The last time Utah Valley head coach Mark Pope stepped into McKale Center before Thursday night, he was a player for the Washington Huskies. Pope played at McKale Center in 1992 and 1993, and recorded a combined 22 points and 11 rebounds in two games.
Washington lost games, 85-51 in 1992, and 93-76 in 1993. Those Arizona teams featured Damon Stoudamire, Khalid Reeves, Corey Williams and Joseph Blair. Pope is now 0-3 at McKale.