Editorial: U’s firing of coach was timely and needed
The inevitable happened Monday as the University of Minnesota released men’s basketball head coach Tubby Smith and his staff. Frankly, the decision was the worst-kept secret in Minnesota Monday morning, but that is another story.
Smith arrived six years ago from Kentucky with a high-profile coaching pedigree, a winning record and one NCAA championship. Unfortunately, he was unable to deliver a similar results during his Gopher tenure.
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