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Hope M Star Columbia Wins But Ellis Loses SPORTS Marquette Gains NCAA Cage Post By TED MEIER Associated Press Sports Writer George Thompson of Marquette is one of (he most underrated college basketball players in the country in (he opinion of his coach, Al McGulre. "It's a joke that he doesn't get more recognition" McGuiresaid after his NCAA-tourney bound Warriors whipped Creighton 7557 at Milwaukee Thursday night. The 6-foot-2 junior from Brooklyn, N.Y., "who plays 6-8" in McGuire's words, demonstrated it by scoring 20 points to set a single season Marque Uc record of 581 points, The old mark of 578 was set by Don Kojis in 1961. Creighton concentrated its defense on Thompson, one of the prime reasons Ma'r q u e 1 1 e gained an NCAA berth with a 21-4 record and the No. 8 spot in The Associated Press rankings. Thompson got only one field goal in the first half, but broke loose after intermission. Bob Pertman of Creighton, the nation's fourth highest scorer, managed only 16 points, 14 below his average. Marquette was the only team in the AP Top Ten to play. Two other tournament teams, Florida State in the NCAA and Fordham in the NIT, each won. Florida State downed Stetson 72-60 and Fordham whipped NYU 79-73 in the feature of a New York Madison Square Garden twinbill after Manhattan routed Connecticut 83-69. Top-seeded Davidson walloped William & Mary 107-88 in the opener of the Southern Conference championship tourney at Charlotte. In the other first round games West Virginia defeated East Carolina 76-71, Furman beat Virginia Military 65-52 and Richmond went overtime to down The Citadel 100-88. >In the semifinals tonight Wes^j Virginia plays Richmond and ' Davidson takes on Furman. Charley Powell, playing at home, set a New Orleans Loyola record of 45 points for a single game as Loyola edged Jacksonville 97-95. Ernie Stover's layup in the last five seconds won the game. Fights Lost Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS- Boone Kirkman, 201, Seattle, stopped Mike Lanum, 199>/ 2 , Houston, 2, Willie Warren, 161, Corpus Chrlstl, Tex., outpointed Bobby Herrington, 163, St. Louis, 10. PORTLAND, Maine - Pete Riccitelli, 172. Portland, knocked out Doyle Shivers, Jacksonville, Fla., 165, 2. BARCELONA, Spain- Antonio Torres, 145%, Spain, out- pointed Oggiana Zanlrato, 147Va , Italy, 8. LIVERPOOL, England - Roberto D a v i 1 a, 198 l /s , Peru, stopped Brian London, 197 l /2, England, 6, Knicks Are Basketball Thursday's Colleger Basketball By THE ASSOCIATE!) PRESS East Fordham 79, NYU 73 Manhattan 83, Connecticut 69 Rhode Is. 96", Boston U. 77 South Norfolk St., 80, Howard 74 Davidson 107, Wm, -It Mary 68 W. Virginia 76, East Caro. 71 Midwest Marquette 75, Creighton 57 HI. St. OS, East, Illinois 60 Drake 89, Memphis Stale 61 Far West San Josb St. 86, Los Angeles Loyola 80 UC Santa Barbara 94, Pepperdine 90, overtime Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NBA Thursday's Results St. Louis 105, New York 102, overtime Los Angeles 117, Chicago 107 Cincinnati 120, San Diego 114 i Today's Games Chicago at Boston St. Louis at Detroit Los Angeles at Philadelphia Baltimore at San Diego Cincinnati at San Francisco Saturday's Games Detroit at New York Seattle at Los Angeles Baltimore at San Francisco ABA Thursday's Results Houston 101, Dallas 100 Pittsburgh 123, Kentucky 119 Minnesota 125, Oakland 115, ot Today's Games Anaheim at New Orleans Pittsburgh at New Jersey Saturday's Games Anaheim vs. Indiana at Indianapolis, Ind. , Kentucky at New Jersey Arkansas Basketball Scores By THE ASSOClAfED PRESS High School State Tourneys At Little Rock Class'A Magnolia Columbia 72, Lavaca 62 McGehee 58, Mulberry 40 Mena 63, Marion Phelix 52 Class B Turrell 57, Kirby 47 ; -;,^Pyj^t,J9, Pjalftl Grove 40 Greenbrlar 5<V Stamps Ellis 57 1-6 With Hawks ASSOCIATED PRESS iton' Celtics? A snap New, York Knicks, The , 76ers? A breeze, St. Louis Hawks, are now i*t> "Hawks after Thurs* IQ5-J02 overtime de- jpujs in a National Association game