Buzz Williams receives new contract

Updated: March 30, 2011, 5:36 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette took a chance on Buzz Williams back in 2008, hiring a relative unknown whose name elicited head scratches and shoulder shrugs from fans and alumni in the wake of Tom Crean's disappointing departure for Indiana.

Now that Williams has led the Golden Eagles to the NCAA tournament in all three of his seasons as head coach -- including a surprise run to the round of 16 this year -- it is clear the school's gamble has paid off.

And they're sweetening the deal ...

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