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1972–73 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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Conference  Pacific-10 Conference
AP  No. 1
Head coach  John R. Wooden
Coaches  No. 1
1972–73 record  30–0 (14–0 Pac-8)
Assistant coach  Gary Cunningham
1972–73 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

The 1972–73 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team won another National Championship for UCLA by beating the Memphis State Tigers, 87–66 in the Final Four and winning their seventh consecutive title. In the NCAA Championship Game, Bill Walton made 21 of 22 field goal attempts and scored 44 points. Some regard this as the greatest ever offensive performance in American college basketball. The Bruins set a new NCAA record of winning 89 games and losing 1 during a three-year span.

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Players

  • Vice Carson
  • Casey Corliss
  • Tommy Curtis
  • Ralph Drollinger
  • Larry Farmer
  • Gary Franklin
  • Larry Hollyfield
  • Greg Lee
  • David Meyers
  • Swen Nater
  • Pete Trgovich
  • Bill Walton
  • Bob Webb
  • Keith Wilkes
  • Awards and honors

  • Bill Walton, James E. Sullivan Award, which recognizes the top amateur athlete in the United States
  • Bill Walton, USBWA College Player of the Year
  • Bill Walton, Naismith College Player of the Year
  • Bill Walton, Adolph Rupp Trophy
  • References

    1972–73 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team Wikipedia


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