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Grant Hall He Won't Miss Larry Csonka Perhaps Iho best tan In Northwest Arkansas belongs to Jerry Moore. "I like to be outside," explained the Hazorhncks' stellar defensive back of 19G8-70. "I've been working on putting in the bleachers ut the new baseball field." Most folks who f i n d that out ask Jerry why a rich pro football player like himself is working at such a job. He answers that lie is anything but rich, and that he returns to Fayelteville each year because "it's a good place to stay in shape." If Moore were rich, he probably wouldn't be giving consideration to an offer by the Florida Sharks of the .World Football League. "All things being equal, I'd like to stay in the NFL," he said. "But I feel I'm worth x amount of money, and they're not paying me that." "They" are the New Orleans Saints, who acquired Moore last year nftcr he had spent two seasons with Chicago. "I Just want to be p;itd what I'm w o r t h , ' 1 says Moore. "I wouldn't nsk for something that's not reasonable." Moore Is not the only unsatisfied NFL player. "A lot of guys feel underpaid," he says, "and that breeds discontent. Instead of playing for the love of the game, they're just making a living at it." He adds that Iherp is a "good possibility" of a strike, and believes 99 per cent of the players'would go along with one: "Only about one per cent would report to training camp." T h e biggest complaint, Moore feels, is with the NFL's option clause. "Besides having no choice of where you play to begin with," he says, "you're still the property of a team for a year even after your contract expires.* 1 Likes New Orleans Defense That's why so many players are talking with the WFL. The new league is "talking to just about everyone," says Moore, "especially the ones whose options are about up." He adds, "I just hope they don't spend all their money signing 15 big- name players." Even if Moore signs with the WFL, he still must honor the NFL option clause. That would mean another year with New Orleans, a prospect he finds not at all displeasing. "We have a good young team, especially on defense," he says. Last year we held Larry Brown to six yards on 12 carries and O..I. Simpson to 65 yards." Moore admits to having b e c o m e totally defensiveminded: "I don't ever like to see the offense do anything," he says. "If' I'm watching a game on television, I want to see the offense punt every time." He therefore doesn't share the view of many that the zone defense should be outlawed. "If a team knows you're in inan-lo-man coverage, it Mixed Emotions MIXED EMOTIONS Eddie Sutton says he's "not sure' the Southwest Conference has decided to use the 30-second clock in basketballnext season. Asked his feelings about the rule, the new Arkansas coach sajd, "I have mixed emotions about it. I'm not opposed to the rule, but 98 per cent of the time, there's no need for it. In my five years at Creighton, the only time it would have come into play was the last three minutes of a game. "Also/ it takes a little coaching away. With the time clock, you deny the control offense. If two. teams go up and down the floor enough times, the team with the most talent will win. Of course, the slowdown L offense isn't popular today anyway. The only teams I ,can think of that use it are T e n n e s s e e , Minnesota a n d UTEP" Button's college coach was Henry Iba, a disciple of control offense and stingy defense. "He was one of the greatest coaches of all time," said Sutton. "Many of the principles he taught are still advocated, especially on defense. But players today like to r u n , and fans like to watch them run. I believe in the fast break, as gives them an unbelievable advantage," he says. "More touchdowns don't mean bettor football games." With that outlook, Moore was not in the least bit sorry to see Larry Csonka join the WFL. "I don't want to be in the same league with that guy," he said. "He's run over me three or four times. I learned in college to tackle