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Southern Illinois' Barry Hinson to miss game after son-in-law's death

www.usatoday.com Published: December 27, 2013
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Marlow native and current Southern Illinois men's basketball coach Barry Hinson will miss his team's road game against Miami(Ohio) on Sunday following the death of his son-in-law.



Niles Thomason, 31, the husband of Hinson's daughter Tiffany, died of natural causes while visiting family in Carbondale, Ill.

Hinson made national headlines last week for his postgame press conference in which he called out his players in a tirade that went viral. Hinson has since apologized publicly for his criticism.

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