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T|*Idaho Kree Press 4 The News Tribune. Friday. MarchS. 1976 ^^ . ~ ^ . .,..,,» iuciv:Yt» moune. iriday. March 5.1976 --tvz *»'?" Linfield takes injured QP S.C. By L'nilrt Press Inttrnillonil John Havlicek was injured and unable to play for the Boston Celtics Thursday night and Lou Hudson, normally his opponent, "put on a clinic." Hudson scored a season-high 42 points lo lead Ihc Atlanta Hawks to a 103-98 victory over Boston, one they almost handed away in the closing seconds. "It was most encouraging to come back and win after having tost a big lead." said Atlanta Coach Cotton Filzsimmons. "Hudson carried us in the first half. He pul on a clinic tonight in shooting, driving and moving without the ball." Hudson scored 26 points in Ihc first half, which ended with tliv Hawks up. 5-1-38. They maintained that lead in the third period and then, as is their wont, faded in Ihe fourth. The Celtics chipped away and finally took the lead at 92-91 o n " Dave Cowens' layup with 4:38 left The game was lied three more limes and the last time, at 98-98. Huston Coach Tom Heinsohn drew his second technical foul with 5!* seconds left. Hudson went lo the line and sank Ihe fret' throw for the winning point. The Hawks picked up four more po.'nts on free (hrows to ice the game. Charlie Scott scored 25 poinls to lead Ihe Celtics and John Drew added 29 for Atlanta. Washington defeated Houston. 113-106, Milwaukee beat Kansas City. 99-95. and Golden State lopped Chicago. 12-i-l 10. in other National Basketball Association games. There were no games in the ABA. Bullets 113. Rockets 106: Phil Chenierscored II of his 30 points in the firs! period as Washington surged to an early 30-17 lead and was never tied. The victory enabled the Bullets to increase their division lead over Cleveland to two games Elvin Hayes added 25 poinls for the Bullels while Mike Newlin had 24 for Houston. Bucks 99. Kings 95: Elmore Smilh scored five straight points breaking away from an 84-84 tie and Milwaukee went on lo win its fourlh straight game. The Bucks (railed by 10 poinls late in the third period but then oulscored Kansas City. 2410. Nate Archibald led the Kings with 26 poinls. Warriors 121. Hull* 111): Jamaal Wilkes scored 30 poinls. including 20 in the third period, as Golden Stale scored its fifth victory in the last six games. It was Ihe fifth straight loss for Chicago, which led by 24 points at one point. Xorm Van Lier scored 10 points for the Bulls. Lee cracks league mark CORVALLIS. Ore. iLTi' lion I.ee set a Pacific-8 Conference career scoring record and led Oregon with 2-1 poinls Thursday nighl as he paced Ihe Ducks lo a S7-5S win over Oregon State Lee's lasl haskct gave the Ducks the viclon. Rolh Oregon and Oregon Slale ended Ihe regular Pac-8 season u'ilh IO--I records, leaving them tied for second behind L'CI.A. Washington, also 9--! has one game lef; nnd so r!o the 10-:( Bruins Wilh ; ,5 seconds left and [he Beaver? leading 54-5.1. Lee sar.k two free throws oSl"s Tim Hcnness; then dropped in iwo free throws with :W seconds to go Lee ended Ihe scoring uilh l.J seconds remaining on a IV foot jumper Lee's four year career scoring total in Pac-8 g.-Miies rose lo I.MB. He hroke the 1.050 poml record set in threcAcar.s tn Kareem .-\bdii) Jaoaar when he played for L'CI.A Greg Rallarrl scored 11 poin!^ for Oregon, thenn!;. other Duck in double figures V'rom I'nllrd 1'ress International MM'IKI.n coi.l.KliK. Ihe learn ihal knocked Northwest Nazarcne out of the NAIA disliici playoffs, hiis been paired with I5lh- seeiled NpiUirrry College of Soulh Carolina in ll'.i' fiivt round of Ihe NAIA national chain- |iionslii|i toui Lament winch opens Mondav in Kansas Cily. Mo Xewbern' has a 28-1 season record. The tournament's No. 1 seed, Fairmont (W. Va i. a 27-0 club, lakes on Howard Payne while Uth-sceilcd Cenlral Washington i 2 2 6 i h;ii Ilriiir Clilf ii'j-Ti (irand I'anjon. Ihe second seed, plays M-fl Ct-niral Siaie of Ohio J(IK N \M.