“I think it’s important we have a combination of patience and persistence, because it takes time. It takes time to blend all these young players together, to get them to really understand and commit to how we do things here, on and off the court.
“There’s a lot of learning; there’s a lot of growing pains. So I feel as though every day when I step over the line, I feel like I’ve got to not only teach but reteach. And that’s not a bad thing. It’s actually been somewhat of a breath of fresh air, to feel like this team really needs us as a coaching staff.”