Per eiupanthers.com, women’s basketball head coach Debbie Black will not be returning next season. Her contract has been expired, and will not be renewed.
Black was hired in May 2013, and served four years as the Panthers’ head coach, compiling a 34-80 record. Her best season was her first, leading Eastern Illinois to a 12-16 record. She replaced Lee Buchanan, who coached for one season before taking the head coaching job of the LaGrange Panthers.
Eastern Illinois will begin searching for a head coach immediately.