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|Ousted Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez said he is trying to get into scouting for a NBA team.|
"I'm looking forward, not backwards,'' he said Saturday. "I'm looking forward to the future. I'm excited. Things happen for a reason, I feel good about what we accomplished (at Seton Hall). I'm looking forward to the future, period. I'll be rooting for our kids, and that's really it.''
Pointing to the successes at Seton Hall, and claiming that while there and at Manhattan his teams won 80 percent of their games against New York-New Jersey area opposition, Gonzalez said: "It's not just me, it's terrific coaches working hard, terrific players, terrific recruits, tough kids. We had a lot of big wins (at Seton Hall). We were at Manhattan and we had some big wins.
"A lot of people were happy when we were let go. I said, 'That's probably because we won.' When you lose, you're a nice guy, but when you win ... "