A significant part of the reason Mark Fox came to Georgia 16 months ago was his belief that UGA President Michael Adams and athletic director Damon Evans were committed to building a successful basketball program.
Fox expects that commitment to continue under Evans’ successor, Greg McGarity.
“He’s obviously very prepared for the position, and he’s passionate about Georgia,” Fox said. “And from my perspective, he’s also been at an institution [Florida] where basketball and football have co-existed at a very high level, and he understands that part of it. So I’m very excited.
“I was very impressed [by McGarity's news conference Friday], and I’m really glad we have an athletic director as the school year begins because I think not having one would have taken energy and focus away,” Fox said. “Now the kids, the coaches, the staff –- everyone — knows ‘this is the boss, here’s our new direction,’ and it’s going to make life easier for everybody.”
Florida won three national