Texas Tech Has Hired Tubby Smith According to the Associated Press
1340 The Fan spoke to an unnamed representative at the Texas Tech Athletics Office on Monday afternoon and was told that there was no information to release on the AP story reporting Smith and Tech agreed to terms.
Texas Tech spokesperson Blayne Beal announced on his twitter after the AP report came out saying,
Texas Tech has NOT reached an agreement with Tubby Smith to be next hoops coach.Current reports are inaccurate.
— Blayne Beal (@BlayneBeal) April 1, 2013
Smith, the former Minnesota and Kentucky Head Coach, was fired two weeks ago after Minnesota lost to Florida in the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.
Earlier on Monday, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported that Smith will decide at the end of the day to accept or decline the head coaching job at Texas Tech.
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