March 22, 2007 was the day that Tubby Smith made the move from Kentucky to Minnesota. He felt the love right away. But six years later, Tubby is gone. And Gopher fans aren’t really sure what to make of his time here.
Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague says a basketball practice facility is a top priority among the department’s goals for Gophers sports.
Minnesota assistant Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days.
Joel Maturi put the “go” in Gophers over his 10 years as Minnesota’s athletics director. One piece of advice he’s passed on to his successor?
On his first day on the job as the new athletic director at Minnesota, Norwood Teague proclaimed the long-talked about and exhaustively negotiated contract extension for men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith “at the very end” of completion.
It’s off to work on Monday for the new athletic director at the University of Minnesota. Norwood Teague got the job back in April.
Joel Maturi’s tenure is almost over as the University of Minnesota’s athletic director. Maturi recently took some time to look back at a life lived, where often times work had to come before everything else.
The Vikings second first round pick, Harrison Smith out of Notre Dame, has quite a connection to his childhood team in Tennessee. Former Viking Tim Irwin was Smith’s childhood coach, and currently coaches Smith’s younger brother.
One of Norwood Teague’s first tasks as Minnesota’s new athletic director will be to address the contract of men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith.
Norwood Teague, whose moves helped transform Virginia Commonwealth into a national basketball power, is the new athletic director at the University of Minnesota.
Virginia Commonwealth athletics director Norwood Teague has been announced as a finalist to be the next athletics director at Minnesota.