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Bruce Weber wants to stay at Illinois

Updated: February 17, 2012, 3:42 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Illinois coach Bruce Weber said Friday he has no intention of resigning and wants to finish his career with the Fighting Illini.

After Illinois lost its fourth straight and seventh of its past eight games on Wednesday against Purdue, Weber said he has "coached not to lose all year." After some took his postgame comments to be a concession speech, Weber issued a statement the next day trying to clarify the remarks.

Weber defended himself Friday and reacted strongly to a question ...

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