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SECTION 2 FEBRUARY 24, 1 S t CLASSIFIED ADS, pp. 6 to 13 REPORT, p. 1 . SPORTSMAN, p. 5 FEATURES, p.- 5 RACING,. PP1, 4 BASKETBALL, pp. 1, 2, 3, 5 THE WO RLD OF S PORTS One Very Simple "What's Overemphasis In Sports? .Would Be Two U. K. Tourney Trips -What is overemphasis in college sports? Well, I'll tell you, son. A classic example would be for the University of Kentucky to accept bids to both national basketball tournaments, as has been suggested in two stories recently. The Wildcat cagers already have qualified for the N.C.A.A. Championship. That's the greatest honor that can come to a college. It gives the boys an opportunity to play "for the championship of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ". . . Now if the Wildcats are successful in all games ahead, they will leave Lexington next Wednesday or Thursday and spend the rest of the week in Louisville for the Southeastern Conference tournament. . . . Then, they will go to Raleigh, N. C, on March 21 and 22 for Southern regional play in the N.C.A.A. tournament. . . . From there they will travel across country to Seattle, Wash., for games on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 25 and 26. . . . Then back to Kansas City that Saturday for the first round of the Olympic Trials. . . . Then to New York the following Monday and Tuesday for, the Olympic finals. ' That's pretty rough on school boys, if you want to be mean about it. But these Olympic things, come only once every four years, so say it's all right. But the N.I.T., too? . . . This invitational tournament, which could mean nothing to the 'Cats except a two-way crack at the Olympics (and possibly two places in the trial where only one could be used) would take the team-away from the University from March 7 through March 16. It not only would be overemphasis, but also over indulgence. Hoggish, in other words. V JJJJ WrJ W !' Jjiyil W W WWWSJWWW A - 1 'in' ti Art Spoelstra bulletin, "Official Basketball Statistics" looks more and more like the old hometown newspaper. . . . Kentuckians and Hoosiers all over. ... In the field goal percentage, column, for instance, Western's Art Spoelstra and Tom Marshall are shown No. 2 and No. 3 in the national standing, just a fraction back of Klinaer of V.M.I., the leader. Don Schlundt of Indiana is sixth. ... Bob Naber of U. of L., is just seven percentage points off theleader in free throw percentages. . . . Tom Sfmms, Louisville bfty at Xavier, is seventh in assists, with another Louisville athlete at Western,' Gene Rhodes,' next. . . . Not to mention, among the individual scoring leaders such an imposing"' afray as Frank Selvey, the Corbin sensation at Furman, 6th, Cliff Hagan, the Owensboro boy at U. K., 10th, Duane Morrison, Owensboro product at South. Carolina, 17th, Marshall of Western, 23d, Jim Baechtold of Eastern, 25th, Jo Jo Dean, New Albany grad at L.S.U., 28th, Schlundt of I. U., 30th, Frank Ramsey, Mad-isonville boy, at U. K., 42d, and Jim Tucker, Paris product at Duquesne, 43d. Irr - - i t 4. it f Bob Naber under the direction of Kelly Thompson. ... It is ? Louisville's most enjoyable college sports spectacle and one we all hope will continue for many more years. . . . Finding a replacement for Marshall may be tough. Fans here would prefer an Indiana team if one is available, as the brand of ball they play over there is the crowd-pleasing variety. . . . More-head's sp holarship problems are expected to be discussed by member presidents this morning. Morehead is a must fo the future of the league. lli:iu... irll:n T 1 1 V. : -rr "iuiuui .1113 uumisuii auu ilia .eagles me circuit Ml1 " would collapse sure enough. Don Schlundt V - f - He's Just A Rat, Boys Ilummmm From a student publication at the University of Kentucky: "Earl Ruby always has been unhappy with us (U. K.). When we had the doormat football team of the conference, the cry was, 'Let's have a good football team at U. K. We got a good football team, so now the word is. 