at - won two games ihe Celtics and the 76eisJ|and' has two games left agJp^eaph,. Last year, the Kniejra, CQUJJJ peat Philadelphia only iMicft, and Boston not at all. St.iW>i4§ his presented a ,fc>f$ew York all year. gatnes. have been the Hawks tne A£feasket by Djck Barpett with 13 j^ficondp }eft jn regulation, the ggime for New pjght, but Joe basket in ttve first of the overtime p,e- afcegd for Region 4AA Tournament At Magnolia Camden Lincoln 58, Smackover 45 ' Magnolia 62, Texarkana Washington 42 Camden Fairview 65, Camden 41 Crossett 60, Arkadelphla 30 Region 2AA Tournament At Paragould Marianna 68, West Memphis Wonder 67, overtime Stuttgart 59, Paragould 58 Region 3AA Tournament At Searcy Pine Bluff Merrill 74, Pine Bluff Townsend Park 71 Conway 75, Morrilton 63 Searcy 55, Pine Bluff Coleman 42 Region 1AA Tournament At Bentonvllle Valley Springs 43, Rogers 33 Harrison 73, Sublaco 37 Pittsburgh Still Tops f. Division By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Connie Hawkins and Charlie Williams poured in 32 free throws between them to keep Pittsburgh on top in the American Basketball Association's Eastern Division, but it was just a pair of foul tosses by Sam Smith that helped Minnesota keep pace, Hawkins scored 40 points for the Pipers Thursday while WW- Hams had 43 and each dropped 16 free throws in a 123-119 victP' ry over Kentucky. Smith's two free throws at the end of regulation play boosted the Muskies into a tie with O&k- land and they went on to a 125- U5 triumph to stay 2 1 /? games behind Pittsburgh. }n the only other APA game Thursday night, Houston, best Pallas 101-100. in the National Basketball Association St. Louis beat New York 105-100 in overtime, Lps Angeles defeated Chicago U7? JP7 and Cincinnati halted San Pjego 1?0-1B. Pittsburgh's victory was its gjgbth in a row. UfTLE ROCK (AP)*-Green* brief made the semifinals of the Class fi stale Tournament Thursday night by the slimmest of the margins. The Panthers' Dwayne Brahham dropped in a layup in the final second as Gfeenbfier edged past Stamps Ellis 68*67, Greenbrfef faces Pyatt to-" night al 8i30 in the second' Class B semifinal game. Turf-ell and Cotter play at U30 in. the other B semifinal. Green Forest and Magnolia meet In the first Class A semifinal al 3. Mena and McGehee, go for the second spot In the finals at 7 p.m. Pyatt routed Prairie Grove 89-40 after leading 46-18 at the half. Unbeaten Turrell overcame a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Kirby 57-47. , Magnolia Columbia trailed by two points entering the final period but defeated Lavaca 7262. McGehee had little trouble disposing of Mulberry 58-40 and Mena coasted to a 63-52 victory over Marion Phelix In the two Class A Thursday night games. Winthrop Madison put Stamps Ellis ahead 57-56 on a jump shot with seven seconds left but Greenbrler got the ball to Branham who scored. Greenbrler led by 12 points at the half but it was 44-44 entering the final period. Russ Benton led the winners with 19. Bobby Malone scored 18 for Stamps Ellis. Pyatt led Prairie Grove 89-40 at the half. Joel Tabor scored 27 points and Glen Aklns added 23 for the Pirates. Mike Phillips had 14 for Prairie Grove. Turrell trailed 28-24 at the half but took the lead for good when Ed Horton hit a jump shot to make it 37-35. Jessie Rose and Alfred Flanigan scored 28 points each In Columbia's victory. Johnny Hobbs had 21 for Lavaca. Mike Jones paced McGehee with 20. Woody Henderson scored 15 for Mulberry, Kenneth Gllllam led Mean with 27 points. Willie Daniels countered with 25 for Marlon Phelix, Cast Complete for Boston -— Red Sox By HERSCHEL NISSENSON Associated Press Sports Writer The cast is complete for the Boston Red Sox. Unfortunately, it's wrapped around Jim Lonborg's valuable left knee. Lonborg, the tall right-hander who won 22 games and a Cy Young Award in Boston's dramatic surge to the 1967 American League pennant, was a surprise visitor Thursday at the Red Sox' first full-squad drill. "I just want to be on the scene with the rest of