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UCLA, San Francisco clash in NCAA final CORVALLIS. Ore. (UPD- Ifs UCLA's brilUant fast-break attack against the University of San Francisco's slow-moving giants in tonight's finals of the Wsstem Regional NCAA basketball toumafflent The nationally top-ranked Bruins had to go all out to dow-n upset-minded Seattle, 93-90, Fri day night in a wild second round battle after University of San Francisco had dumped Utah State, 64-58, in a strange game tthich saw three Aggies contribute all their team's points. In both games, it was the un helralded players who made the difference. Although AU-Amcrica guard Walt Hazzard hit 26 points to lead the nationally to-ranked UCLA team to its 27th straight win without a loss, coach Johnny Wooden said after the game that "it was not one of Hazzard's best games." Credits Slaughter Wooden pointed out that frequent turn-overs by Uazzard helped Seattle stay in the game and said that stout defensive play by center Fred Slaughter and the . Bruins unsung man, Keith Erickson, had turned out to be the difference. A crowd of 9,661 saw UCLA move out to a 14-5 count over the befuddled Chiefs, upset winners over Oregon State earlier this week. It was 48-39 at the half. The Chiefs roared back with the big front liners of John Tresvant and L. J. Wheeler leading the way against the shorter Bruins. It was 75-75 Seattle with 7:40 to go, but it was also the Bruins turn to fight back. Gail Goodrich, AU-Coast running mate to Hazzard, hit the key points that put UCAL out in front to say. Jack Hirsch had 21 for UCLA, Goodrich 19 and Slaughter 13, . while Tresvant and Wheeler each wound up Hith 20 for the Chiefs. Not Much Life After the game. Wooden, UPI's coach of the year, said his team "did not have much life. We just got two or three baskets at the right lime." He caUed Seattle "one of the quickest, if not the quickest team we've played all year. They have a lot of good strong jumpers and handled our defense pretty well." Seattle coach Bob Boyd called UCLA "the finest team we played all year. They play as a unit." But he added that he felt "the kids thought UCLA fif(h|'was unbeatable" and therefore were too tense at the beginning. By the time the Chiefs relaxed, it was too late. The UCLA-US fame will be a classic test of speed vs. defense. The Don's win Friday night was their 19th in a row and USF has an over-all 23-4 mark Coach Pete Peletta credited two sophs for the victory and said he was proud of their performance under the greatest pressure that college basketball has to offer. Erwin Mueller held the great Wayne Estes of UUh State to 21 points. He had 38 Arizona State in first-round action. Joe Ellis, a 6-foot-6 inch soph guard who already has the prns looking, had 15 points and al ways seemed to be there when the Dons needed him. Slow Moving Ollie Johnson, the pons bread- and-butter scorer, meshed 26 to lead USF, which sneaked off to a 29-25 half-time lead in a sIoW' moving first half and then rolled to victory when Utah State tried a looser attack in the second half. Big center Troy Collier had 22 for the Aggies. Seattle (21-6) takes on Utah State (21-7) in consolation action tonight at 7. The Dons, whose starting lineup averages 6 loot 6. go against the Bruins, who have no starter over 6 foot 5, in a 9 p.m. televised battled that will decide who is the west's best cage quintet. The winaer goes on to the National Tournament at Kansas City next week. Clay rejects Muslims rifle club proposal CHICAGO (UPI) - Heavy weight champion Cassius Clay, proclaiming himself "a prophet, like Moses," met today with Black Muslim leader Elijah Muhammad (Poole) "to learn from my teacher." Clay, who claims he has been Muslim for more than four years, apparently has broken with Malcolm X, the former No. 2 man of the Bluslim move ment who has begun organizing a politically oriented Negro na tionalist movement. Clay said during an airport news conference after arrival here Friday night that he opposes Malcolm X's suggestion that Negroes organize "rifle clubs" and begin to "fight back in self defense." Clay said, "I'm against that There are too many rifles There are too many airplanes. I hate nobody. Hate is ignorance. I don't believe in vio lence." Clay carried a thick wooden cane, carved like a totem pole. "It's the kind of cane that Moses carried. I'm a