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Dan Muller

Basketball players gather in a huddle
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Dan Muller is used to dealing with lots of unknowns heading into a basketball season. But his ninth season as Illinois State University men’s hoops coach will most certainly include more unknowns than any other.

Phil Fayne and Dan Muller
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College coaches are notorious for working all the time.

Larry Lyons and Steve Adams
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A voice synonymous with Redbird athletics is silenced.

Matt Chastain and Dan Muller
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Both Illinois State basketball teams will soon be traveling to Italy in preparation for the upcoming season.

Official
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In sports, officials are at their best when their work goes unnoticed. But organizers of youth and high school sports in Illinois have noticed the supply of people willing to don the stripes has dwindled when demand for officials has never been higher.  

Dan Muller
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Illinois State men's basketball coach Dan Muller isn't shy about his lofty expectations for the Redbirds this season.

Chris Duhon
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Illinois State men’s basketball coach Dan Muller has added an NCAA national champion and former NBA veteran to his coaching staff.

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Illinois State University men's basketball coach Dan Muller said Thursday he hopes the recent Supreme Court decision striking down a sports-betting ban won't affect how his coaching peers approach a game.

Reggie Redbird and ISU cheerleaders cheer with fans.
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Illinois State basketball fans who traveled to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament gathered for a pregame rally before Friday night's late tip-off against Indiana State.

ISU Cheerleader cheers on the Redbird Baskteball Team
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The Illinois State University Redbirds beat the Indiana State Sycamores at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night, moving one step closer to Big Dance.

Illinois State University Athletics

Mid-major basketball coaches including Dan Muller at Illinois State University are speaking out against a proposed NCAA rule change that would make it easier for players to transfer.

Illinois State University Athletics

The Illinois State University men's basketball team had high expectations going into this season.

Dan Muller standing on sidelines
Illinois State University Athletics

Illinois State University men's basketball coach Dan Muller said Thursday that the cheating aspect of the latest scandal to rock the NCAA doesn't surprise him.

Dan Muller standing on sidelines
Illinois State University Athletics

Illinois State University men’s basketball coach Dan Muller has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Redbird Arena through at least the 2023-24 season.