Report: Buzz Williams to leave Marquette, take Va Tech job

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/21 3:20 pm

Blacksburg, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - According to multiple reports, Buzz Williams will leave Marquette to become the head men's basketball coach at Virginia Tech.

The Hokies recently fired head coach James Johnson after just two years at the helm. Virginia Tech went 22-41 under Johnson, winning just six of 30 ACC contests.

Williams had considerable success in six seasons with Marquette, reaching the NCAA Tournament five times. The Golden Eagles advanced to the Sweet 16 on three occasions under his direction, reaching the Elite Eight in 2013.

Williams, who had a 139-65 mark at Marquette, reportedly received a seven-year contract with Virginia Tech.

Share
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.