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Tennessee Hires Rick Barnes as new Head Coach

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


Coach Brenda Frese Talks Final Four

Fresh off a thrilling victory over the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in Spokane and a berth in her second consecutive Final Four, Brenda Frese joined Vinny and Rob to discuss the big win. 156 more words


Vols Hire Former Texas Coach Barnes

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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


Terps Knock Off Tennessee 58-48, Advance to Final Four

UPDATED: March 30, 3015 11:51 p.m.

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


Louisville has a new WR... sort of

As part of Louisville’s 2015 recruiting class, the Cardinals announced the addition of Paul Harris this past December.

Paul Harris is no longer with the team, but the player is.   180 more words

Rumor Mill

Reports: Rick Barnes Offered Tennessee Job

(CBS HOUSTON) – According to multiple reports, Rick Barnes could be leaving one UT for another.

Fired by Texas on Sunday, it appears Barnes is now close to a deal with Tennessee, one day later. 120 more words


Rick Barnes Tennessee Head Coach??

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

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