people high, but you can't do that with Csonka..He's unreal. The only way is to drive right at his knees." At 215 pounds, Moore can still, hit some runners high. "Some guys you can, and some you can't," be says. "You have to pick your spots. John Brockington is another one who's just like Csonka." Moore's favorite coach in college 1 was Billy Kinard, who was let out as head coach at Mississippi after three games last fall. "I understand he's trying to get a position in pro ball now," said 'Jerry. "If I could play just one year foi him, I think I could really have a good year. He knew how to get you ready to play." long as it's a controlled fasl break." Sutton concluded, "I'm really not the one to ask about thp time clock, since'I never playec or coached under it. I'll listen to what the other coaches say at the conference meeting on May 17th, and then decide how to vote." The Razorback coach, likes the idea of H o u s t o r p l a y i n g for the SWC championship the year .after next. "Houston will help' the league," he says. "They have an established program that can only improve the quality of basketball in t h e conference." Suttori remembers beating the Cougars by one point in overtime at Creighton a n d losing to them the same way at Houston- When Frank Broyles conducted the post - Masters television interview at Augusta, Ga., this month, he noted that no amateur had made the 36-bole cut. The Masters committee has taken note of that circum stance, paring the number o! future qualifiers from the U.S Amateur from eight to four. In other words, losing quarter finalists will he excluded from now on. Bake McBride Scores Winning Run For St. Louis Cardinals ST.LOUIS (AP) -- Bake McBride reached base on a two-out, infield single in the 10th and raced home on Ken Reitz' double, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reels Saturday night. The Reds tied the game 3-3 on an RBI single by Andy Kosco in the ninth inning. Reitz' double in the eighth had given the Cardinals a 3-2 lead. Reggie Smith led off the eighth with a single and moved to third on a single by Ted Simmons. After reliever Clay Carroll got the next two outs, he gave up Reitz' double into the left field corner. St.Louis look a I-O lead in the second inning on singles by Simmons, Joe Torre and Mike Tyson. The Reds tied the game an inning later on Cesar Gcro- nimo's triple and an error. Cincinnati moved on top 2-1 in the sixth on Joe Morgan's Iriplc and Johnny Bench's sacrifice fly. The Cards made it 22 In (he sixth on Ted Sixcmorc's double and a single by Simmons. Cincinnati's slarlcr Fred Norman, who set the Cards down in order three of the f i r s t four innings, was lifted for n pincb- Stars Far Behind NAGOYA, Japan (AP) With G a r y Player and Arnold Palmer far behind, n pair of .Inpanese golfers tied Saturday al 134 for a two-stroke, sccona- round lead In the $100.000 Cliu- nlchi I n t c r n n l l n n n l t o u r n a m e n t , Jumbo 0/nkl fired n (57 und Tnknshi M u r a k a m i , the first- round lender, shot a 71 on the 1,630-ynrd, pnr-70 course nt the Nngoya Golf Club In central Japan, bitter as the Reds threatcnct but failed to score in the seventh. Earlier. St.Louis' Alan Foster worked out of jams with the aid of a double play in the second Inning and another in the fourth. ..ii'iinii B; i'lirc ii.ii'Tii inn :ii : ii itiii til :i a ill Professional Baseball Montreal SI. lauii riillmk'lphla I/M Angeles Clnclnn.ill Ifouslnn Srni rrnncrsco Allnnln .Snn Dlogo K.1SI IV 9 10 9 6 5 5 I'd. 113 .KS .500 10 12 II II 7 ,571 ,r.W .521 ,333 A l l n n l f l 5, ChlciLK" 2 l l n i i j l n n LO rm.skmrKli 7 Sftn Krnnclsco I I . Ntnv York 3 I.OA AiiRClcA !, Mortrrnl 2 C l n c f n n n l l nl M. l/uls I'lillmlclplllA n( SFIH DiOKn ElnlUmnro Mllvwinkcu Now Vork I!,,.[,,.-, C'lovcr-ir.il Dutnilc Knit W in I. 6 fi t 10 11 10 II Toxn.t OnMnml D R Cnlllnrnln 0 10 Knn.