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Jim Murray: John Wooden Is the Best Coach in the History of College Basketball

June 6, 2010 |  2:19 pm

March 9, 1969, UCLA
USC stalls UCLA, 46-44, the Bruins’ first defeat at Pauley Pavilion.

March 9, 1969: Sports columnist Jim Murray calls John Wooden “the best basketball coach in the history of the collegiate game -- or maybe the game, period. He wins NCAA championships with teams that fit comfortably in Volkswagens. He never needed a team that could walk to Catalina without getting its hair wet.”

March 9, 1969, Jim Murray on John Wooden

March 9, 1969, Jim Murray on John Wooden