Tubby Smith enjoyed his time in Lubbock, Texas, but seems to be moving on to a bigger opportunity. The Memphis Tigers reportedly will hire Tubby Smith as their head basketball coach, per CBSSports.com’s Gary Parrish and ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman.
Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith is headed to Memphis, multiple sources told ESPN. First reported by @GaryParrishCBS
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 14, 2016
Tubby Smith has reached an agreement in principle to be Memphis' next coach, a source told @CBSSports. Formal announcement expected soon.
— Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) April 14, 2016
Smith replaces Josh Pastner, who left to take over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.