"I remind him to remember the winning times," Nickelberry said. "Because for three years, all these guys remember is losing. I don't want them to hold onto this feeling of despair of losing. Because Howard basketball is on the rise, and they have an ownership in how fast we flush out that bad taste."
"I knew the game was going to come down to free throws and turnovers," Howard coach Kevin Nickelberry said. "They shot 42 free throws — we must be the fouling-est team in America."