Gophers Extend Smith’s Contract 24 Jul 12

Tubby Smith has agreed to a contract extension to continue coaching at the University of Minnesota through the 2016-17 season. Financial terms of the contract were not released. Last season, the Gophers men’s basketball team reached the NIT Championship game after winning 23 games. In five seasons at Minnesota, Smith has compiled a record of 103-and-68 and led the Gophers to two NCAA Tournament berths and two NIT appearances. His winning percentage is the fourth-best in school history.