Wilbur Johns

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Wilbur Johns (1960)

Wilbur Johns (December 8, 1903 – July 14, 1967) was a men's college basketball coach. He was the head coach of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 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 on July 14, 1967.[1]

Johns played four years basketball at UCLA, graduating in 1925.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
UCLA (1939–1948)
1939–40 UCLA 8-17 3-9 4 (South)
1940–41 UCLA 6-20 2-10 4 (South)
1941–42 UCLA 5-18 2-10 4 (South)
1942–43 UCLA 14-7 4-4 2 (South)
1943–44 UCLA 10-10 3-3 2 (South)
1944–45 UCLA 12-12 3-1 1 (South)
1945–46 UCLA 8-16 5-7 3 (South)
1946–47 UCLA 18-7 9-3 1 (South)
1947–48 UCLA 12-13 3-9 3 (South)
UCLA: 93-120 34-56
Total: 93-120

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Eugene Register-Guard - Google News Archive". News.google.com. 1967-07-16. Retrieved 2011-10-27. 
  2. ^ "Wilbur Johns Will Retire From UCLA". Pittsburgh Post Gazette. February 9, 1963. p. 11. Retrieved March 30, 2011.