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According to ESPN sources, former Texas coach Rick Barnes is expected to be hired as Tennessee's next Basketball coach.
quote:Texas lost to Butler in the first round of the NCAA Tournament this past season.
"It looks as though it's going to happen," one source told ESPN. "It's close, but it's not done yet."
The 60-year-old Barnes was fired by Texas athletic director Steve Patterson over the weekend despite going to 16 NCAA tournaments in 17 seasons.
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