Players React to Bennett Hire

By: Jed Gamber Email
By: Jed Gamber Email

April 1, 2009

A lot of hope is brewing at the University of Virginia after the Wednesday hiring of Tony Bennett. The former Washington State coach promises to bring more integrity and passion to the floor of John Paul Jones Arena.

After the press conference, CBS19 was able to speak with a few players on the squad and gather their reaction and expectations about their new Head Coach. Most players agreed there would be a few adjustments and tweaking, but all expect a major improvement in productivity on the court.

Athletic director Craig Littlepage also offered his comments.

Click on the above video to hear what players had to say, also CBS19 was the first station to hear from coach Bennett. Be sure to check out the exclusive one-on-one interview between Marc Davis and Tony Bennett in it's entirety.

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