MILWAUKEE (AP) Hoarse from yelling his way through an intense game, Buzz Williams hardly could speak.
He didn't need to talk to show Darius Johnson-Odom and Jae Crowder what they've meant to him.
Crowder scored 26 points with 14 rebounds and Johnson-Odom added 17 points in the duo's final home appearance as seniors, helping No. 8 Marquette beat No. 11 Georgetown 83-69 on Saturday and secure the No. 2 seed in the Big East tournament.
Williams substituted for both players in the final minute of the game, clapping wildly and giving each one a bear hug as they walked off the court to standing ovations. Speaking with a scratchy voice afterward, Williams tried his best to sum up his feelings toward them -- first in a ceremony on the court, then at the interview podium.
"There's very few lion chasers any more in our world," Williams said. "Those dudes chase lions, and don't talk about it. But that's evident."
And while it was the last appearance for Johnson-Odom and Crowder on Marque...