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Tennessee and Rick Barnes closing in on deal

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Multiple outlets reported Monday afternoon that Tennessee and former Texas head basketball coach Rick Barnes are closing in on a deal for Barnes to be the next head basketball coach at Tennessee.

Barnes was fired by Texas on Sunday after coaching the Longhorns for 17 seasons. He led his team to the NCAA tournament in 16 of those 17 seasons, including five trips to the Sweet Sixteen, three to the Elite Eight and one to the Final Four in 2003. He is one of only 13 active coaches with more than 600 wins.

However, he hasn't advanced Texas past ...

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News

All-Sing celebrates 80th year

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

All Campus Events (ACE) began Spring Semester with its 80th annual All-Sing competition Saturday night at the Knoxville Convention Center.

This year’s theme “ACE ACE BABY: All-Sing Through the Decades” was chosen in recognition of the event’s 80th ...

Entertainment

RPG disappoints, feels empty

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

“Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” is exactly the kind of name you should avoid when putting an RPG together. There is nothing even remotely inviting about it. Nobody has any preconceived notions about what “Amalur” is, being a world made up ...

Sports

Students should watch Diamond Vols on rise

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

After a 7-0 start, it’s time for Tennessee baseball fans to make travel plans for the College World Series, right?

Not quite, at least not this year, but first-year coach Dave Serrano has the Vols headed in the right ...

Viewpoint
Letter to the Editor

CPC exhibits abused, privilege lost

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In response to  Emily DeLanzo’s article “Hate poisons student art,” I am unreservedly disappointed. I am disappointed that the “Velcro Poetry” has been removed and will probably never return, that it has been so sickeningly misused and that the ...