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2 MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE S Nov. 20, 1943 Ml J. Johnson Watches Gophers : Continued From Page One UUVIU 'pleted 10 out of 21 passes for 116 'yards, but the Badgers clicked n 12 out of S3 for 167. SCThe difference was that Minnesota scored its first touchdown on ft beautiful 25 yard pass from Hu-thtk to Bud Hausken of Glenwood who made a brilliant clutch pass while on the dead run in the end rone. iThe Badgers sagged from that JSint on and never again were dangerous as Minnesota went on to get another tally in the fourth period. I The Gophers had to click on Z that pass to get out in front for ln the clutches the Williamson ifjoys were stout against running llajs. Going was tough despite J Ken Beiersdorf 's splendid swan Hong at fullback as Tie took over "for the injured Frank Kuzma. ? Wisconsin's slump set in early in the third quarter after giving Gophers the advantage of a 22-mile wind in order to get the ball on the kickoff. The Badgers quickly moved to a first down to their own 31 with Gene Evans carrying th ball. ; However, on that play they were fet back 15 yards on a holding penalty. Instead of being on their way offensively ihey were in the hole back on their 11. That led to a quick kick by vans that was blocked by Floyd 3aszewski and recovered by Dave Skrien of Morris on the Wisconsin 21. The Gophers didn't make the most of that scoring chance, but they kept their rival in the hole from then until they got their first touchdown. Penalties, as a matter of fact, slowed up both teams at critical stages of the play. Neither team did too much ground gaining in the first quarter. Bye and Bob Petruska kept exchanging kicks with neither team eettir.jr to midfieid. Then Mr. Evans took charge In, the second quarter. His first dazzling punt return .netted 54 yards to the Minnesota TJ. but the Gophers stopped two running plays and a pass. That forced Blackbourn to try r field goal and it was blocked rather emphatically by Grant. It was just after this that Bye broke loose for 33 yards to the Badger 49. He was knocked out of bounds and hurt so badly that he played very little through the rest of the half and not at all for the final SO minutes. ... , , Kolr tn rvllnt BlllV did COme back tO punt 'mnr Tr ws a beaUtV uui-c iiiwiv.. - -- - against the wind from his -J to Evans on his 32. Evans appeared o be off balance as he got his hands on the ball, but a Gopher tackier missed him and Gene was away. "He was so close to the side lines that some thought he stepped out, but apparently he didn t. He used all of his speed in moving down the field until he got gome blockers in front of him to convoy him into pay dirt. The Badger rooters groaned when Dave Skrien blocked Black-bourn's try for the extra point. On the ensuing kickoff Gregory did some real running from the end rone to his 48 yard line. He was almost away but he fumbled when hit and Black-bourn recovered. T--.C T?aHcror thpri COmOletCT i . T, , i - .two nasses tn t.vans ana namn- . sen to get to .1 -Vf ;rrtcr.-.ta IK the MinnCSOta lb. ; hut the Maroon and Gold boys itoried them there. The visitors were right back for another try, but Petruska fumbled and John Carlson recovered on the Gopher 25. .-.The Minnesota crowd then saw their boys rally in the second half to score twice and gain their seventh triumph of the year. After the Gophers recovered Evans' blocked quick kick they found themselves inches short of a first down on the 14 yard line and lost the ball on downs. It appeared from the press box that Gregory had made the yardage on the last try but the referee said no. The Gophers finally got the ball again a minute later when Ralph McAlister ran back a Petruska punt to the Wisconsin 36. Here Hudak stepped into the picture. Sensing the emergency - with Bve crippled, George came ' up' with an important first down -on the Badger 25 with good assist-! ance from Beiersdorf. Then the Gophers did the un-; xfiected a pass on first down, - ifutiak took the ball from center, j let Hausken get down tne neia , and then pitched perfectly into the end zone. " Bud was covered most of the way, but he got behind his men as the ball neared him and he snared it on the dead run. Soltau kicked goal. That made the big crowd happy for Michigan was leading Ohio State at the time 7-0. But the Gophers weren't ready to settle for a one point decision. They moved again in the third period to the Badger 21 where Hudak passed to Jerry Mitchell. Albright however rose up at this stage and eventually the Gophers lost the ball on downs on the 24. The Badgers began to pass in a