Based on the coached who led their teams to the NCAA Tournament, Rick Barnes is the 10th-highest paid coach of the 68 coaches.
The data was compiled by USAToday.com. Because all salary is coming straight from the University of Texas (none from outside), Barnes has a total pay of $2.4 million. Rick Barnes ranks second in the Big 12 behind Kansas’ Bill Self ($3,633,657 in total pay). The number 1 ranked basketball coach is Kentucky’s John Calipari with $5,387,978, with $400,400 coming from outside sources.
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