Powell headed to Gonzaga


WCIA — Former Illinois basketball standout Roger Powell Jr. is heading to Gonzaga to become an assistant coach under Mark Few. Powell spent the last three seasons at Vanderbilt working as the associate head coach to Bryce Drew, he was fired earlier this year. The two had previously worked together at Valparaiso before moving together to take over the Commodores. Powell was a fixture on the 2005 Final Four team for the Illini, helping to a national runner-up finish.

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