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to one is sev- only he one has to re- the to re Wool the bet ha an* fo am wil a r s Amcr ne ro f; avc tou iailey Tallies 22 West Virginia Overcomes East Carolina Cagers To Win, 76-71 CHARLOTTE, N. C. (AP) --the team's top scorer, lion Wil- op-seeded Davidson demolish- d William Mary with a 29-0 xplosion in less than eight min- .es and when the carnage was /er the Wildcats had a 107-68 ictory in the first round of the outhern Conference basketball lampionship tournament hursday night. The rout sent Davidson into a riday night semifinal game gainst Furman, 62-52 winner Virginia Military in the ay's opener. West Virginia's defending hampions stifled East Carolina ith a second half zone defense win the final game 76-71 after eading 41-40 at halftime. The ictory moved the Mountaineers i a semi-finals games with iehmond, 100-88 winner over he Citadel in overtime. Capt. Hod Knowles, who lost is starting job at mid-season, ame off the bench to ignite the avidson surge \vitb 11 of his 0 points in the last eight min tes of the first half. The classy Wildcats, hitting 1.6 per cent of their shots tc William k Mary's 31.8, scored ie. last 12 points of the firsl ah" for a 45-23 lead. They add- liams, hit only nine points, 12 under his average. He was hobbled by three early . ersonal fouls and sat out 12 minutes. Top scorer (or East Carolina vas Jim Modlin with 17 points. The Pirates, while hitting 51.9 er cent from the floor, missed .4 of 31 free throws, and that iroved their undong. West Virginia cashed in 24 oi 12 from the foul hue. The tournament winner will meet St. John's of New York it College Park, Sid., March 9 n an opening found NCAA Eastern Hegional Tournament d the first 17 in minutes f the second half for a 62-25 it! go. Only one Davidson starter re- 11 ained in the ga me will: 3 minutes to play, and all were enched for the last nine min tes. When the all-reserve line- p took over the score was 82 8. Doug Cook's 15 points and 14 iy Wayne Huckel were the top Davidson scoring jobs back of inowlcs" effort. Conference scoring lead Boi Sherwood led the losing Indians vilh 27 points. East Carolina, 17-point losei o West Virginia in their onl ther meeting this season taycd with the Mountaineer, liroughout the tight first half fter West Virginia scored the irst six points, The patient Pirates were con out to pass and wait for the jood shot, with ihe result that hey hit 67 per cent anil were mly one point down at the in- ermission. East Carolina, however, lost ts shooting touch from outside vhen confronted by the West Virginia zone and scored only line points in the first tun nim- utes of the second half. Wilh 3:40 to play. West Virjinia Virjinia had an apparently commanding commanding 69-58 lead. ECU, however, however, then regained its shooting eye and trailed by only three points with 40 seconds to play. Here, Novmnn Holmes hit the 'irst two of his four consecutive [recthrows to put the Mountaineers Mountaineers out of danger. Carey DaiEcy scored 22 points der five minutes to play. lame. Hard - working guards Dick Esleeck and Steve McCammon steered F urm an thro u gh the v ight spots as the Paladins led .hrough the last 3D minutes against VMI. The teams had iulit a pair of three-point decisions decisions over the season. Esleeck scored 24 points and McCammon 14 to lead the de- Abe rate Furman offense which produced a 43.7 shooting mark against 35.5 for VMI. Furman went ahead to stay at 17-15 but failed to score point in the lasE five minutes D! the opening half and led only 26-25 at the intermission. Cut MeCammon and Esleeck, ivith help from Jim Daly, opened opened up a 37-29 lead with 10 min utes to play in the last half. After the Kevdets cut the lead to 52-48 with 3:20 to play, Daly's four points put Furman safely ahead again. Mike iManis was top VMI scorer with 19 points as team male John Kcinper mnnagci only seven against a season av erage of 