U of A Basketball Team Makes An Impact On Tucson And Nation

Published: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 2:35pm
Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 2:45pm

(Photo by Julie Levin-KJZZ)
A packed crowd at the first basketball game of the 2013-2014 season in Tucson.

Since 1988, with the exception of a small downturn when legendary Coach Lute Olson got sick, the University of Arizona men’s basketball program has been one of the best in the country.

Now, after a decade’s absence, the Wildcats are again the top-ranked team in the nation. U of A Athletic Director Greg Byrne said the impact around Tucson is noticeable.

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