Arizona will pay an in-season tribute to Lute Olson before Thursday's game with Washington, the first Pac-12 game to be played before McKale Center fans since the Hall of Fame coach died in August 2020.
The school will hold a moment of silence for Olson just before the national anthem is played at 6:25 p.m., and will play a video tribute to him during halftime. Thursday's game is scheduled to tip off at 6:30 p.m. and be carried on Pac-12 Networks.
Arizona held a public tribute for Olson at McKale on Sept. 12, timed so that many current and former Wildcat players would be able to attend before their seasons began. But coronavirus concerns kept the school from being able to hold one shortly after his death and from doing anything during the 2020-21 season, when fans were not permitted to attend games at McKale Center.
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