IU Indianapolis head basketball coach Paul Corsaro announced his coaching staff this week, assembling a team with strong Indiana connections, including Mike Burris, Reese McGinsie, Tony Wills, Scott Gauthier, and Keith Oddo. Burris and McGinsie previously worked with Corsaro at UIndy, contributing to consecutive GLVC Regular Season titles and NCAA Division II Tournament berths. Wills, from UIC, aided a player to the MVC All-Defensive Team and led SIU to success in 2023. Gauthier arrives from Lindenwood, with coaching experience at University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Webster Groves High School. Oddo, as Special Assistant, returns to IU Indianapolis after stints at Bridgewater College and the University of Akron.

By the Numbers
  • Burris led UIndy to 68-25 record with two NCAA Tournament appearances.
  • Wills contributed to SIU's 10 MVC wins in 2023.
State of Play
  • Burris and McGinsie bring their successful track record at UIndy to IU Indianapolis.
  • Wills' coaching impact at UIC and SIU reflects a commitment to player development.
  • Gauthier's experience at Lindenwood and University of Missouri-St. Louis adds depth to the coaching staff.
What's Next

The new coaching staff is expected to enhance player recruitment and development, aiming for continued success in the Horizon League.

Bottom Line

Coach Corsaro's strategic selection of a skilled staff with diverse backgrounds sets a strong foundation for IU Indianapolis' basketball program, signaling a robust focus on player growth and team success in the upcoming seasons.