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Saturday / July 2.
  • Hill, Pierce Follow Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech

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    By JACK LeGWIN

    Special to ZAGSBLOG

    New Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams will keep two of his prized possessions in Ahmed Hill and Satchel Pierce.

    The former Marquette commits opted to follow Williams to the ACC after taking official visits on Saturday.

    The No-61 ranked player in the class of 2014 according to 247 Sports, Hill will join Justin Bibbs and Jalen Hudson to create a more-than-solid backcourt trio for the 2014-15 season in Blacksburg.

    The 6-10 Pierce from the Kiski School in Saltsburg, Pa., gives the Hokies an interior presence after they lost Trevor Thompson, who transferred to Ohio State.

    Meantime, former Marquette commit Mariol Shayok told SNY.tv he’s considering Marquette, Virginia, Indiana, Michigan and Florida.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.