for the (performance on the) offensive glass,” External link

eagletribune Friday, February 14, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve gotten better, the guy with the ball has gotten better—not that he’s made a shot, but if he doesn’t have anything to just give it to the next guy and we’re forcing less,” “So we’re taking our time and making better decisions. … [When] guys want to win, they maybe start to heed your message a little bit more” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve gotten better, the guy with the ball has gotten better—not that he’s made a shot, but if he doesn’t have anything to just give it to the next guy and we’re forcing less,” “So we’re taking our time and making better decisions. … [When] guys want to win, they maybe start to heed your message a little bit more” External link

dailynews Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I get on them and demand a lot from them, but when they get the job done, you've got to give them credit,” “The coaches don't win games, the players win games. The players won the game tonight” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guy is impressive. We couldn't get enough people on him at time,” “He was literally out-rebounding us one on four at times. He's not the reason they didn't win, I can tell you that” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This is the Pac-12, you're playing against NBA players and it's hard when you don't have him in there, just his size and athleticism,” External link

usaToday Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I get on them and demand a lot from them, but when they get the job done, you've got to give them credit,” “The coaches don't win games, the players win games. The players won the game tonight” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guy is impressive. We couldn't get enough people on him at time,” “He was literally out-rebounding us one on four at times. He's not the reason they didn't win, I can tell you that” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “This is the Pac-12, you're playing against NBA players and it's hard when you don't have him in there, just his size and athleticism,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I know you guys have to search for storylines, but the guy’s a great coach and they’ve got three guys on the draft board in the first round,” External link

annistonstar Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It takes time, I keep reminding myself. The difference is now the guys understand,” “It’s hard to win games. We can’t win a game by rolling balls out with talent. It’s not going to happen. We got to win the game with toughness, togetherness, playing smart, playing to win, all the DNA stuff” External link

dailynews Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It takes time, I keep reminding myself. The difference is now the guys understand,” “It’s hard to win games. We can’t win a game by rolling balls out with talent. It’s not going to happen. We got to win the game with toughness, togetherness, playing smart, playing to win, all the DNA stuff” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We always knew we had great guys, I just don’t know – it’s hard to play together when you haven’t been through tough times together,” “We’ve been going through a bonding experience all year with all these guys where they realize their fates are relying upon each other and no one’s going to feel sorry for us” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s a great lesson for our team,” “You don’t defend, you don’t take care of the ball, you’ve got no chance … the turnovers completely changed the game because it got them feeling good and it’s a lot easier to make shots when things are rolling” External link

dailynews Monday, January 27, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s a great lesson for our team,” “You don’t defend, you don’t take care of the ball, you’ve got no chance ... the turnovers completely changed the game because it got them feeling good and it’s a lot easier to make shots when things are rolling” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 27, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s a great lesson for our team,” “You don’t defend, you don’t take care of the ball, you’ve got no chance ... the turnovers completely changed the game because it got them feeling good and it’s a lot easier to make shots when things are rolling” External link

usaToday Monday, January 27, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was calling’s his number,” External link

eagletribune Friday, January 24, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m out there asking him to do things for 32, 35 minutes at a high level for the first time in his career, so there’s going to be mistakes,” “My whole thing with him, you’ve got to stand in there and fight and keep scrapping. If you do, we’ll get some wins, and he’ll become who he wants to become as a player” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’m out there asking him to do things for 32, 35 minutes at a high level for the first time in his career, so there’s going to be mistakes,” “My whole thing with him, you’ve got to stand in there and fight and keep scrapping. If you do, we’ll get some wins, and he’ll become who he wants to become as a player” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Mark Fox ) : “We had up to 12 stops in a row at one point,” “Getting better. Look, in fairness to Mark, they’re in rebuilding mode. They’ve got a young team. They missed some open shots, just like we did. Shooting changes a lot” External link

eagletribune Monday, January 20, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When the going gets tough, we don’t have a lot of guys that get going,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “To be honest with you, I had to keep playing certain guys that I don’t even think they deserve to play, but I didn’t want to put others back in so I was running out of guys,” External link

dailynews Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “For me, that’s just about competing,” “You’ve got to have some humility and you’ve got to compete. To me, that’s No. 1. If you’re ever going to have a program that has any type of fiber to be a championship program, you’ve got to compete and play with pride” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, January 9, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was really proud of them today,” “No matter what the result would have been at the end I was really proud of them” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, January 3, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I was really proud of them today,” “No matter what the result would have been at the end I was really proud of them” External link

