Despite winning the team's first NCAA Tournament game since 1997 — and that win was vacated — Tubby Smith has been fired at Minnesota.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fired Tubby Smith on Monday, cutting ties with the veteran coach one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Florida in the NCAA tournament. Athletics director Norwood Teague announced the decision Monday and said it was

College basketball coach Tubby Smith coached the 11-seeded University of Minnesota men's basketball team past six-seeded UCLA in the second round of the men's NCAA basketball tournament, but the team lost to

I covered La Salle's two NCAA Tournament games in Kansas City last weekend for The New York Times, and I immediately thought of the Explorers this morning when news spread that the University of Minnesota fired its basketball coach, Tubby Smith, after

I covered La Salle's two NCAA Tournament games in Kansas City last weekend for The New York Times, and I immediately thought of the Explorers this morning when news spread that the University of Minnesota fired its basketball coach, Tubby Smith, after