Special Sub-Topic: NCAA for Arizona Fans
|Who led the 2000-2001 Arizona Wildcats in points per game?|
Gilbert Arenas. Although Michael Wright seemed like the obvious answer, it was Gilbert Arenas who led the Wildcats in scoring, averaging 16.2 ppg.
|Who did number 2 seed Arizona lose to in the 2001 NCAA Finals held in Minneapolis?|
Duke. Number one seeded Duke outplayed Arizona in the Finals, 82-72.
|How many consecutive tournaments did Arizona participate in, up to and including the 2000-2001 season?|
17. Arizona has played in 17 straight NCAA tourneys, starting in the 1984-85 season.
|What other two colleges did Lute Olson coach before Arizona?|
Iowa and Long Beach St.. Coach Olson started his coaching career at Long Beach St. in the 1973-74 season. After that season, he went on to coach at Iowa for nine years, including their Final Four season in 79-80.
|What Wildcat was picked the highest in an NBA Draft in Arizona history by the turn of the century?|
Mike Bibby. Elliot was the former record-holder in highest draft pick third in the 1989 Draft, but Bibby beat him out by being selected second by the Vancouver Grizzlies in the 1998 Draft.
|What was the score in the 1997 NCAA Championship versus the Kentucky Wilcats?|
84-79. Arizona defeated defending champs Kentucky Wildcats in a nail-biting overtime led by Final Four MVP Miles Simon's 30 points.
|Who was the first Wildcat to win the John Wooden Award?|
Sean Elliot. In 1989, Sean Elliot became the first player in Arizona history win the prestigious John Wooden Award.
|How many Pac-10 titles did Lute Olson win?|
9. Olson won his first Pac-10 title in the 1985-86 season, and was tied first with Stanford in 1999-2000 to win his ninth title.
|Who's name has been added on the Lute Olson Court?|
Bobbi Olson. After Lute's wife passed, University of Arizona honored her by placing her name next to her husband's, renaming the court 'Lute and Bobbi Olson's Court.'
|Who tied the school record on February 4th, 2000 with the most blocks in a game?|
Loren Woods. On February 4, 2000, 7-1 junior center Loren Woods put up a triple-double versus the Oregon Ducks, including the record-tying 14 blocked shots.
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