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Page 4 , X* -^COLLEGE BQi'? | • | Round - Up Tigers Keep Winning NEW YORK (UPI) -Tennessee State's Tigers keep clawing their way higher and higher. The Tigers met the challenge of the United Press International top 10 successfully last week and gained themselves a solid No. 4 ranking this week. • Tennessee State, 10th last week,, stopped eighth-ranked Oral Roberts, 89-85,and followed that with an 85-68 rout of second-ranked Philadelphia Textile to run its record to 6-1 for games played through Sunday, - Ja. 3. Kentucky State maintained its No. 1 ranking in the fifth' weekly . balloting by the 35- member 'UPI Board of Coaches and Southwest Louisiana (9-0) moved up to second.' S. F. Austin took the No. 3 ranking, followed by Tennessee State, Kentucky Wesleyan, Assumption, Philadelphia Textile, Louisiana Tech, Ashland and Oral . Roberts. Five coaches from each of the seven geographical areas of, • the nation comprise the UPI ratings board. Each week they select the top 10 small college teams in the-nation with points awarded on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-£3-M basis on votes from first through 10th. College Standings NEW YORK (UPI)-The United Press International top 20 small college basketball teams with won-lost record and first place votes in parentheses. Team . ' - P oints - 1. Ky. St. (22) (8-0) - 293 Z- S.W. La. (3) (9-0) 229 3. S. F. Austin (9-2) • - 172 4. Tenn. St (1) (6-1) 158 5. Assumption (2) (9-0) 133 . 7. Phila: Tex. (2) (3-2) ,. 81 8. Louisiana Tech (7-1) 71 / 9. Ashland (9-2) .67 10. Oral Roberts (11-3) '63 11. La. St. (NO) (10-0) 44 12. Cent St. (Ohio) (7-1) .23 13. Cheyney St (6-3) V 19 14. Howard Payne (8-4) - 17 15. Puget Sound (8-2) 15 16. (Tie) Capital (7-0) . 12 (Tie) Buff. St. (4-1) 12 18. (Tie) East New Mex. (6-3) -* 11 (Tie) Sam Hous. St (8-5)11 20. (Tie) Cent Wash. (7-1) 10 .(.Tie) Gannon (5-2). •' 10 College Results By United Press International Okla. 115 Arkansas 100 East Caro. 79 Richmond 63 Hofstra 90 Wstchstr St 67 Marquette 78 Lyla (Chi) 63 Minn. 92 Niagara 87 Villanova 94 N.Dak. St 61 Lyla (N.E.) 111 Hawaii |104 Sou. Ala. 74 Pepperdine 68 Prydnce 98 Rmode Is. 92 Furman 84 Davidson 75 Nrthwstrn 74 Australia 71 Trnty Tex. 95 VMT70 Baylor 119 Sul Ross 77 Pan Am. 95 Lamar Tech 93 Ark St 116 S.W. Mo. St 77 Big Man Chones • - • • • i ~. By United Press International Marquette Coach Al McGuire has found the big man for a big season. •' • 1, The big man is sophomore Jim Chones, and'on Tuesday night.he scored 27 points to lead Marquette to a school record-tying 22nd consecutive victory by 78-63 .over' Loyola of Chicago. j "His potential is unreal," McGuire recently said about the 6-11 center. "Offensively, he's very tough. He's probably our best shooter from inside the key. That's the advantage of having a big man. Teams have been cheating on us for years because I never had a center who could shoot" ' \ Chones has shot {Marquette into fourth place in the national rankings with a KM) record and established the Warriors as the possible heir, to UCLA, which has taken the NCAA title six of the last seven years. . j Dean Meminger and Gary Br ell also came through against Loyola, following Chones- in the scoring with 17 and 12 points respectively. The last time the Warriors won 22 straight was in the 1954-55 season, but No. 22 was. easy as they jumped off to a 44-24 halftime lead. On Jan. 12, the Warriors face their biggest hurdlei so fair against No. 10 Notre I Dame, ] and the game might show how far they can go. ' j t in other major action Tuesday night, 12th-rank'^d Villanova beat North Dakota State, 9491, as Clarence Smith scored 21 points, Tom Ingelsby 19, and Trailblazzers Win Again By United Press International One long winning streak Indiana college basketball extended Tuesday night embarrassing Tosing skein 7 ended. The Vincennes Trailblaiers, No. 1 in the nation's junior college ranks, rang up victory No. 18 without a miss, 11 this season, by trouncing Southwestern Michigan, 107-82. THE TIPTON (INDIANA) DAILY TRIBUNE Tipton Jr. High Wins Two WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 6. 1971 Tipton Hosts Wrestling Meet Saturday . !.. • ..I • ! Ball State, which hadn't won since its season opener, stopped its tailspin at, eight games in turning back Dubuque of Iowa, 95-70, behind Jim Regenold's 25 points. - The Cardinals led 41-36 at the half and had four players scoring in double figures. Indiana 1 Central nipped Wabash, 83-82, on Ed Ziegler's fielder with three seconds left to hand veteran coach Angus Nicoson his 400th victory as a college" coach. Indiana, Central marked the event by presenting the popular coach a plaque. Wabash had an early nine- point lead and was in front at the half, 39-35, before the host Greyhounds rallied and took an 11-point lead. Then Wabash rallied and the see-saw struggle continued untii the final horn. - Franklin routed host Rose Poly, 109-69, hitting better than 65 per cent of its shots from the field, and Earlham edged Marian, 91-88, wiping out the losers' 15-point lead in the second half despite Randy Stayley's 33 points for the losers. Huntington cashed in on its 12th win in 14 games, 96-68, over Purdue North-Central. • Indiana Collegiate Conference warfare gets under, way tonight with co-champions Butler and St. Joseph's on the road-; Butler at Evansville and St Joe at Valparaiso. Hank Siemiontkowski 18," but another .unbeaten team, Hawaii, fell to Loyola of New Orleans, ill-104, for its first loss after seven straight victories. - Elsewhere, Minnesota beat Niagara,' 92-87; Northwestern edged the Australian National team, 74-71, Oklahoma defeated Arkansas, 115-100, East Carolina beat Richmond, 79-63, and Furman defeated Davidson, 8475. Tipton Junior High School Gym' -- Tipton Junior High School's seventh and eighth grade basketball teams took two from their Alexandria counterparts here Tuesday night The Imp seventh grade won 34-24 and the Tipton eighth took their battle 46-33. Tim Henry, Greg Henry, Greg Overdorf, Mike Baxter, Joe Phifer, Brian Taylor and Jeff Head scored for the Tipton seventh; to keep their squad ahead at all quarters. David Cummings led Alex. Tipton's: eighth graders had the following in the scoring column Dick Cage, Ressler, Scott, Bath, Fettig, Baxter, Planalp, Sullivan and Baronowski, to lead at all stops. Jerry Closser was tops for the Alex eighth, • Tipton hosts it's own tourney this Saturday, and then travels to Noblesville January 21." Shaw Rookie of Year .By FRED McMANE ' UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI). -Quarterback Dennis Shaw, whose strong passing arm and field leadership made the Buffalo Bills a potent offensive threat for the first time in several seasons, has" been named Rookie of the Year in the American. Football Conference by the United Press International. Shaw, who amassed 2,507 yards through the. air this past season, was named the AFC's top rookie in a balloting of 30 sportswriters, at least two from each AFC city. The Bills' quarterback won in a close race with tight end Ray Chester of the Oakland Raiders. Shaw received 12 votes to nine for Chester, a second team All-Pro selection. Wide, receiver Ronnie/'Shan- klia of Pittsburgh, running-back .Bob Anderson, of Denver"- and linebacker Bob Babich of San Diego each received two \otes, and running-back Norm- Bulaich of Baltimore, defensive back Jake Scott of Miami, corner- back Earlie Thomas of New York, defensive end Tony Cline of Oakland and cornerback Lemar Parrish of Cincinnati got one vote apiece; .Shaw, a graduate of San Diego State, was the last of the 1970 draftees to sign a pro contract and he missed most of the : Bills' preseason training camp. He did not become the team's No. 1 quarterback until •'the;, third game of the regular season, and the 6-foot-3, 198- pound signal-caller was rather surprised to learn that he had been selected as the AFC's top . rookie. "1 missed so much of training camp that I was more set on winning a job with Buffalo than anything Jelse," he said. "It's really amazing that I've come! this far." : . j Shaw's amazing' self-con -j fidence - was his strong suit,; however. | From the moment he: stepped into the huddle in his starting debut against the New; York Jets, the Bills knew they had a leader. "He seemed so humble when he first came to us," said Shaw's favorite target, wide receiver Marlin Briscoe. Foreground - Dave Mahaney with advantage hold on Joe Cage and Steve Foor with hold on Jeff Retherford while Tipton (junior Archie Guffey and Poochie Jr. By Eldon Cage Tribune Sports Editor Tipton High School Gym — The Annual Tipton Invitational Wrestling Tournament will be held this Saturday here in the Tipton Gym watch for rule infractions. Guffey enlisted in the U^. Army and left for the service Wednesday afternoon ^| Tipton varsity wrestlers prac- with eight participating schools including Tiptoni The other se-r ven schools are! Broad Ripple (BR), EI wood! (E), Hamilton Heights (HH), Lebanon (L),Shortridge (S), Western (W), and West Lafayette (WL).! . ABA All-Star Game Jan. 23 ' NEW YORK (UPI) "-Utah and Indiana each placed three players on the West squad named today to compete! against the East . in the American Basketball Associa-. lion Ali-Star game at Green-- sboro, N, C, on Jan. 23. ! , Forward Red Robbins, center. Zelmo Beaty and guard Freeman of Utah were for the West along with forward Bob Netolicky and Donnie picked Roger Coin Flip for NFL Players NEW' YORK (UPI) -After three flips of a coin Tuesday, the only remaining question about the order of choosing in the National Football League's player draft later this month is who will select last. " "~* • The 26th and final pick goes to the winner of the Jan.' 17 Super Bowl game between Baltimore and Dallas. The loser in that game will make the 25th selection. NFL Commissioner Pete Roz- Bulls Withdraw Suit CHICAGO (UPI) - The Chicago Bulls Tuesday withdrew a claim for $600,000 damages against the Seattle Supersonics, but said the protest of the game in which the Sonics defeated the Bulls Dec. 30 would stand. The Bulls' claim was based on the presence of Spencer Haywood on the Sonics bench, which they contended was a contributing factor in the injury of Bulls forward Chet Walker. Because Walker's injury was less serious than originally, believed the claim for damages was dropped. = The Bulls let stand their protest to National Basketball Commissioner Walter Kennedy about the defeat and the Sonics' signing of Haywood, an action which the Bulls declared violated a league rule. Alex Webster Coach of Year WASHINGTON (UPI) - Alex , Webster of the New York Giants was selected Tuesday as Pro Football Coach of the Year by the Washington Touchdown Club. Webster will receive the club's newly created Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Trophy; Saturday. " : el le used his trusty coin Tuesday to break ties for the third, 10th and 21st! picks. Houston won the right to select third, whiie Washington .will choose 10th and Detroit will have the 21st pick. '-Boston, by virtue of having the worst record in! the NFL this past season, will] make the first choice, followed by New Orleans, Houston, Buffalo, Philadelphia, •. New. York J6ts, Atlanta, Pittsburgh] Denver,. Washington, Chicago, Green Bay, San Diego, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Kansas j j City, St. Loiiis, New York Giants, Oakland, Los AngeleS, Detroit, Miami, San Francisco, \ Minnesota, Super Bowl Super Bowl winner. loser and Angels Ticket Increase i ANAHEIM (UPI) -The California AngeljS announced the first •« ticket price j increase Tuesday in their 10-year history. > The baseball club's president Robert Reynolds said, ? to keep pace with the continuing rise of operational costs, we are raising ticket prices moderately in two categories." . j t \ I • Single-gameprices j on) the club. and field levels have been boosted 50 cents to $4.50 for club boxes and to $4.00 !for field boxes. Terrace boxes" ($3.50) reserved seats ,($2.-56). and general admission ($1.50) will be unchanged. j . , Discounts for ladies', senior citizens, s e r v icemen and students remain in effect, said Reynolds who pointed out baseball is the last major sport in Southern California to \ up • prices. '. J • | '-j." ' The Angels open their exhibition schedule March 6 at Palm Springs against the j Chicago Cubs. The season opener is at Anaheim Stadium against Kansas City April y. Brown and center Mel Daniels of Indiana, Selections were made by sportswriters' and sportscasters from each of. the league cities and announced by ABA Commissioner Jack Dolph. Also named to the! squad were forward Wendell Ladner of Memphis and guards Steve Jones of Memphis, | Larry Cannon of Denver and Glen Combs of Texas. j Two more players will be selected next week to round out the 12-member squad which will be coached by Bill Sharraan of Utah. Nelson Knee Surgery CLEVELAND (UPI) - Cleveland Browns quarterback Bill Nelsen^wiU undergo a third operation on his fragile knees, and club owner Art Modell said he considers it a good omen. Dr. Donald H. O'Donoghue, an Oklahoma orthopedic surgeon, recommended the correc- . live surgery after examining Nelsen. "If Dr. O'Donoghue had said nothing could be done then it would be a gloomy report," Modell said. "But he gave no indication that Bill's career is finished by any means." , Nelsen's knees have' undergone two operations already and the 29-year-old quarterback hobbled through the. 1970 season with both cartileges missing. He bad been in intense pain since being tackled Sept 27 during the San. Francisco game. Former athlete-patients. of O'Donoghue's include Frank Ryan, Paul Warfield and Frank Parker.. TO DEFEND TITLE LOS ANGELES (UPI) - World lightweight boxing champion Ken Buchanan of Scotland will defend his title Feb. 12 against former tiUeholder Mando Ramos in a 15-round match at the Sports Arena! NFL PL YWE WASHINGTON (UPI) -New = York Giant quarterback Fran Tarkenton was named National Football League Pplayer of the Year Tuesday by the Washington Touchdown Club. r\ r\ r\ VALUABLE COUPON HH Draws Winchester Hamilton - Heights Huskies drew Winchester in the 12:30 p.m. game Saturday in the Winchester Invitational Basketball Tourney. Rockyille and Muncie North will tahgla in the second afternoon game immediately following the opener.'- .' j- .•' The two afternoon winners will play for'the championship Saturday night. For ticket .'information fans should contact the Hamilton Heights Athletic Department. ticing breaking the advantage hold preparatory to the Tipton Invitational Wrestling Meet at the Tipton gym Saturday morning and afternoon. (Staff Photo by Eldon Cage) Weigh-ins will start at 8 a.m. Saturday with warmups from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. First session rounds 1 and 2are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, then lunch in the school cafeteria will be served until 1 p.m. From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. the consolation and championship rounds will be held. Trophies, medals and ribbons will be awarded following the matches. Scoring will be done on the National Intercollegiate Wrestling Guide point system, by referees Marvin Campbell, Terry Hitchcock and Steve Hodse. Seeding' of wrestlers will be done by three impartial wrestling, coaches and positions will, be determined by ' • information sheets. The public is. urged to attend these grappling matches Saturday on an admission of 50 cents per session.- Sport's Parade By MILTON RICHMAN .UPISports Writer • NEW YORK (UPI) -If you follow basketball. even casually the name. should be a little familiar to you. Wilt Chamberlain. ' Ring a bell? . He did' Tuesday night in Omaha when he became only the second player in all professional basketball-history ever to accumulate 20,000 rebounds (Bili Russell was the first) ; but until this, latest milestone of his a lot of people seemed' ;to forget'Chamberlain was still around. Maybe that's because they figured; he was ah through .particularly since he played < only 12 games last • season following knee surgery.. If that was what they figured then they must have been reading Chamberlain's mail because he figured pretty much the; same thing himself. For a "while anyway. • -•'•"I really felt when I incurred the. injury it might be the end of my\ career,"-says the Los Angeles Lakers' celebrated 34- year-old center. "The kind of injury i it was I .mean. I've always -had arthritis in both my knees and what we call patella tendonitis which most of the jumpers have. In this game of basketball we always have trouble' with that part of the knee structure." j Knee Feels Fine '_' Wilt .Chamberlain's knee feels fine 'now. That's the right one, the one the doctors operated on Nov. h\ 1969.. You can tell the knee is okay again because Chamberlain leads the league in rebounds with a 19.3 average and he's even hitting better from the foul line where he always had trouble before. He likes the idea of flicking the ball from a foot or - fobt-and-a-a-half behind the.line. "I'm] much more relaxed there because the 15-foot line is a little close' for me," he says. "I'm Jable to get much more extension •'-and a better shot from behind the line. It was my own idea. I've been trying so many (things, this was just one more I tried." . • • > Frequently during hs 12 years In the, NBA Chamberlain has been accused of,not working bard enough because he had so much natural talent. He worked on strengthening his knee though. How? By playing volley ball on the beach. "It definitely improved my mobility/' he claims. "Volley ball is a vigorous game and there's a lotta lateral movement in it.' The sand' was another factor. Working in it certainly helped. My knee got stronger and stronger." Bad knee and all Chamberlain participated in the playoffs -against the New York Knicks and did a fine job. last May even though the Lakers lost. In the sixth game, which the Lakers won, 135-113, Wilt scored 45 points and grabbed 27 rebounds. ' This time around though Milwaukee eventually will give the Lakecs the most trouble. Chamberlain feels. The Team to Beat "Miiwaukee is truly the team to beat because they've got it all right now," he says. "I'm not short-changing the Knicks; I think . they have a great basketball team but I also think Milwaukee can match up better against us." , . Only Jerry West among the Lakers with his 28.2 scoring average (fourth best in the league) has been more productive for Los Angeles so far this season* than Chamberlain, and nobody, outside maybe his wife, appreciates Jerry West more than Wilt Chamberlain does.. ' "His offense 4s so great that people sometimes overlook the other things he does for his team," Chamberlain says. "By his mere presence he creates so many mismatches. He has such quick hands that he is always a threat to steal the ball. I don't think Jerry is as great on one- on-one. You know where he has to guard a guy one-on-one. Like maybe Howard Komives. But • what Jerry is able to do is play his man tough enough and then when the man passes off, he's able to anticipate that pass and steal the ball as quick as anyone in the league. He's just a good all-around basketball player and I don't think there's anyone better." Your program lists 7-foot-l W i 11 • Chamberlain at 275 pounds. He's a lot closer to 290. He's also listed as 34 years old. Lately, though, he has started sounding a lot older. Smarter, too.

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