desperate effort to score again v.. i -L. A tho "Utile tllCJf aCUAUilCU WlfcitUUI, tlVw ; s."iw.,. alert Dick Anonsen who had aic.r" GtARDS--"'. .. B.gt :-u J-., Koll K-.,. L- i iiciu ua J as uan noviv. ,v One of John Coatta's passes ; was picked off by the Minneapolis boy on the Gopher 44 and returned to the 47. , That set the stage for the sec- mid touchdown. Hudak's first pass " was incomplete, but the hard smacking Beiersdorf broke loose for 18 yards to the Wisconsin 35. Malosky sneaked for two and then - the driving Hudak added nine more In three tries for a first down on the 23, but the Range lad was hurt and Gregory had to relieve him. Dick was equal to the task. He teamed up with Beiersdorf and in two plays this pair got into pay dirt. Ken blasted for 1? yards over left tackle to the seven. Then the ' Chicagoan fed Gregory around left end for seven yards and a touchdown. Reliable Sol-tau attended to that point business. That was the day's scoring. There were other Minnesota changes. Anonsen set up one by niicri ce lling CLAiuLiitri aso uii iiicj own 48 and going all the way toi the Wisconsin 29, but a la-yard penalty for clipping stopped the drive. A bad Wisconsin punt gave the Gophers another chance with Bill Thiele passing to Soltau for a 29-yard gain to the 25. However, Lawrence's pass was intercepted. The Badgers moved all the waj to the Minnesota's 24 on Coatta's pass to Tilden Meyers. But with eight seconds left to play the final Badger effort was stopped on the four-yard line as Meyers caught a pass and later-ailed to Jerry Schaefer who wa.-run out of bounds there. WISCONSIN (6) LEFT ENDS Haberman, tlalvorsen. LtW TAC KLE YdrnUd. Albrlrht. Illiott LEFT OlARDS Gable. Price. Slaier. CENTERS Joe KellT. Dnwninr. RIGHT GUARDS KnauH. Blmcle. RIGHT TACKLES Huihold. Otterbark. RIGHT t.vnK M,t.n rlkr Tu.,..h.. Vanderhoof. Saehtjen. Wilson. (ll'ARTERBACKS Frtruika. Coatta, Ran LEFT HALFBACKS Tea jue, Teteak bach, strehlow. F m- RIGHT HALFBACKS Christensen, r. Hammon. Wither. Scharf- Fl I.LBAC'KS Ivans. Radcliffe, Blackbourn Teas... MINNESOTA (14) LEFT ENDS Grant. Mitchell. LEFT TACKLES Nomclllnl, Carlson, Mar-kert. LEFT GUARDS Hendrlckson, Sundln, Krueeer. CENTERS Bnbinson, Tonnemaker, Stolen, OUon. RIGHT GUARDS L.ndin, Brennan. O. Holm. RIGHT TACKLES Ekberg. Jasae.skl. Man-dinser. Johansen. RIGHT ENDS Soltaa, Edllnf, Zupetx, Mealry. Stoll. QUARTERBACKS M a I s I k y, Anonsen. Wheaton. Thiele. LEFT HALFBACKS Bye, Thompson. Lawrence. Hudak firtnrf RIGHT HALFBAC KS Hausken. McAlister. I r arner. FULLBACKS Kuima. Beiersdorf. Skrien, Elliott. Wisconsin ft a Minnesota ft ft 7 7 n WISCONSIN SCORING: Touchdown I ans. MINNESOTA SCORING: Touchdowns Hausken. Gresory. Points after touchdown soltau 2. ! OFFICIALS: Referee Lyle Clarnn. Bradley: jumpjrej .Dallas Marvil .Northwestern; field ! 'ud"-lV J. Delanev, St. Viator; head lines- man oeo Dtehl. SYRACUSE TRIMS COLGATE 35-7 SYRACUSE, N. Y. (JP Syracuse crushed Colgate 35-7 Saturday before a record crowd of 36.500 fans. The blanketed throng saw coach Floyd Schwartz Walder's Orange close out the first season under his regime with its fourth triumph in nine games at the expense of the outclassed Red Raiders. Senior George Davis scored two : Point after touchdown Smith. of the five Syracuse touchdowns. Syracuse 7 7 n Cotrate 7 ft a 35 SVRACrsr SCORING: Touchdowns l.sler. liratntta. Davl Points after ' ; lowenonwn. Knlcar 4 IFUcfmrnui. ro,r,TF srnR,Nr.. To.rhrfn.., Fnller Oklahoma Continued from Page One The first was Len Napolitamo's 13-yard toss to Monty Osborn and the second with 33 seconds left was from John Pasco 18 yards to Dick VViborn. Santa Clara's final touchdown in the last quarter was an explosive 58-yard run by Del Rasmus-son, who out-maneuvered three STATISTICS Santa Clara Okla. First downs 5 IS ! Net yards gained rushing 122 295 Forward passes attempted 22 X Forward nasses completed 9 5 Yards forward passinr ......... S ?- Forwards intercepted by. ........ 