-\T1! said lhal his status wilh Ihe Neu Vork Jels is still undecided but added "There's a good chance I'll work there nexl year.' Namiiih said he felt earlier in Ihe year lhal his being traded lo the 1. A. Hams would benefit him and the Jets. "Mut after talking lo Lou llollz (new Jels coach 1.1 don'l know what's going to happen. I like Ihe way he's approaching the season." TIIK N A T I O N A L ASSOCIATION of lak'lhall coaches Thursday praised former TV\as coach Leon Black (or his role in the Siuiihwest Conference investigation thai led (« itic suspension of freshmen stars Jarvis Williams and Karl Godine. ll was Black who made Ihe original allegations againsl Williams and Codine in a h'ller sent w SWV commissioner Cliff S|ieegle lasi .September ISSiick resigned his job last week, indicating lli.il bis ahjliiy m recruit in the area had been ladl (laniagi'd by Ihe furor over his role in ;hi' case MAUSIIAI. KOCKKS of Pan American I'niversiiy and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas have locked up Ihe NCAA individual Braves, 76-59 BOISE Moll Klutnpp Swanson Kuyper Je-.n.nqi Willong C r a t e Earl TOTaLS BORAH T Ccrnor B Conrar Perkir.s Barkdjll Wilson Belnap Haves Banelt Wnhtemeier T O T A L S Boiie Barah REBOUNDING - Boise JO. 6c '. Jen.-iinsi I. Wj!«n t. B Conn FT PF TP ! I I II] ! I I I 1 00 « I I 70 11-11 3 J FO FT p 1 91 5 3) 1-Z 1-1 1-4 9 9 J-l M IMS ] SI ah Ji Leadm -- Swjnso and learn scoring titles for Ihe J975-76 basketball seasons. Itogers is scoring it :I6.H per game, giving him almost a six-poinl lead over Freeman Williams of Portland State, his nearest conipc-litor Vegas, ranked fifth in the Ul'l coaches ratings, is tops with no b poinls per game. THE WIll'llY UT TRIAL, the fiflh of cighl monthly motorcycle observed trials events lo crown Idaho trials riding champions, will be held Ihis Sunday len miles east of Ihe Walters Ferry bridge on Stale Highway 78 All area riders, men. women beginners, novices and amateucrs. are invited lo com- Sports wire |H'le will) Ihe sign-up beginning at 1t::lua.m. and Ihc trial al 12:30 p.m. HOSI WrTKlUMIKIl of West Germany is expected to clinch the women's World Cup Slalom championship at Ihis weekend's compelilion in Copper Mounlain. Colo., anil move another step closer lo winning her first overall title in nine years of Cup compelilion JOII.S Cl'llKV of Cirp.il Britain, already the holder of this year's Olympic gold, retired from amateur competition Friday after winning Ihe 1976 men's world figure'skating championship in Goteborg, Sweden. Curry's final perforniiince Thursday night was wilhoul fault as he came from behind lo beat ftussian Vladimir Kovalev. TIIIIKK lloi'US of cross examination by a defense attorney Thursday failed lo shake Joe Kapp in his damages trial against Ihe New Knglaml Patriots and the NFL in -San Kranciscn. M.\I)IS(IN Sjl AIU-: CAKDEN. showing determination got back into Ihe promotion of major fights, is encouraged by ils efforts lo match former heavyweight champions Joe Krazicr and George Koreman eilher in lale April or May. Garden officials Mike Burke and John Condon have made concrete offers to both fighters, and believe that they have the inside track lo make (he malch. Additionally. Burke has conferred with bolh network and close television officials. CHU1S EVKKT. popping shols all over Ihe court, ran Nancy Gunllier to exhaustion Thursday night in San Francisco lo record an (MSI- 6-3. 6-1 victory in the $75,000 Bay Cily stop on Ihc Virginia Slims tour. JOHN I1AVU.C KK of Ihe Boston Celtics returns to Boston Friday morning for an examination on his inflamed left knee. The :fi-y ear-old forward was lo have x-rays laken al University Hospital. Havlicek suffered the injury in a fall during a Wednesday nighl loss at Philadelphia. DOUBLE-TEAMED ON THE BACKBOARDS BY THE TIGERS . .. rVampa '5 Hay Gtondabt outmuscled by Pat Enqethardi pt-otci by vee JOHN FAHRNER'S SNUCK BY NAMPA FOR TWO IN A-1 PLAY Andy Vasquez is Ibere lor Bulldogs. *fto led a! hall but fell 67-t6 Virginia posts tourney upset By United Press International Basketballs were bouncing all over Ihe country Thursday nighl as post-season tournament aclion grew thick and the countdown to Ihc NCAA playoffs moved on. Al Princeton, N.J., fourth-ranked Rutgers had no trouble moving into (he finals of Ihe ECAC Mclropolilan Kegionals by whipping Long Island University. 