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BlythtvllU (Ark.) Courier Newi - MMifty, Ftbruiry I. iM» - Put lfln» College Play Tussles ' By RON RAPOPORT ! series." < Associated Press Sports Writer;. Second-ranked UCLA easily In the course of Arizona's bas-. beat hometown rival Southern 'ketball game with New Mexico! California 101-67 behind Lew Al- V. Saturday night, Dick Root ait i* feiwJ a cut jaw, a chipped tooth * and a mild concussion. " His substitute, Gordon Lind" strom fared a little better, He * left the game with just a cut f over his eye. \ New Mexico, obviously was " not prepared to give up its 17~, game win streak and fourth:' place Associated Press ranking without a battle. :. But when the game was over, * so was the Lobos' .perfect I record: Arizona won 69-68. 1 'New Mexico's Greg Howard "'-•• was thrown out of the game for : unsportsmanlike conduct after inflicting Root's injuries with 15 . minutes left in the game. Mike ' Kordik scored .24 points for Arizona' and picked off. nine re- another basketball bounds. And in game that turned into a boxing match at times, Marquette beat DePaul 58-53. Bob ZoreticSi of DePaul and Pat Smith of Marquette were ' both tossed out of the game for .throwing punches 'after De. Paul's Ken Warzynski had received an elbow, in the eye. Al McGuire, the Marquette coach, protested that DePaul Coach'Ray Meyer had set up .the fight to get Smith thrown out oMSie game. Meyer replied cindor's 32 points and Mike Warren's 18. Third-rated North Carolina won its 12th straight game, beating Maryland 73-67 With Larry Miller and Charlie Scott each scoring 17 points. Tennessee, No. 6, won its 33rd straight tiome-court victory, stomping Mississippi 88-46. Vanderbilt, No. 7, was surprised by Florida 91-85. Neal Walk scored 35 points for Florida, which won its first game ever oh the Vanderbilt court. : Eighth-ranked Columbia beat its major Ivy League competitor, downing Princeton 69-60 as Jim MeMillian scored 32 points, 24 in the second half. = Tenth-ranked Kentucky beat Louisiana State 109-96 despite a 44-point output by Pete Maravich. Top-rated Houston, fifth- ranked St: Bonaventure and ninth-rated Duke were idle Saturday. Army won its ninth straight game, beating Syracuse • 95-75 with Steve Hunt scoring 32 points and Bill Schutsky throwing iii 27. St. John's won a last- second decision' from Niagara 74-73 as Calvin Murphy had 42 points for the losers. Long Island University, No. in the small-college poll, won its 14th straight, downing Ameri- with a few choice comments of his own. can University 67-64. In games played Sunday, Xavier, Ohio, downed George •'I'm so burned up," he said, town, DiC.,'78-68 and-Duquesne «.'! would like to discontinue this topped Providence 84-64. Two Knockouts Hi By Frank Ellis •'.' Courier News Sports Editor j Two knockouts and,.a technical knockout featured Saturday night's boxing card ; as ,ania- teur pugilism returned 1 to Blytheville after an absence-of several months. "" '" ;'...• •• The bouts, sponsored.; by Dr. Dr. John Elliott and Larry Cassidy, were intended as warm-ups for the impending Mid-South Championships set for Jackson, term. 1 , on Feb. 29, March 1-2. The first bout ot the evening saw David Hodge : decision Terrel Lamb in a three-round affair. The quickest decision of the evening came in the night's second .event. • . Rogert Logston squared off -a- gsinst Harold Davis and disposed of his opponent within .ten seconds of the opening bell. 'Joe (Rocky) Graziano, welterweight from BlytheviHe Air Force Base via New: York and Arizona, earned a TKO over Gerry Hawkins in the final round of their three-rounder. John Moss decisioned Lee - Johnson and Frank .Manny,.de.'". cisioned McKinley Kirkland in otherthree-rounders before Earl : Wilson scored the evening's sec. orid knockout. .-•'•• Wilson faced Frank Parry former Golden Gloves middle•• weight champion, and KO'd the former titlist in the third round of their encounter. Approximately 200 people were on hand for the evening's ctivities and Elliott and Cas- dy are hopeful of staging.sim- ar cards for the next two or ree weekends to ,give their dung men all the ; experience eycan .get before the Jackson urharhent. . , Elliott again announced that ny young men in the Blythe- lle, northeastern Arkansas.and outheast Missouri area who are terested in boxing, should ome to the Tom Little Building n Walnut' St. for free instruc- ons by himself and Cassidy. Equipment and instructions ill be provided without charge. KANSAS CITY (AP) — Lou orman, 38-year-old Baltimore rioles executive, is the new di- ector of player development or Kansas City's 1969 Amerian League expansion fran- hise;. ' ' -Gorman was named Sunday night by Cedric Tallis, execu- ve vice president of the new •Cansas City club. He advanced uickly in'the Oriole organiza- on and served as director of minor league clubs the past two rears. POWttf Ul MUNCH (HAM OOOCED TOILETS WVMAOAWIh.Ulcklt.liH! wh.By.url.lht«.r(l«« TOILAFLIX Unlike crdihuiy phin|Mi,Toili«« doci not permit c«nDnmd «r « mcny w«ter to iplwh b«k or «cip.. With IWUfln the full piaiun plowi thr.ufh th« cl»||in| mm mt iwilhn it 4nm. • MKTNIMMI (TOn tPUWMMK , «mtm iTMir, cam MID MOWN . ««l*.TMHTriT »»*» «T Doorway to Fame The Olympic games have often proved to be a stepping stone to fame and fortune for the winners. Here are some stars who .brightened past Olympics as spectacular athletes. This year's Winter Olympics are scheduled for Feb. 6 at Grenoble, France. Son/a 'Hinft was IS when the won fi«r first gold medal at the St. Motitt Olympict in 1921. Alter winning thru consecutive Olympics cnam* pionships, slit turned professional and was earning $1 million a year at age 26. AIC Race Will Be Unscrambled! Come Tuesday night and a kansas A&M at Montlc'ello Frl- basketball race. | College of the Ozarks stayed Arkansas College, Henderson hot in. the second half and Johnny Weissmulter set a record swimming at the 1924 Paris Olympics, went on to corn more than J2 million as movie Tarzan. and Southern State are current a three-way' tie for first )ut Arkansas College hosts Hen- :-j:i Tuesday night. Jim Thorpe reached greatest glory at 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Thorpe, an American Indian, was iold by Sweden's Xing Gustor, 'Sir, you are tht greatest athlete in the wor/d." It's the 7960 Rome Ofym- pics and Cassias Clay, right, jolts Russia's Shatkm. Clay won a geld medal, turned pro and became the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history. •'MV' minimum of two teams will be led for the lead in the Arkanas Intercollegiate Conference day night, Henderson hosti State College Saturday in;its only other conference game. feated' Little Rock .University 100-79 Saturday right at Clarksville. LRU leo 49-47 at the half. Ozarks' Bob Chance had 28 Harding scrambled the race | points, Oonnie Branscum scored Friday night' by defeating Av- 32 and Richard Brilt 20 for th» Trojans.. :. . .: , .• .-A sansas College 67-61. The loss eft AC with a 9-3 record, the same as Henderson and Southern State. Harding is one game back at 8-4. Southern State, currently the hottest team in the league with eight straight conference victories, plays: Arkansas Techi Tuesday night at Russellville | and Quachita Saturday night at Arkadelohia. Tech and OBU are in a fifth place tie with Arkansas A&M with 6-6 records. Arkansas College faces Ar- RICHMOND, V. 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