While it was a foregone conclusion that former Wisconsin-Green Bay coach Matt Bollant, would most likely end up at a BCS school: The lingering question was, “Where?”
Many assumed that Bollant would end up at Indiana as he was a former assistant under Kathi Bennett. But Illinois AD Mike Thomas--who has been under a lot of scrutiny for how he’s handled the men’s basketball search--struck gold in luring Bollant to Champaign.
A press conference to introduce the new Illini coach is scheduled for 11:00 A.M. CST.
For more on the Illinois situation and how Bollant fits, visit our previous breakdown of the candidates for the position.