Tubby Smith's time at Texas Tech has begun. And he says he will fit in just fine in West Texas, where cowboy hats and cowboy boots are more prominent than other many other places he's coached.
Texas Tech announced Monday night that Tubby Smith has agreed to become the next coach.
Texas Tech has contacted former Minnesota coach Tubby Smith about its vacant head-coaching position, multiple sources told ESPN.com on Thursday.
Bob Knight moved within one win of Dean Smith's Division I coaching record when Texas Tech went on an early 18-0 run en route to a 71-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.