Shaka Smart named new coach of Marquette Men's basketball

MILWAUKEE -- Marquette University has hired Shaka Smart to replace Buzz Williams as coach of the Men's Basketball team.

Smart, a Madison native, is known for his successful coaching ot the Virginia Commonwealth (VCU) University Men's Basketball team. Smart's coaching career includes several trips to the NCAA Tounament even earning a trip to the Final Four in 2011.

Smart coached Milwaukee Bucks star Larry Sanders during his days at VCU.

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