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It's Our Turn: Time for Tubby to prove the naysayers wrong

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It's time for University of Minnesota men's basketball coach Tubby Smith to shut up his critics.

Smith's tenure at Minnesota has been mired in mediocrity for five years now. Many Gopher fans simply look at the numbers when deciding his level of success. His 103 wins through five seasons is the most in any coach's first five years in program history.


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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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