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Tubby Smith agrees to coach alma mater High Point

Tubby Smith is back in the college coaching ranks after a brief hiatus.

He has agreed to take over as head men’s basketball coach at High Point, said a person familiar with the situation. 621 more words

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Memphis Tigers has found their lucky Penny

The University of Memphis has introduced Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, one of their most accomplished sports alums, as the new head coach for the University of Memphis Men’s Basketball team. 332 more words

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Tubby Smith Out As Memphis Men's Hoops Coach After Two Seasons

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tubby Smith has been fired as Memphis men’s basketball coach after two seasons amid dropping attendance and donations to the athletic department. 597 more words

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Is Memphis East coach Penny Hardaway in line to replace Tubby Smith?

It took a day longer than expected, but the Tubby Smith era has ended. Smith said Wednesday that he is no longer the Memphis basketball coach. 207 more words

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PM Roundup: Gigi Hadid Is Single; Kirk Cousins, Other Quarterbacks Sign; Bears Take Risk On Allen Robinson

The Big Lead’s PM Sports Roundup, which hasn’t been signed by an NFL team yet, but will almost certainly get a ridiculous contract. Everyone else has. 208 more words

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Tubby Smith vs. Penny Hardaway intensifies at Memphis

There are plenty of reasons that Memphis might fire Tubby Smith after this season. Attendance is way down, the Tigers are set to miss the NCAA tournament for a second-straight year and the general health of the program is in question after losses to the likes of East Carolina and South Florida. 510 more words

Why Memphis Will Win the NCAA Tournament

The Memphis Tigers are going to win the 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament. That’s right, the same Memphis Tigers that got beaten by South Florida and East Carolina, two of the worst teams in the country this year, are not only going to the big dance, but will in fact, win it all. 716 more words

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