Hokies Prep Badgers in Buffalo

By John "Appy" Appicello - Sports Director

Buffalo (WSLS-10 Sports)-  This is Virginia Tech's  first trip to the NCAA tournament in 10 years and while it's the first time the players are playing on this big stage, coach Buzz Williams took Marquette here 5 times as head coach.

" I would say we just have to follow his steps because he's been here before, he has experience and evidence of what he's done, we have never been here, it's everyone's first time actually so I think we just have to feed off of what he knows and go by his role," says Hokies guard Justin Robinson.

"Pretty much it's give everything because it's win or go home at this point so there's no time to go out there with a 50% effort you need to be as prepared as possible because it's serious business out here," explains Hokies Guard Ty Outlaw.

"I think their concentration level has been superb. I don't want to be a task master as a coach relative to not being satisfied, while at the same time this is a memory of a lifetime for them. But I also think it is part of my job and my role to push them to be the absolute best, " says third year Hokies head coach Buzz Williams.

Wisconsin is no stranger to the NCAA tournament.  This is the Badgers 19th consecutive trip to the big dance. Tip time set for 9:40 pm tomorrow from Buffalo, NY.

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