UCLA's Cori Close sees parallels between John Wooden, Valorie Kondos Field: 'They put people first'
Women's Basketball Women's Gymnastics
Oct 3, 2018
UCLA women's basketball head coach Cori Close had special relationship with legendary coach John Wooden before he died in 2010. The lessons she learned — about valuing the process over the product and creating a special environment for student-athletes — she sees in UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field, who is returning from UCLA after the 2019 season. See more from UCLA Saturday on "The Pregame" at 12 p.m. PT / 1 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network.