Monday Musings

wooden

According to Wikipedia,

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California at Los Angeles. Nicknamed the “Wizard of Westwood,” he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period as head coach at UCLA, including a record seven in a row. No other team has won more than two in a row.[1][2][3] Within this period, his teams won an NCAA men’s basketball record 88 consecutive games. Wooden was named national coach of the year six times. He also won a Helms national championship at Purdue as a player 1931–1932 for a total of 11 national titles, a feat matched only by Geno Auriemma of NCAA women’s basketball.

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5 thoughts on “Monday Musings

  1. What a great quote! Coach Wooden was an amazing man. His principles and methods live on today in both the sports and business world. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been reading a book on business and seen him held up as the example to follow.

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