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T U C S O N / DAILY C I T I Z E N TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, :i969. 'ers Seventh in a series of stories evaluating the,,1869-7f) Western Athletic tonfcrence basketball ratCu Today: Utafi: i r ;By PETER J; ERICKSQN jlack Gardner's ulcer is up- sei, already, and. .the ; basketball season isn't even Under way.-" '··'"''·" ; i; ^ '. : ' ·"·'· ·'· '··'·' Gardner, who calms his aching;. -stomach with - doses of mjlk on the -bench -while his Utah Redskins, frolic on court, has a lot of things going for him this season. Like' 85.8 per cent- of the Scoring power of: last year's team:returning. And .83.6 per cent of the rebounding. And the 1988-69 scoring leader' in the WAC, iguard 'Mike Newlin (24.2 average)/ . ' · · · ' · - . And a brand new, $11.5 million "snake pit" with 15,000 seats to display'all that in. "· The Redskins are generally regarded as the most serious challenger (o Arizona in the WAG race, with almost every second-place vote in the conference writers' pre-season poll going to Utah. Still, Gardner manages to spread gloom. Partly because , of. .another . Gardner, "G-5 forward Ken, who has no ulcer, but does have a damaged v knee. .· ··? · , Ken Gardner Is Key "Gardner is someone we just can't replace," the silver- haired Utah coach says. "We don't have much bench, period. He's working out and the doctors are withholding a decision on an operation, but if he has any further- trouble with it, we'll operate for sure. "What looked like a very good year for Jack Gardner and Utah may not be after all. I'd say Ken is the key." ·· , Another Utah regular, guard Bob Martin,, also, was. injured in a.car aocident, .biit Gardner thinks the 5-fqot-lC il-1- poinls-per-game San Diego boy will be/ready to play. Regardless of Gardner's ultimate situation, Utah's overall picture will "be f a r - f r o m gloomy. Newlin, a 6-4 honor student and possibly the best shooter in the WAG, will Combine his considerable talent with 6-10, 225-pound center. ' Jim Mahler and Martin on the starting unit. .; ' ; ·; :'· If, Gardner.^plays, 1 the Red: sk'ins;will have .their,top:four' : scorei's lrom ; '1968-69 ori -.-the? i flobr/cWalt Hawkins, a' 6-ifor- ; ward who was 'No.; 6 in scoring' last season,- could'be in'Gard- .·ner's placevand the- Ute coach is ; high on 6-5 transfer--Ken Reynolds, an Eastern Utah JC product. ' ; ' ; - · . · · Top Four Scorers '. ; Mahler, who 'didn't quite have all the .·inches of. his: 6-10 frame under control as a sophomore last season, had the lowest average of the four returnees at 10.6. Other scoring help could · . c o m e * irqrn "6-4 sophomore ' :; giiard 1 Dan'.'Cowan, who aided - t h e Utah freshmen to an 8-8 i mark, making it a .500 split at Salt Lake City, since the var- . : sity was 13-13 overall and 5-5 in the WAG. ; That .500 level goes even further. The Redskins aver^ aged 83.6 points per game last season and allowed, yep, you guessed it, 83.6 points per game. JS'ANGELES '(AP)' -^ "In. the pos^Alcindor. era j.UCLA-returns tojtfie pre^Alcindor era. '·'Joqach. John Wooden of the U£ns outlined" the outlook - of his£club, national champions in fivfepf the past six years, in a piling lot interview yesterday. ,$juUiern California basketball writers had. been smoked out of Strength Davis, Lesley Both Doubtful Tucson High's'strength could be weakened for tomorrow night's Interdivisional AAA football game against two-time defending , state champion St. Mary's of Phoenix. Kickoff time is 7:30 p.m. at the University of Arizona. ' ' The Badgers strength is the running game,- However, the status of all-city halfback Cornell Lesley and fullback Barrel Davis is up in the air, Lesley bruised his knee in last week's 18-6 win over Salpointe in the Southern AAA championship game. Davis sat out the game because of a leg