dailynews Friday, January 3, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “There’s got to be some hard lessons learned of what we stand for, what we’re going to stand for, that if you’re going to be here, humility is required, toughness is required, doing whatever it takes to stop the other team is required, so those are just standards you just have to set forth as a coach,” “Everybody that builds a program builds that within their program. Every winning sports team builds that” External link

dailynews Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re not a good defensive team, we don’t have good defensive players,” “I try to throw the book at them, try everything I can, full-court press, but a lot of our problem is lack of execution … every time we did something that was a lack of execution — help for no reason — they threw it to the guy and it went in” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Cal State Fullerton ) : “Cal State Fullerton came in today like they were playing against UCLA,” “They’re not too good to do every little possible thing that goes into winning. And that’s what I got to change here. We’ve got to totally change that. We’re not going to win until we’re humble enough to do the things that it takes to win games. … Sometimes in basketball, you just win because you play better players, but that’s not going to be the case with us” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I apologize to our fans for our defensive effort once again,” “Our metrics are horrible. You can’t defend, you can’t win. ... if you hold the ball long enough, we’ll break down. We’re not good enough to win with offense. We have to win with defense. I apologize to people that took the time out of their Saturday that had to come and watch this. Our defensive effort is beyond sickening. Beyond sickening. Sickening at the highest level” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 29, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I’ve talked about it before and I talked about it over the holiday break. We need to get some humility,” “It’s my opinion that some of it's youth and some of its arrogance for no reason. Our fate isn’t going to change until we get some humility ... If all you're worried about is getting 12 points, regardless of the outcome for our team, it’s going to continue. My message was, at what point are they going to challenge each other? I can only do so much” External link

usaToday Sunday, December 29, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s just, we’ve got to grow up, we’ve got to mature,” External link

dailynews Friday, December 27, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin told : "The officials took the first half off," External link

upi Tuesday, December 24, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "In defense of my players, I thought that the officials took the first half off," External link

usaToday Tuesday, December 24, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Well, obviously we did some good things. We took care of the ball today, for the most part,” “Obviously, defensively we’ve got a long way to go. I know they only scored 62 but our field-goal percentage defense, you know, we’re creating turnovers but when teams don’t turn the ball over, we tend to break down late in the clock, which is the mark of a very young team” External link

dailynews Monday, December 9, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It gives you more practice time in December to get better,” External link

dailynews Sunday, December 8, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve got to become a team that can stop somebody because we’re not going to get 93 (every game),” “It would be nice to get 93 every night, I’d be all for it, (but) I don’t know how realistic that is” External link

usaToday Monday, December 2, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Sometimes you’ve got to laugh or you’ll cry,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, November 27, 2019 5:28:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re nowhere near the machine we need to become,” “I look at teams like Alabama and Clemson and the Patriots, and they’re just machines. We’ve got to become a machine. Never look at the scoreboard. You’ve got to play 40 minutes the right way all the time” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “When we don’t turn the ball over, we’re a pretty decent offensive team,” “We’re still trying to break habits of turning the ball over, that’s the one negative of the night” External link

dailynews Monday, November 18, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Prince Ali ) : “I told Prince he’s gotta give us leadership,” “I’m a big believer that, in the great programs, you’ve gotta have a veteran, somebody leading you. Not leading in scoring, but leading in focus, toughness, competitiveness, lead us in helping your teammates getting to the right spot, making the game easier on younger players” External link

dailynews Monday, November 18, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I thought today was going to be a brutal game," External link

eagletribune Monday, November 11, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We got the ball at the basket which helped him," External link

eagletribune Monday, November 11, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We let Santa Barbara get comfortable and you should not let teams come into your gym and get comfortable," "We didn't try to take anything away in the first half" External link

