AP source: Illini’s Webber fired after 9 seasons
A person familiar with the decision says Illinois basketball
coach Bruce Webber has been fired after nine seasons.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition
of anonymity because the move hasn’t been announced.
The Illini lost in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on
Thursday, beaten by Iowa 64-61.
Webber led the Illini to the 2005 NCAA title game, losing to
North Carolina. But Illinois has struggled the last three