- Tennessee Volunteer Basketball has announced a contract extension for head coach Rick Barnes.
- The extension runs through the 2027-28 season and includes an increase in salary each year.
- Barnes has led the Volunteers to five NCAA Tournament appearances and a recent Sweet 16 appearance.
The University of Tennessee has extended head basketball coach Rick Barnes’ contract by one year, running through the 2027-28 season. Despite no raise in pay, Barnes will continue to make $5.45 million annually, with a $100,000 increase each season. With his ninth season leading the Volunteers, Barnes has stabilized the program and led the team to five NCAA Tournament appearances. Tennessee is highly regarded as a top ten team for the upcoming 2023-24 season. Tennessee fans are excited for the future and the quest for championships under Barnes’ leadership.Read more at Rocky Top Talk
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