Olson resigns as Arizona basketball coach

TUCSON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The University of Arizona announced Thursday that Lute Olson, the school's longtime men's basketball coach, has retired.

O'Neill named Olson's successor at Arizona

TUCSON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Arizona interim coach Kevin O'Neill has been named to take over when Coach Lute Olson, currently on a leave of absence, retires from his coaching position.

Arizona Coach Lute Olson takes leave

TUCSON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Arizona men's basketball Coach Lute Olson has been granted a leave of absence due to a personal matter, Arizona Athletics Director Jim Livengood said.

Arizona's Shawntinice Polk collapses, dies

TUCSON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Arizona women's basketball player Shawntinice Polk died Monday after collapsing at the McKale Center.

Commentary: College coaches and winning

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The next time I hear an administrator who has just fired a coach refer to the well-being of the student-athlete, I think I might throw up.
RON COLBERT, UPI Sports Managing Editor

Wildcats fire John Mackovic

TUCSON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- John Mackovic was fired late Sunday as football coach at the University of Arizona.

Future Final Four sites announced

INDIANAPOLIS, July 1 (UPI) -- San Antonio and Indianapolis were among four cities chosen Tuesday by the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee as future Final Four sites.

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More legal problems for Levasseur

EAST MOLINE, Ill., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Justin Levasseur, a tight end at Arizona who recently was referred to as a disgrace and an embarrassment by Coach John Mackovic, has been arrested on drug-traff
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