1 Yards gained runback of interceptions 12 A Punting average 4J.7 40.1 Total yards, all kicks returned 2 129 Opponent fumbles recovered 3 2 Yards lost by penalties 55 30 Oklahoma tacklers. Joe Vargas made the extra point kick good to end the game's scoring. Oklahoma ran up 15 first downs i to Santa Clara's five, but trailed) i: - ..ewes- a . -- ! m passing to yarns to oy. The Sooners wno ied tne na. tion in rushing with just over 300 yards per game, kept close to that average with 295. Until Saturday, Oklahoma led the nation's rushing defense with 50. However, Santa Clara made 122 yards on the ground more than any other Oklahoma rival this year. SANTA CLARA (21) LEFT ENDS White. Williams. LtFT TACKLES Hock. Dominick. LEFT GLARDS sterling. Uutanica CENTERS Canelo, Rotticci. RIGHT Gl'ARDS Dowling. Justice. RIGHT TACKLES Payne, Cosad, House. RIGHT ENDS Hennessy, Osborn. Wiborn. QUARTERBACKS Pasce. Napolitano. LEFT HALFBACKS Haynes. ogei, Dung. Vargas. RIGHT HALFBACKS Defllippls, Rasmus-sen. Moran. Formico. FULLBACKS Wraith, Conn, Hakeem. OKLAHOMA (S) LEFT ENDS Owens. Tipps. Lockett. I 1 "T TimiEa u - i .. ur - nesmerau, CENTER Dow ell. Moore. Riwliiiliiiiu, muni wk. ikii ..saves. West. RIGHT TACKLE Walker. RIGHT ENDS Goad. Anderson. QUARTER BACK Royal. LEFT HALFBACKS Pearson. Heatly, Jones. RIGHT HALFBACK Thomas FULLBACKS Heath, Parker. Lisak. Santa Clara 14 7 ft Oklahoma 7 14 7 ft SANTA CLARA SCORING: Touchdowns Osborn. Wilborn. Rasmussen. . Points after touchdown Vargas Iplacekicki. Safety Royal (tackled In end gone kv White). OKLAHOMA SCORING: Touchdowns-Thomas E) Heath. Paints after touchdowns Tipps (4) (placements). : . fx A KkX ' ;iVli 'I I Cf r1 f ELLIOTT -W I o W - t ' I i sW:'.!.'''- . -r -V - " ' . Jr 11 SUPER t. , " ti f v 1 SIDELINE o " , ,f iWilAa WHILE LEO 2SOMELLIM keeps Wiscon sin's Eruce Elliott out of tackling range, Mia Firs Quarter Minnesota won the toa and elected to defend the west foal, with Wisconsin choosing KICKOFF Soltan s kick was taken deep In l the end aone by Erana and downed for touchback. WISCONSIN Christensen found a bli hole at Minnesota's left guard and made nine yards. Tonnemaker slowed up F.vans on an attempted sweep of Minnesota rifht end and Kdlinr finally threw the Badrer back for a two yard loss. Petruska's short pass, In- tended for llabrrman, was Incomplete. j Petruska's punt was hurried and bounced ! out on the Gopher 43. j UlVS'tUlTI-Sn Wl.POn.ln'. left tackle tor three yards. On a reverse over Wisconsin's left guard Hausken was stopped by Wilson after gaining three. Bye passed tn Malosky near the south side lines ana tne Gopner q.nci m..r Wisconsin', .ignt end for live yards, trn-! bach made the tackle. Bve fumbled trying to hit Wisconsin's left tackle. Albright recovered for the Badgers ' on their 4(1. Minnesota was in motion on the plav. but Wisconsin declined the penalty. WISCONSIN On a hands off from petruska ; to Evans the latter gained 6 at Minnesota s left end. Tonnemaker stopped him. Nomellini and , , . Markert stopped hristensen after he gained', KICKOFF Gregory took Blackbourn s kirk one at Minnesota's left tackle. Petruska s ; in the end one and returned the ball to pss. intended for Teague, was incomplete ! Jl" Gopher . Gregory fumbled and Black-Petruska punted out f bounds on the j b,,"n.""J"M' ,OT Wisconsin. , . r-.nnk.- to WISCONSIN On a screen pass Petruska MINNESOTA Kusma went rver Wisconsin's left guard and picked up three yards. Kusma was injured on the play. He was replaced by Beiersdorf. Bye's pass was over Husken's head and incomplete. Rye oassed to Grant on the Badger 33. but the Gophers were off side and penalised back to their 17. Bye attempted to pass, was hit hard by Albrerht and thrown for a II-vard loss. On fourth down Bye punted from his end zone to the Badger 30. with Em bach returning to the Gopher 48. WISCONSIN Teague tried Minnesota left tarkle and picked up half a yard. Nomellini. Tonnemaker and Grant .topped him. Brennan tackled Evans for a yard loss on an at- temDt sween of Minnesota's right end. llabrr man dropped Petruska's pass. Thompson took Petruska's punt on the 10 and returned to the Gopher 23. where KnauII stopped mm. MINNESOTA On a reverse around Wiscon tin's left end Hausken o'eked uu half a yard Hve gained another half ysrd in a try at Wiconsin's left tackle. Ilau.ken couldn't ouite reach Bye's long pass. Wisconsin was charged with defensive holding on the play and penalised five yards. Bye fumbled the center pass and was thrown for a six-yard loss by O Donahue. Bye punted to Embach on the Badger 1 and he returned to the Badkers' 28 where soltau hit him. WISCONSIN Teague gained seven over Min nesota's left tackle. Christensen was stopped by Grant and Markert after gaining yard through the Gopher left guard. Chris tensen tried right guard this time, but failed to gain. Petruska punted to Gregory on the Gopher 16 and the Gopher returned four yards. MINNESOTA Grant missed Bye's pass. Beiersdorf went through a hole at Wisconsin's left tackle and ran for six. then lateraled to Bye who advanced the ball three more yards. Rye went over left tackle for a first down en the Minnesota's 33. Bye passed to Soltau who was tackled on the Gopher 39. Soltau then lateraled to Nomellini who was tackled from behind on the Wisconsin 18. But the ball was ruled dead on the Minnesota 38. Bye passed to Grant for a first down on the Gopher 4fi. The play gained seven yards. Bye passed to Grant whose lateral. Intended for Nomellini. bounced on the ground with Malosky finally running the ball to the Badg er 40. The lateral gained four yards. Sacht- jen intercepted Bye's pass and returned five, then lateraled to Simcic who brought the ball to the Wisconsin 37. WISCONSIN Teague gained three aver Minnesota's left guard. Petruska's pass was incomplete. Petruska's nest pass, intended for Teague. was intercepted by Thompson on the Gopher 45. MINNESOTA Beiersdorf made three yards at Wisconsin's left guard. Bye rounded Wisconsin's left and was stopped hv Withers for no gain. Albright and O'Donahue threw Bve, attempting to pass, for a nine yard loss. On fourth down Bve punted to the Wisconsin 15, the ball bouncing back to the 21 where flendrickson downed It. That ended the quarter. SCORE: WISCONSIN 0. MINNESOTA . Second Quarter WISCONSIN Christensen tried Minnesota's left guard but was hit by Tonnemaker and Jaszewski after gaining a yard. Skrien and Tonnemaker hit league, trying Minnesota's left end. and stopped him for no gain. Evans quick-kicked to the Gopher five, where Thompson picked It up and returned the ball to the 22. MINNESOTA Bve tried Wisconsin's right tackle and was tackled for no gain by Albright. The same man stopped Bye, trying left guard for no gain. Withers almost intercepted Bye's pass before his own man knocked the ball off his hands. Bye kicked to Evans on the Badger 32. He cut over to the south side lines, then ran back to the center of the field and went all the way to the Gopher IS before Bye and Hausken stopped him. WISCONSIN Christensen went over Minnesota's left tackle for four jards. Tonnemaker stopped Christensen for a yard loss but Minnesota was off side and penalised on a try at Minnesota's right tackle. Petruska's long pass, intended for Haber-man in the end gone, was incomplete. The ball was tipped by Haberman and a Gopher defender before it bounded outside the end nesota's Billy to Bud Grant 1WL MINNESOTA 14. WISCONSIN 6 aone. Blackbourn went In the fame to try a place kick. Grant broke throuih and blocked the kick. Embach. who was holdinf the ball on the play, picked it up and ran to the Gopher 10 where Skrien tackled hint. The Gophers oo me nan on downs. MINNESOTA Beiersdorf hit Wisconsin's left tackled for five yards. Beiersdorf tried the sume spot for three more yards. Bye went over Wisconsin right tackle, found a big hole and ran to the 5U yard stripe, where Embach and Withers forced him out of bounds. The play gained SI yards. Bye was hurt on the play and was replaced by Gregory. On a "T" handoff Beiersdorf was stopped Sinicic for a two-yard loss. Mulosky's pass irrpw T n..n raTO uinn and he returned five where Tonnemaker hit him. WISCONSIN Anonsen Intercepted Petruska's long pass on the Gopher 15 and was downed there. Gregory hit Wisconsin's right ,lttf fr , ,.,,,. Gregory gained six r""n",n"n Biersdorf tried the Badger left tackle for no rain. Alhrieht marie the tackle. Bye went back In the game and punted to Lvans on me Badger 3H. Evans cut over to the south side line and went H'i yards for a touchdown. Blackbourn went in to kick, but Skri,-n biookrd it. SCORE: WISCONSIN f ' MINNESOTA a. Gopher 33 where Thompson tackled him. It was Wisconsin s first, first down. Grant stopped Teague alter earning two at Minne sota's left tackle. Tbe Badgers were holding on the play and penalised 15. Petruska passed to Halbersen who was tackled by Thompson on the Gopher 10. The same play made ft a first down on the Gopher 21. Christensen waa clear in the end gone, but Petrusky's pass was over his head. The Gophers were penalised five yards for offside. Petruska fumbled the pass from center, then passed. He was called for intentionally grounding and the ball went back to the Badger 3D. On third dawn Grant tackled Coatta behind the line on an attempted right end sweep. The play lost five yards. Otis' fourth down pass was incomplete in the end sone. The Badgers were holding, but Minnesota declined the penalty and took the ball on downs on their 35. MINNESOTA Gregory went over Wisconsin's left tackle, cut back and gained 17 yards for a first down on the Wisconsin 43. On a lateral Gregory was slopped for no gain trying left end. Malosky passed to Soltau who gained three before Withers tackled him. Lawrence hit right tarkle for a yard. Albright and Elliot stopped him. On fourth down Lawrence passed to llusken who was stopped on the Wisconsin 44. The Badgers took the ball on downs. WISCONSIN Petruska passed to Shaefer for a first down on the Gopher 39. A screen pass. Petruska to Evans, advanced the ball to the Gopher 23 for another first down. McAlister made the tackle. Petruska fumbled with Carlson recovering for the Gophers on their 25. MINNESOTA Lawrence passed along the north side to Soltau who gained three and then lateraled to Lundin for six more yards. The half ended. SCORE: WISCONSIN . MINNESOTA 0. Third Quarter KICKOFF Soltau kicked off tn Embach who took it in the end sone and returned to the 19. WISCONSIN Tonnemaker stopped Evans after he picked up a yard at right tarkle. Christensen picked up four at right tarkle. Jassewski stopped him. Evans ran for a first down to the 32, but Wisconsin was called for holding and penalised to the 11. Jassewski blocked t.vans- kick, and Skrien picked It up on the 21. MINNESOTA Gregory was stopped for no gain. Gregory ran for six yards to the 15 where he was stopped by Wilson. Gregory picked up a yard at left end where Stager stooped him. Gregory hurtled over center but was short by Inches of a first down. WISCONSIN Teague was stopped by Anonsen and Grant after he picked up two at left end league picked up a yard at right tarkle. He was stopped by Markert and Tonnemaker. . .... Evans ran for three through right tarkle. Petmska punted to McAlister who took it on the Minnesota 48 and was tackled by Haberman on the Wisconsin 42. MINNESOTA Beiersdorf ran for three. Hudak was short of a first down, Beiersdorl hit center for half a yard. Hudak made first down on the Wiscon-in 25. Hudak passed to Hausken for a touch down. Soltau's kick was good. SCORE WISCONSIN I MINNESOTA 7. KICKOFF SoKau kicked off to Embach who took it on the one yard line and returned to tbe 18 where Robinson tackled him. WISCONSIN Teague gained eight yards at right tackle where Skrien stopped him. Ttague was stopped for a yard tats by Ton nemaker. Christensen was a yard short of a first down. Petruska punted out of bounds M the Wisconsin 48. MINNESOTA Hudak broke through right tackle for five. Hudak hit left - tackle for three. Hudak's plunges was inches short of a first down. Hudak ran to the 35 for a first down. Hudak passed to Mitchell for a first down on the Wisconsin 20. Hudak's pass was just out of Mitchell's reach. Hudak faked a pass and tried to run but he was thrown for a three yard loss by Albright. Hudak pass, intended for Grant, was harried and short. Lawrence's pass, intended for Grant, waa Incomplete. Wisconsin took over on the 24. Bye fires a first down pass in the first period. WISCONSIN Coatta's pass to Meyers was incomplete. Wisconsin waa oft side, but Minnesota declined the penalty. Teague took a pitch out trum Coatta and ran to the 35 for a first down. Costta passed to Haberman for nine yards. Annn-sen and Thompson stopped him. Coatta made a first down on the Wisconsin 46. Anonsen Intercepted Coatta's puss on the Minnesota 44 and returned to the 48. MINNESOTA Hudak's psss. Intended for Grant was incomplete. Beiersdorf fumbled the ball, picked it up and ran for a first down to the Wisconsin 35 as the Quarter ended. btOlU.: WISCONSIN a MINNESOTA Fourth Quarter MINNESOTA Malosky gained two on a sneak. Hudak hit right tackle for four yards. Hudak powered his way to the Wisconsin 23 for a first down. Beiersdorf ran to the seven, where he tripped over Mundinger. Gregory followed beautiful interference to score. Soltau's kick was good. SCORE: WISCONSIN 6. MINNESOTA 14. KICKOFF Soltau kicked off to Embach who took it on the 11 and was knocked out of bounds by Soltau no the 2. Wisconsin- Tonnemaker hit Teague as he tried right end. ( oatta passed tn Meyers on the 40 but Wisconsin was penalised 5 yards for back field in motion. Coatta tried to pass but was surrounded by a swarm of Gopher tacklers who stopped him after he picked up two yards. Coatta's pass to Haberman picked up a first down on the Wisconsin 41. Teague tried right end but lost three yards. He was stepped by McAlister and Zupets. Teagwe waa hurt and left the game. Strah-low ran for a two-yard gain. Coatta's pass to Haberman waa Incomplete. Coatta's pass was intercepted by Anonsen on the Minnesota 48 and he ran to the Wisconsin 2. MINNESOTA Beiersdorf ran for six yards, but Minnesota was penalysed 15 yards for clipping. Gregory was stopped on the line of scrimmage on a try at right end. Malosky ran left end for five. Gregory picked up five more at right end. Thiele punted out of bounds on the Wisconsin n. WISCONSIN Schaefer picked up a yard at right tackle. Coatta's pass was incomplete. Coatta's pass. Intended for Haberman. was short. Petruska's kick was taken by Anonsen on the 31. He was stopped by Meyer on the 37. MINNESOTA Beiersdorf mode nine yards through