Barry Hinson

Barry Hinson (born May 12, 1961)

Teams coached: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, Missouri State Bears, Southern Illinois Salukis
Oral Roberts record: 36-23 (.610)
Missouri State record: 169-117 (.591)
Southern Illinois record: 116-111 (.511)
Overall record: 321-251 (.561)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  4  (2000, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • Summit League Regular Season Champion:  1  (1999)


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2019-2022 Oklahoma State (analyst)
2012-2019 Southern Illinois
2010-2012 Kansas (DBO)
2008-2010 Kansas (admin)
1999-2008 Missouri State
1997-1999 Oral Roberts
1993-1997 Oral Roberts (asst)

Barry Hinson Facts

  • Barry Douglas Hinson
  • Born May 12, 1961
  • Hometown: Marlow, Oklahoma
  • Alma Mater: Oklahoma State University (BA, 1983)
  • Started his coaching career in Oklahoma, becoming the head coach at Bishop Kelley HS in 1987 following a year each as an assistant at Stillwater HS and Edmond Memorial HS
  • After 6 season as the Bishop Kelley head coach, Hinson took a job as an assistant to new Oral Roberts head coach Bill Self
  • Was the head coach at Oral Roberts for two seasons; won a share of the Summit League regular season title in 1999
  • Became the head coach at Missouri State (then Southwest Missouri State) in 1999
    • Coached the Bears for nine seasons and reaching the NIT four times in that span
  • Reunited with Bill Self in 2008 at Kansas as the Jayhawks’ Director of External Relations
    • After two years, became the Director of Men’s Basketball Operations from 2010-2012
  • Returned to the Missouri Valley in 2012 by accepting the position of head coach at Southern Illinois
  • Joined the staff at alma mater as an analyst for head coach Mike Boynton‘s at OSU in October 2019
  • Along with his wife, Angie, has two daughters and one grandson

Barry Hinson Coaching Tree

  • Blake Ahearn (Austin Spurs)
  • Tom Hankins (Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Central Oklahoma)
  • Ben Miller (UNC Pembroke)
  • Kevin Morrissey (Oklahoma City, St. Gregory’s)
  • Drew Richards (UNC Pembroke, Lander)
  • Tom Schuberth (UT-Pan American)
  • Scott Sutton (Oral Roberts)