Coach Wooden certainly made each day his masterpiece as he won a record 10 National Championships at UCLA, including seven in a row.
John Wooden also was an outstanding basketball player; a three-time All-American at Purdue and he is one of three men to have been inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach. Lenny Wilkens and Bill Sharman are the other two men to be so honored.
John Wooden(The Wizard of Westwood) started out as a college coach at Indiana State and was there for two years before taking the UCLA job. Coach Wooden compiled a record of 620-147 in his 27 years with the Bruins.
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