Lute Olson

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Ariz. Coach Swears Off 1-Year Wonders

Olson calls NBA rule "farce," plans to push for changes benefiting college basketball

(Newser) - Lute Olson is sick of an NBA rule that results in top basketball prospects spending just one year in college, the Los Angeles Times reports, and says he'll no longer recruit such players for his University of Arizona program. Olson, who's seen the rule cost Arizona two top players this... More »

Olson Will Return to Arizona

Famed Wildcats coach's personal leave to end before next season

(Newser) - University of Arizona fans will have the man whose name is on their court back on the floor  as Lute Olson will return to coach Wildcats next season. The 73-year-old had been on personal leave since November; the young team he left behind as put up an 18-13 record in... More »

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