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Friday, March 9, 2012
Illinois fires coach Bruce Weber
By ESPN.com staff
fired Bruce Weber on Friday
, one day after the Illini lost to Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten tournament, the coach told ESPN.com.
Weber will not coach in the NIT -- if the Illini were to be selected -- or in any other postseason tournament.
Weber said recently that the buyout on his contract is $3.9 million.