All Out, All the Time
STYLE OF PLAY should ease transition pains
rlando "Tubby" Smith knows how to
coach the game of basketball. He's taken
three ovet-achieving teams to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA
Tournament in the last four years.
He also knows about
Kentucky basketball. Coach Smith
spent two years as an assistant of the Wildcats' program
after it was rocked by NCAA probation in 1989.
And yes, he understands the expectations. He
understands that a team can advance to the national
championship game two years in a row, come within an
overtime of winning back-to-back titles, lose six players in
the last two NBA Drafts, and vet still find itself'ranked in
the preseason top 10.