When UConn women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma has something to say about one of his players, sometimes it’s a snarky comment. Now that isn’t the norm.

But he rarely dishes out praise about his players. He doesn’t want it going to their heads.

During the UConn women’s basketball press conference for the Elite Eight game versus the Dayton Flyers, Auriemma said that Moriah Jefferson was the best point guard in the country. She just happens to be one of the five finalists for the 2015 Lieberman Award which goes to the top PG in women’s basketball.

Watch and/or listen below as both Auriemma and Jefferson talk about her improvement this season: