John Wooden

John Wooden (1910-2010)

American

John Robert Wooden was an American basketball player and coach. Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood," as head coach at UCLA he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period, including an unprecedented seven in a row.

Accomplishments and honors

Championships

    As player

       Helms and Premo-Porretta National Championships (1932)

   As coach

       10 NCAA Division I Tournament Championships (1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975)

       12 NCAA Regional Championships – Final Four (1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975)

 

 Awards

    College Basketball Hall of Fame (2006)

   National Basketball Hall of Fame (1972)

   6 NCAA College Basketball Coach of the Year

   Basketball All-American (1930, 1931, 1932)

   College Basketball Player of the Year (1932)

   NBL scoring leader (1933)

   NBL First Team (1938)

   National Basketball Hall of Fame (1960)

   Henry Iba Award Coach of the Year (1964)

   Presidential Medal of Freedom

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