the guys," said Lonborg, who injured his knee while skiing just before Christmas and underwent surgery. He said he plans to return to Boston to have the cast removed next Tuesday and then drive back to Winter Haven, Fla,, to begin getting the knee back in shape. He is not expected to pitch until mid-May. Rain disrupted workouts for most of the Florida-based teams. But not before Minnesota Twins' Manager Cal Ermer and infielder Sandy Alomar of the Chicago White Sox were forced to the sidelines. Ermer tore a leg muscle while reaching for a thrown ball while Alomar was struck in the face by a ball and suffered a minor nosebleed, ,/>••/ -''^ ; The holdout ranks were thinned somewhat when pitcher Jim Merritt, who had a ,13-7 record, signed with the Twins and shortstop Ruben Amarp be» came the last of thf New York Yankees to come to terms* BQth received an estimated. |84,000, However, outfielder Tony OU» va yf. the Twins, third baseman Clete Boyer of the Atlanta Braves, eight Cinslnn&U Beds and three key Houston Astros still were unsigned, CEILING SPLENDOR at New York's Madison Square Garden provides functional beauty while lighting bat* ketball game played below. Hockey Natldnal Hockey League By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday's Results Boston 4, Toronto 1 New York 4, Detroit 2 Los Angeles 3, Philadelphia 1 Today's Games No games scheduled ; . .... Saturday's Games Montreal at Minnesota Los Angeles at Toronto Philadelphia at New York, afternoon Chicago at St. Louis Oakland at Pittsburgh Three Teams Make Bids for; Second By THE; ASSOCIATED PRESS The New York Rangers, Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings made beautiful music Thursday night in their bids to play second fiddle in the National Hockey League. Jean Ratelle continued his torrid jpfay,, with his 26th,,agd 27th goals: as the Rangers whipped; ,thfc'. Red Wings in De-' troit 4-2, and climbed within 'a point of second-place Chicago in 4he|East. Division. ^ The, £ fourth - place Bruins stayed one point behind New York and moved closer to their first playoff berth in nine years with a 4-1 rout of Toronto before another capacity Boston Garden crowd of 14,310, Los Angeles Jumped over Idle Minnesota into second place in the West Division with a 3-1 victory over the Flyers at Philadelphia. The Kings are only three points behind the division-leading Flyers. * The individual scoring race also tightened up. Rod Gilbert of the Rangers assisted on one of Ratelle's goals and tied Chicago's Bobby Hull at 70 points, one point behind Hull's teammate, Stan Mlkita. Ratelle's two goals gave him 68 polnts s 21 in his last 11 games on 10 goals and 11 assists. Don 'Marshall and Ratelle scored first-period goals and Bob Nevln made it 3-0 in the third period before Detroit tallied. It was the third straight triumph for the Rwigers, who have lost but once in their last 11 starts. Last-place Detroit has won only four of its last 24 games, . Boston, which has 12 games left, pulled 13 points ahead of Toronto in the fight for the fourth and final playoff spot in the East and stayed in the race for second ^hlnd leading Mont* real, Johnny Bucyk snapped a l»ali tie wJto his 2fth goal in the last mtoute of the second period an<} rookie sensation Derek sander» son WrecJ a pair of th,ird*perlod goals as the Bruins peppered Toronto goalie Bruce Gamble with 54 shots, SOLUNAR TABLES fy R1CHARP AISEN KNIQIIT Tile schedule ot Soluoar Periods, as printed below, teen taten from BlrtarS AWenKiUght'sSOi-yKARTABlES. Plan your o^ys 59 ttt»t ypu «11l be fishing in good territory or bunting in gQQd cover during these times, if you wpsh to fttti the best spprt that e»$)i day has to offer, The Major Periods are sbovn in boldface type. These be, . gi«, it the times ?h0v!) $ol iast for an tour and a hatf or two hours thereafter, T&e iflflor Periods, sbownln regular type, are of somewhat sftorter diwation. u§e Centra) Standard time. A.M. P.M. Pate Pay . Minor MAJOB Mtoor MAJOR Hayes Leads Cage All Star Team By TED MBffift Associated