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Although he was a bit before our time all this talk about John Wooden sure makes us think he must have been one heck of a good dude.
3-time All-American and a member of Purdue's 1932 National Championship, John Wooden got his start in West Lafayette.
America has lost a legend. John Wooden, the greatest coach in the history of American team sports, passed away this evening at the age of 99. Wooden won ten NCAA basketball championships (including seven in a row) with the UCLA Bruins, and never had a losing season. Depicted above is Wooden's Pyramid of Success. Godspeed, coach.