After the departure of Nate Oats, the new coach of UB men’s basketball was introduced on Monday morning.
Jim Whitesell was introduced by UB Athletic Director Mark Alnutt.
Whitesell- “I appreciate Nate’s mentorship, leadership, all he’s done here. It was an incredible 4 year run with him.”— Jenna Harner (@JennaHarner4) April 8, 2019
Whitesell- “I’ve been asked if we’re going to keep the same style of play…OH YEAH.
We’re going to keep that blue collar style of play. We’re going to embrace that, recruit that way. “— Jenna Harner (@JennaHarner4) April 8, 2019
Head Coach @jim_whitesell says hang on to the Blue collar shirts and helmets. That’s still the style of play. They will run and guard. @UBmenshoops @news4buffalo pic.twitter.com/q5yH3fcgDU— Scott Swenson (@ScottSwenson4) April 8, 2019
Whitesell- “Our program is on three pillars- max effort, continuous growth and selfless love. That’s our core, and what we’re saying with.”— Jenna Harner (@JennaHarner4) April 8, 2019