Tubby Smith reportedly poised to take over at High Point
Tubby Smith is taking a few steps down with his new job, but he’s landing in a familiar place.
According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Smith is on the verge of being hired as basketball coach by his alma mater, High Point.
Tubby Smith on the verge of taking job at his alma mater, High Point, sources told ESPN. Will head to High Point Monday to finish the negotiations.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 25, 2018
The one-time national champion was last seen at Memphis, where he was abruptly fired after two seasons without an NCAA Tournament bid. Last season’s High Point team went 14-16, and the school has never made the NCAA Tournament — an accomplishment Smith will likely set his eyes to.