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Tuesday, December 12, 1967
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Blythevllle (Ark.) Courier Newg - Tuesday, December U, 1MT - Page Mini ' Wolfpack Can Remember When RALEIGH - North Carolina State will be after two firsts when it meets Georgia in the Liberty Bowl Memphis. on Saturday in Gerald Warren Tigers Do Have The 'Right Guard' By ED SCHUYLER JR. Associated Press Sports Writer Bill van Breda Kolft no longer coaches basketball at Princeton but he didn't leave the Tigers defenseless. "It was our second best defensive game of the season," Coach Pete Carril said Monday night after the lOtb-ranked Tigers ran their record to 4-0 by .thrashing Rutgers 83-54. You might have difficulty convincing Rutgers it was only Princeton's second-best defensive effort. Trailing 40-29 at halftime, the Scarlet was held to one the fjrst 7% minutes of the second half by Princeton's swarming man-to-man defense, taught by Van Breda Kolff, while Tiger shooters poured in 18 for insurmountable 58-30 lead. Carril, who took over the Princeton helm after Van Breda Kolff resigned to coach the professional Los Angeles Lak ers had no trouble following Van Breda • Kolff's defensive philosophy. He was captain of the first college team coached by Van Breda Kolff, at Lafayette in the early 1950s. * * • * Christ Thomforde led the balanced Princeton attack against Rutgers at Princeton, N.J., with 15 points, including 13 of 14 from the foul line. The only other member of the Top Ten to see action Monday, No. 9 Indiana, also won. The Hoosiers, trailing 42-41 at halftime, came on in the final 14 minutes and edged Kansas State 88-93 at Bloomington, . Ind., boosting their record to 4-9. Earl Schneider scored 26 points for Indiana. Unbeaten Marquette, with George Thompson scoring 22 points and Brad Luchini 16, ran up a nine-point lead in the first three minutes and coasted to its third victory, • 87-61 over Air Force at Milwaukee, Wis. Cool leer Turns Hot NEW YORK (AP) - Three weeks ago, slender Stan Mikita, Chicago's three-time National Hockey League scoring champion, was 49th in the scoring race with seven toals and 10 points in 15 games. Today, Mikita is fifth with 29 points, only seven behind teammate Bobby Hull. Buoyed by the return to action by linemate Doug Mohns, Mikita has fired seven goals and 11 assists in the last eight games to climb back into the race. : Hull, with 24 goals and 12 assists for 36 points, regained the scoring lead from Boston's Johnny Bucyk, who had a 13- game point producing streak snapped Sunday night. . Bucyk has 18 goals and 17 assists for 35 points and teammates Fred Stanfield and John McKenzie stand third and fourth. Stanfield had 33 points and McKenzie 31. Toronto's goallending team of Johnny Bower and Bruce Gamble took the netmindlng lead with a 2.15 goals against average, a shade better than Philadelphia's Doug Favell and Bernit Parent, who are averaging 2.24. .... St. Bonaventure, 4-0, routed Xavier of Ohio 93-69 at Olean, N.Y., as Bill Butler scored 33 points and 6-foot-ll sophomore Bob Lanier added 30. All five starters hit for double figures for Detroit in a 86-81 victory over West Virginia at Detroit. Bruce Dowdan led the Titans with 20 points, and Dave Reaser got 29 for West Virginia. Notre Dame won its fourth game in as many starts, 79-59 over winless Southern Methodist, 0-5, at South Bend, Ind. Bob Arnzen netted 20 points and Bob Whitmore got 19 points and grabbed 20 rebounds for the Fighting Irish. And Queens College beat City College of New York 82-75 for its first victory over the Beavers in 30 years. Less Brody of Queens, who finished with 19 points, hit on all seven of his shots from the floor in the second half to spark the victory. In other big games, Wichita State outlasted Arizona State 122-15, Cincinnati . drubbed South Dakota 89-65, Purdue topped Ohio University 78-6 and Chicago Loyola trounced St. John's Minn., 119-85. All were home-court victories. The Wolfpack seeking Us first win over the Bulldogs In a .five-game series that goes back to 1933, and the Pack goes for its,first bowl victory after losing in two previous attempts. Both will' be difficult assignments against the tough Bulldogs of Coach Vince Dooley in the nationally televised (ABC) game which kicks off the bowl season. : State's best success against the Bulldogs was in the last meeting of the teams in 1962 when Georgia rallied to tie the Wolfpack 10-10, after State had built up a 10-0 halftime advantage. Otherwise, State has literally drawn a blank against Georgia, being shutout in three of the other four games. The Wolfpack also scored 10 points in the first game of the series, but lost 20-10. The two teams met in 1952 in a hastily arranged game, with the Wolfpack subbing for its local rival North Carolina, which had to cancel the game due to a polio epidemic on the Chapel Hill campus. The Pack was also hit by an epidemic of Geor- The Wolfpack has played in the Gator Bowl and. Liberty Bowl for its only football postseason appearances. Both times the Wolfpack took 8-2 records, the same as the current 1967 team compiled, into its bowl game. But Oklahoma whipped the Wolfpack in 1946, 34-13, at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, while Stale's rally in the 1963 Liberty Bowl fell short of Mississippi State, 16-12. The Wolfpack-Mississippi State game was the last played in frigid Philadelphia before the Liberty Bowl was moved indoors to Convention Hall in Atlantic City and then settled in hospitable Memphis. State and Georgia both haye been strong defensive teams this year and stressing running in their offensive plans. Each has a standout field goal kicker, with State's .Gerald Warren leading the nation in scoring by kicking with 70 points and establishing the NCAA mark of 17 field goals in one season. Georgia's Jim McCullough scored 52 points with his toe to lead the Bulldogs in scoring. Another parallel is that each team has an all-Amrica tackle on its roster, with the Bulldogs' Edgar Chandler on offense and gia points, • with the Bulldogs | Dennis Byrd of State on defense, toying with State, 49-0. " •'---=— I consensus all-Americas. Arkansas, Trinity Are Represented MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Four All-Americas head up Ihe 27- man South squad named today for the 19th annual Senior Bowl football game at Mobile Jan. 6. Alabama end Dennis Homart, the crack pass catcher, and rugged Tennessee center Bob COLLEGE SCORES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST Princeton 83, Rulgcrs 54 St. Bonaventure 93, Xavier, Ohio, 69 lona 63, King's, Pa., 61 Queens, N.Y, 82, CCNY 75 St. Michael's, N.Y.., 85, Clarkson 77 SOUTH Miss. St. 71, Memphis St. Virginia 84, So. Carolina 82 VMI 83, Furman 80 Tampa 101, Miami Biscayne Coll. 77 Aransas 85, Centenary 5 South Miss, at Alabama, postponed MIDWEST Notre Dame 79, Sou. Meth. 59 Purdue 73, Ohio Univ. 60 Indiana 89, Kansas State 83 Marquette 87, Air Force 61 , Bradley 83, Murray Stale 78 Defensive linemen include Detroil 86, West Virginia 81 Johnson are from the All-America first team on offense; linemen Dennis Byrd of North Caroline State and Greg Pipes of Baylor are. from the first team defensive array. Five other South squadsmen made the All-America second team. They are Florida Stale's quarterback Kim Hammand, who ranked second in the nation in total offense; Clemson lineman Harry Olszewski; Tennessee lineman John Boynton; and linebackers Fred Carr of Tcxas-EI Paso and D. D. Lewis of Mississippi State. Carr, at 6-5 and 232 pounds, will be the biggest linebacker ever to play in the Senior Bowl. Dividing the signal calling duties with Hammond will be Dewey Warren, who guided Tennessee to the Southeastern Conference championship. The two passed for a tolal of more than 3,000 yards this season. Homan, Auburn's Freddie Hyatt, Vanderbilt's Bob Goodridge and Virginia Techls Ken Barefoot will be the chief targets for Hammond and Warren. The four totaled 193 pass receptions in 1967. Running backs are Ronnie Jenkins of Georgia, Jim Hagle of Southern Methodist and Bobby Duhon of Tulane. Offensive linemen who will work with the 223-pound Boyn. ton and 240-pound Olszewski are Maurice Moorman of Texas A&M, 241 pounds, and Ernie Ruple of Arkansas, 250 pounds. Auburn center Forrest Blue will share duties with Johnson. Southern Mississippi will help man the linebacking posts. Defensive backs are Bobby Johnson of Alabama, Robert At kins of Grambling, Andy Beath of Duke and James Hill of Texas A&I. Hank Stram of Kansas City's Chiefs coach the South squad and Mike Holovak of the Boston Patriots will direct the North. The North squad will be announced later this week. The players turn professional in the game. Each member ol the winning squad, is paid ?l,00t and losers receive $750 each. The South leads in the series 11-6-1. Okla. St. 78, MacMurray, 111., 60 Wichita 122, Ariz. State 105 Cincinnati 89, South Dakota 65 Chicago Loyola 119, St. Johns, Minn. 85 SOUTHWEST Rich 88, Tulane 81 New Mex. St. 101, Adams St. 58 FAR WEST Utah St. 116, Evansville 83 Brig. Young 90, Australian Olymp. 65 '• Colorado 90, Texas 75 Hawaii U. 82, Nebraska 74 Hockey New Scenery Helps Boozer NEW YOHK (AP - Bob Boozer bounced around the : tional Basketball Association for six years without setting the world afire, but expansion Dan Sartin of Mississippi and' seems to have given him a hot Marvin Upshaw of Trinity Uni- hand. versity. Jimmy Keyes of Mis- The big forward of the Chica- isissippi and Tommy Roussel ofjgo Bulls, the league's new club last year, pumped in 112 points last week and jumped from seventh to third in the NBA scoring race with 682 points for a 22.7 average, statistics showed today. Last year, Boozer average 18 points for the Bulls far more than he ever managed for' Cincinnati, New York or Los An geles. Dave Bing of Detroit still leads the league with 748 points and a 28.8 average, ahead o Elgin Baylor's 731 and 25.2. • Wilt Chamberlain of Philadel phia leads in field goal percentage with 54 per cent while Jon By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday's Result! No games sceduled Today's Gamei No games scheduled Wednesday's Games Montreal at Boston Plttsburg *t Toronto New York at Chicago Los Angeles at Minnesota Fights PHILADELPHIA-Gypsy Joe Harris, 157V4, Philadelphia, out- pointed Miguel Barreto, 148, San Juan, P.R., 10. NEW ORLEANS, La.-Jerry Pellegrini, 148%, Arabi, La., outpointed Dickie DiVeronica, 148%, Syracuse, N.Y., 10. PARIS—Marcel Cerdan Jr., 148%, France, outpointed Tommy Garrison, 147%, New York, 10. TOKYO-Yuzo Narumi, U2V4, Japan, outpointed Ric Magramo, 113, Philippines, 10. SYDNEY, Australia - Lionel Rose, 117%, Australia, knocked out Rocky Gattellari, 124, Australia, 13; Rose retained Australian bantamweight title. STOCKTON, Calif.-Jose Moreno, 128, San Jose, Calif., stopped Juan Montoya, 127, Los Angeles, 5. McGlocklin of San Diego is tops in free throws with 88.1 per cent. Nate Thurmond of San Francisco leads Chamberlain by one rebound with. 75, allhougl Chamberlain has averagec more per game, 24.1 to 22.5. Ltn Wilkens of St. Louis leads In assists with 222 for 7.7 a game. Quick Challenge For Poll Teams THE OLYMPICS takes to the air In Gicnoblc. parachutist Jean-Louis Vigier holds replica of the Olympic flame (bottom). He took a practice jump (top) while holding the flame. Starting from Paris on Dec j he Hame will be carried on a tour of France. It will be dcllv- jjedjo several cities by parachutists. By BEN OLAN Associated Press Sports Writer Vanderbilt and Kentucky won't have to wait long before putting on the line their new, high-ranking positions In The Associated Press' major-college basketball poll. In fact, both the Commodores and the Wildcats face other rated opponent 1 ! tonight. Vandy, No. 3, goes against Davidson, No. 8,. while Kentucky, No. 4, plays North Carolina,.No. 7. UCLA, once again with a solid lead in the weekly balloting, is idle this week. Houston, the runner-up, participates in the Bluebonnet Classic Wednesday and Thursday nights against George Washington, Mississippi Stale and Montana State. The Bruins, 3-0 including vie- Annual Departures Are In Full Swing By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It's that time of year again: he return of basketball and the departure of college football coaches. The latest to leave are Hal ..ahar of Colgate and Bowling Green's Bob Gibson, who resigned with the most original reason within memory. "My reason for resigning is unbelievably simple,"-he said. 