St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri on October 31, 1965 · Page 37
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it"i iii iHnf 'TiWtnnriii wmmeanmrit-riMmmmi-imnarxviaimmumemm mm mmammr-wm . Gary Keeps, Quarterback Gary Lane tucks the ball under his arm and runs In this first-quarter action yesterday at rui iru Pistons Pounded By Hawks By John J. Archibald The Hawks came alive after a slow start, but the Detroit Pistons never did, and St. Louis won the National Basketball Association game at Kiel Auditorium last night,; 122-95. There was little semblance to the qurdwnoving attack of their previous game the victory over the Boston Celtics a week beforeas the Hawks groped for baskets in the early going. Their first field goal came after ne three minutes had elapsed and it was on a goal-tending call after a shot of Cliff Hagan." Richie Guerin shouted repeat-l edly for his club to get running and when St. Louis trailed by an 8-4 score with four minutes gone,' the coach called a timeout. ' On the play that followed the time-out, though, the Hawks were charged with traveling and again failed to get their shot. Guerin put himself into the game in place of Jeff Mullins with 6:32 to go in the period and the score 8-6 in Detroit's favor. Richie immediately drove for the basket, scored and was fouled and the Hawks had the lead. Still the attack boggled and Guerin himself was unable to score on several later drives for the basket. A last-second jumper by Guerin put the Hawks in front, 22-21, as the quarter ended. The Hawks shot a mere .333, with six for 19 in the period. Center Zelmo Beaty suffered a fingernail cut on his right eye shortly after the second quarter 6tarted. He remained in the game, but interrupted the action a minute later to say he "couldn't see." Gene Tormohlen replaced him with the Hawks leading, 26-25. Tormohlen, seldom seen since his emergence from retirement this season, played an important part in the St. Louis offensive that got under way shortly after. A hook shot by Tormohlen made it 33-30 and he was credited with assists on baskets shortly after by Bill Bridges and Guerin that made it 43-30. Dave DeBusschere scored a pair of baskets for Detroit at that point, but at the half the Hawks were in front, 55-43. The third quarter clearly belonged to the Hawks as the Piston defense put up only minimum effort. Mullins, back in the lineup, popped in five field goals and Beaty apparently recovered from his eye injury added another 10 points. As the fourth quarter began, the Hawks had an 85-65 lead. Beaty sank three successive backets at the start of the final period and with nine minutes to go the Hawks had a 25-point lead and Guerin began sending in his reserves. Prep Scores Beaumont 9, Roosevelt 0 Soldan 38, Vashon 0 Western M.A. 1J, Country Day 7 -:. CBC 20, DeAndreis 0 Kinloch 13, Lafayette 0 O'Fallon Tech 28, Southwest 16 Parkway 36, Affton 7 Riverview 16, Hazelwood 13 Lutheran South 13, Principia 7 Berkeley 9, St. Charles 6 Normandy 35, Lindbergh 7 Northwest (House Springs) 26, Flat River 13 Sumner 18, McKinley 6 Bethalto 14, Dupo 12 Chaminade 44, St. Francis Borgia (Washington) 19 Webster Groves 20, University fcty 13 Clayton 12, Mehlville 0 St. Louis U. High 21, Althoff (Belleville) 0 Hockey Results ' NATIONAL 1,KA(!IE r Tumiiiu 4, Detroit 3 f hiii 6, Montreal 4 Jusw 1 nrk 8, Boston 'I AMKItK AN I.KAtiUE Buffalo 3, Hcrshey 1 Kwhmtpr 4, Hnltlmore 2 Quebec 7, Flltsburgli 8 (overtime) uskers and 22 Yards Later Missouri Had the Lead WW EJA pyfWi Finding a Lane for Missouri Touchdown Gary Lane, 'Missouri's all-Big Eight quarterback, cuts past Ted Vactor (on the ground) and sprints away from Jerry Patton (88) and Bill Johnson (28) on the III ini Stop Purdue, 2 By Ed Wilks Of the Post-Dispatch Staff CHAMPAIGN, HI., Oct. 30-Illinois's sometimes maligned defense paired perfectly with another run for records by fullback Jim Grabowski here today as the Mini completed the collapse of Purdue's Rose Bowl hopes by smacking the Boilermakers, 21-0. i. The Mini pursuit simply chased Purdue's remarkable quarterback, Bob Griese, into frustration on this bright and balmy afternoon at Memorial Stadium as the Orange and Blue climbed past .500 for the first time this football season. Such was the Illinois defensive rush that Griese, the nation's No. 2 passer and a do-it-all guy who was ranked No. 4 in total offense, was even chased to the bench, with senior stand-in Doug Holcomb the quarterback at one stage of the final period. . There were records a-plenty as Illinois, a three-point underdog, caught Purdue for a fourth-place tie in Big Ten standings with 2-2 conference record. The records were mainly Gra-bowski's. His ramminv runs, whether hitting Straight ahead or bending the corners with pitchouts, netted him a Big Ten career rushing record, plus an Illinois career total offense record, plus an Mini one-game high for carries. The Boilermakers had been ranked sixth and seventh in the wire service polls this past week, but Purdue was a tottering giant coming into this game after being beaten by Michigan State, 14-10, last weekend. And Grabowski, a rambler, proved the giant killer. The Chicago senior carried 36 times for a 163-yard net that pushed his career rushing total to 2275 yards, the best three-year running gain accomplished by a Big Ten player. His pick-up today also gave him 2540 yards in total offense, cracking the Illinois career record of 2424 set by quarterback Tommy O'Connell In 1951-52. The 36 rusmes erased the rec- Columbia. The play brought Missouri a touchdown against Nebraska before the game was six minutes summaries Purdue 0 0 0 Illinois 7 6 u S( OIlINfi III Grabowski 1 plunge kirk) III Hess 3 pass from (kick lulled) III WriKlit 2S paw from (lustanlo paK (n H-m) Attendant')' .11), M7 ; STATISTICS ... .j Purdue First down m Hu-lun yardage, minus 14 Passim yardage 2118 Passes je-33 Passits Intercepted by 0 Punts 9-40 Fumbles, fumbles lost 2-2 Penalties, yards lust 3-28 0 O 8 a i (Custardo Custardo Custardo Illlnlos 17 JUS inn 14-21 2 8-:u a-o 6-5-) ord 33 Grabowski had put into Illinois books when he established the Big Ten one-game rushing standard of 239 yards last season against Wisconsin. The 163 yards he packed away today made his fifth best afternoon at Illinois. In three seasons against the Boilermakers, whose hopes for a first trip to the Rose Bowl went down the drain with unbeaten Michigan State's romp against Northwestern today, Grabowski has run for 298 yards. And when he slammed across from the 1 late in the first quarter for a 7-0 lead this after-noon, Grabo had socked Purdue Spartan EAST LANSING, Midi., Oct. 30 (UPI) Top-ranked Michigan State bulled closer to the Big Ten football title and a Rose ,Bowl bid today by crushing Northwestern, 49-7. The Spartans, pushing for their first undefeated season in 13 years, rebounded from an early Northwestern touchdown with a dazzling display of speed and power to earn their seventh straight victory of the season before a homecoming crowd of 74,215. The victory, coupled w;th Min-resota's 11-10 loss to Ohio State, '.eft MSU as the only undefeated Big Ten team. The Spartan3 lead the conference with a 5-0 record, compared to 3-1 tor Min-resota. By Jack 22-yard run that gave the Tigers their first touchdown against Nebraska yesterday. (Additional pictures on Pages 2, 3, 4). for six of his 22 career touchdowns. Quarterback Fred Custardo, whose long, daring pitchouts to Grabowski and halfback Sam Price set up Grabbo's slashing runs up the middle. Also bettered O'Connell's total offense record. Custardo finished the day with a three-year total of 2480 and twice passed for touchdowns hitting halfback Ron Bess from the 3 for a 13-0 halftime lead and then knocking Purdue flat with a 25-yard bomb to end John Wright in the fourth period. That fourth-period TD, coming at a time when Purdue still was in the