7am News, Sports and Obits

Latest WGIL news
Click to play or
Right click and "Save Target As" to download
Click for Galesburg, Illinois Forecast
Home - Cancellations - Community Events - Contact Us - Mornings - News - Obituaries - Pictures - Programs - Special Events Audio - Sports - Weather
Illinois State Hires New Woman's Head Coach
NORMAL, Ill. (AP)--Illinois State has hired former Saint Louis associate head coach Barb Smith as its new women's basketball coach.

The school introduced Smith on Monday. She takes over for Stephanie Glance, who resigned to become head coach at Columbia.

The Redbirds were 24-11 this season. They were 13-5 in the Missouri Valley Conference and made the WNIT.

Smith was the coach at San Diego State from 1997-2002 and has worked as an assistant at Minnesota, California and Colorado. She played college basketball at Ohio State.
News management powered by Xpression News
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here