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Texas Longhorns Basketball Coaching Search: Shaka Smart and Gregg Marshall Quick Hitters

The latest Twitter rumors related to the Texas basketball coaching search. The silliness has begun. With the Texas head basketball coaching spot now formally open, rumors and reports are circulating around just who might be taking the job. A Richmond, VA TV station is reporting that "a source close to the Texas Longhorns basketball program" has indicated that VCU head coach Shaka Smart is Texas' top choice to fill the now open head coaching spot. #ShakaWatch2015: Texas Longhorns Eyeing Shaka Smart. Story on @8NEWS: http://t.co/tWqNmD8CKn pic.twitter.com/x30ZBjI8MK — Chip Brierre...

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UT basketball: Turner declares for NBA draft

AUSTIN — Myles Turner announced his intention to attend Texas by donning a bucket hat. Less than a year later, he referred to himself as a “UT alum” on YouTube. Turner, a 6-foot-11 forward who spent one season with the Longhorns after being hailed as one of the nation’s most prized recruits, released a video […]

Rick Barnes said he was told he would be back following Texas’ NCAA tourney loss to Butler

AUSTIN –  Rick Barnes said he was promised another year as men’s basketball coach at Texas following an NCAA loss to Butler. “I was told after our last game that I would be back as coach — and some things …

Texas, Barnes ‘mutually’ agree to part ways

AUSTIN — Texas and men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes have “mutually agreed to part ways” after 17 seasons and a program-record 402 victories, the school announced on Sunday. Barnes, who led the Longhorns to the NCAA tournament 16 times, was expected to address the media during an afternoon press conference on campus. His $2.55-million-per-year contract […]
National Reaction: Texas fires Rick Barnes

National Reaction: Texas fires Rick Barnes

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Report: Barnes out as UT men’s basketball coach

AUSTIN – Rick Barnes, who won more games than any men’s basketball coach in Texas history and took the Longhorns to 16 NCAA tournaments, will not return for an 18th season, the Austin American-Statesman reported Saturday. Barnes and athletic director Steve Patterson did not immediately return calls requesting comment. Barnes, 60, had four years remaining […]
Timeline: A look at Rick Barnes’ 17 years (so far?) at the University of Texas

Timeline: A look at Rick Barnes’ 17 years (so far?) at the University of Texas

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Source: Texas AD Patterson wants Barnes to make changes

AUSTIN — In two meetings concerning the future of Texas’ men’s basketball program, athletic director Steve Patterson told coach Rick Barnes he needs to make significant changes in order to keep his job, a source with knowledge of the talks said Thursday. “(Patterson) told him the status quo is unacceptable,” said the source, who asked […]
Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh focused on recruiting Texas; will host camp in Dallas-area

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh focused on recruiting Texas; will host camp in Dallas-area

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Longhorns to partner with apparel company owned by Dallas Cowboys

Longhorns to partner with apparel company owned by Dallas Cowboys

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Texas Quotable: Strong discusses quarterbacks, Malik Jefferson, Big 12 title hopes

Texas Quotable: Strong discusses quarterbacks, Malik Jefferson, Big 12 title hopes

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Texas freshman Myles Turner hasn’t decided whether to enter NBA draft, his dad says

Myles Turner, the Texas center who is projected as a lottery pick in this year’s NBA draft, hasn’t made a decision about returning for his sophomore season, his father said. “We’re waiting right now,” David Turner said Friday afternoon. “He’s …

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