It might seem like decades because of all that's happened around Kentucky basketball, but Tubby Smith is getting ready to start his fifth season as the head coach of the Golden Gophers at Minnesota…Last May, I'm at a dinner with Arnold Palmer at Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida. He was talking about how he had prostate cancer and he came to Minnesota, to the Mayo Clinic and it saved his life. Three months later I'm in Mayo Clinic and they discovered prostate cancer," said Smith. "I was really fortunate."
LEX18.com, by Mary Jo Perino, 9/27/11