Mike Young was hired by Virginia Tech on April 7, and he immediately faced a daunting task. He inherited a team that lost most of its best players to graduation or early NBA declarations, all four Buzz Williams signees had no interest in staying put, multiple players were in the transfer portal, and he had to assemble a coaching staff in a short period of time.
A little over two months later, I think we can look back and say that it would have been tough for Young do to better than he’s done since the day he was hired. He went out and hired proven assistant coaches in Chester Frazier and Antwon Walker, and by retaining Christian Webster (which was considered a questionable move by those in the industry) he put himself in a better position to land Jalen Cone.
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