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Illinois fired coach Bruce Weber on Friday after three lackluster seasons and a 17-15 record this year that included an ugly 2-12 skid to close the season, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
Illinois fired Bruce Weber on Friday, letting go of a fiery coach whose first three years with the Illini included a run to the national championship game before a long slide the past six years ended with a 17-15 mark this season.
Illinois fired women's basketball coach Jolette Law on Friday after five seasons without an NCAA tournament bid.
Illinois women's basketball coach Jolette Law has been fired after five seasons.
"We will _ we will _ win a national championship at the University of Illinois," she said.
"I have found great joy in coaching, teaching and guiding a group of remarkable young women," Law said. "We have laid a good foundation for great things to happen in the future. I wish nothing but the best for Mr. Thomas, the program, the university and of course my student athletes."