SIU athletic director discusses search for Barry Hinson’s replacement

SIU AD outlines plan to hire new head basketball coach

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - SIU Athletic Director Jerry Kill held a news conference on Monday, March 11 to discuss finding a replacement for head coach Barry Hinson.

Jerry Kill press conference on SIU coaching search

Posted by Adam King KFVS on Monday, March 11, 2019

Hinson announced he was stepping down after SIU lost to Northern Iowa on Friday night, March 8.

Southern Illinois University Director of Athletics Jerry Kill talked in the Cook Club at SIU Arena.

Watch a one-on-one interview with Athletic Director Kill below.

Talking to Jerry Kill about the coaching opening at SIU

Posted by Todd Richards KFVS on Monday, March 11, 2019

Kill said he would like to name a new coach as early as next week. He said he’s looking for a coach that’s tough, the right fit and commands a disciplined team.

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