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Brad Stevens

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”.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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

Shaka Smart Turns Down Illini

VCU head coach Shaka Smart has turned down Illinois’ offer to become the next Illini men’s basketball coach.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Shaka Smart. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Latest: Shaka Smart Watch

Up to the minute developments on the Illinois-Shaka Smart discussions.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Shaka Smart during VCU's second-round win over Wichita State. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Report: Shaka Smart Leaning Towards Staying At VCU

Unless something “drastic” changes in the next day, it appears Shaka Smart will reportedly stay at VCU instead of taking the Illinois job.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Muller: Conference Tournaments Should Not Determine Auto Bids

If conference tournaments are all that matter for mid-major schools, why even bother playing a regular season?

03/06/2012

John Shurna

Hoge: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch 1.0

Selection Sunday is just a little over two weeks away. Here’s the latest look at which teams are in good shape, which teams have work to do and which teams are in serious trouble:

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012