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"Tubby's our basketball coach"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ondeadline, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

    The Kentucky AD's comment says nothing about whether Tubby Smith will return next year.

    ''Tubby's our basketball coach,'' athletic director Mitch Barnhart told The Associated Press on Monday. ''He's done a great job of representing the platform of Kentucky basketball. We'll always look to make adjustments to the things we've got to do to get better. Tubby and I will do that collectively.''

    All he said is that Smith is currently the coach. We knew that.
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Tuby is who we thought he was
  3. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    And so is Tubby.

  4. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Translation: Tubby's agent will be involved in negotiating a buyout package.
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Tubby is what he is.
  6. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Well-Known Member

    But is Barnhart gonna "crown his ass" or "let him off the hook."

    Quite a subplot for the tournament.
  7. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    I for one hope they replace Tubby and find someone who will put them right back where they belong ... NCAA probation.
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I hope they fire Tubby, replace him with some beloved former white player like Travis Ford or John Pelphrey and then the team goes immediately into the shitter and has to play in the NIT for three consecutive seasons...

    I don't think Barnhart is dumb enough to fire Tubby unless he had some huge name coach who desperately wanted the job...
  9. Moland Spring

    Moland Spring Member

    Interesting... The beat reporters have been trying for weeks to speak with Barnhart about Tubby, but all they got was a lame statement. Then he's quoted by AP on the record. Anyone know how this happened or why he commented to the AP?
    (No, I'm not on the beat, but I'm curious)
  10. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    What he gave the AP was pretty lame, too.
  11. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Dwayne Casey's looking for a job, right?
  12. Travis Ford? John Pelphrey?

    Mizzoufraud, are you stealing Boomer's schtick again? Better start paying royalties.
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