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THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1989 3C Officials earning their stripes the hard way if m This has not been an easy year for college basketball officials. ; Consider: Purdue coach Gene Ready, after a loss to Indiana, just about : shattered a podium when he pound-' ed his fist three times during a i press conference. "When a player gets bumped in the lane," Ready said, his voice rising with his fist, : "that's (bam!) a foul." ESPN and ABC analyst Dick Vitale has widely criticized Big 10 ; referees, saying that "the officiat- ing in this league is not up to par with the playing and coaching." Oklahoma coach Billy Tubbs . received a technical when he i grabbed the public address micro- " phone during a game against Missouri and said, "No matter how tprrihlp the rtffiniaHner ic Hnn'f i throw things." Ole Miss coach Ed Murphy ana Georgia coacn Mugn Diirnam cumpiduieu auuui non-cans in lasi- second, one- and two-point losses at I; Vanderbilt. Said Murphy: "Every- body works 40 minutes, but some- ter Pervis Ellison in the last second of a 77-75 loss to UCLA. "I don't think there's a UCLA fan who believes that was goaltending," Louisville coach Denny Crum said. "There's always a lot of criticism and complaints in February," said SEC Supervisor of Officials John Guthrie, who added he is not unhappy with the officiating in his league. "That's when we have what we call 'February Fever.' Teams are working for an NCAA bid and high seeds in conference tournaments. . . . (Criticism) comes with territory. And it's an outgrowth of what's going on nationwide. There's a lot of public discontent coming out of the Big 10 and that spreads throughout the country." Evansville senior Scott Haffner's career high was 33 points, until he played against Dayton last week. Haffner a 6-foot-4 guard made 23-of-29 shots (11-of-13 three-pointers) in scoring 65 points. "It was painful to watch, but it was beautiful," Dayton coach Don Donoher said. Evansville won 109-83. Had Dayton held Haffner to one point above his previous career high, Dayton would have won. . . . Haffner also had 33 points against Cincinnati and 32 against Xavier last week, giving him a three-game, 130-point week. . . . Georgia Tech forward David Whitmore, who has a 42 -inch vertical leap, is afraid of heights Think about this: The only reason Chris Jackson of LSU might not be voted first-team All-America is because he's a freshman, and that really doesn't seem fair. . . . Surprise, surprise. Miami is in position to possibly join Florida State and Florida assuming those two are selected in the 64-team NCAA Tournament field. The Hurricanes are 16-10 with games remaining at Texas (16-9) tonight and Oral Roberts (6-18) and home against Davidson (6-22), Savannah State (11-13) and Florida International (9-15). Winning four games would give UM 20 victories and put them on the precarious bubble for 162-144, said he'd like his team to play a perfect game, which would be about 240 points. "So 160 is kind of dabbling in mediocrity," Westhead said. . . . John Feinstein, author of A Season on the Brink, the book about Bob Knight's Indiana Hoo-siers, points out in a Basketball Times column that John Thompson, widely praised for his walkout in protest of Proposition 42, accepted Michael Graham into school. Feinstein said Graham didn't graduate from high school, but did receive a high-school equivalency degree. He helped the Hoyas win one national title, then flunked out of Georgetown. . . . Oklahoma forward Tyrone Jones after a 122-86 win over Colorado: "We played pretty hard, considering it was Colorado." . . . Temple's Mark Macon is shooting just 40.9 percent from the floor (33.7 percent from three-point range). . . . Ohio State coach Gary Williams wept openly at a press conference when he announced guard Jay Burson would be lost for the season because of a broken vertebra in his neck. ' earning a bid. . . . The Louisville Courier-Journal started shoveling dirt on the future of Kentucky coach Eddie Sutton when it quoted from the school's response to the NCAA that Sutton may have told a high-school coach "to give false and misleading information to the NCAA" during the investigation into the Wildcats program. According to the paper, UR's response acknowledges the allegation "is substantially correct" and goes on to say that additional information the school gathered may suggest wrongdoing by Sutton, who has a clause in his contract allowing his dismissal for NCAA violations. . . . Luc Longley, a 7-2 center from Australia who plays for New Mexico, blocked a shot in the last seconds to preserve a victory over Brigham Young. At halftime of that game, his 6-10 father Richard, on his first visit to the United States, sank a half-court shot to win $500 for a charity. . . . Paul Westhead, after Loyola-Marymount beat U.S. International Daren Chandler scored 20 points to lead five players in double figures as the Mocs (16-11) defeated the Rams (11-13). UTC's Daren Chandler hit a three-pointer with 3:33 left in the game to put UTC ahead for good 72-69. lona 123, Holy Cross 113 NEW ROCHELLE, NY. -Nestor Payne scored 35 points six in overtime as the Gaels (12-15, 6-6) set a school record for points with a victory over the Crusaders (13-13, 5-8) in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play. Dwight Pernell scored 41 points, including a three-pointer at the buzzer in regulation for Holy Cross. Seton Hall tops St. North Carolina rolls 109-86 The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -John Morton scored all 22 of his points in the second half and Andrew Gaze's two free throws with 2:17 left broke the final tie Tuesday night as No. 15 Seton Hall beat St. John's 63-60. mhhm The Pirates pjQ 5 (22-5, 9-5) assured SETON HALL ificu iui win- ning season in the Big East. ' Jayson Williams scored 25 I points for St. John's (14-10, 5-8), mm . i " in wm trnmmm i Fii Franklin 2-7, Owens 2-9, Soares 0-1, Mennenga 0-1), North Carolina 2-10 (Denny 1-2. Bucknall 1-5, Lebo 0-1. Fox 0-1, Hensley 0-1). Fouled out None. Rebounds Nevada-Reno 42 (Parizzia 10), North Carolina 56 (Fox II). Assists Nevada-Reno 13 (Soares 5), North Carolina 28 (Fox 6). Total fouls Nevada-Reno 21, North Carolina 22. A 17,007. Notre Dame 83, Dayton 66 DAYTON, Ohio - Keith Robinson scored 25 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead the Fighting Irish (17-5) over the Flyers (11-15). It was the fifth straight game in which Robinson scored more than 20 points. Joe Frederick added 20 for the Irish while Keith Tower had 13 and Jamere Jackson 12. Tenn.-Chattanooga 78, VCU 75 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - n Tisa jJJixi.tIuIi .wtftiijk'iitr UAB87, South Florida 59 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Larry Rembert scored 25 points to lead the Blazers (15-9, 7-5) to a Sunbelt Conference victory over the Bulls' (7-17, 2-10). The lead changed hands six times in the first half and was tied three times before the Blazers took the lead for good on a basket by Rembert with 11:47 to play in the first half. ' South Alabama 92, Old Dominion 81 MOBILE, Ala. - Gabe Estaba scored 19 points to lead six Jaguars (16-8, 9-3) in double figures in a Sun Belt Conference victory over the Monarchs (14-11, 7-6). 1 ft . J. I am 18 years of age or older. middle initial street .Zip: P.O. BOX 158, Hialeah, FL 33011. J mumtll TEL-A-BET Telephone Betting Account Request Please open a TEL-A-BET telephone betting account in my name. I certify that New Orleans' Tony Harris looks for help as FSU's George McCloud goes for the ball during the Seminoles' 83-77 loss. New Orleans hands FSU third straight loss 83-77 EES 0IgaT4.