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c 3ttbiana (gazette / Monday, March 11, 1985 — Page 19 Mountaineers shocked by NCAA's cold shoulder .-CHARLESTON. W.Va. (API — Both Manh»ll ^.^•I '£*?,' Toornament ' 1 " 12 "^ *'™>er f the Southern - !l| host Vir' °" Thursday in NIT flret-round play J"funtameers were byoassedfor tte tournament even though they won the ctop "Ji° ir ector Fred Schaus is a member of the NCAA tournament selection committee? , Mountaineer coach Gale Catlett said West Vir" . - m e counry - .Weekly, you win eight of your last nincKme - .of your last 1» and play the eleventh-toughest ", 'J2 l 2S!?'Z nce f* 8 *"' 6 " m *e country, ranked ,by NCAA Mews last week, you're ranked fifth in ' ..thePrench-s Eastern CUP Poll, you win 20 < .games and parhdpate in the last three NCAA ! -SS?,?, men t s and "°* 9e * an NCAA Wd, then the » .NCAA's selection committee has made a fre- -.mendous error." he said. - , "I am shocked and extremely hurt for our "^players and our conference," he said I '• JKHi, Vir9in ' a . w . as one of '« teams that won at .least 20 games this season only to be left out of " (the tournament. ; "That's a tough question," said Vic Bubas - chairman of the tournament selection commit' tee 'When asked why West Virginia was left out *. West Virginia was in the same category of - several other teams.- There's the toughness of .schedule, and many, many details. It's iust hard .- .to Pick out one team." he told CBS-TV. ' • A .T 00 . rnan ] ent champion Temple was the only .Atlantic 10 Conference team chosen for the" •.NCAA tournament. I ' ,*te rsh -i l coach R!ck Hw*abay, however, was - elated with his team's bid ' • .The Thundering Herd is seeded 15th in the regional, while VCU, champion of the Sunbelt Con- ference. is seeded second. 'Ifs a pretty good draw for us," said Hucka- £"V h< J se team was expected to go to the -f°°! heaste , rn Regional at either Dayton. Ohio, or .South Bcrta* Ind. - -. Hut *abay said he and VCU coach J.D. Barnett _ .became good friends when he was a high school .coach In Louisiana and Barnett was head coach - -at Louisiana Tech, _ - "He was always trying to recruit my players," _ -Hyckabay said Sunday. . "His basketball team reminds me' a lot of our "• team last year because of the guard play. (Rolando) Lamb and (Calvin) Duncan are great . Players, great defensive players. "J.D.'s always been a good coach of g-jards. and 1 consider myself the same. The key to them is experience. He's got proven players who have , been to the NCAA before and won before. There . they have an advantage over us." ... • Marshall, in the tournament only the fourth ^•time in school history, was beaten in the first,• round of last year's tournament by Villanova. ... ,VCU has been in the NCAA tournament five of . the last six years. The Rams defeated Northeastern in the first round last year before losing to Syracuse. "Ifs their experience against our aggressiveness. But we're not playing a team with a 7. footer or three or four mules in there. We have a . legitimate shot to play a good team," Huckabay _ said. , Marshall is led by freshman guard Skip Hen, 'derson, who averaged 17.6 points a game this , 'season while snooting 55 percent from the field. „ ' The 6-2 Henderson was named the Southern Con-. rerence's top freshman and also was selected • -.^first-team all conference. Junior forward Jeff Guthrie, at 6-9. averaged 12 points and 7.4 rebounds, and 5-10 senior guard • T - Jeff Battle scored lo points a game. ; : '- VCU, which beat West Virginia 72-60 during : . the regular season, won both the Sunbelt regu- t _ far-season and tournament championships. The - -Rams also defeated Tennessee-Chattanooga by ^18 points. UTC defeated Marshall twice this sea, "Son. ~~-Tne Rams are led by senior guards Duncan . Jnd Lamb and 6-8 senior center Mike Schlegel. w -The 6-3 Duncan averased 15.2 points, the 6-2 >T_amb 16.6 and Schlegel 12.8 points and 8 re- "Jounds a same. The other starters are 4-5 junior '•' forward Mike Brown, who averaged 11.1 points, : and 6-7 senior Neil Wake, who averaged 4.8. - .Duncan, Lamb'and Schlegel all have supassed , "the 1.000-ooint mark }n their careers while . Brown has 999 points. i • .The winner of the Marshall-VCU same faces .- the winner of the first-round matchup between - Alabama and Arizona. ''I-.' Tigers starting over '- "VThe world champion Detroit Tigers have their -"Brst winning streak of 1985. -L ^.-JVIan Trammell's two-run homer keyed a - three-run first inning as the Tigers beat the Chi< , caso White Sox 4-2 Sunday and made it two exhi- ' . tiiffons victories in a row after dropping their •spring opener. f .~.JJ)u Wnitaker led off the Detroit first inning „ -wjth a double and Trammel! followed with a shot «.•«««• the left-field wall off Britt Burns, the first •*4)orne run he has ever hit in his nine spring train.