Bruce Weber At Illinois: Illini Coud Target Reggie Theus For Next Coach

It's been only a few hours since the Illinois Fighting Illini fell to Iowa in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament, but that hasn't stopped anyone from speculating who could replace Bruce Weber as the next head coach of Illinois. As the Illini dropped nine of their last 10 games to finish the season, it has become apparent that Weber is most likely going to be fired.

So who might the next Illini coach be? Local sports radio personality Dan Bernstein says it might be Reggie Theus, a former Chicago Bulls guard who was fired as the head coach of the Sacramento Kings in 2008.

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