Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on January 11, 1971 · Page 15
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Alton Evening Telegraph Monday, January 11,1971 B-3 HIGH SCHOOL LOCAL Alton 72. Granite City 50 Duchesnc 84, Marqur-tte -in ^East. St. Lonis 30, Wood River Civic Memorial 71, Dupo 4H Quincy 04, Edwardsvllle 7-1 Belleville West 81 Cahokia fi» Mascoutah 65, Jerseyvilic 4-1 Quincy CB fin, Bel'levillc East 60 Southwestern 05. Virden 64 Pawnee 67, Greenfield 66 (ot) Assumption 8R, Lebanon 59 Wordcn 83, Mulberry Grove 68 Carlinvllle 63. Giliespie 52 Winchester 67, Pittsfield 63 OTHERS Effingham 75, Greenville 54 Hillsboro 78, Vandalia 53 Lltchfleld 62, Sheibyvllle 61 Pana 77, Taylorville 54 Bluffs 59, Plymouth 49 Milton East Pike 85, TSD 70 Meredosla 64, Pleasant Hill 56 DeKalb 78, Rochellc 68 East Leyden 81, Glenbard East 76 Geneva 77, Napervillc 67 West Leyden 87, Morton West .Toliet Central 56, KankaUcc Eastridge 48 Pekin 67, Peoria Central 52 Peoria Manual 49, Woodruff 42 East Peoria 84, Spaldlng 78 Galesburg 68, East Moline 62 MacArlhur 63, Canton 59 Blnomlngton 67, Morton 52 Monmouth 76, Abingdon 68 Ottawa 70, Toluca 67 Keokuk, Iowa, 89, Macomb Western 61 Bremen 57, Homewood 53 Maine West 63, Wheeling 55 Mt. Carmel 60, St. Rita 54 Springfield Southeast 83, Jacksonville 82 Springfield Lanphier 78, Champaign Centennial 73 Mattoon 76, Springfield 59 East St. Louis Lincoln 51, Griffin •15 Lincoln 61, Ml. Pulaski 48 Centralia 74, Benton 72 Herrin 70, Marion 57 Sparta 77, Pinckncyville 71 Metropolis 76, Padticah-St. Mary 66 Meridian 73, Cape Girardcau 40 Chicago Heights Bloom 64, Moline 58 Rock Island 78, Rockford West 74 Galesburg 68, East Moline 62 Thornton 64, Hinsdale Central 61 Eisenhower 08, .Toliet West 52 Thornton Fractional North 60, Rich Central 59 .loliel East ill, Providence 73 Thornridge 73, Washington Park (Racine, Wis.) 61 Lincoln-Way 89, Rich East 84 Willowbrook B5, Hinsdale South 55 COLLEGE BASKETBALL East Penn 92, Dartmouth 77 Harvard 62, Princeton 60 Villanova 118, St. Peters, N..I. Fordham 102, Holy Cross 78 St. John's N.Y. 82, Hawaii 76 Bucknell 61, Colgaie GO Springfield 95, Tufts 79 Yale 74, Cornell 0 Rhode Island 75, Conn. 67 St. Bonavenlure 85, Kent St. 68 Niagara 61, Canisius 55 Rochester 84, Amherst 76 Cheyncy St. 91, Shlppensburg 64 Davidson 66, West Virginia 57 Penn State 77, Seton Hall 76 Columbia 79, Brown 74, ot South The Citadel 90, Furman 80 S. Carolina St. 00, Ala. A£M 87 Kentucky 101, Florida 75 • Wm. & Mary 72, Richmond 67 V. Tech 87, Geo. Wash. 77 Tennessee 51, Georgia 47 Jacksonville 124, Miami, Fla. 82 Virginia 66, Clemson 56 East Carolina 71, VMI 63 Maryland 31, So. Caro. 30 Randolph-Macon 51, Navy 50 Lafayette 85, Tampa 83 LSU-New Orleans 92, Trinity 75 LSU 106, Auburn 92 Tex. A&M 66, No. Caro-Charlotte Birds rip Granite, 72-50, take Southwestern lead Rebound to Johnson Jim Johnson (52), Alton's (J-7 ('.enter, comes dovvn with a rebound in Saturday night's action. Helping him out is teammate Ron Cakhvcll. At left is Grani<e City's Joe Wallace. Balon scores twice, ers beat Blues 62 53 Georgia Tech 77, Tulane 67 Memphis St. 78, Louisville 15 North Carolina 79, Duke 74 Midwest Ohio U. 100, Bowling Green 79 Illinois 89, Michigan St. 61 Michigan 90, Wisconsin 89 Detroit 70, Chicago Loyola 63 Iowa St. 75, Oklahoma St. 63 Miami, Ohio 61, Toledo 51 Cent. Ohio St. 60, Cen, Mich 98 West Michigan 89, Marshal! 