Illinois having trouble trying to find new coach
Wed, 28 Mar 2012|
CSN's Sarah Kustok travels to Champaign to find the real reason why the Illini are having problems finding a new head coach - 3/27
Even before Illinois season and did the writing was on the wall for Bruce Weber dismissal. But after BC Shaka Smart and butlers Brad Stevens turned -- the job in Champaign. All signs are pointing to Ohio university's John -- as the next head coach. -- a good reputation. He's got a fast pace you know all out type of style he's a student of that -- There -- a lot of basketball reasons to like John -- Saw the very successful tournament almost -- North Carolina all and I'm -- that he's a very capable. -- Whether he's able to recruit to Chicago land area state of Illinois you know I don't know that you know that's the main thing. If you give him an opportunity he gets the right talent champagne. He can be a very good effective Big Ten coach. NB a deliberate and efficient coaching search that athletic director Mike Thomas had intended. Has been anything box and given the way this process has unfolded. Certainly sheds light on the way that the Illinois program is viewed within college basketball landscape. Illinois needs to get its expectations in line. With what the job actually is should -- be able to make the NCAA tournament every year absolutely there's enough talent state to do that. Is this a truly elite job we can make -- leading its final fours and win championships here here here. Probably not hasn't proven to be that be that way the last three decades I don't know why you would expect -- when. A lot to overcome I think a lot to overcome because of the way and under Bruce Weber. I think they have a lot to overcome because the way the circus tent by the board of trustees I'm not sure they fully -- the athletic director to make the decision that he wanted to make. If that was the case. John -- -- been introduced today. In Champaign Syracuse stock. Comcast sports.