Some of the entries on this list may surprise readers, but those who have followed the game won’t be shocked at which squad is No. 1 on this list. And who knew that the local universities have won a combined four NCAA tournament titles? Only the diehard fans in the Bay Area!
Thanks to modern culture, a lot of kids measure success by money, power, and status – at any cost. But this week’s Jefferson Award winners are coaching a different message at schools around California and their students are thriving.
Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer will receive the Legends of Coaching award in April, recognizing college basketball coaches who exemplify John Wooden’s high standards of coaching and personal integrity.
It’s President’s Day and John Madden is off. Since UCLA played Cal Sunday night, we revisit John’s tribute to the late “Wizard of Westwood” John Wooden from last June 7th.