'Get rid of your good football team. De-emphasize the sport. . . . And Ruby is always beating the drums to get U. K. to play other state schools. That, Mr. Ruby, is no more our fault than the other schools. . . . Come on, Earl, break down and say something good about us sometimes. Surprise us all to pieces." From a student publication at the University of Louisville: "Did Mr. Ruby slam the Big Blue (of U. K.) for their continued ducking of Kentucky schools and Louisville? No, it did not even get a mention, for the Lexington boys can go right on playing their set-up schedule forever and a day. But let U. L. for any reason miss tome type opportunity, then the sarcastic dribble begins. Lat fall when the Point Shaving of Kentucky was in the news, the Athletic Director of U. K. was asked, "How much does Kentucky pay the paper reporters? Not such a bad question after all. . . Satfmurdlav's DBaslkeitlballll Scores Kentucky Collrges v 1. at ivhui at Fort Knox 14. K.S C. 1. O.V.C. TOl ENAMIST Western 47. Murray 43 F). K.I A C. TOllKAMIXT Kentucky Wesleyan T. Union 3 IF). K.J.C.C. T013NAMKST Faducan S, PtkevUie TS F1, Cumberland T1, Ashland "1 CampbeUsvtll 98. Ljndsey Wilson TJL South Tennessee 71 Mississippi Stat Meat Virginia 80, Clemson . Georgia Tech Is. Georgia T3. V M 1. M. V uginia Tech M. -ioama &V Auourn SO. N Carolina State Ti. .North Carolina CS. 15U as. Florida 37. Texas 38 Texas A. M. 34. M U. 3T. Arkansas 4a. Midwest Ohio Stat . Michigan T. Indiana S3. Wisconsin 4 Iowa Stata 3. Oklahoma 4C. lUinets 7. Iowa 62. Answer, Son, To ii What's This? A note from a co-ed in Seattle. "Dear Mr. Ruby," she says, "I am writing you this note for a certain wonderful boy. He always plays such good, clean basketball. He seldom fouls out, which I think displays wonderful courtesy. He is a wonderful boy, a good, clean, wholesome all-around American boy. His name is Johnny O'Brien. Won't you vote for him for all-America?" ... So it has come to this. Spoelstra And Marshall, Suh! Home Town Paper The N.CA.A.'s weekly U ,44 'fj Tom Marshall Tourney Notes The O.V.C. basketball tournament has been a tremendous success, as usual, .1 - - -. Jo Jo Dean j ... A Surplus of Marshalls Gabfest There were all kinds of Marshalls in the Western-Marshall ball game Friday night. . . . There was the school named Marshall. . . . There was a referee named Pigsy Marshall. . . . And a Hit"! topper star, Tom Marshall. . . . Tommy Fitzgerald found himself writing, "Marshall was fouled by a Marshall guard and Marshall awarded Marshall two free throws. lx4f (Chicago! 7 Seton Hall 73. Mimol S. Purdue M Oklahoma A & M T Detroit 33. Oklahoma City T. Wichita SI. St. Louis M. Drake M Colorado 7, Kansas Stat ST. Tulsa C3. Bradiev M. Valparaiso 73. Butler 33. t.aat tirnvv 07. Notr Tisme 5. Army i. Harvard S Georgetown TO LaSaiie . ViHanova W Duouesne 43 Colgate " Western Reserve I Camsius 65 St Hons venture t3 Holy Cross 90. Brown rorthim S! C C N V S3. F-enn 77. Columbia 71 Temple 7. St Joseph s T Stacuse 7 Prnn State TX Corneil S. Dartmouth 4). Southwest T C XT. S4. Baylor 4. Far West Stanford 71. f S C Montana ag. Denver 53. Wyoming- S3. Washington 4S. Bngharn Young go. New Mexico St. Wes term ''(Etipis FouUPMguefdU Gats' Rally Nips Demons Near Finish Kentucky Ends With 5 Cagers Out of Game By LARRY BOECK Csurier-Jouraal Staff Writer Chicago, Feb. 23. Two substitutes came through here tonight, with four Wildcats on the bench with the limit of personal fouls, to give Kentucky a harrowing 63-61 victory over game DePaul. A fifth Wildcat fouled out before the game ended. Willie Rouse, a sophomore from Lexington, stole the ball at midcourt with 2:20 minutes left, drove down the floor and scored on a crip shot that gave Kentucky a 62-61 lead. Then Gayle Rose, sophomore from Paris, tossed in the extra point, making Kentucky breathe a little easier with its two-point lead. Still Had a Chance DePaul, who had three men fouling out in a very closely called and rugged game, still had a chance to win. Stan Hoover received two free throws with 1:10 remaining in the game. He missed on the first. Then he waived the second shot and took the ball out of bounds. The Demons, and they were all of that to Kentucky tonight, failed to score. The Wildcats froze the ball the final 47 seconds of this pulsating scrap, in which the courageous Wildcats made one of their most amazing and gallant comebacks of the season. This victory over a fired-up, equally battling DePaul was all the more amazing because Kentucky early in the game had a number of fouls on key personnel. Trailed By Five Despite this dangerous 9tate of affairs and DePaul's lead of 60-55 with five minutes left, the Wildcats thrilled a crowd of ' 9,447 with their comeback. A push shot by Cliff Hagan, a fallaway shot from the side by Bobby Watson and a free throw by Bill Evans brought Kentucky back into a tie the ninth of this frantically fought contest. Then Rouse, put into the game because . of sheerest desperation with four regulars on. the bench, dramatically stole the ball and scored the bucket that recaptured the lead for the Cats and won the fame. During the last five minutes, DePaul could score but one point a free throw by Ron Feiereisel that made it 61-60 DePaul. Kentucky, playing raggedly and shooting poorly, blew an eight-point lead of 30-22 compiled early in the second quarter. They went into the intermission with a scant 37-33 lead. Four Fouls Each What was worse, Hagan and Frank Ramsey had four personals each at the intermission, and Skippy Whitaker, Bill Evans and Lou Tsioropoulos had three each. All told, 64 personal fouls were called, 38 on Kentucky and 26 on DePaul. And in winning by the slimmest margin of the season, the Wildcats saw Frank Ramsey, their sparkplug, depart with 9:44 minutes of time left. Whitaker had preceded him with 3:10 to go in the third quarter. Tsioropoulos was waved to the bench with 5:05 to go, and with him went Kentucky's last semblance of height. Evans fouled out with 3:43 minutes left and Hagan with 1:20 to go. Thus. Kentucky now had five men on the bench with personal fouls. And it had used up all five available subs. Watson also was playing with four personals on him. Shelby Linville, much needed tonight, did not make the trip because of an injury. DePaul lost Dan Lecos, their big man, with 3:55 to go, Bill Continued on Pare 3, Column 1 THRILLER! Kentucky f ft pf . Ieiaul ft pf Tsioroooukos (31 S Schyman f Ivam t . 2 G Rose f 1 1 Whitaker t 1 Neff t Rouse f 1 Hum c - 5 Clrk c 5 Lecoe 1 t 3 Johnson t O i D Row i O Dyker e 3 Fciereiael g 4 5 Hoover g C 4 Lamkin c 4 4 Kelly Watson Ratrwev c 4 s Ktrrn a- TntaU XS13M TOti " Kentucky 1 IS S Free throw missed: Kentucky Tnoro-potiioa. F.van. Hagan . Clark Watson. DePaul Schvman, Lc 4. Dvker I. Hoover J, Lamkm X. Fejereisel. Declined: DePaul 3. Kentucky $. Washington State Oregon S. U C LA. cm. California i Other Colleges Wilhams S3. Wort-ester Poly S2. Vermont S3. St, Lawrence . Providence 71. Springfield Rollins Florida Southern g3. Hampden-Svdner ta American TJ W. E Tenn Stat 77 Union (Tmn.) 47. New Hampshire M. hiainc S3. Anoaiachian 100. Ctnatw 7. Wake Forest 3 Davidson 4V Fion M Lenoir Rhyne "8 Roanoke 7 Ranooipb-Macon 5 Wet Liberty s Vi orris Hirv 54 Richmond g6 William and Mary 41. Niagara 31. Western Ontario 73 Connecticut 73. Rhode island 7. Coast Guard Academy 4. Coioy S4. Wrsieyan S Amherst SS. Emorv and Henry gs. Concord College 31. Carrier; Teen C7 Allegheny S5 St Francis of Peansi 1 varies 74, Wiynes-bur g 44 Stetson , Florida Stake Unrvermny 44. George Wihl-.ton 73. Citaoei M Lafayett 7. Buffalo Lruyerslty 41. Trinity M Tufts 4S Ohio Wwtua a. Wittenberg 31. Continued oh Pmgm 2, Column J ktX - 4ju, T; :C"V if.- itsteiiiiK,' rJ5-""-'-' Courier-Journal Photo BIG MEN BATTLE Western's Art Spoelstra (80) attempted this shot in the first half despite the efforts of Murray's Melvin Deweese last night. Hilltoppers won 47-45. Illinois Raps Iowa; I. U. Breezes 63-48 Champaign, 111., Feb. 23 (AP) Illinois turned on white hot pressure in the third quarter to smother Iowa 78-62 tonight and virtually clinch the Big Ten basketball title even though Iowa's Chuck Darling set a new conference season scoring record. . . It broke a first-place deadlock between the two teams and left Illinois with a 10-1 record against Iowa's 9-2. Iowa had defeated the Illini 73-68 at Iowa City February 9. Darling, although harassed all the way, rang up 22 points for a new season record of 284. The former 14-game season record was 277, set last season by North-western's Ray Ragelis. After trailing only 34-28 at half-time, Iowa collapsed completely before Illinois' 22-point spree in the third period. In that stanza, Iowa collected only 11 points. Illinois shot .350 for the entire game, while Iowa's marksmanship was .239. Iowa fg ft pf . niinois Davis f 115 Bemoras f . 3 S 3 Thompson f 5 2 4 C. Follmer t . 2 7 5 Cochrane f 1 14 Gerecke f 0 0 2 Jarnagin f 2 0 0 Hooper f 0 0 0 Diehl f 0 0 1 Peterson c 5 3 3 Darling c 7 8 3 Kerr c 6 3 5 Clifton g 1 7 4 M. Follmer c . O O O Greene g 4 14 Fletcher g 3 2 5 Bredar g 2 3 Totals 21 20 25 Totals .....28 22 26 Iowa 12 18 11 23 2 Illinois 17 17 22 22 78 Free throws missed r Iowa Danis. Green. Clifton 4. Cochrane. Diehl. Illinois Collmer 2. Bemoras 4, Peterson 2, Fletcher 2. Bredar. Kerr. I. U. Rips Badgers 63-48 Madison, Wis., Feb. 23 (JP) Indiana's basketball team was in command all the way tonight in handing Wisconsin its sixth straight Big Ten Conierence defeat. 63-48. Indiana broke an 11-11 tie midway in the first period and never was headed, holding quarter leads of 16-12, 32-24 and 44-34. Heavy scoring by forwards Bob Leonard with 17 points and Dick Farley with 15, contributed substantially to the Hoosier victory. Don Schlundt, Indiana's 6-foot, 9-inch freshman center, was held to 10 points after averaging close to 20 points in previous conference games. Wisconsin had a .202 shooting average, making only 17 of 84 field goal tries. Indiana connected on 23 of 64 for .359. Indiana Ijeonard f Farley t . Hiil f .... Schlundt c Scott c Masters g Fsposito g Miranda g fg ft pf - Wisconsin fg ft pf 3 4 Cable f 4 2 0 T 1 3 Carpenter f . 3 1 3 3 Dal-r f O O 2 3 Anderson f . 2 1 1 1 Wetsner f-g. 12 1 3 3 Morrow e 1 1 5 3 2 Dahike C 2 2 1 1 1 Nicholas g . 4 4 1 O - 2 1 1 . 3 2 S-efert g 114 Totals 23 IT 20 Totals 17 14 18 Indiana ! 1 12 ! M Wisconsin 12 12 10 14 48 Free throws missed- Indiana Farley 3. Schlundt. Masters. Esposito 2 Wwontin Cabie. Carpenter 2. Anderson. Weisner, Morrow, Dahike. Nicholas. Siefert. Navy Beats Irish Annapolis, Md, Feb. 23 (JP) Navy trounced Notre Dame 67-58 today for its first victory over an Irish basketball squad. The Middies rang up their 15 th win in 22 games mostly on the hook shots of their six-foot-four freshman, Don Lange of Chicago, who scored 23 points. Navy took the lead about the p Lesb f RosenUval t .. Lattner f lewinski c -. Sullivan e . McC iossey g Gibbons g Revnoids g Totals Notre Dam Kavy fg ft pf Sm . 1 4 Clune f 54 Wnj . 1 Krusa f .12 1 Larurec .10 4 Cramer e . I Hogart g . 