TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Lute Olson, the Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse and led the program to its lone national title in 1997, has died. He was...
Former Arizona star Jason Terry is headed back to the desert.
Arizona hired Terry as an assistant basketball coach Thursday, filling a hole on Sean Miller's staff after Justin Gainey left to...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added graduate transfer guards Carlik Jones and Charles Minlend Jr. to the men's basketball roster.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Longtime coach Lute Olson and the late Rick Majerus headline the 2019 class of six former players and three influential coaches selected Tuesday for the College Basketball...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona coach Lute Olson has been hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke over the weekend.
Banner University Medical Center said in a news release on Monday the 84-year-old Hall of Famer is in good condition, but will need some rehabilitation once he is released from the hospital.
Doctors said five days after Olson's retirement in 2008 that the coach had suffered a previously undiagnosed stroke earlier that year.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A statue of former University of Arizona basketball coach Lute OIson will be dedicated April 12 on a pavilion outside McKale Center.
Olson was Arizona's head coach for 24 seasons, amassing a 589-187 record and leading the Wildcats to the 1997 national championship and 20 consecutive 20-win seasons.
The university says the event will be invitation-only due to space limitations but that there will be a live stream.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has been the underdog in its rivalry with Arizona for the better part of three decades.
The Sun Devils had a run of five straight victories in the mid-2000s after Wildcats coach Lute Olson retired, but nearly all their other victories have been considered upsets.
This season, the third-ranked Sun Devils have closed the gap like one the blink-of-the-eye fast breaks that have made them one of the college basketball's biggest surprises.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona says it will honor former Wildcats basketball coach Lute Olson with a statue on campus.
Athletic director Dave Heeke announced Tuesday that the project will cost about $300,000 with most of the money coming from private donations.
Construction is scheduled to be completed next March. The statue will be located at a pavilion outside the north end of the McKale Center basketball arena.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona says it will honor former Wildcats basketball coach Lute Olson with a statue on campus.
Director of Athletics Dave Heeke announced Tuesday that the project will cost about $300,000 and construction is scheduled to be completed in March 2018.
The statue will be located north of the Jim Click Hall of Champions on the Eddie Lynch Athletics Pavilion Plaza.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Miles Simon has joined the Los Angeles Lakers as an assistant coach.
Lakers coach Luke Walton announced the hire of his fellow former University of Arizona star Tuesday.
Simon recently worked for USA Basketball, serving as head coach for the junior select national team. He spent three seasons as Lute Olson's assistant at Arizona from 2005-08.