There were many factors leading to the departure of Tubby Smith from the Wildcats. The primary reason given was that he was "worn down" by living in the constant spotlight that Kentucky Basketball shone in. The pressures at Kentucky are probably the highest in American sports. Additionally, he had come under fire for several years do to lax recruiting, multiple ten-loss seasons and a history of playing a slow, grind-it-out style of basketball that while sometimes effective, is typically boring to watch. Fans clamored for an up-tempo style game, utilized by his predecessor, Rick Pitino.
1 (1998) with Kentucky
Tubby Smith, now the coach of the Minnesots Golden Gophers.
Tubby Smith was born on 1951-06-30.
One, he coached Kentucky to the national championship in his year as the coach there in 1998.
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The University of Kentucky last won the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in 1998. Tubby Smith was the head coach and the tournament's Most Outstanding Player was Jeff Sheppard.
The coach of the Men's basketball team was Orlando "Tubby" Smith. The coach of the Women's basketball team was Mickie DeMoss The coach of the football team was Rich Brooks.
Head Coach - 2007 Tubby Smith 1-1 was released on: USA: 12 March 2007
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