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Wilbur Johns

Born: Dec 8, 1903

Death: Jul 15, 1967

Nationality: United States

Wilbur Johns

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1903
Date of Death : Jul 15, 1967

Wilbur Johns was a men's college basketball coach. He was the head coach of the University of California, Los Angeles prior to John Wooden from 1939 to 1948, guiding them to a 93-120 record. He became the school's athletic director following his head coaching tenure. He is a 1985 inductee to the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame. He died at his home at age 63 on July 14, 1967. Johns played four years basketball at UCLA, graduating in 1925.

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