63NCAA BBThe Wizard of Westwood
Date / Mar 31, 1975
Location / San Diego Sports Arena | San Diego, Calif.
Moment / 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.
Impact / 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.