Stunner: Celtics Pluck Brad Stevens From ButlerAfter turning down numerous college jobs, Stevens bolts for NBA.
Wisch: Just Join The Big Ten Already, Notre DameThe future of Notre Dame’s athletic programs – despite the football team’s current success – has never been less stable, or clear.
Illinois Beats Butler 78-61 To Win Maui InvitationalIllinois caught a huge wave of scoring in Hawaii and rode it all the way to the Maui Invitational title.
Report: Illini Reach Out To Brad Stevens Illinois has reportedly reached out to Brad Stevens about its head coaching vacancy and its interest in the Butler head coach is "high".
Wisch: For Illini Hoops, Loyalty Only Goes So FarThis month, when it comes time for Mike Thomas to hire Illinois’ next basketball coach, I expect that he’ll choose the hottest rising one that’s available to him. And he should hire that guy – even if there’s a threat he may one day go elsewhere.
Butler Trounces UIC 69-44Roosevelt Jones had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Butler to its fifth consecutive win, 69-44 over Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night.