The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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?AGE TEH BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, DKCKMBKR 24. -AND STILL CHAMPION' Dons Head for NY New Win Record Jly BKN Ol.AN The Associated Press > The San Francisco Dons headed for New York today with their 33 game victory streak ' intact and designs on the college basketball record for consecutive triumphs, San Francisco, the nation's top ranked team, rolled easily over Loyola of New Orleans 3'last night to make it seven straight this season and 33 over a two-year span. The all- 61-43 . lime mark is 39 straight. Next slop for the well-balanceiit Dons is Madison Square Garden •,vi:ere they tangle \vith LaSall''! Monday afternoon in the second game of the E.C.A.C. Holiday Fes-: •aval Tournament. I Hoi;, Cross faces Syracuse in Ihej opener while UCLA meets St. John's; of Brooklyn ana Duquesne goes up! aoainst Fordham in a night double-1 i header. UCLA was the last team toj ! deei'at the Dons—in December 1954 ! The nnirk for consecutive victo- i ries was »el by Long Island Uni- 1 vprsity from 1935 to !937 and later ] B-as equalled by Scion Hall of South ! Orange. N. J.. 1939-1941. i Off last night's performance there'll be no stopping the Dons. ] They drew off to a 34-8 lead in ! the 15th minute of the game with I Bill Russell. K. C. Jones and Miki [ Preseau spearheading the attack. Russell, the brilliant 6-10 Negro All-America, scored 20 points and : loft the game with eight minutes j left to play. Vandy I'psct I Vanderbilt was the only other; Terp QB 'Admits' Tatum Digs Game COLLEGE PARK. Mel. <AP) — Quarterback Frank Tarn- : burello of Maryland, a hard guy to convince, finally seems to Experts Soy They*!! Succeed Determined Cleveland Arrives at Battle Scene By BOB MYERS LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24 (API — The defending champion.Cleveland Browns arrive on the battle scene today, very definitely set on defeating the Los Angeles Rams and capturing the National Football League Crown for the third time for their coach, Paul (The Master) Brown. iind such grid glariiator-s as Lou Groza. the kicking specialist; Diuite Lavelli. Len Ford. Abe Gibron and (cat. if achieved, will other Cleveland veterans, came here i handsome Christmas " favored to lasso the Rams for the present for the coach and a nttinp i championship- joinjr-awa.y gift for Uie lop field | They failed. The Ram field luar- general in professional football, ; s hal, Norman Van Brocklin, and quarterback Otto Graham. his left end. Tommy Pears, crushed The expert*: say the Browns will succeed in Uw? nationally televised game in Memorial Coliseum Monday. The serve ball. And besides. "I think we'll beat Oklahoma because we [ iave t ne better line." xamburello, a 20-year-old junior, ] from Baltimore, is a" young man of dore-s were knocked off by lowii Stale 97-76 in the upset of the night. It was vandy's first setback after i ., llluult ., v , „ ., v , six triumphs. ] f,- om Baltimore, is a young man of i U5 £, ll , - ,, ... .„ „ Gary Thompson scored 40 points' lnde pendem ideas as he admit.-. ! Tamburello reported the plajers. for State, which shot into a 47-39 ' . T ve had doubts sometimes about. especially 10 seniors, are ready halfume lead. Bobby Thym was: things he -n say ." he declares, "and i for Oklahoma. The seniors have liich tor Hi? losers with 28. ffhr ,J plays will work, but he's al- Illinois. No. 17. buiit up a 21-1 : u - av s right." lead against Oklahoma and breezed in 82-58. The Sooners did not register their first field goal until 10'.38 a quarterback. Coach Tatum previously had given Tamburello reserved admiration as of the first half. Julius McCoy popped in 16! straight points in the last 10 min- j utes as Michigan State whipped Wyoming 72-62. McCoy wound UPJ Likes Show* "He likes to u.se his own 1051 Remembered Ram fails could look back to 1951, however, when this .same Graham, who will be playing his hist game, their hopes with a 73-yard touchdown pass play that won the game ! the bitter waiter Ik-fore at Cleveland saw their title hopes blasted in the final 38 seconds on a Groza tteld goal, . OrTeiiMvely and defensively, this renewal of hostilities could well be n not JUT exciting contest. The RjiHis will Held .such explosive backs as rookie Ron Waller, Skeet Quinlan and Dan Towler, and ; fee! a lot safer t i Tamburello would ^ the follow' bench if the play think- he's nat.nrally cocky." he said. •'Once he gets ahead, he likes to with" 3~2 "pointi.