We felt if we had beaten UCLA, we would have won this thing (the regular-season title). So it's probably fitting that we're playing. I just hope we get our legs back.
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I thought Oregon defended him pretty well.
If Stanford was going to beat us or tie us, Chris Hernandez wasn't going to do it. That's respect for Chris. Our players felt we couldn't give him a look. He wasn't going to beat us. He's beaten too many people over the years, including us.
I feel good about our chances. I also feel good that in our league, 17 wins has been a formula (for the NCAA tournament).
I thought we were tentative at times. The teams we're playing have to catch us. It's a nice position to be in. We can't worry about what the significance of a win or loss is.
Through the years we've been a pretty good defensive team when we've had our guys healthy and playing. I guess we surprised UCLA too, then. Maybe we just had a lucky weekend, I don't know.
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