“We have to try to keep our momentum going.
“We have the fourth-best scoring margin on the road in the SEC this year, but those numbers don’t add up to wins. We’ve played well and tough on the road, but we have to get over the hump.
“Chris Lofton stretches the defense. You have to know where he is. He makes shots with you in his face about as much as when he’s alone. He moves very well without the ball and he doesn’t need a lot of time to get the ball off.
“Watson will do what he does, but in big games, Lofton has had 25-to-30-plus points. He’s a guy that makes a lot of clutch shots. He takes them to another level when he gets going. Dane Bradshaw has also stepped up for them. Our matchups will be a key. They have a lot of juniors and seniors that have been through a lot.”
Wins at home over
“We’ve clearly shown that we’re a lot better making defensive and offensive plays down the stretch. We’re doing a much better job now. That confidence and momentum should carry us.”
“The press we have to beat is between the baseline and the three-point line. We don’t want to put it in that danger area. They do a great job, if you have your head down, they do a good job of coming in from behind. They get as many steals, I think, in the half court as they do in full court. If you handle the pressure, you can get some easier shots, but the key is handling the pressure.”
“We’ll go with the same as the last game. Darian is in a pretty good rhythm (coming off the bench). He was huge for us down the stretch (against
This week’s schedule:
“The best thing that happened for us was the day off (on Wednesday). We didn’t play very well against
NCAA bids for the SEC:
“I don’t think there’s any doubt our league deserves six teams. I’m not looking too far ahead because I’m only thinking about our