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Tubby Smith Lands New Job

AP | BETSY BLANEY and JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Tubby Smith is headed to Texas Tech to try to turn around another wayward program. Smith was hired Monday, the school announced lat...

Tubby Fired

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Tubby Smith was hailed as a rescuer when he came to Minnesota from Kentucky in 2007, a championship-certified coach who would rest...

PREDICT: Florida Vs. Minnesota

Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

No. 3 seed Florida will face No. 11 seed Minnesota in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the South Region. Florida dominated 14-seeded North...

BLOWOUT

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 05.22.2013 | Sports

AUSTIN, Texas — Minnesota coach Tubby Smith got the win he needed to calm down his critics at home. UCLA's Ben Howland took a loss that will onl...

UCLA vs. Minnesota

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 6 UCLA will face No. 11 Minnesota in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. UCLA closed out the season winning seven...

What Makes March Madness Great

Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

Nothing exemplifies the madness of March quite like buzzer beaters and the over-the-top calls of Gus Johnson. Thanks to a thrilling game in the Big Te...

Bubble Watch: Kentucky, Virginia Among Teams With Work To Do

Posted 03.12.2013 | Sports

With the NCAA Tournament's dance card filling up, college basketball teams still on the bubble are running out of time to bolster their claims for a s...

Down Goes No. 1

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 04.28.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Indiana was starting to settle in again at No. 1 after weeks of shuffling at the top of the national rankings in this wildly unpre...

Tubby Smith Dancing? Tubby Smith Dancing

Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

The Minnesota Gophers added another big win on Thursday night, notching their fourth win over a ranked opponent upsetting No. 20 Wisconsin in overtime...

No. 20 Wisconsin Upset

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eight minutes and 48 seconds without scoring. Eleven minutes and one second without making a basket....

NDSU Unable To Overcome No. 13 Minnesota

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rodney Williams scored a season-high 19 points, including a 360-degree dunk off a fast break, and Trevor Mbakwe grabbed a career-high 1...

Minnesota Drops FSU In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton could only envy Minnesota's Tubby Smith on Tuesday night. Hamilton expected his team would ...

'The Maturation of Mason Plumlee'

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 11.23.2012 | Sports

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- It sounds as if Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is putting together a screenplay: "The Maturation of Mason Plumlee." So far th...

Gophers Collapse Against Michigan

AP | By MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Tubby Smith was facing the same predicament Friday night as he was one year ago. Minnesota's coach sat in stoic disbelief, trying to ...

Minnesota Rallies To Top Northwestern In Overtime

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Northwestern had one goal this season — earning the school's first NCAA tournament bid. The Wildcats can't do a...

College Coach Rips His Struggling Team

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Tubby Smith has seen enough. Mired in the first four-game losing streak of his four-year tenure as coach at Minnesota, Smith lash...

Xavier vs. Minnesota: Watch LIVE Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Xavier & Minnesota face off on Friday in Round 1 of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. Tipoff is at 12:25 PM Eastern (9:25 AM Pacific). 6-seed Xavier is a one-...