Buzz Williams Leaves Marquette For Virginia Tech

NCAA Basketball: Marquette at Villanova

Virginia Tech once to be a premiere basketball program in the ACC, and they may have found the perfect man to do the job.

Pat Forde is reporting that Marquette head coach Buzz Williams is poised to become the next head coach for the hokies.

Williams, 41, is 139-65 in his tenure at Marquette and went to the Elite Eight in 2013 and a pair of Sweet 16’s in 2011 and 2012.

Williams replaces James Johnson — who won 22 games in two seasons after being tabbed to replace Seth Greenberg. Johnson was fired earlier in the month by new athletic director Whit Babcock.