injury. Lesley andT)ayis have combined for 1,837 yards rushing and 137 points with the former gaining 1,201 yards and scoring 83 points. "We won't know if they'll be ready until after practice today," said~~THS coach Ollie Mayfield. "We also don't know about our kickoff man." Place- kicker Larry Willis also missed the Salpointe game with a leg injury. St. Mary's, the No. 1-ranked team in the final wire service polls, and Tucson, the No. 2 team in the Associated Press poll and No. 5 in the United Press International''Power 'Index, are both 10-0. ' The last time 'St. Mary's lost in post-season action was in 196« when the Badgers clobbered Ed Doherty's Knights, 34-0, en'route to the state championship. bteve Heads Finale Steve Clifton was the big win ner in the final night of drag racing at Tucson Dragway Sun day. Clifton drove, his Chevy II .to the street eliminator title. Other final night winners: Mr Stock -- Joe Antonelli; Showroom Stock -- Skip'Dupris; Top Stock -- Keith Nichols; Top Bike -- Buddy Novak; Special Giris'' Competition -- Terry Antonelli. ' Mary Blythe scored a ( hole-in- one yesterday using a five-wood on'.Oro Valley's 150-yard,No. 4. Her' playing i partners were Bonnie,Tisci and Sherry Starr, - , r * }* * Dick Apperson,shot a net 137 to win the,'President's 1 Cup at Skyline Counbry.Club Sunday. Dpn Mau'was second with 138. BUI Aipmon' was third with 143 and Dr Harry .Fontenova was foujtli \vith^3.' their first'meeting of the season when a grease fire-in the kitchen of a hotel forced evacuation. Wooden said the Bruins', game this season will b e . more like that of the'1964 and 1965 championship years than during the Ihree seas.ons when 7-foot 2-inch L,ew Alcindor set the pace. · "We're going to have a good team," Wooden declared. "We're going back to the high post offense where we had a low jost while Lewis was playing with us. "I know the'high post. offense' better and feel we have'a good man for that offense in' Steve Patterson. We'll use a man-to-' man defense and press a, lot. 'We probably won't press as much as in 1964 and 1965 because we aren't that 1 qiiick. We'll use a tighter defense'be- cause we won't be trying to" drive opponents into Alcindor." Wooden admitted, .the .switch from the offense keyed, to three-time All-American Alcindor poses problems for players who've known nothing else in their collegiate careers. · ."But I'm not displeased with our progress," he declared. ."We might even be a better .breaking team, or perhaps I should say just as good as those of 1964-65." - The Bruins open at home against highly-regarded Arizona nextMonday. . As of now, the Bruins will line up with the 6-9 Patterson at center,, letlerman Curtis Eowe, ^, and Sidney Wicks, 6-8, at forwards, NCAA tournament star John Vallely at one guard and sophomore Henry Bibby at the other. .Bibby, from .Franklinton, N. G., led the frosh team last year with an average of 26.8 points ·per ganie. Andy Hill, who teamed with Bibby at the guard position for the Brubabes, should see a lot of action. Wooden's squad , put the coaches words into practice last night. Fast-breaking ^and pressing much of the way,.'the five starters raced to a 103-83 victory over the : reserves .in : an in- trasquad game which attracted more than 4,500 spectators. · Howe, with 24 points, and Patterson, with 23; topped the starting five. Wicks and Vallely leach hit for 16 points and Bibby put in eight while ! HUl showed why he may get a lot of playing time, scoring 20 for the reserves. ' As of now, tiie number one re placement in the backeourt would be lettermen Terry Schofield with John Ecker, another junior, as the first substitute in the front court. By KEARNEY EGERTON "He's a big language expert, but he's finally bitten off more than he can chew -- translating 'the golf course wit of Phil Harris' into Drawing ,- Room French." Lindgren