- 1st person to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as both Player & Coach
- 10 NCAA championships at UCLA in 12 years (no other college coach has ever accomplished this feat)
- 7 time NCAA Coach of the year
His 7 Point Creed
- Be true to yourself.
- Make each day your masterpiece.
- Help others.
- Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible.
- Make friendship a fine art.
- Build a shelter against a rainy day.
- Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day.
October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010