Buzz Williams’ dance to ‘Country Roads’ doesn’t sit well with some West Virginia fans

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Buzz Williams felt like dancing. Can’t say I blame him.

No. 10 Marquette overcame a 15-point deficit Friday night to win 61-60 at West Virginia. So Williams, the Golden Eagles’ charming coach, did a spin and a short little dance afterward, celebrating the win at one of the game’s rowdiest venues.

But he did it during “Country Roads,” which incensed some Mountaineer fans. Watch.

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Williams should probably slip those security guards a $20 afterward. Guys earned their pay with that angry group.

So. Classless act or merely a guy elated that his team – which benched starters Darius Johnson-Odom, Junior Cadougan and Vander Blue for the first half due to violations of teams rules – managed to improve to 24-5 overall and 13-3 in the Big East despite playing poorly?

I’d buy what he told Bill Raftery in the postgame interview: “I was two stepping to this song. They got mad. I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful, but I am very happy and pleased.”

He later went further, telling Gary Parrish of CBS Sports in a text: “Emotional response. Very unprofessional. I apologized in postgame. I was just excited.”

Winning in Morgantown is always cause for celebration. Perhaps Buzz is just a huge John Denver fan.

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