Tops Mark In NCAA NEW YORK (AP) - Gerry Lindgren, a diminutive ball of dynamite, closed out his collegiate career, with a record smashing triumph in the 31st annual NCAA cross country cham pionships. Villanova, gunning for its fourth consecutive team title was upset by Texas-El Paso which ended with 72 points · to the Wildcats' 85. The tiny 5-foot-7, 120-pounder, a senior at Washington State, cracked his own'meet mark by 2.2 r seconds in winning the' six- mile event yesterday at Van Cortland Park in 28 minutes 59.2 seconds, taking the title for the third time. Defending champion Mike Ryan of the Air Force Academy, who came on with a closing rush, was second in 29:01 with freshman Steve. Prefontaine of Oregon third in 29:12. Lindgren, a gutsy distance runner, who failed to make the U.S. Olympic squad last year because of stomach trouble, was idle'd during the 1968 NCAA championships.because of an ui . Texas-El Paso, only in its second season of cross country and loaded with' foreign talent, was sparked by freshman John Be.d- narski from England. Bednarski was fourth in 29:17 with Art Dulong of Holy Cross fifth in 29:27 Villanova's best finish was an llth 'place by Don Walsh, sophomore from Ireland. Australian Kerry Perace, of Texas El-Paso, who took sick earlier in the day, finished 68th while U.S. Olympian Marty Li quori of Villanova was.72nd/ Byron Dyce'. of N.Y U, a;' Jam aican Olympian wa.s 70th. ; PRECISION WHEEL ALIGNMENT : We can align foreign cars, trucks, 4-wheel drive vehicles: We specialize . in precision dynamic wheel balancing. Kail U.S. C«n adjuring ionbtr, leiKr trciiii. All work pojitively ouor 5352 E. SPEEDWAY 296-6196 Warriors Run For Special tb the Citizen PHOENIX -- Pueblo High challenges "defending: champion Cortez for the state AAA cross- country title tomorrow at East High. ';, ' ' . - ' ' . .The Warriors just slipped by Cortez last Friday.-in-the Sky- line-Southerh.Interdiyisional, 6062, and it will be a matter of depth as to whether they can do it- again .in possibly, stronger competition. In. the interdivisional, the Colts placed three runners in the top 25 spots, including three in the top seven.. Pueblo, on the other hand, had five runners, cross at 23nl ,or better with three men eightt^or above. Those two'schools, along with the three other qualifiers ( from last week/Rincon, Sahuaro and Palo Verde, may get some unexpectedly powerful opponents. The Central and Phoenix divisions were expected to enter some mediocre squads in the state meet, but as it'turned out, their times were generally faster in. their,, ' inter/divisional, which immediately followed the first last Friday c . f ' ·«* - Also scheduled ^tomorrow afternoon at East is'the AA state meet, the Tucson entries" being ;Santa Kita, Chollaand Flowing Wells, '. . ', Santa , Rita, behind Bernie Lynn,- stands an outside shot at the team title while' Flowing Wells' Dan Weber could get top individual honors.* TUCSON'S WOSY :.COrtlPLETEi, :KI A 2-2372 . MA 2-T30t f ff J t if ·^/(J/Wi Boxing . FREEPORT, Grand Bahamas -- Gom«o Brenhan, 171, Blmlni, stopped Billy Marsh, 170, Htndcrson, NOV., 10. : AutoEacing · .DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.'-- Ken Rush of HiBh Point, N.C., won the 1969 Grand Touring Drlylno Championship finishing. 53 points ahead Of Frank SossomS of Darllnfl- ton, S C Horse Racing 1'..'; . NEW YORK -- Dark Emerald, «.40,- closed fest to win the Aspidistra'Purse at Aaueduct scoring by 1V4 Icnsths over Thai Silk * PHILADELPHIA -- Fragile Witness, S9.20, slipped through on the rail to nit) Hei Cot Lou by two legths In the Rancocas . . SB.OO, Won a stretch duel to defeat Under Power by a neck In the feature at Narragansett a HALLENDALE, Fla. -- Tar Wcdrap, S3.80, won the top event at Troolcal Park by two lengths over-Jovial Jim Girl'. 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