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Minnesota high court to revisit Williams lawsuit vs. U of M, Tubby Smith

Published 12/22/2011, St. Paul Pioneer Press / MCT

Jimmy Williams sued the university over a 2007 assistant coaching job offer from Gophers men's basketball coach Tubby Smith, alleging that Smith negligently misrepresented the offer. A Hennepin County jury found for Williams last year and awarded Williams a $1 million verdict against the U; the Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment Oct. 17.

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