"They out-hustled us, they made key baskets and got loose balls," said Smith coach Gene Banks.
"We gave them confidence.We weren't very patient on offense.We're still trying to find our niche."
Tuesday's loss continued a dismal season for Smith, its first with Banks
, a former Duke All-America who also has coached in NCAA Division II and III as well as in international basketball.
said coaching high school basketball for the first time is challenging.
"Coaching high school is a different animal," Banks said."You have to deal with parents and with the kids' attitudes.Sometimes, out of immaturity, players will try to test you in different ways."Banks
said that's why he
admires some of his