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The Pit's on a high (continued)

Updated: January 14, 2011, 1:32 PM ET
By Doug Ward | Special to ESPN SportsTravel

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Indeed, The Pit is fairly brimming with hoops history.

John Wooden took his legendary UCLA team into The Pit in 1968, with Lew Alcindor leading the Bruins to wins over New Mexico State (58-49) and Santa Clara (86-73) for a berth in the Final Four. UCLA went on to beat Houston and North Carolina in Los Angeles to capture the fourth of Wooden's 10 NCAA titles.

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