Press Basketball Ed* Hot • NEW YORK (AP) ~ Elvin Hayes, the Big E of the top; ranked University of Houston cougars dominated the 1968 college basketball AiI*Americati announced today by the Asso* eiated Press, Lew Aldndof 6f UCLA, Westley Unseld of Louisville, Pete Maravich of Louisiana Stale ahd Larry Miller of North Caro- .Una rounded but the first team picked by the Voles of 322 sports writers and broadcasters. The (Moot-8 Hayes, the 7-lVa Aldndor and the 6-6 Unseld are repeaters from the 1967 A.A t Maravich, a 6>5 sophomore, Is the nation's leading collegiate scorer, Miller, a 6-3 senior, IW North Carolina to 20 straight victories. Hayes and Unseld also are seniors while Alcindor Is a junior. ; , Calvin Murphy; ai5-10 soph of Niagara, headed the second team which included Neal Walk of Florida, Bob Larder If St. BonaVenture, Lucius Allen of W froft &&y <tf baftdn, Mike warrert of DC LA Rick Mount of Purdue, Jo Jo white of Kansas, Mike Lewis of Duke and Sam Williams of towa were selected as a third team. Members of each of these teams will receive certificates from the Associated Press, BUI Hostel of Ohio State, Don Smith of Iowa State, Jim Mc» Mlllian of Columbia, Joe Allen of Bradley, Mike Casey of Kentucky, Ron Williams of West Virginia, Ron Nelson of New Mexico, Rich Travis of Oklahoma City and Merv Jackson ot Utah were foremost of the hon- drable mentions. Hayes, who scored 3$ points as Houston snapped UCLA's 47* game winning streak In January and on Feb. 24 got 62 against Valparaiso as Houston set a single game record of 158 points, almost hid a perfect score in the balloting, The Big E, the second highest career' scorer In college records, was picked on the first team by 320 voters* The other two put him on the second team* He missed a perfect total of 1,610 points by only six with his 1,604 aggregate. Five points were given for a first team nod; two points for a second team vote, The towering Alcindor, who led In the voting a year ago, polled 311 firsts and 10 seconds for 1,575 points, Marvlch, Miss Fleming All But Has World Tie * GENEVA . (AP) - Peggy Fleming, having all but wott her third straight World figure Skating Championship, completes the compulsory figures today and then Tim Wocd faces an uphill struggle for the men's known as Hstoi Pete and the first soph to crack the 1,000- point scoring barrier in a single season, finished a surprise third in the voting, • , The soft of the LSU coach, Press Maravichj Pete polled 195 firsts and 75 seconds for 1,125. Unseld, who led Louisville to a second straight -Missouri Valley conference championship, had 816 points on 130 firsts and 113 seconds. Millervhad 681 on 105 firsts and 78 seconds, Murphy, with 88 firsts and 114 seconds, polled 668points, missing the first; team by only 13 points. Thereafter the totals fell Off; W«k had 452, Lanier 409, Alien 374, my 359, Warren29i, Mount 289, Whi'te23i, Lewis 218; Williams 12VHosket had 112 and Smith 102, the best of the honorable mentions. title. ',"7T"-r"T ' !> • Mils fleffliitr ; tt* i9»year-t>id 'whiz ff om; foiofirfo springs, 'tote., overwhelmed tite competition Thursday, taking a lead of more than 50 points ovef se*- ond'place C&b> Selfeff of East Germany* the Etifbpftift^chafh- pion, ' ' Miss Fleming had a total 6f 723.7 points after fhtirsday r s competition to 611 points foh Miss Selfert, Beatrix Schuba of Austria Is in third place with 665.5 points and Hana Maskova of Chechoslovakia Is fourth with 643.9. t t • r Albertina Noyes of Boston is fifth with 6N.9 and Janet LynW of Rockford, 111., is 13th with. 581.5 points. The free-skating part of the men's competition takes place tonight. Emmerich Danger of Austria, the defending chartH pion, has a slight lead over Wood of Bloomfleld Mills, Mich;, but Is figured hard to beat in the free skating. In (he one title decided Thursday defending champions Diane fowler and Bernard Ford of England led a British sweep of the first three places in the Ice dancing competition. 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