Coach John Wooden, 1910-2010

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UCLA's legendary former basketball coach John Wooden, who in 27 years led his teams to stunning triumphs and was just as well known for mentoring his players off the court and for his motivational "Pyramid of Success," died at 6:45 p.m. of natural causes. He was 99. His 100th birthday would have been Oct. 14.
Wooden had been admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on May 26. Funeral services will be private. Per the wishes of the family, there will be a public memorial at a later date, with a reception for former players and coaches.  

Coach John Wooden hospitalized at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center

UCLA has received numerous media and public inquiries regarding Coach John Wooden, the Bruins' legendary basketball coach from 1948-1975. 

The campus has been authorized to confirm that Coach Wooden is a patient at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Per the wishes of the Wooden family, UCLA will not comment on his condition.
No one from the Wooden Family or UCLA staff is available for interviews regarding Coach Wooden.

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