COL BKB: Texas Tech 82, Baylor 72

LUBBOCK, Texas, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Jaye Crockett led Texas Tech to a 19-point halftime lead Wednesday and the Red Raiders pulled off an 82-72 upset of No. 13 Baylor.

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Knicks extend winning streak to 10 games ... Washington pitchers have yet to allow a run ... Richard Pitino, Minn. reach coaching deal ... Burdette reaches third round in Charleston ... Sports news from United Press International.

Richard Pitino, Minn. reach coaching deal

MINNEAPOLIS, April 3 (UPI) -- Richard Pitino, son of Louisville Coach Rick Pitino, has reached an agreement in principal to take the same job with Minnesota, the school announced Wednesday.

Minnesota fired basketball Coach Tubby Smith

MINNEAPOLIS, March 25 (UPI) -- Tubby Smith was fired Monday after six seasons as the men's basketball coach of the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

Minnesota signs Tubby Smith to extension

MINNEAPOLIS, July 23 (UPI) -- University of Minnesota basketball Coach Tubby Smith has signed a contract extension, Athletics Director Norwood Teague said Monday.

Gophers' Mbakwe hurt, out for season

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- University of Minnesota basketball forward Trevor Mbakwe has a torn knee ligament and will miss the rest of the season, school officials said Monday.

Minn. loses appeal of suit against coach

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The University of Minnesota must pay $1 million in damages to a former assistant basketball coach for taking back a job offer, an appeals court says.

COL BKB: Minnesota 87, Tenn. Tech 50

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Lawrence Westbrook hit four 3-point shots and scored 22 points Friday, boosting 18th-ranked Minnesota to an 87-50 triumph over Tennessee Tech.

Report: Minnesota hoops coach sued

MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 (UPI) -- University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Tubby Smith is being sued by a man who was rejected for an assistant's job, the Star Tribune said.

COL BKB: Kentucky 67, Central Arkansas 40

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Joe Crawford scored 20 points Tuesday as No. 22 Kentucky dispatched Central Arkansas 67-40 in the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic.

Report: Minnesota sued by former coach

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Former Minnesota men's basketball coach Jimmy Williams has filed a lawsuit against the university and Athletic Director Joel Maturi.

Tubby Smith leaves Kentucky for Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, March 22 (UPI) -- Coach Tubby Smith is leaving the Kentucky Wildcats and will take over the men's basketball team of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, several reports said Thursday.

COL BKB: Kentucky 82, Campbell 50

LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The 10th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats gave Coach Tubby Smith his 200th win at the school Wednesday night, 82-50 over Campbell.
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SLP99032108 - 21 MARCH 1999 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Kentucky head coach Tubby Smith along with his sophmore guard son Saul Smith watch as the final seconds tick down in the final game of the NCAA Midwest Regional, against Michigan State University, March 21. Michigan State beat Kentucky, 73-66. iw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

SEC Coach of the Year (1998, 2003, 2005)

Jim Phelan Coach of the Year (2005) Henry Iba Award (2003) Naismith College Coach of the Year (2003)

Orlando "Tubby" Smith (born June 30, 1951(1951-06-30)) is an American college basketball coach. He is currently the men's basketball head coach at the University of Minnesota. Smith previously served in the same role at the University of Tulsa, the University of Georgia, and most recently, University of Kentucky, where he coached the Wildcats to the 1998 NCAA championship.

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