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Oregon postgame quotes: head coach Dana Altman, E.J. Singler and Jeremy Jacob

Head Coach Dana Altman

Opening statement...

"We set the tone the first eight minutes of the game. I thought our enthusiasm and passion tonight really showed, the crowd had great intensity...that is the type of energy you should have at home all the time. We have needed it all along."

On coming back after Colorado...

"We were disappointed after the Colorado game, we let them get the last possession...we really bounced back tonight."

On upcoming Washington State...

"Washington State will be here at three on Saturday. We are going to have to turn around and get focused and ready for this one."

On Garrett Sim...

"Garrett was disappointed with the way he shot the last few games...he is a competitor and tonight, his determination showed. Tonight, he got some good looks and he took them...that got him fired up."

Forward E.J. Singler

On the game...

"We needed a game like that. After losing at Colorado, we needed a big win and to win these two at home. We played with a lot of passion and enthusiasm tonight, which really helped us."

On Garrett (Sim) starting off hot...

"He's a senior and he's really stepped up and is very confident. He's cherishing these moments here. He was a spark for us tonight, it was a great way to start the game, it was key for us."

On how to beat Washington State...

"We need the same passion and enthusiasm we had tonight in order to win against Washington State. We can play good like this if we have passion and enthusiasm."

On how they defended against Washington tonight...

"We had key defense tonight and made big plays and got rebounds. We knew their scouting report and it really helped."

Forward Jeremy Jacob

On the game...

"It was a must win. We came out with a chip on our shoulders tonight. We lost bad when we played at Washington and we wanted to get a big win here."

On the fans tonight...

"They were huge this game, they were really a spark for us tonight."

On Carlos Emory...

"He made big plays and got some big rebounds. He really helped us a lot."

On overcoming the loss at Colorado...

"We came out ready to play after we lost, we just wanted to get this win."

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