prophet like Moses. My predictions come true," he said. Clay said his Muslim name is Muhammad Ali" and I'm Golf has no bugaboos for businesslike Tony Lema .NEW YOBK - (NEA) Without a golf club in his hands, Tony Lema is just like any. other young man self- marked for success in a highly competitive business. His maimer is as sincere as the silk necktie under his button-down collar. He has the poise and assurance of a junior executive married to the boss' daughter. Add to that the indefinable quality known as color and you have a good picture of the man many believe will begin to dominate professional golf any minute now. To the 30-ycar-oId CaUfomian golf has no bugaboos, no haunting mental blocks. It is a straightforward business with no other occupation. "All golfers have slumps," said I-ema, discussing one of the perennial bugaboos between personal appearances at the In- ternation Golf Show at the New York CoUseum. "There's nothing mysterious about them. They come from fatigue—physical or mental or both. Sometimes they hit \rithout warning, but I usually can feel them coming." Tony's cure for the ailment is simple. "I stop plaj-ing for a week, he said. "If I feel real tired mentally, I don't even think about golf. After the rest period I practice for a week, going right back to the basics. By the time I finish reviewing the fundamentals, my game is straightened out" I«ma fears no particular shot, "You can't let any of them scare you." and he has no favorite, "except a two-inch putt." One of the longest drivers in TONV LEMA "Back to the basics" the game, Lema is paradoxically opposed to the current trend of lengthening courses. "Any course over 6.800 yards destroys finesse," he said. "How can you get any finesse on a two-iron shot that you have to hit all-out to reach the green? You can't even place wood shots properly on a hole that takes two full ones to reach the green. A lot of-the par 5s are so long you're lucky to get a birdie. My idea of a good par 5 is one that offers! a fighting chance of scoring an eagle. "Even the par 3 holes are too long," Lema continued "There shouldn't be more than one in every 18 holes that requires a w 0 0 d from the tee, 'The ideal course would have that one and three others that called for a long, medium and short iron from the tee, respec tively. That would give the golfer a chance to show skill. Right now Lema doesn't thmk he is at the top of his form, but he believes he will be for the Masters at Augusta April 9-12. I'm practically in one of my resting periods now," he said, "but I'll work up to a peak by playmg in the Doral Open (Miami. Fla., March 19-22) and the Lima, Peru, Open." Lema was bom in Oakland and was first bitten by the golf bug as a caddie. He was a high school and industrial league baseball player in the San Francisco Bay area. After _ hitch with the Marines in Korea he was assistant professional at the San Francisco Golf Club for 13 months. After knocking about here and there, he started on the pro tour in 1957. For a long while Lema was knou-n as an in-and-outer who maybe didn't take the game too seriously, but since his marriage to an airline hostess named Betty last May no one has had occasion to say this. His trade mark is buying champagne for writers covering tournaments ho wins. He signed a contract with one of the leading French bottlers whereby he gets the stuff for nothing. That's the kind of businessman Tony Lema is — on and off the golf course. true follower of Elijah Muhammad. I face East five times a day." He wore a red and white Muslim pin in his lapel. "You reporters make more of, a fuss and are more concerned over a righteous, clean living person like me, but you don't do anything about (ex-heavyweight champion Sonny) Liston, with the type of life he's had," Clay said. Of his own career, he said, "I'm king of them all. It's impossible for anybody to beat me. I'm impossible to hit." But he said he is considering retirement. "I don't know what I'll do. God's got me picked for something." Pole Adios fops Santo Anifa field TIZZY ARCADU (UPI)-Pole Adios, winner of three races last fall at Hollywood Park, today headed a field of eight in the featured $6,000 Elks Pace on the first Saturday program the Western Harness Racing A-; [sociation at Santa Anita. Most of the swiftest pacers on the grounds, including Stormy Dream, Shadydale Monitor, Leader Pick, Federalist, Queen' Mohican and Peachadon were entered in the mile feature. Chief Pitot raced to his fourth wh in six starts this year Friday when he won the Arcadia Pace by a length and a quarter as Uie second choice in the wagering. Jay Russell drove the winner who was limed in 2:06 1-5 over a drying out track and returned S8.20 to win. Exhibition games get under way Lakers will try to make it two in a row Seals fans may be out with heart attacks By United Press International The San Francisco Seals may reach the Western Hockey League playoffs yet, but by that time their fans will all be sidelined with heart attacks. The Seals played Friday night j lead with a goal at the six-minute mark of the second stanza. Los Angeles grabbed a 2-0 lead on goals by Gordon Haworth and Stan Maxwell and from then on it was a defensive battle. Bob McCusker at SeatUe, where they had notlff""^^ for Vancouver and won an game all year. So San ^^^^ ^' one for Los Francisco came through with a '^Seles. 6-2 decision over the Totems to , Angeles also is a bit con move sUghtly ahead in their i'"^^ "> with Port battle with Seattle for the one 3\-ailable playoff spot. It's hard to tell just which team is ahead. San Francisco has 63 points with three games to play and Seattle has 60 with five games to go. Denver, Los Angeles and Portland have nailed down the other three playoff spots. Los Angeles Friday night out skated last-place Vancouver. 3-1. to move into undisputed possession of second place. The Seals scored after 1:11 of the game at Seattle and went on to score twice in each peri od. Coach Nick Mickoski put the Seals into a comfortable 3-0 Pomona and Whtffier upset Oxy in track POMONA (UPI)-Pomona College and Whittier both upset Occidental Friday in a double dual track meet. Pomona outscored Occidental 89-55, while AVhittier downed them 92-43. land for second place. The Blades have 68 points with three games to go and Portland has 66 with five games left. Both teams want to finish in second place for the third-place finisher has to battle mighty Denver in first round playo^ action. The second place team takes on the fourth place squad. Slate Eastern playoffs NEW YORK (UPI) — The Cindnnati Royals and Philadelphia 76ers will open their best of five playoff series in the Eastern division of the NaUon- al Basketball Association on March 22 in CincinnatL The teams will play in Philadelphia on March 24 and return to Cui- cinnati on March 25. Wmter Olympic TV NEW YORK (UPI) — A one- hour special program showing the highlights of the winter Olympic games will be televised nationally March 29 by the American Broadcasting Company. The show win be hosted by sportscaster Jim McKay. Angels lose to Cubs 6-5 in last inning PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (UPI) —Bo Belinsfcy opened on the mound for the Los Angeles Angels today against the Cleveland Indians in a spring exhibition game. Bill Kelso and Art Fowler were scheduled to pitch the final six innings. In Friday's game against the Chicago Cubs in Mesa, Ariz., the Angeles lost 6-5 when pitcher Bob Duliba allowed the winning run to come home in the ninth inning with a pitch into the dirt. The Angels took an early lead in the second inning wten they scored four runs off of pitcher Bob BuhL Fred Newman turned in the best pitching performance for Los Angeles, shutting out the Indians for four innings. The Angels are now 3-3 in exhibition play. In another development Friday, manager Bill Bigney confirmed reports he had repri manded Belinsky and Dean Chance for being out of their rooms after midnight cnrfew. Rigney said he lectured the pair Thursday after discovering that they were not in theirj rooms at the curfew time the previous night. But he said he did not fine them because they said they were in the hotel coffee shop for about 15 minutes after the curfew. LOS ANGELES (UPI) - The Los Angeles Lakers will try to make it two in a row over San Francisco tonight as they take on the Warriors for the last time in regular season play. The Lakers edged San Fran Cisco Friday night 112-109 for their third straight win — their longest string of victories since Jan. 8. With the loss, the Warrior's lead m the Western Division of the National Basketball Association was cut to IM games, giv- mg the St Louis Hawks a fighting chance to catch them. Los Angeles is in third place. Jerry West was high man for the Lakers and the game with 38 points. San Francisco's Wilt Chamberlain and Laker captain Elgin Baylor each scored 35. Los Angeles led throughout the first three quarters, but the Warriors caught them 89-89 in the fmal period and later led 105-103. Two quick buckets by West and Dick Bamett put the Lakers in front for good. The Lakers have two more season games—l)oth at Los Angeles—after tonight's contest By United Press Infcrniliend Today marks the beginning of the exhibition game phase o( spring training. For the most part, the calisthenics and intra-squad games are over and the grapefruit and cactus league standings will start to take shape. Most managers claim that they want to win as many games as they can before the season opens to get their players in a winnmg frame of, mind. However, past records of spr'mg exhibition games shows little correlation to regular season performance. Last year's National League grapefruit league champion was the Houston Colts and the Los Angeles Angels led the junior circuit. Both were ninth place finishers in championship play. The two pennant winners lost more than they won spring training. The Los Ange les Dodgers were 12-15 and the American League champion New York Yankees wound up next to last with a 12-17 record Regulars To Stirt Nevertheless, many regulars will be in the starting lineups today, with Yankee fans hold mg their breath as Mickey Slantle tests his legs against the Baltimore Orioles. Manager Yogi Berra announced that Mantle would play long enough to get two turns at the plate. Cardmal skipper Johnny Keane plans to send front-liners Ernie Broglio, Bob Gibson and Hay Sadecki agamst the New York Mets who will start Tracy Stallard. Friday, Met righthander Jay Hook gave up seven runs in the first inning "How .can I relax? It's too quiet around here!" CARNIVAL By Dick Turner Goodrich is Big Six hoop scoring king SAN FRANCISCO (UPD-Gail Goodrich of UCLA is the Big Six basketball scoring king. Final official statistics showed today. The southpaw guard hooped 326 points in 15 games for a 21.7 average to edge Tom Dose (20.3) by 21 poinU. AU-American Walt Hazzard was third at l8.7 followed by Al Young of use (17.8) and Jack Hirsch of the Bruuis (14.4). Hirsch was the most accurate shooter with 83 baskets in 153 tries for a .542 per cent Dose was king of the free throw shooters with an .826 margin and Ted Werner of Washmgton State edged Young and Clayton Baaka of Stanford in the rebound department. Unbeaten UCLA dominated team statistics with 86 points per game, 55 per cent of the rebounds and .444 accuracy from the floor. California had the most rugged defease, surrnder- ing 63 points per game and Stanford hit 73 per cent of its free throws to lead that department. in an intra-squad contest The Kansas City Athletics announced that outfielder Rocky Colavito had agreed to terms and .withdrawn his request for a clause that would assure him of $25,000 if he was sold or traded during the sea-, son. Belinsky, Chinct Warned The news from the Los Angeles Angel camp had a familiar ring. Manager Bill Bigney con firmed that he had reprimand ed pitchers Bo Belinsky and Dean Chance for breaking curfew. The two rover boys got off light when Rigney accepted their explanation of being in the hotel coffee shop. Today's e.xhibition schedule in Florida finds Cincinnati vs White Sox at Sarasota; Hous ton vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater; Milwaukee vs. Washington at Pompano Beach; Mets vs. Cardinals at St. Peters burg; Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City at Bradenton; Orioles vs. Yankees at Fort Lauderdale, and Twins vs. Tigers at Lake land. In the west the OAs meet half the Cleveland Indian squad at Mesa, Arizona; the Angels play the other half at Palm Springs, Calif. The Giants face the Red Sox at £1 Paso, Texasi and the Dodgers meet the Mexico City Reds in Mexico City. "Whaddaya mean you can't get him a sponsor . . . you tried the headache remedy pepf'"?" Cotton only two steps from throne Russia to meet July 25-26 in Coliseum NBA standings Eastern Division W. L. Boston 57 20 Cincinnati 54 24 Philadelphia 32 43 New York 21 56 Westtrn Division SELL IT TOMORROW With low - cost aasjlfied Adi San Francisco St Louis Los Angeles Baltimore Detroit W. 46 44 40 30 21 Pet. .605 .792 .427 .273 Pet. .597 .579 .519 .390 .276) LOS ANGELES (UPI)-The pre-Olympic Games showdown track and field encounter between teams of the United States and Soviet Russia in the Coliseum July 25-26 will feature 41 separate events, meet director Glenn Davis announced today. Davis made his announcement following a meeting with Col. Don Hull, executive director of the National Amateur Athletic Union, who previously had reached an agreement with Leonid Khomenkov, head of the USSR Athletic Federation. Under the agreement the format of the 1963 meet al Moscow^ will be followed, Davis said, with each nation being represented by two contestants in each event The competition wiH get underway at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26.. The first event Saturday will] NEW YORK (UPI) — After 17 years of campaigning, Eddie Cotton of Seattle was notified today he is only two steps away from the light heavyweight crown because of bis avenging upset TKO over previously unbeaten Johnny Per- sol. Friday-the-13th proved lucky for veteran Cotton in their return television fight at Madison Square Garden when he scored a fourth-round technical knockout over young Persol, who never had been beaten in 86 amateur and 11 professional bouts. One of those victories was on split decision over Cotton in the same ring last Feb. 21. It was a double triumph for Cotton over the 13th jinx because 23-year-old Persol of New York had announced shortly before clLming into the ring: "I'll knock Cotton out this Ume because I'm a Fri- day-the-13th baby." Taller Johnny, who weighed 173H pounds to Cotton's 172, explained: "I was bom on Friday, the 13th of June, 1940. Johnny was favored at S-5. Referee Zack aayton, ^ former professional basketball player, used excellent judge­ ment in stopping the bout at 2:37 of the fourth round when 37-year-old Cotton was battering the groggy Persol against the ropes—smashing him vrith blows to body and head that had him ready to collapse. Today Promoter Harry Markson of the Garden and matchmaker Teddy Brenner verbally contracted with Eddie and Manager George Chemeris for Eddie to engage in a television fight in Chicago on May 8. Markson and Brenner guarantee that if Cotton wms the Chicago fight he will get _ title shot at the winner of the April 10 fight at New Orleans between champion Willie Pastrano and Gregorio Peralta of Ohio suddenly in land of KCAA giants By United Priss Infcmitional Ohio University, a basketbal} midget in its own state where Cincinnati and Ohio State rule the spotlight, suddenly fmds itself in a land of giants after axing perennial Utan Kentucky from its favorite post-season pastime, the NCAA tournament. Ohio, the Mid-America Conference champion but lightly regarded in the talent-laden four- team field at the Mideast re gionals in Minneapolis, drubbed tWrd-ranked Kentucky Friday night 85-69, in the most astounding upset of the season. But the path ahead is strictly uphill for Ohio, for tonight the opponent is second-seeded Michigan, which ousted defending champion Loyola (111.) with an 84-80 victory. The winner, advances to the naUonal semifinals at Kansas City next weekend. Another unlikely matchup is in store for the fans at the Eastern regional in Raleigh, N.C., where upstart Connecticut faces sizzling Duke, the na lion's fourth-ranked team. Dukei manhandled seventh-ranked Villanova, 87-73, while Connecticut scored its second consecutive upset by spillmg Princeton, 52-50. Redlands Daily Facts Saturday. Mar. Hl?64-7 Business news N.Y. stocks continue to spiral NEW YOBK (UPI) — Stocks continued to spiral to historic heights this week, propelled by exceptionally bright business and economic news. Dow-Jones industrial average made a perfect score for the week — five advances in five sessions, each one to an all- time record. The senior indicator finished at a peak 816.22, up 10.19 on the week. Rails had a delayed start and scored their first new record on Tuesday. They continued to move higher Wednesday and Thursday when they reached a record 193.22. The carrier average eased a bit Friday and closed at 192.60, up 0.62 for the week. There was some controversy as to just how much effect Henry Cabot Lodge's surprise victory in the New Hampshire primary had on the market. Some sources felt it had a great deal to do with Wednesday's rally— the sharpest in over a month— in that it encouraged those who have been hoping for a middle- of-the-road candidate rather than one representing either the left or right line of party thinking. Other analysts felt the ad- . vance was merely a continuation of the upswing that has been in motion for months, aided on that partiaUar day by Secretary of Commerce Luther Hodges' prediction that business will become increasingly brisk this year but not so fast that it will stumble into a recession or bring on inflation. In addition to an overwhelming number of favorable earnings reports and dividend boosts the week's business news picture included: A 10 per cent rise in business spendmg for plant equipment this year and President Johnson's bullish first appraisal of the effects of the tax cut. Added to this were: The increase in Ford's production schedule: the price hikes withm the aluminum and copper industries; record February retail sales; and word that inventories held by busmess firms declined in January for the first time since mid-1961 while sales edegd up to a record. Although the University of Michigan's quarterly survey pointed out that consumer confidence in the economy is at a seven-year high, January consumer plans to buy cars were shown to lag behind a year ago. This bit of bearish news was countered somewhat by reports that auto production this week will be up sUghtly from the previous week and 9 per cent above the similar 1963 week. These cocflictmg reports left Ford up 1, Chrysler Va and General Motors 2%. Steels hit a clinker when it was reported that last week's production took its first dip of the year. However, the outlook for the steel mdustry in general remains bright U. S. Steel advanced 2. Bethlehem 2, Con- Unental 2, Lukens 2?8, National 2, Jones & Laughlin 3, and Youngstown Sheet 3. Business highlights Argentina. Trojans play Santa Barbara LOS ANGELES fUPl) - The University of Southern Califor- m'a baseball team met the University of Califoniia at Santa Barbara today for the second game of a two game series after taking the first one 7 - 0 at Santa Barbara Friday. be the men's pole vault Decathlon competition will be included on the programs both days. Pistons looking to next season, coach scouting By United Press Intomational Next season is uppermost in the mmd of Detroit Pistons coach Charley Wolf these days. While his team played the Philadelphia 76ers Friday] night, Wolf was off scouting fresh talHit for next season. The reason for Wolfs forward thinking is obvious when one glances at the Pistons record— 21-55—which is the worst smce the team moved to Detroit. The Pistons did just fine Fri-' day night under the direction of players Don OM and Bay Scott Detroit rallied from be-1 hind midway tbroagb the third period and romped to a 133-122 win over the Philadelpbia 76crs. Ohl and Scott sparked the third stanza raSy, and Ofal ended up as high scorer with 32 points. Bailey Hbwdl had 26 for Deroit and Scott con-| tributed 25. Johnny Kerr's 24 points led the 76ersL In Friday's only other game,! By Unittd Press Intcmttional Automotive: Ward's automotive Reports—Output of cars and trucks in the U.S. this week estimated at 196,620 units compared with 191.666 units a week earlier and 180,319 units in the same week last year. Bank clearings: Dun k Bradstreet Inc.—Week ended March U—Clearings in 26 leading cities $34,236,010,000 agamst $38,075,352,000 a week before and $30, 608,513.000 last year. Car loadings: Association of American Railroads — Week ended March 7 —Loadmgs to- totaled 318,474 cars compared with 529,476 cars a week earlier and 517,757 cars last year. Year-to-date 5,207,943 cars vs. 4,988,293 cars a year ago. Steel: American Iron t Steel Institute—Week ended March 7 '—Actual production totaled 2,312,000 tons or 0.0 per cent below the 2,333,000 tons a week earlier. For the year-to - date output totaled 22,157,000 tons or 11.5 per cent above the 19,866,000 tons produced in the similar period a year before. the San Francisco Warriors' drive toward the Western Division title was stalled when they dropped a 112-109 decision to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Warriors trailed throughout onfil early in the fourth quarter when they pulled even. The Warriors led 105-103 with 1:45 left to play when Jerry West and Dick Bamett got quick baskets to put be Lakers in firoa to stay.

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