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Former Texas HC Rick Barnes was told he would return after Butler loss

After "some things changed," the longtime head coach confirmed that he wasn't willing to sacrifice those close to him by firing his assistants. In an emotional final press conference, Rick Barnes discussed his 17 seasons with the Texas Longhorns, his deep faith, and his affection for the program after Barnes and the school "mutually" agreed to part ways on Sunday after days of speculation and reports about his future. "It's like someone told me TJ Ford tweeted -- you want the fairy tale ending, you want it all to end right, but sometimes you don't get what you want in life when you want...

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