eagletribune Monday, November 11, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Jalen and I have had a lot of talks,” “The things that backups do and the things that starters do, being able to be mentally focused and responsible throughout an entire game, is a new thing for him” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, November 11, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We got the ball at the basket, which helped him, but his effort was off the charts on the rebounding,” “If he goes every time, he’s a problem because he’s so big. He and (Athletic Performance Coach) Wes Long have done such a good job with his body since I got here in April” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, November 11, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Let’s just say that I believe that you have to play extremely hard,” “I thought that we let Santa Barbara get comfortable and you should not let teams come into your gym and get comfortable. We did not not try to take anything away from them in the first half” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, November 11, 2019 6:26:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re trying to get 40,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I know we are not the finished product,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s probably too many for him,” “It’s just the way the game was going. I tried to rest him and it didn’t go well” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:13:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re trying to get 40,” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I know we are not the finished product,” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “That’s probably too many for him,” “It’s just the way the game was going. I tried to rest him and it didn’t go well” External link

dailynews Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I just have to keep telling myself Rome wasn’t built in a day,” “You have to keep telling yourself: patience. You are trying to build habits with guys. Habits with guys in practice is one thing. Getting things to be second nature in a game is another thing” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:35:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think he struggled to find what his identity is (last season),” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I thought as time went on, our athleticism and our defense picked up,” “It was the difference in the game because we didn’t shoot the ball very well going 5 for 22 from (3-point range)” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I thought our passing was great for the most part,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I hope we know how to run out of the tunnel, how to warm up and I hope nobody gets a technical when I go to put them in,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Doug Martin ) : “Doug Martin, the golf coach at Cincinnati, is one of my close friends. You wouldn’t want to see his team go by the wayside because money is going to men’s basketball,” “I think we should find a way to make it all work for everybody’s benefit, and that would be for Olympic sports as well. You don’t want it to hurt them” External link

annistonstar Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin explained : “To play as one you have to communicate,” “We don’t really negotiate effort. It’s kind of non negotiable. They are used to that by now” External link

dailynews Friday, October 11, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about David Singleton ) : “I would love to have David healthy,” “Other than that nobody else has missed a practice” External link

dailynews Friday, October 11, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The guys have been working really hard,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You’ve got to have a mix,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 20, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Scheduling is a critical part of building a program and helping to establish our identity,” External link

longbeachstar Friday, June 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin explains : "It was such a great season last year, and this season we have introduced some of the younger girls to the squad," "It's been tough going, especially after the highs of last season, but the players are progressing well" External link

herald-ie Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re excited to add this home-and-home series with UNLV,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’re excited to add this home-and-home series with UNLV,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He brings experience as a great offensive coach,” External link

longbeachstar Friday, May 24, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “He brings experience as a great offensive coach,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 23, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think you almost have to do both,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And he left with a 3.4 grade-point average,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, May 21, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I think you almost have to do both,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 20, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “And he left with a 3.4 grade-point average,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 20, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s easy to stay up late, eat pizza in college and miss class,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “What’s best for them is best for the program,” “Becoming responsible, handling your business academically, being professional, being courteous, developing the right habits. If you do all those things, everything else will take care of itself for you” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “You can’t win games in May, but you can lose them by getting guys hurt,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s just a matter of getting his wind back up and his strength,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve got to have the best staff,” “One thing that was conveyed to me (was) the commitment level here to myself, but more importantly to the program, to be able to get the best staff and do everything at the highest level is the reason I’m here” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 3, 2019 2:00:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We’ve got to have the best staff,” “One thing that was conveyed to me (was) the commitment level here to myself, but more importantly to the program, to be able to get the best staff and do everything at the highest level is the reason I’m here” External link

dailynews Friday, May 3, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Darren and I have been working together for a long time, and he’s a great basketball coach,” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Darren and I have been working together for a long time, and he’s a great basketball coach,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 19, 2019 6:53:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Darren and I have been working together for a long time, and he’s a great basketball coach,” External link

dailynews Friday, April 19, 2019 5:44:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It's UCLA, I understand the expectations," "You think fans want to win, try being the coach that doesn't sleep. We want to win more" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've been coming on vacation to California since she was a child," "This was not a hard sell" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Get us back to where people say UCLA and they don't write articles saying they're not elite," External link

fox13memphis Thursday, April 11, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It's UCLA, I understand the expectations," "You think fans want to win, try being the coach that doesn't sleep. We want to win more" External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've been coming on vacation to California since she was a child," "This was not a hard sell" External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Get us back to where people say UCLA and they don't write articles saying they're not elite," External link

