Tag Archives: Larry Williams

Bill Scholl makes ‘unbelievably easy’ decision to become Marquette AD

Bill Scholl had no intent of leaving his job at Ball State University as director of athletics. But when Marquette came knocking on the door to gauge his interest in the same position in Milwaukee, he simply couldn’t say no. “Making the decision to come to Marquette was unbelievably easy,” Scholl said in a press […]

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Bill Scholl named Marquette’s new Athletic Director

Marquette has one less vacancy in its administrative team after tapping Bill Scholl to be the new Athletic Director. Scholl is currently the AD at Ball State but will take over duties in Milwaukee in mid-October, according to Marquette’s announcement. He began his tenure there in 2012 after spending 23 years at Notre Dame.  From Marquette’s […]

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Coach Buzz Williams continues to keep the Marquette roster balanced. (Photo Credit: Marquette Tribune/Aaron Ledesma)

Greska: Pulling the curtain on Buzz Williams

Buzz Williams had it all. The money: He was Marquette’s highest paid employee and was set to make just under $3 million next season, a sum that made him one of the most well  compensated coaches in all of NCAA basketball. The security: He had a rollover contract that never expired. Listen to that again. […]

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Greska: Larry Williams’ departure is Marquette’s loss

Don’t let the timing fool you. The day former president Father Scott Pilarz announced his resignation and was followed by a cadre of his closest advisors, this was set in stone. Larry Williams  wasn’t just an athletic director for Marquette, he was also the vice president of the university, reporting directly under Pilarz. He was […]

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Larry Williams Exclusive Part II: Re-building the Big East

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two part series from our interview with Marquette Athletic Director Larry Williams. Be sure to check out Part I. One of the biggest challenges remaining  for Marquette and other Big East schools will be creating a non-conference schedule that makes up for the loss of teams like […]

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