10-1-76. the Scarlet Knights, coming off a perfect season, will meet No. 1C St. John's, a 75-157 victor over SI. Peter's, in what promises lo be a tense matchup in New York Saturday. Eighth-ranked Maryland collectively gave a sigh of relief after il overcame a nine-poinl deficit and scored an 80-7H overtime triumph against Dnko in Ihe opening round of Ihe Atlantic Coasl Conference tournament al Landover, Md. North Carolina Stale, ranked 20lh. was not so fortunate. The Wolfpack played "horrendous," as Coach Norm Sloan described it. anil lost. 75-63, lo Virginia. Virtually knocked out of contenlion for the NCAA playoffs, the Wolfpack appears lo he headed for Ihe Nalion.il Invitation Tour- nanienl in New Vork. Clemson had liltle difficulty turning back Wake Forest. 7M3. in the other opening round game in the ACC lourney but the Tigers will have lo face defending conference champ Norlh Carolina, ranked Ihird nationally, in Ihe semifinals tonight. Maryland will take on Virginia in the second game In oilier KCAf regional play. Providence edged Holy Cross. (il-Gl. Conneclicul heal Massachusetts, 73-08, Niagara nipped SI. Ilonavenlure. liV-fir,. and Syracuse routed Manliaiian. «7-S:i. Syracuse will meet Niagara in Iheir regional final Saturday while Providence and Conneclicut bailie for a spot in Ihe NCAA lonrnamcnl in the New England regional finals In Ihe Metrn-fi tourney in Ixniisvillc. Memphis Slale survived a scare by Si. Louis lo win. 73-C.9. after Georgia Ti-Vli lopped Tulane. 7-1-6R. Arkansas and Texas Tech moved into the semifinals of the Snulhwesi Conference lour- namenl. The Uazorhacks edged SMI'. 74-70. on a lale sleal and breakaway layup by Unn Brewer afler Ihc Raiders rode ;i 2B-poim performance by Rick Bullock lo heal Houston. 8M9. Virginia Military look the Southern Conference Tournament by beating liichmor.d. 4-I-33. in a slowdown game. "We chose Washington over Oregon Slale." said Chairman Slan Watts, "because we fell wilhoul I^nnie Shellon. Ihey i Oregon Slale) would not have had as good a record as they do." A federal judge recently ruled Shellon ineligible because he signed a pro contract lasl year "How could Ihey pick a No · Icani from the Pac-8 until loniglil's game belween Oregon Slate and Oregon''" asked OSl 1 AHili/iic Director Dee Andros. "I believe Oregon ; , n d Oregon Stale both should have had more consideration." In nlhcr games. Klorida Slale downed Snulhwesi Louisiana. GH-H5. Wichita moved into a firsi-place lie wilh Southern Illinois in Ihc Missouri Valley Conference by beating Bradley. 84-74. and Western Kenlucky beat Middle Tennessee. 8H-7R. and Morehead Slale topped Austin Peay. 83-8J. in the semifm.ds of Ihe Ohio Valley Conference tournament. South girls coast NAMPA - South Junior High's two women's A learns pulled off wins in their lirsl two oulings of the season over (he pasl week, bul the Bullpup B teams weren't quite as fortunate Lasl Thursday, on a Irip lo Mountain Home, the seventh and eighth grade A team stomped the Mountain Home club 37-4. hut things didn'l go quite as smoothly for the B team, which lost 13-10. Tuesday. Mountain Home's ninlli grade A and B (cams came lo South and it was more of the same. Soulh's A's pulled off a 21- ' 17 victory but Mountain Home came out on the long end in IhcB · game. li-5. In Hie seventh and eighth . grade A game at Mounlain. Home. Perri Jacques and Shawn : Krause lied for high honors for South, each hilling eighi points while Nancy Le Due chipped in with eight more Stacia Hoberls led the B effort ' at Mountain Home with six. Tuesday. Debbie llin lopped Sonth's A learn with five points. while .land Mathisen and Jan Nichols both pitched in four more.Shellie Schmidt and Kami Fun both had two in the li gam'.-. 31 37 THURSDAY So-Jlh 1I1\ tin A 7 Mt. Home J SOUTH -- Perri J«quu I, Shlwn Xnu« I. Nancy LeDuc 7, Tami Sclull t Oebit Drai 4. Laura Nordjlrom 7, Jerilyn Gawen I. Denije Jiciu« 7. MT. HOME - Krrby 1. Girnje 1 I 10 South 7th ft II tiB 4 Ml. Hone i SOUTH-- Slacil RotttrtU. Tylene Tvcl 3, Colleem Helm burger 3. MT. HOME - Cullpepptr 13. T Roil 3 TUESDAY MI.HametfhA 3 3 10 17 SoumtlKA T II 2) MT. HOME -- Jctmicn J, Fowlkei 4 Manley i. SOUTH - Janet MiUiiien *. Jin Nicholi «. Debbie ll.n 5, Sharon Painter 3. M*ry K a y Sthneidei j. Diane Green wade 1 Mt. Home flli B o * i i SoulhflhB 3 i s ! MT. HOME - Bowetl I SOUTH - Shell, ichmidr 3, Kan, Fo* 1 Tammy Alien 1 North Idaho ousts Ricks TWIN FALLS. Idaho lUPI.