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Rick Barnes not among top 100 sexiest in college basketball?

Posted February 17th, 2014

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Texas is always sexy, at least that’s what television producers will tell you.

But what about men’s coach Rick Barnes? Eh, not so much, according to one website that ranked the top 100 sexiest men in college basketball.

Nicole Shea, who is listed as the special projects manager for CollegeInsider.com, posted the list and it immediately caught fire on social media.

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“There are 100 people on this list, but the honor of being College Basketball’s ‘Sexiest’ goes to Montana head Wayne Tinkle,” Shea wrote. “The snow-capped mountain of a coach may look tough but he truly is a gentle giant.”

Kansas coach Bill Self made the list. So did West Virginia’s Bob Huggins, to which he quipped Monday, “Are you surprised?”

Pat Knight made the list, albeit it comes at poor timing. He was just fired by Lamar officials after going 3-22 this season.

Alas, Barnes is nowhere to be found. Without him, Barnes’ wife, Candy, would probably agree the whole list was bogus anyway.

The 19th-ranked Longhorns, who look plenty good to fans this season, continue their season with two huge road games this week. Texas travels to Iowa State on Tuesday and then plays at Kansas on Saturday.

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