?"A couple of alumni came by to see me the other day and offered to buy up my contract, but I didn't have change for a twenty."
?"I'm going to Kentucky and Indiana to recruit a couple of prospects. That's a 900-mile trip and I have to act as if I just happened to drop in."
?"I'd rather be a football coach. That way you can only lose 11 games a year."
?On how to solve recruiting problems: "Just give every coach the same amount of money and tell him he can keep what's left over."
?On his part man-to-man, part zone that allowed 52 points in one half: "It's called the sieve."
?Explaining why he does not have curfews: "It's always your star who gets caught."
?On whether the baskets should be raised to 12 feet: "I think we ought to cut a hole in the floor, instead. That way we could recruit midgets. 'Hi, there, little fella, want a Cadillac?' "