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Lute Olson Retires

October 23rd, 2008
Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. Lute Olson announced today that he will retire as head coach of The University of Arizona men’s basketball team, effective

According to Dick Vitale, Lute Olson Stepping Down

October 23rd, 2008
Arizona

According to ESPN's Dick Vitale, Arizona head basketball coach Lute Olson will be stepping down, ending his 24-year run at the school. The reason cited by Vitale in an interview on ESPN News about fifteen minutes ago was Coach Olson's health. "You know Michelle [LaFountain], I know it will be denied but it's a lot of physical problems," said Vitale in the TV spot this morning. According to the Hall of Fame announcer, associate head coach Mike Dunlap will take over on an interim basis with Arizona conducting a national search for a successor.

Lute Olson to Step Down?

October 23rd, 2008
Lute Olson - Arizona

ESPN* is reporting that Lute Olson will step down as Arizona head basketball coach. However, as noted in the ESPN report, Arizona has strictly denied this development. This report comes a day after Olson missed a practice and a usual Rotary Club luncheon due to health reasons. Arizona staff simply claimed Olson wasn't feeling well.

Arizona Basketball Preview: #29

October 21st, 2008
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The Starting Fives: Pac-10

October 15th, 2008
Arizona

Unlike the NBA, where most starting lineups are set in stone weeks before the season, NCAA starting fives are highly unsettled and constantly in flux. Going through the BCS leagues this week, I'll be projecting the starting fives for each team. Also included is the team's most important bench option, and some notes on other possible lineups.

Arizona Basketball Schedule: 08-09

October 7th, 2008
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