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Good Tubby

1990 The year of the Gophers' last official NCAA tournament win before Friday, when Smith's Gophers defeated UCLA 83-63.

124-81 Smith's record with the Gophers, good for a .610 winning percentage.

20 The Gophers won at least 20 games in five of his six seasons as head coach.

3 Smith took the Gophers to three NCAA tournaments during his tenure.


11,316 Average attendance in 2011-12, down 2,000 fans from the previous two seasons and a sign of fan apathy.

46-62 Smith's record in Big Ten regular-season games.

3 The Gophers swooned in February each of the past three seasons, derailing promising starts.

2 Former Gophers under Smith — Colton Iverson and Justin Cobbs — who played in the NCAA tournament for other programs this year, continuing a trend.