It was in acknowledgment of his rich history here that we wanted to give him an opportunity to coach in the Big East and to have a wonderful sort of termination of his career at the University of Cincinnati. Obviously that didn't turn out to be a viable option for him, but I'm optimistic about the future of our program.
I have had a lot of tough decisions since coming to the University of Cincinnati, ... I wanted a bigger, more complex institution with a large medical program, a robust athletic program, all the complement of colleges and departments that come with a full-service, comprehensive research institution. And I got it.