Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 18, 1964 · Page 5
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FAN FARE Titcsday, februory II, If64 Bonham Keeps Lead in Valley Scoring Derby ' KANSAS CITY f AP1-Cincin- nati's Ron Bnnham has a commanding lead over Dave Stallworth of Wichita for the Missouri Valley Conference basketball scoring cro\vn, btif .S'tall- worth is strongl'- in front of feonham for all names. The Cincy All-America out- BCored his rival 2!)-J4 Saturday night, although Wichita won the game. This gave Bonham a 24.9 average 1o Stall worth's 22.3. Bonham has a 23-point lead with three games left. , This means Stal'.'vorth would have to average eight points a fame more than the Cincy standout to edge him for the crown. If Bonham continues at Ws present pace, Stalworth would need • 30.3 average his last three games to win. By W* Kansas State Moves To Top in Big Eight By JIM VAN VALKENBURG i clone spoilers is March 9 In Associated Press Sports Writer Ames. Kansas State won its sixth' Don't be surprsed if the race straight cliff-hanger and is alone j goes down to this final night, at the top in Big Eight basket-1 K-State stands 7-2, Colorado ball. But fhc- Wildcats wouldn't 16-.1 and Oklahoma State 5-3. be there without Iowa State's | Iowa State's victory jumped the timely help. j Cyclones to a fourth-place tie Iowa State knocked Colorado ; with Kansas at 5-5, as the Jay- out of a first place lie, 60-58 in ' hawks were losing 68-60 to Mis- overtime, nt Ames, • Monday - souri at Columbia, night. Just 48 hours earlier on five minutes from the gun. Iowa State held a 54-48 lead and tried to stall the last five minutes but Colorado rallied to tie it on Bob Joyce's late goal. The Cyclones took control again in the overtime. Rich Froistad, 6-foot-8 pivot who had 17 against OSU, hit 16 against the Buffs, Jim Davis of CU was held to 10. Finley Issues New A.L Challenge CHICAGO (AP) - Charles O. Finley, the insurance magnate who became a baseball owner when he purchased the Kansas City A's, has issued another chalenge to the American League. Belabored by the American League and more recently by Sen. Stuart Symington, D-Mo., Finley issued a statement Monday night saying he will carry his battle into the nations courts. He also asked the American League to make room at its Friday meeting for officials from Oakland. Finley is involved in a drag- out fight with Kansas City over a lease on its Municipal Stadium. He has asked for a tv:o- year lease, Kansas City wants four years. Officials in Kansas City backed down to three years, but Finley refused. The dispute has become a national affair. Sen. Symington took a hand Monday and sent a telegram to Joe Cronin, president of the American League. He said Finley refused the most favorable offer made to a club owner in modem baseball history. interested in appearing." he Finley said the Senator had said, "but I'm a little to busy, the wrong facts. Finley's long If they ever want me to appear, statement accused Symington of all they have to do is ask." turning the issue into a political to give it two teams on the West Coast. Finley has passed the Feb. IS deadline set by the American football and broueht UD his areu- Finley made "" bones about ' League for signing a contract IUOUJHH ana arougni up nis argu- .. . . . _,-_». »„ _-.,„ u., i _..." ., rvu., «~j «u« .•— renTo^Thv hTsTouW *£!?%'«? hte ™ts to m 0 v e h,s ^Kansas City and the im- ines his wav baseball team out of Kansas passe will come to a head at viniBt, «-».««^ h. « i Cit - v ' He has Ionged te move '"' Friday's meeting. Finley reiterated he spent to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. $411,000 to refurbish the Kansas City stadium. He said he has More recently, contrary to the wishes of the American League. taken more than $1 million ln| he signed a contract to move to losses since buying the club. Louisville. "Would the Senator, if he were in my place, take such a loss and tell the world that the welfare of baseball requires that he continue to take such losses and not seek relief consistent with honest competition in our national sport?" Finley asked. Finley said he will not appear in Washington Tuesday because he has not been invited. "I was asked if I might be His major objective now seems to be Oakland. Apparently Finley feels this might be accepted by the league in order DO YOU WANT SOFT WATER? $ale*—A«fitafs<—Soft JOHN TATRO Ift 4*6414 litqln* Overhauling, Complete Maintenance, lort*«, Tthre to. Mrfettao, Irak* Repair, tm«*». Trta*. te»alr, Oil «*«*•*, Lake * Wlftterlilflf. ALLEN'S SAFETY CENTER •INTtkNATIONAL MUPtttftS With A Written CtMrantec far as lenq M TM Own MM Ctrl •M N. Ith We Alb*- l.rm It Is the defending j the same court, the Cyclones up- in Mlstouri and Nebraska are as Willie Murrell ti«d lor sixfii at 4-5. with Okla- Stallworth champ. He avera«ad 23.6 last set Oklahoma Stalp 50-4S season to Bonham's 22.3 in con- overtime, dropping the Cowboys! homa last at 1-9. This means fcrence play. from a triple tic. there is just a half game sepa In all games, Stallworth has K-State squeezed by Nebraska rating four teams in a wild "" average'for 23 games, 50-48 a t Manhattan and might i scramble lor a first division seem to have the inside track to I S PO { - • 25.8 Bonham 24.3 for 21. Tulsa's Bill Kuslelka is third nt 21.7 for all games, John Savage of North Texas has 19.1, John Reuthcr of Louisville 18.5, Lavern Tart of Bradley 17.8, Ernie Moore of Wichita 17.5, Joe Strawder of Bradley 