Media reports say UMN chairwoman confirms Tubby Smith's firing

The Pioneer Press and Star Tribune are reporting the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Chairwoman Linda Cohen has confirmed that basketball coach Tubby Smith has been fired. She told them she'd received an 8 a.m. voice message from President Eric Kaler.

Stories are here and here.

I've had a call out to her, so we'll see what happens.

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