2001–02 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team

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2001–02 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball
Arizona Wildcats logo.svg
Pac-10 Tournament Champion
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 7
2001–02 record 24–10 (12–6 Pac-10)
Head coach Lute Olson
Assistant coach Jim Rosborough
Assistant coach Rodney Tention
Assistant coach Jay John
Home arena McKale Center
Seasons
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.

Roster[edit]

2001–02 Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 3 Bynum, WillWill Bynum 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Fr Chicago, Illinois
F 4 Walton, LukeLuke Walton 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 241 lb (109 kg) Jr San Diego, California
G 10 Fellah, AnasAnas Fellah (W) 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Fr Tucson, Arizona
G 11 Ranne, JasonJason Ranne 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 204 lb (93 kg) So Tulsa, Oklahoma
G 12 Torres, FilFil Torres (W) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Lisle, Illinois
F 13 Zahn, AndrewAndrew Zahn 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 254 lb (115 kg) RS Fr Redondo Beach, California
F 14 Hansen, PeterPeter Hansen 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 241 lb (109 kg) Sr Palo Alto, California
G 20 Stoudamire, SalimSalim Stoudamire 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 176 lb (80 kg) Fr Portland, Oregon
F 21 Schwertley, MikeMike Schwertley 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 229 lb (104 kg) So Phoenix, Arizona
G 22 Gardner, JasonJason Gardner 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 181 lb (82 kg) Jr Indianapolis, Indiana
F 33 Anderson, RickRick Anderson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Jr Long Beach, California
F 34 Latimore, DennisDennis Latimore 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 254 lb (115 kg) Fr Halstead, Kansas
C 45 Frye, ChanningChanning Frye 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Fr Phoenix, Arizona
C 52 Fox, IsaiahIsaiah Fox 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Fr Santa Monica, California
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Channing Frye Isaiah Fox Andrew Zahn
PF Luke Walton Dennis Latimore Peter Hansen
SF Ryan Anderson Mike Schwertley
SG Salim Stoudamire Jason Ranne
PG Jason Gardner Will Bynum Fil Torres

