"I am eager and well prepared to begin this journey with the 13 student-athletes in our locker room and the tight-knit group of coaches that I will rely upon heavily," Joseph said in a statement. "It is a distinct honor to have the opportunity to be a mentor to our team in this new role. I have the utmost confidence that I will validate the trust that Provost (Forrest) Maltzman and (Director of Athletics) Patrick Nero have placed in me, and that we will deliver a product that makes our students, alumni and fans across the globe proud of GW Basketball and the university."
"There's really no time to dwell on emotions or what happened in the past," Joseph said. "Like Tyler said, some of these teams in our league that were picked ahead of us or below us don't really care about the coaching change. When the ball goes up, they're going to try to beat us."