A Look Back At Tubby Smith's Hiring 17 Years Ago

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Updated: 5/12 7:06 pm
On this day back in 1997, UK hired Orlando "Tubby" Smith to head up the Wildcats, which he would do for 10 seasons.

Smith compiled a 263-83 record, one national title, 5 SEC regular season crowns and 5 SEC tourney titles.

The program's first African-American head coach totaled 6 sweet 16's during his tenure.

A look back on Tubby's career, including his hiring at UK, in the video.

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