Brian Barone

SIUE extends Barone through 2023-24 season

SIUE Director of Athletics Tim Hall has extended men’s basketball Head Coach Brian Barone’s contract through the 2023-2024 season. Barone has served as the Cougars’ acting head coach since March 2019. “I have spent significant time, since my arrival in early August, observing, watching, listening and asking questions – department-wide, but especially within men’s basketball,”

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McMurray Joins SIUE Men’s Basketball Staff

Detae McMurray has joined Head Coach Brian Barone on the SIUE men’s basketball staff as a Graduate Assistant for Player Development. McMurray played two seasons at Drake, appearing in 65 games, while making 56 starts. As a senior in 2017-18, he was third on the team at 10.0 points per game while adding 4.1 rebounds

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OFFICIAL: Brian Barone Joins SIUE Basketball Staff

Following-up on some “dirt” that HoopDirt.com posted earlier this morning (SIUE Dirt)… SIUE men’s basketball Head Coach Jon Harris has announced the addition of assistant coach Brian Barone to the men’s basketball staff. “We are excited to have Brian join our staff,” Harris said. “As the son of a former coach, he brings a wealth

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BRIAN BARONE: Self Awareness in Coaching…EPISODE 2 “Keeping The Dark Side Out”

This post is a continuation of EPISODE 1- “Build Your Jedi Team…Consistent You Must Be”. It’s a further exploration of my reflections on the philosophical coaching/parenting masterwork that is “Star Wars.” Throughout all 9 Star Wars movies there is a “light” and a “dark” side. The young Anakin Skywalker was a “good boy” with the talent and potential to be a

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