The Paris News from Paris, Texas on November 17, 1996 · Page 12
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Q13)e£feri*3fetatf Sunday, November 17, 1996 Detroit eliminated from playoffs Continued from Page IB "That was probably the turning point of the game," Tenaha coach Raymond Jackson said. "That fired us up where we could dominate their offense with our defense." And Tenaha came out in the second half and did just that. After forcing Detroit to go four and out on its First two second-half possessions, the Tigers' Chavis McCoUister hit Len Giles on a 68- yard scoring strike with 7:20 left in the third. The two-point conversion made it 22-6. McCoUister, who Baker had called the best player he had seen this year, hit 7 of 15 passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns. "In these playoff games sometimes you play too cautious," • Jackson said. "We probably held him back as long as we could." Detroit had their best chance of the second half when the Eagles recovered fumbled punt at the Tiger 15, but lost a yard on four plays to turn the ball over on downs. Tenaha added another score in the fourth when McCollister found Justin Adams on a one-yard touchdown pass. The play was set up by a 46-yard McCollister to Ron Giles pass. McCollister hit Kennis Henderson for the conversion to No. 2 Ohio Stat* 27, Indiana 17 SLOOMINGTON. Ind. (AP) — At long last, another Rose Bowl for No. 2 Ohio State. Matt Finkes returned a fumble 45 yards for the tie-breaking touchdown with 6:18 Jeft and the Buckeyes beat Indiana 27-17 on Saturday to clinch their first Rose Bowl berth in 12 years. With the game tied 10-10, the Buckeyes' fortunes turned when the Hoosiers' Jay Rodgers, scrambling for a first down, was stripped of the ball by linebacker Andy Katzenmoyer. Finkes grabbed the bail in the air and ran untouched into jhe end zone, putting Ohio State ahead 1710- No. 3 Florida St 54, No. 25 SMisstssippi 14 ,' TALLAHASSEE. Fia. (AP) — Warrick Dunn scored three touchdowns, one on a 77-yard pass play, as third-ranked Florida State rolled up 548 yards and claimed a 54-14 victory Saturday night over No. 25 Southern Mississippi. Dunn's touchdowns give him a school- record 47 a; Florida State (9-0), which has oniy next Saturday's game against Maryland standing ber.veen it and a Nov. 30 showflcwn of unbeatens against !op- rsrsks-d Rsrisa. Mo. B Nebraska 49, towa St. 14 AMES, tews {AP) — Ahman Green ran '-v s ea-eer-firgn 214 yards and Scon Frost '^ssstSzZ fc" t*o loucr.dO'A'p.s ana" ran for r.vo as fie- 5 Nebraska: rc-Sed pas; tows Slate ^febrasxa (9-1 overaJl. 7-0 Big 12) won '3 3G~ ~ai"ii conference game and kept '-=•*£ 3-ta's's Troy Davis, the nation's isas- ~-rf •--a.-*' IT; check until the game was *&i"; !*" ~T^£^V — . ~s .-:3 frashed wtih 133 yards in 34 car•«s — '~i-.^ 15th straight 100-yard game arc 2C"r ri -:; last 21 games. He hsc S3 yards goj-'tj STIO the fourth quarter. 1*3.6 Cotarado 12, Mo. 9 Kansas St 0 BOULDER. Colo. {APS — Freshman c^sr.ets::''. Darner whseter had two irtter- z.^r.fyis. ani defensive tsokie Ryan Oi&jn a *=:, •'^••j'T'-.-dowr. sack, and 'Jo £ Cccrs'S; bianted No. & Kansas Stale "2-0 'r-ffzr&': Troutmari ran for 112 yards ar/S ^. *T,->"-i-3C'*/r; for the Buffaloes (3-" Cv=rs5. "-' 3*:: "=2} wfto r;&/% one garr-e -sr-^r-^rr — agar.'S! '4ebraika c.i f*ov 2S — •:. '*-fe-~i:-,e \r,k conference's North ^t'*~z*y ~-erroo"-. J -'_- Zfy~A' threw :o r 136 yards ana 'S'jrm ~e &--c' airier tO'jvirJo//r. &r, a 1:?£- 'SZZsr Ms. 2S Vaginas 20, Ho. £ North Cacirw 17 --^a:_C SSViLLc Va. (AP) — Rafae! "zsz-^z. <icwsc 2. 