Bryan Mullins
    Bryan Mullins


    Downers Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Downers Grove

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 190



    Updated October 15, 2008

    2007-08 Season
    *MVC Defensive Player of the Year
    *MVC Second-Team All-Conference
    *ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Second-Team Academic All-American
    *MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 11-17
    On pace to become the career leader in steals and assists at SIU...Missed the postseason due to a stress fracture in his left tibia...Ranked among the league leaders in the MVC in 3-point FG percentage (.410), assists (5.0) and steals (2.2 spg)...Had a career-high 24 points against Saint Mary's...Shot 48.0 percent from 3-point range in conference games.

    2006-07 Season
    *MVC All-Defensive team
    *MVC All-Academic team
    Hit the game-winning basket at Creighton, a 10-foot bank shot with 4.1 seconds left...Ranked 6th in the MVC in steals (1.37 spg), 9th in assists (3.56 apg) and 7th in assist-turnover ratio (1.92)...Improved his 3-point shooting from 30.0 percent to 36.8 percent over last year and improved his free throw percentage from 60.9 percent to 74.6 percent...Had a strong MVC Tournament performance in which he scored 22 points, distributed 11 assists, committed just three turnovers and swiped seven steals.

    2005-06 Season
    *MVC Freshman-of-the-Year
    *MVC All-Newcomer team
    *MVC All-Defensive team
    *MVC Player of the Week/Newcomer of the Week on Feb. 13
    *MVC Newcomer of the Week on Jan. 3
    Great floor leader with excellent decision-making ability and defensive skills...Led the MVC and ranked 7th in the nation in steals (2.85 spg)...Broke Darren Brooks' single-season steals record with 94...Tied the school record for steals in a game with eight at Creighton on Feb. 11...Ranked 9th in the MVC in assists (3.18 apg)...Averaged 32.4 mpg in the last 17 games, more than any of his teammates.

    High School
    Named First-Team All-State by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association his senior year...Averaged 16.9 points, 5.6 assists, 5.3 steals and 3.5 rebounds...Played point guard and led his team to a 31-4 record and runner-up finish for state title...Averaged 12.0 ppg and 7.0 apg as a junior and helped his team to a 27-5 record...Named IBCA Third-Team All-State as a junior...Ranked among the top 25 point guards in the country and among the top 10 players in the state of Illinois by the Most Outstanding player for the 16-under division at the Bob Gibbons Tournament in 2003.

    Dawg Bites
    A gym rat who will put up 500 shots a day during the off-season...Is known for his outstanding passing ability and defensive skills...Holds his high school's record for career wins, steals and assists...A 4.0 student, who is majoring in finance...Participated in leadership conferences in high school and is a member of the Student Athletic Advisory Council at SIU...Believes those activities helped him develop as a leader...One of three left-handed players on the team (Justin Bocot and Ryan Hare are the others)...Wants to own a sports-related business after basketball...Son of Michael and Gayle Mullins...Father is a commodities broker; mother is a real estate broker...Father coached Bryan in AAU ball...Older brother, Brendan, played basketball at St. Michaels College in Vermont...Born Jan. 13, 1987, in Hinsdale, Ill.

    Bryan Mullins

    Total 3-Point Rebounds Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg 2005-06 33-30 1027/31.1 64-161 .398 15-50 .300 39-64 .609 17-60 77 2.3 80-1 105 79 2 94 182/5.5 2006-07 36-36 1122/31.2 74-184 .402 28-76 .368 50-67 .746 14-58 72 2.0 92-3 126 67 1 49 226/6.3 2007-08 31-31 1078/34.8 104-251 .414 48-117 .410 75-98 .765 18-64 82 2.6 83-1 154 75 2 66 331/10.7 TOTAL 100-97 3227/32.3 242-596 .406 91-243 .374 164-229 .716 49-182 231 2.3 255-5 385 221 5 209 739/7.4