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Marquette picks Scholl as athletic director

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -

Marquette University has named a new athletics director.

Bill Scholl was comes from Ball State, where he worked in the same capacity. Marquette president Michael Lovell announced the hiring Tuesday.

The 57-year-old Scholl will start at Marquette in mid-October. The university has been without a permanent athletic director since Larry Williams left in December after holding the job for less than two years. Marquette's men's basketball coach Buzz Williams left for Virginia Tech four months later.

Williams was replaced on an interim bases by Bill Cords, who was the athletic director at Marquette for 20 years before retiring in 2006.

Scholl worked at Notre Dame for 23 years, where he was deputy athletic director before joining Ball State in Muncie, Indiana, in 2012.

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