17 years. That’s the number of years Rick Barnes spent at the University of Texas coaching the Longhorns men’s basketball team. Steve Patterson, the Longhorn’s athletic director, decided to fire Barnes on Saturday, after Patterson thought Barnes wasn’t getting the job done he once was. 215 more words
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee.
Tennessee announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an “elite basketball coach in every respect.” The agreement is for six years at $2.25 million annually. 484 more words
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SPOKANE, Wash. — Maryland is going back to consecutive Final Fours and for the second straight year the Terrapins pushed aside Tennessee to get there. 496 more words
It sounds like Rick Barnes is coming to Knoxville. According to 247Sports’s Jerry Meyer, he is hearing from multiple sources that former Texas coach Rick Barnes is expected to become the new head coach at Tennessee and will replace Donnie Tyndall. 97 more words