Oct 14, 2010
UCLA Students Celebrating John Wooden Day

UCLA students will honor John Wooden today on what would have been the late basketball coach’s 100th birthday.

UCLA students will visit UCLA Community School in Koreatown and University High School in West Los Angeles to speak with students about the values Wooden championed, including his Pyramid of Success.

A portrait of Wooden will be unveiled at UCLA’s John Wooden Center, where a ceremony will be held with former UCLA and Laker player Keith Erickson and UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero speaking about Wooden.

Wooden, who died June 4, coached UCLA to 10 NCAA championships in 12 seasons, including a record seven straight.

Along with his coaching record, Wooden was known for the values he espoused and his integrity.

UCLA Students Celebrating John Wooden Day

From The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Calif.)

UCLA students will honor John Wooden today on what would have been the late basketball coach’s 100th birthday.

UCLA students will visit UCLA Community School in Koreatown and University High School in West Los Angeles to speak with students about the values Wooden championed, including his Pyramid of Success.

A portrait of Wooden will be unveiled at UCLA’s John Wooden Center, where a ceremony will be held with former UCLA and Laker player Keith Erickson and UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero speaking about Wooden.

Wooden, who died June 4, coached UCLA to 10 NCAA championships in 12 seasons, including a record seven straight.

Along with his coaching record, Wooden was known for the values he espoused and his integrity.






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