5 McCaily g . 2 Van Scoyoc g f ft pf .542 s IB 2 otais .2 Jl 17 .14 rr n .la It If 1747 Free throws Trussed: Notre Baffle, -Leslie 1. Oiotwns. Lewir-mi- Reynokis 2: Navy Clune , Ktusa JL Wuclcy. MeCailr. Murray In 4 7-45 Thriller middle of the first quarter and never lost command. By halftime the edge was widened to 36-24. It ws the third meeting between the Irish and the Tars. The loss was the ninth this season for Notre Dame in 23 outings. Notre Dame led briefly by a point or so in the first few minutes, then Navy put together an eight-point streak to shove ahead 13-7. The Irish never threatened seriously after that. . -.. " k 7 "n if A 4 v 'ill --s"'it 7""Sw- 1. "A W : Courier-JearaaJ Phata TO THE VICTORS went this trophy following the championship game of the Ohio Valley Conference tourney last night. Gov. Wetherby (left) made the presentation to Capt Gene Rhodes and Coach Ed Diddle of Western. The Hilltoppers defeated Murray 47-45. : ; Hill Gail Calumet Colt Arcadia, Cal., Feb. 23 (AP) Kentucky's Hill Gail knocked the wind out of the Windy City II boom today. He whipped the Irish colt by four lengths for a smashing victory in the rich Santa Anita Derby. Scoring a revenge triumph for the lacings he took in two previous clashes at Santa Anita Park, the Calumet Farm's dark brown bay son of Bull Lea drew down the handsome purse of $32,900. Running back to the form he showed as one of the nation's outstanding juveniles last year, Hill Gail, with jockey Ted Atkinson aboard, ran Windy City II into the ground as they entered the stretch. Two-Horse Race Arroz, a field horse, finished third in the Held cf 14 colts.. The Breds' Slow Play Almost Pays Off Questionable Call on 6Tip-In Foul' Slight Have Been Difference By TOMMY FITZGERALD This Derbytown had been educated to believe that horses that won't run, don't pay off. Last night at the Armory, though, they were almost re-educated by the Murray Thoroughbreds, who deliberately refused to run and, in doing so, almost repeated as champions of the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament. The slow-down Thoroughbreds actually lost the title by a nose to Western, 47-45, in the lowest scoring game in the conference's 4-year history. As things turned out, it was by the uptilted nose of Coach Harlan Hodges of the Thoroughbreds. 8,000 See Game He turned his smeller up at a verdict that gave Western a goal and a 38-37 lead early in the fourth quarter of this constantly close battle. The dispassionate observers among the crowd of 8,000 were inclined to agree with the logic of the protest he lodged. Since Western eventually won by only two points, this goal was vital. It was a tip-in by Dan King after one of his Western mates had missed a long fling. The official allowed the goal, but called a foul on King for fouling. Questions Shot "Was it a tip-in?" asked Hodges as he dashed up to the official and, when confirmed, he added: "Well, you better keep your eyes open." He later pointed out that, in his opinion, one shared by many onlookers, that King, if guilty of a foul, was bound to have charged his man before he could have tipped one in. The man touled in this instance, Charley Lampley, made the free toss to tie it up, 38-38. But if the goal had been disallowed and Lampley had gotten his free toss and made it, the score would have been 38-36 for Murray and this might have meant the ball game. It was stm anyDoay s Dan game after that right down to the finish. Murray got the lead back at 39-38 on a free by Garrett Beshear, Murray's 30-year-old junior and a gent "who lead all scorers with 21 points. Strategy From Start . We'll stop here to remark how Murray figured to play it smart. As Hodges explained after the game, he didn't think his boys could run