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UT Coach Rick Barnes to raise money for Emerald Youth Foundation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Knoxville school is hoping to receive money from the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. 

During the challenge, fans are able to vote for their favorite NCAA Division 1 men's basketball coach. The further the coaches advance in the competition, the more money they will raise for their chosen charities. 

University of Tennessee men's basketball head coach Rick Barnes is raising money for the Emerald Youth Foundation. The organization works to help children become leaders in their community. 

Infiniti will make donations throughout the competition which will total $349,000.

People can vote over a 10-week period online


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