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Report: Former Illinois Assistant Wayne McClain Passes Away

McClain was a former Illinois assistant and state champion high school coach.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Lose Brunson, But All Is Not Lost

John Groce has Illinois in it to the end so often that he’ll soon land a big fish.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: For More Donors, Illini First Need More Wins

Illinois’ athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

John Groce. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini’s Groce Burning Up The Recruiting Trail

They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

670 The Score–09/05/2013

Bruce Weber.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kansas State Rewards Weber With Contract Extension

Kansas State rewarded basketball coach Bruce Weber for winning a share of the school’s first conference championship in 36 years with a raise and a one-year contract extension Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2013

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisch: The One Thing I Don’t Want For Illinois This Postseason

Throughout all the brimstone, my mind kept sparking back to a thought that’s been in my head for weeks: The Fighting Illni and Weber’s Kansas State Wildcats have no business meeting in the NCAA Tournament this season. And here’s to hoping that they don’t.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Ryan Kelly (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Was Weber’s 9-Year Run Really The ‘Best’ At Illinois?

Bruce Weber isn’t on the sidelines in Champaign any longer. But that hardly means the guy can’t still stir up the Illini faithful.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Bruce Weber looks on during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisch: So, What’s Bruce Weber Been Up To Lately?

He’s off in Kansas now. But, not unlike the coach who preceded him in Champaign, it’ll be a long time before Bruce Weber is forgotten at the University of Illinois.

07/14/2012

Bruce Weber

Bruce Weber Hired At Kansas State

Former Illinois coach Bruce Weber has been hired to replace Frank Martin at Kansas State, sources told CBSSports.com.

03/31/2012

Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini fire up their fans prior to a game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: With House-Cleaning Done, Heat Is Now On Illini’s Thomas

On Thursday, the bad case of Illini indigestion was finally relieved when Ohio University’s John Groce was announced as the 17th men’s head coach in Illinois history during a press conference at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

John Groce. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Groce Hired As Illini Basketball Coach

John Groce has been hired as the new men’s basketball coach for Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Brad Stevens

Stevens Says No To Illinois

Butler’s Brad Stevens will not be taking over as Illini basketball coach.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Bruce Weber coaches the Southern Illinois Salukis during the second round of the 2002 NCAA Tournament at the United Center. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: SIU Offers Head Coaching Job To Bruce Weber

Weber led the Salukis to two NCAA Tournaments from 1998-2003 before moving on to the University of Illinois, where he coached until he was fired March 9.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Shaka Smart

Bernstein: Illini Hire Must Ignore Race

It’s difficult enough to hire the right basketball coach at Illinois, without choosing to limit the field of candidates beforehand.

670 The Score–03/18/2012

Duke's head coach Mike Krzyzewski (C) and associate head coaches Steve Wojoiechowski (L) and Chris Collins.(Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Report: Duke’s Collins Would Listen To Illinois

​With Bruce Weber’s Illinois tenure in the rear-view mirror, multiple names have begun to surface as a potential replacement.

670 The Score–03/16/2012

Tom Izzo. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Izzo Needs To Mind His Own Business, Not Illinois’

Instead of making a brief statement in support of his friend, Izzo opted on Friday to instead unspool an inappropriate – and inaccurate – rant against Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2012

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Illini AD Thomas Refuses To Comment On Izzo Rant

In an interview on The Mully & Hanley Show on 670 The Score, Thomas simply said he had no comment, after Izzo ripped him Friday at the Big Ten Tournament.

670 The Score–03/12/2012

Tom Izzo during the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Tom Izzo Goes Off On Illinois For Firing Bruce Weber

After addressing the game, Izzo set aside time to specifically address Illinois’ decision to fire Bruce Weber. And wow, he had a lot to say.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

VCU head coach Shaka Smart. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hoge: Ten Possible Illini Head Coaching Candidates

With Bruce Weber officially out the door, here are nine possible Illini head coaching candidates.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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