good4utah Thursday, April 11, 2019 5:17:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “The four letters are more important than my name,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “If you get the chance to put the four letters on, you owe,” “You don’t get to shoplift the four letters, OK? Because the four letters, as we know, they do a lot for your life. And you have to pay back by the way you conduct yourself as a person, as a student and by playing to win” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Here’s how I spell fun,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “As I sit here looking around and I see people that I never thought I’d get the chance to meet in my life, the power of together is magnified,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “It’s UCLA – I understand the expectations,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” External link

orlandosentinel Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, April 9, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA," External link

upi Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA," "UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence. To be able to join such a world-class institution is truly a privilege, and I can't wait to get started in Westwood" External link

wsau Tuesday, April 9, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” “I’m especially grateful to Chancellor (Gene) Block and to Dan Guerrero for this opportunity to join the Bruin Family. UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence. To be able to join such a world-class institution is truly a privilege, and I can’t wait to get started in Westwood” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I am incredibly humbled and honored to become the head coach at UCLA,” “I’m especially grateful to Chancellor (Gene) Block and to Dan Guerrero for this opportunity to join the Bruin Family. UCLA is a very special place with a strong tradition of excellence. To be able to join such a world-class institution is truly a privilege, and I can’t wait to get started in Westwood” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We knew they could hurt us from the three-point line, so we wanted to get to them out there,” “But Garza was consistently tough for us to guard inside” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:48:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We knew they could hurt us from the three-point line, so we wanted to get to them out there,” “But Garza was consistently tough for us to guard inside” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, March 23, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "These games - that's why it's called March Madness," External link

wlwt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "These games - that's why it's called March Madness," "Why it's the greatest event in sports in the world because anything can happen, whether it's UMBC or what happened to us last year" External link

wlwt Friday, March 22, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

fox13memphis Monday, March 18, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

wlwt Monday, March 18, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

kiro7 Monday, March 18, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You've got to be hard to beat," "You can't (miss) layups. You've got to block out. You can't make dumb fouls and you try to maximize your potential on offense" External link

wftv Monday, March 18, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Big basket, obviously, for Cane Broome down the stretch,” “Jarron Cumberland set a great screen” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “Obviously, you want to try and right the fact that they beat you twice,” “That doesn’t happen a lot around Cincinnati” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You give a team like that extra chances, they're going to light you up," "There's not a whole lot to say when you get whipped that bad physically, dominated physically. The dam's going to break eventually" External link

houstonchronicle Sunday, March 10, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I give my kids a lot of credit, because at halftime, I talked to them about winning programs — they defend whether they make shots or not," "They play team basketball when things are going bad" External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's no rhyme or reason sometimes," "Which is why you always have to defend and rebound, because shots come and go like your high school girlfriend" External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Keith Williams ) : "I just told Keith, 'Look man, when you go down, if you're not hurt that bad, please don't act like there was a guy in Section 210 with a sniper rifle.' I thought he got shot," External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “They’re the best team we’ve played,” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, February 11, 2019 7:01:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We must not give up 14 3s,” External link

ChinaPost Friday, January 25, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "When I showed I was upset for that (first technical), his tough-guy buddy threw me out," "What they did was almost penalize a group of kids, and they should be suspended" External link

wlwt Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We came out ready to play from the jump," "Tulane hit some tough shots early, but we overcame that with great offensive execution. If you get 67 shots and 20 assists, it's tough to beat you. It was the unselfish play of our guards" External link

nola Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "A big key for us, if you ask me, has got to be Tre and Nysier off the bench, where we don't have a drop-off," External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Gary Clark ) : "We can play at a pace we want to play at with Kyle and Gary, when they're out of the game," "Last year, (Scott and Brooks) were freshmen. I think both of those guys are going to be huge factors for us" External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I think Justin and Cane both played really well, and they're both going to help us," External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Keith Williams ) : "The guard position overall is going to be a strength for us this year," "Williams is going to help us a lot" External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "It's a lot less stressful over there," External link

cincinnati Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:40:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We're trying to get him to use his speed, too, on the defensive end," "He's still trying to find his way, playing with these guys. Cane's gonna play. How much he plays will depend on how well he plays" External link

cincinnati Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Guys like Justin and Cane, I'm asking them to push the pace at all times," "They're gonna have some turnovers. The ones I can live with are the ones where they're trying to push the pace" External link

