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1997-98 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results

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Overall: 30-5, .857 W-L% (9th of 306)
Conference: 17-1, 1st in Pac-10 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lute Olson (30-5)

PS/G: 90.8 (3rd of 306) ▪ PA/G: 74.6 (233rd of 306)
SRS: 24.58 (3rd of 306) ▪ SOS: 8.38 (23rd of 306)

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in West)
Won West First Round (99-60) versus #16 Nicholls State
Won West Second Round (82-49) versus #9 Illinois State
Won West Regional Semifinal (87-79) versus #4 Maryland
Lost West Regional Final (76-51) versus #3 Utah

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
1 1 1 4 6 5 5 8 5 5 6 6 4 3 3 2 2 4

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Thu, Nov 20, 1997 REG Morgan State MEAC W 115 53 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Nov 24, 1997 REG N Boston College Big East W 99 69 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 25, 1997 REG N Kentucky SEC W 89 74 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Nov 26, 1997 REG N Duke ACC L 87 95 3 1 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 REG North Carolina-Asheville Big South W 97 69 4 1 W 1
6 Tue, Dec 2, 1997 REG N Kansas Big 12 L 87 90 4 2 L 1
7 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 REG @ Texas Big 12 W 88 81 5 2 W 1
8 Mon, Dec 8, 1997 REG @ Baylor Big 12 W 83 68 6 2 W 2
9 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 REG Coppin State MEAC W 99 82 7 2 W 3
10 Tue, Dec 23, 1997 REG @ Florida State ACC L 79 84 7 3 L 1
11 Sun, Dec 28, 1997 REG James Madison CAA W 92 68 8 3 W 1
12 Mon, Dec 29, 1997 REG Kansas State Big 12 W 125 87 9 3 W 2
13 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 REG UCLA Pac-10 W 87 75 10 3 W 3
14 Mon, Jan 5, 1998 REG Southern California Pac-10 W 91 72 11 3 W 4
15 Thu, Jan 8, 1998 REG N Washington State Pac-10 W 94 81 12 3 W 5
16 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 REG @ Washington Pac-10 W 110 91 13 3 W 6
17 Thu, Jan 15, 1998 REG Arizona State Pac-10 W 127 99 14 3 W 7
18 Sun, Jan 18, 1998 REG New Mexico WAC W 89 70 15 3 W 8
19 Thu, Jan 22, 1998 REG Oregon Pac-10 W 87 57 16 3 W 9
20 Sun, Jan 25, 1998 REG Oregon State Pac-10 W 93 80 17 3 W 10
21 Thu, Jan 29, 1998 REG @ Stanford Pac-10 W 93 75 18 3 W 11
22 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 REG @ California Pac-10 W 70 57 19 3 W 12
23 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 REG Washington Pac-10 W 112 81 20 3 W 13
24 Sat, Feb 7, 1998 REG Washington State Pac-10 W 83 61 21 3 W 14
25 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 REG @ Arizona State Pac-10 W 83 82 22 3 W 15
26 Thu, Feb 19, 1998 REG @ Oregon State Pac-10 W 71 70 23 3 W 16
27 Sat, Feb 21, 1998 REG @ Oregon Pac-10 W 81 66 24 3 W 17
28 Thu, Feb 26, 1998 REG California Pac-10 W 76 73 25 3 W 18
29 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 REG Stanford Pac-10 W 90 58 26 3 W 19
30 Thu, Mar 5, 1998 REG @ Southern California Pac-10 L 90 91 26 4 L 1
31 Sat, Mar 7, 1998 REG @ UCLA Pac-10 W 91 87 27 4 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
32 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 NCAA N Nicholls State Southland W 99 60 28 4 W 2
33 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 NCAA N Illinois State MVC W 82 49 29 4 W 3
34 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 NCAA N Maryland ACC W 87 79 30 4 W 4
35 Sat, Mar 21, 1998 NCAA N Utah WAC L 51 76 30 5 L 1