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Minnesota fired Tubby Smith Monday, one day after the Gophers lost to Florida in the NCAA tournament. David J. Phillip | Associated Press

Tubby Smith fired as Minnesota basketball coach

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fired Tubby Smith on Monday, cutting ties with the veteran coach one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Florida in the NCAA tournament.

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Athletics director Norwood Teague announced the decision Monday and said it was time for a "fresh set of eyes" on the program.

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