Ernie Kent

“We’re going to sit guys until we get the intensity we’re looking for at every position.”

On Tajuan Porter:

“He’s a special little player. He shoots like that all the time. I was happy to see him let it go.”

On Brooks and Porter playing together:

“These are going to be two dynamic players out there.”

Maarty Leunen

“That’s all rebounding is. Trying to give a lot of effort and using my size to get up and get the ball.”

“It was good to actually play someone else, we can see what we need to work on. We’re just trying to improve until the real games begin in the Pac-10.”

On the up tempo offense:

“We get way more opportunities to score, it’s a lot of fun to run up and down the floor. It gives us a good opportunity to show our athleticism and what we can do as a team.”

Tajuan Porter

“I just came out playing my game. It’s just basketball. I took what I was given.”

“My attention was on the game. I didn’t really pay attention to the crowd.”

“I like playing with Aaron Brooks. It extends the floor a lot more with quick guards out front.”

“I just try to take good shots. I know my range. I’m not going to take any outrageous shots.”

Aaron Brooks

“We played hard today. We’re just not where we want to be right now. If we keep playing hard, we’ll get there.”

“We got the jitters out in the beginning and started to click at the end.”

On Tajuan Porter

“I just get out on the corner and spot up and I know the little guy will find me. He’s got great range. We’ve got a little James Davis on the floor.”

“We don’t want to walk it up this year. [An up-tempo offense] really suits everyone on the team.”