Originally posted on Bruin Basketball Report  |  Last updated 11/6/11
By Bruin Basketball ReportSignaling the start of the transformation of one of the nation's most famous athletic and student-use facilities, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero today led the groundbreaking celebration for the renovation of Pauley Pavilion.Hundreds of excited students, faculty, alumni and Bruin supporters gathered to witness the milestone event, cheering as Block, Guerrero, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Janina Montero, student-athlete Anna Li, and Matt Pauley, grandson of the arena's namesake, Edwin Pauley, picked up blue and gold shovels to turn over a patch of ground on the east side of Pauley Pavilion.  "The next chapter in the illustrious history of Pauley Pavilion begins today," Block said. "This project ensures that the legacy of Pauley Pavilion will live on in the 21st century."  The groundbreaking on the 33-month construction project takes place exactly one year to the day after the official launch of the Campaign of Champions,
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