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KU assistant Tim Jankovich to take post at Illinois State

March 19, 2007


Kansas University assistant men's basketball coach Tim Jankovich has accepted the head coaching job at Illinois State, and is expected to be introduced at a news conference Tuesday in Normal, Ill.

"What a great opportunity," KU coach Bill Self said. "I couldn't be happier for him. It's a great fit."

Jankovich will stay with the Jayhawks the rest of the season.

The Redbirds went 15-16 this season, finishing seventh in the Missouri Valley Conference with a league mark of 6-12.

For more on this story, read tomorrow's Journal-World.


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