Tubby Smith To Serve As Analyst For CBS Sports|
Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith will serve as a studio analyst for CBS on Thursday in New York.
March 19, 2014
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith will serve as an in-studio analyst for CBS Sports' coverage of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Smith will join other analysts like Mateen Cleaves, Wally Szczerbiak, Steve Lappas and Pete Gillen in CBS' New York City studio on Thursday, which will air on the CBS Sports Network.
Smith's is slated to appear on "NCAA March Madness 360" from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. He is then expected to return from 9:30 p.m. to midnight for the second installment of the show.
In 23 seasons as a head coach, Smith has taken 17 teams to the NCAA Tournament, including nine Sweet Sixteen appearances, four Elite Eights and won the 1998 NCAA title. He is also one of nine head coaches to take four different teams to the NCAA Tournament - Tulsa, Georgia, Kentucky and Minnesota.
In his first season at the helm of the program, Smith led Texas Tech to its best overall record in four years and its most conference wins since 2008. His efforts led to the first sellout for the program since 2007, as the Red Raiders averaged 13,105 fans per game over the final four games of the season.
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