01-19-1952 Vs Kentucky Wesleyan (overtime) Bennie Purcell 41 points.

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01-19-1952 Vs Kentucky Wesleyan (overtime)
Bennie Purcell 41 points. - -Vols 1 J . Wesleyan r Jl lil'I'dX : 1 ll'J...
-Vols 1 J . Wesleyan r Jl lil'I'dX : 1 ll'J Special to The Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Courier-Journal Owensboro. Ky., Jan. 19. Owensboroans wouldn't have believed believed it if they hadn't seen it here tonight! When the basket-shooting basket-shooting basket-shooting was over between Kentucky Wesleyan and Murray State in spacious Sportscenter the scoreboard showed: Kentucky "Wesleyan 102, Murray Murray State 101! And that scoreboard was no pin-ball pin-ball pin-ball machine gone haywire. The score was just that, little Wesleyan upsetting powerful Murray bv the unbelievable score of 102 to'lOl. That's an Owensboro record; basketball historians will be checking their files and memories in the next few days to learn if it also isn't a record for college teams in Kentucky. One Overtime Period The game went one overtime. It was tied at 95-95 95-95 95-95 at the end of regulation time. With one second remaining in the regular game, Murray was leading 95-94 95-94 95-94 when Gipe fouled Luther Westerfield and his free throw tied the score. Wesleyan grabbed the lead in (he extra period as pardue sank lwo charitv tosses, but Bennie purcen connected on two straight field goals to put Murray ahead 99-97. 99-97. 99-97. Daniel went the length of the floor to score on a driving lay-up lay-up lay-up that knotted the count at 99-all. 99-all. 99-all. Daniel then sank a free throw to give Wesleyan a 100-99 100-99 100-99 edge. Pardue then sank another long shot to put Wesleyan ahead 102-99, 102-99, 102-99, but Bailey sank a short one to end the scoring and the ball game. 20-Coimt 20-Coimt 20-Coimt 'Em Murray fs ft pf Weslevan f ft.pf. Mikez f 5 0 5 Shearer f ..555 Gipe f 2 3 5 Abernathy f . 2 5 5 Bailey f 3 0 2 Pardue f 12 1 Deweese c .. 2 1 5 Johnson f 0 0 0 Clark c 6 0 5 Daniel f . S 4 Gott e 1 2 4 Christopher c 3 4 5 Purcell g ..15 11 4 Harrell g 10 11 5 Lampley g 5 1 5 Witherspoon g 0 0 0 Jeffrey g .... 2 1 5 Westerfield g 7 4 Hossung g 0 0 1 Curtis g 0 0 1 Totals ... 4119 41 Totals 34 34 31 Score by quarters: Murray 19 58 IS 32 1P1 Wesleyan 17 28 28 24 7101

Clipped from The Courier-Journal20 Jan 1952, SunPage 25

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)20 Jan 1952, SunPage 25
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