Jimmy Tubbs

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Jimmy Tubbs (February 16, 1950 – May 9, 2009) was a college basketball coach. A native of Oakwood, Texas,[1] he was head coach of the SMU Mustangs team from 2004 to 2006 before being fired related to NCAA violations.[2]

Before becoming a head coach of the SMU Mustangs, Tubbs was an assistant coach for 2 seasons under Kelvin Sampson at Oklahoma and an assistant at SMU for 12 years prior. Tubbs died on May 9, 2009.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Former OU assistant basketball coach Jimmy Tubbs dead at 60". NewsOK.com. Dallas, TX. Associated Press. 9 May 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "SMU fires Tubbs after investigation into violations". ESPN.com. Dallas, TX. Associated Press. 7 April 2006. Retrieved 5 July 2017.