Thursday, April 2, 2015

Tubby Smith To Be Honored by NABC, NCAA at the Final Four

Former Kentucky head coach Tubby Smith will be honored by the NABC and NCAA during the Final Four.

Here are details from Tubby's current school, Texas Tech:

Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith has been selected as the 2015 honoree at the NABC and NCAA Office of Inclusion’s “Celebration of Champions” event in conjunction with the Final Four slated for Sunday 3-5 p.m. at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

“I cannot thank NABC and the NCAA Office of Inclusion enough for this honor,” Smith said in a press release. “It is more of an honor for the men and women I have worked with and the players I have coached for the last 24 years. Our successes through the years have been a team effort.”

In 24 years as a head coach, Smith has been at Tulsa, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota and Texas Tech.

In 40 total years as a basketball coach, he made stops at Virginia Commonwealth, South Carolina and Kentucky as an assistant.

He is one of seven active head coaches who have won 500 career games and a national title.

He led Kentucky to the NCAA Title in 1998.

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