AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 24: Head coach Tubby Smith of the Minnesota Golden Gophers reacts in the first half against the Florida Gators during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 24, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
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Friday (The Pitino Gophers) edition: Wha' Happened?
Call us crazy, but in the little over a month since Pitino took over, we already have a better sense for the style his team will play, his sense of accountability and his personal work ethic than we ever really did with his predecessor, Tubby Smith. We'r 5/17/13 from Minneapolis Star Tribune Read more »
Tubby Smith calls Texas Tech the toughest job yet
Tubby Smith made the rounds in Amarillo as part of the Texas Tech Tailgate Tour on Wednesday and caught up with the Amarillo Globe-News while in town. In a question and answer format, Smith said his new job presents some different challenges than his pre from Dallas Morning News - Blogs Read more »
Driving dunk by ancient Tayshaun Prince conjures glory days of unique NBA champs -- the '04 Pistons
Prince was the spider-armed kid from Compton, Calif., who'd played two years at Kentucky for Tubby Smith before bolting for the NBA. As a rangy winger, he fit perfectly onto a team that had the brainy point guard (Chauncey Billups), the mean pivotman (Be from PennLive.com Read more »
Foster to follow Tubby Smith to Texas Tech
This is Amelia Rayno's second season on the Gophers' basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina (Go Tar Heels!), where fanhood is not an option. In 2010, she joined the Star Tribune after graduating from Boston's Emerson College, w from Minneapolis Star Tribune Read more »
Robert Turner Becomes First Signee Of Tubby Smith Era
"Robert Turner is an outstanding point guard that we believe will bring great leadership and toughness to our program," said Smith. "He is a young man that played on an outstanding New Mexico Junior College team that won their region and advanced to the from Texas Tech Official Athletic Site Read more »