Memphis is turning to Tubby Smith to get the Tigers back to the NCAA tournament, something the veteran coach already has done at five other schools.
Smith shares those goals. And he has plans for much more.
“The sky's the limit for this program,” Smith said Thursday at his introductory news conference. “We want to take it to championship-caliber play.”
Memphis introduced Smith as the Tigers' new coach less than a week after Georgia Tech hired away Josh Pastner. The move from the 38-year-old Pastner — who arrived at Memphis as a head coaching newcomer — to the 64-year-old Smith represents a major change from an experience...