Barry Collier
Barry Collier

Barry Collier was a two-year starting forward and two-year leading rebounder for the Bulldogs, 1974-76. He was a team, co-captain, co-Most Valuable Player and first team all-conference performer as a senior. He returned to Butler as head coach of the men's basketball team in 1989 and set the foundation for more than a decade of basketball success. Collier guided the Bulldogs to two Midwestern Collegiate Conference regular season championships, three conference tournament titles, three appearances in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship and three trips to the National Invitation Tournament. He was named MCC Coach of the Year in 1991, 1997, 1999 and 2000, and he compiled a Butler career coaching record of 196-132 (.598) for 11 seasons! His 196 wins are the second most in Butler history. The 1976 graduate was named athletic director at Butler in August of 2006.