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Greatest Moment

Jan. 26, 2004
Jan. 26, 2004

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Jan. 26, 2004

Greatest Moment

Compiled by Bill Syken

John McCain's opinion notwithstanding, we'll still argue that the
state's greatest moment was the University of Arizona's 1997 NCAA
men's basketball title. No team from the state had ever won a
championship of such magnitude until Mike Bibby, Miles Simon &
Co. defeated Kentucky 84-79 in an overtime game that was both
thrilling and--for Tucson's Wildcats--historic.

This is an article from the Jan. 26, 2004 issue Original Layout

COLOR PHOTO: ADREES LATIF/REUTERS (INSET) UNDER LUTE OLSON (INSET), THE FOURTH-SEEDED WILDCATS BEAT THREENO. 1 SEEDS EN ROUTE TO THEIR '97 TITLE.COLOR PHOTO: JOHN BIEVER [See caption above]