Marquette Battles Elements, Ohio St.


The question was how the wind whipping off Charleston harbor might affect his basketball team while it plays outdoors Friday night on the deck of an aircraft carrier.

To which Buzz Williams predictably said:

"We don't have anybody who can shoot. Maybe the wind will help us and straighten up some of those curveballs we throw up there. We'll probably shoot 32% like we did (in the Sweet 16) against Florida. And we had guys who could shoot last year."

That's the Marquette coach, doing his best possum impression.

No shock here, but he also talked up No. 4 Ohio State's very real chances as a repeat national semifinalist.

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