Tubby Smith contacted by Texas Tech Raiders, say sources

Tubby Smith
Tubby Smith – photo by Bruce Bisping | Star Tribune

Tech has contacted former  coach about its vacant head coaching position, multiple sources told .com on Thursday.

One source said Smith was expected to meet with Red Raiders officials about the job as early as Thursday. Smith, who won an title at in 1998, was fired by on Monday after six years at the school. The Golden Gophers went 21-13 this season, losing to in the third round of the tournament.

Efforts to reach Smith on Thursday were unsuccessful.

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