Bryan Mullins (born January 13, 1987) is a former American basketball player and current college basketball coach. He is currently head coach of the Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball team.
|Born||January 13, 1987|
Downers Grove, Illinois
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2013–2019||Loyola (IL) (asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
Mullins was a four-year letterwinner at Southern Illinois for coach Chris Lowery where he was part of the Salukis' Sweet 16 run in the 2007 NCAA Tournament. He was also a two-time Academic All-American at the school. Following graduation, Mullins played four years of professional basketball in France.
After retiring from professional basketball, Mullins joined Porter Moser's staff at Loyola, rising the ranks from director of basketball operations up to associate head coach. He was on staff during Loyola's historic Final Four run at the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
In Mullins' first season as Salukis head coach, he led the team to a 10-8 conference record including a seven game winning streak and finished 5th despite the team being picked last in the conference before the season. Mullins was picked 2nd for Missouri Valley Conference coach of the year trailing Northern Iowa's Ben Jacobson.
Mullins comes from a basketball family. His father Mike is the founder of the Illinois Wolves AAU program, while his older brother Brendan is a former college basketball player at Saint Michael's College and assistant basketball coach at Southern Illinois Salukis..
Head coaching recordEdit
|Southern Illinois Salukis (MVC) (2019–present)|
|Southern Illinois:||16–16 (.500)||10–8 (.556)|
Postseason invitational champion
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- "Brendan Mullins - Men's Basketball Coach". Illinois State University Athletics.
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