Washington coach Lorenzo Romar: Arizona won’t have ‘false sense of security’by Anthony Gimino on Oct. 28, 2011, under Arizona basketball
LOS ANGELES — Seattle Pacific, fresh off a 69-68 exhibition victory at Arizona on Thursday night, will play another exhibition next Friday at Washington.
Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar was asked at Pac-12 Media Day what he thought of his next opponent and the Wildcats’ loss to the Falcons.
“My thoughts are that in an exhibition game, it’s a time to experiment, it’s a time to teach, it’s a time to learn,” Romar said.
“We’re fortunate we didn’t have an exhibition game last night, trust me. The way I see it from a coach’s perspective is I’m sure (Arizona) got a lot out of it.”
Romar noted that he Cats have four freshmen while trying to replace Derrick Williams and MoMo Jones.
“It gives them a perspective right now of what level you have to be at,” Romar said of the Cats’ loss.
“Sometimes guys think it will be easy — ‘I will do what Derrick did.’ It’s not that easy. It did more good than if they blew out somebody by 50 or 60 and gave them a false sense of security.”