- H' -f.M Mill .Xa'.:ll'l;l:-'il':.iKTIV- first .Signature. Name:. last FLORIDA Address: number City:. John's; scored on a drive with 2:26 remaining. ST. JOHN'S (60) Williams 7-15 11-13 25. Sealy 4-10 1-2 9. Werdann 5-10 0-0 10. Buchanan 3-6 2-2 8. Brust 3-8 1-1 7. Singleton 0-0 0-0 0, Aiken 0-0 1-2 I, Muto 0-0 0-0 0, Milhaven 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-51 16-20 60. SETON HALL (63) Gaze 7-1 5 3-5 20. Walker 0 2 0-0 0 , Ramos 5-12 5-6 15, Greene 0-4 2-2 2. Morton 7-1 5 7-9 22, Cooper 0-1 0-0 0, Volcy 2 2 0-0 4, Awent 0-2 0-0 0. Katsikis 0-0 0-1 0, Crowley 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 17-23 63. Hlftlm Seton Hall 26, St. John's 26. Three-point goal! St. John's 0-3 (Biust 0-1, Werdann 0-1, Milhaven 0-1), Seton Hall 4-12 (Gaze 3-8. Morton 1-3, Greene 0-1). Fouled out None. Rebounds St. John's 35 (Wedann 9), Seton Hall 32 (Ramos 1 1). Assists St. John's 8 (Werdann, Buchanan 3), Seton Hall 12 (Ramos 3). Total fouls St. John's 22, Seton Hall 18. A 13,126. North Carolina 109, Nevada-Reno 86 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Kevin Madden scored 21 points and J.R. Reid and Rick Fox added 19 each as the No. 5 Tar Heels (23-5) beat the Wolf Pack (14-10). Maw Nevada-Reno NO. 5 took a 12-3 lead . .r.. three minutes N. CAROL NA . into the game as all five starters scored. NEVADA-RENO (86) Williams 3-9 2-2 8, Baer 5-10 0-1 10. Panzzia 6-142-218, Owens 1 0-28 6-8 28. Soares 3-6 0-2 6, Rupp 1-3 0-1 2, Franklin 5-16 2-2 14, Earley 0-1 0-0 0. Honeycutt 0-0 0-0 0, Mennenga 0- 1 0-0 0. Totals 33-88 12-18 86. NORTH CAROLINA (109) Madden 10-14 1-1 21. Reid 8-14 3-5 19. Williams 5-1 1 1-3 1 1. Bucknall 4-9 1- 2 10, Lebo 0-3 0-0 0. Fox 8-9 3-3 19. Chilcutt 4-10 0-2 8, Rice 4-4 2-2 10, Davis 1-3 2-2 4, Denny 1-2 0-0 3, May 1-2 0-0 2. Hensley 0-1 0-0 0. Greene 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 46-82 15-22 109. Halftime North Carolina 60, Nevada-Reno 39. Threo-polnt goals Nevada-Reno 8-29 (Parizzia 4-11, mm $900 Golf WITH THIS AD SPORTSMAN'S UNKS 5850 BELVEDERE RD. 683-4544 BOSCH 7Vt" Pivoting Shoe Builders Saw, Model i ii&Aart Patrick McManamon COLLEGE BASKETBALL times the officials only work 39." Last week Durham, upset that 37 fouls were called on his team and only 11 ,on visiting Vanderbilt, stormed the court late in the loss. He was given three technicals after approaching all three officials. ''I gave each a chance," Durham said. Louisville lost a game when goaltending was called against cen College Basketball which lost to Seton Hall for the second time this season, the first time that's happened in the Big East. Neither team led by more than five points in the second half. There were five lead changes and six ties, the last at 58-58 when Williams - ' .;ms,$FiwT- . i THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Moore had 19 apiece. "I get the feeling our guys are really believing in themselves, and as a result they are playing good basketball," Floyd said. "We hit 7-of-8 free throws in the stretch. These guys are competitive, and things like that come out in the clutch." FLORIDA ST. (77) Dawson 5-8 4-6 14, Thomas 2-4 2-3 6, Hunter 4-5 0-0 8, Mitchell 6-7 5-5 17, McCloud 8-14 6-6 24, Hands 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Boyd 0-2 2-2 2, Mayes 3-5 0-0 6, White 0-0 0- 0 0. totals b-4S iy- if. NEW ORLEANS (83) Richardson 6-9 7-8 19. Hams 9-16 4-4 22, Moore 8-11 3-5 19, Hokett 6-12 0-0 15, Thornton 1-12-6 4, Bennett 2-5 0-0 4, Curvey 0-0 0-0 O. totals 32-S4 lb-d J. Halftime New Orleans 38. Florida St. 34. Three-point goals Florida St. 2-5 (McCloud 2 5), New Orleans 3-6 (Hokett 3-4, Hams 0-1. Bennett 0-1). Fouled out Dawson, Mayes. Rebounds Florida St. 22 (Thomas 7), New Orleans 24 (Moore 9). Assists Florida St. 13 (Mayes 6), New Orleans 24 (Thornton 11). Total fouls Florida St. 25. New Orleans 18. Technical New Odeans bench. A 5,101. erwood plans to start guards J.J Taylor and Eddie Terrell, forwards Doug Mason and Herbie Baker and center Chris Saunier. Key reserves for the Pioneers are point guard Steve Walker, center Dan Perolio forward Jim Busse and guard Tom Morgan. Among Dade South's reserves is 6-11 center Frank Gaw, from West Germany. Thursday's winner joins Dade North as the Southern Conference representatives in the state tournament March 2-4 at Bradenton. Florida Atlantic 94, Nova University 89 BOCA RATON - Ron McLin hit five free throws in the final 25 