THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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By KEITH WOOD
Special To The Daily a
DETROIT-On the str ngth of their field events, Kansas
built up a quick 10 point lead last night in the NCAA Indoor
Track and Field championships. The Jayhawks built up their
lead 25-15 over second place Villanova after the first night's
Kansas picked up 13 of their points by finishing 1-2-3 in
the shot. Karl Salb set a new NCAA indoor record on his
first toss, eclipsing the old record by over three feet. The
throw was measured at 66-8 .
Ron Jessie ahd Stan Whitley gave the Jayhawks ten
more points by capturing the first two spots in the long jump.
Jessie had a winning flight of
25-2%1/2. Whitley fell only half
an inch short of the mark.
Michigan long-jumper, Ira Rus-
sell, jumped the farthest he has
ever done, 24-3%. But he missed
qualifying for the finals by three-
quarters of an inch.
The Jayhavyks got their other
two points by virtue of a fourth
place finish in the triple jump.
Kansas surprisingly lost a few
expected points as Jim Ryun fail-
ed to finish the tw
Ryun had easily quali
mile to be run this a
running a 4:09.2 ear
evening. But Ryun, th
track after three laps
blisters suffered in hi
Ryun has a problem
ers when running on
cause Kansas has a ci
All Ryun said was,"
want to talk about it."
blisters, Ryun is expec
pete in the mile finals
chinskl, garnished fou
the Wolverines by fir
ond in the half-mile.
finishing in 1:52.5, wa
by Villanova's Frank R
ran a 1:51.1.
freshman Gene Bro
qualified for the sen
the 60-yard dash wit
:06.3. Brown will fi
among some fast com
as four qualifiers finis
John Carlos of San
Mike Goodrich of In
souri's Mel Gray, an
all blistered the boar
Other events run ii
trials for the 60-yard
dles, 600-yard run, th
run, and the mile rela
Other than Gene B]
igan has only one oth
the finals. The Wolveri
relay squad will run
strongly favored Villa
but they may b'e able t
Larry Wolf, will com
pole vault today. The
strong one, led by O
1967 NCAA champion
Villancva's Larry J
San Jose's Lee Evans
time in his life to cap
crown. Evans comnplaix
did not run well on t
losing to James.
"We run outdoors
nia," he said. "I'm r
running' on boards,"
marked, "I've been run
boards since high sch
That San Jose State
ch ampion ship
o-mile run. to running on boards was quite But if his blisters trouble him
fied for the evident as their mile relay team, today in the mile, Ryun's feet
fternoon by composed of three Olympians, could be the Achilles Heel of the
lier in the failed to qualify for the finals. Kansas' efforts to gain the crown.
Le defending Kent State's' Sam Bair thrilled If Ryun doesn't come through
ran off the the crowd of over 9,000, the larg- in the mile, the Jayhawks still.
because of est in the history of the meet, by might take the first-place trophy
is qualifying winning the invitational mile in back to Kansas on the strength
4:01.7, setting a new meet record of their performance in last
with blist- for that event. The old record was night's field events. And with
boards be- set by none other than Jim Ryun Ryun sound, Kansas' lead should
nder track. in 1966. be next to insurmountable.
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ted tocmDespithSalb smashes shot put mark-;
n, Ron Kut- , y1 1
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Kutchinski, By ERIC SIEGEL
is nosed out By EI SEEL
Murphy who Special To The Daily
DETROIT-Before the doors were even opened at Cobo Hall for
hopeful was the 5th Annual NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championship last
wn. Brown night, Karl Salb of Kansas tossed the shot 66'83%", bettering the
ni-finals of previous indoor mark, held by Texan strongman Randy Matson, by
h a time of over three feet. Clearly, Salb's feat was an omen of things to come.
nd himself The meet, which attracted a total of 91 teams from all four,
ipany today corners of the country, was billed beforehand as a toss-up between
hed in 06. USC, Villanova, the 1967 indoor champions, Texas at El Paso and
diana, Mis-' Kansas, with San Jose State given an outside chance to capture the
d Michigan NCAA crown.
