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Marquette has hired Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski ESPN
is reporting that Marquette officials met with Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin on Sunday, and there is significant interest in hiring him away from the Vols.
Sources told ESPN.com that discussions are underway between the two parties, but Tennessee still has an opportunity to keep Martin.
Marquette is pursuing a replacement for Buzz Williams, who left after six seasons to take over as coach at Virginia Tech.
Martin's buyout with the Vols goes down from $2.6 million to $1.3 million on April 1, according to a source.
Martin led Tennessee to a 24-13 record this season, 11-7 in the SEC. Complete Story