Tubby Smith

High Point Basketball Staff Update

High Point University men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith has announced that Keith Gatlin has been hired as an assistant coach. Smith also announced that Eric Gabriel and Scott Lombardi will continue with the Panther program in their current roles as assistant coach and director of operations, respectively. Gatlin comes to HPU after nine years

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OFFICIAL: G.G. Smith joins High Point Basketball Staff

Following up on something that HoopDirt.com first mentioned last month (Daily Dirt – 4/2/18)… High Point University men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith announced that G.G. Smith has joined the program as the Panthers’ associate head coach. Smith comes to High Point after serving five years as the head coach at Loyola University Maryland. He

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Daily Dirt – 4/2/18

Some things that I’ve heard while waiting to see how many 3’s Villanova will make tonight… I have heard that former Loyola (MD) head coach G.G. Smith will be heading to High Point with his father Tubby. G.G. resigned at Loyola back in March after a five-year run at the school. It sounds like he

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HPU Announces Tubby Smith as Men’s Basketball Coach

High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein made two major announcements today inside the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. He announced the hiring of Hall of Famer Orlando ‘Tubby’ Smith as the Panthers’ head coach for men’s basketball, as well as the location of the future Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena, Conference Center and Hotel. “Tubby

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BREAKING: Memphis Fires Tubby Smith

Memphis has fired head basketball coach Tubby Smith. The university has just issued the following statement: “After considerable deliberations & in the best financial interest of the University of Memphis, an agreement of separation with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tubby Smith has been reached. Details are to be finalized, & no further comment will be

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Daily Dirt – 3/9/18

Starting to get busy at the HD World Headquarters. Here are a bunch of things that I’ve heard… It sounds like Pitt AD Heather Lyke is moving quickly in her efforts to right the ship at Pitt. Lyke, who spent 15 years as a senior administrator at Ohio State has reportedly already reached out to

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REPORT: Memphis Targeting Texas Tech’s Tubby Smith

According to a report by USA Today Memphis has had “significant contact with Texas Tech basketball coach Tubby Smith and could be targeting him to replace Josh Pastner.” This past season, Smith led Texas Tech to a 19-13 record, and earned the Big 12 Coach of the Year and Sporting News National Coach of the Year awards.  In addition to

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Texas Tech’s Tubby Smith Named 2016 John R. Wooden Award “Legends of Coaching” Recipient

HoopDirt.com news sponsored by Dr. Dish Texas Tech men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith will receive the 2016 John R. Wooden “Legends of Coaching” award announced Tuesday at the Los Angeles Athletic Club’s annual Wooden Award Tipoff Luncheon. Adopted by the Wooden Award Steering Committee in 1999, the “Legends of Coaching” honor recognizes coaches who

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Goodson Promoted to DBO at Texas Tech

Steven “Zo” Goodson has been promoted to Director of Operations Texas Tech. He is in his third stint with head coach Tubby Smith. He served as the assistant director of basketball operations and director of player development for the past two seasons. He is in charge of player personnel and will oversee player development, as well

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