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Rick Barnes wins Big 12 Coach of the Year, hangs with Justin Bieber

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It was a big couple of days for the Texas head basketball coach.

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Hours after Texas Longhorns head basketball coach Rick Barnes earned Big 12 Coach of the Year honors as a nod to his team's unexpectedly strong play this season, the Longhorn Network tweeted out an Instagram photo of Barnes with musician Justin Bieber:

Bieber had made a surprise appearance on Sunday night at Banger's on Rainey Street to play a show and apparently took the opportunity to stop by the Texas basketball facilities.

So, of course, Twitter had jokes and SBNation.com had a disturbing face swap for anyone who has ever wondered what Barnes would look like with tattoos.

And there was also this: