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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma • 57

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BuSINiEiSS 24, 1H2 IT'S ORANGES FOR 01), 34-6! Deere Passes Daze Huskers 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 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 battle turned Jflto -a' -wide open aerial circus. -'Four of five Red touchdowns came by this route and so did Nebraska's score, but not until.

OU had erected in the nation, completed their finest season since 1912 by earning their eighth vie- IV 'J PaiSifS! Pau HSU. Yards penallitd tory in nine games in dra matic fashion before -an 28-0 lead in. Backed crowd of 65,514 at Point Paradci the third quarter. was another tremendous defensive effort on the part of the winners, the Camp Randall, Stadium. Bowl Trip Approved Wisconsin was named offi Sooners running their score- cially Saturday night as the FIUST QUARTER 0 Clraham, 1-yard nlunn -0 Mttcall, pUKtmanl SECOND QUARTER a Parttrfltld, 31-yard pi Matcalf; Wacaniml Big Ten representative the Rose Bowl game.

'1S13 less quarter stream 10 in a row before yielding once on the period's final play. Third String Scores THIRD QUARTER The announcement was made by Bill Reed, the Big Ten commissioner, after But the eager Sooner poll of conference athletic directors. He said the six all favored the Badgers. The Badgers captialized third string came right back to square off this one in the concluding quarter-again on an aerial. Oklahoma.

convincingly muzzled Nebraska's i guns, chiefly the running and passing of quarterback 19 DtlV v5? 11 0 1 olaeaitithi 77.7.V' it taniMHr, tt-yard MM Item a .7. A sr Ejar; 11-yard east Inm Clag FOURTH QUARTER Wylla, U-yard pais Iran Game in Okla. Ntbraska 'i By Passim YaVSinnV i Yards passina Ill IJ5 Tn'iMM yard, TU HTZd by 7 Fumblts lost on a 15-yard penalty for Dennis Claridee. He did hit 10 of 23 pitches fo yards but most of the time he was off target or receiv md Orange Bowl bid, and Sooner teammates Wayne Lee (511 Rick McGurdy greet him with an exuberant embrace. John Porterfield's second touchdown pass grab has just sacked up the game for-Oklahoma at 21-0, along with the Big Eight title ers were the ball.

Thunder Thornton ripped 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 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 off 32 yards, for the Lincoln crew dropped, only second game of its strong POKES POP K-STATE, 30-6 comeback campaign but the Huskers, gaining only 68 i on the ground. strayed across midfield on only two occasions.

rushing and 34 passing, had State ty on a punt return set them back to their own 34. Parent ran back four yards to the Cat 49. Point Parade By Wally Wallis (Staff Writer) MANHATTAN, Kan. only eight first downs, two of them by penalty and two on the 2. Sophomore Ralph Looney Buns Checked Except for single flash Oklahoma; 34, Nebraska 6.

Okla. State SO, K-State' 6. Miller dropped back to pass In three plays, the Okla Kurek then hit right guard of aerial touchdown light others by passing. Playing under wraps, Okla first down and as he for a touchdown with only homans had the game out of the reach of the Wildcats. Guards Leland Slack; ning, Nebraska's soundest Midwest 1:37 left to play.

homa State over powereq hapless Kansas State; 30-6 raised, his arm Cat end Dennis Winfrey hit Miller's Adcock blasted right tack-1 Kansas 3, Missouri 8 (tie). Iowa State 31, Ohio job was the way its guards keyed hard on Joe Don Looney, the Sooners' new breakaway specialist. Penalties plagued the Badgers after the ensuing kickoff and the Gophers upraised arm. in a Big Eight game Detore a meager crowd of 3,500 here in Memorial Stadium le for three yards to start! the march moving and halfback Tommy Jackson, who gained 66 yards on a half-! rd plunai 1:57 Mike Upton, Pete Payne and Rex Russell led the determined O-State defense ends Marcus Hendricks and Rodney Replogle and tackles Bob Howard, 'John Ed Gardner and Rodney Cut- Wisconsin I Minnesota 8. Indiana 12, Purdue 7.

The ball squirted back moved from their 4 Saturday. tiannan, placemen! MhjJ7-yard run with reeo THIRD QUARTER Looney was limited to 19 ground yards as Alvin Lear, 7, Mich. State, i first down on the Wisconsin in carries, flashed off 14 with 1:09 remaining. Hannah, 37-yard field loal back in harness after 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. left tackle for 31 yards for FOURTH QUARTER Notre Dame 35, Iowa 12.

Ohio State 28, Michigan 0. Xavier (Ohio) 7, Cincinnati 6 However, Jim Nettles ended singer lending stout assist first down on the Kansas 1he threat by picking off Miller month's absence, and Bud Dempsey hypoed the OU running game, as did Deere ance. State 15 before defender Duane Blaska pass in the hard Cowboy rush on Southwest 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 Game in Figures K-State quarterback Larry at frequent intervals. The victory gave the Oklahomans sixth place in the conference regardless of what happens next Satur Oklahoma Statt Kansas Stall Looney often was used as end zone.

Penalties Ruin Gophers The victory gave Wiscon sin the Big Ten title with Corrigan forced a wild pass on the two-point conversion downs mining 30 a foil, sometimes for Grish Arkansas 34, Texas Tech 0. XCU 30, Rice 7. Baylor. 17, SMU 13. Houston 27, Louisville' 25.

North Texas 55, Southeri attempt. 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. ft Pona'ity ..7.

.7.7 VarSi Hllhln9 Yards passing Passes compfated Inferceajions and yards 53 am mazers, up xne miauie, 4-30 or handling' the. ball prior to The Cowboys stopped the day against Oklahoma. They now have a 2-4 Big Eight record and a 4-5 una rk for 6-1 record against conference nine times with quarterback Mike. Miller connecting four Deere passes and making opponents. The heart-break Kansans with the opening kickoff and forced a feeble punt which safetyman Billy the season.

Illinois 30. South times for 38 yards. His final three catches, again punt-(Contlnuod on Pan Column 1) ing setback left Minnesota with an overall mark of 6-2-1, including 5-2 in league The defeat was the 18th LSU 38, Tulane 3. straight for the Wildcats and pitch was a 22-yard six strike to end Bill Lem-ing in the fourth quarter for the fourth and final OSU play. Auburn 14, Florida Stat 14 (tie).

left them with a 0-10 sea sorial mark and art 0-7 rec ord in the conference. The Gophers' stout defense held the nation's highest! scorine machine in check Kentucky 12, Tennessee 10. Duke 16, No. Carolina 14. counter.

Three slashing fullbacks- The smallest Memorial most of the way but penal Stadium crowd since World West Virginia 17, SyTacuw Bob Adcock, George Thom ties ruined the tremendous as and Bill McFarland powered the Oklahoma State offense, each scoring effort. Minnesota, which didn't al War II watched the Oklahomans score the first two times they got the ball on drives of 49 and 71 yards without attempting aerial Maryland 40, Virginia J. Clemson 20, So. Carolina 1" Memphis State 33, i ICast Carolina 29, Easter once as the trio piled up 175 rushing yards on 38 carries. low Wisconsin to advance beyond the Badgers' 18 in the opening period, scored and then settled down to keeping pressure on the Cats to force breaks which created scoring ppportuni- 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 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 a a could handle. The Oklahomans pounded out 20 of their 22 first downs on the ground while Kansas State, limited to 53 yards 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 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 Southern Cal 14, UCLA i The Bow Lineup Kroner booted the Badgers into a 7-6 lead.

Colorado 34, Air Force 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. Minnesota, ranked 5th in the nation, dominated action Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, la. Penn Slate (9-1) in the third period and re probable. Probable- opponent Orange Bowl, Miami Oklahoma (7-2) definite. Probable opponent Alabama (8-1).

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, gained the lead on a 32-yard Florida (5-4), Miami (6-3) or Oregon State (8-2). Blucbonnet Bowl, Houston -Georgia Tech (6-2-1) def-n i e. Probable opponent Missouri (7-1-2). Sun Bowl, El Paso, Tex. West Texas State (8-2) vs.

Ohio University (8-2). Calif. Southern California (9-0) vs Wisconsin (8-1). Cotton Bowl, Dallas Texas (9-0-1) vs. Louisiana State (8-1-1).

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 WIS eafbla oaji from Vander m'inn "fb'sj Verslch WIS Kurak run (Kronar ktctcl. Colorado Wins, Coach Resigns Story en 6-E, Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, Miami (Ohio) (8-1-1) -Arkansas (9-1) definite Probable opponent Missis sippi.

(8-0). vs. Houston (5-4). Flying through th air, Oklahoma fullback Jim Gritham scores the first TD from th one..

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