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
Nov. 8, 2001*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Maryland
Coaches vs Cancer IKON Classic
W 71–67  1–0
Madison Square Garden (12,615)
New York City, New York
Nov. 9, 2001*
7:00 PM, ESPN
vs. Florida
Coaches vs. Cancer IKON Classic
W 75–71  2–0
Madison Square Garden (15,404)
New York City, New York
Nov. 17, 2001*
7:00 PM
at Texas W 88–74  3–0
Frank Erwin Center (15,291)
Austin, Texas
Dec. 1, 2001*
12:30 PM
Kansas L 97–105  3–1
McKale Center (14,562)
Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 4, 2001*
6:00 PM
vs. Illinois
Southwest Showdown
W 87–82  4–1
America West Arena (10,697)
Phoenix, Arizona
Dec. 8, 2001*
1:30 PM
vs. Purdue
Wooden Classic
W 79–66  5–1
Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (16,221)
Anaheim, California
Dec. 15, 2001*
12:00 PM
at Michigan State L 60–74  5–2
Breslin Center (14,759)
East Lansing, Michigan
Dec. 20, 2001
6:00 PM
at Oregon State W 76–73  6–2
(1–0)
Gill Coliseum (7,767)
Corvallis, Oregon
Dec. 22, 2001
5:00 PM
at Oregon L 75–105  6–3
(1–1)
McArthur Court (9,087)
Eugene, Oregon
Dec. 28, 2001*
6:00 PM
Pepperdine
Fiesta Bowl Classic
W 94–71  7–3
McKale Center (14,566)
Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 30, 2001*
2:00 PM
Valparaiso
Fiesta Bowl Classic
W 74–70  8–3
McKale Center (14,515)
Tucson, Arizona
Jan. 4, 2002
6:30 PM
Oregon L 80–90  8–4
(1–2)
McKale Center (14,562)
Tucson, Arizona
Jan. 6, 2002
7:00 PM
Oregon State W 93–87  9–4
(2–2)
McKale Center (14,242)
Tucson, Arizona
Jan. 10, 2002
6:00 PM
at Washington State W 92–85  10–4
(3–2)
Beasley Coliseum (2,459)
Pullman, Washington
Jan. 12, 2002
6:00 PM
at Washington W 74–69  11–4
(4–2)
Bank of America Arena (8,260)
Seattle, Washington
Jan. 17, 2002
8:30 PM
USC W 97–80  12–4
(5–2)
McKale Center (14,574)
Tucson, Arizona
Jan. 19, 2002
12:00 PM
UCLA
Rivalry
W 96–86  13–4
(6–2)
McKale Center (14,571)
Tucson, Arizona
Jan. 23, 2002
8:30 PM
at Arizona State
Rivalry
L 72–88  13–5
(6–3)
Wells Fargo Arena (13,581)
Tempe, Arizona
Jan. 26, 2002*
11:00 AM
Connecticut L 98–100 OT 13–6
McKale Center (14,577)
Tucson, Arizona
Jan. 31, 2002
6:00 PM
at California W 68–58  14–6
(7–3)
Haas Pavilion (12,000)
Berkeley, California
Feb. 2, 2002
4:00 PM
at Stanford W 88–82 OT 15–6
(8–3)
Maples Pavilion (7,391)
Palo Alto, California
Feb. 7, 2002
6:30 PM
Washington W 91–82  16–6
(9–3)
McKale Center (14,572)
Tucson, Arizona
Feb. 9, 2002
8:00 PM
Washington State W 85–68  17–6
(10–3)
McKale Center (14,580)
Tucson, Arizona
Feb. 14, 2002
6:30 PM
at UCLA
Rivalry
L 76–77  17–7
(10–4)
Pauley Pavilion (11,960)
Los Angeles, California
Feb. 16, 2002
4:00 PM
at USC L 89–94  17–8
(10–5)
LA Memorial Sports Arena (12,573)
Los Angeles, California
Feb. 20, 2002
3:00 PM
Arizona State
Rivalry
W 83–75  18–8
(11–5)
McKale Center (14,585)
Tucson, Arizona
Feb. 28, 2002
8:30 PM
Stanford L 71–76  18–9
(11–6)
McKale Center (14,586)
Tucson, Arizona
Mar. 2, 2002
8:30 PM
California W 90–78  19–9
(12–6)
McKale Center (14,578)
Tucson, Arizona
Pac-10 Tournament
Mar. 7, 2002
6:45 PM
(2) vs. (7) Arizona State
Quarterfinals
W 73–56  20–9
Staples Center (12,096)
Los Angeles, California
Mar. 8,2002
8:30 PM
(2) vs. (3) California
Semifinals
W 90–78  21–9
Staples Center (18,887)
Los Angeles, California
Mar. 9, 2002
3:00 PM
(2) vs. (4) USC
Championship
W 81–71  22–9
Staples Center (18,997)
Los Angeles, California
NCAA Tournament
Mar. 14, 2002*
8:10 PM
(3 W) vs. (14 W) UC Santa Barbara
First round
W 86–81  23–9
The Pit (15,626)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Mar. 16, 2002*
3:50 PM
(3W) vs. (11 W) Wyoming
Second round
W 68–60  24–9
The Pit (15,867)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Mar. 21, 2002*
5:55 PM
(3 W) vs. (2 W) Oklahoma
Sweet Sixteen
L 67–88  24–10
Compaq Center (18,040)
San Jose, California
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. W=West Region.
All times are in Mountain Time.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Lute Olson, Enshrined in Basketball Hall of Fame on June 5, 2002[3]
  • Salim Stoudamire, Pac-10 Freshman of the Year[4]
  • Luke Walton, Pacific-10 Tournament Most Outstanding Player

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pacific 10 conference 2001–02 standings". Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2002 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings". ESPN. Retrieved July 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ Refreshing to
  4. ^ "Honors Section 2". pac-10.org. 2007-10-26. Archived from the original on October 29, 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-15.