The University of Illinois Springfield is looking for a new men's basketball coach. The school announced today that Ben Wierzba's contract won't be renewed.
He spent four years leading the Prairie Stars finishing with an overall record of 39 wins and 69 losses. His career as head coach was highlighted by leading the program to a 15-13 record in his second year in 2011-12 as the team finished 12-6 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Athletic Director Kim Pate says a search for a replacement will begin immediately.