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UCLA carries Wooden's memory in Omaha

Updated: June 18, 2010, 5:32 PM ET
By David Ubben

OMAHA, Neb. -- On UCLA coach John Savage's dirt- and sweat-stained Bruins hat sit two letters carefully scribed in thick, black permanent marker. On the right-hand side, just above the seam where cap meets brim, is written "JW."

"Coach Wooden is a coach of all coaches," Savage said.

So Savage's team has followed his lead in honoring John Wooden, UCLA's legendary basketball coach, whose 10 championships are dwarfed by the number of life lessons taught.

The Bruins also ...

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