82 Mo. Dak St. 101, S. Dak. St. Purdue 83, Minnesota 76 Indiana 101, Northwestern 90 DePaul 85, St. Joseph's, Ind. 71 Ohio St. 97, Iowa 76 Tulsa 66, Drake 60 Missouri 84, Oklahoma 78 Ma)-quette 91, Ohio Xaxier 60 Wichita St. 73, Arkansas St. 68 Kansas St. 70, Nebraska 69 SMU 97, Creighton 95 Southwest North Texas St. 84, Bradley 80 Texas 88, Arkansas 79 Stephen F. Austin 97, McMurry UTEP 66, Brigham Young 64 Oral Roberts 64, New Mex. 61 Houston 90, West Texas 71 Texas Tech 86, Cen. Mo. 61 Rice 108, Corpus Chrlstl 84 Far West USC 79, Wash. 72 Wyoming 91, Arizona 65 Weber St. 90, No. Ariz. 69 New Mexico 78, Utah 77 Ariz. St. 80, Colo. St. 77 UCLA 95, Washington St. 71 Boise St. 77, Idaho 76, ot Oregon 100, California 81 Oregon St. 88, Stanford 70 Fullerton St. 84, UC Irvln 82 San Diego St. 100, Seattle 85 Cent. Wash. 72, Simon Frascr Mercer Invitational Championship Mercer 60, Ga. Southern 53 Consolation Ky. St. 131, Fort Valley St. 03 Sunday Notre Dame 75, Air Force 71 Poor shooting spells defeat for SIU, 102-83 BEAUMONT, Tex. — Extremely poor shooting from the field spelled Southern Illinois University- Carbondale's demise here Saturday night, 102-83, against Lamar Tech. The Salukis could hit only 28 of 78 tries from the field for .356 while their host were banging away at a .443 clip-36- of-79. Stan Powles led SIU with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Elton Hayes had 18 points for the winners. L a M a r Tech led • in rebounds, 61-52. SlU —. Garrett- IB, Sturrick 10, Brusfield 14, Portugal 12, Powles 18, Crews 6. Hawthorne 7, Herrick 0, Murker 0. FG 2B, FT 27, PF 30. LAMAR TECH—Mayes 18. Collins 11, Dickinson 10, Hill !), nressen 14, Adams 12, Hughes ;v Wade 12, Sterliny 7, James 4. McKcller 2. FG 3G, FT 30, PF 24. WINNIPEG (AP) - U.S. competitors won the Canada- U.S. Speedskating Championship on the weekend for the fourth consecutive time, rolling up a total of 294»/ 4 points lo Canada's 65'^. The American squad held a 144-36 lead over the Canadians at the end of competition Saturday and stretched their margin of victory Sunday. C'mada last won the annual match in 1966. ST. LOUIS (AP) — Boston's John Bucyk is the National Hockey League's East; Division All-Star left wing, but New York Rangers Coach Emile "cat" Francis says he'd just as soon have his own Dave Balon. The hard-working Balon, held in check two periods by the St. Louis Blues, showed why in the final 20 minutes Sunday night by leading the Rangers from behind to a 4-2 NHL win. Scoring his 24th and 25th goals at just past, the season's midway point, Balon stuffed a shot past Blues' netminder Ernie Wakely off a faceoff at 1:53 of the last session. After goals by teammates Brad Park and Bob Nevin gave New York a 3-1 lead, he subdued a late Blues challenge by hitting the net again with 28 seconds to go. The 32-year-old Balon, second lo Bucyk in lasl week's NHL All-Star balloting Hill sparkles for North in Senior Bowl for the East, lied Detroit's Frank Mahovlich for 10th in league scoring last season with 70 points. This season he trails line-male Dave Tkaczuk in Ranger poinls but is far ahead of a pace producing 33 goals for him in 1969-70. "I think it's just the right combination on the. line he's working with," said Francis. "Las year we had a line of Balon, Tkaczuk and Nevin. This year it's Balon, Tkaczuk and Billy Fairbairn. It's guys working together and helping each other to score.'" The waspish Francis said he is also thinks Balon, who on his second lour as a Ranger, should have been a member of the NHL East's All-Stars lasl year. SUNDAY NUW YORK 0 0 •!—<! Bl.UF.S 0 1 1—2 FIRST PERIOD: Scoring—None. Penalties—Ratelle (holding) 18:11. SECOND PERIOD: Scoring—1. Blues: Cameron -1 (W. PlaBcr, McCrr.urv) !):49. Penalties—B. Placer (holding) 9:55. B. Plager (major—high sticking) 19:59. THIRD PERIOD: Scoring — 2 New York, Balon 24 (Tkaczuk, Fiiirbulrn) 1'53. 3. New York, Park 4 (Irving, Stemkowskl) 4:12. 4. New York, Nevin 12 (Park, Stemkowskl) 5:0:i. 5. Blues, Eccel- stone 12 (Berenson) 16:44. 