Saturday , Dec , 23 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

UIC’s Collins takes personal leave

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – University of Illinois-Chicago head coach
Jimmy Collins has taken a personal leave of absence.

No timetable or reason for the leave were given.

Associate head coach Mark Coomes will take over the Flames’ program until
Collins’ return. UIC lost on Saturday under Coomes, 77-69, to Illinois State
to fall to 6-8 for the season.