Arizona's Jordan Brown celebrates his home run in the third inning against Arkansas in a College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb. Sunday, June 20, 2004.(AP Photo/Ted Kirk)
UA senior athletics director John Perrin Thursday November 14, 2002.
Sean Elliott led Arizona to its first Final Four in 1988.
Kansas Keith Langford finds room between UA defenders Channing Frye and Andre Iguodala during the 2003 Elite Eight.
UA student Jeffery Knepper looks out a window during an interview in his attorney's office 4/26/01. Knepper lost his left eye when he was shot with a "less-lethal" round by police on 4th Ave., April 2, 2001. Photo by Aaron J. Latham. Photo taken on 4/26/2001.
Richard Jefferson, Gilbert Arenas and Loren Woods celebrate their 2001 Sweet 16 success against over Mississippi.
Arizona's Steve Kerr, here warming up during practice, hit five three pointers in Arizona's first Sweet 16 win during the Lute Olson era in 1988 – against Lute's old Iowa team.
Oklahoma's Aaron McGhee, like his teammates, was able to move at will around and through the slower Arizona defense of Rick Anderson, left, and Luke Walton in the Cats' 2002 Sweet 16 loss.
Former UA coach Lute Olson with UCLA legend John Wooden in December 2001.
Arizona's Jason Gardner takes the ball to the basket in the Wildcats' Sweet 16 win over Mississippi in 2001.
Arizona's Channing Frye, right, blocks Notre Dame's Tom Timmermans in the Wildcats' Sweet 16 win in 2003.
Arizona's Salim Stoudamire battles for a loose ball with Oklahoma's Ebi Ere in Arizona's 2002 Sweet 16 loss.
2002Luke Walton of Arizona attempts a close-in shot in the second half while defended by Oklahoma’s Aaron McGhee in the 2002 Sweet 16. The Sooners won 88-67.
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The partnership between UA coach Lute Olson and Cholla High School graduate Sean Elliott came at just the right time for the Arizona program, re-energizing the city’s appetite for college basketball and putting the Wildcats on the national map after the school’s first Final Four in 1988.
Portland Trailblazer guard Damon Stoudamire watches his cousin Salim Stoudamire during the game. Both played for the wildcats. Photo by David Sanders. 12/20/01. #94180.
Kansas' Keith Langford shoots between UA defenders Channing Frye (45), Andre Iguodala (right) and Salim Stoudamire (lower right) in the second half.
Coach: Lute Olson
Notable players: Jason Gardner led the Cats with 14.8 ppg, 4.9 assists per game and 1.8 steals. Channing Frye l…
University of Arizona's Luke walton goes for the loose ball against Boston University's Rashad Bell, Monday, December 30, 2002, during the championship game of the Fiesta Bowl Classic at the McKale Center in Tucson, Az.. Photo by Renee Sauer.
University of Arizona's Luke Walton drives the ball against ASU's Kenny Crandall, 12, Wednesday, January 22, 2003, in Tucson, AZ. Photo Renee Sauer.
UA's Luke Walton drives against the University of Washington in the first half at Bank of America Arena in Seattle Thursday February 6, 2003.