seconds of overtime, lifting the Owls (8-18) to a victory over the Knights (5-21) at the FAU gymnasium. Nova's Bob Malmgren fouled McLin with 25 seconds remaining and the game tied 89-89. McLin made both free throws. Teves Bush then missed two three-point attempts that would have given Nova the lead. McLin made three of four attempts from the line the remainder of the game to seal the win. NOVA (89) Rohlsen 0-0 0-0 0. Bush 6-18 3-4 18. Eichholtz 1-3 1-2 3, Gerencser 5-7 1-2 11. Acker-man 15-28 13-15 46, Malmgren 0-1 0-0 0 Jaeger 0-0 0-1 0, DeChant 2 6 7-9 11 Totals 29-63 25-33 89. FLORIDA ATLANTIC (94) Johnson 1-3 0-0 3, Jones 1-1 1-3 3. McLin 7-18 13-14 27. Williams 3-4 4-4 12, Mlnch 3-6 0-0 7, Benjamin 4-13 2-4 10, Kan-mng 4-9 2-3 1 1. Schute 7-11 7-10 21. Totals 30-65 29-38 94. Hatftlm Nova 39, Flonda Atlantic 29. Throe-potnt shots Nova 6-20 (Bush 3-12, Ackerman 3-7 DeChant 0-1), Flonda Atlantic 5-10 (Johnson 1-3 Wil-KL.2'2' Minch ''3- Beniamin 0-1. Kanning 1-1) FortM out Eichhottz, Gerencser, Ackerman. Malmgren, KanrwiR. Schuru. Rebounds Nova 36 (Ackerman 12). Flonda Atlantic 46 (Schultt 13) Assists Nova 1 2 (DeChant ,. Flonda Atlantic 1 8 (Jones 9) To- W Nova 30. Flonda Atlantic 26 A 550 Telephone: ; area code number CODE NAME DESIRED (any combination of up to sixteen spaces- no numerals): Enclosed is my cashier's check or money order made payable to Hialeah, Inc. in the amount ot ($125 minimum, which includes $25 application fee) as an initial deposit. I understand that the minimum bet is ; $20 PER CALL. I agree that my account will be conducted wihtin the rules and regulations of the Division of Parimutuel Wagering of the State of Florida and of Hialeah, Inc. Date of Birth: . Social Security No. FSUfrom 1C throws by Derrick Mitchell with 3:43 left. Hokett then made his third three-pointer, giving New Orleans the lead for good at 70-67 with 3:27 remaining. - ' I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 f LlbOlC liuat:u if a uviih .-- n m 1 , . I . : . rtry i .Afirnfl vi i nun u inrMH-iii imhi ana naa a cnance 10 tie me score ai 74 on another three-pointer by" McCloud. But he missed the shot, New Orleans rebounded and Harris and Willie Richardson made free throws. Harris had 22 points for New Orleans, which won its fourth straight. Richardson and William Mail this application and your initial deposit of $125 or more to: HIALEAH, INC., Allow seven to ten days for delivery. Telephone in Florida 1-800-442-5324. Pacers open with Seahawks at conference tournament Q Potter ll3IB IllJi SCOTTS FERTILIZER At Lainhart & Potter. We Make Shopping Easier By CHUCK OTTERSON Palm Beach Post Staff Writer MIAMI Palm Beach Community College plays Broward CC at 6 p.m. today in the opening game of the Southern Conference men's basketball tournament at Miami-Dade South. Indian River Community College plays host Dade South at 8 tonight. The winners will meet for the tournament championship at 8 p.m. Thursday. PBCC coach Scott Pospichal plans to start guards Chris Rose and Danny Stubbs, forwards Jon Fedor and Earl Barnett and 6-foot-11 center Peter Dreyer. "We're healthy right now," Pospichal said Tuesday. "Jon (Fedor) has a little problem with the flu but he'll be ready to go. "We're really pleased with the way things are going. Whatever happens, I guarantee our kids'll go out and compete." Pospichal's Pacers finished the regular season with a conference record of 6-4. They lost two games to conference champion Miami-Dade North, swept Indian River and Edison and split with Broward and Dade South. PBCC, which has only three reserves (guard Michael Jackson, forward Matt Boyce and 6-10 center Ralph Simmerman), goes into the tournament with an overall record of 20-9. Probable starters for coach Carlton Byrd's Broward Seahawks are forwards Matt Berenbaum and John LaRose, center Joel Miller and guards Don Smith and Derick Schapley. Indian River coach Mike Leath- llEif BoouS I Complete line of Building Materials and Home Improvement Supplies I Trained. 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