UT set to announce Barnes as coach
Rick Barnes has accepted the head coaching position at Tennessee. According to a source close to the situation, Tennessee will hold a press conference this afternoon announcing Barnes as their next head coach. The press conference is tentatively set for 4:00 ET. Barnes was fired from Texas on Sunday after a 17 year stint with the Longhorns. Barnes reached the NCAA Tournament all but one yea, won a trio of Big 12 conference titles and made one final four. Tennessee parted ways with Donnie Tyndall on Friday after just one season due to a NCAA investigation.
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