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Shaka Smart Heading To Texas

Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.

04/03/2015

Head coach Rick Barnes of the Texas Longhorns reacts in the second half against the Butler Bulldogs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Vols Hire Former Texas Coach Barnes

Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. They announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an “elite basketball coach in every respect.”

03/31/2015

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Rick Barnes Says He Wanted To Stay As Texas Coach

An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years, says he isn’t bitter about being fired.

CBS 11–03/29/2015

Head coach Rick Barnes of the Texas Longhorns receives the game ball after winning his 600th game. (credit: Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Texas Coach Barnes Gets 600th Win

His head clear again and not hurting, Texas guard Javan Felix was back in the game to help give Longhorns coach Rick Barnes a milestone victory.

02/12/2015

AUSTIN, TX - DECEMBER 23:Myles Turner #52 of the Texas Longhorns grabsa rebound  from Reid Travis #22 of the Stanford Cardinal at the Frank Erwin Center on December 23, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Stanford Upsets No. 9 Texas In Overtime 74-71

Texas coach Rick Barnes expected proper screens. He wanted crisp movement. He received neither.

12/24/2014

Martez Walker #24 of the Texas Longhorns looks to pass the basketball in the first half of play against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the game at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 20, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Longhorns Basketball Player Walker Suspended

University of Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes says Martez Walker has been suspended from the team indefinitely after the sophomore was charged with misdemeanor assault.

09/12/2014

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Miscues Cost Texas In Loss To No. 11 Oklahoma St

Markel Brown scored 27 points and Marcus Smart added 24 to help No. 11 Oklahoma State defeat Barnes’ Longhorns 87-74 Wednesday night.

01/09/2014

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After Slow Decline, Barnes’ Future Uncertain With Longhorns

The Texas Longhorns have been in a long, steady decline. And given the player exodus since last season, coach Rick Barnes is under increasing pressure to make a quick turnaround.

10/29/2013

Texas v Baylor

2nd Leading Texas Scorer McClellan To Transfer

Texas guard Sheldon McClellan, who ranked second on the team in scoring, will transfer after a season of clashes with coach Rick Barnes.

03/28/2013

Texas Longhorns v Iowa State Cyclones

Texas Out Of NCAA Tournament, First Time Since ’98

The Longhorns crashed out of the Big 12 tournament Thursday night and for the first time since 1998 won’t be playing in the NCAA tournament

03/15/2013

Myck Kabongo, Texas Longhorns

‘Baffled’ Barnes Needs Texas Spark From Kabongo

Texas is bumbling along at 10-13 and desperate for point guard Myck Kabongo to give the Longhorns a big lift when he returns Wednesday from a 23-game NCAA suspension.

02/12/2013

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Texas G Kabongo Says He’s Ready To Play

Kabongo was suspended for accepting impermissible benefits in relation to a trip to Cleveland in 2012, and providing false statements during a university investigation into the infractions.

02/11/2013

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