Olson to coach Arizona next season
Updated: March 10, 2008, 7:50 PM ETBy Andy Katz | ESPN.com
After taking a season-long leave of absence, Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson will return to Arizona for the 2008-09 season, the university announced Monday.Olson decided within the past week, after his time away under the Family Medical Leave Act expired last Friday, that he would resume coaching the Wildcats as soon as their current season is complete. "We are delighted that Lute will be rejoining the program," Arizona athletic director Jim Livengood said in a statement. "He is one of the true legends of collegiate coaching, and his return is something that I know will be embraced by everyone who cares about our basketball program."
MORE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL HEADLINES
- No. 3 Arizona edges SDSU to take Maui title
- Gonzaga's Perkins kicked in jaw, leaves win
- Louisville delivers Pitino's 700th college win
- Butler hangs on to upset UNC in Bahamas