Frank Martin

Info & Stats: South Carolina Head Coach

All Topics: Making it to the Final Four | How he got here | Elite 8 game vs. Florida | Defense at the end vs. Florida | Last four minutes of a game | Sindarius Thornwell | South Carolina fans reaction to Final Four | Having his mother at the game yesterday | Dealing with Gonzaga next

Mar 27th 2017

Frank on reaching the 2017 Final Four: “Just unbelievable.”

 

Mar 21st 2017

All Topics: Sweet 16 | Beating Duke in Greenville, SC | Win over Duke validated what they’ve been working on for five years | Final moments of Duke win | Coach K motioning not to foul late in game | Sindarius Thornwell | Sindarius being from South Carolina | Putting everything he has into the kids | Society today fails young people | Demanding | Coaching a Sweet 16 at Madison Square Garden | Process | His suit

Frank on beating Duke in Greenville, South Carolina: “Powerful, powerful moment for our state.”

 

Jan 25th 2017

All Topics: 2016-17 Season | His team bouncing back after loss at Kentucky | Can’t put leadership on people | Upperclassmen leadership being crucial | Team defense | Not everyone signs up for defense | Football analogy’s | Miami Senior High School days | Being successful in life is hard |

Frank on today’s instant gratification society: “Being successful in life is hard.”

 

Jan 28th 2016

All Topics: Michael Carrera’s play | Carrera being his first recruit at South Carolina | The lessons of the past three years | Becoming a better person because of his experience at South Carolina | Taking winning for granted | Never doubting the process at South Carolina | First year at South Carolina | Buzz Williams | Getting the Kansas State job | Coaches in the business | NCAA Tournament | Thinks the tournament should expand |

Frank on playing in the NCAA Tournament: “It’s the most amazing expeience in our profession.”

 

Mar 3rd 2014

All Topics: Glad to back on the show | Beating Kentucky last Saturday | The youth of his team | His halftime’s speech to his team against Kentucky | Fought back in the second half against Kentucky | Kentucky’s rally after John Calipari’s ejection | $25,000 fine for kids storming the court after Kentucky win | Has mixed emotions about the court storming | His rebuilding job in South Carolina has been a lot harder than he expected | Just keep working |  His relationship with rapper Pitbull | Pitbull’s game | Named to the list of the Top 100 sexiest coaches | His time in the weight room now |

Frank on their win over Kentucky: “Anytime you beat one of the storied programs in college basketball it’s good.”

 

Mar 22, 2012:

Frank on the losing to Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament: “Those losses to end your season never get out of your system.”

 

Feb 17, 2011:

Frank on when he found out JRIB was doing a correspondent piece on the team: “Got the word Rome tattooed on my neck.”

 

Feb 25, 2010:

Topics: Pressuring each other as coaches and players to be better | Starting with recruiting to identify guys who want to do it his way | Shying away from selfish guys | Being young; hard to gauge team | Winning on the road | Jacob Pullen | Level of intensity and stress | Kids wanting to be pushed and pressured? | Conversation of being a number 1 seed.

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