6. New York, Btilon 25 (Tkac/uk) 19:32. Penalties—None. SHOTS NEW YORK 15 9 12—3(i BLUES G 7 11—24 By JIM BELL Telegraph Sports Writer Alton's basketball Redbirds have ascended the Southwestern Conference throne and could be destined to stay there. Shooting at the West Junior High goalry, they did it in convincing fashion by snapping Granite City's seven- game winning streak, 72-50, before a partisan crowd Saturday nighl. Their conquest of Pontiac's holiday tournament champs perched them atop the conference heap with a 5-1 record. They are 10-3 overall. On the other hand, the Warriors fell to 3-3 in league action and stand 9-4 out of it. Looming ahead for the Redbirds are East St. Louis' Flyers, their only conquerors in conference play, who will visit here Saturday in a watered-down condition. , Thanks to a mid-year graduation, the Flyers will bo without fi-foot-5 Doug Young, who has been averaging 20 points and 17 rebounds per outing, and lesser light Calvin Jennings, a 6-footcr. East St. Louis, which is 10-2 overall and 4-1 in conference, embarrassed Alton in the latler's conference debut, 7466. A conference ruling, year, permits mid-year graduates (Young and Jenings) only one game against SC foes in round-robin sdideuling. Alton commanded at every stopping point against Granite City but had to five times rally from behind before coasting home. Glen Lott hit a garbage- type, beat-the-clock shot at the first quarter's end to give the' Redbirds a 17-15 edge. It was 32-29 at halftime and 50-41 at the third quarter's halt. At the outset, and through the early going, the Warriors held leads of 2-1, 4-3, 6-5, 21-19 and 25-23. Midway of the second heat, Plunkett and Ham shine In Hawaii MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Arizona State's J.D. Hill, who scored two touchdowns for the North, says that playing in the Senior Bowl gave him something of an idea about what it will be like playing for the pros. "I've got lo do a lot more than I've been doing as a college player," said Hill, who was voted the game's outstanding player after the North defeated the South 31-13 in the Saturday match. "I'm glad I got the opportunity to play in this game with a quarterback like Dan Paslorini a n d against defensive backs like the South had," added Hill, who scored one of his touchdowns on a 73-yard pun,t return. Paslorini, the strong-armed passer from Santa Clara who engineered the North victory, hit 13 passes for Ifi'J yards, averaging 35 yards on seven punts, handling kickoff duties and adding to the scoring with a 27 - yard field goal. More than 100 National Football League coaches, scouts and personnel directors • watched the game under cloudy skies as the North scored two touchdowns in the opening period. The first came after Tom Duncan of Toledo ran a 43- yard interception return to the South two-yard line. Three plays later, the North scored on Pastorini's eight-yard shot to Hill'in the left corner of the end zone. Hill scored the other one when he fielded a line-drive punt at his own 27 and blazed his way for the goal line. HONOLULU (AP) — "There were a lot of great players out there, said Penn State's Jack Ham of his .fellow collegiate stars in Saturday's Hula Bowl game. One was Heisman Trophy winner Jim Plunkelt of Stan-ford, who completed 11 of 12 passes for 133 yards and scored the. lasl touchdown lo lead Ihe North to a 42-32 victory over the South. Plunkett was named the game's outstanding back and Ham was named the outstanding defensive player. Backing Plunkelt were Notre Dame's Joe Theismann and Ohio' Stale's Hex Kern, who doubled on offense and defense. Theismann gained 5!) , yards in four carries lo tie for game honors and set up a touchdown on a 37-yard punt return. Kern passed for one