-, I'na camps. Lance Parristi singlet' and scored on -. "Larry Herndpn's triple;. _. "It was iust nice to be in a game situation," . said Trammell, who had surgery on his knee and . shoulder during the off-season and played four ^ innings at shortstop against the White Sox after e -serving as the designated hitter in the Tigers' •^ first two sames. "I'm iust trying to get myself ^ -^eady. I've been swinging the bat better the last „ -two days. I think now that the games are start_ -ins everybody's getting the itch." acquired Walt Terrell started and _ Corked three innings, allowing one run on two ay I pitched," Terrt there and throw s, and I did that. Most guys were hitting ' '-the ball on the ground. That's what I want to . $.: '-'I know Trammel! and Whitaker are good and 'I they'll make a lot of plays behind me. 1 know this ;, -is probably the best team in baseball. When . 'you're playing with the best team, it makes your ; 'job a lot easier." . -Max Venable's bases-loaded triple highlighted . 'aID-run eighth inning that powered the Montreal . Expos past the Texas Rangers 11-8.Trailing 8-1 '.entering the inning, the Expos rallied within a * :run against Greg Harris on five singles, a walk C "and an error. t 7 Harris appeared to be out of trouble when he * ^struck out Luis Rivera for the apparent third ALL EXHAUST I I WORK With This Coupon • • Mufflers • Middle pipes : • Tailpipes | CALL TODAY 349-5600 Factory trained technicians Genuine Mazda Parts Convenient hours Expires Ma«h 31, 1985 GMcnuac VOLKSWAGEN • ^ CACTI*"" Colonial MOKMMMT Super Dccls Set Us Apart CLEAN USED CARS N. 4th St., Indiana out. but catcher Oonnie Scott couldn't hold the ball and Rivera reached first.Venaale's triple made it 10-8 and Andres Calarrasa followed with his second run-scoring single of the inning. Texas rookie Oddibe McDowell blasted a grand-slam home run and Larry Parrish unloaded a two-run Mast as the Rangers scared six runs in the seventh- Dave Coocepcion and Eddie Milner each drove in two runs to lead the Cincinnati Reds over the Los Angeles Dodgers *-2. Loser Fernando Valenzuela save up three first-inning runs when the Dodgers committed two of their five errors. Los Angeles pitching coach Ron Perranoski expressed no concern over Valenzuela's performance in which he gave up two hits, walked three, committed a balk and struck out one in three innings. "This doesnt mean anything," Perranoski said. "This is only the first game of spring training." Dan Ford had four hits and drove in two runs as the Baltimore Orioles beat New York 5-2, their second victory ober the Yankees in as many days. The Orioles scored three times off Clay Christiansen in the sixth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Ford's second double of the game drove in the lead run and John Shelby followed with a double to drive in two more runs. Gary Roenicke homered off Dale Murray in the eighth inning for the Orioles* final run. Tom Brunansky drove in four runs, including the winner in the 10th inning, with a homer, double and a single and Kent Hrbek tied a double and three singles, leading the Minnesota Twins over the Boston Red Sox 6-5. Brunansky drove in a run with a double off Bruce Hurst in the first inning, belted a two-run homer off rookie Charlie Mitchell to tie the score 4-4 in the eighth and blooped an RBI single off rookie Rob Woodward in the 10th. Two-run homers by Chico Walker and Richie Hebner led the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory-over the Milwaukee Brewers. Hebner tied the game with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and, after a single by Tony Woods, Walker homered to cap a three-run outburst- Hebner homered in the ninth for two insurance runs. Mike Krukow and four San Francisco relievers combined for a six-hitter and Chili Davis went 4-for-4 as the Giants nipped the Cleveland Indians 1-0. Jose Gonzalez, acquired from St. Louis in the Jack Clark trade, drove in the run with a second-inning single off Bert Blyleven. Fred McGriff slugged a three-run homer off Minnesota relief ace Ron Davis in the bottom of the eighth inning to power the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-6 victory over the Twins. Newly acquired Gary Lavelle pitched two hiHess innings to pick up the victory. Atlanta's Brad Komminsk collected three hits and drove in two runs as the Braves beat the Houston Astros 5-2. Non-roster outfielder Roger Jensen keyed a five-run Chicago seventh inning with a two-run double as a split squad of White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4. The White Sox pounded Joe Beckwith for all five runs in the seventh. Beckwith allowed three hits and gave up four walks in his only inning of work. Razorbacks run away SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Conley, wearing his patented silver spikes, won both the long and triple jumps Saturday for .the second consecutive year, leading the University of Arkansas to its second straight men's title in the record-filled NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. With Conley accounting for 20 points again, the Razorbacks totaled 70 points. 32 more than they dW Isst year in capturing the title for the first time in the meers 21-year history. Florida State, led by a world indoor best in the triple lump by EsmeraMa Garcia and a victory by Michelle Finn in the 55-meter dash, was the surprise winner of the women's title, with 34 points, two more than runner-up Texas. The 22-year-old Conley. a senior from Chicago, won the triple jump for the third year in a row with a leap of 55 feet, 11% inches, and took the long jump for the second consecutive year, at 25- IpVd. Overall, he has won a total of seven NCAA titles, including the two he won outdoors last year. While Conley was the dominant individual — the only athlete to win two events — there was numerous other outstanding performances, as three world indoor bests were broken, three American records were cracked, four collegiate marks were shattered, 18 meet marks fell and one meet record was equaled in the 30 finals. I** remaining women's meet records were ristineAWWkSr CB:SMW. Lillie vF? "«' ""Pressive showings was by Willie Caldwel! of Baylor, a senior from Killeen. Texas. The rangy Caldwell sped to a worldin: oaorbest of I minute. 1.24 seconds in the men's SOOHTieter race, clipping two-hundredths of a second off the mark of 1:01 M set this ^ar by Mike Armour of Georgia Tech. The other two world bests came in women's events. Garcia, a native of Brazil, twice broke her mark m the women's triple iump, winning at 444. She had come into the meet with a world best °f «f£ and bettered that first with a iurnpof^: TU, .before producing her winning effort. Vllanpya's 3,200-meter relay team of Kelly M?i'^iS^t e iS- ra ^;i£? n l^ Kehs and Veronica Mclntosh established the other world best, clipp- ins more than s* seconds off the old world in- ^S^^S^'t a time °* 8 min utes, 33.60 seconds. Kelly's lobwas to get the lead," said Villano- or S£ 8 5', M 1'H V s ?eni. "TOen, there were three greyhounds following her." The "three greyhounds" all recorded personal clocking by-Eastern Michigan's Earl Jones in the men's 800 meters. Those performances by Caldwell and Villanova also were American records, along with the 42-9V4 second-place finish of Dorothea Bates of theuniversity.of Southern California in the women s triple tump. The other men's meet records were Posted by Arkansas' Paul Donovan in the 1,-SOO (3:43 48). M255? 1 , Fra S kS rf SO"*" 6 ™ Illinois in the 400 """•Joe Dial of Oklahoma State in me pole vault (IM), Sam Graddy of Tennessee in the 55- meter dash {6.12}, Wisconsin in the distance E£? * y £f '"/JSv 39 - 41 ' Kevin Kins °* George^KL'?^ 3>00 ° "--51.46). Gawain Guy of Rice S.I'Si? 10 ( , 2:2L ? 1} - and Southern Methodist in the 1,600-meter relay (3:08JO). •?^52? am Young University's Soren Tallhem of w £°£!I matched the m eet record in the shot put .at 69-6 n. Davis Cup field set The United States and West Germany, both using young players in the opening round, advanced Sunday to a second-round meeting in the World Group Davis Cup tennis competition. The match, to be played Aug. 9-11, will be held in Germany. The United States crushed Japan 5-0 in their f irst-round encounter behind Eliot Teltscher and 17-year-old Aaron Kricksteli?. West Germany, with another teen-ager. Boris Becker, 17. leading the way, eliminated Spain. On Sunday. Krickstein, making his Davis CUP debut, demolished Japan's ICaoru Maruyama 61, 6-1. The right-hander from Grosse Poinle, Mich., who is ranked 10th in the world, took iust 46 minutes to wrap up the victory. Teltscher, ranked 12th on the Hewlett-Pack- ard-ATP computer, then followed by defeating Japan's veteran Shuzo Shiraishi 6-3, 6-2- John McEnroe, the world's No. 1 -ranked player who has headed the American Davis Cup team since 1978, skipped the opening round this year but is expected to be on the scuad for the meeting against West Germany. Becker and Andreas Maurer gave West Gen many an unbeatable 3-0 lead against Spain on Saturday when they teamed up to capture the doubles 4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 over Sergio Casals and Emilto Sanchez- Other countries advancing to the second round in the World Group include Czechoslovakia, Australia and India. Sweden, the defending Davis Cup champion, will not play its first round until later. Its first- round meeting against Chile was postponed because of the devastating earthquake in Santiago, Chile, earlier this month. Czechoslovakia edged the Soviet Union 3-2 in the best-of-five-matches international team competition, while Australia downed Yugoslavia 3-2 and 1 ndia slipped by Italy 3-2. Twenty-year-old Miloslav Mecir, playing in Place of the injured Ivan Lendt. defeated Alexander Zverev 4-3, 8-4, 0-6, 8-6 Sunday to clinch Czechoslovakia's victory over the Soviet Union. In the meaningless fifth match, the Soviet Union's Konstantin Pugaev downed Libor Pimek 66,6-2. Veteran Viiay Amritrai rallied to defeat Francesco Canceltotti 5-7, 6-4. 6-3, 8-6 and give India an insurmountable 3-1 lead against Italy. In the final match, Italy's Claudio Panatta downed Ramesh Krishnan 6-8. 6-4, 6-1. Pat Cash stopped Marko Ostoia 6-2, 6-0, 6-2 to clinch a victory for Australia over Yugoslavia. In the final match, Slobodan Zivoiinovic defeated Australian Paul McNamee 3-6. 6-3, 6-3. Ecuador took a 2-1 lead over Argentina in their World Group match as Andres Gomez and Ricardo Ycaza defeated Argentina's Martin Jaite and Jose Luis Clerc. The two remaining singles matches will be played Monday. In Eastern Zone second-round action. New Zealand crushed China-Taipei 4-1 as David Lewis defeated Wu Chang-rung 6-1, 6-2 and New Zealand's No. 1 Player, Russell Simpson, defaulted after hurting his ankle. Only the World Grow actually competes for the prestigious international team trophy. Longhorns get top spot KANSAS CITY, Mo. <AP) — Texas, the nation-s top-ranked team, was made the No. 1 seed Sunday for the fourth annual NCAA women's basketball tournament. - Old Dominion, No. 5 in the nation, was seeded second in the 32-team fieW, which begins flrst- roynd play Thursday on various campus sites. Nora Lynn Finch, chairwoman of me Division One women's basketball committee, said this year's field in the strongest yet for the fledgling tournament. "We had to leave off some teams who were legitimate contenders," said Finch, director of women's athletks at North Carolina State "Any of the too eight seeds could win if. I could say that about the top 14 teams and be comfortable. Last year, there were not eight teams that you could say had a realistic chance of winning." Southern California, the two-time defending ctampion ted by Olympic gold medalist Cheryl Miller, was relegated to the fourth seed in the West Regional. .. "LIK"* «at Indicates the growth of women's basketball," Finch said. "We iust have more good teams than ever." The regional finals will be held March 2J-24 at four sites — Bowling Green. Ky.. for the Mideast.- Los Angeles in the West; Monroe. Lain the Midwest, and Norfolk. Va.. for the East The semifinals and finals are March 29 and 31 at the University of Texas. In the national semifinal pairings, the Mideast champion will play the West and the Midwest will play the East. The Southeastern and Western Collegiate conferences each placed four teams among the 32. while the Atlantic Coast Conference had three. The tournament committee seeded the top eight teams nationally — Texas, Old Dominion, Louisiana Tech, Long Beach State, Georgia, Northeast Louisiana, Ohio State and Mississippi —and placed two in each region a* the No. 1 and 3 seeds of those regions. The committee then seeded the remaining six teams within each region. Eagles get new owner PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Leonard Tose's agreement to sell the Philadelphia Eagles to Miami Beach auto magnate and former Philadelphian Norman Braman would provide the National Football League team with a "stable fiscal owner," says Mayor W. Wilson Goode. The deal, announced Saturday in Miami after 10 days of virtually round-the-clock negotiations, is subiect to approval by NFL owners. Braman, 52, would become the seventh owner of the Eagles since the team was founded in 1933. He has said he would keep the team here. "I really didn't (want to sell)," said Tose, who had 16 often stormy years at the helm. "But that's the way it is. I have no regrets. I had a hell of a run." The 70-year-old Tose declined to provide specifics about the sate except to say that the price was "better than" a previously reported figure of $65 million. He paid about S16 million to acquire 99 percent of the club in 1969. Tose, reportedly *42 million in debt, has been under pressure to raise capital to pay a *J2 million loan to Crocker National Bank in San Francisco by Aprill. EXPERT SERVICE ... to help you choose the right tire for your specific need! Long Life Retreads DISCOUNT PRICES AND EXPERT COMPUTER WHEEL BALANCING Campbell Tire Co.; Blairsville 459-8760 INTRODUCING THE NEW Gl BILL PLUS THE NEW ARMY COLLEGE FUND. AN INVITATION TO SERVE YOUR COUNTRY AND CAPTURE UP TO $25,200 FOR COLLEGE. On July 1st, | the Army wall I introduce two educational programs that could enrich your finances as [ well as your mind. 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