May 15, 2007

Tubby picks up first commitment

Tubby Smith picked up his first commitment as Gopher head coach about an hour ago when Nate Garth gave Smith a verbal. Garth is a 6-foot-3 point guard from Wilson High School in Dallas, Texas and originally from Sacramento, California. Nate averaged 17 points and eight assists a game last year.

At 2 p.m. Garth called coach Tubby Smith and gave him some important news.

Garth has been looked at by several schools in recent months including Mississippi, Florida, Cal and others but when Tubby first called after getting the Gopher job Garth took notice.



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