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Union Romps Over Lincoln; Indians Down Cbellsville By BILL WINTER Associated Press Sports Writer Kentucky State may have re- gained the winning touch, but it took a close call to do it. The Thorobreds were ranked No. 1 in the nation among col- lege division teams early in this basketball season, then lost four games and seemed to have lost their punch. But senior star Travis Grant pulled the Therobieds tr \ jn the winning track · jay night, scoring a layup uasket and a free throw in the final seconds to key Kentukky State's 88-87 victory over Carson- Newman of Tennessee. In other Kentucky action Thursday night, Thomas More took an 83-75 decision over Cen- tral State of Ohio; Georgetown upended Northwood of Indiana 81-68; Union romped to a 102-84 verdict over Lincoln, Tenn., and Cumberland remained un- beaten in Kentucky Inter- collegiate Athletic Conference with a 68-67 win over Camp- bellsville. Only one Kentucky team is scheduled for action tonight. Northern Kentucky will visit Point Park of Pittsburgh, Pa. Kentucky State got possession of the ball with 40 seconds re- maining and the score tied at 85- all against Carson-Newman. The Thorobreds stalled until Grant drove for a layup with three seconds left. Fouled as he scored, he sank a free toss that negated the last-second basket of Carson-Newman's Mike Ogan. Grant, the leading scorer in the college division, pumped in 47 points, while Ogan led the losers with 24. The win lifted State to an 8-4 overall record. Ted Tolephein hit 22 points and Kevin Timon added 20 to pace Thomas More to a road win over Central State of Ohio, while Mike Calhoun scored 22 and Tom Stewart hit 18 to Georgetown past Northwood. Union got a yeoman perform- ance from Bill Swafford in de- feating Lincoln. Swafford had points and 12 rebounds. Melvin Harris hit a basket and Tom Jensen added a free throw in the closing moments seal Cumberland's win over Campbellsville. Jensen and Cumberland's Jeff Rhodes tied for game scoring honors with apiece. Cincy Freshman Star Faces Two Charges CINCINNATI (AP) - Star freshman basketball player John Herman Luster, 20 ? was suspended from the team Thursday night by University of C i n c i n n a t i athletic director George Smith after the youth's arrest on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. Luster as to appear in Ham- ilton County Municipal Court today on the felony charges. A high school All-America from Central High School in Louisville, Ky., Luster was ar- rested by campus police and turned over to Cincinnati police after he was identified by a 19- year-old coed and a desk clerk. floor lobby ot Saunders Hall a.m. and dragged her at knife- point down a stairwell to the basement. The young woman suffered a neck cut. George Medford, 67, a retired Hamilton County Sheriff's deputy, said he was working desk clerk when he heard the girl's screams. Medford told police he ran to the girl's aid and her assailant slashed at several times with a knife before fleeing. Police said Medford sum- moned campus officers when he spotted Luster near the peri- odicals counter in the lobby of the dormitory later in the day. Luster was scheduled to ap-

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  1. The Corbin Times-Tribune,
  2. 21 Jan 1972, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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