Oklahoma State basketball coach Brad Underwood is leaving Stillwater to take the job at Illinois.
Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman tweeted the official news at 3:16 p.m. Saturday.
Earlier, ESPN college basketball reporter Jeff Goodman broke the news.
“Illinois has hired Oklahoma State’s Brad Underwood, sources told ESPN,” Goodman tweeted.
Later, CBS Sports’ Garry Parrish reported the same thing.
“Brad Underwood is leaving Oklahoma State to coach Illinois, a source told
@CBSSports. Was vastly underpaid at OSU,” Parrish tweeted.
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder could not be immediately reached for comment.
The Franchise will have more as this story develops.