Teammates Casey Prather, Will Yeguete and Patric Young were a few feet away, also fighting back tears while trying to find words to explain how they played so poorly on college basketball's biggest stage.
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"It's going to be kind of difficult without him," Prather said. "But we have great guys on the team, great players, so I feel like whatever adversity we get, we'll be fine."
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