"I think we have a group of guys coming back that are very determined to be successful. They've worked extremely hard," coach Mark Turgeon said at the team's media day last month. "And then we have a group of new guys that are good basketball players, but they're also very humble. I think there's a respect factor among our team."
"I think there's a reason they're ranked so high," Turgeon said of his incoming freshmen. "They're good players, and they can handle it."