Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 17, 1973 · Page 11
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Bill Kennan TIMES Sports Editor * * * -¥- * Porkers Try Baylor Tonight the Arkansas Razorbacks make tlieir final two-game road trip beginning tonight when they tangle w i t h the Baylor Bears in "The Pit" in Waco. As you probably recall the Hogs lost the first contest 76-70 in Barnhill Fieldhouse. After the success of Arkansas's three guard offense against Texas it's going to be interesting to see if head coach Lanny Van Eman tries the same ploy to ambush B a y l o r . T h e Razorbacks certainly could use a victory that would improve their 5-4 ' conference mark and their 12. 9 season record. The Hogs still have a chance to finish high in the standings but a. loss .-to Baylor would end all hope. A quick glance at the standings shows Texas Tech on top at 8-1 with SMU still in the race at 7-2. Then comes . Arkansas, Baylor a n d Texas AM all tied at 5-4. Hard to believe though it is, Texas is way down the list at 3-6. Rice and TCU bring up the rear. . Needless to say, Martin Terry is the k e y to the Arkansas offense especially after his torrid 31 point performance against Texas. If the Razorback sharpshooter continues this .pace several records are sure to fall his way' even though he's been a member o f ' the Arkansas varsity for only two years a f t e r transferring from Hutchinson Junior College in '·"'' Kansas. ; Dean Tolson has overcome ' the effects of meningitis to 1 become what all the coachers are calling a "premier * ' . player." 'Tolson leads t h e '·' team in rebounds with an 11.6 *"' average and is 'second in '·'· scoring at 18.2. After' the Baylor contest Arkansas gets a chance at '··" conference doormat TCU in -' Fort Worth. The Froggies ' didn't even come close last time and Van Eman is certainly hoping that everything ' · falls his way again. east voting while Larry Hollyfield of UCLA leads in the west. SMU's Ruben Triplett is fourth in the voting, AM's Mario Brown is seventh and Martin Terry is 19th.. Guess that shows who's eating pizza. The NCAA statistics sheet always m a k e s interesting r e a d i n g especially when Martin Terry's name is on it. This week the Arkansas hot shot stands ninth in the nation in scoring with a 27.2 average. However- ronly f o u r tenths- of a per cent s e p a r a t e him from, th« number six spot. Pizza Hut is an unlikely basketball fan, but if you've been partaking of your favoriU meal there lately you've no doubt noticed ballots for the Pizza Hut Basketball Classic. Customers are, urged to vote for their favorite basketball ·" players, whb if elected win l play In a Pizza H'ut sponsored-all-star game. . Dwight La mar of Southwestern Louisiana leads the The recent announcement from the Northwest Arkansas G u n Club a n n o u n c e s a registered trap shoot for February 25. The traps open at 10:00 and the competition begins at 10:30 with the usual divisions and' awards to be given. 1 If you haven't heard by now the. H a r 1 e m Globe Trotters are going to be in Fayetteville March fifth in Barnhill Fieldhouse. This isn't any substitute, it's t h e .real thing.and it's in Fayetteville.. That certainly should be. a show hard to pass up. Remember Larry Robinson Texas' super star. He was injured and has missed the entire season with a knee injury. - Consequently Bevo's sudden demise. Robinson has or late been spending his time as the color man for the T e x a s broadcasts.. O n e wonders how he can stand to watch, much less comment. The Wo o d 1 a n d Cowboys finished their season with a couple of losses in regional competition after posting a perfect 17-0 record. According to head coach 'Pat Gillum it's the first undefeated season he can remember for the Pokes. Even though the'! Cowboys finally .stumbled it's still quite an accomplishment 'any' time you can : wade through the regular season without a loss. A c c o r d i rii g to the latest release the " University of A r k a n s a s - ' annual spring football coaching clinic will be held Friday 'and Saturday, ' March 23-24, in Barnhill Fieldhouse oh the Fayetteville Campus. Razorback head coach Frank Broyles made the announcement Saturday. Registration for the two- day clinic will begin at 8:00 a.m. Friday, and the first instruction session is set for , 9:00 a.m. Lectures will be presented by Broyles and his staff, and Morrilton coach Doyne Davis, who was the Arkansas high school coach of the year, i There is no registration fee for the visiting coaches. Spring practice b e . g i n s March . 19 . and Broyles indicated observance of the drills would be a part of the clinfo program, 1 . ..-' Arkansas will play two Re'd-White games. The first contest is set for Fayetteville, April '14, and the finale will he held In. Little Rock, April 2 1 . . . . Northwut ArkonKu TIMES, Sal., Nb. 17, 1973 · 9 FAYITTIVILLI, ARKANSAS Philadelphia Makes It Two Wins In A Row By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Break uo the Philadelphia 76crs! "We're streaking now," grinned Coach Kevin Loiighery. The Sixers posted their first two-game winning streak ot the National Basketball Association season Friday night with a 119106 triumph over the Detroit Pistons. Philadelphia now trails Atlantic Division-leading Boston--the But they're only 13Vi behind third place Buffalo, which blew a 10 point lead in the fourth quarter Jo Jo White and Dave Cow-' ens combined for 45 points in the . second half as Boston erased a 20-point .halftime deti- cil and overlook Portland. Cowens scored 13 ot his 30 points and White 12 of his 36 in the third' quarter as the Celtics outscored the Trail Blazers 37-18 Celtics defeated Portland 105--by just 44 games and lost to Knicks 102-98. the New York to pull within one. New games Walt Frazicr. York behind Spring Practice Begins Four Pittsburgh Pirates have started their spring training program miles from the Pirales training base, closed to them while players and owners solve contract problems. From left are, Manny San- guillen; Chuck Coggln; Al Oliver and Dave Cash. (AP Wire- photo) Wooden Juggles Lineup Walton's Knees Painful Elsewhere. Milwaukee, minus ^ore-backed Karcem Abdul-Jabbar edged Houston 105 103, Chicago turned back Cleveland 100-92, Los Angeles trounced B a l t i m o r e 121-103, Atlanta downed Phoenix 111-104 ind Seattle shaded Golden State 114-108 in overtime. American Basketball Association scores: New York 112, Carolina 104; Utah 124, Indiana 111; Denver 127, Memphis 121 in overtime. LOS ANGELES' (AP) - John Wooden didn't admit it but he was probably nervous about one ot two things, and maybe he's scared about both: the probability ot playing Long Beach State and the worry that Bill Walton's knees won't hold out. Friday night he took precautions against both by playing sub-center Swen Nater at forward at the same time that Walton was in the game. The outcome, a 93-62 UCLA rout of Washington, was almost cidental to the move by the coach. It was the first time the two 6-foot-ll players had been in the linup at the same time this year. "I've been playing Nater and Walton together in practice/' said Wooden. "There may be a situation against a big, tough opponent when (Keith) Wilkes is in trouble and I could bring in Nater." UCLA, winning its 65th n a row and 20th this year, is an overwhelming favorite to vin the Pacific-8 title and move ntp the Western Regional playoffs at Pauley Pavilion. There they'd most likely move through their first-round game nto a possible showdown with :hird-rated Long Beach State. One of the things that probably .. bothers Wooden is Long Beach's size. The 49ers are big and strong, with 6-11 Nate Stephens at center, burly 240- pound Leonard Gray, at 6-8, playing one forward post and 66 All-American Ed Ratleff, at another forward. Walton's knees may be the biggest concern. "Walton practiced only one day with us this week because of his knes," said Wooden. "His knees don't affect his playing- but he plays in pain. He has 'remarkable maneuvera 1 bility." Walton hasn't missed a UCLA game, leading the Bruins to 50 straight victories since he became a sophomore. Before each game the talented center warms up the knees with heat ng pads and ices them down after. Jacksonville, the nation's No 13 team, was the only othei ranked club in action Friday night. The Dolphins won thei 19lh game in 23 starts by beat ing Illinois State 95-86. Elsewhere, Penn beat Cornel 78-48: Princeton nipped Colum bia 51-50; Rochester smashed Army 80-65; Texas El-Paso defeated Utah 64-54; Yale trimmed Dartmouth 82-69; Harvard turned back Brown 83-76 and Montana toppled Boise State 78-63. Jacksonville withstood a 30- point performance by Illinois State freshman Robert "Bubbles" Hawkins for a tense victory over itors. the unheralded vis- Hull, McKenzie Lead WHATeamsToVictory By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS B o b b y 'Hull and John McKenzie, former teammates on the Chicago Black Hawks of the National Hockey League, ~ r found life in their new World . Hockey Association to their lik- *' ing Friday night. Hull was one of three players to score twice as the Winnipeg Jets trounced the Houston · A e r - o s 7-0. M e a n w h i l e , McKenzie netted three goals in r the .Philadelphia Blazers' 9-2 ' rout of the New York Raiders. In the only other WHA action, the Quebec Nordiques and Los Angeles Sharks battled to a 2-2 tie. · . f The only two NHL- contests saw the Detroit Red Wings and California Golden Seals tie 2-2 while Vancouver goalie EC Dyck posted the first shutout of his career as the' Canucks snuffed the Atlanta Flames 5-0 Hull's goals were his 37th and 38th of the season. Chris Bor deleau also got No. 38 for the Jets while Ab McDonald am Bill Sutherland also tallied twice. Goalie Joe Daley stopped 3 shots for his second consecutive shutout as the first-place Jet : moved 11 points 1 in front o Houston in the WHA's West Di ''vision: New .York led Philadelphia 2 ··-8'-after one period on'goals b Wayne Rivers and Bobby Shee han. But the Blazers storme '·'· back" with six goals in the sec ond period, triggered by Pann 'iLawsoh's feague-leading 49th 'Which touched off a three-goa ·-explosion in two minute against beleaguered Pete Don Listen To The PAT FOSTER SCOUTING REPORT OVER KNWA-FM (103.9 mg 7:45 TONIGHT --Rorarbocki vs Baylor- brought to you by TRUMBO'S ny. In addition to McKenzie's ree, Don O'Donoghue and on Burgess each tallied twice hile Camilie LaPierre got his rst goal of the season. Bob Guindon and Mike ouleau scored less than two inutes apart early in the third eriod as Quebec rallied to ipe out a 2-0 Los Angeles lead markers by Joe Szura and om Serviss. In the NHL-, Detroit took a 2-1 ad against California on Mar- 1 Dionne's power-play goal arly in the final period. But ic Seals' Craig. Patrick netted it just 24 seconds later hen he tipped in a long shot y Marshall Johnston. Prairie Grove Whips West Fork WEST FORK -- The Prairie Grove Tigers defeated West Fork 73-55 last night in the regular season finale for .boll' teams. Prairie Grove. 21-0. will play in the District 1A N o r t h Lournament next week, while West Fork 16-10, will meet the winner of the .Decatur-Elkins came Wednesday night at 8:30 in tjie District IB tournament at Decatur. Prairie Grove hit 44 per cent of its shots from the tield last night while West Fork hit only 28 per cent. West Fork attempted 21 more shots, 82 to 61, but was not able to penetrate the inside and therefore could not match Prairie Grove in the number of high-percentage shots. One good reason was the absence of 6-4 Terry Mahry, who was forced out of the West Fork lineup with the flu. With Mabry not playing. Prairie Grove moved guard Phil Smith into .the post in the third quarter, creating a mismatch underneath which opened the ·ay to a 23-12 advantage in the quarter for Prairie Grove. Smith had also worked effectively inside in a game last week. Prairie Grove led after one quarter, 18-15, and at the half, 35-27, thanks to a Hurry of six straight points just before intermission. West Fork Won the fourth quarter, 16-15, but the damage had already been done. Despite 18 rebounds by George Warren of West Fork, P r a i r i e Grove won the rebounding battle. 46-37. Smith led Prairie Grove in rebounds with 15. He also led all scorers in the game with 23 points. Teammate David Parks added 22 points, Rusty Edwards contributed 13. and Randy Rieff got into double figures with 10. For West Fork. Ronnie Bradley scored 20 points. Mike Clayton got 15. and Warren added 10. In the B game last night, West Fork downed Prairie Grove 48 35. Reggie Higgs and Duane Dunkle led West Fork with 15 and 12 points -respectively, while Randy Box of Prairie Grove led all scorers with 20 .points. remained 2V» Boston when Dave OeBuss; chore and Jerry Lucas sparked a fourth-quarter rails' that enabled the Knicks to wipe out a 10-point Buffalo lead. They still trailed 87-79'with 5:45 left but Lucas made a 1 up, Frazier scored the next six New- York points and two free throws by DeBusschere tied (be score at 89-all with 3'/£ irtinuics left. Lucas' baseline shot with 3:05 to go put the Knicks in front for good. With Abrtul-Jabbar sidelined Oscar Robertson, Lucius Allci and Boh Dandrldge took up the slack for Milwaukee agains Houston with 31--a season higl for the Big 0--27 and 23 points respectively, including a baske by Dandridge with just ovc one minute left that gave til Bucks a decisive 105-101 lead. Chicago broke open a tigh contest in the fourth q u a r t e r 1 turn back Cleveland. The Bull led by only 70-65 but then go six points from each of foil players--Norm Van Lier. Bo Weiss, Bob Love and Denn Awlrey--to take an 18-poin Iciid with less than live minute left. Los Angeles combined Jim .cMillan's 26 points with ;i ght second-half defense and obust rebounding to swamp altimore. The Lakers held the cis to 12 points in the third eriod to take command. Pete Maravich tallied 15 q[ is 38 points in the fourth peri- d as Atlanta held off Phoenix. Mck Van Arsdale led the Suns 'ith 28. Fred Brown scared six of his areer high 33 points in over- ime to lead Seattle past Gold- n State. Brown also had a ca- eer high 15 assists and Jim 'ox grabbed 29 rebounds, his Tiosl ever. LUMBER c COMPLETE LINE g of · H BUILDING -= MATERIALS | Delivery Service 5 Available s BankArnericard-Masler Charge a Welcome We Also Have \ NEW HOMES 1 Available in ' Several Locations j KELLEY ; BROS. LUMBER CO. West Eiid ol Towriship Road at 2401 North Gregg Phone 442-2351 . 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