The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on January 12, 1954 · Page 6
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PAGE 6— THE BAYTOWN SUN, TUESDAY. JANUARY 12, 1954 Basketball's 'Big Three' Record Top-Ranked Kentucky Defeats DePaul 81-63 NEW YORK, Jan. 12 —UP— Amid a barrage of point-scoring by some of basketball's biggest giants, Kentucky. Indiana, and Duquesne- each put another important victory into the books Tuesday, to stress their ranking a s the "big three" of the collese court world. Kentucky, ranked as the top team in the nation, ran its perfect record to 10-0 Monday night with an 81 to 63 conquest of DePaul and now will face only one more non-league fo R for the rest of the season. Meanwhile, second - ranked Indiana maintained its hold on first place in the Big Ten with a <3 to 67 victory over Purdue at Bloom- ingtori. Ind., to set its record at 10-1 and third-ranked Duquesne equalled the best perfect mark among major colleges, 14-0 by rom- ing to an 80 to 60 triumph over Cincinnati. Indiana's six-foot, 10-inch Don Schlundt and Ducmesne's six-foot- seven Dick Ricketts, each a top All-America candidate, each scored 30 points as part of a night which saw the same's bis men running wild on several courts; .Johnny Kerr came within five points of tying the Big Ten's single- game scoring record as he tallied 3S points in leading Illinois, the nation's No. 15 team, to a 90. to 76 victory over Ohio State; Bob Pettit of "Louisiana State racked up 35 points to pace Louisiana State, No. 12 team nationally, to,a 91 to 59 conquest o£ Florida: and Bill Logan oi Iowa tallied 32 in a 93 to 78 victory over Michigan. .. Basketball Results- By UNITED PRESS Monday's College Basket)ill SOUTHWEST Stephen F. Austin 77. Howard - .Payne. 75 ' ' •• .'.•.". ;" -.-.;."•' '.McMurry 67, Abilene .Christian 52 '" : :' - ' •' ; Texas Southern 129, Prairie View . 78. Southwest Texas State 92, Trin- ifar no . - ' . - : San Angelo 82, Tarleton. State 55. ' Baylor 63, Arkansas 59. Colorado 80, Oklahoma 68. Southern Methodist Freshmen 85, Lon Morris 72. Oklahoma Baptist 72, East Central Oklahoma 65. Austin College 85, Southwestern 73. Brooke Medical Center 84, St - Mary's Tex. 72. STOCKTON. Calif., Jan. 12—UP —Gen e Handley, former Philadelphia Athletic and for the past few seasons a Pacific Coast League War with Sacramento and Hollywood, signed Tuesday' to manage and play with the Stockton Ports of the Class C California League, Handley, 37, played third base for- Hollywood last season and replaces Bill Salkeld at the Stockton Helm. JAJfCARY SPEOIAL! Tailor Made ot the Flneat Plaafic Wide Selection Exact Measurements Asiure You A Perfect Job! Regular $45 Covers... ..... NOW Guaranted Two Years! Regular S35 Covers.. >« T All Trim Work 10%. Oft ONE DAY SERVICE KIRKINDALL UPHOLSTERY Highway 146 Dial 7484 Indiana's victory kept the Hoosiers in first place in the Big Ten while Louisiana Slate stayed atop the Southeastern Conference by its victory. In other leading games: Wisconsin held Northwestern and easily won their Big Ten game 64 to 47; Auburn edged Mississippi 66 to 61, Vanderbill beat Georgia .Tech 65 to 55 and Tulane trounced Georgia 93 to 78 in the Southeastern Conference; Fred Seger's 25 points led Nebraska to first place in the Big Seven with an 88 to 75 win over Kansas State, while in the same league big Burdelte Haldorson scored 27 to pace Colorado to an 80 to 68 victory over .Oklahoma. Baylor shaded Arkansas 63 to 59 in the Southwest Conference, North Carolina won 70 to 54 over Davidson, Dayton beat Saton Hall 67 to 65, Bradley downed Drake 93 to 53 and Richmond edged Maryland 73 to. 71. ' . " . Two of the nation's top teams, fourth-ranked Oklahoma A&M and seventh-ranked Kansas, collided on the Aggies' court, in a feature game on Tuesday night's program. Unbeaten Holy Cross, ranked No. 5 seeks its lith victory against Boston College while 13th-ranked Ea Salle plays Manhattan. 14th-, .ranked Rice meets' Texas Christ-' ian, and'Win-ranked 1 North' Carolina State, plays South Carolina. Other leading games include: NYU — Georgetown (D.C.), New Mexico A&M- — Arizona, Colorado St.—Wyoming, and Texas A&M— Texas. •••-•:"..• ," ; : Junior High Clash On Cage Schedule Baytown's two junior high schools clash at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Lee College gymnasium in a basketball grudge battle. The rival teams are about evenly matched this year. Bay town Junior .high has won five and lost six- Horace Mann has won eight and lost four. . The "B" game will be played at 6 p.m. '.','•'.' ' Hogan To Receive fro Athlete Award ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 12— UP—Ben Hogan, the little man who wins the big ones, will receive the annual Bickok award for professional athlete of the year. The announcement that the 41- year old winner of the U.S. and British Open championships and the Masters' tournament had been selected as the outstanding.pro athlete of 1953 was made Monday night at the Roch>gter>-Press-R«dio Club dinner for the infantile paralysis fund, v. • Hogan, 'first golfer to win the award, will receive a jeweled belt worth $10,000. Tb c award is made after a nationwide poll of sports writers arid broadcasters. Hogan received 51 first - place votes compared U> 21 for Roy Catti- pane'lla, Brooklyn Dodger catcher and the National League's most valuable player, and Ted Williams, who batted .407 for the Boston Red Sox after returning from service with the Marine Air Corps in Korea. • : , • • ' , Hunting Stories LANSING, Mich, Jan. 12 -(W- The state conservation department said Lewis Michelson o£ Houghton Lake, Mich., set a record for the recently ended grouse season when 'he bagged three .-fljriiig grouse with one shot. The birds fell-together with barely a yard separating them. NORTH POMFRET, N. H., Jan. 12 --up)— Ralph Kenyon of \yest Hartferd Is convinced you can't buck a buck. He's got aches to prove so. • Kcnypn and companions were following a pack of deer when one of them—a big buck—veered off in another direction, only to become the target of another hunting parr ty. - ; ' ••'••' The bullets missed and the buck made another track. A member of Kenyon's group told him to head off the animal. , Kenyon raced to where he thought his "prey" went. He was wrong. The buck ran *ma«k .into him. •••'. '.'•'.'•' As Kenyon lay on the ground, the.deer was breaking speed records. .. " " • ONI ot the standouts in the Nationaf A II-S tar bowling championships In Chicago January 15-24 is Doris Porter, Southern California Ladies' match champ, Deer Park Cagers Play Dickinson Five Tuesday Deer Park cagers play a Dickinson five at s p.m. Tuesday in a district game that may be a real test for the. Deer. Deer Park Cage Coach Red Hendrix said Monday afternoon, "All I can say is I'm going to put five boys out there." The "B" game will be played at •6:45 p.nv '•''.. The distaff side of the family is the female side, so .called he- cause women. once spun thread 'from the flax on. the distaff. Small Chance For Change In Grid Substitution Rule SARASOTA, ,Fla,, Jan. '12—UP— The : football rules committee of the National Collegiate .Athletic, Association holds a single meeting Monday with little chance of any modification resulting in the much discussed limited, substitution rule. The 10 committee members present Monday, along with a, dozen other college football reoresehta- tives, heard 31 proposals,to change the regulations governing college football but then turned over the entire study to a sub-committee for deliberation and action later. The .meetings, which are scheduled to close out with a single session Wednesday, are closed to-the public, and H. 0. (Fritz). Crisler, of Michigan, committee chairman declined to discuss what, changes were proposed for the limited substitution rule at a press conference following Monday's two meetings. . Ther e is a strong likelihood .that a proposal dealing, with fakfi injuries to stop the clock at a .critical point in a game-will go before the committee iii its meeting. Tuesday. However, several minor'points of discussion were revealed by Crisler, with the proposal to permit a player to leave and, re-enter, the game once each quarter--if ; a coach felt that he had been injured or need: checking leading .the list. : Crisler said that the committee definitely decided to add two new hand signals to clear un : referee's decisions., on,: illegal motion procedure or position. All such infractions are now covered by one .signal. • - ' :..•-.: A proposal that", "the; penalty against, a .'defensive' team after . a try for extra point b e stepped off on the following kickbff rather than at the point of foul was also sent to a sub-committee, but there was ..indication that it had little chance 'Of being accepted. . -. The committee decided to leave to the conference commissioners • the administration of the illegal shift rule, about which there had : been many.' complaints. The members also heard the report of Dr. Floyd Eastwood, made last week at the Football" Coaches. Association meeting at Cincinnati, about 13 boys who had died in 1953 as a direct resuH nrfrVbs.ii '"Merles. Richmond, Havana Join AAA International League NEW YORK, Jan. 12 —UP— Richmond and Havana, Cuba, will be formally admitted .into Vthe. triple-A International L s, a g u e Tuesday at a meeting a',tended by circuit President Frank .'Shaughnessy and ' representatives of the league's eight clubs. A league spokesman said. the. meeting probably would not last .more than an hour and that the, entry of the new franchises 'is considered a mere formality." "It's not likely anything controversial can come up," he said. "There's only one thing on the agenda—admitting' the franchises formally." SEC Has A Team, A Player Kentucky Is Team, Peitit Is Player By BILL FERGUSON ATLANTA, Jan. 12 —UP— They're just now getting down to serious business in the Southeast- era Conference basketball • derby, but it's certain that Kentucky .is the team to .beat, and Louisiana State's Bob 'Pettit is the player to stop. Kentucky, still, burning over a one-year suspension; started out its Southeastern Conference campaign bv murdering Georgia Tech 105 to 53 last Satrday. Coach Adolph Rupp has promised to make it rough for all of his Southeastern competition and the thick of the race for national scoring honors. Pettit hit his highest mark by scoring GO points against Louisiana College early in the season, but the rules-maker decided his perfor- fnance could riot. go into the record books because .Louisiana ... College was not "major competition." So the big Louisiana State star retaliated Saturday! night bv scoring, 57 points against Georgia to: break his own conference record and nost a national high for the season. ordsr his words rin Kentucky, the nations top-rated team, has won nine straight so far this season and the boys from the Blue Grass state haven't been topped in their past Hi games at The main ingredients .for success at Kentucky include Cliff Hagan, a veteran six-foot four center J who is averaging better than 25 points a game- Lou , Tsioropoulos, a six- foot five forward who often presses Hagan for scoring honors;' and Frank Ramsey. the< senior guard that many consider the "backbone". of the team. ' " ' f tal- ' !°an UP-Gene sheets, a 21-year-old first baseman wno made ^ jump frOm co u ege , tfae aass A Western League last ear nas been bought by the chicago fo^g Sox . sheels b ' atted _ 360 at the university of Oklahoma ]ast season and then completed the summer with Colorado Springs wne r e he hit .239 in 84 games. Ddsp/r/fo Benched For Rough Riding CORAL GABLES, Fla.. Jan. 12 —UP—Tony Despirito, the nation's leading jockey in 1952 with 390'Win- ners, starts a 20 day suspension for rough riding tactics. Thursday. Despirito, Tropical Park's second leading winner behind apprentice Johnny Rolz, was accused of veering in while. aboard 'Little Coleen in the fourth race last Saturday. The little filly .won .the.sprint but was disqualified and placed fourth. 'The .suspensions runs through and including Feb. 5. Oddly enough, Charlie O'Brien also was set down by. {the Stewarts for the same infraction when he rode-Little .Coleen in her last start. O'Brien was suspended for 16 days. Chandler Hade World Tournament President CHICAGO, Jan. -12 —UP—Former baseball Commissioner A. ' B(Happy) Chandler, 'next-Monday will sign a contract as president of the .International Baseball Congress calling for the 1955-world nonr professional ^baseball tourney in: Milwaukee's County Stadium. Teams participating will be. from North "and South .America, Asia and Europe and each contestant will be eliminated :by two defeats. Cedar Bayou Meets Hull Cage Quintet ' Cedrai Bayou meets Hull at Hull Tuesday night in a non-district game. The "B" game will be played at 6 p.m.; girls' game at 7 p.m. and "A" game at 8 p.m. So far this season, Cedar Bayou has won six games and lost four, according to Basketball Coach Cotton Watkins. The farming area of Sweden is only about io per 'cent of the total area., SUM-TEX 4—Package Stores—4 HILL & HILL YELLOW LABEL, BLEND 5th $149 '3 A t| I STORES TO SERVE YOU 1—130J. Main. 2—508 W. Main. 3 — 13 N. 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