cincinnati Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Gene Hackman ) : "I thought about maybe doing the Gene Hackman thing," "Because I know somebody like Kyle Washington is big on the rims. He's a rim expert, as far as tightness of the rim. I keep trying to tell him the goal is, 'Don't hit the rim.' He's an expert on rims" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've never discussed where we're playing," "We just don't discuss it a lot" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I can tell you guys now, we will not start the same five guys," "Game to game, it could be a matchup versus our opponent. It could be who earned it in practice. I told them right now, some of those guys, they need to lose their ego" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They've taken on the leadership role, making sure everybody else is ready all the time," External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's a website where you can schedule games, in our world," "We're always looking for high-major, home-and-homes. They contacted us. I thought they were kidding. They weren't, and we got a game done fairly quickly" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said ( about Gene Hackman ) : "I thought about maybe doing the Gene Hackman thing," "Because I know somebody like Kyle Washington is big on the rims. He's a rim expert, as far as tightness of the rim. I keep trying to tell him the goal is, 'Don't hit the rim.' He's an expert on rims" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "We've never discussed where we're playing," "We just don't discuss it a lot" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I can tell you guys now, we will not start the same five guys," "Game to game, it could be a matchup versus our opponent. It could be who earned it in practice. I told them right now, some of those guys, they need to lose their ego" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They've taken on the leadership role, making sure everybody else is ready all the time," External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "There's a website where you can schedule games, in our world," "We're always looking for high-major, home-and-homes. They contacted us. I thought they were kidding. They weren't, and we got a game done fairly quickly" External link

cincinnati Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:49:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "They had 20 assists and shot 54 percent in our gym," External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "This time of year, you just try to win and move on to the next game," "Our offensive rebounding continues to improve. We shot 82 percent from the line. We did a lot of good things. We controlled the whole game" External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "That's as good as anyone has played against us all year," External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "For about thirty minutes, I thought we played as well as we could play," External link

upi Friday, February 24, 2017 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I don't talk about stuff like that," "I talk to my players about what we've got to do to make a run in March. You can't come out and ignore the scouting report defensively and let a team score like that, especially in your own gym" External link

upi Sunday, February 19, 2017 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Once we were able to keep Taplin out of the lane and do a much better job of containing him, the game changed," External link

upi Sunday, February 19, 2017 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I have a lot of faith in Troy," "It's not a hard decision not to call timeout when you have the ball in a senior's hands late in the game" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Tulsa was more physical than us for most of the evening," "They were focused on being more physical and winning the rebounding war, and it almost got us beat. We were trying to shoot our way to victory instead of scrap our way to victory" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Two things happened: We got some shots to fall and we were able to finish possessions with a defensive rebound, which was a struggle all night," "We came up with some deflections and some steals" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "You're going to get beat most nights when you get beat in points in the paint and second-chance points," "But we got loose balls and stops at the end. It was a learning experience, and I thought we did a great job at the end" External link

upi Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:02:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Our second-half defense changed the game," "They did what they had to do to win the game" External link

upi Friday, January 27, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "I don't think about it too much, other than hearing about it all the time," "It's a new era in this game. Both teams are going to the Big Dance. That's a good thing. But, it's always nice to win" External link

upi Friday, January 27, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : "Give SMU credit, they could've splintered down 15," "Our game plan against them next time has to be better" External link

upi Friday, January 13, 2017 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wish the Big 12 all the best,” External link

cincinnati Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “We have a great group of young men that are going to give our fans tremendous basketball this year,” “My focus is on them, has been on them, and the recruits that we are hoping to join our family” External link

cincinnati Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin commented : "I just coach the team, I am not on the committee. There are women on our committee so to say I don't want women playing football is ridiculous. Hockey is very big in the town, so is netball. I don't even know if they would have the numbers for an Oztag team" External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mick Cronin commented : "I just coach the team, I am not on the committee. There are women on our committee so to say I don't want women playing football is ridiculous. Hockey is very big in the town, so is netball. I don't even know if they would have the numbers for an Oztag team" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 21, 2016 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mick Cronin said : “I wanted him to know he’s got to coach the team, and I am going to support him,” External link

nytimes Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:03:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach89.66%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
head coach3.45%EN02/24/201724/02/2017
under coach6.90%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Mick CroninEN100.00%