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Not ready to retire, Tubby Smith lands at High Point

Tubby Smith isn't ready to retire, so after being fired by Memphis he was looking for employment. High Point needed a men's basketball coach and soon Smith got a call from his alma mater.

Days later, the two sides reached an agreement.

Now the veteran coach, who led Kentucky to the national title two decades ago, will be roaming the sidelines for the Panthers.

Smith may have surprised some Tuesday when he said, "It has been a dream job, when you think about it." The 66-year-old Smith played for the Panthers from 1969-73 and was inducted into the school's sports hall of fame two years ago.

The school announced Tuesday it was bringing back its most...