"Our young players are going to improve. I have a lot of confidence in them. We're going to enjoy the journey," VanDerveer said. "It's a big uphill climb to play at this level, but I know our team will accept it."
"I thought we did really well on the glass. Had we rebounded this way against Ohio State, that might've been a different outcome," she said. "This particular time, I think our problem was turnovers and a lack of execution on offense, but I think that will come."