The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on November 25, 1962 · 57
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 57

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24, 1H2 M BuSINiEiSS IT'S ORANGES FOR 01), 34-6! Penalties Help Wisconsin Tip Gophers, 14-9 MADISON, Wis. UR Rose Bowl-bound Wisconsin, captured, the Big ten football championship by edging Minnesota, 14-9, Saturday on an 80-yard touchdown march helped by two 15-yard penalties in the closing minutes. The Badgers, ranked No. 3 in the nation, completed their finest season since 1912 by earning their eighth vie- PaiSifS! Pau HSU. IV 'J Yards penallitd tory in nine games in dra matic fashion before Backed crowd of 65,514 at Camp Randall, Stadium. " Bowl Trip Approved Wisconsin was named offi cially Saturday night as the Big Ten representative the Rose Bowl game. ' The announcement was made by Bill Reed, the Big Ten commissioner, after poll of conference athletic directors. He said the firs,t six .contacted all favored the Badgers. The Badgers captialized on a 15-yard penalty for personal foul on a play in which a Minnesota, pass in-' terccption was nullified. The Gophers then were penalized another 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct because of words from ihe bench. Drive Fizzles f" The two infractions against the Gophers gave Wisconsin a first down on the Minnesota 13. Lou Holland raced to the 9 and quarterback Ron Vander-Kelen skirted left end on an option play for a first down on the 2. Sophomore Ralph Kurek then hit right guard for a touchdown with only 1:37 left to play. Penalties plagued the Badgers after the ensuing kickoff and the Gophers moved from their 4 first down on the Wisconsin 14 with 1:09 remaining. However, Jim Nettles ended 1he threat by picking off Duane Blaska pass in the end zone. Penalties Ruin Gophers The victory gave Wiscon sin the Big Ten title with t 6-1 record against conference opponents. The heart-break ing setback left Minnesota with an overall mark of 6-2-1, including 5-2 in league play. The Gophers' stout defense held the nation's highest! scorine machine in check most of the way but penal ties ruined the tremendous effort. Minnesota, which didn't al low Wisconsin to advance beyond the Badgers' 18 in the opening period, scored on Blaska's pass to Jim Cairns on a play covering 15 yards at the outset of the second period. Collin Ver-sich's kick for the extra point sailed wide. Air Shot Hit Wisconsin caught fire immediately as Holland returned the kickoff to his 35. On the eighth play, Vander-Kelen, winding up his home career, rolled to his right and hit sophomore Ron Leat-blad in the end zone on a 13-yard scoring shot. Gary Kroner booted the Badgers into a 7-6 lead. Minnesota, ranked 5th in the nation, dominated action in the third period and re gained the lead on a 32-yard field goal by Versich. Wisconsin rebounded again hut had a soaring bid wipod out on a fumble recovery by the Gophers on their 15. Then came the fantastic finish which cheered the Badgers and left the Gophers in a state of shock. Minnesota 0 6 3 0- WlJcotiiln 5 0 7-14 ()VjNNjalrn IS oii from Bluiki K WIS eafbla oaji from Vander m'inn "fb'sj Verslch .... WIS Kurak J run (Kronar ktctcl. Deere s Passes Daze Huskers By John Cronlcy (Sports Editor) ; ' NORMAN Next year arrived Saturday for the magnificent Sooners. A. full season ahead , , of Bud Wilkinjpn's own returri-to-power schedule, Oklahoma simultaneously punched Nebraska and an Orange Bowl ticket with, a smashing 34-6 triumph before 60,000 which also netted' the Big Eight championship. ., ..... .... ,, ' ' Monte Deere, continuing to excel at quarterback, tied a series record with three touchdown passes, two of them to end John Porterfield, and fullback Jim Grisham-gave the enormous, touted Cornhusker line a fearful fating. The sophomore sensation rumbled for 98 yards ofl 19 'carries, right through the heart of the ponderous "NU forwards while Deere was clicking on eight' of 12 passes for 167 lengths. .. ,'. . Surprisingly this crucial:, battle turned Jflto -a' -wide open aerial circus. ... - -'Four of five .Big Red touchdowns came by this route and so did Nebraska's score, but not until. OU had erected -an .unbeatable 28-0 lead in. John Porterfield's second touchdown pass grab has just sacked up the game for-Oklahoma at 21-0, along with the Big Eight title md Orange Bowl bid, and Sooner teammates Wayne Lee (511 Rick McGurdy greet him with an exuberant embrace. POKES POP K-STATE, 30-6 Point Parade By Wally Wallis (Staff Writer) MANHATTAN, Kan. Playing under wraps, Okla homa State over - powereq hapless Kansas State; 30-6 in a Big Eight game Detore a meager crowd of 3,500 here in Memorial Stadium Saturday. The Oklahomans used power slants inside and outside the tackles as they completely overpowered the Wildcats from the outset with two touchdowns in the first quarter and scores in every period. The Cowboys passed .only nine times with quarterback Mike. Miller connecting four times for 38 yards. His final pitch was a 22-yard six ,-point strike to end Bill Lem-ing in the fourth quarter for the fourth and final OSU counter. Three slashing fullbacks- Bob Adcock, George Thom as and Bill McFarland powered the Oklahoma State offense, each scoring once as the trio piled up 175 rushing yards on 38 carries. McFarland was top gainer of the game with 93 yards on 19 tries. Thomas got 55 on 15 while Adcock, slightly injured early in the game, picked up 27 in four charges as the conservative Cowboy fullback attack proved far more than the K a n s a n s could handle. The Oklahomans pounded out 20 of their 22 first downs on the ground while Kansas State, limited to 53 yards rushing and 34 passing, had only eight first downs, two of them by penalty and two others by passing. Guards Leland Slack; Mike Upton, Pete Payne and Rex Russell led the determined O-State defense .with ends Marcus Hendricks and Rodney Replogle and tackles Bob Howard, ' 'John Ed Gardner and Rodney Cut- singer lending stout assist ance. The victory gave the Oklahomans sixth place in the conference regardless of what happens next Satur day against Oklahoma. They now have a 2-4 Big Eight record and a 4-5 una rk for the season. The defeat was the 18th straight for the Wildcats and left them with a 0-10 sea sorial mark and art 0-7 rec ord in the conference. The smallest Memorial Stadium crowd since World War II watched the Oklahomans score the first two times they got the ball on drives of 49 and 71 yards without attempting ;hn aerial and then settled down to keeping pressure ; on the Cats to force breaks which created scoring ppportuni- ties the rest of the way. 'The Kansans scored with less than two minutes remaining in the first half on a weird play that looked like a fumble but was ruled an intercepted pass. ; The Cowboys were riding along on a comfortable 20-0 lead when a clipping penal ty on a punt return set them back to their own 34. Miller dropped back to pass first down and as he raised, his arm Cat end Dennis Winfrey hit Miller's upraised arm. The ball squirted back ward to the OSU 27 where 206-pouhd tackle Ken Nash took it in mid-air and rambled unmolested 27 yards for the six-pointer. hard Cowboy rush on K-State quarterback Larry Corrigan forced a wild pass on the two-point conversion attempt. The Cowboys stopped the Kansans with the opening kickoff and forced a feeble punt which safetyman Billy Parent ran back four yards to the Cat , 49. In three plays, the Okla homans had the game out of the reach of the Wildcats. Adcock blasted right tack-1 le for three yards to start! the march moving and halfback Tommy Jackson, who gained 66 yards on a half-! in carries, flashed off left tackle for 31 yards for first down on the Kansas State 15 before defender Gary Hoinz bumped him out of bounds. Adcock drove straight up the middle the last 15 yards shaking off at least four would-bc tacklers enroute to score with 1:33 gone in the game. Kicking specialist (Coflilnutd on Past i-E, Col. rd plunai .. 1:57 tiannan, placemen! MhjJ7-yard run with reeo THIRD QUARTER Hannah, 37-yard field loal !: FOURTH QUARTER Miller 1)!35 Game in Figures Oklahoma Statt Kansas Stall downs 3! mining 30 ft Pona'ity ..7. .7.7 VarSi Hllhln9 Yards passing ....... Passes compfated Inferceajions and yards the third quarter. . .This was another tremendous defensive effort on the part of the winners, the Sooners running their score- less quarter stream 10 &i. in a row before yielding once on the .third period's final play. . ." ... Third String Scores But . the eager Sooner third string came right back to square off this one in the , . ',, concluding quarter-again on an aerial. Oklahoma. convincingly muzzled Nebraska's b i g guns, chiefly the running and passing of quarterback Dennis Claridee. He did hit 10 of 23 pitches fo , yards but most of the time he was off target or receiv ers were droppmg., the . ball. Thunder Thornton ripped off 32 yards, for the Lincoln crew which;.: dropped, only second game of its strong comeback campaign but the Huskers, gaining : only 68 t r i d e s on the ground. strayed across midfield on only two occasions. Looney Buns Checked Except for .its single flash of aerial touchdown light ning, Nebraska's soundest job was the way its guards keyed hard on Joe Don Looney, the Sooners' new breakaway specialist. Looney was limited to 19 ground yards as Alvin Lear, back in harness after month's absence, and Bud Dempsey hypoed the OU running game, as did Deere at frequent intervals. Looney often was used as a foil, sometimes for Grish 3J;; 53 am s mazers, up xne miauie, w 4-30 or handling' the. ball prior to Deere s passes and making three catches, again punt-(Contlnuod on Pan M, Column 1) Point Paradci FIUST QUARTER ' 0 ' Clraham, 1-yard nlunn -0 Mttcall, pUKtmanl SECOND QUARTER a Parttrfltld, . 31-yard pi . Matcalf; ' Wacaniml '"' THIRD QUARTER ' '1S13 19 DtlV ' My,rd "" ' v5? 11 0 1 MaKalf',' olaeaitithi ""' 77.7.V' ' . it taniMHr, tt-yard MM Item a Mit&lrV.PIKtnwnt . .7. A ....... . sr Ejar; 11-yard east Inm ' Clag ' FOURTH QUARTER M t Wylla, U-yard pais Iran , ;Smiflj Game in Figures"',': Okla. Ntbraska F,KI ; 'i By Passim J YaVSinnV i & Yards passina Ill . IJ5 Tn'iMM yard, , TU ' HTZd by ' 7 -. Fumblts lost ' M " M The Bow Lineup Orange Bowl, Miami Oklahoma (7-2) definite. Probable opponent Alabama (8-1). Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif. Southern California (9-0) vs Wisconsin (8-1). Cotton Bowl, Dallas Texas (9-0-1) vs. Louisiana State (8-1-1). Sugar Bowl, New Orleans -Arkansas (9-1) definite Probable opponent Missis sippi. (8-0). Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, la. Penn Slate (9-1) probable. Probable- opponent Florida (5-4), Miami (6-3) or Oregon State (8-2). Blucbonnet Bowl, Houston -Georgia Tech (6-2-1) def-n i t e. Probable opponent Missouri (7-1-2). . ' Sun Bowl, El Paso, Tex. West Texas State (8-2) vs. Ohio University (8-2). Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, Fla.. Miami (Ohio) (8-1-1) vs. Houston (5-4). State Oklahoma; 34, Nebraska 6. Okla. State SO, K-State' 6. Midwest Kansas 3, Missouri 8 (tie). Iowa State 31, Ohio V 22.' Wisconsin I I, Minnesota 8. Indiana 12, Purdue 7. ' .is 7, Mich. State, i Notre Dame 35, Iowa 12. Ohio State 28, Michigan 0. Xavier (Ohio) 7, Cincinnati 6 Southwest Arkansas 34, Texas Tech 0. XCU 30, Rice 7. Baylor. 17, SMU 13. Houston 27, Louisville' 25. North Texas 55, Southeri Illinois 30. South LSU 38, Tulane 3. Auburn 14, Florida Stat 14 (tie). Kentucky 12, Tennessee 10. Duke 16, No. Carolina 14. West Virginia 17, SyTacuw Maryland 40, Virginia J. Clemson 20, So. Carolina 1" Memphis State 33, .Detroit i ICast Carolina 29, Easter Kentucky 12. Florida AStM 28, Texa Southern 18. East Penn State 16, Pitt 0. Dartmouth 38, Princeton 2' Harvard 14, Yale 6. Cornell 29, Penn 22. Rutgers 22, Columbia 6. Holy Cross 36, Connectici 14. West Southern Cal 14, UCLA i Colorado 34, Air Force H Oregon State 20, Oregon 1' Washington 26. Wash. St. 2 Stanford 30, California 13. Adams (Colo.) 23, Northen Illinois 20 (Mineral Bowl! Canadian Hamilton 30, Montreal 21. Winnipeg 12, Calgary 7. Colorado Wins, Coach Resigns Story en 6-E, Flying through th air, Oklahoma fullback Jim Gritham scores the first TD from th one.

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