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The Salina Journal Sunday, January 19,1986 Page 16 Heels prevail in ACC showdown North Carolina's Steve Hale (left) has the ball knocked out of his hands by Duke's Mark Alarie. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -Steve Hale came in through the back door to christen North Carolina's new $33.8 million Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center. Hale, a 64 senior, scored a career- high 28 points, and 6-11% center Brad Daughtery had another 23 to lead top- ranked North Carolina to a 95-92 Atlantic Coast Conference victory over No. 3 Duke before a capacity crowd of 21,444 at the new arena, named for the Tar Heels' coach. Hale started the second half with a steal and a layup, then shook loose for three back-door layups as the unbeaten Tar Heels broke the game open with a 16-5 after intermission. The run gave North Carolina a 64-48 margin, its biggest lead of the game. During an ensuing timeout, the North Carolina cheerleaders ran across the court, carrying a streamer which said, "Dean's Dome — The Tradition Continues." The Tar Heels had posted a 169-20 record in 20% seasons at their old home, Carmichael Auditorium. But this opener was not easy. Several times, Duke rallied in the waning minutes, and the previously undefeated Blue Devils scored the game's final seven points to cut the final margin to three. In explaining the easy layups, Hale said, "They were overplaying us. ... You have to give a good fake and go." Smith said he talked about the play with his team at halftime, "and we thought we could get those back-door layups." He said "there was no particular reason" that Hale was the beneficiary of the play. "It's part of the offense, and whoever is in that position can get them," the Tar Heels coach said. Hale said he and his teammates tried not to get caught up in the hype over the new arena and the dream matchup against Duke "because we've got too much of the season left to put all our marbles in one game.'' North Carolina raised its record to 18-0 and 4-0 in the ACC, while Duke now is 16-1 and 4-1. The Tar Heels, who must travel to Marquette for a game today, are one of only three remaining unbeatens in the nation. The other two are sixth-ranked Memphis State and No. 7 Oklahoma. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski called the game "very physical" and said, "that's where we really got hurt. Today they were just a little too big, and it seemed like on some second and third shots where we would do a good job defensively, they would still come up with the ball." Hale, who had been averaging 10.8 points a game, scored 13 points in the first half, and the Tar Heels led 4843 at intermission. North Carolina had taken the lead for good with ait." Orza said that arguments for mandatory testing were guilty of "imprecision" on three levels. On a technical level, Orza said, the most common tests are inaccurate. On a legal level, he said, mandatory testing is a subject for collective bar- gaining, not something to be imposed individually. On a level of principles, Orza said it was wrong to impose a "class-based restraint" on all individuals because of some individuals. He likened the general testing of players to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II or the blacklisting of suspected Communist sympathizers during the McCarthy Era of the early 1950's. Jerald F. Goldberg, a lawyer with Shea, Gould, described how he advises the Yankees' management about its rights under the current contract with the players. He said clubs "do have rights to examine players," but said the real question was whether that right include testing for drugs. The other member of the panel was Andrew Zweben, a lawyer and agent the third foul on Amaker. "He was out for too many minutes, and when you're playing in this type of game, you've got to have your key players, especially Tommy," Krzyzewski said. Hale hit four easy layups as the Tar Heels opened the second half with their 16-5 surge, but the Blue Devils outscored North Carolina 15-5 with Amaker contributing 18 points to reduce the lead to 69-63 with 10:55 remaining. Johnny Dawkins' dunk on an alley- oop pass from Amaker cut the margin to 74-69 with 7:50 left, but Hale hit two free throws and a driv- ing layup to help pull the Tar Heels away again at 80-69. Hale fouled out with 3:37 left. The Blue Devils cut the deficit to 87-81 with a little more than a minute left, but Jeff Lebo hit four free throws, and Kevin Madden and Kenny Smith hit two apiece to give North Carolina a 95-85 bulge with 20 seconds remaining. David Henderson scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half to top the Blue Devils, while Dawkins chipped in 22 points. Mark Alarie and Amaker each added 15. Other Tar Heels in double figures were Smith and Lebo with 11 apiece. North Carolina, which had four players 6-9 and over, outrebounded Duke 37-30, with Daugherty grabbing 11. Danny Ferry, Duke's 6-10 freshman, scored only two points on foul shots in the waning seconds, and backup center Jay Bilas had only six points as the Tar Heels dominated inside. DUKE (92) Ferry 0-2 2-3 2, Henderson 8-17 8-12 24, Alorie 5-13 5-6 15, Dawkins 10-19 2-2 22, Amaker 7-9 1-215, King 3-4 0-0 6. Bilas 2-4 2-2 6, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Strickland 1-10-0 2. Totals 36-6920-2792. NORTH CAROLINA (95) Wolf 1 -4 0-02, Marlin 2-6 4-48, Daugherty 11 171-2 23, Hale 10-128-9 28, K.Smith 3-105-6 11, Lebo 3-8 5-611. Popson 1-10-02, Hunter 0-0 2-2 2, Madden 3-4 2-2 8, R.Smith 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-6227-3195. Halftime—North Carolina 48, Duke 43. Fouled out—Wolf, Martin, Hale, King. Rebounds—Duke 30 (Henderson 7), North Carolina 37 (Daugherty 11). Assists— Duke 13 (Amaker 4), North Carolina 22 (K.Smith 6). Total fouls—Duke 26, North Carolina 24. Technical — Duke Coach Krzyzewski. A—21,444. Cards hand Syracuse second loss B ' flE ' ahtb ' ske * a " ** Wx-h^Mxiw slii-min i ir/i By The Associated Press Guard Milt Wagner scored 24 points as No. 18 Louisville took an early lead and stubbornly resisted several Syracuse comebacks for an 83-73 victory over the fourth-ranked Orangemen in a nationally televised college basketball game Saturday at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. The victory improved Louisville of the Metro Conference to 114, while Syracuse of the Big East suffered its second loss in a row after winning its first 13 games. College basketball Louisville sailed out to a 19-9 lead with 12:18 left in the first half '— behind Wagner's outside shooting and a tenacious full-court defense that forced several Syracuse turnovers and took the Orangemen out of their offense. The Cardinals, with some strong bench play from freshman forward Tony Kimbro, stretched that lead to 41-21 with 3:23 left in the half. Guard Dwayne Washington started a Syracuse comeback with a three- point play and the Orangemen trimmed Louisville's lead to 13 at the half. Louisville used its fastbreak to extend the lead to 51-34 at the start of the second half. The Orangemen cut Louisville's lead to 63-57 with 7:43 to play, but Kimbro and Wagner responded with two quick buckets to put the Cardinals back in control. Wagner's running mate, Jeff Hall, added 16 points as the two played havoc with Syracuse's zone defense most of the game. Kimbro and Herbert Crook added 11 each for Louisville. Washington paced Syracuse with 16 points, while Wendell Alexis and Rafael Addison added 14 each. Louisville, playing most of the game without it's big man, 6-foot-9 freshman center Pervis Ellison, shot 55.8 percent from the field for the game, including 61 percent in the first half. The Cardinals also hit 25 of 33 free throws, to 11 of 19 for Syracuse. « MICHIGAN 61, IOWA 57 — At Iowa City, Richard Rellford scored six points in a 12-5 run during a five- minute stretch late in the game to rally second-ranked Michigan past Iowa in the Big Ten Conference. Michigan, bouncing back from Thursday night's 73-63 loss to Minnesota, wiped out a five-point Iowa lead with its charge and sent its record to 17-1, 5-1 in the conference. Iowa fell to 13-5 and 3-2. Center Roy Tarpley led Michigan with 18 points and 16 rebounds despite picking up his fourth foul with 8:24 left, and Rellford finished with 15. The Wolverines were in foul trouble most of the second half but were able to compensate with a 45-27 rebounding edge. Andre Banks led Iowa with 15 points, but missed two free throws that could have cut Michigan's lead to one point with 31 seconds left. Gerry Wright, Al Lorenzen and Bill Jones each scored 11 points for the Hawkeyes. • MEMPHIS STATE 68, NEW ORLEANS 64 — At New Orleans, sixth-ranked Memphis State overcame a sluggish first half with Andre Turner keying a 20-12 scoring surge in the final seven minutes to defeat New Orleans. It was Memphis State's 17th straight victory, a school record. The win came after a first half in which Memphis fell behind by 10 points, second only to its 11-point deficit to then-fourth-ranked Kansas earlier this month. Memphis State shot just 34.5 percent through the first half. New Orleans led 31-27 at halftime. The game was tied six times, the last at 52 when Turner knotted it with a pair of throws. Dwight Boyd hit a 15-foot jumper with 7:09 left to give his team the lead for good. Memphis State outscored New Orleans 14-0 over a span of almost seven minutes late in the second half. Turner threw 20 points to lead Memphis State, and Boyd had 18. • ST. JOHN'S 61, CONNECTICUT 60 — At Hartford, Conn., senior guard Ron Rowan scored 11 of his game-high 19 points in the second half as ninth-ranked St. John's came back from a 13-point deficit to defeat Connecticut in Big East action. Double-teaming Walter Berry, Connecticut was the first college team to ever hold the 6-foot-8 junior forward under 10 points. He scored eight. But Rowan's jump shooting and an assortment of drives and jumpers by Willie Glass, who scored 15 points, made up for the neutralizing of Berry, who went into the game with a 24.6 scoring average. Senior guard Mark Jackson added 12 assists and 13 points, including 11 in the second half for St. John's, now 17-2 overall and 5-1 in the Big East. Senior guard Earl Kelley had 18 points and freshman forward Cliff Robinson added 17 for Connecticut, now 9-5 overall and 14 in the conference. The Huskies rotated several defenders on Berry, the NCAA's fourth- leading scorer and rebounder going into the game. He made just four of nine shots but contributed eight rebounds. Berry had scored in double figures in all 53 of his previous collegiate games. With 2:28 left, Mark Jackson made two foul shots to give St. John's the lead for the first time since the 10- minute mark of the opening half. Shelton Jones made two foul shots with 10 seconds left to give St. John's a 61-58 lead. • UNLV 62, FULLERTON ST. 51 At Fullerton, Calif., guard Freddie Banks scored 20 points and forward Anthony Jones added 14 and a team- high six rebounds to lead lOth-ranked Nevada-Las Vegas over Cal State- Fullerton in a Pacific Coast Athletic Association game. Fullerton State pulled to within seven points, 5043, with 2:00 to play, but the Rebels hit all 10 free throws down the stretch, including six by center Richard Robinson, to put the game away. Forward Armon Gilliam scored 13 points for the Rebels, who improved to 6-0 in the PCAA and 17-2 overall. Forward Henry Turner scored 15 points and had a game-high eight rebounds to lead Cal State Fullerton, which fell to 34 in the conference and 10-9 overall. Guard Alexander Hamilton and forward Kerry Boagni each scored nine for the Titans. • KENTUCKY 72, FLORIDA 55 At Gainesville, Fla., Kenny Walker scored 25 points and Winston Bennett added 16 to power llth-ranked Kentucky to a 17-point SEC victory. The victory was the fourth straight for Kentucky, 14-2, and enabled the Wildcats to retain sole possession of first place in the SEC at 5-1. The loss was the third straight for Florida, 8-5 Sooners dump Cyclones NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Forward Darryl Kennedy scored 30 points, and point guard Linwood Davis added a career-high 19 as No. 7 Oklahoma beat Iowa State 95-82 in Big Eight Conference basketball Saturday. Kennedy, who also grabbed 13 rebounds, got 22 of his points in the second half as the Sooners held off a late Iowa State rally. Oklahoma, 17-0 and 2-0 in the conference, won for the 43rd straight tune at home. Iowa State fell to 11-5 and 2-1. With Kennedy scoring 10 points and Davis eight, Oklahoma opened its widest lead, 77-61, with 8:11 to play. But the Cyclones ran off 10 straight points in the next three minutes to make it 77-71 with 5:05 remaining. Kennedy, the second-leading scorer in the conference with a 21.3 average, answered with six of Oklahoma's next eight points in an 8-2 run that made it 85-74 with 2:04 remaining. The Cyclones pulled within six on a three-point play by Jeff Grayer and a layup by Tom Schafer, but got no closer. Iowa State stayed with Oklahoma early, but a 10-0 run midway through the first half gave the Sooners a 12-point lead that they held at halftime. Iowa State committed 13 of its 18 turnovers in the first half. Dave Sieger scored 13 points, and Anthony Bowie and Tun McCalister had 12 each to give Oklahoma five players in double figures. Grayer finished with 29 points and teammate Sam Hill had 18. IOWA STATE (82) Virgil 1-91-23, Grayer 12-22 5-6 29, Hill 8-15 2-2 18, Hornacek 5-12 0-0 10, Thompkins 5-8 0-0 10, Schafer 4-9 0-0 8, Robinson 2-7 0-1 4, Moss 0-0 0-0 0, Porker 0-0 0-0 0, Rhodes 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-82 8-11 82. OKLAHOMA (95) Kennedy 11-21 8-12 30, Siger 5-103-3 13, Johnson 4-11 1-2 9, Bowie 6-14 0-0 12, McCalister 6-14 0-0 12, Davis 6-10 7-8 19, Watson 0-0 0-10. Totals 38-80 19-26 95. Halftime — Oklahoma 45, Iowa St. 31. Rebounds — Iowa St. 45 (Grayer 12), Oklahoma 43 (Kennedy 13). Assists Iowa St. 21 (Hornacek 9), Oklahoma 21 (Bowie 6). Fouled out—Schafer. Total fouls—Iowa St. 23, Oklahoma 16. A—9,624. Tigers rally against NU Kentucky All-American Kenny Walker comes down on Florida's Andrew Moten with a rebound in the Wildcats' 72-55 victory. after a promising 3-0 start in conference play. Walker scored 18 of his game-high total in the first half when Kentucky built a 12-point lead and watched most of it dissipate before pulling away again in the minutes before intermission. The Wildcats scored 12 straight points after falling behind 2-0 and led 18-6 after Walker, who hit 11 of 17 shots from the field, canned a 15- footer. Vernon Maxwell, who led Florida with 16 points, and reserve guard Ronnie Montgomery keyed a burst that helped the Gators trim the deficit to 25-24 before Walker, who also had 10 rebounds, took command and sent Kentucky on its way to a 36-28 halftime lead. The 6-foot-8 senior scored the Wildcats next six points and Bennett — the game's leading rebounder with 11 — poured in Kentucky's last five points before halftime. • DePAUL 70, ALA.- BIRMINGHAM 61 — At Rosemont, 111., Marty Embry scored 17 points and Rod Strickland added 15 to spark DePaul's upset of 12th-ranked Alabama-Birmingham. Strickland, a freshman, directed a patient DePaul offense that opened up passing lanes to Embry beneath the basket. On defense, an aggressive zone denied scoring opportunities to Jerome Mincy, a 225-pound forward, who had 12 points for UAB. James Ponder led UAB with 16. DePaul took a 33-22 halftime lead as Strickland ran the passing game. Embry opened the second half with three baskets from underneath, and UAB Coach Gene Bartow signalled for a timeout to regroup. The Blazers came back with six points, but a long jump shot by Strickland quelled the uprising. Seven minutes later, DePaul had moved to its biggest lead at 54-38. DePaul is 10-5, while Alabama- Birmingham fell to 164. • NOTRE DAME 74, UCLA 64 - At South Bend, Ind., David Rivers scored 21 points, including five free throws in the closing two minutes, and powerful Tim Kempton added 20 as No. 13 Notre Dame defeated UCLA. UCLA's Montel Hatcher scored a game-high 22 points. Reggie Miller, the No. 6 scorer in the nation with a 24.5 average going into the game, finished with 17 points for the Bruins after being held to only six in the first half. The Bruins pulled to within 67-64 with 1:35 remaining on a lay-in by Jerome "Pooh" Richardson after Rivers hit a pair of free throws. UCLA fouled Rivers three times in the closing minute as the Irish worked the 45-second shot clock to its advantage. Tim Dolan of Notre Dame controlled the ball after Rivers made the first free throw, then missed the second, after each of the first two fouls. Rivers was fouled a third time