3:09 PM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014

Buckeyes add another transfer big man in Thompson

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Virginia Tech’s Trevor Thompson, a 6-foot-11 sophomore, says he’s transferring to play at Ohio State. Thompson will have three years of eligibility remaining, most likely sitting out a year to begin playing in the 2015-16 season. Read full article >>

Terps Insider: Terps walk-on A.J. Metz to transfer

Maryland walk-on A.J. Metz has been granted a release from the Terrapins to explore the possibility of transferring, the rising sophomore forward said Wednesday morning via text message. Metz -- a preferred walk-on from Bullis who, before suffering a broken orbital bone in his cheek that required surgery, had interest from Division I programs like Nebraska and Hawaii -- only appeared in one game for Maryland this season, logging one minute and no other statistics against Virginia Tech on Feb. 1. A strong student with aspirations of becoming an orthopedic surgeon, Metz said schoolwork was...
CSN Washington Apr 4, 2014

Virginia Tech, WVU discussing possible D.C. game

Virginia Tech and West Virginia are exploring the possibility of playing in 2017, thus renewing their rivalry.

Buzz Williams is introduced as new Virginia Tech men’s basketball coach

BLACKSBURG, Va. — New Virginia Tech men’s basketball Coach Buzz Williams stood behind a black curtain on Monday evening, fidgety as ever. At one point, while the players he had been introduced to only two days earlier taught him the words to his new fight song, he began dancing. Read full article >>    

Williams wins crowd over at Virginia Tech intro

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Buzz Williams says he’s taking over “a sleeping giant” as Virginia Tech’s basketball coach. The former Marquette coach was introduced Monday at Cassell Coliseum at what was part news conference and part pep rally. Roughly 2,000 fans attended, cheering often during the hour-long event Read full article >>    

Early Lead: Williams ‘excited’ about chance to turn around Virginia Tech

New Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams went from Milwaukee to Blacksburg, Va., to New York in just more than 24 hours, and he admitted all the travel was the result of a decision that “happened really, really fast.” Read full article >>    

Williams leaves Marquette to coach Virginia Tech

MILWAUKEE — Buzz Williams is headed to Virginia Tech after six mostly successful seasons coaching at Marquette. Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock announced Williams’ hiring Friday night in a statement. Williams will be formally introduced at a news conference Monday in Blacksburg. Read full article >>    

Buzz Williams hired by Virginia Tech to coach men’s basketball team

RALEIGH, N.C. — Virginia Tech has hired Marquette’s Buzz Williams to be its next men’s basketball coach, Athletic Director Whit Babcock announced Friday evening. Williams is coming off a disappointing 17-15 campaign, but he led Marquette to five straight NCAA tournament appearances prior to this season and compiled a 139-69 overall record at the Milwaukee school. Last year, he led the Golden Eagles to the Elite Eight after winning the Big East regular season title. Read full article >>    

Buzz Williams hired by Virginia Tech to coach men’s basketball team

RALEIGH, N.C. — Virginia Tech has hired Marquette’s Buzz Williams to be its next men’s basketball coach, Athletic Director Whit Babcock announced Friday evening. Williams is coming off a disappointing 17-15 campaign, but he led Marquette to five straight NCAA tournament appearances before this season and compiled a 139-69 overall record at the Milwaukee school. Last year, he led the Golden Eagles to the Elite Eight after winning the Big East regular season title. Read full article >>    
CSN Washington Mar 21, 2014

Virginia Tech hires Buzz Williams

Buzz Williams will become the new head basketball coach at Virginia Tech, leaving behind a very successful Marquette program.

Williams leaves Marquette to coach Virginia Tech

MILWAUKEE — Buzz Williams is headed to Virginia Tech after six mostly successful seasons coaching at Marquette. Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock announced Williams’ hiring Friday night in a statement. He will be formally introduced at a press conference Monday in Blacksburg. Read full article >>    

Virginia Tech’s decision to fire James Johnson ‘came down to wins and losses’

New Virginia Tech Athletic Director Whit Babcock called the decision “gut-wrenching.” He wanted to enjoy the honeymoon period after officially taking over the department exactly one month earlier. He didn’t want to make drastic changes and stick his foot in what he called “the frying pan.” Read full article >>    

Virginia Tech fires men’s basketball coach James Johnson after two seasons

Virginia Tech fired men’s basketball coach James Johnson after two seasons and will begin a national search for his replacement, new Athletic Director Whit Babcock announced Monday. Johnson compiled a 22-41 record leading the program, which finished its worst season (9-22) since 1955 after a loss to Miami in the first round of the ACC Tournament. The Hokies won just one of their final 18 games and finished in last place in the ACC for the third-straight season. Read full article >>    

Virginia Tech fires men’s basketball coach Johnson

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech has fired men’s basketball coach James Johnson. The school announced Monday that Johnson has been relieved of his duties after two seasons leading the Hokies. Virginia Tech (9-22, 2-16) finished last in the 15-team Atlantic Coast Conference for the second year in a row. Their season ended in a 57-53 loss to Miami in the first round of the ACC tournament on Wednesday. Read full article >>