Los Angeles (April 7, 2011)— The John R. Wooden Award Gala will be streamed live from The Los Angeles Athletic Club this Friday evening, April 8, at 7pm. College basketball fans should go to the following website:
Viewers can watch the announcement of the men’s and winners as collegiate basketball’s players of the year live, as well as the Wooden family’s presentation of the Legend of Coaching Award to Michigan State Head Coach Tom Izzo, who led the Spartans to their 14th straight NCAA Tournament appearance this year. The final vote tally will be released that night as well. Tickets are $125 and may be obtained by calling The Los Angeles Athletic Club at (213) 630-5231; the event always sells out. For up to date information on all of the Wooden Award candidates, please go to www.woodenaward.com.
The winners will receive a contribution from The Los Angeles Athletic Club for their university’s general scholarship fund.