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Bear Down Friday Quote to Note: John Wooden on Lute Olson

This ESPN graphic was from the 2010-11 season and it shows that Lute Olson is among college basketball’s coaching greats including John Wooden.

“Coach (Lute) Olson’s teams are always fundamentally sound, but equally important is his ability to get outstanding individuals to work into the team concept. … He has both the love and respect of all who know him well and the respect of all those who understand the great sport of basketball.” — John Wooden’s comments about Olson in the book Lute!: The Seasons of My Life

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