Memphis fires Tubby Smith after two seasons. Will Penny Hardaway be his successor?
CLOSE Tubby Smith leaves his meeting with Memphis President David Rudd and Athletic Director. He will not be returning as the Tigers coach next year.
Tubby Smith said Wednesday he is no longer the men's basketball coach at Memphis.
The decision was delivered during an 11:30 a.m. meeting between Smith, university president M. David Rudd and athletic director Tom Bowen on campus. It ended more than a week of speculation about Smith's job security.
Smith, 66, just completed his second season at Memphis and finished with a 40-26 overall record. But rumors swirled about his future... read more