His son is a head coach for the first time. His career has been long and successful. Why not just retire? Tubby Smith -- re-energized and ready to make Texas Tech a winner again -- scoffs at the notion.
Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie left Lubbock on a private plane Tuesday afternoon to fly to Rochester, Minn., where he will seek treatment at the Mayo Clinic for stress and high blood pressure, a source close to Gillispie told ESPN.com.