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elsey's 102 Points Sets Season High

By JOHN SCOCHIN
Precision, 'accuracy and speed
were combined in five ball players
last night as an inimitable Kelsey
House basketball quintet dropped
in 102 points in just 30 minutes to
set a new IM high for this season
and grinda stubborn Lloyd unit
into submission 102-21 in an "A"
residence hall contest.
With an extremely well balanced
squad Kelsey showed no weakness'
in running over the opposition
with quick jump shots and driving

layups. The speed with which the
ball was thrown down the court
after a rebound was the mark of
a well trained team, as it scored
many times before the opposing
defense could even get set.
Performing like an.Elgin Baylor
of the IM variety, high-scoring
Bruce Baldwin stuffed in 31 points
to lead the strong Kelsey unit.
Ron Houtman racked up 22 tallies
while teammates Bruce McLenna
and Phil Wynn notched 16 and 10
respectively.

PRO SPORTS:
Boston, Detroit, St. Louis Win in NBA

Chicago Stoj
By The Associated Press
BOSTON--Veteran Bill Shar-
man triggered a third period scor-
ing burst last night and led the
Boston Celtics to a 136-127 Na-
tional Basketball Association tri-
umph over Syracuse.,
The 35-year-old backcourt man
personally accounted for 12 points
as the defending league champions
broke a 91-91 tie and established
a 107-100 advantage at the end
of 'the period.
Sharman, high scorer for both
teams with 27, hit on 9 of 10 free
throws.
It Was close from then until Bill

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Russell's three pointer tied it 91- night to whip the New Y
all. And then Sharman went on Knicks 117-94 in the first game
his spree, hitting 12 of Boston's a National Basketball Associal
next 16 points as the Celts put it doubleheader.
out of reach. After trailing by as many
Russell added 26 points and 23 nine points early in the third p
rebounds to the Boston cause, iod and then 76-71 with th
while Larry Costello and John minutes of the quarter remain
Kerr each had 20 points for the St. Louis took off and posted
losers. 50th victory of the season aga:
. * * 27 deffet.

Detroit 120, Los Angeles 103
DETROIT-The Detroit' Pistons
regained third place in the West-
ern Division last night as they
belted the Los Angeles Lakers 120-
103 in the second half of a Na-
tional Basketball Association'dou-
bleheader.
With their triumph the Pistons
mover a half-game ahead of the
idle. Cincinnati Royals in their
battle for the third and final play-
off position in the west.
Bailey Howell and George Lee
sparked the Pistons in what was
only their fourth victory in 13
meetings with Los Angeles this
season. Howell drove in 28 points,
Lee, ex-Michigan cager, had 26;
The Pistons held Laker star El-
gin Baylor, who had averaged 43.3
in previous clashes against De-
troit, to 20 points.
Jerry West also had 20 for the
losers.
St. Louis 117, New York 94
DETROIT-The Western Divi-
sion champion St. Louis Hawks
recovered from a slow start last

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Chicago,
Detroit
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36
28
23
21
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27
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10 84
10 82
15 71
15 61
9 51
13 39

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