22-yarci fieid g-r>al with 39 '^ZZftt ^* K- ; tt 2* Virgsnia scored 17 "sj^-Ofj&f-?? vj". f i. *nd upi%; Ni. f> North "^•ff'Ssf^ 'if^ ~~; 'j Saturday. ~f 'j r <?r~.f? v?r>y>f;3 \z\b in the third lij-fgf ?£-.~f ^fjtrti'e us-, tntercftptio-ri that '<* ^ ; 'ffS'Jyl ^' y<sfO'_ for z touch•y^K' ~.,^-'j~~^ :°-.j~ S-t/-&*»j. of! tv/o iaie dri- ><•-?, -*-. "j-j-^z v '-. ^-/arc run of: fourth '.',-*- -^' - - ^.^"-vs- Srow(;li for 6' have won that game." Tenaha moves on to meet Wortham in the area round. Detroit will go back home to build on its 1996 success. "We have got a lot of work to do," Baker said. "I hope the kids are as excited and as ready for the opportunity, and as I am to get back to work." Guy Latvson / Stiff Detroit's Brett Shelby sits on the sideline after injuring his hand in the fourth quarter of Friday's game against Tenaha at Rains Stadium in Emory. close out the scoring at 30-6. Despite the lopsided scores, both coaches praised the gusty effort by Detroit. "They are as good as any team we played," Jackson said. "They have a fine team and they are well coached. They could Fb»tQu*rter Deiroil — Lany Hams 20 run. 2:19 (Kick lafled) S*c*ntf Quarter Tenaha — Len G8es 49 run. 6:25 (Kicked (ailed) Tenaha — Left G3es 75 run. -.18 (JaireS Roland run) Third Quarter Tenaha — Len Giles 68 pass (rom Chavs McCoUister 7:03 {Kennis Henderson pass from McCoiksteO Fourth Quarter Tenaha — Justin Adams 1 pass from McCoUister, 9:55 (Henderson pass from McCoBis»r) Rrst downs Rushes-yards Passing yards Comp.-AJt-lnt Tola) yards Puras-avg. Penafties-yafds Taneof possession Detroit 14 41-157 134 B-19-0 291 7-35 2-2 4-45 35:54 Tonaha 11 23-207 169 8-16-2 376 5-37.2 2-1 4-30 12:06 INDIVIDUAL LEADERS ftwhfoe — Detroit Lairy Harris 27-115. Brandon Sheibv 3-21. Joey McCoin 4-11. Jermond Wheeier 7-10. Tenaha; Len Giles 6-144. Shane Gregory 6-34. Chavis McCoKister 7-21. • Jarren Ftetend 4-8. Passing — Deuoct Joey McCoin 5-1S-0 110. Bren Shelby 1-1-0 26. Tenaha: Chavis McCollister 8-26-2 169. Interceptions — Detroit Joey McCoin 1. JerradBoytes 1. • Rockets beat Warriors Associated Press HOUSTON — Clyde Drexler, overcoming sore knees that have bothered him all season, scored a season-high 33 points as Houston held off Golden State 115-103 Saturday for the Rockets' eighth victory in nine games. With Drexler hitting a 3- pointer and dishing out assists, the Rockets went on a 14-5 run to start the final period and built as much as a 17-point lead. The Warriors got close with a 15-2 spurt to trail 107-103 on Latrell Sprewell's 3-poihier with 1:07 to go, but that was it for the Warriors as Matt Maloney sank a jumper, Mario Elie hit four straight free throws and Drexler added a Jayup with 6.5 seconds left. Drexler, who came into the game averaging only 12.4 points on 33 percent shooting, was 14- of-20 from the field — including 3-of-6 from 3-point range. Drexler, who has been slowed by offseason surgery on one knee and a fluid buildup on the other, also had nine assists and five rebounds. Hakeem Olajuwon added 23 points as Houston had six players in double figures. Charles Barkley, leading the NBA in rebounds with 17.6 per game, had 18 boards for Houston along with 10 points. Sprewell topped the Warriors with 23 points and 11 assists, Chris Mullin added 20 points and Joe Smith 18. Golden State lost for the sixth time in eight games. Houston shot a season-high 58.1 percent from the field. The first half ended 53-53 as the Warriors, shooting 52 percent f&f the half, tititgcbred Houston 18-8 to close out the second period, erasing a 10-point deficit. Notes: The Rockets got a scare midway through the first period when starting forward Mario Elie fell under the basket while fighting for a rebound and landed on his right wrist The injury was determined to be only a bruise and Elie returned later, finishing with 15 points.... Chris Muilin played in his 716th game as a Warrior Saturday, one short of tying Jeff Mullins for the No. 2 spot on the team longevity list, behind Nate Thurmond. MILLS PAINT AND BODY SHOP • Hwy 79-Merico Exit • 1/2 Mile Outside Of Loop 286 "SPECIALIZING IN COLLISION REPAIR INSURANCE WORK ^FACTORY COLOR MATCHING 'FREE ESTIMATES •FRAME STRAIGHTENING AND UNSBODY REPAIRS Steve fi/liHs.,.Owner * 785-5762 IWthln ' Hke '* car, truck & M°re $t°re! ;.« son. APR 4«h payment a $9097.67 TT«t n« *?* t* y«»r OUAHAHTEEO BUY HACK OPTION. tnports 1-800-NEW AUTO Pattlon for The Road TEXAS COLLEGE ROUNDUP COLLEGE STATJON(AP} — D'Andre Haideman scored two touchdowns and Kyte Bryan! kicked four field spate as Texas A&M kept its Big 12 South title hopes alive Saturday with a 33-16 victory over OWahoma The Aggies {6-5. 4-3 in Big 12 games) could represent the Big 12 South in the title game if they beat Texas in Austin on Nov. 29 and Texas Tech loses to Oklahoma on Nov. 23. The Sooners (3-7,3-4) were eSmi- nated. Wins by both A&M and Texas Tech next week would put Tech in'the title game. Neither A&M or Oklahoma could score in the second half against a tricky 16-mph south wind until the Aggies overcame Oklahoma's 16-13 haiftime lead with Hardeman's 1-yard run with 5:04 to go in the third period. Bryant added a 25-yard field goal with 36 seconds teft in the third quarter. The Aggies pulled away in the fourth quarter when a no-return interception by Philiip Meyers set up Bryant's fourth kick, a 21-yarder with 6:45 left in the game and Branndon Stewart followed with a 31-yard touchdown pass to Albert Connell with 224 remaining. T«xas 38, Kansas 17 LAWRENCE (AP) — Ricky Williams rushed for 190 yards and helped set up every Texas touchdown Saturday as the Longhorns beat'Kansas 38-17 and moved within one victory of the Big 12 South Division title. Tied 17-17 at half, the Longhorns took the lead in the third quarter and tacked on two more TDs in the fourth period, taking advantage of winds gusting over 40 miles per hour and the Jayhawks' perplexing inability to score in the second half of home games. Kansas (4-6 overall, 2-5 Big 12) managed only seven points in the second half in their last four home games and dropped out of bowl contention. Texas (6-4, 5-2) will be the South Division champ if it beats Texas A&M in the regular season finale on Nov. 29 Texas Tech 56, SW Louisiana 21 LUBBOCK (AP) — Byron Hanspard became the sixth player in NCAA Division I-A to run for 2,000 yards in a season, rushing for 257 yards and four touchdowns Saturday in Texas Tech's 56-21 victory over Southwestern Louisiana Hanspard. a junior, established Tech's career and single season rushing standards in the process. Two of his scoring runs sparked the decisive second quarter, when Tech exploded for four touchdowns amid swirling winds and intermittent showers. The victory ensured the Red Raiders (6-4) an unprecedented fourth straight bowl appearance. Missouri 49, Baylor 42, 3 OT WACO (AP) — Devin West's 13-yard touchdown run in the third overtime carried the Missouri Tigers to a 49-42 victory Saturday over the Baylor Bears who rallied from a four touchdown deficit behind reserve quarterback Jeff Watson to tie the game. Tied 23-28 at the end of regulation play, each team scored a touchdown in the first two overtimes. In the third OT, Missouri scored on runs of 12 and 13 yards by West. Watson threw four incompletions as Baylor failed to tie and send it into-a fourth overtime. Missouri increased its record to 4-6 and 2-5 in the Big 12 Conference, while Baylor saw its bowl hop*s go down with a 4-6 overaK mark and 1-6 In the conference. . FORT WORTH (AP) — Chad Richardson and Jason Blackwefl connected on a 69-yard touchdown pass and Spencer George scored twice Saturday as Rice romped to a 30-17 victory over Texas Christian. The Owls (6-4 overall, 5-2 Western Athletic Conference) spotted the Horned Frogs (4-6. 