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November 08, 1959 - Image 7

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Badgers Edge Wildcats 2
< WcsBy The Associated Press
Wisconsin fought off repeated fore Burton fum
fourth quarter efforts by North-
western yesterday and toppled the pitchout and Nels
Wildcats from the ranks of ththehNort western go
undefeated, 24-19, to climb into a tough Badger defe
first place tie m the Big Ten foot- hold off the despex
ball race.
Rated second nationally, North- Iowa 33, Mi
western blew its big chance late in Minnesota's beef
the fourth quarter when a lateral after stalling Io'
to halfback Ron Burton went nearly two quarters
astray and Wisconsin center Bob eyes climbed out
Nelson pounced on the loose foot- cellar with a 33-0
ball on the eight yard line. All that was a'
Wisconsin piled up 17 points in game was "Floyd o:
the second quarter on a pair of bronze statue of a.
touchdown passes by Dale Hack- kept for the fifth t
bart and then turned a North- had been tied for
western fumbled, into another records before the
touchdown early in the third quar- Halfback Bob
ter for its sixth triumph in seven Ten's leading rush
games. tackle time after t
The outcome left the two teams Hawkeyes. He sco
tied for the Big Ten lead with 4-1 touchdown and eni
records and two games to play. ing march of 67 y
Trailing by 11 points in the of 22 and 14 yards.
[.. [fourth quarter, Northwestern a 15-yard pass in t]
scored a touchdown when Burton, drive which put
who in the first half had scam- 13-0.
pered 69 yards for a touchdown Olen Treadway, t
went 47 yards from scrimmage to Conference, opene
NOTHWESTERN GETS A BREAK - Wisconsin's fumble setup a touchdown scored by little with a seven-yard
BobbyEickoff.to end. Jeff Langs
grabbed by Northwestern quarterback Larry Wood (23). This was B A couple of-minutes later, El time left in the se
instrumental in leading to Northwestern's: first TD. Wisconsin's bert Kimbrough picked off a pass Sophomore V
Tom Wiesner (38) and Northwestern's Mike Stock (40), are in for by Jim Bakken and ran 51 yards Treadway's under
grabs, too. to the Wisconsin 11. Two plays 74-yard drive in the
with runs of 15 a
and an 11-yard p
NATIONAL ROUND-UP another Iowa tout
17-yard dash to tli
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By The Associated Press
Fired-up Tennessee, capitaliz-
ing on two quick breaks, toppled
national champion L o u i s i a n a
State 14-13 yesterday and snapped
the ;Bengal's longest winning
streak at 19 games.
The alert Vols turned a pass in-
terception and an LSU fumble
into touchdown in the third period
to score their game-winning
touchdowns. It was the first time
in 10 games that first-ranked
LSU's goal -line had been crossed.
An overflow homecoming crowd
of 47,000 howled t h e m s e lv e s
hoarse as the Vols pulled off their
second upset of the season.
In their opening game, Tennes-
see edged Auburn, 3-0, to snap
Auburn's unbeaten string at 24
Jim Cartwright plucked quar-
terback Warren Rabb's pass in the
flat and raced 59 yards for a
touchdown to touch off the upset..
Cotton Letner kicked the first of
two extra points, which ultimate-
ly proved the margin of victroy.
Syracuse 20, Penn State 18
Syracuse virtually .clinched the
Eastern football title and a like-
ly .bowl bid yesterday by edging:
Penn State, 20-18, in a savage
battle of unbeaten clubs despite a
dazzling 100-yard touchdown by
sophomore Roger Kochman of
Penn State.
This tense struggle, witnessed
by 32,800 fans, was in doubt un-
til the final minutes as Penn
State charged back with two
touchdowns in the final period.

Texas 13, Baylor 12.
Unbeaten Texas surged 39 yards
late in the fourth period yesterday
to overcome inspired Baylor 13-12
and move a step iearer the South.
west Conference championship
and the 1960 Cotton Bowl.
Baylor twice elected to pass' for
conversions but missed on each
try. Dependable quarterback. Bob-
by Lackey hit a conversion after
the first Texas' score. to provide
Texas winning margin for the
second time this year.
* * *'
Oklahoma'36, Kansas State 0
Oklahoma, its unbeaten streak
in the Big Eight Conference end-
ed at 74 by Nebraska last week,
started a new string yesterday as
it blasted Kansas State 36-0.
Held, to a 7-0 halftime advan-
tage, the Sooners pulverized the
tiring Kansas State defenses in
the last half.
Obviously played under wraps
because of its date next weekend-
with Army, Oklahoma relied on a
basic. set of plays to dampen the
homecoming spirits of 12,000 fans.
The victory left the Sooners with
a 4-3 season record.
* * *
deorgia Tech 14, Notre Dame 10
Mary Tibbets, Georgia Tech's
number two quarterback, engi-
neered and scored two touchdowns
yesterday and the Yellow Jackets
defeated Notre Dame 14-10.
Georgia Tech had to come from
behind twice after Notre Dame's
brilliant Monty Stickles kicked a
41-yard field goal in the second
quarter, then caught a 43-yard
touchdown pass from Don White
in the third, and kicked the extra
Tibbetts, moved into the Yellow
Jacket offensive unit for injured
Fred Brasselton, sneaked from the
Notre Dame one in the third quar-

ter and raced over from the six
with four and a half minutes left
in .the game.
. - * * *
Penn 28, Yale 12
Penn capitalized on three breaks
yesterday and a brilliant individ-
ual performance from Fred Doel-
ling to defeat Yale 28-12 and
vault into the' Ivy League football
Quarterback Tom Singleton,
standout for Yale.. on offense all
day, nevertheless was the goat of
the game. One of his passes was
intercepted by Larry Purdy to set
up the first Penn touchdown aft-
er the Quakers trailed 12-0. Two
fumbles by Singleton also were
turned into Penn scores.
Auburn'31, Mississippi State 0
Bobby Hunt, nimble -Auburn
sophomore, scored on rushes of 42
and 51 yards yesterday and led
the powerful Plainesmen to a 31-0
football rout of Mississippi State.
When Hunt completed his sec-
ond scoring sprint late in the
game, the,' 19-year-old quarter-
back boosted his ground-gaining
total to 214 yards in 16 carries.
Harvard 14, Princeton 0
Harvard's scrappy football team
defeated one of its dearest ene-
mies yesterday, blanking the
Princeton Tigers 14-0 in a driv-
ing rain which made the stadium
gridiron soggy.
Some 20,000 pneumonia-defying
fans' witnessed this, 52nd: meeting
of two, of the big three in a series
which began in 1877.
Montreal 2, Chicago 2
Detroit 2, Toronto 2
Minneapols 113, Detroit 111 (ovt.)
St. Louis 117, New York 113
Cincinnati 103, Syracuse 101






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