EVANSVILLE, Ind. – (WEHT) Highlights and reaction from Evansville’s 81-79 overtime loss to Valparaiso at Ford Center.
The Aces are now 0-2 since Walter McCarty was placed on administrative leave.
I’ve been using the word resilient for a long time and that’s what these kids are, so yea, they’re going to feel bad. We feel bad, this one hurts. This one hurts because those guys played their hearts out out there, and I thought they did everything they could to in order for us to win. A few mistakes down the stretch but we’ll watch film after this and kind of pinpoint some things that we need to work on and improve on, and we will definitely do that on Monday.
Stay together as a family, I mean, one falls, it’s just like with a player, if he gets down, gets injured or something, it’s the next man up. Somebody else has to come in and step up and I think we just stay together and fight through adversity like we always have been. You know, we beat Kentucky, we lose three straight, we win five straight. Yea we’re in a rough patch right now but I think this team can beat anybody in the country, yous aw us do it.
We’re not going to give up on each other, you know? I don’t know exactly how many games we have left, but I know we have a lot. And it’s way too early to give up on ourselves so not much we can do now we just either quit or get back to work so we’re going to get back to work and try to keep the fans out and keep them behind us.
(This story was originally published on January 4, 2020)