Tubby Smith has been fired by Minnesota

Tubby Smith

is done at Minnesota.  Smith, who has spent the past six seasons with the Gophers, was fired on Monday afternoon, sources told CBSSports.com. His tenure ends with a 124-81 overall mark and a 46-62 record in Big Ten play.

Smith, 61, won his first tournament game at the school this past week against UCLA, but new athletic director Norwood Teague — who along with associate AD Mike Ellis was responsible for hiring Shaka Smart at his last stop — decided to go in a different direction and buy out the remaining years of his contract.

Smith made the tournament in three of his six seasons at and was knocked out in the first round in both 2009 and 2010.

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