Arizona basketball players hoist coach Joan Bonvicini in the air to celebrate her 600th career victory Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007. Arizona beat Oregon State 65-61. Photo by Jeffry Scott / Arizona Daily Star

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It now seems difficult to imagine, but from 1996-2005, Bonvicini coached the UA women’s basketball team to seven NCAA appearances and one Pac-10 championship. 

Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.