Tubby Smith has come full circle. This morning, the former Kentucky coach was introduced as the new head coach at High Point, where he played from 1969-73. Here’s the video High Point shared welcoming Tubby home:
This will be Tubby’s seventh head coaching job. Before coming to Kentucky, he got his start at Tulsa and Georgia. After leaving Lexington, he coached at Minnesota, Texas Tech, and Memphis. In his two years at Memphis, he was 40-26. Over his entire 27-year coaching career, he is 597-302.
Coincidentally, the UK Maker’s Mark bottle featuring Tubby and the 1998 National Championship team will be released on Friday. If you missed it, here are details on where to get one:
Best of luck to Tubby in this new chapter.