Orlando “Tubby” Smith is the head coach of the University of Kentucky's Men's Basketball team. Tubby was born June 30, 1951 in Scotland, Maryland to a family where he had 16 siblings, and he attended Great Mills high school. After playing basketball at High Point college, he began working as an assistant coach and rose in the ranks to his current position.
Tubby is frequently offered NBA and other college head coach positions, but thus far has turned given no indication that he is leaving UK. He now has a wife Donna and three sons, G.G., Saul and Brian. Saul Smith is a UK graduate and currently plays basketball in the NBDL.

Smith's career history and totals:

1979-86 Asst. Coach VCU
1986-89 Asst. Coach S. Carolina
1989-91 Asst. Coach Kentucky

University of Tulsa

1991-92 17-13
1992-93 15-14
1993-94 23-8 (NCAA 16)
1994-95 24-8 (NCAA 16)
Total 79-43 (64.8%)

University of Georgia

1995-96 21-10 (NCAA 16)
1996-97 24-9 (NCAA 64)
Total 45-19 (70.3%)

University of Kentucky

1997-98 35-4 (NCAA Champ)
1998-99 28-9 (NCAA 8)
1999-00 23-10 (NCAA 32)
2000-01 24-10 (NCAA 16)
2001-02 22-10 (NCAA 16)
2002-03 32-4 (NCAA 8)
Total 164-47 (77.7%)

Totals
12 years - 288-109 (72.5%)

Tournaments:
NCAA Tournament Record: 23-9 (71.9%) SEC Tournament Record: 16-4 (80.0%)

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