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Dt's Moines, Iowa, Sunday Morning, November -2, 107U CwvrMM, ttM. DM Mim Mutr n4 Trtkun twi( Kern Great as Ohio State Wins Title, Rose Bowl Trip, 20-9 0 run uu mil I A Statistics which had upset the Ruckeyes Buckeye Defensive Coach Uuij McCiillnugh. Mtelimn Ohtu Ry Maury White ISimdiv MHItr Wiitir) pOLUMBUS. OHIO There; were many little surprises' 1 1 4 I I' I .0 t. P'ishi v'rt" Pluin vi''B t'rtsS flints iimhls ol Yrtis nIIAlifM Season Records 41 4 the free-wheeling atmosphere of his sophomore days, did it for Coach Woody Hayes' team, which is now 9(1, still undo-' fealed at home in the last 1(1 'games and, maybe, near a national title. Should Be No. "We reached a peak no team ever has at Ohio State." said I OHIO STATU Please turn to Page Three the advice of the one-time I a State assistant. At game's end, the mighty Wolverines had rushed 3D times and netted a measly 37 yards. "We played with great effort but we did not play well," Schcmbechler said. "Ohio Stale didn't do anything different on defense, so I guess we didn't block well." Defense, and Kern's return to voted into the Rose Bowl Sat-! urday night. John Dewey, assistant to Com-niTssinnor Bill Reed, made the announcement after polling conference athletic directors. "A majority of votes is in and Ohio State has been selected and has accepted the bowl bid," said Dewey. "So far all the votes have been for Ohio State." The strength of Coach Bo Schembcchler's dandy team, SCPRINO a- i io much of the season, flashed his old charisma. Both tense teams made too many errors. A stadium record crowd of 87.3.11 attended. None of those things was the most startling in a summit clash of national powers. Ohio State went into the game as a five-point favorite and ranked No. 5. Michigan was No. 4. Ohio State officially was Miih.on I Ulllll IIU Willi tfimitinj ft Trn football game in which un-dc leatcd Ohio State whipped now nnee-boaten Michigan. 20-9. for the league title and Rose Bowl I OHIO STATI J4 duke .10 74 Muhman SI. 0 Minnesota .20 43 Illinois .14 74 NWestern IS 34 Wisconsin 0 10 Purduf OX) Michioan JO a year ago en route to an league victory streak, was a rushing attack that had averaged 315 yards against Big I Ten foes. "We told our kids there was only one way to do it: Line up nose to nose, toes to toes and fight it out. The best man would win. That's the way it i was. Nothing fancy," sighed MICMIOAN 20 Artoil I Washinolnn 14 Ira. Purflu 34 St Minnesota 29 Wisconsin 42 Illinois Si Iowa Olno SI. OKio C. Srhmm Mull FO Com JI Oh.o Jnliowskl 74 pass limn Kfl (Si niim UkIi Swuhi II puss tinm Mnnrhs ( tAilt-tli Oli I Ci Si nrm Ohio Mvon 4 tun (Sctirm kirVI 311. rights, i Rex Korn, the red-haired quarterback magician who hadj been operating on low octane1 Oh. did the senior-domi- nated Ohio State crew heed 1mmmBmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmammmmmmmammr MM mi I IH ,1111 III I HI IW lllj I 2 A 4V S- V'5 "7 1 4r Si 1 SUNDAY REGISTER FOOTBALL PHOTOS BY LARRY NEIBF.RGALL 'We're No. IV signals Buckeye fan Ony sigf smic fcy IVooty Hayes after game Stop Illini Yard From Goal on Final Play, Nail Down Fourth Place in BigTen, 22-16- an 1 In Statistics shoulder injury during part ofjBash said: "Yes, because w-e I with the game ball, Coach jRay Nagel said, "and I'm go the season. haven won very otten tms By Ron Maly (Sunday Register Stall Writer) IOWA CITY, IA. The juke Iowa 174 159 16 11-13-0 4-3J 34 Illinois la J44 05 11 7 14-0 3-40 2 20 First downs Rushinq yardane Passing varriaqe Return yardage Passes Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized year." Bash scored the other two ing to keep it." Season Records ILLINOIS I IOWA 20 Oreoon Oreqon St 9 Tulane 23, 0 Southern Cal. 27 Syracuse 0110 Arizona 1 SCORING Willie Osley went around right end for four yards. Another Wells aerial misfired, but the Hawks were called for pass interference at the one. Now just five seconds remained. It was do or die for Illinois. Could the Iowa defense, which had surrendered 241 IOWA Please turn In Page Five pened this season and it would be a pleasant change just to be a football coach." Iowa appeared to have the victory tucked away when Dave Brooks slopped Illinois quarterback Mike Wells on the Hawk 15-yard line late in the fourth quarter, but the Illini got a fresh chance when Steve Penney fumbled on the Iowa 37 with 49 seconds to go. After two incomplete passes. Iowa touchdowns, both on one-yard runs, as the Hawks beat Illinois for only the second 01 822 0 13 7 1 Illinois Iowa Nagel said. "They're a bunch of thoroughbreds. "They kept coming back and there wasn't a single quitter on the squad. I'm very glad to be associated with them." Roy Bash completed his first eight passes and wound up hitting on 11 of 13 for 159 yards and one touchdown in his final game as a Hawkeye. "This was my best performance," said Bash, who had a 0 Nortnwestern .4 Z4 Wisconsin i .3013 Purdue 24 74 Indiana low-Bash 1 run (Melnd klckl (kick in-Kaiser 1 pass trom wens 1 box in Iowa's dressing room was jumping late Saturday afternoon, blaring out the