~ but" he*had to give',!'"' on a show. I approve as long up scoring honors to Wyoming's, af he ' ta - vs a ™ad. ,,,,,. Joe Capua, who netted 34. ' But Cnach Tatum i""'™ 1 " 1 he d Hot Crystal Oklahoma A<tM jumped off to a 19 point lead on the shooting oflP a "ern outlined to him. Mack Carter and Mel Wright and! Listeners got the impr^ion U coasted to an easy 70-51 victory over j ^J^,,^, Baylor- Oklahoma City pulled Texas Christian in the final lour minutes to win 64-54 and hand TCU its eighth stniiglu defeat. Washington of St. Louis, trailing by 2 points at half time, rallied behind the shooting of Bud Cristal in the second half to nip Cornell 1 the pashms same teatures Vnn ~ ^ in the fmnl quarter, 34-17. ' *™ c ™n. *'«««>. Elroy Hirsch and | , n 0[he ,. games Sprfng Hin Ala . This was a joy to the Rams, who • tiolj a oyo. i mp p e( ] Washington State 63-60. St. I i.' : ,j r weather ' F rEin n<; ol Brooklyn beat Queens Cleveland liar. Ray Renfro. Curley j Morrison, Ed Modzelewski and Gra- I ham. niiiong it.s running threats. 1 and Lavelli, Barrel! Brewster and i others for acrifll fireworks. ! Defen-sively, the game offers some ! of the greatest in pro. ball—Furd land Car. lei on Massoy. Al>e Gibron, i Frank KaLski. Bob Gain and Don ! Colo of the Browns: and Les Rich| !.er. Dud McFadin, Andy Robusu'lli i and Larry Morris for Los Angeles. i Pa ir wen ihi'r WHS forecast for i .Monday, and if it is, 60,000 or more i will attend. NBC will televise the b?en "wailing, t\vo years to get ai Okhh'jma." The Sooners beat Maryland 7-0 in the same Orange Bowl two years ago. Six-Man Bout Tops Mat Card A six-man tag match featuring topflight junior and senior heavyweights will feature the American Legion's special Christmas wrestling card at Memorial Auditorium Mon- •«••" *™ ^ % nlr^ ?£« S,r^ ! ^"Sr^ 'BuS S'ettr'^ iEiin4 Okhloun i MiamrJa« " ' SP<*fv Lorance who will ?o asainst ' " 'PI-IJ-S Work ' "' i tlle team of Lee Fields - Bil! Cm ' r - "Tl.e coach'is about the smart- and Gene Bauman. est guy I've ever met." he said. In addition to the main event "He'il tell the quarterback about] three one fall preliminary bouts are a play he thinks will score for us, j also on the card wi'Ji Fields going and lie's pretty nearly always right. | against Boyette. Curry meeting Even "hen the ulay worts he won't' Roberts and Lonmce meeting Ban- use it again in the same game. He I man. First bout, is scheduled for just forgets about it and might not 8:15. Christmas Ai tfw Thr»« Wlw Men and fwiiMj, »o »«y •« sr«o»t*» ««OHH-« 9? joy hi tkli k«iy KOMH. . . . CONNY'S CONOCO SERVICE STATION ! affair, will) LOB Angeles excluded. ; Gsime time: 1 p.m. PST. Leachville Thrashes Bay 83-52 87-63 and Elon College defeated i i Pfcifler 100-T7 to win the first an-. ntial Pairis Island. S. C., Christmas ; in\i[ation tourney. Small College Pace: 96.8 EMPORIA. Kan. ft — Eliz-Abcih- lown. N. J.. is setting a hot .scoring , pace for small college basketball j teams, averaging 96.8 points per J i game in winning four of five con- ! j tests. j i Stitiai.stios released by the Na- • i lion a 1 Association ol Intercollegi-; ate Athletics today .shoR'ed Illinois i Stale Normal is in second place j with a 9-1 point average in nine i games. I BAY — LeadiviHe's Lions wave ;heir coach, Pannell and .school a Cliristmas prp.ient here hist night with a tidy ilttle 83-M victory over ilie Buy Yellow Jackets. Led by their big center, Norman Ward, with 30 points, the Lions blasted off to an opening lead of iM-10 and continued to widen the u-ap all the way. B. D. Carter wa.s clos<? behind | Bay Ward In scoring honors with 27 i points. i \Vyse was high for Bay with H. ' In a preliminary game the Lion • Cubs couldn't keep up with the Bay juniors and succumbed 47-37. ' Tommy Kennett topped the Cubs j with 16 points. Gulley had 21 for j Bay. !'<«. 27 . P ..... F C G G l.eachville B. D. 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