^nK CUy R D Mlnni'jutn fl o CMcnHO 7 D Kcililll Clavnlniul 6, Cfillfornln 0 Tiixns 0. No\v Vork 1 MllW.lllkro 0. MinnvMilfl 0 Knn*fl!i Cll/ LO. Ilnxlnn J Onklnnit Al riMllnioru Ilolralt nt Clili-w. . .830 .171 .nil .529 .171 .171 .171 -IM 3',4 Sli 514 3W 3 'A 114 W (.11 i 1 2rt SPORTS Jlorfttoest SECTION C FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 1974 Hog Netfers Devour TU Hurricane 7-2 The University of Arkansas onnis team defeated Tulsa Unl J /orsily 7-2 Saturday, upping the la/orback's season tennis ·ecord to 23-1, In singles action, Layn Philips of Tulsa defeated Brian Sa- tcy, 0-2. 7 C, Joe Mickey of Arkansas defeated Dave Pinnell, i-4, 4-6, G-l, Randy Jackson of Arkansas defeated Dale Fratcs, 6-4, C-2, Mike Vogl of Arkansas defeated Pat Richie, G-2. 0-4, I'om Grisiik of Arkansas de- eated R a n d y Gipson, G-2. 0-2 ind Bruce Clark of Arkansas lefeated Cecil Phillips 3-(i, C-4, "0. : Sakey and Vogl of Arkansas defeated Layn Phillips and lidiie 4-6. 7-6, 6-3 in a doubles contest. In the other doubles matches, Frales and Pinnel! of I'ulsa defeated Hickey and Jackson, 3-6, 1-5, 7-5 and Grisak ind Clark defeated Gipson and Cecil Phillips by default. Houston Takes Twinbill From Razorbacks n Little Rock Press Conference HOUSTON (AP) -- First Baseman Steve Reeves collected five hits in seven times al jat to lead ttie Houston Cou- ars to a Southwest Conference doubleheader baseball victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks 6-5 and 8-3 Saturday. Reeves knocked in five runs, ncluding the seventh inning *ame winner in the opener. Arkansas exploded for five ·uns in the third inning of the 'irst game, capped by a two run home run by Doug Pogue. The Cougars picked up three _n the fifth and tied the score in ,he sixth when Reeves knockec in Daye Virison and Mike Bellman singled in Reeves. Mark Stevens led off the Cougars' seventh with a walk anc s sacrificed to second Reeves followed with the clutch single to jeft, Stevens for the victory. John Kopycinski, who pitch« one-hit ball in four innings o relief, earned his third victory against one loss in the firs game. Reeves knocked in two runs in the first inning of the seconc game as Houston jumped to a 3-0 lead. , ' Houston added three more runs in the third on a two-run home run by Tom Duschinski and a solo home run by Tommy Kaiser. Mike Kirkland hit a two run home run for Arkansas In the sixth inning. Steve Boron went the route for Houston, picking up his fifth victory. The game was the final one for Houston under veteran coach Lovctte Hill, who is retiring after 25 seasons as the Cougars' head man. He finished with a record of 344 victories against 323 losses. Houston finished the season with a 20-21 overall mark and a 10-13 in conference p'ay. The Rawrbacks finished 22-22 for the season and 1D-15 in the conference. Flrsl fiamn Arkansas «« 000 0-0 B I Houston 001) 032 1-0 9 1 llnniuilis. Green- (5), nr.-ultorrt (6) anil Anilrcs. Dunlnp (6V; Gnrzn. Uipycmskl ana Bollman. W--Kopyclnski (3-D. HR-Ark. Pofiuc. Second G n m c nnwi 000 10Z 000--3 10 2 Houston' SOB DM **-* " ° Milter Sorrnls ( 3 ) . nrndtonl (51 nncl I n n l a p ; Boron anil Boll nun. W--Bonm .5-5). [^-Miller («. 1IR-UH, Knisor, Dusclilnski. Broyles Outlines Plans liy (JItANT 1IALI, TIMES Sports Kiiitor LITTLE ROCK--Holding Ills innual pro Red-White game press conference for the first ime as both athletic director and head coach, Frank Rroylcs mswered questions on all areas jf the University of Arkansas ithlclic program here Saturday. Broyles began by showing an architect's drawing of Ihc "new m p r o v e d ' ' Barnhill Field louse, which he said would he ·eady for the 1975-70 basketball season. He reported that new asketball coach Eddie Sutlon lad already scheduled 23 of the 26 games for next year, and lad plans to begin scheduling cams such as Kansas, Kansas Slate, Missouri and Oklahoma. The Razorback Classic has ecn cancelled for Ibis year, jut Broyles said Sutton hopes o schedule teams such as *!otre Dame, UCLA, Tennessee, Alabama, and Memphis State "or future games in Little Rock. 