The inevitable happened Friday morning when Bruce Weber was let go as the head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini. If the Illini are selected to a postseason tournament in the coming days, such as the NIT, they will be under the guidance of a new coach for the first time in nine seasons.
Who will the Illini turn to moving forward? Speculation is already running wild.
Bruce Weber out at Illinois. Names I am hearing include Frank Martin (K-State), Shaka Smart, Anthony Grant (Alabama), Brad Stevens— David Kaplan (@thekapman) March 9, 2012
ESPN saying Illinois will go after Shaka Smart. School's AD worked with Shaka at Akron. is.gd/k6pTGI— gmuhoops (@gmuhoops) March 9, 2012
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