Bruce Weber

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Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim 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.


St. Louis Billikens guard Jamall Walker dribbling down the court as Cincinnati guard Charles Williams guards him during a Conference USA game on January 5, 1997 in St. Louis. Cincinnati won the game 64-52. (Photo by Darren Whitley/Sporting News via Getty Images)

Groce Adds Assistants Including Former Billiken

Jamall Walker has also coached at Arizona, Murray State and St. Louis and played guard for St. Louis in the late 1990s.


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Lowery, Weber Together Again

Former SIU Salukis basketball coaches reunited at Kansas State


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Bruce Weber Hired At Kansas State

Former Illinois coach replaces Frank Martin, who took South Carolina job.


Brandon Paul #3 of the Illinois Fighting Illini looks on after the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Assembly Hall on January 10, 2012 in Champaign, Illinois. The Illini defeated the Buckeyes 79-74 as Paul scored 43 points. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

No Postseason Play For Illini

Team’s focus now turns to finding new head coach


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The Sports Hub: Adam Wainwright, Bobby Plager, John Vuch

Guests and topics include Adam Wainwright, Rafael Furcal, Matthew Leach, Lon Tay, Bobby Plager, George Csolak, John Vuch, Dan Reardon, and Bruce Weber


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Illinois Fires Coach Bruce Weber

Nine season run came to an end with Thursday’s loss to Iowa.


The Illinois Fighting Illini take on the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 8, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Iowa defeated Illinois 64-61.(Getty/Jonathan Daniel)

Illinois Bounced From Big 10 Tourney

Iowa wins 64-61, leaving uncertain future for Illini program.


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Weber: Illini Could Make Argument For Tourney

Illinois basketball coach won’t discuss resigning after his team loses 7 of 8 in conference play.


Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Bruce Weber yells to his team during the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Assembly Hall on January 31, 2012 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated Michigan State 42-41. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Weber Apologizes After Post Game Comments

Weber said he is disappointed in himself for criticizing both himself for not building a culture of toughness at Illinois and his players after the 67-62 loss to the Purdue Boilermakers.




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