Bryan Mullins

Bryan Mullins (born January 13, 1987)

Current position: Assistant men’s basketball coach
Current team: DePaul Blue Demons (Head coach: Chris Holtmann)
Current conference: Big East Conference
Teams coached: Southern Illinois Salukis
Southern Illinois record: 86-68 (.558)
Overall record: 86-68 (.558)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2024-present DePaul (asst)
2019-2024 Southern Illinois
2018-2019 Loyola (IL) (assoc. HC)
2015-2018 Loyola (IL) (asst)
2013-2015 Loyola (IL) (DBO)

Bryan Mullins Facts

  • Bryan Mullins
  • Born January 13, 1987
  • Hometown: Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Alma Mater: Southern Illinois University (BS, 1990)
  • Graduated from Downers Grove South HS (IL) and then went on to play for head coach Chris Lowery at Southern Illinois
    • Appeared in the postseason three times at SIU (two NCAAs and one NIT), including a trip to the 2007 Sweet Sixteen
    • Highly decorated, earning two MVC Defensive POY awards, All-Defensive team honors all four years, named to the All-Newcomer team as a freshman and All-MVC second team as a senior
    • Went on to play professionally in France for four seasons with the club Chalons-Reims
  • Joined Porter Moser‘s staff at Loyola Chicago in 2013 as Director of Basketball Operations
    • Promoted to assistant coach in 2015 and then three years later was named associate head coach
  • Hired in March 2019 to be the head coach at his alma mater, Southern Illinois
    • Through five seasons at the helm, Mullins and the Salukis were 86-68 overall
    • Won 23 games in 2022-23, the program’s most since 2007, and 19 in 2023-24, but was fired in March 2024
  • Returned to Chicago, hired the following month as an assistant by new DePaul head coach Chris Holtmann

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