Romar statement on Wooden passing

The news of legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden's passing was met with sadness across the basketball world, in particular Husky head coach Lorenzo Romar...

Here is the full statement from Romar regarding the passing of his mentor, John Wooden:

"Many men and women have impacted their profession in a positive way. Not many have impacted their profession and impacted people's lives away from their profession.

"John Wooden is the most humble, most wise man that I have ever met. Those that have spent any time with him were around a legend.

"Many books have been written by him and he's been quoted quite a bit. He is one that will continue to be quoted throughout history, not just in the game of basketball, but in other areas as well.

"We lost a giant as a coach and a giant as a person. But I don't feel bad for John Wooden at all because he accomplished much and lived a long life. I know that he is with the Lord."

Here is the full release from the official Washington website.


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