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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 3

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Hope M Star Three Teams Game Aways NK(WQSTtt,*MMIrl*iM •••IraflMll SPORTS Rice Owls Blasted by Porkers FAYETfEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' Razorbacks jumped out to an early 6-0 lead and were never headed as they defeated Wee 78-65 here Saturday, the victory evened Arkansas' Southwest Conference record at 6-6 and kept altve the Porkers' flickering title changes. Texas leads the SWC with a 8-4 record with two games to go. Arkansas held a 20-10 lead over Rice midway through the first half and led the Owls 43-32 at the half. Rice cut the advantage to 53-19 about midway through the second half but Arkansas outscored the Owls 14-4 in the next five minutes. Sophomore Robert McKenzie led Arkansas with 21 points, Gary Stephens ted 16 and Benton Cone and Jamos Eld ridge contributed 14 each. Eldrldge's points gave him 360 for the season—a record for an Arkansas sophomore. RICE Miller Rule Hand Williams Howard Slurr Stockton Wend el Hubenak ; Totals Arkansas McKenzie Stephens Eldrldge Tanneberger Cone Vint Kimbrell [ Totals Rice Arkansas G 3 2 0 4 1 0 2 5 5 22 G 6 6 6 2 7 1 1 29 32 43 F 4-6 0-0 2-2 5-6 2-4 4-4 1-1 0-1 3-4 21-28 F 9-10 4-7 2-3 3-4 0-1 2-2 0-0 20-27 33-65 35-78 T 10 4 2 13 4 4 5 10 3 65 T 2 16 14 7 14 4 2 78 Fouled out - Rice, Miller. Arkansas, Tanneberger, Stephens. ; Total fouls-Rice 18, Arkansas 20 ; Attendance—3,500. Willis and Cozzte Give Knitks Third By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS : Willis took and Cazzie gave, and the New York Knickerbock- $rs had a firm hold today on third place in the National Basketball Association's Eastern Division. j Willis Reed took down 26 rebounds for New York and Cazzie Russell gave the Knlcks 38 points as they beat Detroit 124- U5 Sunday, increasing their lead over third place Cincinnati and Baltimore to five games. Detroit is last, S'/a more games back of New York. In other NBA action Sunday, Eastern leader Philadelphia outlasted St. Louis, first in the West, 126-119 and Los Angeles trounced San Diego 127-112. Indiana topped Kentucky 10093, Minnesota beat New Jersey 92-83, Anaheim nipped Houston 114-109 and Oakland defeated Dallas 115-105 in the American Basketball Association. Detroit was leading 61-56 early in the third quarter. Then, with Reed grabbing eight rebounds and Russell pouring in 15 points, the Knlcks moved to an 89-82 lead. Detroit could not get closer than three points thereafter. Reed added 20 points for New York. Jimmy Walker and Happy Hairston scored 23 each for the Pistons, whose coach, Donnis Butcher, was ejected for the fifth UttiR this season. Wilt Chamberlain and Hal Greer helped Philadelphia clinch its victory by combining for 24 last-period points. Greer finished with 32 points and Chamberlain 31. Joe Caldwell scored 24 and Paul Silas 23 for St. Louts. Los Angeles went into Its game without guard Jerry West, who has a groin Injury, but El« gin Baylor didn't give San Diego any time to rejoice, The Laker veteran hit 16 of 23 field goal aU tempts, including eight in a row, for 41 points and pulled down 20 rebounds, Don Kojis scored 30 points for San Diego. Saturday, New York downed Chicago 109-101, Boston edged Seattle 141-137, Baltimore defeated Detroit 140-132 and San Francisco drubbed Cincinnati 127-114. Chaparrals Stiff led by Jim Hadnot By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dallas had some Ideas of gaining ground, but the big hook of Jim Hadnot stifled the Chaparrals plans. Hadnot tossed in a career- high 41 points— mostly on left- handed hook shots—and the 6- foot-10 center led the Oakland Oaks to a 115-105 victory over Dallas In the American Basketball Association Sunday night. In other ABA action, Indiana tripped Kentucky 100-93, Ana- helm nipped Houston 114-109 and Minnesota topped New Jersey 92-83. Saturday night, in the only game scheduled, Denver blew a 23-point third quarter lead, but managed to edge Now Jersey 110-108. In Sunday's National Basketball Association contests, New York dropped Detroit 124-115, Philadelphia