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With every win, Pennell's case grows stronger

Updated: March 22, 2009, 6:17 PM ET
By Pat Forde

MIAMI -- Arizona athletic director Jim Livengood's decision on who will be his next full-time basketball coach gets more interesting with every victory.

Interim coach Russ Pennell has now taken Arizona into the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. There have been a bunch of big names mentioned as the possible successor to legendary Lute Olson -- but Pennell's name might be budging into the conversation, the farther he takes the Wildcats.

"I have not thought today ...

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