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Ed Cooley Basketball Life Lessons

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:19 PM — Leave a comment

Basketball teaches you life lessons. It’s a privilege to play college basketball. I want our off-court behavior to match our on-court behavior. As we build character and values, I want every coach in the country to say: ‘I wish my team was like that.’

Ed Cooley Stand on Top

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:19 PM — Leave a comment

We play in the most difficult conference in the country, but we’re going to stand on top of it some day.

Ed Cooley Most Dominant Physical Team

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:18 PM — Leave a comment

We want to become the most dominant, most physical team, not this year, not next year, but every year.

Ed Cooley Set This Place on Fire

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:18 PM — Leave a comment

We will absolutely set this place on fire. And if you’re late, don’t come in.

Ed Cooley Focus Machine

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:17 PM — Leave a comment

I love the treadmill in practice. I call it the focus machine. If you can’t focus in practice, you’re going to go to the focus machine.

Ed Cooley Marriage Made in Heaven

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:16 PM — Leave a comment

I fit here. That’s why this is going to be a marriage made in heaven for a long, long time.

Ed Cooley Just Give a Chance

dave@friarblog —  September 11th, 2011 5:16 PM — Leave a comment

I always tell these young kids the same thing – just give me a chance.