Rick Barnes

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Texas v Cincinnati

Cincinnati Holds Off Texas 65-59 In NCAA Tourney

Yancy Gates had 15 points and 10 rebounds as Cincinnati withstood a late rally by Texas to win 65-59 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament’s East Regional.


Texas Longhorns v Iowa State Cyclones

Texas Gets 14th Consecutive NCAA Tournament Bid

Coach Rick Barnes and the Texas Longhorns are going to their 14th consecutive NCAA tournament.


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Texas’ Barnes Rips Teams For Late-Season Mistakes

The Longhorns are scrambling to earn an invitation to the NCAA tournament. Their coach sounds like he wonders if he’s leading a team worthy of one.


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Brown Leads Longhorns Over Nicholls State 93-40

After the Longhorns had four games with four different leading scorers, J’Covan Brown totaled 23 points in their 93-40 victory against Nicholls State.


Texas State Capitol

Texas Lawmakers Criticize Raise For Rick Barnes

Several Texas senators are criticizing a $200,000 raise for Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes as the university faces likely budget cuts.


Texas Longhorns head coach Rick Barnes looks on during their quarterfinal game against the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center on March 10, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Texas Coach Rick Barnes Gets $200,000 Raise

Texas Longhorns basketball coach Rick Barnes has received a $200,000 raise that boosts his pay to $2.4 million.