Rick Barnes said Tuesday that his $5 million buyout at Tennessee was the hurdle in taking the UCLA job.
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- 11/6W 86-41
- 11/9W 87-65
- 11/13W 66-53
- 11/21W 92-81
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- 12/19W 83-70
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- 1/8W 87-63
- 1/12W 78-67
- 1/15W 106-87
- 1/19W 71-68
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- 1/26W 83-66
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- 2/5W 72-60
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- 2/19W 58-46
- 2/2313L 82-80
- 2/27W 73-71
- 3/24W 71-52
- 3/5W 71-54
- 3/9L 84-80
- 3/15W 83-76
- 3/164W 82-78
- 3/1722L 84-64
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Rick Barnes said his interest in UCLA had nothing to do with Tennessee and was all about the intrigue of leading the Bruins back to the glory they reached under the great John Wooden.
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Tennessee forward Grant Williams says he is entering the NBA draft to "test the waters," but the consensus All-America selection hasn't ruled out the possibility of returning for his senior season.
The Spartans have nearly everyone back from their Final Four team and project as next season's team to beat.
Coach Rick Barnes will remain at Tennessee despite a hard push by UCLA.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes is trying to decide between staying with the Vols or accepting the UCLA job, sources told ESPN.
Tennessee's Rick Barnes is the latest to emerge as a candidate for the vacant UCLA job, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. Barnes has been with the Volunteers since 2015. News of Barnes' candidacy was first reported by 247Sports.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes was named the Naismith Coach of the Year on Sunday, edging out Texas Tech's Chris Beard, Virginia's Tony Bennett and Houston's Kelvin Sampson for the honor.
Duke teammates RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson are among the 10 players named to the John R. Wooden Award All-American team. Ja Morant of Murray State and Tennessee's Grant Williams were also invited to the award presentation in Los Angeles.
Tennessee guard Jordan Bone, who averaged 13.5 points and 5.8 assists while earning all second-team SEC honors, can withdraw from NBA draft consideration by May 29.
Duke's Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett are the 11th pair of teammates to be named to the AP All-America first team and first freshman teammates since Kentucky's DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall in 2010.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said a foul call on Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner was correct in Thursday's overtime loss to Purdue in the NCAA tournament. Purdue's Carsen Edwards hit two of three free throws after the call, forcing overtime.
Carsen Edwards scored 29 points as Purdue advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000, needing overtime to beat Tennessee 99-94 Thursday night after blowing an 18-point lead.
The Boilermakers hadn't advanced in four tries under Matt Painter, but they fought back to force OT and eliminate Tennessee.
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Admiral Schofield had 19 points and No. 2 seed Tennessee held off a second-half rally by No. 15 seed Colgate to get a 77-70 win in the NCAA Tournament opening round Friday afternoon.