'I no longer want the job." Gibson made it a pretty good job in his three years at the lielm of the Falcons. He had a 19-9 record after being an assistant for nine years. Gibson, 49, who plans to remain as an assistant professor of health and physical education, is the third Mid-American Conference coach to leave in the last two months. Charlie Snyder of Marshall was fired near the end of the season and Leo Strang of Kent State resigned. Lahar, 47, resigned to devote full lime to his job as athletic director. Neil Wheelwright, 35, his chief assistant, replaced him. Lahar had a 53-40-8 record in his tenure since 1953, not including a brief stay at Houston. His team nosedived to 2-8 this season after an 8-1-1 mark in 1966. Wheelwright came to Colgate in 1962 from Hofstra, where he was an assistant. Earlier casualties of this seasonal epidemic included Bill Weeks of New Mexico, Clay. Sta- plcton of Iowa Stale, Mike Giddings of Utah, Jim Miller of ! Boston College, Buff Donelli of [Columbia, Wilburn Tucker of i Tennessee Tech., LI. Cmdr. Frank S. Kapral of the Coast Guard Academy and Leo McKillip of Idaho Slate. 'iliillNiliiiiiiiiiiiilluilllillinilliiinmiiiiiiiiiiitiHiiiiiiiiiiiHii: Cage Pros By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NBA Monday's Results No games scheduled's Games Detroit at Baltimore Seattle vs. Philadelphia at New York St. Louis at New York Chicago a.t San Diego Wednesday's Games Baltimore at Cincinnati New York at Detroit Chicago at San Francisco ABA Monday's Results Dallas 119, Indiana 114 Oakland 127, New Jersey 105 Today's Games New Jersey at Anaheim New Orleans at Dallas Minnesota at Kentucky Wednesday's Games New Jersey at Denver Oakland at New Orleans Minnesota vs. Indiana Newcastle, Ind. lories over Wichita State and, Iowa State last week, drew 34 first-place votes in the latest balloting by a national panel of 35 sports writers and broadcast^;, crs. .UCLA accumulated 349 points" on the basis of 10 points for a ; first-place vole, 9 for second, 3 for third etc. Houston, which, picked up the other vote for the top position, had 313 points ... i Vanderbilt advanced, from'"-. 'eighth place and Kentucky from, the No. 9 spat. Louisville, slipped two notches to fifth aft-, cr losing to Northwestern, 88; 83. The voting was based on. games through last Saturday. '."' Boston College is sixth, a climb of four places, followed", by North Carolina, Davidson-, Indiana and Princeton. Davidson, Indiana and; Princeton are the new teams in. the Top Ten. They replaced-. Kansas, Dayton and Purdue, fourth, sixth and seventh, respectively, a week ago. The Top Ten, with first-place , votes in parentheses and total points on a 10-9-8-etc. basis: .-. 1. UCLA (34) 2. Houston (1) 3. Vanderbilt . . 4. Kentucky 5. Louisville 6. Boston College 7. North Carolina 8. Davidson 9. Indiana 10. Princeton 349 m. 213 178 • 142-.' 11474 72 58-' 57" DENVER (API-Denver sent Willis "Lefty" Thomas to the Anaheim Amigos Monday in re- ilurn for Jeff Congdon in an i Basketball Association trade. 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They're the only intermediate-size hardtops that Ie4 you choose between formal or Irue fastback styling (at no extra costl! Both seat six adults in tolal comfort. Both give vou a full 116-in. wheelbase Hanger than 38 competing models). For 1968, Mustong givel you a choice of the best-selling hardtop in Ihe world or the best known fostback of all. Only Mustana gives vou all this at no extra cost: bucket seats, floor-mounted stick shift, woll-io-woli carpeting ond 3-speed fully synchronized transmission. Nobody gives you a hardtop choice like Ford. Make your choice now while your Ford Dealer makes up for lost time. ' 1961 Mwlgnj GT Fallback See the man with Better Ideas-Better Deals ...your Ford Dealer. PHILLIPS FORD SALES, INC Broadway & Chickasawba, Blythtville, Ark.

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