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Mike Max’s News And Notes For April 28, 2012

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.

04/28/2012

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Tubby Smith: ‘I Still Have That Fire In My Belly’

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.

04/24/2012

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Tubby Smith Rumored To Be In Mix For LSU Job

It seems like every year since he’s coached the Gopher basketball team, Tubby smith has been rumored to be in the mix for other coaching jobs in the offseason.

04/13/2012

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Gophers’ Tubby Smith Expects Contract Deal Will Get Done

Tubby Smith has been asked about getting a contract extension at Minnesota for well over a year now, and that doesn’t figure to change anytime soon.

04/05/2012

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Gophers Finish Eventful Season With Fuel For Next

Minnesota’s run to a runner-up finish in the National Invitation Tournament was more than a consolation gift at the end of another up-and-down season under coach Tubby Smith.

03/30/2012

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Gopher Coach Tubby Smith On N I T Championship Game

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith previewed the NIT title match-up with Stanford on the Morning News with Dave Lee

03/29/2012

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Minnesota, Stanford To Meet In NIT Championship Game

Minnesota and Stanford face off in Thursday’s NIT title game looking to prove how far they’ve come.

03/28/2012

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Minnesota Can Smile After Whipping Nebraska 81-69

Chip Armelin scored a career-high 20 points with seven rebounds, Rodney Williams had 16 points, eight rebounds and three crowd-pleasing dunks and Minnesota stopped a six-game losing streak with an 81-69 win over Nebraska on Saturday.

03/03/2012

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Minnesota’s Welch Could Play ‘A Little’ In Finale

Minnesota point guard Julian Welch could play some in the final regular season game against Nebraska.

03/02/2012

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Minnesota Falls 52-45 To No. 14 Wisconsin

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has been begging his players to get aggressive on offense and take the ball to the hoop.

02/28/2012

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Gopher Hoops Update With Coach Tubby Smith

Tubby Smith says his University of Minnesota men’s basketball team can still make the NCAA playoffs.

02/16/2012

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Gopher Basketball Coach Previews Wisconsin Match-up

Tubby Smith called into the WCCO Morning News on Thursday.

02/09/2012

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Gophers Gear Up For Daunting Stretch Of Games

Minnesota has worked hard to overcome the season-ending injury to star Trevor Mbakwe and those four straight losses to open Big Ten play.

02/09/2012

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Gopher Coaches Reflect On Working For Joel Maturi

Maturi’s record with hiring high profile coaches was one big subject of debate during his tenure as athletic director.

02/02/2012

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Tubby Says He’s Not Worried About Job With New AD

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he isn’t concerned about the effect of athletics director Joel Maturi’s retirement on his job status.

02/02/2012

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Iowa Loss Rankles Gopher Coach Tubby Smith

The Gopher Men’s basketball team squandered a late, second half lead in losing to Iowa Wednesday night.

02/02/2012

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Gophers Have An Identity; Tubby Points To Poise

The question for the Gophers is whether they can keep it going and get back to the NCAA tournament despite the loss of star Trevor Mbakwe and four straight losses to start conference play.

01/31/2012

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Gopher Basketball Update With Coach Tubby Smith

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith had an upbeat conversation with Dave Lee on Thursday morning.

01/19/2012

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Gopher Basketball Coach Tubby Smith Reviews Iowa Loss

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith called in to the WCCO Morning News on Thursday

01/05/2012

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Minnesota’s Mbakwe Has Surgery On Right Knee

Minnesota star Trevor Mbakwe has had reconstructive surgery on his injured right knee.

12/30/2011

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MN Supreme Ct To Hear U Of M’s Appeal Of $1M Award

The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear the University of Minnesota’s appeal of a $1 million civil verdict against the school and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith over the hiring of an assistant coach.

12/21/2011

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High Point Celebrates ‘Tubby Smith Night’

High Point University celebrated “Tubby Smith Night” by honoring the Minnesota coach at halftime of the Panthers’ game Wednesday night against Wake Forest.

12/07/2011

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U Of M To Appeal $1M Judgment To Supreme Court

The University of Minnesota will appeal to the state Supreme Court a $1 million civil verdict against the university and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith over the hiring of an assistant coach.

11/07/2011

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Tubby: Offense Last Season Was ‘Ridiculous’

Tubby Smith says one of the biggest focuses for Minnesota during the preseason has been to work on getting its offense revved up to the up-tempo style the demanding coach prefers.

10/31/2011

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Gophers Look To Snap Back From Last Season’s Slump

The preseason optimism flowing from the Minnesota basketball program sounds familiar.

10/27/2011

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