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Ex-Oklahoma coach's post-game rant: Mama's boys, snipers and his wife's ability to score Published: December 18, 2013

Barry Hinson has always been a go-to guy for a good quote.

That was true of the Marlow, Okla. native, whether he was coaching at Stillwater Junior High, Edmond Memorial, Tulsa Bishop Kelley or Kansas.

But until Tuesday night, Hinson hadn't gone viral. His post-game rant about his Southern Illinois basketball team's 73-65 loss at Murray State made ESPN's Mike & Mike Show.

Hinson, a Bill Self disciple, is PG-rated throughout. There's nothing here that's going to make Justin Bieber's ringtone (See "I'm a Man. I'm 40.") But it's pretty amusing -- unless, of course, you're a current Egyptian Dog (Saluki) basketball player.

On the Saluki's effort and body language:

"We've been enabled, for whatever reason. I've got a bunch of mama's boys right now. We just won't buck up and bow our necks. We've got to get through that. This is big time. People lose their jobs, they don't put their head down. They go get another job. Guys get sick, you find a way to get healthy. You report to work. You report to duty. We've got men and women serving our country. They don't get to take days off. We're going to college and getting it paid for."

On Southern Illinois' rebounding:

"I've been telling my wife this for years: Size doesn't matter. And I really think when it comes to rebounding it's heart, heart and effort. I think a guy's just got to go out there and play."

On his guards' play:

"Our guards were awful. Our three starting guards had one assist and seven turnovers. See this story on

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