1S.8. Daly grabbed 1 rebounds as Furman oulscrap pert VMI unrlcr the boards 38 Richmond trailed The Citade by eight points early in the sec inti half before the victorious ipiders' "F Boys"--Kenny Foser, Foser, Picot Frazier and Wilton "ord--took charge. Richmond got the lead for the irst time at 71-69 with just un- ive ties followed before Ipiders appeared safe. Captain John DcBrosse of The 'itudel called time out with line seconds left, unaware thai lis team had exhausted its supply. supply. The resultant technical, converted by Foster, gave Kich- nond an 80-78 lead and the ball. 3eBrosse atoned for his lapse by stcalinn the ball and whip- ring a pass to Hooper, who laid it in for the Ueitig points as the !iual buzzer sounded. DeBrosse had given The Cila- del its last lead, 78-T7 at 1:57 to )Iay T when, he converted a technical technical after two Hooper free hrpws. The technical was evied by referee Kalph Stout after Ford complaiue-d about :iis fifth personal. Foster and Frazier, wilh help om Terry Burgess, put the ame away in the overtime. Foster, sinking long shots with radaiM'ke ''efficiency, led Richmond with 28 uoinls. Ford scored 21 points and Fra/iev 20. Hooper and DcBrosse each bad 23 for The Citadel, which \vas hurt by the loss of rebound leader Al Kroboth on fouls in lie opening minutes of the second second half. R I C K M O N n TEre CITADEL fi F T G F Frazier 8 4-7 20 !lo.-|ier 8 7-7 3 Foster 11 6-7 28 Bridges 6 0-0 : Ford 5 11-U2I Krobolh 4 2-2 1 Hiirfics* 4 3-7 ll Taylor 3 9-11; Ouon 5 2-5 12 DoBrssa 9 5-5 '* Dkrop 4 0-0 Connor l 1-2 Greenwy 0 0 - 0 0 Camhen 0 Hirsch 1 0-0 Morris 0 0-0 Tolah 3725-39100 Tolali 3224-27! chmona 31 49 20-H ie Citadel 39 \\ g_ t Fouled oul--Kichniond, Forth The 1 Cil el, Hooper. Kroboth. Taylor, Crnir. TU1 luls-Kk-l i mond IB.The Cil n J Willia iley VIRGINIA . ...G r T Th 2 5-5 3 Alfonl B G-ll 22 Colbert ipsn Heaser HmuinelL I,uclv.ie Rupp Is Namet Top SEC Coach LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -Basketball -Basketball conch Adolph Rupp 3f Kentucky look Ihe nc\vs llial lie had been named the Southeastern Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year Thursday lying down--in bed, sick with the flu. Even so, Hupp was cheerful ahout adilint; this year's Associated Associated Press award to his accomplishments, accomplishments, \vhitli includes 5 Mmllin 5 4-ti U Modlin -I 9-11 1 0 0 - 0 0 Miller 1 0-0 : Holmes 3 -1-1 10 Kier 3 -10 10 Le\sis -1 30 30 Campbell l 0-1 3 I'cnrod 'i 00 4 Hale (l 2-2 2 . . . T o t a l s W 24-32 7 6 . , . T o t a l s 27 17-31 71 Wesl Virfini.-x 11 SS--71 East Carolina -W 31--7; Fouled out -- West Virginia, ttaileyi East Carolina, Miller, Colbert. Total fouls -- West Virginia 21, Eas Carolina 22. Attendance -- TM'i. and collected 11 rebounds lead the Mountaineer attack leading ihe 23rd their SEC IfHh dents championship appearance h NCAA Tournament. "It's nice to awards you can, 1 their and the lot all the Kupp said, adding that the award itself is not the most important thing to him. U'IM..IA:VI * M A R Y D A V I D S O N c r T c Kent I 7'B 9 Kroll * Dovvmil* 3 l-"2 7 Cook 6 Stout 2 3-4 V Maluy 5 Daurty 0 0 - 0 0 Hurkvl 5 llama 4 3-4 1 Mo5Â«r 2 Shiwood 11 5-3 27 Knoules 9 Panneton 2 0-0 4 Tost ma 2 Johnson 0 3-3 3 O'.N'cill 3 iUtenan 0 0-0 0 DeMsey t I'ickcna i Fouled out--William Mary, Kai T;l.tJ louls-- WilfiJHJ 1- -Mary 19, G F T 1 l-:i 3 fCsleeck 7 56 1H Mc-Cmon 3 0-2 E 1)0 ly 3 l-l 7 Whilner 7 1-1 15 James 1 OC 2 0 0-1 0 Wl 8-U 5'i TolaU Fouled out--VMI. I'mvcis, Total fouls-VMl 23; F u r m a 6-a 2 2-2 1 BIG BOXING CHANCE Poxf/ts Will Be NEW YORK ( A P ) -- men for Black Power groups lounceu 1 Thursday plans to picket Monday night's heavyweight :ille fight between Buster Mathis and Joe Frazior because said the litle belongs to Clay, also known as M u Ali. The Mathis-Frazier winner will be recognized as the heavyweight champion in New York, Massachusetts and Illinois. Illinois. It will he preceded.