game, followed a finishing touch on a dandy day of defense by Mini end Bo Batchelder. As Illinois coach Pete Elliott commented later, "We got one of those days of superb efforts on the part of everyone," but Bach-elder was the kid whose effort was most distinctive. After intercepting both Griese and Holcomb and also regaining possession for the Mini on a fumble recovery after a short Illinois punt, Batchelder laid Grrese's frustation bare. Purdue, whose team rushing net was a minius-14 yards thanks Sophomore fullback Bob Apisa scored three touchdowns and 20 point; to tie an MSU one-game 'ecord. Junior halfback Clint Jones scored twice, and quarterback Steve Juday picked the Wildcat defense apart, passing fo 126 yards and one ID. Northwestern stung the Spartan s by marching 44 yards in nine pluys to score the first time ft had the ball. The TD came when sophomore quarterback Dennis Boothe fumbled iyn a rollout and Larry Gates recovered in tht end zone. But Michigan State rebounded, taking the ensuing kickuff ani f rindir.; out 57 yards in 13 plays. The payoff was a one yard plunge by Apisa. MSU, unveiling a double-flank s Win. 49-7 old. Jerry Patton (88) is speeds past him. Then Bill y January, a Post-Dispatch Photographer to an Mini rush that spilled Griese for losses of 42 yards, had fired up for a comeback when fullback John Kuzniewski took a screen pass from Griese and ran 51 yards to the Mini 10, where he was knocked out of bounds by safety Ron Acks. Griese handed off to Kuzniewski for two more and then faded to pass. He faded into oblivion. Batchelder bear-hugged Griese and suddenly took off a-runnin' with the ball. The theft official, ly listed as a fumble recovery-was g?od for 55 yards, and Bo, after missing two games because of a knee injury, puffed to the Purdue 25 before Griese brought him down from behind. Here it was that Custardo, who completed 14 of 21 passes for 158 yards compared to Griese's 14 of 28 for 177-bombed the Boilermakers out of business. Split end Wright got behind Purdue's secondary, caught Cus-tardo's pass at the 2 and hopped into the end zone. . Custardo, whose placement after the second TD had hit the left upright of the goal post and TURN TO PAGE 8, COLUMN 2 er, pro-type pass offense for the first time this season, , took the l"ad w'th two touchdowns in thi second quarter and added a third at the siart of th e third quarter. MS(J tilled on its bench which responded with two more touch-cownf. . . ' Mlrhlican Stnle ft 1ft urthHestern 7 O 21 O 742 (I 7 STOKING Nor Gates fumble, recovery In end tiinn llllrkle kirk) MSI, Aplss 1 run (run failed) MS Junes B run (Alilstt run) jis Aiiha 3 m- Ms -Aulsa 1 rm .-sn.r. .nV IMS Junes 10 pass frnm Juday (hrn'iey kirk) Ms i rt,n (Kenney klek) MS l(nye 45 run (Kenney klek) Attendance H.tm STATISTICS MS N'nrthw'n First downs 27 7 Itushlnx yarduKe Xfl 7 Passing yurdaite lit!) 7! I'nsws IO-1H e-lfl I'iism's Intercepted bv 1 I Punts 2-44 7-311 Fumbles lost I 1 lards priuUltcd 63 Ktt Lane's first threat, but he Johnson (28 lunges, barely Penalty Ai By Bob Broeg Post-Dispatch Sports Editor COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 30 -Someone made the mistake of using Pier Six language in a football equivalent of a Pier Six brawl today. And unbeaten Nebraska, proving it could come from behind as well as win going away, beat Missouri, 16-14. A final-period field goal by the Cornhuskers' Larry Wachholtz decided the game that kept alive second - ranked Nebraska's chances of a National Championship in addition to an almost certain third straight Big Eight title and bowl bid. Unfortunately, though the husky Huskers obviously were physically superior, a critical officiating call took an edge off Nebraska's victory for the third straight time in a tense rivalry between two former coaching assistants et Michigan State. Nebraska's Bob Devancy and Missouri's Dan Devine. Actually, Missouri benefited at Lincoln threw years ago when there was question of whether Johnny Roland had fumbled before crossing the goal-line with Major Football Scores LOCAL Washington U. 18, Valparaiso 6. Principia College 14, Rose Poly 7 BIG EIGHT Nebraska 16, Missouri 14 Colorado 13, Oklahoma 0. Kansas 34, Kansas State 0. Iowa State 14, Oklahoma State 10. BIG TEN Illinois 21, Purdue 0. Ohio State 11, Minnesota 10. Michigan 50, Wisconsin 14 Michigan State 49, Northwestern 7 Indiana 21, Iowa 17 INTERS ECTIONAL Notre Dame 29, Navy 3 Boston College 41, Virginia M'ltary 12 UCLA 10, Air Force 0 North Texas 28, Cincinnati 24 California 21, Penn State 17 MIDDLE WEST Tulsa 5a, Southern IlPnols 12 Xavier (O.) 35, Villanova 0. EAST Dartmouth 20, Yale 17 Syracuse 51, Pitt 13 Harvard 10, Penn 10 Holy Cross 20, Buffalo 7 NBA Standings (Thru Kh Frldav) WKMhltN DIVISION W. h. I'd. OB. San Francisco H 1 .''tl . . . I.o AiKrles 4 2 .Kii7 HAWKS 4 3 .li7 Detroit :t : .WW Baltimore 2 5 .-HO K ASTER V DIVISION VV. I.. I'd. Philadelphia 1 0 1 .0(10 ( liirlrinatl '' .9 11 Kcislun 3 3 .-"Ml Acw Vork 3 1" (. H. i ' ' 1 Mi 2 Friday's Results Cincinnati 131. I!altimre 131 Detroit 108, Boston Kill San 1 ram isco 1 1 0. New Vork 100 Sunday's (iames Detroit at ( Inclnnatl New Vork at San r ranclsr Baltimore at Huston Greer Triggers 76ers' Third Straight Win PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30 (UPI) Hal Greer triggered a fourth-period spurt tonight to give unbeaten Philadelphia its third straight National Basketball Association victory, a 134-114 decision over Cincinnati. With the 76ers holding a 100-92 lead with nine minutes left, Greer poured in 10 points to the Royals' four. The scoring burst put Philadelphia on top, 110-96. wo baskets later, Greer dumped in two more jump shots and fed Wilt Chamberlain with another score to put the gafe out of reach. Greer wound up with 16 points in the period and 38 for the game, one less than Chamberlain. By Robert C. missing. Larry Wachholtz (36) 12, but Gary trots into the end SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 196 J PAGES 1-8C a touchdown awarded the Tigers. Miscouri won, 18-7. Two years ago here, a mix-up on a ruling on a personal foul committed1 with the ball in the air gave Nebraska possession at a time Missouri was striving to overtake the Cornhuskers in a game won by Nebraska, 13-12. At Lincoln last fall, movies showed that quarterback Gary Lane, circling to pass, had been pushed into his end zone when a controversial safety broke a scoreless tie in the fourth quarter and led to an ultimate Nebraska victory, 9-0. This time, with the game in Boston U. 30, Rutgers 0 Cornell 20, Columbia 6 Princeton 45, Brown 27 Colgate 29, Army 28 , SOUTH Geo. Washington 23, Davidson 7 Georgia 47, North Carolina 35 North Carolina State 13, Virginia 0 Georgia Tech 35, Duke 23 Kentucky 28, West Virginia 8 Clemson 26, Wake Forest 13 Maryland 27, South Carolina 14 William & Mary 3, Southern Mississippi 0 Auburn 28, Florida 17 Vanderbilt 13, Tulane 0 Mississippi 23, Loulsnana St. 0 SOUTHWEST Texas Chrst'an 10, Baylor 7 Texas Tech 27, R:ce 0 Southern Methodist 31, Texas 14 ROCKY MOUNTAIN Utah 22, Ce'or?.f!o St-.fe U. 19 Utah State 34, Brigham Young 21 FAR WEST Washington 41, Stanford 8 Washington State 10, Oregon State 8 Oregon 17, Idaho 14 San Jose 27, New Mexico 7 Ccsi &zm2, as Drive: Early. TBs'4 MM By Dave Lioman Of the Post-Dispatch Staff COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 30 "It's unfortunate that a play that doesn't involve the ball being snapped decides the football game," Missouri coach Dan Devine said softly. Devine seemed drained of J emotion. He talked slowly, sipping at a cup of water between words, after his Timers ihad dropped a heart-breaking 16-14 decision to undefeated Nebraska here today. The incident to which he referred was the critical personal-foul penalty against Missouri for allegedly directing profanity at an official. The penalty moved Nebraska into close range for its winning field goal. Before commenting on the call, Devine paused for a seemingly endless time. "I don't know about the call," he finally said. "I haven't had a satisfactory explanation yet." Then he continued, "apparently it was something one our boys said. I'm not going to name him. But that call decided the game as much as any play on the field. The boy told me he was disappointed he hadn't made a better tackle and made some comment to himself that obviously someone misinterrupted as being directed at them. I probably would have said something worse. "This is a game of emotions Holt Jr., a Post-Dispatch Photograph.... I 2 7 3 nudges Lane near the zone untouched. the balance as the Tigers clurijjt desperately to a one-point lead in the face of formidable Nebraska pressure, a personal foul was called as the huge, white-helmeted, white-jerseyed champions in red knickers struck for first down at the Missouri 32. The penalty assessed moved the ball to the 17, from where three running plays left the Cornhuskers two yards short. it j the 9. With 5 minutes, 56 seconds I left, Wachholtz, who had missed i his conversion attempt after Ne- j braska's second touchdown, then"" kicked h:s field goal. t - 1 With the wind at his back, tba, . ta'cnhd Nebraska placekickeff and safety man might have macta ' good his kick from 15 yards, S farther back, but the ball theflf would have had to carry 41 j yards to reach the goal posts, ' which are back on the end Tine j in college football. The ball was j kicked from the 16. ' ' The Big Eight Conferencs's- J commissioner, Wayne Duke 'ot ! Kansas City, after visiting the' officials' dressing quarters, said' he had been given this version, i by the head linesman, Col.' Glenn Bowles, military head "of the Iowa Selective Service: . n j As the linesman marked for-' J ward progress of the ball ;ot j Nebraska's first-down play to the. ! 32, a wrought-up Missouri play- er voiced Objection with one Tnj- personal profane word. CoL' j Bowles tcoK exception and in voked the personal foul ruJe, j which brought the automatic J5- I yard advance for the surging 1 Cornhuskers. - I Devine's comment on the call J is contained in Dave Lipman's story on the reaction of coaclrt es and players of both teams to a savage game in which Mis- J souri struck for two quick fiest- quarter touchdowns in a bid- for a big upset. J Nebraska, averaging 38.8 points a game, had never been J behind this season of seven con- $ TURN TO PAGE 2, COLUMN I Summaries "... Nebraska 0 13 O 3 ' ll'viiurl 14 (I O (K-l ! T run Cfafri kk'k' , S .V Peso 1 run (lliite klr'cl , 1 NT I'alman 1 run (WarMioItl ' kicM NT Tn'run 1 run Oiirk failed)" , Nf KG -Waehhnll 3fi , . , Attendance .TS.O '). .. s STATISTICS . , , J Missouri bfa1i 3 First downs 11 1,1 S Vanls trained rusTilnit lfVJ 2 Vunls gained passing 91 A3 Z Pusses fi-14 5-20 , 3 I'unts and avj, dint. -40 6-: " J Fumlilrs lost O V 2 lards penalised 88 4ti ' Passes Intercepted by 3 3- ' 3 Bevfo3 Says and I guess our kids swear less than any team I've seen. But then, today ... J "I don't know if our boy was talking to himself. That's what the boy said. I don't know if anyone knows if he saidjt to himself or the official. Ij don't know if anyone ever will know. It's just someone's wordi against someone else's. "" "What griped me is thrTof- final didn't come over and tell me. I thcucht it was pilinS 'omf or something. I didn't ' know; until after the game. I -was flabbergasted. ; j "It was too bad. Inches came awfully hard out there. And this! was the third time in games be-j tweea us that there was spme-s thing like this and this kind of stuff is getting wte down." ' ; t Then Devine shrugged,- 0h, let's forget it. It was too firfe" a! football game to detract fromj Nebraska's victory and our 'ef- fort." - ' Devine again lapsed into si-1 lence, He was carrying a double? burden. His good friend, Gene TURN TO PAGE 2, COLUMN 55 5

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