PG | | Comedy, Family, Sport
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Jimmy Dolan (Kevin Bacon) states the mythical St. Joseph's University won the 1981 National Championship. Indiana University won the 1981 National Championship led by Isiah Thomas. Both Indiana University and Isiah Thomas get a reference later in the movie.
I only hope you're as good a coach as you are a bullshit artist!
Jimmy Dolan: You're allowed to say bullshit?
Sister Susan: Only if I really mean it.
Father O'Hara: Every day I thank the lord she's on our side.
In the story of his National Championship heroism, Jimmy Dolan refers to a play at the end of the fourth quarter of a game. College basketball is played in two halves, not in quarters.
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