August 17, 2019

Bill Walton The Big Red-Head

Born in California,  Walton played for the United States men’s national basketball team at the 1970 FIBA World Championship. John Wooden recruited Bill and he played for UCLA from 1971 to 1974. Walton won the national title in 1972 over Florida State and then again in 1973 with a 87–66 win over Memphis State. In the championship game Bill made 21-of-22 field goal attempts and scored 44 points.

Don’t forget Walton was part of two consecutive 30–0 seasons and an NCAA men’s basketball record 88-game winning streak.

Bill Walton is the #4 college basketball player of all-time.

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