The 7’1″ center was the 11th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft.
Sam McLaurin will be eligible to play in fall.
Former Illinois coach replaces Frank Martin, who took South Carolina job.
VCU coach will not become next leader of Illini basketball program.
Team’s focus now turns to finding new head coach
Nine season run came to an end with Thursday’s loss to Iowa.
Iowa wins 64-61, leaving uncertain future for Illini program.
Big 10′s newest team had 19-2 run to open second half
Illinois basketball coach won’t discuss resigning after his team loses 7 of 8 in conference play.
Boilermakers win Big Ten battle 67-62.