Hoosiers

Hoosiers quotes

28 total quotes (ID: 854)

Coach Norman Dale
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Jimmy Chitwood: I play, coach stays. He goes, I go.


[to Jimmy Chitwood] You know, in the ten years that I coached, I never met anybody who wanted to win as badly as I did. I'd do anything I had to do to increase my advantage. Anybody who tried to block the pursuit of that advantage, I'd just push 'em out of the way. Didn't matter who they were, or what they were doing. But that was then. You have special talent, a gift. Not the school's, not the townspeople, not the team's, not Myra Fleener's, not mine. It's yours, to do with what you choose. Because that's what I believe, I can tell you this: I don't care if you play on the team or not.

I love you guys.

Jimmy Chitwood: I'll make it.

Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch: Clete, you tell him. Sectionals of '33, one point down. Five, four, three, two, one, let 'er fly... in and out. Yeah, well, I was fouled...

Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch: Boys, we're gonna run the picket fence at em...Now, don't get caught watching the paint dry.

Merle Webb: Let's win this game for all the small schools that never had a chance to get here.

Myra Fleener: A man your age comes to a place like this, either he's running away from something or he has nowhere else to go.
Coach Norman Dale: What I'm doing here has nothing to do with you.
Myra Fleener: Just stay away from Jimmy. I don't want him coaching in Hickory when he's fifty.

My practices aren't designed for your enjoyment.

Welcome to Indiana basketball.

I've seen you guys can shoot but there's more to the game than shooting. There's fundamentals and defense.

[to player who is praying] Strap, God wants you on the floor.

If you put your effort and concentration into playing to your potential, to be the best that you can be, I don't care what the scoreboard says at the end of the game, in my book we're gonna be winners.

There's a, um tradition in tournament play- not talk about the next step until you've climbed the one in front of you. I'm sure going to the state finals is beyond your wildest dreams, so let's just keep it right there.

[a player complains about the training] You are in the Army. You're in my Army. Everyday between three and five.