THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Saturdoyr March 22, 1969
THE MICHIGAN DAILY Saturday, March 22, 1969
LOUISVILLE, Ky. P)-Mighty son lik
UCLA, nearing the end of the wouldn'
Lew Alcindor era, goes after an fall.'
unprecendented third consecutive Purdu
NCAA basketball championship a little
today, facing perhaps its greatest perform;
challenge yet in swift, opportunis- "I do
tic Purdue. ing ah
"If we have 22 turnovers, we're night,"
not going to beat Purdue," UCLA Butw
Coach John Wooden warned Fri- But
day, an obvious reference to the sof meet
Bruins ragged play in an 85-82 oet:
nipping of inspired Drake in het his
Thursday night's semifinal,.heE
"We'll have to play a lot better their fi
than we did tonight," Wooden said "We1
of a Bruin team that hit 56 per us," he
cent of its field goal shots, but our run
committed 22 floor errors and AndI
technically won on free throws. has pi(
UCLA beat Purdue 94-82 in togethe
each team's season-opener, but the sea
Wooden said the Boilermakers But E
have improved greatly since then. problem
"They're capable of playing a 7-foot-1
tremendous game," he said. "They his All-
put on so much pressure. They Drakeu
have a surprisingly tenacious de- bounds.
fense and rebound extremely well." "If w
Purdue, ranked sixth in the said,
nation and now 23-4 for the sea- them st
son, humbled North Carolina 92- don't .,
65 to win its way into the title what P
game, scheduled at 4:15 p.m., EST, Bavis
-Associated Press today. centerv
Drake, 25-5, and the fourth- play wi
I a shot over ranked Tar Heels, 27-4, play for To b
ides a formid- third place at 2 p.m. George
the shot and Referring to Purdue, Wooden makersi
added, "If they played all sea- ed-onl
e they played tonight, we shots, so you might as well let
t have beaten them last him have them. Maybe he'll get
nervous being wide open."
ue Coach George King was i He said he would have 6-foot-3
happier with his tcam's Kenny Heitz guarding Mount, a
nance. 6-foot-4 junior. "And he'll have
n't believe we were look- help from lots of others," Wooden
ead to anyone Thursday said.
King said. "I don't think we can guard
when questioned before the Mount one-on-one," Wooden said,
game about the possibility adding that "I've always been
ing UCLA, he said h- would highly impressed with Keller."
Boilermakers run with Wooden also pointed to Boiler-
,ins just as they did in maker depth which he called bet-
rst meeting. ter than UCLA's bench strength.
DON DRAPER, Drake guard, tries to back-hant
UCLA center Lew Alcindor. Long, lean, Lewie prov
able defense however as he sets himself to block
begin the Bruins' famed fast break.
like for a team to pressure
said, "so we can develop
King added that Purdue
eked up more poise and
rness in play throughout
King faces the same large
he did earlier-UCLA's
1% Lew Alcindor proved
American ranking against
with 25 points and 21 re-
e had Chuck Bavis," King
we probably would play
traight away. But since we
." He wouldn't ay just
°urdue might do.
is Purdue's 7-foot junior
who is out of tournament
th an injury.
eat UCLA, Purdue Coach
King said the Boiler-
must "play as Drake play-
y one or two points better.
got to shoot first and shoot
'he perimeter shooting will
it because the big guy
way everything else."
was talking about the 7-
l2Alcindor, a three-timge
erican and possibly the
utstanding collegiate player
ory, who has led UCLA to
1ional titles and to within
me of another.
just awe-inspiring," King
en's chief concern in meet-
Boilermakers is the guard
All-American Rick Mount
1 Keller, who bombed the
'ls defense with their out-
Thursday night King went to
his bench early in the game. He
credited his ability to do so as
one of the reasons Charlie Scott
of the Tar Heels was held to 16
points by at least three defend-
ers, including Mount.
Maury John of Drake said "If
Purdue can hit the outside jump-
ers they have a good chance of
winning against .UCLA."
But North Carolina's Smith
wasn't so confident.