with Western because it couldn't equal Western in height and command the rebounds. So, he instructed his Horses to Shi K Sg,, .it-y - , , . TMl Beats Windy City By Four Pulls Away From Tiring European Champion time for the mile and one-eighth fixture was 1:50 flat. Hill Gail, second choice in 1he betting of the crowd of 50,000, rewarded his backers with a payoff of $11.40, $3.90 and $3.90; Windy City II $2.70 and $2.70; Axtoz, ,$11.20. As expected, the Derby soon developed into a battle between Hill Gail and the Irish whirlwind, racing for Mrs. Gus Luell-witz of Los Angeles. The Windy colt from abroad could offer no excuses. Jockey Eddie Arcaro got him off in speedy fashion from his No. 4 post position. He was second to the quick-breaking Haltafire, but soon got to the rail and was on top of the field. The King Ranch's Marcador closed in fast behind Windy City, and Hill Gail hung back briefly about fourth or fifth. Soon he began to move up, and in the struggle down the back stretch, it was Windy City in front by a lope, to play it slow. He hoped for success on the strategy of a double-pivot with Beshear and big Mel Deweese in there under the basket. He sacrificed the scoring power of ' his top point-maker, the spteedy and shooting dribbling genius, little Benny Purcell, to feed these big men. Gene Rhodes gave Purcell no chance to score from out on the floor. He was on him like a vaccination mark. Purcell didn't get a field goal. The big boys Beshear and Deweese wound up with 39 of Murray's 45 points. Deweese had 18. Now, let's get back to when it was 39-38 for Murray with those eight minutes and 21 seconds to go. Played Brilliant Game Tom Marshall, who played a brilliant game for Western and topped its scorers with 16 points, hit from the corner to regain the lead for Western at 40-39 with 7:44 to go. Western never trailed after that, but still never led by more than four points. Art Spoelstra, who got 13 points mainly on hook -shots, made it 41-39 on a free and Marshall hit a short to make it 43-39. Beshear threw in an overhead and it was 43-41 with 3:58 left. Dick White, Western's third high scorer with 10 points, hit a long to make it 45-41 with 2:40 to go. Then Lampley struck with a medium and it was 45-43. Spo-elstra's follow with 1:39 to go returned Western's four-point lead. But seconds later Beshear snun one in anci it was 47-45 Western with 1:26 left. Then Western did a silly thing. It had the ball, but, instead of trying to keep it, threw an ineffectual shot. Coach Ed Diddle called time out and reprimanded Slowdown Murray f g ft pf. Western fg.ft pf. Beshear f .. 8 3 1 Marshall f 8 0 0 Mlkez f 0 0 .3 King f 2 3 5 Deweese c ..7 4 4 Smith f O O 1 Lampley g ..2 1 4 Cole f 0 0 0 Purcell g 0 I 1 Spoelstra c .5 3 4 White g 5 0 2 Rhodes c ... 0 1 I Totalg 18 t 11 Totals ... 20 7 13 Murray , 8 13 14 10 45 Western 11 14 11 11 47 Free Throws Missed Murray: Beshear. Mikez, Deweese 2, Iampley 2. Western: Marshall, King, Spoelstra 2, White, Rhodes. length, then three quarters, and at the far turn the lead had dwindled to a head. Merely How Far Heading toward the stretch Atkinson got the Kentucky colt out in front, and, gathering momentum, began to draw away. It was no contest In the final furlong; merely a matter of how far the Gail would outdistance the fading Wind. Indian Land, racing for Lee McCoy, pulled up to threaten the runners-up for a moment, but failed, to hang on and Arroz, owned by Mrs. Gordon Guiberson of Sacramento, Cal., grabbed the show position. The Windy City faction was crestfallen, particularly the crowd .that wagered $157,041 on the Windy one's nose to win. The loss was the Irish coifs third In nine starts four races in this country at this track, and O 9 1 r Tom Marshall Leads Western attack the shooting culprit, the very capable Mr. White. Western didn't make that mistake again. In fact, there wasn't even any more coring. Western hearts fluttered, though, when Lampley grabbed a pass from Marshall with 20 seconds left. But Marshall grabbed Lampley's pass right back and, fouled in doing it, he took the ball outside and the game ended a few seconds later. It was the 'fourth O.V.C. meet and the second championship for Western, which captured the inaugural tournament. It was the first time they have ever met Murray in the final. 