Minnesota officials announced Monday that Tubby Smith was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Smith underwent a procedure April 21, according to a release.
He says he's now "cancer free."
"I am happy to say that the cancer was contained and removed," Smith said. "I am now cancer free and feeling great.”
Smith has coached at four different Division 1 schools -- Tulsa, Georgia Kentucky and Minnesota. The 59-year-old Maryland native won a national championship at Kentucky in 2008. He's been at Minnesota the past four seasons and made the NCAA tournament twice.