16.9, Rick Park of Tulsa 16.3, George Wilson of Cincinnati 15.3 and McCoy McLemore of Drake 15.1. The figures include Bradley's 80-78 squee/.e past Oklahoma at Norman in tht only Valley game Monday nifht. In the conference race, Kus- lelka has 19.6, Strawder 18.1, Savage 17.4 behind the top two. David Burns of North Texas is sixth at 16.7, Park has 16.4 and Tart 16.2. . Parfc continues to rank as one Of the nation's most accurate •Hooters. He leads Uie Valley for all games both in field shooting at .573 and foul shooting at .Kl. Wilson lias the best rebound average at 12,6, with McLemore next at 11.3. Stallworth ia the league's No. 2 field •hooter with .539. In the conference rankings, the picture is much the same. the championship. But Tex Winter's club still has road games remaining at Kansas and Iowa State. Their date with the Cy- Oklahoma's losing streak reached 10 games as Bradley nipped the Sooners 80-78 at Norman after OU had a 76-67 bulge Shockers Sixth In College Poll for £qleman .Why let • tlckly furnace mako roar heat* wwowfertoWe, ••• tfmter your becM, ruo va> fuel Mils? By BEN OLAN Associated Prets Sports Writer Villanovk and DePaul, both selected for post season tournaments, moved up in this week's basketball poll. The voting still UCLA collected 35 first place votes and 376 points in the balloting by a special panel of 38 regional selectors. The Bruins beat Washington twice last week and uppcd their record to 21-0. Michigan had one first place Ken- is dominated by unbeaten UCLA followed by Michigan and Ken-1 vole and 320 points and tucky. Itucky polled 299 points on a Duke and Oregon State also j basis o[ 10 for a first-place vote, gained ground while Drake, the, 9 for second etc. The Wolverines pace-setter, advanced to pi ace. Costello Order Is Overturned 10th | defeated Indiana 99-87 for a 17-2 ! record while Kentucky is 18-2 after whipping Mississippi State B5-59. WASHINGTON Supreme Court overturned Monday an order for deportation of Frank Costello, 71-year-old New York gambler. Justice Stewart delivered the 6-2 decision. Justice White dissented with an opinion in which Justice Clark joined. Justice Harlan took no part. Costello was born in Italy and brought to this country when 4 years old. He was naturalized in 1925 but the naturalization was canceled in 1959 on the Duke's Blue Devils advanced one place to fourth with two first place votes and 251 points. Duke is 17-3 after beating Virginia and Davidson. Villanova moved up three i places to fifth and DePaul (AP) — The I climbed one notch to ninth. Vil- ground he by fraud. obtained citizenship . Innova, 19-2 following victories over Duquesne and Canisius, was named as an at-larg* team to the NCAA tourney Monday. DePaul, 16-2 including last week's triumphs over Marquette and Western Ontario, accepted a bid to the National Invitation Tournament. Wichita remained sixth despite its 64-C3 setback by Drake. Oregon State went from ninth to seventh following a 76-72 conquest of Seattle for a 21-3 record. Davldson fell from fourth to eighth. The Wildcats lost to Fur^?«™ i ™- "vS™, > In 1W4 Costello was convict- two •Ivw ft* aoatrol kootlat COM> fort with MM otronfjost worroe* fy ovor offorodl Saves loom VM «M lv»i tato NvUa owe*. Unv Coost-to-Coast STORE ordered deported as an alien convicted of two crimes involving moral turpitude. Tlie U.S. Circuit Court in New York ruled tlie two tax convictions were such crimes and upheld the deportation order. Appealing to the Supreme Court, Costelo said the immigration law provision involved did not apply to him because he was a naturalized citizen and not an alien at the time of his convictions. The Justice Department contended Uie section applied because tlie revocation of Costello's naturalization meant he never was a citizen legally. 17-4 record. Vandy, seventh a week ago, lost two games last week, 75-71 to Georgia Tech in overtime and 64-62 to Tennessee. The Top Ten, with first place votes in parentheses and points on a 10-9-8-7-G-5-4-3-2-1 basis- 1. UCLA (35) 376 2. Michigan (1) 330 3. Kentucky 399 4. Duke (2) 251 5. Villanova 164 6. Wichita 139 7. Oregon State 122 8. Davidson 95 9. DePaul re 10. Drake 47 Y. A. Tittle of U»e Giants tossed 33 touchdown passes in 1962 and 36 in 1963. —Closing out sale—Radios, TVs, stereos and appliances. Don's Service Radio and TV. —adv FUTURf FARMERS OF AMIRICA _ PA1M WITH A RITUII WITH IMITATION. Kansas St*te dropped behind was held scoreless the first half and trailed 33-26 before a 14-0 spurt gave them a seven-point edge, The Wildcats had to hang on desperately to win. With K-State ahead 49-48, Daryl Petsch missed a shot for the Huskers with about five seconds left. Sammy Robinson rebounded, was fouled and made the last point after the gun, as tlie Huskers protested some time was left. George Unsold hit 24 points and got a career high of 17 rebounds for Kansas, but he fouled out with five minutes left and Kansas down 57-56. Missouri jammed the middle, gave the Jayhawks the outside shots and they couldn't hit them. Bob Price had 21, Ray Carey 1« and Gary Garner 15 for Missouri. Cincinnati Royals Top Offensive Team XEW YORK (AP) - The top offensive machine in the National Baesketball Association belongs to Cincinnati's streaking Royals. The Ohioans, unbeaten in the last 12 games, including Monday night's 129-113 victory over San Francsco, lead the NBA in four departments, thanks to heavy individual contributions by amazing Oscar Robertson. 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