NCAA honors Wooden, Bayh with Ford Award
INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA named former UCLA men's basketball coach John Wooden and former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh as co-winners of its Gerald R. Ford Award on Monday.
The NCAA presents the award to people who provide significant leadership in advocating intercollegiate athletics on a continuous basis. Wooden and Bayh will receive their awards Jan. 7, at the NCAA convention in Indianapolis. The NCAA will donate an honorarium to the institution of their choice for the benefit of student-athletes.