"At this time, we felt it was necessary to make a change in leadership of our men’s basketball program,” Alnutt said. “We want to thank Jim for his eight years at UB, including the last four as our head coach. We wish he and Connie nothing but the very best moving forward.”
Alnutt confirmed . . .
Whitesell compiled a 70-49 record as head coach at Buffalo, which finished the 2022-23 season with a 15-17 record (9-9 MAC). The Bulls went 45-27 in MAC play during his four years as head coach. In addition to his time as Bulls head coach, Whitesell was an assistant at UB for four years. He was also head coach at Loyola-Chicago from 2004-2011.