COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Knoxville (Tenn.) paper reports Barnes will remain with Vols

Published Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com The Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel is reporting Hickory native Rick Barnes has decided he will remain head men’s basketball coach at Tennessee rather than pursue an open job at UCLA. ESPN reported earlier Monday that the Bruins were interested in trying to hire Barnes, who played at Hickory High and Lenoir-Rhyne University. KNOXVILLE’S STORY: https://www.knoxnews.com/story/sports/college/university-of-tennessee/mens-basketball/2019/04/08/tennessee-vols-basketball-rick-barnes-ucla/3396770002/ ESPN’S STORY: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/26472062/barnes-deciding-ucla-vols   …

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: ESPN story says Barnes weighing UCLA offer or staying with Vols

Published Monday, April 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com ESPN is reporting Hickory native and former Lenoir-Rhyne University basketball player Rick Barnes is weighing his options of remaining as head coach at Tennessee or taking a lucrative offer to become the next men’s head basketball coach at UCLA. THE STORY: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/26472062/barnes-deciding-ucla-vols