Tubby Smith

New Gopher
Minnesota has as new basketball coach. Richard Pitrino, son of Louisville coach Rick Patrino, takes over for Tubby Smith who was fired on Monday.
Who Will Replace Tubby Smith?
The Minnesota Gophers fan base seems to be split on the decision that was made by their AD Norwood Teague to fire Tubby Smith.
They did make the move and now are in search of their next head coach.
The problem does not sit with the fact that the University of Minnesota wont offer whomever a great deal…
Was It Right?
Tubby Smith had his best team, signed a contract extension through the 2016-2017 season last summer, and it looked like he was going to be the guy in Minnesota for awhile until the news broke today about his future.
Tubby Smith Fired
Tubby Smith had the most wins in the first five years of the Minnesota Gophers program and just got the Gophers a win in the NCAA Tournament, yet it wasn't enough to keep his job.
Athletic Director Norwood Teague officially made the announcement Monday afternoon that the program would be moving …
Gophers in a slump
Minnesota has developed a troubling pattern since hiring coach Tubby Smith: a midseason slide. The Gophers are counting on a return home this week to help restore their rhythm and turn the current four-game losing streak into an aberration rather than a trend.
Minnesota Tops USC
Minnesota made the long trip West worthwhile, extending its winning streak to six games and giving coach Tubby Smith his 500th career victory. Andre Hollins led four players in double figures with 14 points in the 14th-ranked Gophers' 71-57 win over Southern California on Saturday night.
Gophers’ Saul Smith On Unpaid Leave
Minnesota assistant basketball coach Saul Smith, the son of head coach Tubby Smith, has been placed on indefinite unpaid leave by the university after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.