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Texas Basketball rolls by TCU 66-43 as Barnes wins 600th game

Head coach Rick Barnes celebrates his 600th career win (Photo: courtesy UT Athletics Photography).

Head coach Rick Barnes celebrates his 600th career win (Photo: courtesy UT Athletics Photography).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN – Texas played to its strengths Wednesday, using a keen outside-in game spurred by Javan Felix’s 16 points and Cameron Ridley’s 15 points and 12 rebounds to dominate outmatched TCU 66-43 before a crowd of 8,634 at the Erwin Center.

The win marked the 600th of coach Rick Barnes' career (he’s now 600-308 in 28 seasons as a collegiate head coach). With the victory, Barnes becomes the 13th active NCAA Division I men’s basketball head coach to reach the 600-win milestone.

Felix shot 5-of-8 from

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .