"I just went in the locker room and apologized to the four seniors that I couldn't, as their coach, get them to a Final Four," Kim Mulkey said after the season-ending overtime loss to Mississippi State. "I thanked them for four wonderful years of Elite Eight basketball. Many players and schools across the country would trade places with them in a heartbeat."
"At Baylor, we have expectations that are higher than an Elite Eight," Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said. "Whether that's egotistical, fair, whatever, it is what it is. We have to keep feeding that monster that we started 17 years ago."