NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tom Crean wasn’t ready to get ahead of himself Wednesday night, his first season as Georgia’s head coach mere minutes behind him.
I expect a team that we just keep getting better and better,” Crean said after Georgia was eliminated by Missouri in the SEC tournament, 71-61, bringing an 11-21 season to an end.
RELATED: Bulldogs hit sour note in SEC tourney defeat in Nashville Crean, who a USA Today coaching salaries story indicated ranks 16th in the nation in annual compensation ($3.25 million), said he liked the toughness his team showed this season.
WATCH: Georgia star Nicolas Claxton addresses his future with team Crean has already signed two ESPN Top 100 players in the 2019 class, and top shooting guard Anthony Edwards has made a verbal commitment.
Crean said the team will have a week off and then the returning players will be back to work, and he’s not ready to look beyond the task at hand.