Illinois hires Matt Bollant

Updated: March 28, 2012, 4:19 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- New Illinois women's basketball coach Matt Bollant said Wednesday that while he doesn't know how long it will take, he believes there is enough talent in the state to turn around a team that's had losing records three of the past four seasons.

The hire leaves the Illini now looking for one more basketball coach, a replacement for fired men's coach Bruce Weber.

Bollant was introduced Wednesday at a news conference in Champaign by athletic director Mike Thomas. ...

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