Western Illinois To Hire Former Molinari Assistant Billy Wright

After multiple reports, Western Illinois seems to have found their next head coach to replace recent departed Jim Molinari.

Former associate head coach Billy Wright will become the next head men's basketball coach for the Leathernecks. Wright currently is an assistant at Ball State and now replaces Molinari who resigned to take an assistant coaching position at Nebraska under Tim Miles. Wright is no stranger to Macomb , before his one season at Ball State, he spent five years on Molinari's staff as an assistant at Western. A press-conference is set for tomorrow at 2pm to announce the hire...we'll have a wrap-up right here on KHQA at 6.