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Illinois intro John Groce: hopeful half-truths and opposites from the presser

Illinois intro John Groce: hopeful half-truths and opposites from the presser
You’ve heard the expression “win the news conference.” Well, for the University of Illinois and the Illini basketball coaching hire of John Groce, that ship sailed weeks ago. Any time you get your sixth (possibly seventh) choice in a men’s basketball coach at a basketball school, your news conference is…well, you just hope there’s no... Read more »

Illini probably going to hire Ohio's John Groce

Illini probably going to hire Ohio's John Groce
It’s not official yet, but it’s looking very likely that Illini Nation will have to settle for their sixth choice in a head coaching candidate, a man with a 34-30 career record in the MAC. Ohio Bobcats coach John Groce could be introduced as Bruce Weber’s successor in the next couple days. And he’s not... Read more »