Buzz Williams coaches shooting contest during late timeout

Thursday March 12th, 2015

Virginia Tech had an 11-21 record heading into the ACC tournament on Wednesday, meaning it needed to win it all to grab a March Madness bid.

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The stakes were still pretty high with the Hokies trailing the Miami Hurricanes by one point in the second half when Tech coach Buzz Williams decided to help a fan out with her free-throw shooting.


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Williams and the Hokies went on to lose 59-49, ending their season. No word on how Williams's entry fared in the free-throw shooting contest.

- Brendan Maloy

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