Tubby Smith

Gophers’ Close to Extension for Tubby
Gophers’ Close to Extension for Tubby
Norwood Teague starting his new job as Athletic Director at the University of Minnesota Monday and he said they are close to working out a long term contract for Men's basketball coach Tubby Smith. He says they may have an announcement soon. Teague inherits a department that has stability in his 3 revenue sports. Jerry Kill is locked up to a long term contract as football coach and Don Lucia is firmly entrenced as head men's hockey coach.
Gopher Basketball Hosts #6 Michigan State Tonight (poll)
Gopher Basketball Hosts #6 Michigan State Tonight (poll)
The Gopher men's basketball team hosts 6th ranked Michigan State at 7:30 tonight, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 7:00. Minnesota is 5-9 in the Big Ten and needing a win while Michigan State is 11-3 in the Big Ten and in contention for a #1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament. The Gophers are barely on the bubble for a NCAA tournament berth with a 17-10 overall record.