'We also hope to televise some games to everyone in the state so that all the fans can see lazorback basketball as well as iootball," said Broyles. Broyles noted that the Astro- urf is set to be installed on lie new baseball field by May 15. He said that there will be a 137,000 square feet of permanent surfacing for baseball ncluding 28,000 for a warning rack. That compares with 86,000 square feet for the football field. "Coach Norm DeBriyn is al- ready feeling the effects of the; new field in both recruiting and scheduling," suld Broyles. "We hope to draw some groat teams to Fayelleville." · Uroyles also said the new track will he completed for next season. He commended the tennis team for its "great season" this year, but noted that the golf program is, still "limited.We don't have five or six courses for the team to play on, as they do in metropolitan areas," be said. The emphasis then switched to football, with Broyles triggering much discussion by announcing that Arkansas will try to play two different offensive teams this fall. "We hope to play our alternate unit in every half of every game," he said. He added that the Ra/corbacks will also play "practically two different teams defensively," alternating three or lour tackles, three or four linebackers, three or four defensive ends, two nosemen and several defensive backs. "We won't change defensive teams completely, because you can be hurt much more on defense than on offense.-If the offensive team doesn't move the ball, all you've lost is 2'/4 or three minutes. But the defense can give up field position and points." Broyles said that the proposed system would "definitely contribute to the morale of the team. More people will be prepared to play and when some- one gets hurt, the alternate jlayer should he ready." He iaid Arkansas used a modified 'orm ot the new system 12 years ago, when 33 of the 38 ilayers on the traveling squad played in every quarter. lie added that freshmen will DC "intermingled," and noted dial two of the 22 starters on Slolre Darner's national championship team last year were freshmen. The Arkansas coaching staff is still considering switching Harvey Hampton and Loyd Golf :o the oflensive line, moving Danny Crawford from tight end uack to defensive end and shifting D e n n i s Winston or Marvin Daily to linebacker. "Our biggest spring objective was to bring our young players along as fast as w.e could," said B r o y l e s . "College football players show the most improvement as freshmen and sophomores." The Arkansas coach continued, "we've been putting brat against -best, all spring. Gerald Skinner has been b l o c k i n g o n Rhiddlehooyer everyday. Skinner is the kind who can 'walk you out of there' and Rhiddlehoover has already m a d e All-Southwest Conference." Broyles pointed to the kicking game as "the biggest question mark we've got." He said. "Mike Kirkland or Steve Little could enter in either tor punting or placekicking." Little kicked five of seven field goals, the shortest from 38 yards, last year at Shawnce Mission (Kansas) High School. We hope to resolve the problem early in fall practice," Broyles said. "Overall," he noted, "offense is. much stronger than it was last year. Tho line is fat bigger, stronger and more experienced t h a n in the last two seasons. VVe have one and a half back- ficlds now. and hope t h a t our freshmen will give us two and a half." Broyles .said the coaches wore disappointed with Arkansas' wide receiver play, noting, "we have three talented athletes, but none is a first- teamer yet. All three have made mental mistakes." In keeping with the college trend of putting the strongest players at nosemen, Arkansas has tried Rhiddlehoover, Chuck McKinney and Hampton at the position. "If the noseman doesn't neutralize the center, the linebacker will be in trouble," said Broyles. He said i n c o m i n g freshman Leptis Harris is a possibility for the p6sition. he weighs over 250 pounds and runs 4.8 in the 40- yard dash. Broyles said another trend is "to put your fastest people at defensive end instead of