UCLA to unveil John Wooden statue outside Pauley PavilionPosted by Inside Hoops
UCLA will unveil a statue of the late basketball coach John Wooden outside newly renovated Pauley Pavilion on Oct. 26.
Members of Wooden’s family are expected to attend. The bronze statue was paid for by a donation from athletic boosters and was created by Blair Buswell, who has sculpted many busts of Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees.
The $136 million renovation of UCLA’s basketball arena began in March 2011. The building will re-open at the end of the month.
– Reported by the Associated Press