At a press conference during 2016's women's Final Four, UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma was kind enough to give the world a glimpse into one of the most important tenets of his coaching philosophy.

The coach for UConn's women's team — which has won 109 straight games now — currently has his Huskies in the third round of the NCAA tournament and looking for a fifth straight national title. You could say he knows a thing or two about how to coach.

And in a timeless quote from last year's tournament that's resurfacing again a year later, Auriemma took a moment to share some of the wisdom he's picked up along the way. 

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Auriemma's gripe? Players have been bred to care more about how they look and how many points they score than their overall team's success. If a player is upset because they're not scoring enough, or if a player on the bench is not invested in her teammates' performance, she won't ever see the floor themselves, the coach said.

"We put a huge premium on body language," Auriemma said. "And if your body language is bad, you will never get in the game. Ever. I don't care how good you are."

That's something players at every level should take note of, especially given who said it.

Watch the full quote here: