Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 26, 1973 · Page 12
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NorthwiHt ArVaflM* TIMES, Men., F*b. 26, 1973 rAVKTTIVILLI, AMKANtAI MHiMMM^ Grant Hall Timts Sportswtritar * * * Terry Shines Against Ponies ·-. With his 47-point perfor- close to $1,550,000. Billy Casper, Variance against SMU Saturday, w jih almost $1,300,000 and Gary "Martin Terry has pushed his ' tola! for the year to 681 'points, an average of 28.4. Terry was ninth in the most ' recent list of major-college · scoring leaders, but he should jriow be close to the number*six scorer. Wondrous Willie · Biles or Tulsa. who started ; last week with a 28.6 average. · . Out of range are Bird Averitt of Pepperdine (34.1), Raymond Lewis of Los Angeles State (.11.4), Fly 'Williams of Austin Peay · 130.6), S t e w a r t of Rich- ·mond (30.4), and Dwight Lam AT of Southwestern Louisiana (29.5), Lamar, the flashiest college player since ·Pete Maravich. padded his 'average in the Ragin' Cajuns' 104-89 win over Oral Roberts · Saturday. " It's hard to believe that V sportscasier Frank Glleber '. could know even less about basketball than he does about Player just ahead at $935.000. A t Inverrary, Forrest Fezler joined Tom Watson, Tom Kite, and Andy North as 23-year-old-or-younger golfers who have played prominent roles on t h e turf already this year. Fezler became the first golfer in recent memory to come back with t w o outstanding shots on the last hole after just blowing a four-day lead. Had he not missed that last four- footer, he might have had more rooters in the sudden- death playoff than the popular Trevino. Most of the golfers who have won or contended seriously this year have either been multi-winners or those who have won zero, one, or two tournaments. In the former category are Nicklaus, Palmer, Trevino, and Bruce Crampton, while in the latter Terry Sets School Mark UP AND OVER 'football, but apparently it's are Fezler, Watson, Rod Fun( * rm,- r, n ii nv nnu.hAtrB' spfh. .Tnhn Schlee. Orville .j.true. The Dallas Cowboys' --'front-running announcer, who ' once bought a life insurance 'policy' from Tom Landry, - called. Arkansas' Terry the ;;«ivorst defensive player in the ·riiiatory of the Southwest Con- Vterence. Actually, Razorback r^coach Lanny Van Eman "^recruited Terry for his i e f e n s e ; And the pros T.-Sene'rally don't draft anyone -*«fl the" first two rounds who "can't play defense. Terry will go in the first two rounds. , .·More important to Terry aild the Razorbacks · than {^dividual scoring or Frank Glieber are this week's games atainst Texas Tech and Rice. If,Arkansas wins both and Saylor upsets Tech at Lub- fiock, the Razorbacks will tie tfle. Raiders for the SWC Championship. In that event, Acre would be a playoff Stween the two at a neutral arc not finished Site, to determine which team Tigers won the Would represent the conference in the NCAA tournament. Only when one co- tampion beats the other twice is there no playoff of a-two-way tie. With two more tilns, Arkansas would have 17, »· total which has been bettered in the last 30 seasons 6y only one Razorback team, the 1958 co-champions. .; MOVES TO FIFTH "Lee Trevino's win seth, John Schlee, Orville Moody, and Bob Dickson. STREAK ENDED Billie Jean King ended Margaret Count's fantastic, but virtually unnoticed string of 59 straight tennis mat«h victories yesterday, thwarting the Australian's bid for a 13th c o n s e c u t i v e tournament championship. Ms. King won, 7-6, 6-7, 6,3. Speaking of tennis, there (s a possibility that the second round of the 1073 United States-Mexico Davis Cup will be held in North Little Rock in May. The site would be the new Tartan-surface indoor facility at Burns Park, currently under construction. TWO TOGETHER Larry Finch and Ronnie Robinson of Memphis State, who have played basketball together since grade school, yet. The Missouri Valley Conference championship Saturday when New Mexico Stale missed a 2-: footer with five seconds to play. The final score was 5453. NOT AGAIN! The Milwaukee Bucks' ABC jinx continued yesterday. The Los Angeles Lakers, even without Jerry West, followed the lead of Chicago, Boston, the arid Baltimore, handing the . . . goes Arkansas' Dean Tolson for two of his 12 points. Tolson also provided lots o/ help on the boards with 16 rebounds against a rugged, SMU front line. (TIMESphoto by Ken Good )\ Mountainburg Downs West Fork For District Crown DECATUR -- The Mountainburg Dragons won the Area IB District Tournament here Saturday night, downing the West Fork Tigers 70-54. The Tigers actually led after one quarter, 167! i; but -Mountainburg took c o n t r o l of the game in the second period, outscoring West Fork 23-7 to take a 34-23 halftime lead. The ^Dragons led 50-38 after three periods, as they edged West Fork 16-15 in Ihe third frame.' ; The Tigers rallied in the final quarter to cut the deficit to four points with three minutes remaining, but Bill Mourney and Richard Jones then hit big baskets to put Mountainburg back into a safe lead. "··· ed ten. Mountainburg, now 22-10 for :he seayon, will play in the state Class B tournament a SCA in Conway tomorrow night at 6:30 against the winner o .he Thornton-Mt. Holly game ,Vcst Fork, 19-11, also qualifies "or the tournament as runner up, and wilj meet Lockesburg onight at 9:30. In the finals of. the junior girl District tournament Saturdaj night. West Fork won its seconc consecutive title, defeatinf Kingston 32,25. Ronda Criswe of the junior Tigerettes led al scorers with 21 points, while he teammate Deborah Mulling added 10. Marsha Fitch pace Kingston with 18 points. Hogs Alone In Second Place Arkansas took over second place in the Southwest Conference and the Razorbacks' Martin Terry broke his own school scoring record with 47 points in a 103-96 victory over Southern Melhodist here Saturday. The Arkansas record had been set by Terry last year with 46 points against Texas AM. It was the fourth straight victory for the Razorbacks in SWC play and boosted Arkansas' conference record to 8-4 w i t h two games remaining. The last time the Razorbacks finished above .500 in conference play was in 1963 when they were D-6. The Mustangs dropped to 7-5 in the conference. 'They'll Be Excited In Arkonsos' Race Still Undecided By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High-scoring Arkansas, led by hotshot guard Martin Terry, has a chance to throw some excitement Into the Southwest Conference basketball race Tuesday night. The Razorbacks, with a four- game victory streak and an 8-4 SWC record, have the only hope in the league to catch first- place Texas Tech, which is 10-2 with two games left. One of those two comes Tuesday night against Arkansas at Fayetteville, and if the Razorbacks can pull off a victory, look out! Next Saturday, Arkansas would still have to beat Rice at Houston and Tech would have to tall at home to Baylor before the race would end in a lie, but stranger things have happened. Rice has lost eight straight games and Baylor is one of the two league teams that has beaten the Red Raiders so far. Last week, Tech looked like a shoo-in for "the title, but last Saturday Texas AM pulled a 76-75 upset over the Raiders in jubbock, where over 9,000 fans tvere hoping they could pop their champagne bottles. The game was won on a goal-tenting call in favor of the Aggies' Mario Brown with just seconds left in the. game. Aggie Coach Shelby Metcalf said afterwards he believes Tech will still win it all, but was happy to put some excitement back into a ho-hum title chase. "They (Tech) killed our season down at our place before. They'll win it--we only delayed it. But this probably will get them stirred up in Arkansas," Metcalf said. Jeff Overhouse was the real hero for the Aggies, scoring 23 points and controlling i' boards for 20 rebounds. Terry, meanwhile, set an Arkansas scoring record with 47 points in a 103-96 victory over SMU, which has faltered from contending position to a 7-5 record and a third-place tie with AM and Baylor. The Mustangs' Sammy Hervey was matching Terry point- for-point in the second half before being ejected for a flagrant foul with 11 minutes to play and the score 75-73. Hervey, with 31 points, w a s gone and so were SMU's chances. "When they lost Hervey, they lost a big part of their offensive punch," said Razorback Coach Lanny Van Eman. "That w a s probably the big turning point." In other games Saturday Baylor beat cellar-dwelling TCU 80-73 in overtime ant Texas slashed Rice 75-68. The Bears' Charlie Ahart led all scorers with 30 points, in eluding six in overtime. Texas was led 6-9 center B.G Brosterhous with 19 points am 5-10 Harry Larrabee's 17 tal! ies. Rice shares last place with TCU, each with 2-10 records while Texas is 5-7. With Ihe Mustangs' Ira Terell and Sammy Hervey work- ng loose inside for several asy baskets, the score at the- naif was tied 57-57. SMU led as much as four points in the second half, but Terry tied the 'score at 73-73 and then put Arkansas in front or good w i t h 11:30 left on a ayup that made the score 7573. . Seconds later, Hervey, who" had scored 31 points, .was? ejected tor what the officials' said was a flagrant foul. Two ree throws by Jody Bass off Hevvey's foul expanded Aransas' advantage to . four points. Arkansas Coach Lanny Van Sman said that when SMU lost 3ervey, they lost a big part of ;hetr offensive punch. "T-h a t was probably the big turning point," he said. Doug Campbell aided the Ar- ..ansas attack with 24- points; including several crucial f r e e throws. · "Doug's confidence is run-, ning very high," Van Eman' said. I was impressed with two or thre corner shots that didn't even touch iron, just ripped the cords." According to Van Eman, Terry did not start the second half because he was feeling ill. Van Eman said, however, that after a few seconds elapsed Terry notified him that he was ready to play. Van Eman also pointed out that the Razorbacks held SMU to 39 points in the second half. 'They scored 55 in each, half against us at Dallas a n d 57 in the first half this afternoon, he said. , : · MOurney led all scorers with West Fork finished the season 21 .points, while teammates with a fine 2fi-2 record, while Kingston finished 17-4, with al four losses coming at the hands of West Fork. There is no state Steve Tyler and Jones added 16 and 14 points respectively For West Fork, Ronnie Bradlej I MOIXnrCiO/lAERYf iDI led with 14, Mike Clayton and tournament for junior ...... George Warren followed w i t h girls, just as there ill not be 12 each, ar)rt Terry Mabry add for junior high boys next year. Inverrary Classic yesterday Bucks their fourth television rnoved him past Julius Borps defeat in as many Sundays, into fifth place in PGA career The losses to Baltimore and earnings with $911,000. He has Lps.Angeles were inevitable, won all that in only seven w h a t with the double- years. Ahead of Trevino are whammy of ABC and Sports Jack Nicklaus, with over Illustrated's cover picture of $1,700,000, Arnold Palmer, with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Sports In. Brief jftflnmmiMiiiiffliiimiiinhiiiiiMiiiiyiiM Loses 11th Straight Game JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -The University of Texas-Arlington extended Arkansas State University's losing streak to 11 by, hitting 20 of 31 shots from tlje field in the second half and rallying for a 82-76 Southland Conference victory here Saturday night. ·With Don Scaife and J. J. Williams leading the way, the Indians managed to j u m p to a 45-;38 halftime lead. TBut Arlington took the lead of good with 16:44 remaining in the game on Larry Moore's rebound basket that made the score 50-49. Arlington led 78-66 with four minutes remaining ind the Indians never got closer than six points the rest of .the way. iMoore led the winners with 20 points. Louis Marshall added 18 and Ronnie Marsh 16, including 12 !n the second half. Scaife, who had 18 points in the first half, finished with 28. Williams scored 22 and Lonnie Webber 18. Arlington is now 11-14 for the season and 6-5 in SLC play, wihile Arkansas S t a t e is 5-17 arid 1-10 in conference action. OBU-Reddies Still Favorites ·KITTLE ROCK (AP) - Oua- cWta Baptist University and Henderson are expected to con- lique their winning ways Wnlght in the Arkansas Inlcr- cejlegiate Conference basket- bill race, setting the stage lor Thursday's showdown at Arkadelphia. ·Ouachita, 15-1. plays Ar- kimsas Tech, 2-14, tonight at RuBsellville while Henderson, 1*2, plays State College of Ar- k^nsas, 8-8, at Arkadelphia, ·If both teams win tonight as expected. Thursday's game will determine whether Ouachita eyns the AIC title outright or ht(s to'share it with Henderson. TJie games .Thursday complete th£ regular season. jSouthern State and Arkansas Cdllege, the two teams tied for tljlrd it lJ-6, complete their *Jular seasons tonight, bul · {ith are in the running for one of; four spots !n the District 17 playoff. Southern State plays Hurting, 3-13, «t Searcy while Arkansas College' takes on ;UA Monttcello, 7-9, at'Batesville. Hendrix Wins AIC Swim Meet CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - John Bumpers took individual honors in three events here Saturday night to lead Hendrix to an easy victory in the Arkansas Intercollegiate . Conference swim meet.' ' Bumpers won "the .200-yard butterfly, Ihe 100-yard freestyle and tied the conference record while winning the 200-yard individual medley. He was high point man in the meet with 24'/4 points. Hendrix ended up with 153 points. Taking second was Harding with 63 points, followed by State College of Arkansas with 33% and Southern State with 30. Ouachila was fifth with 18, followed hy Henderson with 5Vi and Arkansas Tech with 3. Three conference records were established. Chuck Letzig of Hendrix broke the record ii the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 58.8. John Kane of Hendrix cracked the record in the 200-yard breaslstvoke with a time of 2:30.0 and Butch Jordan of Southern Slate established a record in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:08.2. Class B Tourney Gets Underway CONWAY. Ark. (AP) -- Ros- slon Oak Grove and Mountain Pine, two teams that have lost only two games between them, are among the teanvs scheduled to play in the first round o'f the Class B state basketball tournament that begins here today. 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