Wooden’s legendary career included winning 10 national titles in his final 12 years as coach of the Bruins, including a stretch of seven in a row. Wooden is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in sports history.RANK: 63 LOCATION: San Diego Sports Arena | San Diego, Calif. DATE: 3/31/1975 CATEGORY: NCAA BB
After the 1975 NCAA tournament semifinal game against Louisville, UCLA coach John Wooden announced that he would retire following the season. His team sent him off with a 92-85 victory over Kentucky, marking the last time a team won the NCAA title in its home state.