Coach Shuffle

Tubby Smith leaves Kentucky and signs with Minnesota

Posted in Basketball,Hirings by onepageguide on March 23, 2007


tubby2.jpgThe Tubby Smith era at Kentucky is over. The man who coached the Wildcats for 10 seasons and compiled a 263-83 record, will be leaving the University of Kentucky so he can be the new head basketball coach at the University of Minnesota. Smith’s new position will be announced on Friday at a news conference in Minneapolis. The move is not a big surprise even though Smith was extremely successful at Kentucky. He finally fell out of favor with boosters and fans after this year’s modest 22-12 record.

Check out the Sports Illustrated Article


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