Sources: SIU anticipated to proceed from Mullins

  • Jeff Borzello, ESPN Personnel WriterMar 8, 2024, 03:01 PM ET


    • Basketball recruiting expert.
    • Joined ESPN in 2014.
    • Graduate of University of Delaware.Southern Illinois is expected to move

    on from head coach Bryan Mullins, sources told ESPN.The Salukis’ season ended Thursday with a loss to Illinois Chicago in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.Mullins has actually been at the helm for 5 seasons, taking over for Barry Hinson in 2019.

    He went 86-68 general during his time in Carbondale, going 49-45 in league play. The Salukis finished 19-13 this season, losing their final 2 regular games to drop to 11-9 in the Valley.The intense area under Mullins came last season, when SIU went 23-10 total and ended up third in the conference

    . The Salukis were led by Lance Jones, Marcus Domask and Xavier Johnson, who averaged 22.2 points and 6.1 assists this season. Jones(Purdue )and Domask(Illinois), nevertheless, transferred after the season and are now starters on top-15 teams.Mullins played his college ball at Southern Illinois, beginning 119 games in four seasons and winning Missouri Valley Defensive Player of the Year two times. He got his coaching start under Porter Moser at Loyola Chicago.

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