Jones has done an incredible job at Marshall and is now off to take over the UCF program in Orlando. This is a bad day in Huntington. With Jones gone, I assume that all but guarantees that Hassan Whiteside will make himself eligible for the NBA Draft too. Front Page Bump Update: Hassan Whiteside Has Declared for the NBA Draft Ouch. Marshall lost a smart up and coming coach and the best player they've had in decades in a matter of hours. At least Whiteside had the courtesy to go pro and not to a rival C-USA school.