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Time passes Ben Howland at UCLA

Though successful early, the now-fired coach didn't do enough to adapt to change

Updated: March 25, 2013, 12:09 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- At the foot of the 8-foot bronze statue of John Wooden that stands guard outside the renovated Pauley Pavilion, a plaque is inscribed with one of the legendary coaches' favorite sayings:

"Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable of becoming."

It is a wonderful thought. One that Ben Howland, the latest caretaker of Wooden's program to fall short of his impossible ...

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