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Dec. 3, 2004

Recap | Box Score

Virginia Head Coach Pete Gillen:

“I thought it was a terrific college basketball game.Auburn has an outstanding team.”

“We faced adversity. Our guys got a little flustered, butwe hung in there, dug down, and were able to find a way towin.”

“Win or lose, I love the fact that Gary [Forbes] had thecourage to say ‘I want to guard him [Douglas]’. I thoughtthat was a big key to the game.”

“We made mistakes, which I was upset about. We still hadsome young guys who were celebrating when the game wasn’tquite over. We made some foolish mistakes, and we need tolearn from them.”

Auburn Head Coach Jeff Lebo:

“I’m awfully disappointed for my team but at the same timeam very proud of the effort they put forth tonight.”

“We did a nice job of executing offensively. We shot theball very well and had good looks at the basket.”

“We had a chance on the road to beat a very talentedVirginia team, but we just didn’t have enough in the end…. We battled hard and just fell a little short tonight.”

“I think this is Pete’s best team he’s had in the pastthree years. They’re going to be tough to beat.”

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