Statement from Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott on the passing of John Wooden:
June 4, 2010
- UCLA Official Release and History
Statement from Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott on the passing of JohnWooden:
'John Wooden was certainly a legend in every sense of the word. He wasa true inspiration for so many young men he coached, taught andmentored. Coach Wooden will forever be an icon for the sport ofbasketball and life. On behalf of the Pac-10 Conference, ourcondolences to the Wooden family.'
Former UCLA men's basketball head coach and legendary coach John Wooden passed away due to natural causes on Friday evening, June 4, 2010 in Los Angeles. Wooden was coach of the Bruins from 1948-75 and led his teams to 10 national titles.