#35 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

1965.  Back in those days Kareem was known as Lew Alcindor. 1965 was Kareem’s freshman season, and as was the standard back then, he played on the freshman team and not the varsity.  In a pre-season warm up game prior to the start of the regular season, the Bruins, ranked #1 in the country, playedContinue reading “#35 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar”

#25 Karch Kiraly

Volleyball. Or, should I say Mr. Volleyball; a local hero in our own back yard.  Karch was born in Santa Barbara, attended UCLA, and now lives in San Clemente, CA. You say you’ve never heard of Karch Kiraly? (pronounced ‘kir-eye’) During his career at UCLA the Bruins won 3 national championships and finished 2nd once. Continue reading “#25 Karch Kiraly”