touchdown and intercepted a pass while on defense. Mississippi's Archie Manning led Ihe South's second half comeback after a 3.1-7 half lime deficit. He completed 3(1 of 33 passes for 2iJ4 yards and gained another 27 yards on eight carries. Winning Coach John Halston of Stanford said, "Any of my three could have dominated this game, and Manning really made a believer out of us all. A Hula Bowl rule which has the leading team kick off regardless of which learn scores the last touchdown kept the North defensive team on the field most of the third quarter. "Our offense was out of there so long we lost momentum, said Ohio Stale's John Brockington, who carried 14 times for 55 yards. South Coach Hayden Fry of Southern Methodist said, "We didn't deserve lo win because we played a bad first half But they stuck together... and I was proud of the way they came back. Civic Memorial overpowers Dupo, 71-49 B E T II A L T 0 — Civic Memorial rolled to its fifth straight Midwestern Conference basketball victory without defeat here Saturday, defeating Dupo, 71-49. The loss marked Dupo's fifth straight in conference wilhout a victory. Overall, the Tigers are 1-9. CM is 9-4. Curtis Drake hit 27 points for the winners while Don Marlcn chalked up 21. DUPO 1G 15 4 14—49 CIVIC MEM. 14 13 22 22—71 DUPO—Wolf 11, Marlon 21, Ferry 5, Harris 7, Flowers 5, FG 18, FT 13, PF 11. CIVIC MEMORIAL — Shaw 14', Wall 11, Bottoms B, Jones 8, Drake 27, Meyers !>. FG 30, FT 11, PF 11. Pro basketball Cage menu Pro hockey TONIGHT Tulsa at St. Louis U. TUIiSIMY Mar<|uette at North Greene Roxana at Southwestern Calhoun at Harry Northwestern (Palmyra) ut rol 1 1 on Greenfield at Franklin Triad at OT'ailon Worilen at Llvlnuston Hunker Hill at Winchester Wisconsin at Illinois hdwardhville at Harris Teachers Car- IJoblon New Yoi k Montreal Toronto Vancouver Detroit buffalo ( hicayo St. Louis Minnesota Philadel. Pill. l.os Ann Calif. hast W, 29 28 I'l 20 14 13 8 West 27 18 14 15 II) 11 12 Division L. 7 7 13 19 23 23 24 T. fj 6 8 2 4 4 7 Pts 63 62 4(i 42 33 30 23 Cil' 195 1.38 139 144 114 115 85 GA 108 8(i 111) 117 118 161 151 Division 8 10 19 19 20 2(1 2(i fi 12 8 (i 11 8 2 59 4!) .'Hi 34 31 :to 2li 155 luli ws 99 112 115 101 ill) 100 113 114 121 142 142 Saturday's Results New York 1. Minnesola 0 Chicago 4, Hoslon 3 Montreal 1, 1 us Angeles 0 Toronto 5, Pittsburgh 2 Detroit 3, Buffalo '.'.' Philadelphia 3, California 3 Vancouver '.',,, HI. Louis 2, tie Sunday's Results New York 4, St. Louib 2 Minnesota 3, Montreal 2 Philadelphia 3, Montreal 2 BoMin 7, California 4 Buffalo 2, Los An«eks 2, tie Toronto 3, Detroit 2 (July ii'"" e i> scheduled Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Gurnet New York at Vancouver California at St. Louis Only games scheduled Blackburn at Greenville WICDNliSDAY SIU Carbomlalc at livansvllle TJIU1ISDAY Prinriplfi at Harris Teachers ( 'ollcgc 1 U1DAY ColHnsvllIu at Wood Klver Civic Memorial at Madison Lasl St. Louis at Kdwardsvillc Cahokia m Uellevllle Hast Calhoun ul Winchester Gn.-uifiiHd at Carrollton HiKhlund at Triad Belleville Altholl at L ; abt St. 1 ouis Assumption llruhM.-ls at Hast Pike Carllnville at Staunton SATURDAY Last St. Louis at Alton WMA at Marqnelte Slaunton at ( ivlc Memorial Uellcvillc l-'.ast at Granite Ctiy L.dwaidsvllle at Hellevlllu West C.aliokla, at Collinsvllle Nokomls at Southwestern Culhoun at Jerseyvllle Greenfield at Northwestern Madison at Charleston Livingston ut Bunker Hill Highland nl Taylorville Hillbhuro at Carllnville Lincoln UaM St. Louis at Belleville Allhoff Indiana Slate at SlU-Carbondale Mlsuourl-St. Louis ut SlU-Ed- wardsvllle Greenville at Princlplu Eureka at Blackburn NBA Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W. L. Pet. G.B. New York 32 14 .