10 Below Record Murray's slow play kept the score down to a record number of points for the tounament. The total for both teams of 92 points was 10 points below the previous record low of 102 paints as Murray won from Tennessee Tecli 56-45 in last year's meet. The Thoroughbreds' slowness made it an unaggressive game and so reduced fouling that the team All-Touriaey ! Here is the All Ohio Valley Conference tournament squad as picked by the coaches: Tom Marshall, Western; Walt Walowac, Marshall; Bonnie Purcell, Murray; Jim Baechtold, Eastern; Eiza Whalen, Morehead; Flavious Smith, Tennessee Tech; Jim Lamb, Marshall; Art Spoelstra. Western; Garrett Beshear, ; Murray; Roscoe Brvin. Evans- 1 ville; Richard White. Western. ' Governor Lawrence Wetherby made the trophy presentation, could play with only five men. A total of 26 fouls, 13 on each team, was called. A slight superiority in shooting by Western an edge gained in offensive rebounding won the game for the Hilltoppers. They hit for 38 per cent to Murray's 33 per cent. Only 107 shots were made in the game 53 by Western and 54 by Murray. Western was particularly kecri on its shooting in the first half, hitting for 40.7 per cent. The Toppers made 11 of 27 tries. Murray made only eight goals this half in 26 tries. Their set offense found trouble with Western's stubborn defense. Went Ahead 33-32 Murray gained a 2-0 lead, but, after a spinner by Spoelstra had taken the advantage from, them at 3-2, the Thoroughbreds never were in front again until 1:04 of the third period was left when they took a 33-32 lead. In the meantime, Western was able to stay in front from only one to seven points (15-8) and once was tied, 5-5. Western led 11-8 at the first quarter and 25-21 at the half. Murray was on top 36-35 goinc into the final period. The lead changed hands three times by one point and was tied once before Western took the lead for good on Marshall's goal that gave them a 40-39 lead. Duquesne Stopped 61-62 Philadelphia, Feb. 23 W)- Duquesne, the nation's last major unbeaten basketball team, had its" IB-game winning streak snapped tonight, 64-62, by upset-conscious Villanova in an overtime period. The Dukes failed to extend a stirring rally that carried them to a 60-60 tie in regulation time. Villanova's Ben Stewart scored the decisive coal on a driving lay-up with 3:32 remaining in the five-minute overtime. five races in England, Ireland and France last year. The order of finish behind the fourth place Indian Land was: Marcador, Cold Command. Red Charger, All's Fair, Dark Count, Haltafire, -Tiger Sir. Smoke Screen, Whither and Kingly. Arcaro Is Puzzled ' Arcaro was somewhat mystified by Windy City's performance. Having ridden him in all his races in this country, Arcaro said: This little horse has a lot of potential quality, but he really didn't run well any part of it today. "Something must have happened to him. He didn't have his lick at all going into the first turn, and I had to 'send him much more than ordinarily would be necessary." The race chart said Windy City "came back slightly lame in the right foreleg but is reported to have walked out of it en route to the receiving barn." VI -ft

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