Five finalists named for Wooden Award
The award ceremony at the Los Angeles Athletic Club will include the presentation of the men's and women's Wooden Award, the All-America teams and Legends of Coaching award to former Purdue coach Gene Keady. The top five women's finalists will also be invited.
The Wooden Award was created in 1976 -- a year after the former UCLA coach retired after guiding the Bruins to 10 NCAA championships in a 12-year span. Among the previous male winners were Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan.
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