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Wooden, Late Wife Honored By UCLA

John Wooden was honored, along with his late wife Nell,
when UCLA named the court at Pauley Pavilion after them:
the Nell and John
Wooden Court. If you don't know of the relationship between John and Nell
Wooden, it's one of the great romances in basketball. They were high school
sweethearts, and though she died in 1985, he still leaves love poems on her

To make the game really special, Woodens' granddaughter gave birth. And they
won, not an easy task for UCLA lately, beating Michigan State 64-58.