Missouri State coach Hinson says fare...

Missouri State coach Hinson says farewells amid speculation that he'll be relieved of his job

There are 1 comment on the Kansas City Star story from Mar 7, 2008, titled Missouri State coach Hinson says farewells amid speculation that he'll be relieved of his job. In it, Kansas City Star reports that:

“I was telling my wife ... and our fans that I was sorry”

ST. LOUIS | As the horn sounded, Missouri State coach Barry Hinson walked off the court and looked up into the stands in the Scottrade Center.

He mouthed two words after the Bears' season -- and probably his tenure at Missouri State -- ended with a 63-58 loss to Illinois State on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament:

'I'm sorry.'

Hinson, despite a 169-116 record and near-impeccable graduation rate at Missouri State, is expected to be dismissed in the coming weeks, largely because the Bears failed to reach the NCAA Tournament during his tenure. Read more

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George

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#1 Mar 8, 2008
It's more important to go to the ncaa tournament than graduate a student. What's wrong with you

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