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One of the leading college basketball coaches in the country, Tommy Amaker served most recently as the head coach of Harvard University's men's basketball team. He also has coached teams at the University of Michigan and Seton Hall University. In college, Amaker played point guard, setting numerous records as a player, including assists and steals for the Duke Blue Devils. As a head coach,…

Date of Birth: June 06, 1965


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"Anytime you're thought of by your peers in the coaches' poll and you guys (media in attendance) thinking of us in a positive way with our program and team right now makes you feel good. We're honored. Hopefully, we're deserving of it. But also we want to keep things in perspective. For us, it's never been about us trying to crack the polls. We're still on our journey to become champions in our conference. So, nothing has changed in that regard." Tommy Amaker
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"I can't say enough about the effort Graham Brown gave us against a frontline like Indiana has." Tommy Amaker
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"I don't know what has transpired the last few games - the way he has shot the basketball, he's not shooting as well. I don't know if it's more attention being focused on him with those other guys being out that's wearing on him. I don't know, but we have to rectify it." Tommy Amaker
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"The end of the first half was when they gained momentum." Tommy Amaker
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"We didn't panic. I was pleased with how we methodically worked our way back." Tommy Amaker
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"They have some explosive guys who are tough, experienced. They have shown they can win anywhere, anytime, especially with juniors and seniors playing prominent roles. ? They can play a couple different styles. We certainly feel they're capable of a lot of damage to a lot of different people, so we're very concerned with them." Tommy Amaker
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"It's healthy for our kids to look at this as we're the No. 1-ranked conference in America, and we've been able to finish .500 with us and Michigan State, both finishing 8-8 in our league and splitting with one another throughout the regular season. Obviously (the Spartans) are going to be a team (in the NCAA). No one is talking about them not being in." Tommy Amaker
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"It's healthy for our kids to look at this as we're the No. 1-ranked conference in America and we were able to finish .500 with Michigan State and we split with each other. They (the Spartans) are a team no one's talking about not being in." Tommy Amaker
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"It's obvious that we need to continue to take steps climbing the ladder. We are moving our program in the direction where we're going to be very proud. We're maturing and more than anything else, you see the confidence growing. That's the key word for us." Tommy Amaker
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"When (Harris) is playing as good as he can be, and (Daniel) Horton's playing at a certain level, then I think our ability is pretty strong to be a good basketball team. Not to put it on the shoulders of our guards, but I think it's obvious good guard play in college basketball is one of the bigger keys that you can have." Tommy Amaker
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"Chris is our three-point shooter from the post position. I don't want to say he has the green light from there, but he's capable of shooting it." Tommy Amaker
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"A lot of times, shooting becomes contagious, and once they started knocking down shots, there wasn't a lot we could do about it." Tommy Amaker
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"They were charged. They were ready. It was role-reversal from the previous game." Tommy Amaker
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"Obviously, for us to win one or two more games wouldn't hurt. But we're the No. 1-ranked conference in America and we've been able to finish .500 along with Michigan State. We're both 8-8 and we split with one another. No one's talking about Michigan State not being in." Tommy Amaker
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"But this is a team that has grown up. This is a team that has been together for awhile. We have a veteran group and I'm sure coach Ryan can attest to the veterans he's had in the past." Tommy Amaker
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"I would say one possession here or there was going to determine the outcome of this ballgame for either team. I thought both teams laid it on the line, put great effort out there to make things happen." Tommy Amaker
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Ball Game   

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"They probably missed some shots they ordinarily make." Tommy Amaker
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"Obviously, one possession here or there was going to determine the outcome for either team. We certainly need more production from a few of our other guys." Tommy Amaker
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"For us to show the signs of life and energy and passion and defense, that's what we needed. I think you go through some stretches where the season can beat you down a little bit. I think it's naive to think this conference can't do that to you." Tommy Amaker
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"We need him to be one of our better players, if not our best player. Whatever that takes, whatever that means for Dion to internalize that. He's that good. He has the ability to do those kinds of things. Certainly, we need that from him. I'm going to expect him to be a key guy and one of our better players." Tommy Amaker
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"It's a disappointing ending and loss for us today. You can look at a lot of different stats. But nothing is more telling than 24 turnovers. That was our undoing this afternoon." Tommy Amaker
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