Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 8, 1964 · Page 14
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Big Eight's Top Teams Square Off Big Eight BASKETBALL By JIM VAN VALKENBURG Associated Press Sports Writer The Big Eight's top four basketball teams will have at it tonight. Kansas State, with a poor record in the mountain air of Boulder, plays at Colorado; Oklahoma State faces Missouri' at Columbia, where OSU has never won in five games as a Big Eight member. Surprising Colorado and Oklahoma State are tied for first with 4-1 records, K-State stands 4-2 and Missouri 3-2. Tex Winter, K-Statc coach, has tried various formulas to overcome the altitude factor in Boulder. He had the team arrive early, arrive just before the game; he talked about the altitude and ignored it. None worked. Colorado has beaten the Wildcats four straight years in Boulder. Sox Walseth, Colorado coach, counters the altitude theories with a complaint of his own. "River bottom sickness gets us in Manhattan," he says. The race is so scrambled at this stage that each of the top four, except for Missouri, could be alone at tl)H top after tonight. Missouri could get as high as a second place tie, a half game from the top. Kansas, in. fifth place at 3-4. plays at Iowa State, 2-4, and Oklahoma, 1-6, goes to Nebraska, 2-3, in the other games tonight. Kansas is trying to regroup after losing four players, two of them talented regulars, at the semester break. Iowa State is in the midst of a comeback. Nebraska has dropped three straight in the conference but scared K-State Monday before losing in overtime. Oklahoma has lost six straight league games, but made it close until the fading moments each time. An important factor for Oklahoma State is the condition of Jim King's lame back. King didn't start Monday in OSU's 65-59 upset by Colorado at Still- watr. By the time the talented 6-foot-G pivot got in the game, the Cowboys were far behind. King is a 60 per cent field shooter, a top rebounder and outstanding defensive hand. Without him, OSU will be hurt under the boards. Missouri has George Flamank and Ray Bob Carey and figures to give the Cowboys trouble even if King is in top form. Colorado beat K-State twice last season in getting a co-title with the Wildcats, then ups- them 60-59 at Manhattan in the league opener this season. The Buffs have Jim Davis, the league's No. 1 rebounder, but K-State has Willies Murrell and 7-foot Roger Suttner to offset him. Colorado used deadly outside shooting to sink OSU and K-State. They'll need it again this time. College Scores Junior College Parsons 91, Butler County 73 Coffcyvillc 82, lola 46 Dodge City 80, Arkansas City IftEAIWINNCft! Your regular income it vital to the happiness and security of your family. But thii income could be cut off quickfy—and per. haps for a long time—as the result of accident or sickness. Ask about our new Guaranteed Renew, able Income Protection Plan. 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