Lute Olson retires: See Gazette photos of Olson while coach for University of Iowa Hawkeyes October 24, 2008Posted by John in Sports.
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Lute Olson was head coach at Iowa from 1974 to 1983.
Iowa forward William Mayfield (#24, left) wears a basketball hoop net around his neck accompanied by Hawkeye head coach Lute Olson following a 95-64 Iowa defeat of Northwestern University in the Fieldhouse in Iowa City Saturday. The (20-8) Hawkeyes tied Michigan State and Purdue for the Big Ten title, but lost to Toledo University, 74-72, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Mayfield ended his four-year collegiate career at Iowa in 1979 with a total of 612 points and 469 rebounds. Photo March 3, 1979. PURCHASE THIS PHOTO
Iowa basketball coach Lute Olson, here intensely watching the flight of one of his fairway shots, demonstrated Monday that he’s just as popular with Hawkeye fans in the summer as he is in the winter. Olson was cheered loud and often as he made his way around Finkbine Golf Course during the 16th annual Amana VIP. Photo June 28, 1982. PURCHASE THIS PHOTO
Lute Olson, former University of Iowa basketball coach, is interviewed inside the Field House with his wife, Bobbi, as the team returns to a rally after Iowa won the NCAA Regional Championsips on March 16, 1980. PURCHASE THIS PHOTO
Lute Olson, former Iowa basketball coach, and his wife, Bobbi, make their way through the crowd at the University of Iowa Field House after winning the NCAA Regional Championships on March 16, 1980. PURCHASE THIS PHOTO
Kenny Arnold addresses a large crowd at the University of Iowa Field House after the Hawkeyes earned a berth in the NCAA Regional Championships on March 16, 1980. Steve Waite (left), Kevin Boyle, Lute Olson and Bobbi Olson are in the background. PURCHASE THIS PHOTO