Bruce Weber gets offer to return to Southern Illinois


Much like the University of Illinois job is Shaka Smart’s gig to accept or turn down, the Southern Illinois head coaching job is Bruce Weber’s to turn down, according to The Southern.

Weber led the Salukis to two NCAA Tournaments from 1998-2003 before moving on to the Illini, where he coached until he was fired on the second day of the Big Ten Tournament. Weber won 103 games at SIU and has received an offer to return to the school.

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