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Lute Olson

Career Record (major schools): 34 Years, 776-285, .731 W-L%
Schools: Long Beach State (24-2), Iowa (165-93) and Arizona (587-190)

Conference Champion: 13 Times (Reg. Seas.), 4 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 28 Years (46-28), 5 Final Fours, 1 Championship
NCAA Champion: 1997

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Coaching Record

SRS back to 1979-80
Season School Conf G W L W-L% SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Final Notes
1973-74 Long Beach State R PCAA 26 24 2 .923 12 9 10
1974-75 Iowa  Big Ten 26 10 16 .385
1975-76 Iowa  Big Ten 29 19 10 .655
1976-77 Iowa  Big Ten 27 18 9 .667 Overall W-L adjusted to 20-7
1977-78 Iowa  Big Ten 27 12 15 .444
1978-79 IowaR Big Ten 28 20 8 .714 11 20
1979-80 IowaF Big Ten 33 23 10 .697 17.57 10.91 10
1980-81 Iowa Big Ten 28 21 7 .750 18.02 8.05 14 8 13
1981-82 Iowa Big Ten 29 21 8 .724 12.01 5.04 9 5 16
1982-83 Iowa Big Ten 31 21 10 .677 15.27 7.85 11 7
1983-84 Arizona  Pac-10 28 11 17 .393 3.55 4.21
1984-85 Arizona Pac-10 31 21 10 .677 11.05 4.44 19
1985-86 ArizonaR Pac-10 32 23 9 .719 9.75 4.15
1986-87 Arizona Pac-10 30 18 12 .600 13.49 6.63 19 19
1987-88 ArizonaRTF Pac-10 38 35 3 .921 28.95 8.45 17 1 2
1988-89 ArizonaRT Pac-10 33 29 4 .879 27.93 10.27 11 1 1
1989-90 ArizonaRT Pac-10 32 25 7 .781 21.04 9.04 6 2 14
1990-91 ArizonaR Pac-10 35 28 7 .800 23.82 9.68 3 2 8
1991-92 Arizona Pac-10 31 24 7 .774 24.15 8.19 5 2 10
1992-93 ArizonaR Pac-10 28 24 4 .857 20.50 8.28 10 3 5
1993-94 ArizonaRF Pac-10 35 29 6 .829 23.70 8.84 18 6 9
1994-95 Arizona Pac-10 31 23 8 .742 19.13 10.40 5 5 15 Overall W-L adjusted to 24-7
1995-96 Arizona Pac-10 33 26 7 .788 18.14 8.42 3 11 Overall W-L adjusted to 27-6
1996-97 ArizonaFN Pac-10 34 25 9 .735 21.60 10.98 19 6 15 NCAA Champ
1997-98 ArizonaR Pac-10 35 30 5 .857 24.58 8.38 1 1 4
1998-99 Arizona Pac-10 29 22 7 .759 15.28 8.31 18 6 12 Overall W-L adjusted to 22-6
1999-00 ArizonaR Pac-10 34 27 7 .794 18.97 9.70 9 2 4
2000-01 ArizonaF Pac-10 31 25 6 .806 26.84 12.56 1 1 5
2001-02 ArizonaT Pac-10 34 24 10 .706 16.93 12.49 4 7
2002-03 ArizonaR Pac-10 32 28 4 .875 23.42 8.95 1 1 2
2003-04 Arizona Pac-10 30 20 10 .667 15.30 6.63 4 3 22
2004-05 ArizonaR Pac-10 37 30 7 .811 18.00 8.03 10 8 9
2005-06 Arizona Pac-10 33 20 13 .606 15.12 10.09 10 9
2006-07 Arizona Pac-10 31 20 11 .645 16.24 10.76 10 7
Career Overall 1061 776 285 .731 18.58 8.56
Long Beach State 26 24 2 .923
Iowa 258 165 93 .640 15.72 7.96
Arizona 777 587 190 .755 19.06 8.66

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Consensus All-Americans
Mike Bibby (1998)
Sean Elliott (1988-1989)
Jason Gardner (2003)
Khalid Reeves (1994)
Miles Simon (1998)
Damon Stoudamire (1995)
Salim Stoudamire (2005)
Jason Terry (1999)

Games
1979-80 Iowa 33 (#8)
1987-88 Arizona 38 (#2)
1990-91 Arizona 35 (#3)
1993-94 Arizona 35 (#2)
1996-97 Arizona 34 (#10)
1997-98 Arizona 35 (#7)
2004-05 Arizona 37 (#4)
Career 1061 (#15)

Wins
1973-74 Long Beach State 24 (#8)
1987-88 Arizona 35 (#1)
1988-89 Arizona 29 (#5)
1990-91 Arizona 28 (#7)
1993-94 Arizona 29 (#2)
1996-97 Arizona 25 (#10)
1997-98 Arizona 30 (#6)
1999-00 Arizona 27 (#9)
2002-03 Arizona 28 (#5)
2004-05 Arizona 30 (#4)
Career 776 (#9)

Win-Loss Percentage
1973-74 Long Beach State .923 (#3)
1987-88 Arizona .921 (#2)
1988-89 Arizona .879 (#2)
1992-93 Arizona .857 (#6)
1993-94 Arizona .829 (#8)
1997-98 Arizona .857 (#9)
2002-03 Arizona .875 (#2)
Career .731 (#36)