Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Tubby and the Gophers

Have no idea how Tubby Smith turned Minnesota into a basketball juggernaut.  The Gophers never had much success in hoops, but Tubby went there and somehow managed to achieve three 20-win seasons in five years.

Now in his sixth year, Minnesota is 14 and 1, and  ranked #8 in the country, with two wins over top twenty teams already in the young season.  This week should challenge Minnesota, since they have to go on the road and face #5 Indiana and #12 Illinois.

Tubby motivates his guys to play hard.  We'll see how Minnesota fares.

Should be a good week for basketball fans now that the conference games are starting.

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