[to shorter player] Didn't know they grew 'em so small down on the farm.

Player

Let's win this game for all the small schools that never had a chance to get here.

Merle Webb

Everett Flatch: You think #22's gonna take their last shot, Dad?
Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch: Yeah, probably... they been pickin' low all night. Rade, let yourself get taken out! Uh, Buddy, drop down and take his place! Close that lane!

Strap, in for Everett. Don't shoot the ball unless you're under the basket all by yourself!

Coach Norman Dale

Coach Norman Dale: What's gotten into you?
Strap Purl: It's the Lord, I can feel His strength!

Well... keep His strength in the dribble alright?

Coach Norman Dale

Coach Norman Dale: Five players on the floor functioning as one single unit: team, team, team - no one more important that the other.

Strap, God wants you on the floor.

Coach Norman Dale

Welcome to Indiana basketball.

Coach Norman Dale

Alright, boys, this is the last shot we got! We're gonna run the picket fence at 'em! Jimmy, you're solo right! Everett, Merle should be open on the other side of that fence! Now, boys, don't get caught watchin' the paint dry!

Wilbur 'Shooter' Flatch

I play, coach stays. He goes, I go.

Jimmy Chitwood

Buck Swope: How's my little kung fu fighter?
Jessie St. Vincent: He's kicking ass inside my stomach.

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