Update: Texas Tech's Associate Athletics Director, Blayne Beal, just tweeted out the below in response to both the Associated Press and ESPN's reports. He says the reports are inaccurate, and that no deal has been reached.
Earlier: After being fired following his sixth season with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, Tubby Smith already has a new job. It's being widely reported that he will become the next head coach at Texas Tech.
Tubby Smith becomes yet another former Kentucky coach to take the reigns at Texas Tech. Though unlike last time (Billy Gillispie), UK fans are excited about the Red Raiders' new hire.