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Report: Rick Barnes Is Not Expected Back As Texas' Head Coach

A report emerged yesterday from The Dallas Morning News stating that Texas basketball head coach Rick Barnes would need to make substantial changes within the basketball program in order to keep his job. 

Now, Jerry Meyer of 247Sports' is reporting that Barnes is unlikely to return as the Longhorns' coach, citing Barnes' unwillingness to comply with Athletic Director Steve Patterson's demands for change.

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— Jerry Meyer (@jerrymeyer247)

#Bolt: Expecting an entire staff change at Texas. http://t.co/j1hTdvqQTP@Horns247

— Jerry Meyer (@jerrymeyer247) March 27, 2015

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If Meyer's report is true, that Texas job could be a very enticing opening on the annual spring coaching carousel. Also, Barnes is only 60 years old, so expect him to get a shot elsewhere.