Dec 8, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers fans hold signs to recognize the 500th career coaching victory of Gophers coach Tubby Smith (not pictured) during the game against the Southern California Trojans at the Galen Center. Minnesota defeated USC 71-57. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Tubby Smith highlights through the years

On Monday, Tubby Smith was relieved of his duties as the head coach of the Gopher men’s basketball team.

In six years, Smith compiled a record of 124-81 (.605) and took the Gophers to five postseason appearances, including a third round appearance this year in the NCAA Tournament.

But that seemingly wasn’t enough as the University of Minnesota bought out Smith’s contract.

We look back at some of the highlights of Tubby Smith’s career in Minnesota:

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