2001–02 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team

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2001–02 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball
University of Arizona Block A.svg
Pacific-10 Tournament Champion
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #7
2001–02 record 24–10 (12–6 Pac-10)
Head coach Lute Olson
Home arena McKale Center
Seasons
« 2000–01 2002–03 »
2001–02 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Oregon 14 4   .778     26 9   .743
California 12 6   .667     23 9   .719
#10 Arizona 12 6   .667     24 10   .706
USC 12 6   .667     22 10   .688
Stanford 12 6   .667     20 10   .667
#20 UCLA 11 7   .611     21 12   .636
Arizona State 7 11   .389     12 15   .444
Washington 5 13   .278     11 17   .393
Oregon State 4 14   .222     11 17   .393
Washington State 1 17   .056     6 21   .222
2002 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of July 10, 2011[1]; Rankings from Coaches Poll[2]

The 2001–02 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Arizona. The head coach was Lute Olson. The team played its home games in the McKale Center in Tucson, Arizona, and was a member of the Pacific-10 Conference. In the Pac-10 Basketball Tournament, Arizona beat USC by a score of 81–71 to claim its fourth Pac-10 title.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

Seeding in brackets

  • West
    • Arizona (3) 86, California Santa Barbara (14) 81
    • Arizona 68, Wyoming (11) 60
    • Oklahoma (2) 88, Arizona 67

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Lute Olson, Enshrined in Basketball Hall of Fame on June 5, 2002[4]
  • Salim Stoudamire, Pac-10 Freshman of the Year[5]
  • Luke Walton, Pacific Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

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