Dane Fife is returning to Indiana.

After spending a decade on Tom Izzo’s staff at Michigan State, Fife took a job on Mike Woodson’s staff at Indiana. It’s Fife’s return to Bloomington after playing under Bob Knight and Mike Davis from 1998-2002 at IU.

With Fife’s ties to the program, many believe the addition is a huge boost for the Hoosiers as they hope to re-establish themselves as a blueblood in college basketball. While there have been flashes at times under the Tom Crean and Archie Miller eras, Indiana has never had consistent success since Knight was terminated.

On Tuesday, Fife spoke with the media for the first time since taking a job on Woodson’s staff at Indiana. Here’s what the former Hoosier basketball star and new staffer had to say: