Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 27, 1973 · Page 8
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 27, 1973
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· Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tut*., Feb. 37, 1973 ·:. · '·'AYfTTUfm.l, AKKAMSAS ,_ UCLA Court Grinder Still Number One By DAN BERGER .· AssocUted Press Sporls Writer 1 LOS ANGELES (AP) -'I UCLA's basketball grinder. li having pulverized 68 foes In a · row, again heads The Associ- '· a(ed Press college poll but the ' awesome Bruins are giving ; Coach John Wooden a few more i ir.ay 'hairs anyway. Wooden's crew garnered 36 of .'. 38- first place votes for a 70- ·'· point 'lead over second-place North Carolina State. The Bruins are beating foes by an -' average of 23 points per game and are dominating the Pacific- 8 Conference in virtually every statistic, except free throw ' shooting. "This is a lousy free throw shooting team," Wooden said Monday in a rare bit of slang candor. "This is the worst free throw shooting team I've ever coached, both high school and college." Wooden said he used two true guards, Tommy Curtis and Greg Lee, In the lineup at the same time last Saturday night against Oregon State .while protecting a nine-point lead. "I felt they (Oregon State) would be ,,- fouling us a lot and I wanted Greg in there because he's our best free throw shooter. And I wanted Tommy in there so we . could bring the ball up against their press." The Bruins are hitting only 62 , per cent of their foul shots and are dead last in that category LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Two avored teams lost and two favored teams won in opening games of the state senior boys :iass AAA basketball tournament here Monday. The favorites who won were onesboro, 70-44 over Fayette- rille, and Forrest City, 55-40 ver Springdale. The teams hat weren't expected to win were Fort Smith Southside, 593 over Blytheville, and Helena, 2-51 over Hot Springs. More first-round games today matched Texarkana against Jttle Rock McClellan, Russell- alle against Sylvan Hills, Bent- n against West Memphis and acksonville against Conway. Jonesboro outscored Fayelte- «lle in every quarter to win its State Class B Tourney Pits Top Entries CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Wab- aseka, which lost by 50 points u an area tournament game to o w e r f u 1 Vaster, whipped Wheatley 87-65 here Monday in a first-round game of the senior mys Class B .state basketball ournament. In other opening games, Black Rock clipped Scranton among Pac-8 teams. But at 23-0 for the season, UCLA is still the overwhelming ,.; No. 1 choice. North Carolina State received two votes (or { . first place, surprising even '-head Coach Norman Sloan "Not even I could vote for us. Until UCLA loses, they are still . the best," said Sloan. North . Carolina State is ineligible for .'.the playoffs this year. ! Minnesota climbed into third place in the latest poll, followed by Long Beach State, Mar: quette, Providence, North Caro. lina, Houston. Maryland, Memphis State, Southwestern Loui; «iana, Indiana, Missouri. Syr- · acuse. New Mexico, Kansas 'State, St. John's of New York Jacksonville, South Carolina and Purdue. The Top Twenty, with first- place votes in parentheses, season records and total points Points tabulated on basis of 20 : 18-16-14-12-lO-etc.i 1. UCLA (36) 23-0 756 2. No. Caro. St. (2) 23-0 686 3. Minnesota 18-2 557 4. Long Beach St. 22-2 471 5. Marquette 22-2 451 fi. Providence 21-2 37 7. No. Carolina 21-5 293 «. Houston 20-3 25' 9. Maryland 19-4 244 10. Memphis St. 21-4 192 11. SW La. 21-2 18C 12. Indiana 17-5 173 13. Missouri 18-4 8 14. Syracuse 20-4 15. New Mexico 22-4 16. Kansas St. 19-4 17. St. John's, NY 18-5 18. Jacksonville 20-5 19. So. Carolina 18-5 20. Purdue , 15-9 Others receiving votes, listei alphabetically: American U. Austin Peay, Brigham Young Florida State, Louisville. Mar shall,' Oral Roberts, Oregon State, Pennsylvania, Penn "State. Jian Diego. St. Francis (PKA.) San Francisco. South ern California, Tennessee, Tul St. Vanderbilt. Gillman Set To Return To Oilers HOUSTON (AP) -- Sid Gil Iman says he's ready to forgive and forget and he's expected to prove it soon by signing on as general manager of the Hous ton Oilers of the National Foot ball League. The 62-year-old Gillman, now offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys, said Monda all arrangements have been completed except the final sign ing of his contract. "All those bid differences we had back when the league had growing pains are gone and forgotten," Gillman said of his feuds w i t h Oilers' owner Bud Adams. "I'm ready to get to Houston and meet the challenge...It's something I've been doing all my life." Adams said Gillman's con- · tract "could run up to five years" and his former AFL rival "accepted the figure I put out right off." In First Round Of AAA Meet Two Favored Teams Lose game. The Hurricane held a 4018 advantage at the half and reserves played most of the second half. Mark Million had 13 points and Preston Miller 12 for Jonesboro. Fayetteville was led by Charlie West with 15 points. Forrest City broke open a low-scoring contest with a 41: point second half to defeat Springdale. The game was tied 4-4 at the end of the first quarter and Springdale led 18-14 at halftime. Forrest City scored 13 points in the final three minutes of the third quarter to push ahead 34-28. Led by the shooting of Charlie Hayes and Arthur Banks, the Mustangs continued to pad the lead in the final quarter.. Banks, a ninth- grader, led Forrest City with 15 points and Hayes had 13. Dennis Boyd led Springdale with 12 points. Tommy points to Johnson fired in 18 lead Helena, which got the lead for the first time in the game at 49-48 with 1:37 left to play. Darrol Hanks followed with a free throw for Helena, then hit a layup to give the Cougars a four-point margin with 47 seconds remaining. Kirk Oliver got three points in the remaining seconds for Hot Springs to cut Helena's lead to one point before time ran out. Oliver scored 22 points for the Trojans. ' . Southside, despite losing the services of 6-foot-6 center George Catsavis early in the second half, held on to defeat Blytheville. Catsavis, a senior, committed h i s fifth f o u l with 6:40 left in the third quarter. He left after scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Senior guard Bill Barker took up the slack, scoring 10 straight points to finish with 18. Victor James paced Blytheville with 14 points. Con Win It Outright Against Henderson Ouachita Clinches Tie In Alt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ouachita clinched at least a tie for the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference basketball championship Monday night and now faces cross-town rival Henderson Thursday night in an effort to win the title outright. With a victory, Henderson can tie for the league crown. Ouachita, after a hard-earned 76-69 victory over Arkansas Tech Monday night, has a 16-1 record and Henderson, which kept its hopes alive with a 86-79 triumph over State College of Arkansas Monday night, has a 15-2 record. In other league games Monday night, Southern State whipped Harding 61-55. Hendrix drubbed Ozarks 104-70 and Arkansas College defeated the University of Arkansas at Monticello 71,59. In the game at Russellville, Tech, 2-15 in the AIC, pushed the league leaders to the wire before losing. Tlie Wonder Boys led 45-39 at halftrme. Ouachita fought back and the score was tied six times in the second half before the Tigers took the lead for good with 7:14 remaining. However, Tech pulled to within 70-69 with 1:07 to go, and Ouachita went into a stall that led to six straight points by the Tigers to none for Tech. Jerry Thomas was Ouachita's leading scorer with 16 points. Jim Hamilton scored 14, but 10 of his came in the last 10 minutes of the game and broke ties on three occasions. Eugene Grant led Tech with 29 points and James Mackey added 22. At Arkadelphia, SCA, 8-9 in the conference, and Henderson were tied 33-all at halftime and they battled evenly for most of the second half until the Red- dies finally gained control with about four minutes left. Larry Bray popped in 20 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead Henderson: Jerry Bradley and Sam Witherspoon each contributed 16 points for the Reddies. Joe Couch was the leading scorer for SCA with 26 points. Southern State built up a seven-point halftime lead and was in control the rest of the way as the Muleriders upended Harding at Searcy. James Armstrong with 20 points and Larry Banks with 16 paced the Mu- leriders. ' Freddie Dixon 'and Larry Aggas each scored 12 for Harding. SSC finished conference play with a 12 ; 6 record, and tied for third place with Arkansas College; Harding is 314. Hendrix exploded., to a 61-29 halftime margin and coasted past College of the Ozarks in a their game . at Conway. Tom Poole scored 21 points and Danny Thomas 19 for · Hendrix. Gary Metcalf had 20 for Ozarks. Hendrix now is 10-7 eague play and Oazrks 1-1(1. At Batesville, Arkansas Col- ege whipped' the Boll Weevils o gain a third-place tie in th« onference with Southern State. Listen To The PAT FOSTER SCOUTING REPORT OVER KNWA-FM (103.9 rag) 7:20 TONIGHT Razorbacki vs. Texas Tech brought to you by TRUMBO'S 14-39, il-51. Dell upended Thornton Flippin blasted Mount 'leasant 74-44, Mountain Pine xmitoed Paragould Oak Grove 13-43, Fountain Hill dumped Bradford 67-49, Mayflower sank iosston Oak Grove 62-51 and Lockesburg drubbed West Fork 83-68. In first-round games today. Valley Springs plays McNeil, eachville plays Calico Rock, Wenifee takes on Cutter-Morning Star, Crowley's Ridge tackles Wilmar, Kensett squares off against Pleasant View, Moun- :ainburg faces Mount Holly, Vaster takes on Delight and Sloan-Hendrix plays Hazen. Harold Duncan poured in 35 points as Wabbaseka upped its record to 25-7. Danny Walker and Eddie Scott each chipped in 18. Mountain Pin«, 31-1 for the season, opened up a 28-13 halftime lead over Paragould Oak Grove and the outcome was never in doubt after that. Larry Nevels scored 29 points for Mountain Pine. Dell had only a 22-21 halftime edge over Thornton, but the first minute of the third quarter proved decisive. Dell sizzled for four quick baskets and jumped into a 30-21 lead. Thornton was never closer than six points after that. Ron Lewis and Jim Rose each scared 20 points for Dell. Rosston Oak Grove, coming into the .tourney with a 24-i record, fell to Mayflower. The two teams were tied 46-all with 6:57 to play when Mayflower rattled off 10 straight points to take the victory. Bobby Acklin scored 24 points and triggered the late Mayflower surge. Black Rock and Scranton played it close. Black Rock had a 31-27 edge going into the final period, but Scranton cut it to 3533. A basket by Bobby Flippo and two baskets by Phillip Langston allowed Black Rock to set up the victory, 42-35, with 1:37 left. Lockesburg soared to a 44-26 halftime lead and had no trouble against West Fork. Tony Harrison and Darrell Helms each had 20 and Charles Williamson 18 for Lockesburg. Flippin had no trouble in disposing of Mount Pleasant. Lonnie Cox pumped in 30 points to pace the Flippin attack. Kenny Quails sank 22 for Mount Pleasant. Male Wants To Be Pom Pom Person STANFORD. 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