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Coach Buzz Williams along with players Will Johnston and Adam Smith addressed the basketball media Wednesday.

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There wasn't a great deal of drama when the ACC announced its preseason media poll for men's basketball.

Duke is at the top and Virginia Tech is at the bottom.

Beyond that, there were a ton of funny soundbites from Tech representatives Will Johnston and Adam Smith along with head coach Buzz Williams.

Buzz is essentially a walking press conference, so you can imagine how popular his time with the media was.

First up were Johnston and Smith.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Will said after early meetings w/ new coach Buzz Williams &quot;We were like, &#39;This guy is super smart, intense .. We liked him from the get go.&quot;</p>&mdash; Taft Coghill Jr. (@tcoghilljr) <a href="https://twitter.com/tcoghilljr/status/527459924142735360">October 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/VT_MBBall">@VT_MBBall</a> Adam Smith asked what Buzz Williams brings to the team: he brings excitement. He&#39;s big on work ethic. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ACCmediaday?src=hash">#ACCmediaday</a></p>&mdash; The ACC (@theACC) <a href="https://twitter.com/theACC/status/527481073908084738">October 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>.<a href="https://twitter.com/VT_MBBall">@VT_MBBall</a> Will Johnston on Buzz Williams: as a person he&#39;s like a father to us. As a coach, he brings energy and consistency. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ACCmediaday?src=hash">#ACCmediaday</a></p>&mdash; The ACC (@theACC) <a href="https://twitter.com/theACC/status/527482301262094336">October 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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They even got to hit ESPN's demo court to show some moves to ACC great's Shane Battier and Jay Williams.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The last stop at ESPNU <a href="https://twitter.com/AdamIIILM">@AdamIIILM</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/WJohnston_25">@WJohnston_25</a> team up with <a href="https://twitter.com/RealJayWilliams">@RealJayWilliams</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/ShaneBattier">@ShaneBattier</a> on the court. <a href="http://t.co/tmwwiWwerA">pic.twitter.com/tmwwiWwerA</a></p>&mdash; VT Men&#39;s Basketball (@VT_MBBall) <a href="https://twitter.com/VT_MBBall/status/527569053410656257">October 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Here's the entire Buzz section. Definitely worth a look and if you aren't very familiar with coach Williams this is a nice introduction. He's an interesting mix of high-energy, honesty, charm and above all intelligence. He doesn't say many things just for the sake of saying them.

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This is likely my favorite quote out of many great bits. The Hokies officially begin to "believe in the weirdness" Novemeber 14 in Cassell Coliseum when they host the University of Maryland Eastern Shore at 7p.m.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hokies?src=hash">#Hokies</a> basketball coach Buzz Williams: &quot;I think in some ways I am weird. But I believe in the weirdness.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ACC?src=hash">#ACC</a></p>&mdash; Mike Barber (@RTD_MikeBarber) <a href="https://twitter.com/RTD_MikeBarber/status/527538443740807169">October 29, 2014</a></blockquote>

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