Wisconsin's right tackle. Emback tackled him. Withers intercepted Gregory's pass ana he was tackled by Grant on the 40. WISCONSIN Coatta's pass was short. Coatta's pass to Meyers was good for a first down on the Minnesota 46. Coatta's pass was incomplete. Coatta's pass, intended tor Meyers, was knocked down by Skrien. Wisconsin was offside, but Minnesota declined the penalty. Schaefer lost a yard on a reverse. Petruska punted out of bounds on the Minnesota 34. MINNESOTA Gregory took a pitrhout from Thiele but lost a yard at left end. Hausken made five yards over right tackle on a reverse. Beiersdorf hit left guard for a first down, hut Minnesota was offside and penalised five yards. Gregory failed to gain on a wide sweep at right end. hut Wisconsin was offside and was penalvscd five to the 3. On third down. Beiersdorf fought hard for seven yards and a first down on his 4R. Thiele then passed to Soltau who went all the way to the Badger 25 yard line for first down. With Lawrence faking. Beiersdorf smacked center tor four yards. Minnesota took too much time running off the next play and was penalised five yards. Simcic then Inter cepted Lawrence's pass and returned to his X5. WISCONSIN Petruska then passed to Meyers for 16 yards and a first down on the 45. Coatta passed to Mevers for 18 yards, but the Badgers were .offside and penalysed five yards back to their 40. Coatta passed to Halverson for nine yards. He fumbled and Strelow recovered. Coatta fumbled but recovered for no gain. Coatta's next pass was incomplete and it was fourth and two from the Minnesota 46. Coatta passed to Meyers for a first down on the Minnesota 29. Coatta's long pass, intended for Meyers, went out of the end sone. Warner intercepted Coatta's next pass, but Minnesota was offside and penalised five yards to put the ball on the Minnesota 24. Coatta passed to Meyers, who lateralled to Schaefer. The lateral was knocked out of bounds on the four yard line as the game ended. FINAL SCORE: WISCONSIN' . MINNESOTA 14. PLATT PURCHASED BY INDIANAPOLIS ST. LOUIS. MO. LV) The St. Louis Browns announced Saturday the sale of outfielder Whitey Piatt to the Indianapolis club of the American association. Piatt was with the Browns through the 1948 and 1949 seasons. He played for Toledo In 1947. FIRST DEFEAT FOR CAVALIERS Green Wave Passes to Two Touchdowns CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. (TP) Tulane crashed Virginia from the ranks of the nation's unbeaten Saturday 28-14, although Johnny Papit of the losers outgained rival Eddie Price in the celebrated battle of the fullbacks before a 30,070 record crowd. Carrying 19 times for 113 yards, Virginia's star bested Price's mark of 100 yards in 23 attempts. But neither were important scoring figures. Virigina, outweighed in the back-field and line, fought back after a first half promise of a Tulane rout. They left the field trailing 14-0 at halftime but fought on even terms in a 14-14 second half. Tulane, primarily a ground gaining powerhouse, took to the air for two of its touchdowns. Class told the story. Tulane was too big, too fast .and too alert on pass defense. Three paw interceptions by Jimmy Glisson helped thwart the tossing of Whitey Michels, j Jimmy Lesane and Steve Osisek. Nevertheless, the Virginia passers outpitched Tulane in. total yardage, 142 to 120. The Green Wave barely outrushed the losers, 159 to 156 yards. Taking the opening kickoff, Tulane smashed 68 yards in 12 plays to a touchdown. A 34-yard pass from Joe Ernst to Dick Sheffield set it up and another pass this time from Ernst to Bobby Jones from the four produced the score. A Glisson interception of a Michels loss set up a second Green Wave score late in the second quarter. Jones, who scored the first, pegged a 13-yard pass to Dick Sheffield. Virginia looked more like the fine club that surprised Pennsylvania two weeks ago when it rushed out after Intermission to stage its best sustained march of the chill afternoon. The Cavaliers moved 77 yards in seven plays. With Papit careening through the middle, and Osisek hitting; Fxl Bessell with a 56 Jard pass play, Virginia advanced to the IS. Lefty Lesane reached Myron Mausteller with a touchdown pass. It didn't last long for Glisson grabbed a Michels punt and raced 64 yards for a score, the finest run of the day. Ellsworth Kingery intercepted an Osisek pass and set the stage for Price to churn across from the 11 on the first play of the last quarter. Virginia clicked for a score with Osisek tossing to Gene Edmonds from the seven with the clock run' ning out. Tulane 1 7 1 7 Virginia 7 714 Tl LANE SCORING: Touchdowns Jones. Sheffield. Glisson. Prtee. Points