The John Wooden Connection at USI

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.

In 1976, John Wooden, UCLA-famed basketball came to USI, then known as ISUE. During his tenure at UCLA, they won ten NCAA men’s basketball titles in twelve years, including seven titles in a row. Wooden went to an ISUE basketball game, met with students, and held an evening presentation in the Forum, featuring his “Pyramid of Success”.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s