"Purdue has the best offensive
"They have the outside shoot-
ers and can use the big man to
screen against Alcindor. But I
wonder if they have the personnel
to go against UCLA. Who does?"
Smith said he was "embarrassed
for us,' after Thursday's game. "I
have to apologize for our play."
But, he said, the Tar Heels
still were looking forward to the
third place game.
"We've been ranked second most
of the season, then fourth. There's
a space in between we'd like to
Neither King nor Wooden was
planning on any line-up changes
for Saturday, the day, as Wooden
said, when "it's all over, one way
or the other."
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"MAKE THOSE SHOTS COUNT," exhorts UCLA Assistant Coach Denny Crum to his players
during a time out in the final seconds of the NCAA semifinal game against Drake. The Bruins led
by, from left, Lew Alcindor, Curtis Rowe, Lynn Scackleford, and Sidney Wicks, made enough shots
to squeak by the Missouri Valley champs, 85-82 and earn the right to meet Purdue this afternoon
for the NCAA title.
Win one for Cousy'- Eagles' battle cry
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Mount hit 14 of 28 field goal
attempts and finished with 36
points while Keller connected on
nine of 19 floor shots and wound,
up with 20.
"They put a lot of pressure on
you," Wooden said. "With those
two playing the backcourt, theyl
look like four or five. Mount is
as fine an off-balance shooter as
"I have the same philosophy as
Dean Smith, North Carolina coach
and you saw what happened to
him. I'm positively alarmed. A
hand in the face doesn't seem to
"My old college coach, Fred
Lambert, one of the greatest who
ever lived, had the theory that
a great shooter is going to get his
NEW YORK (i) - It will pro-
bably never rival Notre Dame's
"win one for the Gipper," but
"win the last one for Bob Cousy"
is getting pretty good play around
the Boston College basketball
team this week.
"Nineteen now, but there's one
big - one to go," says playmaking
guard Billy Evans, who typifies
the extra incentive given the
Eagles before they meet Temple
in today's nationally-televised 2
p.m. final of the National Invita-
But the Temple Owls have tired
of playing perfectly in New York,
and now' only Boston College
stands in their way of top billing
in the NIT.
"I don't think we did a thing
wrong all night - the perfect
game," said Coach Harry Litwack
of the overlooked Owls after they
pulled away from Tennessee 63-
58 in the semi-finals Thursday
night for their third straight up-
Their perfect tune came after
Boston College, the first team
picked for the NIT and the onet
that has received top billing, beat
Army at its own control game 73-
The results left Temple and BC
to play for all the marbles to-
day in Madison Square Garden.
Army and Tennessee, the 1-2 de-
fensive teams in the country, meet
at noon for third place.
The Eagles especially want to
win for Cousy, the former Boston
In, tern ational
Celtics great, whose six year Terry Driscoll, who has 78 points
coaching career has been almost in the three games.
as magical as his ball handling Baum hit the final three points
when he was a player. in a decisive 10-point run t h a t
"He represents everything I turned the Owl's 49-44 deficit into
want to be as a man and a play- a 54-49 lead over Tennessee.
er," says Evans. "A pat on the1 "You have to give the boys
head from him after you make a credit," Litwack said after the
good play means more than head- game. "They've been getting se-
lines. It's been a great exper- cond and third billing to LaSalle
ience." and Villanova all year in Phil-
The Eagles' respect and ad- adelphia."
miration and desire to please for
Cousy had shown ever since he an-
nounced he was leaving early in
the season when the team was
bogged down at 5-3. They went on
to finish the season with 16
straight victories, and three more
in the NIT have made it 19, the
longest in college basketball.II
No. 19, a 73-61 victory over
Army In the semifinals Thursday
night, was difficult, but No. 20 ~
promises to be still tougher be-
cause Temple has something to
The Owls still are trying to
show their last loss to St. Joseph's
in a Middle Atlantic Conference ?.f
playoff was all a mistake.
"We felt real bad after t h at
loss," said jumping John Baum,
who has played a big part getting
the Owls into the final where he
and their zone must stop BC's Bob Cousy lectures
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