3-4)'a quick 3-0 lead before exploding for 20 second-quarter points in the 74th meeting between two old Southwest Conference rivals. Itoy Mate 3S, Sam Houston Stat* 14 HUNTSVILLE (AP) — Joe Jackson ran for two touchdowns Saturday, leading Troy State in a 35-14 victory over Sam Houston State. Troy State (9-1. 5-1 Southland Football League) took a 21-0 haiftime lead on a 23- yard run by Stan Davis, a 74-yard scamper by Arrid Gregory and a 12-yard run by Jackson. Both of Sam Houston's touchdowns came in the second half, on Albert Bradleys 49-yard pass to Louis Hutchinson and Bradley's 12-yard run. Haiiia»«aiauons33, Austin CoHeg* O ABILENE (AP) — Todd Baumann threw three touchdown passes Saturday, directing Hardin-Simmons to a 33-Q victory over Austin College. . The Cowboys (8-2. 3-1 Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) scored 21 points during the first quarter "as Jeff Whitley ran for touchdown runs of 2 and 1 yards and Baumann threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Todd Bloom. Baumann also threw a 14-yard TD pass to Mitch Abies and a 15-yard scoring toss to Chance Sampson. Baumann finished with 16-of-20 for 185 yards. Aboafl« Christian 26, Wast T*xas A&M 3 ABILENE (AP) — Abilene Christian defeated West Texas A&M 26-3 Saturday behind three touchdown passes by Misael Alvarado. Alvarado threw 18 yards to Casey Whittle. 8 yards to Cwtrick Johnson and 13" yards to Ryan Benn : Bonn added a 14-yard TD run for the Wildcats (&4. 4-3 Lone Star Conference^ The Buffaloes (1-9, 0-7) scored on a 42- yard field goal by Todd Finney. ; HOUSTON (AP) — tailback Ketric Sanford threw for one touchdown and rari for two more as Houston captured the Conference USA championship Saturday night wtttra 38-7 victory over LoiifeviHe. - 1 Chuck Clements threw for two other touchdown passes for the Cougars (7-4.4^ 1), who tied Southern fvfississip! for the Cj USA title, but win the championship by virtue of a 56-49 victory over USM. ; Louisville (5-6. 2-3) didn't get a first down until 8:59 remaining in the first half, and didn't complete its first pass untij shortly later. Jaduon *t. 76, PnMri* Vfew » I JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Grailyn Pratt passed for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Jackson State to a 75-20 victory over Prairie View, handing the Panthers their 68th straight loss. I Jackson State (9-1. 5-1 Soyttwestera jAthletic Conference) scored with 7:33 remaining in the first quarter on Pratt's 2fi yard TD pass to Quincy Culberson. . ; Southwest Taxas 31, • Stephen F. Austin 19 » SAN MARCOS (AP) — Claude Mathi& rushed for a Southland League record 31 (? yards Saturday in Southwest Texas State's 31-19 victory over Stephen F. Austin, the; No. 7 team in NCAA Division I-AA. Mathis carried the ball 41 times, scoring once on a 50-yard run for the Bobcats^ (5-5, 2-3 SLC). SFA (7-3. 3-2) was held to 80 yards rushing. •', North Texas 24, Idaho 17 ; DENTON (AP) — Jason Mills'threw twcr touchdown passes and ran for another,! leading North Texas to a 24-17 victory; Saturday over Idaho. 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