slipped by St. Louis 126-119, and Los Angeles defeated SanDiego 127-112. Hadnot spoiled Dallas' opportunity .for v moving^ in i ;pn j idle. Western. Division* ?jelder ^NiwT Orleans. The loss kept the 'Chaparrals 3'A games behind the Bucs. It also left them only four percentage points ahead of third-place Denver. Clncy Powell and John Beasley each had 24 points for Dallas. Anaheim snapped a six-game losing streak, but needed two free" throws by Les Selvage with 29 seconds left, sending the Amlgos to a 112-109 lead and victory. Houston, down by 13 points, had closed to 110-109 with 39 seconds remaining behind Willie Somerset, who finished with 32 points. Steve Kramer had 23 points and Ben Warley 21 for Anaheim. Trailing 59-55, Indiana outscored Kentucky 16-2 in a third quarter spurt to take a 71-61 edge. The Colonels got within 97-93 with 37 seconds left but Jim Rayl and Fred Lewis hit two free throws apiece to ice the victory, Roger Brown led Indiana with 22 points, Louie Dampier had 23 for Kentucky. Mel Daniels and Gary Keller tossed in 21 points each and Ron Perry added 20, pacing Minnesota over New Jersey. Minnesota led 45-42 at the half and went in front to stay 67-65 on Terry Kunze's basket in the third period, Bob Lloyd and Stu Johnson each had 18 points for the Amer* icans, From Bids By BOB GREEN Associated Press Sports Writer Louisville and Bowling Green are ln ( Kentucky can make it to* night and New Mexico and We* ber State ar» just one game away from berths In the NCAA basketball championship tour* ney» Meanwhile, Dayton, Villanova and Long Island, their hopes very much alive, still wait for bids to the National Invitation Tournament as the college bas* ketball season enters the home stretch* And Houston, No« 1 In the na* tlon and a stretch runner If there ever was one, warmed tip for the NCAA with a record 158» 81 rout of Valparaiso Saturday, The unbeaten Cougars plan to make Hardin Simmons their 26th victim of the season to* nighti UCLA, No. 2 and leading the Paclflc-8, also Is In action tonight, at home against Washing* ton State, But the big one Is In Lexington, Ky., where the Wild* cats will try to nail down their 23rd Southeastern Conference title under Coach Adolph Rupp. Kentucky, No. 5 with a 19-4 record, plays Auburn, 12-11, and a victory will wrap It up for the Wildcats. Kentucky clinched at least a tie for the title with a 96*83 decision over Alabama Saturday while Georgia upset ninth-ranked Vanderbllt 91-77 and Auburn edged Tennessee 53-52. New Mexico and Weber State also clinched at least a tie In weekend action, while Louisville, behind the 22 points of Westley Unsold, beat Wichita State 98-88 for the Missouri Valley title, and Bowling Green took the Mid-American Conference title with an 84-63 triumph over Ohio University. But the biggest noise was made by a team already assured of an NCAA berth—the Houston Cougars. Elvin Hayes tossed In 62 points in the rout of Valparaiso as the Cougars set two records. Their 158 points was the most in a major collegt game, as was their 74 field goals. St. Bonaventure, ranked No. 4 and already In the NCAA, also remained unbeaten, whipping Niagara,, 97-84 v in,:,a Sijfwtyy^ B4RT ST4RJJ, Ureeu #«>• fjuyrterbiM-fc, is ust-d Jo run»jog things to Jb,e suaw .and £«W—whether it be tlxf of pjisp or $ sftQ»'lu«J?ile. ners with 30 points while high- scoring Calvin Murphy of Niagara was limited to 24. Duquesne whipped Fairfield 90-67 In another Sunday affair. New Mexico, No. ,7, clinched ut least a share of the Western Athletic Conference title by beating Arizona State 105-83 while Utah was suffering a 93-90 upset by Brlgham Young. Weber State beat Idaho State 108-73 for at least a tie in the Big Sky. The Atlantic Coast, Southern and Mid-Atlantic Conferences will determined their NCAA representatives by tournaments. Third-ranked North Carolina tops the ACC with a 12-0 conference record after beating Virginia 92-74. No. 8 Duke is next, 9-3 in the league after a 56-50 upset by South Carolina. Davidson tops the Southern Conference, 19-4 overall. Marquette, No. 10, nipped St. John's, N.Y., 57-56 in a battle of two teams already in the NCAA, while tourney-bound Florida State and Boston College also won. Florida State took Georgia Tech 72-67 and Boston College beat Syracuse 97-74. Dayton crushed Canislus 8264, Villanova whipped LaSalle 64-56 and unbeaten Lon Island, the No, 1 small college team, took Connecticut 64-47 to keep alive Us hopes for an NIT bid, Selling Had Surprise for Maple Leafs By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rod Selling had a little sur* prise for the Toronto Mapje Leafs. And for himself, Selling unloaded a 60-foot slap shot midway through the third period Sunday that gave the New York Rangers the lead and sent them on the way to a 3*1 victory over the Maple Leafs. It was a Jong, low shot that tipped off goalie Bruce Gamble's glove. "W;js 1 surprised to see it go in?" said Selling. "Yes, surprised and glad." The victory boosted the Ringers to within one point of the Chicago Black Hawfcs, who are in second place in the National Hockey League's Ea.st Division. It also boosted New York's Sunday unbeaten string to 15. to other NH^ fction Sunday^ Pittsburgh topped Philadelphia ?-l, Oakland and Minnesota tied 3-3 and Los Angeles took St. Louis 4-2. Saturday's College Basketball KiHi " JJUTI »JL t fluffi f^itft J"r uBLfftlhi: HitTI^^-titt^ MW TM It A wVf W I n TIP II IjU POD ay I no AOOLJulA I &LJ rttCffiro East Cdfefnbla 87, Yale 61 Dartmouth $% Princeton 66 Bfown §6, cornel! 61 Harvard 69, Penn 67 Long Island U. 64, Connecticut Fordham 73, fbna 62 Marquette 57, St. John's, N.Y. 56 Lehigh 75, Bucknell 67 Buffalo 76, Colgate 73 Wagner 107, Hartwick 84 VlllanoVa 64, La Salle 5§ Rutgers 82. Lafayette 78 Army 66, Navy 44 Holy Cross 64, Providence 62 Rhode Island 89, Army 66, Navy 44 Holy Cross 64, Providence <>2 Rhode Island 89, Vermont 76 Penn State 77, Pitt 68 Massachusetts 74, Maine 66, (overtime) South North Carolina 92, Virginia 74 South Carolina 56, Duke 50 Mississippi State 71, Florida 67 West Virginia 90, George Washington 72 Florida State 72, Georgia Tech 67 Wake Forest 72, No. Carolina State 66 Arkansas 78, Rice 65 Georgia 91, Vanderbilt 77 Davidson 76, Tulane 68 Auburn 53, Tennessee 52 Louisville 98, Wichita 88 Mississippi 87, Louisiana State 85 East Carolina 79, VMI 68 Kentucky 96, Albama 83 Southwestern Lousiana 113, Southeastern Louisiana 85 Kentucky Wesleyan 102, Southeast Missouri 73 Maryland 81, Clemson 68 Midwest Southern Illinois 61, Evans- vllle 52 Illinois 62, Northwestern 61 Purdue 93, Ohio State 72 Iowa 78, Indiana 70 Michigan State 87, Wisconsin 77 Cincinnati 88, Drake 74 Michigan 105, Minnesota 92 Kansas State 64, Kansas 61, overtime South Dakota State 86, So. Dkota 74 Oklahoma 56, Oklahoma St. 53 North Dakota 83, North Dakota State 71 Southwest Houston 158, Valparaiso 81 Texas Christian 85, Texas A&- a^TakaJB Lutheran 70, St. Ed't _sl _^_ i i»iL' • .. *- A New Mexico 105, Arizona St< 83 .!' Arkansas State 101, Trinity, Tex., 91 Pan American 99, Midwestern Tex., 85 West Texas State 65, Texas-El Paso 63 Texas- Arlington 98, Lamar Tech 86 Texas Tech 65, Baylor 63 Texas 83, Southern Methodist 72 West UCLA 84, Washington 67 Brigham Young 93, Utah 90 , Southern California 73, Washington State 58 Colorado 75, Nebraska 73 Wyoming 79, Arizona 69 Weber State 108, Idaho State 73 California 71, Oregon State 58 Stanford 83, Oregon 75 Montana 75, Idaho 66 Colorado State U, 75, Air Force 64 San Francisco State 67, Nevada 63 Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NBA Eastern Dvision W. L, Pet, G.B, Phil. 51 17 .750 Boston 45 22 .672 5V 2 New York 36 33 ,582 15>/ 2 Baltimore 31 38 ,449 20>/ 2 Cincinnati 31 38 ,449 20>/ ? Detroit 30 39 ,435 21 Western Dvision St, Louis 48 33 ,676 Los Angeles 40 27 ,597 6 San Fran, 41 §9 ,586 % Chicago 24 44 ,353 Seattle 20 48 ,294 15 54 ,217 32 ,632 ,485 \$, z ,470 13V? State Cage Tourneys Get Started basketball talent will be oft display during the next two weeks at T. H, Barton Coliseum*-site of (he high school state tournaments, The Class A and Class B state tournaments get under way this afternoon. The AA and AAA teams invade Little Rock next week. Green Forest will defend Its title In Class A but the most- talked about team in the classification is Magnolia Columbia, a Negro school with aft impressive 34*1 record, Taylor, the defending champion In Class B, failed to capture Us area title so there will be a new champion In that classification. The prime candidates are Greenbrier and Turrell, both ranked among the Associated Press' top ten high school teams. Greenbrier has lost only to Class AAA Little Rock Central and sports a 334 record. Turrell, 35-0, Is the only unbeaten high school team In the state. Here are the pairings: Class A Monday: Green Forest vs, Gosnell, 12:30; Euiora East vs. Hot Springs Lakeside, 3:30, afri BtinKley vs. Lavaea, 8, Tuesday: Magnolia Columbia vs, Settfefon, i2$30j §t, Ante's vs. McOehee, 3:30, and Manila v§» Mulberry, 8, Wednesday! Atthetmer Martin vs, Mena, 2; Marlon Phettt vs. Lonoke, 6$30 and quarterfinal game at 9:30, Class B Mondays Cotter vs. Grubbs, 2; Star City Lincoln vs. Lynn, 6:30, and Kirby Vs. Prattsville, 9s3d. Tuesday: fur rell vs. Sulphur Rock, 2; Pyalt vs. St. Charles, 6:30, and Prairie Grove Vs. Casa, 9:30. SOLUNAR TABUS By RICHARD ALDEN KNIGHT The schedule of Solunar Periods, as printed below, has been taken from Richard Aldett Knight's SOLUNAR TABLES. Plan your days so that you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during these times, if you wpsh to find the best sport that each day has to offer, The Major Periods are shown in boldface type. These be, gl.i at the times shown and last for an hour and a half or two hours thereafter, the Minor Periods, shown In regular type, are of somewhat shorter duration, Use Central Standard time. A.M. P.M. Minor MAJOR Minor MAJOR Bobcats Jnable to Break Jinx By RALPH ROUT ON Star Sportswriter Just unable to break the visitor's usual jinx tn 4*AA,theHope Bobcats wefe nipped at the enrf 66*63 at the hands Of the f ex- arkana Washington Lions last Saturday night at Texftrkana, But half of the night was a sue* Date Feb. 26 27 28 29 Mar. 1 2 3 Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 6105 6:30 6:55 7:15 7:40 8:00 8:25 10:00 10:55 11:45 12:05 12:40 1:15 1:50 Minor 3:55 5:00 5:55 7:00 8:15 9:15 10:20 10:25 11:15 12:20 1:00 1:35 2:15 , ftfl cess, fcr (M ifepe."?' Lttajfe wrapped «p ttosb? s^ase-ft wilft a 67*49 sftellaekifig df 016 fex* arkana wtshuigtott "6" team, the loss ended the f efutef sei- son for the Bobcats wiffi a 4-ft) mark in conference pity, good for a tie for fourth place in 4*AA west* Now this week brlfigs the district tournament at Southern State College in Magnolia, which will determine the conference's four representatives to state tournament* Should Hope win their ftrsttwo games, they would be ifl, with the places deciding bracket positions in Little Rock next week. And the Bobcats have a good pair* ing in the first round of the 16* team bracket of district, taking on the Camden Panthers of 4* AA's Eastern side, Should Hope take that one, the Cats would face a determined Falrview Cardinal team in the quarterfinals, the bracket pairings and times for tourney games will be listed when announced by the Arkansas Athletic Association or Region 4*AA, probably by tomorrow, Two More Join Athletic Union By THh AiSCClATED PRESS FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Malawi and Nauru received affiliated membership into the International Amateur Athletic Federation Sunday. Athletic associations of 140 countries are members of the IAAF. ABA Eastern Division W. L, Pet, G.B. Pittsburgh 44 21 ,677 Minnesota 43 ?5 ,632 2V ? Indiana 33 35 New Jersey 31 35 Kentucky 27 37 , Western Division New Orleans 40 25 ,615 27 Pallas Denver Houston 35 37 ?4 2? Anaheim §9 42 39 43 Saturday's Denver UO, New Jersey 108 Sunday's Results Anaheim 114, Houston 109 Oakland 115, Dallas 105 Indiana iOO > Kentucky 93 Minnesota 92, 'New Jersey 83 •podsy's Games Houston at Denver Oakland at Pittsburgh Tuesday's Games Dallas at Anaheim Pontiac awcbda/v tiiA .wioi small on the gives you so much actionosnew YOU could be $25.150, _ , r color TV's; bicycles; A chance to collect some * 1\_ A «•>*-»/-'» I I nower tools; »»*"-" ^'v. ligertun^ 1 * •-« electric shavers; ^^ ware . 5 ee the Esso sign- &^2r s " ng - *^%z$*s? Csso Void where prohibited by law-

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