(i()0 — Boston 2(t I!) .578 fl'/, Philadelphia 27 20 .574 M Buffalo 12 35 .255 2()>/ 2 Central Division Baltimore 2(1 17 .005 — Cincinnati 21) 23 .452 7 Atlanta 14 32 .304 14 Cleveland (i 44 .120 24 Western Conference Midwest Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Milwaukee 35 7 .833 — Detroit 30 10 .052 7 Chicago 2(i 18 .Sill 10 Phoenix 20 21 .553 l\y, Pacific Division Los Angeles 24 19 .558 — Sun Fran. 25 23 .521 I i/ a San Diego 23 24 .481) 8 Seattle 21 25 .457 4'/, Portland 15 31 .32« 10</£ Saturday's KexultK Philadelphia 123, Phoenix 112 Seattle 114, Cincinnati 110 San Francisco 100, San Diego 103 Milwaukee 118, Detroit 100 Cleveland 111, Buffalo 00 Portland 114, New York H6 Only gamoK scheduled Sunday's Kesults Philadelphia 115, Boston 107 Detroit 118, Los Angeles 10!) Chicago 141, Buffalo 113 Milwaukee 151, Baltimore 0!) Phoenix 110, Atlanta 105 Only games scheduled Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games East-West All-Star game ut San Diego ABA East Division W. I.. XI 14 2(i IK 18 24 1 !) 20 18 27 18 20 Division 28 13 il 15 23 21 Hi 2U 1U 28 Pet. .GOfi .591 420 .422 .400 .383 .1183 .U43 .:i23 .3H1 .30-1 G.D. 5 12 12 "A 13'/i MH l'/4 6 'A ny, 13$ Virginia Kentucky New York Carolina l-lorirllans Pittsburgh West Utah Indiana Memphis Denver Texas Saturday's HesulU Indiana 110, New York 8 Carolina 130, Kentucky 125 Virginia 135, Florldlunn 114 Memphis 113, Texas 112 Sunday'* Ke*ull» Memphis 114. Pittsburgh lOf Viralnlu 117, New York 107, Denver 124, Carolina 118, ot Utah 129, Florldians 116 Only names scheduled Monday'* Giunei Utah ut Indiana Kentucky vs Memphis ut Hush ville, Tenn. Only gamuts Htheiiuled luenduy's Games Carolina ut Utah i'londians ut Pittsburgh Texas ut Denver Only games scheduled coach Don Deterding's charges owned their biggest lead. 23-19, before the Redbirds moved out front to stay. Lott, with only 1:48 to go prior to intermission, scored A It o n ' s go-ahead bucket, lipping the ante to 26-25, putting the Warriors down to stay. Thenceforth they struggled to keep pace. Throughout the first period and on into the second, the score was tied five times and the lead changed hands as many. Mike DeRuntz, veteran G-S'/fc Warrior frontliner and 6-7 Jim Johnson of Alton staged a baseline bailie In the opening period. DeRuntz, hugging the lane in close, chalked up five buckels in six tries for 10 of Granite City's 15 first period points. Johnson, operating in identical style, counted eight of Alton's 17. Neither was that effective thereafter in scoring but both figured prominently around the boards as Johnson cuffed 13 rebounds and DeRuntz claimed nine. Much credit for checking DeRuntz belonged to defensive-minded Lott, who was the sandwich man in Alton's 2-1-2 zone. "It was Glen's job to keep DeRuntz from the boards after their first shot" explained winning coach Ralph Sterrett, "for we simply didn't want him taking any second tries. "And Glen did a good job on him," added the Rcdblrd boss. Proof of it lies in the fact that DeRuntz, before fouling out wilh 1:26 remaining, was limited to one field goal in each of the third and fourth quarters. While Lott was harrassing DeRuntz, Johnson marked up five points in the second period; six more in the third and then topped off his 21- point night with a lone bucket in the fourth. Alton made its breakaway after calling for time with 5:01 to go in the third period. The Redbirds were then up by only two, 36-34. Stcrretl's crew stuffed in six straight points and, after Terry Ripka's ripper from the side, added four more to pretty well spell out the outcome. That flurry made it 4C-36, causing Granite City to request time. Shortly thereafter, Alton ballooned the difference to 5038 before Kevin Dyer's three- point play on Lott's misdemeanor concluded the period's action at 50-41. The noteworthy part of Alton's push at that particular part of the third, when the 'Birdies out-scored the visitors 10-2, was its "team effort." Everybody — Loll, Johnson, Ron Caldwell, Dean Powell and Rick Minor — figured In the nine-bucket scoring spree without the benefit of a free throw. There again the Granite Cilians came up short. Only 22 personal fouls were whisllcd by distinguished referees Mike Ireland and Ray Sonnenberg and the Warriors were charged with 14 of them. That gave the Altonians four two-shot opportunities plus three bonus ones, leading to 16 free throws of 23 cracks from the line. Meanwhile, with only'eight personals assessed against the Ri-dblrds, the Warriors scored but four of nine gift chances, were limited to one two-shot blast and had only one bonus benefit with 1:05 to go In the contest. Nonetheless, the Redbirds would have won it on fielders alone, for they out-shot the Warriors 28-23 and outrebounded them, 34-26. Besides Johnson's leading bundle, Caldwell came up wilh 20 points and Minor, who didn't start, chipped In 12 at key times in Ihe lale going. Caldwell fed most of the opening half and scored but seven points. Then he "turned it on," scoring 13 in the final 16 minutes, nine of them coming in the last period. Caldwell's deftness and leadership shone brightly in that quarter. Alton out-scored Granite City, 22-9, yielding only four buckets afield to the Warriors. Six-foot-5 Hipka, shooting from the sides and corners, registered 12 jxiints to go with DeRuntz' top 19, the only Warriors to score in doubles. Alton cashed in 28 fielders in 57 attempts for a .491 average after carrying a .440 halftime percentage. Granite City marked 23 of 55 from the field for .418, less than its .437 gail at intermission. Both teams erred 15 times. '•- * * DOUBLE DRIBBLE — Even though his, Redbirds have completed the conference cycle and show but one loss ever - cautious Sterrett doesn't feel that his team is a shoo-In winner by any stretch of the term. . . "Remember, we still have Belleville West and Granite City to play again, both of them on the road," he warned ... Sam Miranda, former prep great at Collinsvllle who later starred for Indiana University under the late Branch McCracken, was in the audience, scouting for the primarily Interested In the talents of Caldwell and Johnson. . . Asked how freshman Dave Taynor, of Civic Memorial fame, was doing at K.U., Miranda winked, "He's doing fine, is a great shooter, a hard worker and we're very happy to have him." . . . Jay McCleary of the University of Missouri was a scouting visitor here Friday night when Alton derailed Belleville West. . . . Referees Ireland and Sonnenberg were both college stars, the former with Noire Dame and the latter at St. Louis University. Sonnenberg also docs considerable officiating for the National Football League . . due to the ineliglbiflty «f Young and Jennings. . .. "We would've had a helluva ball game with them," said Dehner, who now needs but a dozen more victories to achieve his coaching goal — 500. ... "Alton and Belleville West were the ones I said everybody would have to beat before it started," said Pick, "and it looks like I'm not going to be too far University of Kansas Colorful Pick Dehner ol East St. Louis, called Sunday morning, isn't as anxious about visiting here as before Nattily dressed In a Navy blue Jayhawk blazer, the dark-haired Miranda was TT I 1*11(5. G.C. i Rlpkn Krnus DeRuntz Wiggins Wallace Dyer Ireland Totals >gft 6 0 0 1 n i 2 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 23 4 Pf 3 0 5 1 4 0 0 14 ny Quarters: Granite City Alton ALTON (72) fg ft pf Mills Lott Johnson Cnldwell Powell Minor Ewlng Icffrles Pearson ratals 1 8 8 15 14 12 17 15 18 2 0 4 1 8 5 7 6 2 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 16 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 ~8 4 T 9—50 22- -72 Super Sophs glitter in Big 10 openers CHICAGO (AP) - It didn't take long for super sophomore Henry Wilmore of Michigan and George McGinnis of Indiana to bring out the superlatives. Each made his Big Ten debut by leading his team to victory and in no time at all the comparisons to Michigan's great Cazzie Russell were being made. Wilmore poured in 44 points in his conference debut to lead Michigan to a 90-89 victory over Wisconsin and McGinnis scored 38 points in a 101-90 victory over Northwestern. Illinois, the only team to w i n at home, dumped Michigan State 89-61 while Purdue fashioned a surprising 83-76 triumph at Minnesota and Ohio State had little trouble with defending champion Iowa, turning back the Hawkeyes 97-76 at Iowa City. ALFRED, N.Y. (AP) Cornell University won the Alfred University Invitational Ski Meet Sunday with the help of Jan Palmer, who won both the men's slalom and giant slalom events. WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — Lance Pulsen of Olympic Valley, Calif., won the giant slalom Sunday and took combined honors in the ninth annual Corcoran Cup slalom races on Mount Tecumseh. ' But the spotlight was on Wilmore and McGinnis. Michigan Coach Johnny On- called Wilmore "the greatest I've ever coached" but refused to make comparisons with Cazzie Russell. "We'll have to win the championship three times before we can start comparing him to Russell," said the elated Orr after Wilmore had hit on 17 of 25 field goal attempts and tossed in 10 of 12 free throws. As for McGinnis, Northwestern Coach Brad Snyder called him "something else. He's an unbelievable player." McGinnis, 6-foot-7 and 235 pounds, also snagged 23 rebounds causing Snyder to say, "He has more physical talent than any player I've seen in the Big Ten. Yes, I would say he has more physical ability than Cazzie Russell." Indiana Coach Lou Watson was completely pleased with McGinnis' performance since the sophomore sensation has a reputation of paying little 'attention to defense. "McGinnis played his best game of the season against Northwestern," said Watson. "He was good not only on offense but also on defense. He really worked at it. I don't know if McGinnis is the strongest player as any I've seen but he's certainly one of the strongest." The first round of Conference play held up claims of this being possibly one of the most wide open races In Big Ten basketball history, especially when the home court advantage creeps back into the picture. Four conference games are on tap Tuesday night with Wisconsin at Illinois, Minnesota at Indiana, Iowa at Michigan State and Northwestern at Purdue. MICH. ST. (61) ILL. (89) fs ft pf Kllgoro 2 1 3 We'spoon Benjamin 4 4 !> Miller Urcslln 023 Jackson Miller 32 Dean 0 2 Gnnnkas 0 0 Vnn'lcndo 0 3 Gul'wskl 2 2 Van Pelt 3 0 Cohrs 0 4 Prinyle 0 0 Shcrodn 0 1 1 Krclle 1 Howat 1 Connor 4 Foster 3 Cohen 3 Dedecker 0 O'Neal 2 Dozort 1 Shapland Rucks Snletta f g ft pf 2 2 B 333 652 0 1 5 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 8 4 0 1 280 1 0 2 3 2 1 000 001 0 1 0 Totals 20 21 27 Totuls 31 27 21 Score at half: Illinois 42, Michigan St. 24. BIG 10 CONFERENCE Illinois Indium* Purdue Michigan Michigan stale Wisconsin Minnesota lown Northwestern W. 1 1 1 1 ( 1 ( 0 0 0 0 0 Pot. 3 1.000 ) 1.000 ) 1.000 1 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 $5 buys your first lesson in a Cessna VETERANS! Wo are approved for G.I. flight trulnlnt! thru A.T.H. & DC3 type rmlnu. 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