Olson retires after 25 seasons, four Final Fours at Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Lute Olson has retired after 25 years with the Wildcats.
"This was not a decision that was made lightly," Olson said in statement. "I've had a wonderful run at The University of Arizona. I leave with a great sense of pride in what we have accomplished here."
Speaking at a brief news conference at McKale Center, Arizona athletic director Jim Livengood did not designate a successor -- even on an interim basis. He said a national search would begin soon.
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