after touchdownsDavis 4 (placements). VIRGINIA SCORING: Touchdowns- Mausteller. Edmonds. Points after touchdowns-Elliott I (placements). Ohio Wesleyan in 43-12 Win DELAWARE. OHIO (U.P Ohio Wesleyan closed its football season here Saturday with a 43-12 victory over Connecticut, highlighted by a 91-yard pass play on the ' last play of the game. The aerial went from Hay den Buckby on his own goal line to Bobby McFarland on the 45 who then scampered all the way. STATISTICS Minnesota Wise. Score First downs ......... By rnshinx Br passiriK Br penalties Number of rushn Y art. gu ined Yards lost Net rain rushing Forward passes f omplt-tcwl Had intercepted ......... Net yard iv gained Total rushes and passes... 14 IS 9 n St 21 .IS 182 :i 4 llfi 298 45 4 S ss i 48 4 2 2 s 31 72 11 .V", 31 12 4 17 3 222 10 55 1 60 4 191 3 SI 4 21 3 1 ! lotal net jards gained .Puntn Average yards I Had blocked Rirkoffs .... j Average yards Number of punt returns... I Yards returned j Number of kirkff returns, j Yards klckoffs returned.. 'Pass interception returns.. I Yards returned jFumbles ! Ball lost fumbles Penalties Yards penalised . MIN.NES Player Bye , Kucma Hudak Gregory Malosky .......... Lawrence ......... Biersdorf Hausken .......... W!SCO Fvani 1 eaiue ( h ristn&en ....... Petraska Schaefer Coatta 40 RLSHING Tries Cain Loss , IS SS 29 .. 1 4 S .. 10 31 3 .. 13 48 2 ..2 8 6 .. 1 1 .. 11 56 2 ..3 9 BISHING i. 6 li S .. 10 28 3 . t 2Z . 1 0 .. 1 2 4 .4 8 S PASSING Att. Compl. Intc. .8 4 1 .2 1 1 .4 2 1 . 2 . 1 1 . 1 1 PASSING ..111 S ..1? C 1 Player Bve Malosky .. lawrenc. .. Hudak .... Greicory ... Thiele Petruska IS 3 K Coatta 17 1 80 MINNESOTA FASS KECT1VING Number Tards Malosky Soltaa .. Grant . Hausken Mitchell WISCONSIN PASS RECEIVING Evans Halvorson Haberman Schaefer . Meyers . . . MINNESOTA PI N'TINO Plr N.mber Tards Are. Bve s Z5 5 TWele i 23 2J WISCONSIN PI'NTING Player Number lards Are Petmska t iZ 38 trans 1 i i Cullum's Column Continued From Page On they did not want a gain unless they could put a lateral on, the end of it. At times there was the ball carrier running pretty well and 10 men standing around hoping he would heave ont of them a lateral. This Is a good way for a team to go to pieces and the Gopher. play was sloppy, their offense futile throughout the first half because the man who should have been throwing a block was hoping some one would throw him the ball and let him run. Many a good gain was lost because of these tactics so the first half ended with Wisconsin leading 6-0. Badgers Ablaze THE BADGERS CAME OUT ABLAZE WITH SPIRIT AND confidence for the second half. The confidence manifested itself in their decision to play into the wind through the third quarter in order to receive the kickoff. This was an Important wind, better than 20 miles per hour and blowing straight up the field, but the Badgers believed they could hold for 15 minutes and then have goings their way in the fourth quarter. It did not turn out that way and therefore the events of the early moments of the third quarter carry most of the story of the game. Billy Bye had been hurt in the first half and was out for tht day. Coach Bernie Bierman's first decision was to go the rest of the-way with Dick Gregory at tail back. As it developed, the absent of a passing threat in the Minnesota backfield gave Wisconsin's defense a chance to control the situation. So there was an opening kickoff in the third quarter and Embach moved it up to Wisconsin's 19 where Grant nailed him. Tonnemaker smeared Evans hard on a tackle play. On third down Evans ran a pitchout around left end for what would hava been a first down had not the Badgers been caught holding. That was a costly penalty, depriving the Badgers of a chanc to get out of the hole. Then there was a questionable decision to try a third down quick kick into the wind. The Gophers had been poison against kickers and they got In on this one. Jasrewski batted it into the air and Skrien fell on It for Minnesota on Wisconsin's 21. Find Right Way HERE WAS THE GOPHERS' FIRST CHANCE TO GO INTO the lead. But without Bye or another passing threat, they missed it. Albright and Wilson, Wisconsin's brilliant defensive stars, stopped Gregory on two thrusts and nothing was open on an end run so it became fourth and three on Wisconsin's 14. Gregory dived for it, missed by three or four Inches and Wi-consin had the ball. This could have been an indication that the Gophers, without Bye, were going to be stalled. They held the Badgers back in the hole and forced a punt which gave the Gophers another chance from Wisconsin's 37. This was a now-or-never situation. If the Gophers