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Pac-12 mourns the loss of Arizona legend Lute Olson

Aug 27, 2020

"The entire Pac-12 Conference is incredibly saddened by the passing of Lute Olson and offers its condolences to his family and the University of Arizona. He is undeniably one of the greatest coaches in Conference and collegiate basketball history and his legacy on the court is surpassed only by how respected and revered he is by the Tucson, UArizona and coaching communities, and the student-athletes he devoted his life to teaching and mentoring."

- Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott

The University of Arizona family, former student-athletes and members of the basketball community took to social media to honor their friend, coach and Wildcats' legend: