Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 31, 1970 · Page 13
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t]e carbondale So, Meridian 47 (H- 3 ' Peorla At Centralla Championship Benton 64, Cehtralla 52 Third Place Champaign Central 62, Belleville Champaign Central 82, Belleville gairfield 79, Plrtckneyvllle 69 87 East Mollne 69, West Frankfort Benton 67, Champaign Central Centralla 87, Belleville West 79 At Danville Championship Joe Ogden 44 Collet Central 64, Morgan Park il, Blue Island Hersey "74, Robinson 60 Danville 68, Morgan Park 56 Hersey 59, East St Louis 56 At Pekln Championship Mendota 86, Qulncy 70 Third Place Pekln 70, Peorla Central 54 Mendota 79, Peoria Central 65 Qulncy 73, Pekln 55 Ottawa 78, Tllden Tech 57 2, Phillips 0 (Forfeit) At Macomb Championship Peorla Bergan 55, East Peorla 30 Third Place Canton 72, Macomb 56 East Peorla 65, Canton 61 Peorla Bergan 58, Macomb 49 Macomb Western 78, Aledo 65 VIT 65, Carthage 60 .Macomb Western 79, VIT 51 . At Prlncevllle Championship 42 Dunlap 58, Toulon 51 At Edwardsvllle Third Place Cahpkla 87, Gillesple 75 Madison 96, Sparta 69 Championship • Mater Del 54, Assumption 52 Third Place Okawvllle 84, Mascoutah 28 O'Fallon 53, Tlnley Park 43 Trlco 67, Althoff (J2 Assumption 54, Okawvllle 51 Mater Del 63, Mascoutah 54 At Oak Lawn Third Place Oak Lawn 03, Reavls 48 No 3 rth nb 70 0k South 78, Wheaton At Freeburg Championship Venice 83, Lebanon 57 Third Place , Behtalto 71, Freeburg 50 Glbault 51, Chester 49 At Notre Dame Championship Notre Dame 68, M At Oak Third Place Oak Lawn 63, Reavls 48 North*™* S ° Uth 78> . Wne ""»t<«l At Frceburg Championship Venice 83, Lebanon 57 Third Place Bethalto 71, Frebeure 5(K Glbault 51,' Chester 49 At Notre Dame Championship Notre Dame 68, Marian Catholic o3 North 1018 DeSale9 M - LuBier Chamipon)4Ip At Dunbar Championship Dunbar 42, Harlan 35 Third Place Hlrch 90, Waller 48 At Luther North Champlonhslp Rldgewood 52, Lake Park 41 Third Place Von Steuben 80, Mundeleln 54 Luther North 63, Wauconda 62 WulRley South 72, Schurz 69 Llndbloom 75, Taft 73 (2 OT) At Nlles North Championship Niles West 49, Grant 45 Third Place Nlles North 71, Elk Grove 57 At Proviso West Championship Proviso East 71, LaGrange Lyons 68 Jollet West 84, St. Joseph 64 At Kunkakee Championship St. Ignatius 81, Woodruff 54 Woodruff 62, Eastrldge 45 At MeUimora Metamora 52, Dee Mack 49 Third Place Henry 56, Chllllcothe 1VC 51 At Grayslakc Championship Carmel 65, Lake Zurich 48 Grayslake 80, Cary Grove 69 At DeKalb Championship Hinsdale Central 73, DeKalb 71 (3 OT) ' Crystal Lake 60, Sycamore 55 Maine East 80, St. Charles 77 Hinsdale Central 82, Maine East 75 At Timothy Chlrstlan Foreman 68, Prosser 48 Roosevelt 64, Lisle 61 Hillcrest 86, Qulgley North 58 Timothy Chrlstfan 49, Walther Lutheran 45 At . Carbondiile Championship Carbondale 50, Meridian 47 • Third Place Chicago St. Patrick 63, Peorla Manual 54 At Duran Championship Hononegah 54; Pecatonlca 51 Third Place Byron 79, Rockford Lutheran 60 East-West Round Robin At Rockford Rockford East 82, Wheaton Central 63 Rockford West 70, Main South 68 T Aurora East Championship Aurora East 81, New Trier West 77 Third- Place Wheeling 73, Carl Sandburg 69 At Proviso West Cahmplonshlp Proviso East 71, LaGrange Lyons 08 At Rockford Championship Chicago Carver 76, Zlon-Benton 62 Chicago CarJSdzvi Rockford BoyJan 71 Rockford Boylan 65, Princeton 62 (£ Ol) Antloch 84, Winnebago 21 Wednesday's College Basketball Tournament 8 Holiday Festival Tourney Championship So. Caro, 86, W. Kentucky 84 Third Place i ^Providence 84, St. John's, N.Y, Fifth Place Holy Cross 84, Cornell 64 Steel Bowl Tourney Consolation Duquesne 79, Wm, & Mary Si LeMoyne Christmas Tourney y 8 * Championship Lafayette 89, Le Moyne 75 Consolation Boston U, 3, Hobart 57 Kodak Classic Fordham 128, Rochester 72 Consolation California 94, Air Force 67 Gem City Invitational ' Championship Brown 83, Vermont 72 Consolation American 78, Gannon 73 New Hampshire 74, Wagner 65 Clark 73, Worcester Tech 68 Old Dominion Classic Championship Old Dominion 89, Auburn 78 .. .. Consolation Xavler, Ohio 82, Tulane 66 tangerine Bowl Championship Ohio 84, Seton Hall 82 Third Place Stetson 67, Rollins 87 Big Eight Tourney Championship Kansas 72, Nebraska 82 Consolation Oklahoma 83, Kansas State 52 Milwaukee Classic Championship , Marquette 72,. Wisconsin 69 Consolation Texas 85, Dartmouth 76 All College Tourney Championship ' State. 101, Wichita Kan. ~Kaf West Classic Championship Oregon State 68, Oregon 84 Consolation Washington St. 65, Stanford 55 Rainbow Classic Championship Hawaii 94, BYU 90 consolation Illinois 78, St. Louis 60 Granite city Classic Championship Moorhead, Minn. St. 70. St. Thomas, Minn. 68 Third -Place Great Falls G9, St. Cloud 60 Fifth Place Cent. St. Ohio 51, Cent. Mich. Seventh Place Gift'' J7 4 hn ' s ' Mlnn - 96,'Lakehead, Charlotte Invitational Championship me 75, Boston College 63 Championship Mass. 79 Colgate 67 Consolation Long Is. 87, St. Michael's 81 Springfield 54, Valparaiso 49 Trojan Invitational Championship o ' H ° USton 67 st - 70 Championship ' 78 ' Jacksonvil "= " . Championship Vanderbllt 92, Toledo 74 Palmetto Classic •Navy 78, Baylor 76 Presidential Classic . Championship Geo. Wash. 81, E. Tenn. St. 76 Consolation Va. Tech 77, Richmond 57 Other Games South No. Caro. 98, Northwestern 74 Duke 67, Penn State 56 Fla. South. 77, Maine 64 Marshall 96, Morehead 86 . Louisville 98, SMU 85 Midwest Kent St. 73, No. Illinois 68 Minnesota 79, Australian Nation- Butler 104, Ball State 96 Southwest gt steph. F. Austin 129, Tarleton Sul Ross 90, Texas A&I 75 Sam Houston St. 94, E. Texas W. Tex. St. 80, Colo. St. 63 McMurrx 78. How. Payne 71 SW Texas 80, Angelo State 78 Piasa Birds nudged in title game CAELINVILLE, — Southwestern, unbeaten in seven previous basketball starts, lost a heartbreaking 58-57 decision to Lincolnwood in the championship game of the Carlinville Holiday Tournament Wednesday night. Other contests found Hillsboro defeating North Greene, 80-69, for third place, and Nokomis downing Glenwood Chatham, 83-64, for fifth place. Going for its ninth victory in 11 starts, Lincolnwood led at .the quarter, 15-9, but only held a one-point halftime edge, 29-28. Southwestern led at the end of the third period, 44-43. Three of the Piasa Birds broke into double figures. Ray Taylor had 16; Dave Hartman 15. and Duane Orban, 14. LINCOLNWOOD 58, SOUTHWESTERN 57 LINCOLNWOOD 15 14 14 15—58 S'WESTERN 9 19 16 13—57 LINCOLNWOOD— Truebe 1, D. Langer 14, R. Langer 1, Fulbach 13, Matli 13, Hobson 16. FG 18, FT 22, PF 21. SOUTHWESTERN — Orban 14, Hartman 15, Taylor 16, Thaxton 3, Rathgeb 7, Huebner 2. FG 19, FT 19, PF 21. Civic Memoral finishes third at Freeburg FREEBURG — A 33-point splurge in the second quarter gave Venice an 83-57 basketball victory over Lebanon here Wednesday, marking the Red Devils' fifth Freeburg tournament crown, in the last six years. Civic Memorial, the No. 1 seed, won third place honors over Freeburg,. 71-50. Cedric Gardner, who scored 42 points against Civic Memorial in the latter's only tourney defeat, had 27 points to pace winning Venice. Freeburg fell behind Civic Memorial because of 16 first' half errors and was never in contention as the Eagles led all the way. Dennis Jones had 13 points to lead Freeburg. cw 7,, , CMC MEMORIAL— Bottoms 10, Drake a, Fitzgerald 2, Jones 13 NE Louisiana 76, Lehlgh 71 COHS.OI&UQII •Hartwlck 102, CITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Chlco's 70 (Lockett 18), Me- Afoos- 88 (McAToog 18) (fide) Varble TV 81 (Rollins 29), Pslry 7? (Harmon 22) Alton Evening Tei-graph Thursday, Dec. 31, IStO Happy coach Arizona State University players give Head Coach Frank Rush an affectionate slap on the head after they defeated the University of North Carolina 48-26 in Wednesday night's Peach Bowl contest in Atlanta. (AP Wirephoto) Arizona State best in snow ATLANTA, (AP) - Arizona State's Sun Devils may be accustomed to run in the sun, but snow doesn't seem to slow them down. "I think we've proven now we can play on a football field with anyone in the nation," said Sun Devil Coach Frank Rush; after his unbeaten eighth-ranked team swamped North Carolina 48-26 in the snowbound Peach Bowl Wednesday night. "The conditions weren't good but it didn't stop us. "We had a mission and we accomplished it." Arizona State's mission was to win its first bowl game in five tries and the Sun Devils overcame a 26-point second' quarter by the Tar Heels to win going away. Arizona State piled up a 21-7 lead before North Carolina erupted for three touchdowns in the last five minutes of the second period for a 26-21 halftime edge, The last half was all Arizona State, however, as the Tar Heels couldn't get untracked behind second- string quarterback Mike Mansfield. Mansfield came in when starter Paul Miller was knocked unconscious on a jarring tackle as he was firing a 36-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. North Carolina's All-American tailback Don McCauley, who scored three touchdowns, said the team felt it was a "cheap shot" when Miller was hit by defensive end Junior Ah You, who was named the game's Most Valuable Player. Arizona State's" speedy backfiekT of quarterback Joe Spagnola, halfback Monroe Eley,. wingback Steve Holden and fullback Bob Thomas, along with end J. D. Hill, kept the ball moving. Eley, .a sophomore, was named the game's outstanding offensive player. Eley's performance overshadowed that of McCauley, who gained 143 yards on 36 carries. A record crowd of 52,126 sat through the wintry weather to watch the Sun Devils, who wound up the year 11-0, and the Tar Heels, who finished 8-4. Cunningham a pain against the Bucks B y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Charity begins at home and Billy Cunningham took advantage of it to help do in the Milwaukee Bucks. Cunningham made all'17 of his free throws and scored 35 points Wednesday night in leading the Philadelphia 76ers to 119-107 homecourt victory . that snapped the Bucks' five- game winning streak. Lew •Alcindor led Milwaukee with 30 points. In other National Basketball Out as Rams 9 coach Los Angeles Bams coach George Allen talks to newsmen after lie w&s tired in what he termed a "cold" manner with no expression of appreciation by Bams president Daniel Beeves, Beeves notified Allen by telephone from New York that his contract would not bo renewed. (UPI Telephoto) Association games, the New York Knicks took San Francisco '111-103, Detroit 'edged Cincinnati 119-115, Baltimore whipped Buffalo 106-90, Seattle belted Chicago 128-109 and Phoenix pummeled Los Angeles 132-114. In the American Basketball Association, Pittsburgh topped Kentucky 125-118, Virginia nipped the New York Nets 124-123, Carolina outlasted Denver 136-132 and Texas downed Memphis 113-104. The Knicks rallied in the fourth quarter behind Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley to make up a nine-point Warriors lead. Frazier scored 29 points, Dave DeBusschere 27 and Bradley 24 for' New York. Nate Thurmond scored 24 for San Francisco. Four foul shots in the last 43 seconds by Dave Bing, who scored 28 points, lifted the Detroit Pistons over Cincinnati. Johnny Green paced the Royals with 29 points. Varsity-Alumni game at Marquette High The Lettermen's Club of Marquette High School will sponsor the Second Annual Varsity-Alumni basketball game on Saturday night at Marquette. The game starts at 8 p.m, and .will feature past performers of the Marquette basketball teams against the present Explorer squad. Ticket prices are $1 per person and may be purchased at the door. Granite City wins Pontiac tournament PONTIAC - Granite City defeated Normal U. High, 5447, for the Pontiac tournament basketball title here Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the Warriors, who have now won eight of 12 games, scored an upset triumph over Chicago Heights Bloom, 67-66. Consolation crown goes to Redbirds; Carbondale champ By DON PLARSKI Telegraph Sports Editor CARBONDALE - Alton High School's Redbirds won a first place trophy in the Seventh Annual Carbondale High School Holiday Basketball Tournament here Wednesday. It may not have been the one they wanted, but after getting' upset in their first game on Monday by Decatur Eisenhower by an 81-77 count, they and their coach, Ralph Sterrett, had to be pleased to some extent. The Redbirds fought their way through the consolation bracket Wednesday by first, trimming Mt. Vernon in a morning game, 94-50, then coming back later in the afternoon to take the title of the losers' bracket from tall Highland Park, 68-53. The Redbirds toyed with Mt. Vernon. In the process, they set three tourney records. The 94 points broke the previous one - game scoring mark by one team, held by the 1967 Alton team and the 1969 Belleville East club. They pulled down 59 rebounds to break the old mark of 57 set by the Redbirds against Olney in. 1966 and Belleville East against St. Patrick (Chicago) in 1967 against Alton. The third record was the most points in the second half — 53. The old mark was 52. The score was tied 17-17 at the end of the first period before the Redbirds broke loose with 24 markers in the second quarter to nine for the Rams. It was 41-26 at halftime. After three periods it was 69-43. Ron Caldwell, the most consistent performer of the three • day meet, led Alton with 24 points on 11 of 15 field goals and two free throws. Glen Lott and Jim Johnson each tallied Island Chris Mills had 15. Against Highland Park, Alton had a tough time for the first half, leading by three at the intermission, 27-24. Came the third quarter and the Re.dbirds erupted for 22 points to 14 for the Chicago suburban team that was seeded second in the tourney (Alton was fourth). It was Caldwell and Jim Johnson who showed the way again, Caldwell had 21 points and Johnson 19. The game was close in the third quarter when Caldwell gave his mates the park they needed. His three - point play gave Alton a 37-28 margin with 5:24 remaining in the period. The lead continued to grow as the game progressed in the latter stages. Alton hit .500 from the field with 27 baskets in 54 at- Illiiii beat St. Louis U. in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) - The University of Illinois won the consolation championship of the seventh annual Rainbow Classic Wednesday, defeating St, Louis University 78-60. University of Hawaii rallied from a 9-point deficit to defeat Brigham Young 94-90 to win the championship while Michigan upset the basketball tournament favorite Villanova 103-87 for third place. Rich Howat, a 6-2 guard from Downers Grove, 111., led Illinois and won game scoring honors with 29 points. High man for St. Louis was Harry Rogers with 12. Illinois led from the outset and at one time held a 22 point lead. The first half was a slowdown contest- with Illinois leading 28-22. In an earlier game Wednesday, New York University snapped an eight-game losing streak, beating Army, Hawaii, 104-73. The Wolverines, who ran their record to 6-4, were led by Henry Wilmore, who scored 31 points and tied the high scoring mark for this year's tournament. Howard Porter led Villanova with 29 points. Michigan led throughout the game and was in front by 28 points at the half, 59-31. tempts. The Birds were tough under the boards as they were the entire tourney by pulling down 38 rebounds. The victory over Highland Park left Alton with an 8-2 record as it has little time to mull over Carbondale feats. The Redbirds are in action Saturday night when they hit the road for a game at Breese against Mater Dei. It will be a tough one. Mater Dei won its own tourney Wednesday night by edging a strong Assumption team, 54-52. CONSOLATION StMI-F'INAL ALTON (94) MT. VER. (SO) fl pf Minor 324 Montford Mills 4 7 4 LeMay J. J'son s 2 3 .Inmes Caldwell 11 2 4 Bevls Lott Ewlng Dowel! Pearson fi fi 0 Edson fg ft pf r, 3 3 0 2 1 773 1 0 2 6 0 003 Osterman 004 2 1 1 Hayes 003 0 0 1 Rlchey .) 0 1 R. J'son 002 Furby 000 Wohlert I 0 0 Nelson 0 0 1 Clark Burton 1 0 1 Holloway 0 0 1 020 CONSOLATION TITLE ALTON (68) MT. VEU. (53) f8 « pf fg ft pf 1 0 1 Dlacenza 303 3 1 3 Travetto 254 753 Casey 2 3 3 - - - 573 602 000 0 0 1 000 Minor Mills J.J'son — -~ « w .. • n \j v^ua^v g. ,> ,> Caldwell 853 Borenstein 573 Lott 5 1 3 Anderson 602 Powell 22-0 Dacy 000 Ewlng l o 1 Popke 0 0 1 R. J'son 000 Freeman 000 Pearson 0 o 0 Clark 000 Burton 000 Totals 271414 Totals TgTin 1 2 3 4 T ALTON 12 15 22 19—(58- MT. VERNON 17 9 17 7—50 Totals 26 22 13 Totals 191221 1 2 S 4 T ALTON 17 24 28 25—94 MT VERNON 17 9 17 7—50 CARBONDALE — Most valuable player Mike Waller led Carbondale to a 50-47 championship tournament victory over Meridian here Wednesday night. Carbondale led at (lie quarter, 14-11; the half, 27-20, and at the end of the third quarter, 38-:)4. Cleve Mabnrn led Meridian with 18 points. Charles Hughlett hit a pair of successive*buckets midway through the fourth period to give Carbondale a. lead it never relinquished. Meridian defeated Chicago St. Patrick, 50-55, and Carbo n d a 1 e dropped Peoria Manual. 61-56, to gain entry J n t o the championship game. CAKBONDALE 50, MERIDIAN 47 CARBONDALE 14 13 U 12—50 MERIDIAN 11 9 14 13—47 CARBONDALE—Mack 7, Waller 18, Houghlett 13, Kelly 6, Campbell £, Monroe 4', Aaron 0. FG 22, FT G, PF 13. MERIDIAN—Hawkins 9, Dumas Wake Forest Jacksonville, Associated Press Sports Writer Top-ranked UCLA and No. 2 South Carolina both cap- t u r e d college basketball holiday tournaments Wednesday night—but neither had quite the adventure that Wake Forest did in winning a tourney of its own. The Deacons whipped ninth- ranked Jacksonville 78-77 to take the Gold Coast Classic and they had to do it not once, but twice. UCLA coasted to the Steel Bowl title, whipping Pittsburgh 77 - 64, and South Carolina won the Holiday Festival, edging fifth-ranked Western Kentucky 86-84 in a frantic finish. Bu no finish was quite as frantic as Wake Forest's heartstopper over Jacksonville, the nation's highest scoring team. John Orenczak hit a basket with 25 seconds left to give the Deacons the lead and the Wake Forest bench exploded in celebration when the final buzzer sounded, apparently signaling the victory. But an official ruled that Wake Forest's Pat Kelly had been fouled with three., seconds left and the court was . cleared of celebrants for the foul shot. Kelly missed his free throw, 7-foot-2 Artis Gilmore cleared the rebound for Jacksonville and called time with one second remaining on the clock. Jacksonville tried a court- length pass, hoping Gilmore would tip it in, but determined Wake Forest batted the. ball away and celebrated again— this time for keeps. Slender Charlie Davis whipped in 30 points and was named most vaaluable player in the tourney as the.De.aco.ns tagged Jacksonville "with its second loss in less than a week. The Dolphins' other loss came against Western Kentucky and the No.. 5 Hilltop- pers almost pulled the Holiday Festival crown out of South Carolina's grasp in the final seconds at New York. The Gamecocks had used six straight pressure foul shots by Tom Hiker and John Roche to take command against Western Kentucky. But the Hilltoppers weren't through. With 13 seconds left, they swiped consecutive inbounds passes and converted baskets by Jim Rose and Rex Bailey to weep within two points of SC. Then, incredibly, Jim McDaniels picked off another Carolina pass. But his 10-foot jumper at the buzzer rolled off the rim and SC had the title. Kevin Joyce led SC with 25 points and Riker had 24. Me- 'Daniels, named MVP had 20 and Jim Rose added 25 for Western Kentucky, now 8-1. UCLA pulled away in the final 10 minutes to beat Finished Wail PANELING Pittsburgh and take the Steel Bowl title. Sidney Wicks and Curtis Howe scored 26 points apiece for the top-ranked Bruins. UCLA's victory ended a Red Berenson again haunts Philadelphia ST. LOUIS (AP) - Strong- legged Red Berensin didn't call it one of his better games, but the Philadelphia Flyers are convinced it will do .until the real thing comes along.: Berenson scored a goal and contributed four assists in the St. Louis Blues 5-2 victory over the Flyers Wednesday night in a National Hockey League game. "I can think of better games I've had, but it helps bring back the confidence," said Berenson, whose goal in the second period was his third in as many games and 'gives him 14 for the season. Injured Oct. 18 in a game against Chicago, Berenson now appears completely recovered. His performance included a picture pass setting up right wing Tim Ecclestone for the game's first goal at 10:06 of the first period. Twenty minutes later the all-star center's shot was rebounded from in the slot by left wing Bill Sutherland. Before the Flyers regained their breath, the Blues' 6-foot, 185-pound captain rifled another shot at Philadelphia goaltender Doug Favell and. Ecclestone flicked in the rebound to make it 3-1. Then, Berenson shot • a rising backhand from 25 feet that blazed past Favell to put the score out of reach at 4-1. SCORE BY PERIODS PHILADELPHIA 1 0 1—2 ST. LOUIS 1 3 1—5 FIRST PERIOD—1. St. Louis . Ecclestone 8 (Berenson) Lorentz) 10:06; 2. Philadelphia, Gendron 10 (Dprnhoefer, Lacrolx) 19:43. Penalties— Pieard 1:53; Dornhoefer '2:03; W. Plager 2.:55; Lesuk 5:54; Ecclestone 7:17; Ecclestone 12:50; Sabourln 18:01. SECOND PERIOD—3. St. Louis, Sutherland 7 (Berenson, Roberts) 10:31; 4. St. Louis, Ecclestone 9 (Berenson, Sutherland) 11:11); 5. St. Louis, Berenson 14 (Sabourin, Sutherland) 14:59. Penalties— McCreary 17:40. THIRD PERIOD—6. St. Louis, B. Plager 5 (Berenson) 6:06; 7. Philadelphia, Watson 3 (Johnson, Dornhoefer) 6:15. Penalties—Gendron 4:14; Lesuk 5:40; Ecclestone 5:40; Ecclestone 10:30; St. Marseille 13:55; Plcard 19:26. SHOTS ON GOAL By: PHILADELPHIA 4 10 10—24 ST. LOUIS 9 19 12—39 Goaltenders: Philadelphia, Fa- velle (Parent In third period); St. Louis, Wakely. A—18,407. DUGGER Swimming Pools YM> Sporting Goods FULL LINE OF ^ SPORTING GOODS School Letter Jackets TOP SCORERS FG F TF Caldwell. Alton 40 21 101 Davis. Peoria Manual 39 10 88 Waller, Carbondale 34 17 85 .Johnson, Alton 32 11 74 Baxter. DuQuoin 24 17 65 ALL-TOURNEY TEAM FIRST TEAM Caldwell, Alton Waller, Carbondale Davis, Peoria Manual HouBhlett, Carbondale Baxter, DuQuoin SECOND TEAM Cozart, Carml Maborn, Meridian Buckner, Thornrldge Dumas, Meridian Chrlstensen, Chicago St. Patrick. upsets 78-77 four-year Steel Bowl reign for c o h o s t Duquesne which finished third by whipping William and Mary 79-54. Kansas, ranked 12th in the country, won the Big Eight Tournament with an awesome defensive show that overpowered Nebraska 72-52. Dave Robisch pitched in with 23 points and led a fired- up Kansas defense that harassed Nebraska all over the floor. It was Kansas' 10th victory in the 25-year history of the tournament. Unbeaten Fordham used a record-setting 46-point show by Charlie Yelverton to beat Rochester 128-72 and take the Kodak Classic. Yelverton's total set both school and tournament records and led the Rams, 100, to their first tourney victory ever. In the Sugar Bowl, .Vanderbilt walloped Toledo 92-74, winning the title for the third time in the four years it has competed. Thorpe Weber and .Rod Freeman led the Commodores with 21 points each. Southern California, No. 4 in the country, took it's Trojan Invitational, employing a balanced attack to wear down Houston 77-64. Chris Schrobilgen's 21 points led five double-figure scorers for the Trojans, now 9-0. Tennessee, No. 10, took third place in the tourney, whipping Michigan State 8170. LaSalle won the Charlotte Invitational, using 23 points and 13 rebounds by Kenny Durrett to whip Boston College 75-63. In the Tangerine Bowl, Ohio University nipped Seton Hall for the title with Todd lalich feeding Craig Love for a late basket, then adding two free throws himself in the 84-82 victory. National Hockey League Wednesday's Results Boston 6. Minnesota 2 Toronto 3, California 1 Pittsburgh 3, Montreal 3 tie St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 2 Vancouver 4, Los Angeles 1 Only games scheduled Thursday's Games Chicago at Detroit Minnesota at Pittsburgh Only games scheduled Friday's Game Boston at Buffalo Only game scheduled HIT Wi'Zud St-Befhalto 259-6454 — 377-6662 FRONT-END ALIGNMENT We'll check your alignment, correct camber, ouster and toe-in. t We have Walker's Mufflers and Tailpipes • Goodyear Shock Absorbers Sold and Installed WELLS TIRE CO. 888 IS. Broadway,

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