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Watch former KU aide Barry Hinson go on rant after Southern Illinois loss

12/18/2013 8:54 AM

12/18/2013 9:23 AM

Southern Illinois basketball coach Barry Hinson wasn’t pleased after his team fell to 2-8 on the season Tuesday night, losing 73-65 at Murray State.

Hinson, a former Missouri State head coach and Kansas director of basketball operations who joined the Salukis before the 2012-13 season, expressed his frustration that his team won’t listen to him, among other, stranger things.

The video of his entire postgame news conference

from WPSD-TV

is below, but here are some of the gems from his tirade:

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On his team’s poor rebounding:

“I’ve been telling my wife this for years, size doesn’t matter.”

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On his guards turning the ball over seven times:

“They must think it’s a tax credit.”

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On his big men shooting two for 11:My wife could score more than two buckets on 11 shots because I know

my wife will at least shot fake one time!”

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On disciplining his players:

“To me when you have a young team it’s a lot like housetraining a puppy dog. I’m not going to hit ’em, I’m not going to swat ’em, but ‘Bad dog!’ get on the treadmill.”

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On players falling down on the court:

“There was a sniper in the gym … I thought Navy Seal Team Six was out there … nobody around them and just fell down on the ground.”

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