Washington But the Jayhawks, the pride of the natioh's breadbasket, threat-
'ds in their ened to run away with the meet with seven eventsstill to be run this
afternoon. At the end of the first night's competition, Kansas holds
ncluded the a commanding ten-point lead over second-place Villanova, with 25
high hur- points to 15 for Villanova.
e 1000 -yard The Jayhawks amassed an early in the evening's first event, as
Ys. Salb led Kansas to a 1-2-3 finish in the shot put. Salb's record heave
Town, bested the efforts of teammates Steve Wilhelm and Doug Knop, whose
er entry in tosses of 61' and 60' 1-/4" respectively, were good for second and third
iagainst a place finishes. The Kansas musclemen had given their team thirteen
nova team, points before any other events had been completed.
o gain some But the Jayhawks supremacy in this event was conceded even
before the meet began. In fact, many observers fully expected Kansas
freshman, to sweep the event. However, the strong, and perhaps overpowering,
pete in the exhibition given by the central plainsmen in the Pink and Blue was
field is a a somewhat discouraging surprise to the other title aspirants.
lympic and In the next event - the long jump - Kansas continued its
heavy-handed domination of the field events. Ron Jessie, a sopho-
rartes edged more, led the field with a leap of 25' 2-%/". Jessie just barely edged
for the first out the best effort of teammate Stan Whitely, the Big Eight cham-
ture 'the 440 pion, who registered a 25-2 mark. The 1-2 finish gave Kansas a total
ned that he of 23 team points, on a 6-4-3-2-1 basis for the top five finishes.
he turns in After such outstanding early efforts; Kansas could hardly be
expected to continue its blistering performance. And, indeed, the Jay-
in Califor- hawks did slack off a bit, picking up only two additional points. The
not used to points came in the triple jump, where Ken Gaines came through
James re- with a fourth place finish.
zning on the Ironically, Kansas, a team best known through the efforts of
soolts long-distance stalwart Jim Ryun, showed last night that its true
is not used strength lay in the field events. The Jayhawks were less than im-
pressive in the running events.
Whitely in the 60-yard dash and Jessie in the 60-yard high
hurdles, who qualified for today's semi-final heats in those events;
the mile relay team, one of eight teams to qualify; and Ryun, who
qualified for the mile run; are the only Jayhawks that will be running
in ineiacion-packed game be-
tween the two fast-breaking clubs.
McDivitt added the clinching
basket 34 seconds later, and, after
Simmie Hill scored for West Texas,
Canine's free throw ended the
scoring with 26 seconds to go.
West Texas, 18-8, missed two
final chances when Mike Mitchell,
who finished with 23 points, miss-
with 14 seconds left and the Buf-
faloes lost the ball again seconds
later on a traveling call.
McKee, who kept the Bobcats
rolling in the second half with 15
points, finished with 21, one more
than McDivitt. Ken Kowall added
18 and Canine 12.
Hill,,a 6-foot-6 top pro prospect,
bogged down with only three
points in the first half, but broke
loose for 15 after the intermission
to finish with 18.
Ohio, 17-8, led 42-40 at the half,
but Hill and Mitchell put West
Ohio U.-82, West Texas State 80
Tennessee 67, Rutgers 51
NCAA Small College
Maryland State 93, Cent. Wash. 87
E. New Mexico 75, Elizabeth City, N.C.
Amer. International 53, Ashland 51
Kent. Wesleyan 75, Southwest Mo. 71
Cornell 4, Michigan Tech 3
Detroit 4, Philadelphia 2
Minnesota 1, Atlanta 0
Chica go (A) 9, Los Angeles 3
Montreal 3, Washington 1
New York (N) 16, St. Louis 6
Cleveland 4, seattle 2
San Francisco 13, California 1
San Diego 8, Oakland 4
Boston 7, Pittsburgh 4
Cincinnati 5, Houston 2
Baltimore 5, New York (A) 2 I
Baltimore 130, Cincinnati 128
Dallas 123, New York 106
New Orleans 139, Houston 116
winugers o(-7 3na Darrage
of free throws last night in the
nightcap of a first-round double-
header in the National Invitation
Croft, a mobile 6-foot-i pivot
man, pumped in 17 of his total
21 points in the first half as the
Greacen made it 51-46, but then
the Vols hit 14 of their last 16
points from the free throw line
and scored the last 10 points of
the game. Jim England hit six of
the free throws and finished with
Injuries hurt Purdue, UCLA,
as regional playoff finals. start
IOhio slins by WTS, 82-80.
