Would Kruger return to Illinois?

It’s no secret that Illinois head coach John Groce is on the hot seat. The Illini are putting together a nice run to end the season, but the fan base is growing impatient with Groce’s failure to produce wins over the last five years. Many are calling for AD Josh Whitman to find a replacement for the fifth-year head coach. Despite their recent struggles, Illinois has a rich basketball history and could potentially be the most attractive job available this offseason, given nothing shocking happens at a place like Indiana.

So who are some candidates to replace the head honcho in Champaign? As a part of our coaching profile series, today we examine current Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger.

Coaching Candidate Profile: Would Lon Kruger consider a return to Illinois?


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