This Week's Question: Who Will be Arizona's Big-Name Coach Next Year?
Its safe to assume Arizona will go big-time when hiring a full-time coach to replace retired legend Lute Olson. Who do you think Arizona will hire? Or who do you think they should hire? Some potential candidates that have been thrown around media articles and message boards includes:
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TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona director of athletics Jim Livengood announced the men’s basketball coaching responsibilities for the 2008-09 season in the wake of Lute Olson’s retirement Thursday.
Russ Pennell will serve at the interim head coach, while associate head coach Mike Dunlap and assistant coach Reggie Geary will remain in their current positions.
“Russ is a veteran assistant coach with a wealth of coaching experience,” said Livengood. “His experience of working in three of the best basketball conferences in the nation will serve us well.”