song "Twisted" by Steppenwolf. The Hawkeyes had just scored a dramatic 22-16 football victory over Illinois which gave them a fourth-place, finish in the. final Big Ten standings. "The players presented me 7.1) Ohio St. 23 Purdue 0 Michigan 17 Wisconsin lis Iowa an ivticniqan staie 21 14 Minnesota 42 42 Indiana 1.1 29 0 Michigan SS Illinois 1 The victory, before a crowd of 38,700, gave Iowa a final over-all record of 3-6-1 The 3-3-1 Big Ten mark enabled the Hawks In bag their highest conference finish since the 1950 team tied for the title. "I'm proud of this team," time ever Iowa Madium. "In a way," Nagel said, "I'm glad the season is over. It's good to end the year with a victory. Too many things hap S'in Burns 21 pass trom Wells (kick failed) low K. Reardon 5 pass from Bash (Melcndez kick) lilFG Wells 4 low Bash 1 run (K. Reardon pass from Bash) Asked if the Hawks wanted to win for any special reason, C3 fin MHEP)W fo)1 IMl Jl LnJ Statistics I had to do was hold the ball and Iowa St. Okla. SI. Schroeder, middle linebacker who calls defensive signals, is on a 70-degree day before 13,500 fans. After it was over and Cole run." 147 164 First downs Rushinq vardaqe Passing vardate Return yardage Passes Punt-. Fumbles lost Yards penalized S3 "3 5-15-4 6-39 I JO 2 13-KS-J a-35 2 70 Ground Defense Crumbles, 36-27 By Jim Mnacklcr (Sunday Register Start Writer) CTILLWATER. Season Records said that he didn't think the line was doing as well as it could against Cole. "I don't know whether we weren't pursuing as well as be I OKLAHOMA ST. crnBiNft 331 downs to erase a 27-23 Cyclone lead. Allen's exciting run was only the start and it looked for a while as if the Cowboys were in for a mismatch. It look just Iwo plays after Allen raced the kickoff back to the Cowboy 2.1 for the Cyclones to gel on the board. George Amundson, starting CYCLONES Please turn to Page Six and he spun off me and kept going. "11 seemed like no matter what defense we were in they hit the weak area. They won the guessing game and executed real well, too." 27-23 Ix-ad Iowa State's hopes were bright before they faded out in the fourth quarter as the Cowboys punched across two touch IOWA STATE New Mexico Colo. State Utah Colorado Kansas State Kansas Oklahoma return of the opening kickoff, the Cyclones finally were done in by the Cowboy ground attack. Cole slammed for 237 yards in 49 carries as Iowa Stale lost its sixth Big Eight Conference game against one victory, 36-27. It was really closer than that, Iowa State yielding the final touchdown with just four seconds left after giving up the ball on its own nine-yard stripe V13 miss St. Arkansas 12 Houston ail 20 Missouri it! 34 TCU 24 31 Nebraska 29. 19 Kansas Kansas Sr. 171 4l)j 20 7 3 State couldn't choke off the had racked up more yards rushing in a single game than any Big Eight back this year, the 190-pound junior from Gates-ville, said: Good Blocking "Actually, 1 wasn't tired at all. I was just hoping they'd give me the ball more. We had good blocking from our line. All 30 Iowa State IJ JJ Okla. Stale 1.1 3 ISU Johnson 7 run (Shoemjke kick) OS Cole 7 run (Pruss kick) OS-FG Pruss 24 OS Graham 12 run (Pruss kirk) ISU Lcr-nz 31 pass Horn Carlson IShoemake kick) ISU Mitchell 45 pass from Carlson (Shoemake kick) ISU Stowe 7 pass from Carlson (kick failed) OS ben 21 pass from Pounds (run failed) OS Cole 2 run (Pruss kick) OS Cole 9 run (kick failed) Attendance 19.500. 29 Nebraska 31 Missouri 27 Okla. Statt '71 6 Loioraoo 14 i 16 Iowa State fore or what, but Ihey bad a real scrappy club and their backs did a lot on their own," Schroeder said. "Cole was getting 6-7 yards in the middle of our line. I 27 Hi N.28 Oklahoma N.28 Diego St slam-bang running of Oklahoma State tailback Bobby Cole Saturday and saw its hopes for a winning season end as a result. After a tremendous start, launched by Jeff Allen's 76-yard I Over in the subdued Iowa know I hit him good one time State dressing room, Keith Drake BowsBut Belongs 1 OF ALL SPORTS 111 STORY, riCTURES: PACE 10S IRISH SQUEAK. GET BIDS trail twice before rallying to Mildren's pass aimed at season and earn the undisputed STORY: PAKESS Harrison in ihe end rone. Foolball GREATER DE3 M0INE.S Louisville 23, Drakf 14 GIG TEN Iowa 22, Illinois lb Nnrihvvesiern 23. Michigan Mate. 13 Ohio Stale 20. MicMan 9 PyrrW iJQ Ii-d'ana 9 Wisconsin 3'. 14 Please turn to Page Ten Eight Conference football st0p inspired Oklahoma, 23-21 title. By Chuck Burdick over this city would have a (Sunday Register Staff Wnter) short life. I LNCOLN. NEB. It looked! Then Bob Devaney for a while Saturday as if mlrd-rated. Orange Bowl-bound those "Nebraska, No. 1" but- machine finally prevailed to tons that were being sold all close an undefeated regular Nagel Blasts Reporter The last-second heroics, how-! ever, wouldn't have been needed NEBRASKA Please turn to Page Nine I The game wasn't decided until the final play, when Nebraska defensive back Jim Anderson picked off Jack But the who had lapped Nebraska a tnrce-toucb-Idown favorite, saw the Huskers STORY: PAGE -IS

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