Report: A Texas size raise for Barnes

According to The Austin American-Statesman, Texas head coach Rick Barnes will receive a hefty raise that will keep him on the bench for the Longhorns.

The Austin American-Statesman: Barnes to get $400,000 raise to remain at Texas

"I'm told that Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes has agreed to a contract raise that will increase his salary more than $400,000 and put him among the five highest-paid basketball coaches in the country."

"Barnes and Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds have met several times this week and come to an agreement on a salary that will top $1.7 million a year."

"The news should finally end the speculation that Barnes is keeping open the possibility that he could return to his home state and accept the head coaching position at North Carolina State."


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