"This year everyone is much stronger," Cleare said. "Our freshman class, we got in a few bigs and we're very physical. We're willing to do the dirty work -- whatever. We will bite, scratch, tear you apart down low. We're going to do whatever it takes to win."
"That's the first time I missed one in a long time," Cleare said of the errant dunk. "I'm going to be hard on myself because I want to be great. I care about a lot of things. It's not going to stop me from going to practice the next day and working hard. I will never carry it over into another game or carry it over into another practice. I'm going to be hard on myself, because that's what all the great players do."