could not think of something to do about this opportunity it would indicate they couldn't do it at all without Billy. George Hudak went to tail back for the first time. It was the last move the Gophers had in their several attempts to get an attack under way. And this was the right one. Hudak Does It HUDAK TURNED THE TIDE. The Badgers had convinced themselves that the Bye-less Gophers were dangerous only on the ground and they tightened up to stop the runs. But Hudak and Beiersdorf ground out a scant first down on four plays and then it happened. On first down from the 26 the Gopher, called a pass. Hudak faded to his left. Hausken, at wing back, went down field, angled over to his left and was in that corner of the end tone when Hu-dak's pass sailed over all defenders and nestled into his arms. Soltau's placement made it 7-6 for the Gophers. The Gophers had been getting deep receivers behind the defense all afternoon but this was the first pass that hit the target. The Badgers' gamble in giving up the third quarter wind operated against them once more when, with Hudak running hard and Wisconsin's return punts slicing out for short yardage, tht Gophers found themselves on Wisconsin's 35-yard line when they changed goals. Hudak and Beiersdorf both fighting viciously for every possible foot of turf moved up to Wisconsin's seven where Beiersdorf slipped down from the force of his drive although he had a touch-down within reach. Then it was left to Gregory to drive over on the power play and it was 14-6. Too late now for the Badgers to retrieve the consequences of their bold tactics. Injuries Slow Gophers STUBBORN AS THE BADGERS WERE THE SCORE WOULD probably have been a bit more decisive had not the Gophers lost much of their offensive talent when fullback Frank Kuzma went out for the day the first time he carried the ball; had not Bye gone out for the day in the second quarter and had not Hudak gone out with an injured hand after playing only 15 minutes. With their two passers out, the Gophers could not use their full offense and they had to play it out with defensive alertness. Although they did not entirely stop Wisconsin's slashing counter attacks they did contain them so well that the lead was never in danger. Beiersdorf was a key man in Minnesota's play, coming in when Kuzma went out and playing brilliantly at fullback. He did not have Kuzma's tremendous power but he was quick and he was determined, the most consistent ground gainer the Gophers had. Minnesota's two candidates for All-America honors, Clayt Tonnemaker and Bud Grant, closed out their careers with their best games. They were magnificent. It was the brutality of Tonnemaker's tackling at points all across the field that finally discouraged Wisconsin's runners and forced the Badgers to go into the air. The runners had taken all of big Clayt that they could stand. Grant was the perfect end on attack and defense. His solid blocking of Wisconsin's try for point after the touchdown waa major play. It enabled Soltau to kick the Gophers into the 7-6 lead in this try for point and that one-point margin was the controlling factor in the tactics on both sides, permitting the Gophers to work out the clincher. Defensive Lines Tough MINNESOTA'S DEFENSIVE LINE WAS POWERFUL; SO was Wisconsin's. The Gophers stayed generally with the seven-diamond defensa they first showed against Iowa. It had the customary good results, stopping Wisconsin runs and bothering the passers so much that interceptions were invariably made before the passing attack could go all the way through. Wisconsin used six-man and seven-man lines. In the six it had its two line backers shifted to face Minnesota's strong side. It seemed an ideal set up for the Gophers to use their re vers plays and their weak side pitchouts; but they neglected these plays altogether, calling their right halfback reverse only once and never using the pitchouts which had begun to click well against Iowa and Pittsburgh. The running of fullback Evans, especially on punt returns, the defensive end play of Donahue, the tremendous line play of Albright and the line backing of Wilson, the clever passing of the sophomore quarterback, John Coatta, the good receiving of Myers and Halvorsen were factors which made Wisconsin formidable. This was a good Wisconsin team. It was tough, alert, well prepared and it fought to the last second. So now it's Ohio State into the Rose Bowl a mighty fine football team and one to whom the fans of Minnesota may offer congratulations and support. The Buckeyes will represent the conference handsomely. A - r- r m

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