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  1. Tennessee freshman forward Tariq Owens to request release from scholarship

    Apr 2, 2015, 8:23 PM EDT

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    Owens didn’t see much playing time as a freshman, and according to his father there was a concern that he would be recruited over by Rick Barnes.

  2. Rick Barnes is no longer the head coach at Texas

    Mar 28, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Barnes coached at Texas for 17 seasons.

  3. Sources: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

    Mar 27, 2015, 3:36 PM EDT

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    Rick Barnes has been with Texas for 17 seasons.

  4. No. 6 Butler eliminates No. 11 Texas, but Roosevelt Jones sprains left knee

    Mar 19, 2015, 5:20 PM EDT

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    When their most important player, Roosevelt Jones, left the game momentarily with a sprained left knee Butler went on an 11-0 run.

  5. Concussion to keep Texas forward out of Wednesday’s game against TCU

    Feb 11, 2015, 7:54 PM EDT

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    While Jonathan Holmes will miss his second consecutive game, Javan Felix (concussion) will return after missing the Longhorns’ last two games.

  6. Texas point guard cleared to return for Saturday’s Big 12 opener at Texas Tech

    Jan 2, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Isaiah Taylor will make his return Saturday at Texas Tech after missing the last nine games with a fractured left wrist.

  7. New Year’s Resolutions: Texas Longhorns

    Dec 17, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Defense and turnovers will be the keys for Texas when Big 12 play begins.

  8. Texas guard will transfer

    Dec 16, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Texas is already without Isaiah Taylor and lost more guard depth on Tuesday.

  9. The ‘Chaminade Crew’ and how Jonathan Holmes has changed the culture of Texas hoops

    Nov 21, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

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    Like the rest of the 2011 recruiting class, Jonathan Holmes could have left Texas. Instead he made the decision to stay, and he and the Longhorns are better because of it.

  10. To turn Texas around, Rick Barnes first needed to change the culture of his team

    Nov 11, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT

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    All it took was a loss at Houston and some fortunate scheduling from the NCAA.

  11. Top 25 Countdown: No. 8 Texas Longhorns

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

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    How can Texas build off of last seasons surprising success?

  12. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Texas keeps in-state momentum going, Rhoades rebuilding at Rice

    Oct 27, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.

  13. Four-star shooting guard verbally commits to Texas

    Oct 24, 2014, 12:13 PM EDT

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    Texas now has two four-star commitments, with Kerwin Roach joining Eric Davis on Friday.

  14. Report: Texas plans to start paying their athletes $10,000 stipend

    Oct 22, 2014, 3:18 PM EDT

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    The Longhorns are the first school in the country to do this.

  15. Suspended Texas guard withdraws from school

    Oct 9, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT

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    Walker was suspended indefinitely in mid-September following his arrest on a misdemeanor assault charge.

  16. Texas lands impact four-star guard in 2015 recruiting class

    Sep 16, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

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    The Longhorns pull in a commitment from a good guard in 2015.

  17. Texas suspends reserve guard indefinitely following assault charge

    Sep 12, 2014, 9:19 AM EDT

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    Martez Walker averaged 4.7 points and 2.3 rebounds as a freshman.

  18. Bounceback season lands formerly maligned Big 12 coach an extension

    Aug 21, 2014, 7:21 PM EDT

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    Rick Barnes entered last season on nearly every pundit’s “hot seat” rankings, only to turn things around and win 24 games.

  19. Could Rick Barnes be getting a contract extension?

    Aug 15, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

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    Rick Barnes current contract runs through 2017.

  20. What a difference a year makes for Texas, Rick Barnes

    May 2, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Last spring many had Texas head coach Rick Barnes on the hot seat. This spring, he and his Longhorns are in much better shape.

  21. Cameron Ridley sends Texas through to the Round of 32

    Mar 21, 2014, 2:12 AM EDT

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    Rick Barnes was fired before the season began. Now he’s in the Round of 32 thanks to Cameron Ridley.

  22. Texas forward Jonathan Holmes to undergo MRI on right knee Sunday

    Feb 8, 2014, 9:54 PM EDT

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    No. 15 Texas entered Saturday’s game at Kansas State riding a seven-game win streak, with Rick Barnes’ team not only well on its way to earning an NCAA tournament bid also sitting just a game behind Kansas in the Big 12 standings. But the Longhorns ran into a buzz saw in Manhattan, with Marcus Foster…

  23. No. 25 Texas makes statement in win over No. 6 Kansas

    Feb 1, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT

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    When it comes to discussing the surprising season that No. 25 Texas has enjoyed up to this point, the prevailing story is one of a team that made multiple additions by subtraction with talented players who had little desire to be a part of Rick Barnes’ program hitting the road. Is there truth in that?…

  24. Texas hangs on to beat No. 14 North Carolina in Chapel Hill

    Dec 18, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Just about any preseason “hot seat” list included Texas head coach Rick Barnes, and with the change in athletic director on the “40 Acres” there was enough conversation to make one think that this season would be nothing more than a lengthy testimonial of sorts for the veteran coach. With just two upperclassmen, bouncing back…

  25. Rick Barnes: ‘I imagine what Roy [Williams] is going through’ waiting for NCAA decision

    Dec 17, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT

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    It’s the end of the first semester and No. 14 North Carolina is still waiting for a decision from the NCAA on the eligibility status of guards P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald. The Tar Heels have been without the duo for the first nine games of the season, and they will both likely be in street…