UT taking advantage of new hoops rule 

June, 18, 2012
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AUSTIN, Texas -- It’s not often the football program is jealous of the basketball program around Texas.

But count summer as one of those times. That’s because a new NCAA rule allows Rick Barnes and his staff two hours per day and up to eight hours a week to work with guys if they are enrolled in summer school. Meanwhile Mack Brown continues to be somewhat in the dark about what goes on with his players’ development in the summer.

“We can't even meet with [players] on football over the summer,” Brown said. “We can talk to them about their personal lives and academics, but not football. Basketball has a better rule. We're pitching to the NCAA. If you are going to pay a guy a scholarship, to me you should be able to ask him to show up and work.”

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