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Report: U of M basketball coach Tubby Smith fired

Published 12:19pm Monday, March 25, 2013 Updated 4:21pm Monday, March 25, 2013

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith has been fired, according to a report from Jeff Goodman, college basketball insider at

Smith spent the past six seasons with the Gophers, coaching them to a 124-81 overall record and 46-62 record in the Big Ten. The Gophers won their opening round of the NCAA tournament Friday against UCLA by an 83-63 score but lost to Florida Sunday 78-64.

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