Yesterday would have been legendary UCLA head coach John Wooden's 100th birthday. UCLA students honored Wooden, who died on June 4, with a series of events throughout the day, including the re-dedication of Pauley Pavilion by athletic director Dan Guerrero. Bruins Nation posted 10 anecdotes about the competitive Coach that are worth your while.
I dug the poster pictured below out of my closet. I loved this cover of Sports Illustrated on Campus featuring Josh Childress and the Wizard of Westwood, despite the fact that the Cardinal would fall victim to the SIOC cover jinx. The poster hung in my dorm room for two years.
Happy birthday, Coach. If you have any favorite memories of John Wooden, please share them in the comments.