Illinois is taking race into account in its search for a new head basketball coach.
Southern Illinois wants Bruce Weber back in Carbondale, Ill., and has offered the former Illinois coach its head coaching job, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Illinois coach Bruce Weber said he has not spoken with athletic director Mike Thomas and is unsure where his job status stands after the Illini lost to Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.
Illinois AD will evaluate basketball coach Bruce Weber after the season.
Illinois basketball coach Bruce Weber hopes to impress his new boss.