No, you could say it was a 'focus' timeout. We just came out flat. We had talked about coming out with energy and playing with emotion, and the next thing you know, we're down six or eight points.

He had a tough night the other night against Hidden Valley. He didn't move real well without the ball so I challenged him to move without the ball tonight, find the open areas and use screens.

I wish we could get four.

He was coming across the lane and he had a good screen set on him. It was a clean play. It just caught him wrong. At first, I thought he had broken his collarbone.

He's a solid player. He's a great kid. I love his court demeanor. He doesn't change expressions. He moves without the ball. When you get nice kids who are all about team basketball, it's nice to see.

At the end of the game, they did a good job going down low and created some advantages inside. We got in a situation where we tried to sub offensively and defensively and we couldn't get a stoppage of play to get a defensive group in.

That this team was one win away from the final eight is just unbelievable. I'm as proud of this team as any I've ever coached.

Melvin and I both haven't shaved since our last loss. I've trimmed mine up a little bit but Melvin hasn't shaved. The kids are giving me a hard time, but hey, I'll keep looking ugly if we keep winning games.

I don't know if fatigue was a factor or not. You just have to give Heritage credit for a couple of huge shots after we didn't rotate on defense late in the game and a couple of huge rebounds. We gutted it out until the end but couldn't get shots to fall late.