NEW YORK (P)-Gerry McKee, Texas aheadd early in the second Volunteers took a 35-28 lead. It
Greg McDivitt and John Canine half and the lead continued back was Croft's two baskets that put
slipped Ohio University by West and forth as neither team could the Southeast Conference runner-
Texas State 82-80 last night in a pull more than five points ahead up ahead to stay, 15-12.
see - saw, rapid - fire basketball in the contest. Rutgers, 21-4, got within 48-44
game in the first round of the Rutgemidway-through ithiecnd4hal4
National Invitation Tournament. Vols romp 67-51 onteay hrogh the s cond half
Canine's two free throws, in a but a free throw by Bill Justus
one-and-one situation with 2:24 NEW YORK () - Tennessee and Croft's basket ended Rutgers'
remaining, put Ohio ahead 79-78 pulled ahead early on the scoring last hope of keeping alive its 16-
after 19 lead changes and 14 ties of Bob Croft and then polished tae o eing al t
i u nf4A-.1uha,,r,,game winning streak.
By The Associated Press
Purdue, led by the high-scoring
Rick Mount, and Marquette clash
this afternoon in the final of the
NCAA Mideast Regional Basket-
ball Tournament at the University
of Wisconsin. .
George King, Purdue coach,
said his club will have to play
without Chuck Bavis, a 7-foot
center from Geneva, Indiana.
Bavis suffered a shoulder separa-
tion in the Miami game.
In the far west,,it's one down
and three to go for UCLA in its
bid for a record third straight
NCAA basketball championship.-
But the second game could be the
toughest for the defending cham-
If the Bruins don't get by once-
beaten Santa Clara in today's re-
gional final there won't be any
third or fourth games for the na-
tion's No. 1 team.
It depends on the condition of
Lew Alcindor, the 7-foot-I 12
three-time All American cepter
who twisted his right ankle
against New Mexico State.
The early report was that t h e
injury wasn't serious, but Coach
Johnny Wooden said he was
awaiting a late examination to de-
termine Lew's exact condition.
In the Eastern Regional, Coach
Dean Smith of North Carolina
gives the psychological advantage
to Davidson in today's NCAA
Lefty Driesell, coach of David-
son, thinks the, winner will be
"the team with the most vine-
Coaches Maury John of Drake
and Jim Williams of Colorado
State University do not agree with
with the labels placed on their
basketball teams, which collide
this afternoon for a berth in the
NCAA tournament. finals.
Drake, soaring along with an
11-game winning streak and 24-4
for the season, has been tabbed a
run-aid-shoot team, while Color-
ado State has been cast as a ball-
At College Park, Md.
North Carolina, 26-3, No. 4,
vs. Davidson, 27-2, No. 5, 2:15
At Madison, Wis.
Purdue, 21-4, No. 6, vs. Mar'
quette, 24-4, No. 14, 4:15 p.m.
At Manhattan, Kan.
Drake, 24-4, No. 11, vs. Colo-
rado State U., 18-6, unranked,
Far West Regional
At Los Angeles
UCLA, 26-1, No. 1, vs. Santa
Clara, 27-1, No. 3, 6:15 p.m.
WOLVERINE TRACKMAN Gary Gold begins his kick in the last
lap of his portion of the two-mile relay. Michigan is defending
its title in this event this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Cham-
pionships in Detroit.
Carmpbell sparks Tiger victory
LAKELAND, Fla.-Rookie Dave
Campbell knocked in what proved
to be the winning run yesterday
as the Detroit Tigers topped Phil-
adelphia 4-2 in exhibition base-
Campbell singled in first base-
man Norm Cash for the Bengal's
second run in the sixth inning.
. Detroit added another in the
eighth as Cash walked and came
all the way home 'when Phillie's
centerfielder Ron Stone misjudged
Willie Horton's fly.
* * * *
PHOhNIX, Ariz. - The San
Francisco Giants whacked the ex-
perimental lively baseball for 15
hits, including two homers by
Bobby Bonds, in a '13-1 Cactus
League victory over the California
The ball was used at the request
of Baseball Commissioner Bowie
Kuhn, who watched the game.
It is slightly larger and has a
larger, all-rubber core compared
with the corkg and rubber core of
the regulation ball. It won't be
used in the regular season.
Bonds homered in the first af-
ter leadoff man Willie Mays sin-
gled;. and again ',In the second,
scoring Cesar Guiterrez ahead of
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -
The Montreal Expos sent Ted
Williams and his winless Wash-
ington Senators down to their
eighth straight defeat yesterday,
scoring a 3-1 victory with help
from rookie Juan Rios' tie-break-
ing single in the sixth inning.
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