At the year 2020 into 2021 it was hard to make the case that the Arizona Athletic department was in healthy shape. The disastrous Kevin Sumlin era had come to an end highlighted by a 12 game losing streak and a 70- 7 loss to ASU. The men’s basketball program was in the midst of a middling season and facing…

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Mike Luke is the second most famous descendant of Crete, Nebraska fame, a haven for basketball knowledge that also produced Oregon head coach Dana Altman. But around these parts, we don't talk about Altman. We talk Wildcats. And Wildcat talk is Mike's obsession. An information junkie, Mike quickly earned on-air radio opportunities and made the most of them with a depth of understanding rare on Tucson's airwaves with his numerous contributions to the UA flagship station. That vast...let's call it what it is...obsessively geeky desire to delve into Wildcat lore: past, present and future, has been an invaluable asset for listeners on the radio. Now he brings that untethered knowledge to PHNX. If you want to know about the Wildcats, this is the place. And Mike is the guy.

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