Tubby insists Gophers will improve after down season
By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer
MINNEAPOLIS -- Tubby Smith's fourth year at Minnesota was his most disappointing, stopping his streak of 17 straight 20-win seasons and leaving the stunned and depleted Gophers out of not only the NCAA tournament but the NIT.
The streak was the longest active run among major college coaches. This was also the first time Smith missed the postseason since 1993.
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