Friends of Basketball


Dennis Wills

Year Inducted: 2020

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: The University of Illinois–Chicago
Chicago State University
St. Xavier University

Biography: Dennis is well known in Chicago and the southwest suburbs for his dedication and years of service to basketball and administration at the high school and college levels. He served at the University of Illinois-Chicago as a coach and administrator from 1987-2017.  Prior to his time at UIC, Dennis was a coach at Chicago State University from 1980-87 and at Saint Xavier from 1975-80. He spent 21 years in all as a college basketball coach in Chicago.