linebacker, because of all the offensive options. We have three outstanding ends in William Wat- k i n s , Ivan Jordan and Winston," said Broyles. He expressed confidence in the dc- 'ensivu backfield under coach Bill Lewis and said, "Our overall defense will be Improved." Asked what would determine who plays the most at quarterback, Broyles brought laughter ay saying, "I guess .it's going to be left up to the judgment of me." He said Kirkland was not as physical as Scott Bull or Mark Miller but provided a change ot pace as the more accurate passer. "Bull and Miller are very similar in their attributes," noted Broyles. If Arkansas played a game tomorrow, Broyles said he would start Bull, Watson, Marsh White and Ike Forte in the backfield. "The only thing Miller lacks is discipline of execution," he explained. He is so talented that sometimes he gets in a hurry."' Broyles said Arkansas got behind in football by recruiting a couple of classes that "lacked depth, slice and speed." He added, "We're' still not lop heavy, but we're rebuilding toward the type of team with seniors across the top." He said that Arkansas would match up physically against USC better than in past years; "especially if a couple of freshmen are as good as we think." Broyles noted that in the wishbone, "The pass is (here, anytime you want to take it. Most of our passes will be deep ones, from 30 to 50 yards off the line of scrimmage." Buddy Allin Retains Three Stroke Lead In S 200,000 Tournament Of Champions Event CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) -Buddy Allin retained a three- stroke lead and left-hander Bob Charles of New Zealand vaulted into contention Saturday midway through the third round of the $200,000 Tournament of Champions. · Allin, the leader all the way in this tournament that brings together the winners of regular pro golf tour events for the last First Game Win Secures SWC Crown AUSTIN, Tex, (AP) -- Jim Gideon pitched a six-hit shutout for his 16th straight victory this year as Texas clinched its 10th consecutive Southwest Conference baseball title with an 8-0 first-game victory over Texas AM Saturday. The Longhorns also won the second game 4-3. Texas struck early in the tillc-clinching opener, scoring three runs in the first inning on Keith Moreland's run scoring single nntl Rick Bradlcy's two- run homer off Aggie starter Perry Arthur. The Longhorns l a t e r tallied three more r u n s in the f i f t h and two in the sixth, accumulating 12 hits in the seven-inning game, In the second contest. Texas took n 3-0 lead in the third inning nftcr n Iwo-rnn homer by Morel n mi, who had four RHI's In the doubleheadcr. T h e A g g i e s rebounded against Texas slarlcr Rick Wortham with n run in Hie f i f t h and Jim Hacker's two-run homer to lie lite game in the n i n l h . But Hobby Clark scored the w i n n i n g run for Texas in the bottom of the Inning on a onr-out wild pilch by AM reliever Jimmy Juhl. Tcxns f i n i s h e d its season with a '14-4 record and n 20-4 SWC mark. AM fell to 17-7 nnd 3113. The victories clinched n berth for Texas In tho national playoffs. Miller Leads Red Team To 21-9 Victory LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Quarterback Mark Miller led his Red team to a 21-9 victory over the White's before a record crowd of 31.000 persons Saturday night in the second Red- White clash of the season. The two teams battled to a 16-16 deadlock in the first Red- White game in Fayetteville last Saturday. Al! the While squad's points came via fieldgoals. The first was In the opening quarter when kicker Kenny McCulloch booted one from 21-yards out. Miller sent his Red team ahead 7-3 on a three-yard touchdown pass to tight cndor Doug Yoder. McCulloch. performing the kicking duties for both squads, kicked the point after. A White drive then stalled at the 32 yard line and McCulloch hooted his second field goal of the night, a 47-yarder, making it 7-C at the half. The White team went ahead on the first possession of the second half as McCiillniigh again was called on for a field goal, this one from 32 yards out. In the fourth quarter, backup quarterback Ken Smith fired-up the Red offense, ending an 80 yard drive with a 30-yard touchdown pass to Yoder. The PAT was good and the- Reds led 14-0. On the kickoff. the ball bounced by the White receiver and Elijah Davis recovered the froc ball in Oie end zone for a touchdown. The point a f t e r was goorl and (ho Rrrls ended up w i t h Ibeir 21-9 victory. The Rrrl lo.-m had «rnred 14 points w i t h i n f i v e seconds. Hog Tracksters Perform Well SPRINGFIICLD--The A r k- nnsns track team fared well in the SMS relays that concluded action here Saturday afternoon Rex Guynn won the 120 high hurdles with a 14.5 timing while the sprint medley relay team claimed another first place award with a 3:25.fi Ninll O'Shaiignessy performed well on Ihc sprint medley team as he turned in a 1:52.0 time it Ihe 880 leg. Second places came from the mile relay team (3:19.C), three milcr Rmidy Mclncon (14:12.4), the two mile relay (7:57.8) nm! miler Tom Aspel (1:17.7). Third place finishers include:! the 'MO relay Icnm (43.2) and the shuttle hurdle Icnm (1:02.2) Chris Schwedor finished fourtl. In the Jnvelln with n I8!l-f throw while Danny I!ll! nabbed fourth in llic pole v a u l t with a 14-d try. Mller Ron Hendeo came up with a f i f t h in the mile nt 4:28.7. 12 months, parred the first nine holes he played Saturday. The skinny little Vietnam veteran turned in 36 and had a 45- hole total of 171, nine under par on the warm and sunny La Costa Country Club course. Charles, who became eligible for this tournament with his recent victory in the Greensboro Open, romped into second place with a four-under-par 32 on the front nine. Going into the back nine, Charles trailed Allin by three strokes at 174. Veteran Miller Barber was next at 36-175, followed by Dave Hill and Johnny Miller, the winner of four tournaments already this year. Hill was out in 34 and Miller made the turn in a gaudy 32. Jack Nicklaus, the defending champion and pre-tourney favorite, matched par 36 oh the front nine and was eight strokes behind at 179. Lee Trevino, the first man off the tee, bogeyed his last three holes for a fat 75 and had a 228 total, 12 over par. Defending Bhampion J a c k Nicklaus got into the scramble with a 69 and a 212 total, only three strokes back. "A couple of strokes better today," Nicklaus mused. "Now, maybe a, couple or three strokes better tomorrow and maybe we can make it a little interesting." He was tied with .Billy Casper and Australian .Bruce Crampton. Casper had a G8 and Crampton a 69. Lee Trevino, who has had three second-place finishes in this tournament that h e - r a n k s among the world's most impor' taut, fell still further hack. Trevino, who predicted as late as last Wednesday that he'd win by six shots, had a 75 and was last- by six shots--in the field of 25 players with a 228 total. For the first time in two decades. Arnold Palmer failed to qualify for this tournament, Masters champion Gary Player had a previous commitment in Japan and was unable to compete. Charles, generally acknowledged as one of the world's f i n est putters, used his deft-and- delicate touch on the greens to forge into the lead. He needed only 23 strokes on the crusty, bumpy putting surfaces and said: "My score certainly was built around my putting, It was a very good putting round. I didn't miss anything that I felt I should have made." He one-putted six times on the front nine alone, twice dropping 15-footers for birdies and holing another of some 25 feet. His other bird on that nine--which he played in four under par 32--came after a little wedge shot left him a six- footer. · He birdied the 13th after hitting a nine iron about a yard from the cup, bogeycd the 16th from a bunker and holed another 15 fooler putt for a birdie on the 17lh. Al|in reeled off a string of 14 consecutive pars before running into trouble. He three-putted both the 15th and 16th for bogeys, hit his second shot in the water and bogeyed the 17th and--after the national television cameras had cut away- had to sink a five-foot putt for par on the.18th. In Tallahassee Open Miller Secures Margin. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Allen Miller birdied the final three holes Saturday for a five- under-par 67 to retain a two- stroke lead after three rounds of the $90,000 Tallahassee Open Golf Tournament. Veteran Dan Sikes matched Miller's round to take sole pos- session of second place with a 54-hole total of 203 on the par 72, 7,124-yard Killearn Golf and Country Club course-. Two young pros made hard charges to go 12-under par at 204. Joe Inman, seven strokes off (he pace beginning the day, Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Begin NBA Final Playoffs MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The shootout begins Sunday, and a! classic matchup of contrasting' styles appears in store. The run and gun Boston Celtics and the methodical Milwaukee Bucks, who patiently! seek the open shot or feed 7- fool-2 ICareem Abdul-Jabbar, collide at 2:30 p.m. (EDT) in game one of the National Basketball Association championship playoffs. A capacity crowd r.f 10,938 at Ihc Milwaukee Arena and a national television audience will walch. "One team is going to win this, and I want it to be us," Ducks' Coach Larry Costelo 1 said. " H u t we've got to be alert, no relaxing a minute, or these guys (the Celtics) can run right by you. VVe can't let them run wild." The Bucks, seeking to recapture Ihe NBA title tncy won in 1971, posted the best regular season record in the league- at 59 23 to P.oston's 5(1-26. They advanced to Ihe playoff finals by e l i m i n a t i n g the I.os Angeles Lakers four victories to one and crushing the Chicago Bulls In four consecutive g times. The Collies had a surprisingly lough time with the young B u f f a l o Braves in their first round, but regained peak form by whipping 1973 NI)A champion Now York In five games In Ihe second round. Boston nnd Milwaukee split four regular season games, -ith the Bucks outscoring the Celtics 101.5 to 1)7.3 points per meeling. In two games at the A r e n a , Milwaukee won 117-93 Nov. 30 and Boston prevailed 105-104 Feb. 6. The Celtics arc at full strength, but Bucks' guard Lucius Allen was lost for the season after knee surgery in mid-March. Ron Williams, his replacement, is averaging 12.4 points a game and shooting at a .521 clip in the playoffs, but Allen's speed is expected to be sorely missed against Boston. "Boston is not an exceptionally good shooting t e a m , so we would like to make them play balfcourt basketball." Costello said. "They like to run and shoot it up there quickly. Wild nobody rebounding, they should get only one shot if we get two or three people back th-re to get the ball." 'Ihc Celtics averaged 51 rebounds [o Milwaukee'.-. 44.5 in the f o u r regular season meetings. However, the Bucks have outrcbouudod playoff opponents by nn average of 51.6 to 43.7 per game. The Celtics are in the final round for the first time since 1969. when they won the title for the 10th t i m e In 11 seasons Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's most valuable player for the third time in his five years in the league, is averaging 31.9 points in the playoffs, showing longer range with his nil but unstoppable book shot and more confidence In his juniper, broke the course record with a scorching nine-under 63 and Mark Hayes had a six-under 66. At 205 were Jim Simons, Jim Dent and Bruce Devlin. In at 20(i were Gil Morgan. Tom Wat son and Eddie Tearce. "I couldn't get any putts to the hole when I was starting out," said Miller, who had fallen out of the lead until his late charge. He had made his first bogey oi the event two holes before starting his move. The 25-year-old Pensacola, Fla.. pro's round included two birdie putts ot 40 feet and one of 30 feet. "My game is where it should have been four years ago," he said. Inman and Hayes shared golf-pro duties w h i l e stationed in the Army at Ft. Jackson, S. C. Hayes, 24. a rookie on the Professional Golfers Association tour from Lulu, Fla.. f i n - ished f o u r t h in the Bob Hope Desert Classic this year while Inman. 26, of Greensboro. N. C., has never finished higher than 13th. Inman credited his success to talking Friday night with his wife Nancy, who had been away from him for two weeks because of open-heart surgery on her father. "It's hard to play without her," lie said, adding that he had missed the cut last week al tjic ePnsacola Open for the first time this year. "I've been kind of disorganized without her," Inman said. "You just can't play good every week because the game is too mental. If somclhing's bothering you, it's hard to play." Sikes, 44, of Jacksonville. Fla., hasn't had a bogey in the tournament. "It might be the most d,iys I've every played without a bogey." he said. lie said he found him.sell "over-charging" on putts during the early holes hut settled down after telling himself "You can't win on Saturday." The tournament, worth $18, 000 to the winner, Is eohedulc( to end Sunday, UA Women's Team Secures State Title NORTH LITTLE ROCK--The U11 i v e r s i-t y of Arkansas women's tennis team won the stale Collegiate Tournament Saturday, finishing with 19 points to hold off Ouachita and Southern State. Ouachita was second with 15 points. Southern State third with 14 and Henderson fourth wilh 12. U.A.L.R. and Hendrix tied f o r / f j f t h with nine points each, followed by Arkansas Tech with seven points, State College of Arkansas with five ind Arkansas State University tvith four. Beth Forney of Hendrix won [he singles title, heating Janeel Clark of Southern State 7-6, 6-3 n the finals. It was Clark's first singles loss in two years. In the doubles final, Mary Jane Strnadel and Betsy Buchanan of Ouachita beat the num- aer one Arkansas team of Elise Jougherty and Lisa Hammers- ey 6-2, 6-4. Hammersley was beaten G O , i-O by Clark in the quarterfinals, and Deb Preyer of Arkansas lost 6-1, 6-3 to Forney in the semifinals. TIIK RESULTS Third round slrtRtcs Clark, S.S.C. d, Buchanan, O.B.U. 6-1, Kammorslej", U.A. d. Gaushan, H.S.O. -2, J'6, 7'5. Xenos, S.S.C d. Gillespip. U.A.L n. 6-2, Knoivlc.s, U.A. if. Wdfc-ht, ILS.C 6 0 , 8- Proyer. U.A. d. Mi]lcr, A. Tech 60, Sfultz, U.A, d. noArmond, O.B.U. 6-1 7-6. * Sh-nMte]. O.B.U. d. Henderson, S.S.C. i-0, 7-6. Forney. Hendrlx d. Onls, U.A.L.R. 64. a U A l l T g R F I N A I . S Clark d. irjimmer.sley ftO 6-0 Wright d. Xenos G-2, 6 2, Preyer d. JVhuUz 7-6 1-G 6-2 Forney d Stmadel 6-1, 0 3 SK.'MIFINALR Forney tl. Preyer G 1, 63, CNirk l. Wn«hl 63, 6-2 FINALS F-'orney ). C l n r k 7 6 , 5 3 DOUHLKS flUARTKIU INAI,S StriKidcl-Buchnnnn onu d. Cnrson-Oaij i-3, 6 0. W r l B h t · n i l m . t k y H.SC d. Proyer Br.icy ·i-b, 7-6 6 -I, M^ s TocSr"o a .7r Icy U A " Arnidv Cfnrk-Xcnos SSC d. Forney CrlLi Hendrix 6-[, 6 3 . nounrKs SF.MIUXAI.S Slrnndel-HiicrKtnnn d. \Vrla1it-Gnllnslo 6-i, 0-1. Dmiiirierly-lfiinimcrAlpy d. Ciark-Xcnoj S I , f i , 1 . (fnnu.Ks n\AI.S Sirnndel Huchaii;iii d. nsusherly- nmnier.slo* 6 2 , 6 I. * Track Stars Honored DICS M01NKS. Iowa (AP) -J i m R y n n , Ernie Shelby a n d Fred llanscn, all famous track stars, were to he enshrined in the Drake Relays Hall of Fame today. Ryun. a middle distance runner, a n | Shelby, a long jumper, are former University of Kansas aces. Ilansen was a polo vaulter at Hice. R y u n is now on the pro track tour. Shelby lives in oLs Angeles area anil Hansen is a Houston dentist. Knee Injury P H I L A D E L P H I A f A P ) -- Fiob Kelly will not be In u n i form S u n d a y when the P h i l a d e l p h i a Flyers resume t h e i r Stanley Cup s e m i f i n a l playoff* against the Hangers in Now Y o r k , A Flyers' spokesman sail] Kelly suffered a I«M left k n o u ligament T h u r s d a y night when he was flipped by nitngcm do- fensc-man Ron Harris and will he lost a week to 10 d n y K , Kolly's knca was put In a cant,

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