Howard Moore leaves UW for UIC

Updated: August 20, 2010, 10:35 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- As reported Friday morning on ESPNChicago.com, assistant coach Howard Moore is leaving Wisconsin to become Illinois-Chicago's men's basketball coach, the school confirmed.

Moore, who signed a five-year deal, replaces the retired Jimmy Collins.

"It's a tremendous opportunity to get this thing rolling again," Moore told ESPNChicago.com on Friday night. "The facilities are here. The players, they're hungry. There's a passion. That's very ideal for me. I wouldn't leave a tremendous ...

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