- Norlh Idaho College beat Ricks 77-75 in an overtime game Thursday night for Ihe righl to play in the Region 18 junior college basketball tournament. The Cardinals meet Lane Community College, the Oregon champion, al 7 p.m. today. The College of Southern Idaho! lakes on l.inn-Benton at 9 p.m. SAVE DOLLARS The Gas Saver Pill @ It's Here... AND IT WORKS! Users have reported gas mileage increases of up to 25%. Save up to -15* per gallon on every gallon o( gasyou buy. Do it yourself... just diop Ihe Gas '* *, Savei Pills in ',f. I yourgaslank. 'A' Use only once |--· a y e a r o r e v e r y ll I 20.000 miles. 1*1 Insuiod againsl harming any gas or cliescl engine "···^X^x^-.^lv^n MONEY BACK GUARANTEE i Gas Save; Pills ate guar- J anleed lo inciease your ? gas mileage, save you § money and never harm § your engine Ask for the (Jg Gas Saver Pill at your lavorite service station or auto parts store. or call BORCHERT'S FEEDS COAL CO 192-HlhAve. N..Nampa .___46M141 'enga/s, Broncos in playoff tonight OGDE.'v i.'teih U'H' - Idaho Slale coach Jim Killmii^orlh sas nig Sks Conference playoff hosl Weber Stale has In he the favorite, but he still likes his team's chances Bul his Bengals first need to gel by Boise Slale m lomght's first game of the fnur-lenm playoffs if they're to have .1 shot al the winner of Ihu Weber Slate--Northern Arizona game The t w o winners advance into Saturday nigln'- ihampion.ship final. The hosl Wildcats play the NAl, Lumberjacks in tonight's 7 p m game, followed Ifj Ihe BSL'-ISU contest. The tournament winner advances to (he NCAA Kar West riuarterfin.il playoffs March 13 al Eugene, Ore., againsl an at-large learn "There will be no psychological advantage lo either us.or Hoise Slale." Killingsworth said. "We'll bo on a neulral courl. Boise has been playing well or Ihey wouldn't he m a first place lie It should he a very close ball ijnnit 1 " NAL 'ft fi) lost ils final [wo conference frimts nn (hi- road, tlnipping o game behind rpgulitr season tri-champinns Hoise Stale. KBO! Radio, 670 8:50 P.M. Irbiii. MI.HIC iind Wchcr Stale - nil 9-5. lint the Wildcats win a draw (n host Ihc playoffs. In Ihe head-to-head competition liclwren this jcar's four learns. NAU has a 4-2 edge, with a split aijamsl Wchcr Slato. liiaho Stale and Weber are 3-J. anil Hoise Stale 2-4. including nvo losts lo ISt:. KillinHsviurlh makes Weber Slate the playnff (nvnrile with a 20-in overall record anil the hrnneroiin cdno. ISl! amt USl,' iire IjDlh Ifi-lf). and NAl.' la-ll Bul Idaho State is riding a six-game winning sire.ik against conference foes, and will be led by All-Big Sky center Steve Hayes - the league's leading scorer and rebouncler for Ihc pasl Iwo years. "It doesn't make much difference In us that we'll ho playing here. We've alway played well here. And we always shoot well in Ogden," said Killingsworlh. "To heal Boise Stale, we'll have to slow up Iheir balanced iilfcnsc. ll we can disrupt Iheir game underneath Ihc basket, we should win." "Weber Stale won two on last weekend's road Irip. anil thai shows how well they've heen playing." he said. "They have to be favored, playing Ihe fourlh-place learn on Iheir own courl. Having cenlcr Al DeWili in addition lo Iheir other big fronl-liners gives Ihcm added depth " It's Cinderella time for Axers OGDEN, Ulah (UPI) - Only one more thing needs to happen lo complete Northern Arizona's Cinderella year in Ihe Big Sky Conference basketball race. Afler havlns been picked for a seventh place finish in a pre-scason poll, Ihe NAU Lumberjacks fought their way into Ihe four- team Big »Ky playoffs here Kriday and Saturday nights. Now, all Ihey need do is win two more games In lake the Big Sky's btrlh In the NCAA Fer West quarterfinal playoffs March in al Kiigene, Ore., againsl an al-iarge team. Change to Monarch Canadian (and keep the change) It just tastes expensive «)· PROOF · BLENDED CAN»DIAN WHISKY ^^^^WBI^^ IM--MHEO 1 BOTHED BY MONARCH IMPORT CO.. HOOD RIVER. OREGON

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