with 22 seconds left. He hit the first shot, then missed the second, but Notre Dame's Ken Barlow tipped the ball in for the final score. • LSU 84, VANDERBILT 67 — At Baton Rouge, La., sophomore guard Ricky Blanton scored 16 points to lead 14th-ranked Louisiana State to its fourth victory in six SEC games. Vanderbilt, getting a game-high 22 points from freshman forward Bud LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lynn Hardy hit a 21-foot jump shot at the buzzer to give Missouri a 68-67 victory over Nebraska in Big Eight Conference basketball Saturday night. Hardy's shot from the top of the key capped a second-half Missouri comeback led by Jeff Strong and Dan Bingenheimer. Strong, who was benched in the first half for missing a practice, scored 15 points while Bingenheimer muscled inside for 10 of his 14 points to help the Tigers overcome a 10-point halftime deficit. Nebraska gave Missouri a chance to win by missing key free throws late hi the game and throwing away a pass with 19 seconds left. Center Dave Hoppen led the Cornhuskers in scoring with 23 points while Bernard Day added 17. Hardy led Missouri with 18 points. Missouri is 14-5 overall and 2-1 in the Big Eight. Nebraska dropped to 10-5 overall and 0-2 in the conference. MISSOURI (68) Chlevous 1-5 2-2 4, Sondbothe 2-4 2-4 6, Bingenheimer 7-10 0-0 14, Strong 7-9 1-2 15, Hardy 7-154-4 18, Roundtree 3-4 0-0 6, Musser 0-0 1-2 1, Brockman 0-1 0-0 0, Leonard2-60-l 4. Totals29-54 10-1568. NEBRASKA (67) Day 5-8 7-10 17, Matzke 2-4 0-1 4, Hoppen 7-13 9-9 23, Marshall 3-4 0-0 6, Carr 2-6 1-25, Brown 0-1 0-0 0, Boilous 3-3 0-0 6, Logan 2-3 2-2 6. Totals 24-42 19-24 67. Halftime — Nebraska 34, Missouri 24. Rebounds — Nebraska 28 (Day 10), Missouri 23 (Sandbothe 6). Assists — Nebraska 18 (Marshall 5), Missouri 17 (Strong 5, Hardy 5). Fouled out — Sandbothe. Total fouls — Missouri 20, Nebraska 17. Technical fouls—none. A—12,139. Adams, played the Tigers even early . hi the first half, tying the score three times before LSU moved out to a 3428 halftime lead. The victory unproved LSU to 16-2 overall and dropped Vanderbilt to 9-6 overall, 3-3 in the SEC. Don Redding added 14 points for LSU, Nikita Wilson 12, John Williams 11 and Anthony Wilson and Derrick Taylor 10 each. • GEORGETOWN 82, SETON HALL 72 — At East Rutherford, N. J., David Wingate scored 22 points and ignited an 18-3 Georgetown spurt with 7:36 remaining as the 15th- ranked Hoyas downed Seton Hall in Big East action. Reggie Williams added 21 points for Georgetown, which has not lost to Seton Hall since the the 1976-77 season, winning 16 straight games. The victory hoisted the Hoyas' record to 13-3 overall and 4-2 in the Big East. But it was a hard-fought victory as Seton Hall rallied from a two-point halftime deficit and held a 6944 lead with 7:36 remaining after a basket by James Major. However, that was the last point the Pirates scored for a while. Wingate hit a layup that started the Hoyas on a 16-point run over the next seven minutes. Horace Broadnax brought Georgetown within two points on another layup and Michael Jackson gave them the lead for good with a 20-foot jumper from the top of the key. Broadnax and Perry McDonald both added 10 points for Georgetown. • CINCINNATI 107, VA. TECH 104 (2 OT) — At Cincinnati, senior forward Myron Hughes hit a career- high 30 points, including a pair of field goals In the second overtime, that helped Cincinnati upset No. 16 Virginia Tech in a Metro Conference game. Hughes hit a seven-foot jumper to give Cincinnati a six*pointlead, 98-92, at the start of the second overtime, and the Bearcats led the rest of the way. Senior guard Dell Curry scored a career-high 41 points to lead Virginia Tech. • BRADLEY 71, TULSA 58 — At Peoria, 111., sophomore guard Hersey Hawkins scored 24 points and senior guard Jim Les added 11 points and 10 assists to lead 20th-ranked Bradley to a Missouri Valley Conference victory overTulsa. The win, Bradley's ninth in a row, gave the Braves an 18-1 overall record, 5-0 hi the conference. The Golden Hurricane, led by David Moss' game-high 31 points, fell to 134 overall and 3-2 in the MVC.

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