Report: Former Illinois Assistant Wayne McClain Passes AwayMcClain was a former Illinois assistant and state champion high school coach.
Wisch: Illini Lose Brunson, But All Is Not LostJohn Groce has Illinois in it to the end so often that he'll soon land a big fish.
Wisch: For More Donors, Illini First Need More WinsIllinois' athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.
Wisch: Illini's Groce Burning Up The Recruiting TrailThey say where there’s smoke, there's fire.
Kansas State Rewards Weber With Contract ExtensionKansas 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.
Wisch: The One Thing I Don’t Want For Illinois This PostseasonThroughout 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.
Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With PredictionsJim 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.
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.
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.
Bruce Weber Hired At Kansas StateFormer Illinois coach Bruce Weber has been hired to replace Frank Martin at Kansas State, sources told CBSSports.com.
Wisch: With House-Cleaning Done, Heat Is Now On Illini’s ThomasOn 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.
Groce Hired As Illini Basketball Coach John Groce has been hired as the new men’s basketball coach for Illinois.