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Buzz Williams hire commits Virginia Tech to basketball like never before


Whit Babcock said he'd aim high. He said he'd work secretly. He said he would pay. Check, check and extra-large check. Virginia Tech's introduction Monday of basketball coach Buzz Williams was pizza-fueled — spectators and media demolished about 750 pies — and overly produced. A showman as advertised, Williams spoke sans script, played to the crowd and offered a sage shout-out to football coach Frank Beamer, the former, current and future mayor of Blacksburg. (Daily Press)


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