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Arizona unveils statue of Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson at McKale Center

Arizona unveils statue of Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson at McKale Center
Published On: Fri, Apr 13
Dec 10, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Northern Iowa Panthers guard Wes Washpun (11) drives to the net against Denver Pioneers guard Brett Olson (23) and guard Nate Engesser (33) in the second half at Magness Arena. The Panthers defeated the Pioneers 65-55. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports


The University of Arizona unveiled a statue of long-time coach Lute Olson on Thursday at the McKale Center, paying tribute to the Hall of Fame coach who led the program to new heights during his decades-long run that began in 1983 and ended at the conclusion of the 2006-2007 season.

The statue of Olson shows him carrying the 1997 national championship trophy in one hand and waving to the crowd with the other, with a beaming smile on his face.

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