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  1. Three-star guard/forward becomes Texas Tech’s second 2015 commitment

    Oct 19, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

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    With Texas Tech’s top two guards being upperclassmen, C.J. Williamson’s commitment is an important one for the program.

  2. Tubby Smith crashes motorcycle at Texas Tech’s ‘Showtime’ event (VIDEO)

    Oct 17, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT

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    “Who is the man, who would risk his neck for his brother man?” Tubby, can you dig it?

  3. Sheryl Swoopes’ son commits to Texas Tech

    Oct 12, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

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    The son of the WNBA all-time great is regarded as a three-star prospect.

  4. Texas Tech adds late 2014 commitment to its front court

    Aug 15, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT

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    6-foot-10 Isaiah Manderson gives Texas Tech some much-needed size heading into the 2014-15 season.

  5. Can Tubby Smith save Texas Tech?

    Nov 5, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    I couldn’t get anyone to say anything interesting about Tubby Smith. I thought this might hinder my efforts to write a feature about his first season at Texas Tech, until I realized something important.. Tubby Smith isn’t in the business of being interesting. That’s part of what made him an ill fit at Kentucky, where…

  6. Tubby Smith nabs his first recruit at Texas Tech

    Apr 27, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT

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    Tubby Smith hasn’t been the head coach at Texas Tech for long, but he knows as well as anyone that you have to hit the ground running when you start a new job. He did just that, finding an experienced point guard to take the reins at Tech. Rob Turner of New Mexico Junior College…

  7. Tubby Smith reportedly in consideration for Texas Tech coaching vacancy

    Mar 31, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT

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    After dealing with the allegations of player mistreatment that surrounded former coach Billy Gillispie and enduring a 3-15 Big 12 finish this season, it appears Texas Tech might be going in another direction. According to the Associated Press, Texas Tech is in talks with former Minnesota coach Tubby Smith to possibly bring him on board…

  8. Minnesota’s Saul Smith will return to the team in November

    Oct 26, 2012, 7:51 PM EDT

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    Saul Smith, son of head coach Tubby Smith, will not be fired as an assistant coach following a drunken-driving arrest earlier this week and will return to the Golden Gopher sideline Nov. 13. Smith spent the last five days on unpaid leave. Since then, he has been put back on the payroll by the university…

  9. Minnesota’s Trevor Mbakwe deals with summer DWI

    Oct 12, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT

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    On Sept. 10, Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe plead guilty to a DWI he was arrested for back in July. Friday was the Golden Gophers’ media day and the former All-Big Ten forward told reporters that he has already been reprimanded by head coach Tubby Smith. “It’s something that happened earlier in the summer time. Coach…

  10. Is Tubby Smith a Minnesota lifer?

    Apr 20, 2012, 9:34 PM EDT

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    It seems like every time a BCS-level job comes open, Tubby Smith’s name is mentioned prominently as a possible hire. His name has been dropped everywhere from Oregon (prior to Dana Altman’s hiring) to LSU (where Johnny Jones took over for the recently departed Trent Johnson) and everywhere in-between. It begs the question: is Tubby…

  11. Tubby Smith on thin ice in Minnesota?

    May 27, 2010, 1:46 AM EDT

    ALLEN FREDRICKSON / Reuters Tubby Smith’s rough spring just got worse. First, it was the player exodus. Highly touted freshman Royce White left the team at the end of last season while suspended for legal issues. Junior Paul Carter transferred to Illinois-Chicago. Freshman Justin Cobbs is home in California looking for a school closer to…