Sad but true about Olson

Updated: October 24, 2008, 10:48 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

It's sad that I have to report a story that troubles me.

I have so much respect and admiration for what Lute Olson has achieved at Arizona. He made four Final Four appearances with the Wildcats, including a national championship victory over Kentucky in 1997 in which Arizona won by beating three No. 1 seeds along the way. He set the school record with 589 victories. Olson's Cats won the Pac-10 title 11 times.

No one has been a bigger supporter of what he has done in Tucson. ...

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