Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.
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.”
An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years, says he isn’t bitter about being fired.
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.
Texas coach Rick Barnes expected proper screens. He wanted crisp movement. He received neither.
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.
Markel Brown scored 27 points and Marcus Smart added 24 to help No. 11 Oklahoma State defeat Barnes’ Longhorns 87-74 Wednesday night.
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.
Texas guard Sheldon McClellan, who ranked second on the team in scoring, will transfer after a season of clashes with coach Rick Barnes.
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
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.
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.