THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Sunday, March 24, 1974
THE MICHIGAN DAILY ~undoy, March 24, 1974
By The Associated Press
REENSBORO, N.C.-The Pack
ie back yesterday and buried
.A's passionate title dreams in
irrage of David Thompson field
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Led by their hometown idol,'
North Carolina State players fi-
nally realized "an impossible NIGHT I
dream" with a sweet-revenge 80-77J F IGHTa
double-overtime victory over grim JEFF SCHILLER a
UCLA in the National Collegiate
Athletic Assocication's semifinal
playoffs in b a s k e t b a l l crazy Walton scored 29 points, All-Ameri-
Greensboro. can forward Keith Wilkes added
15 and Dave Meyers scored 12 for
THE VICTORY ended UCLA's UCLA.
amazing 11-year-old record playoff The Walton Gang had taken a 49-
streak at 38 victories and shot the 40 lead at the start of the second
top-ranked Wolfpack into Monday 'half but the Wolfpack would not
night's championship finals against lay down. Behind Thompson and
Marquette, an earlier 64-51 victor Burleson, N.C. State fought back
over Kansas. It was also sweet re- to tie the score at 53-53 with 4:341
venge for State, a maligned and remaining in regulation time.
discouraged team after losing an That man Walton once again as-
84-66 decision to the Bruins last serted himself with a field goal
December in St. Louis. that moved the Bruins into a 65-63
"I have known the streak couldn't lead with 2:22 left, but Thompson,
couldn't go on forever," said UCLA State's superman all season, tied
Coach John Wooden. "We're just the score with a driving shot at
glad it went on as long as it did." the two-minute mark and sent the
Wolfpack Coach Norm Sloan was game into overtime.
characteristically subdued but ob-
viously happy after his dramatic THE FIRST overtime was just
triumph before a screaming home- as dramatic, although neither team
town crowd of 15,829 at the Greens- was able to score much. Burleson
boro Coliseum. and UCLA's Greg Lee matched
"They are an unbelievable bunch field goals. But North Carolina
of guys. Pressure seems to moti- State was unable to cash in a
vate them," Sloan crowed after golden opportunity with 15 seconds
watching one of the biggest upsets remaining and the super-nowers
in college basketball history. went into the second overtime tied
nd LESLIE RIESTER
the period, but State battled back,
aided by Bruin turnovers. Thomp-
son put the Wolfpack into the lead
at 78-77 and later added two free
throws to ice the victory.
"We beat a great basketball
team," said Sloan. "We recognize
that UCLA is one of the greatest
teams of all time."
The outcome sets up the first
NCAA final showdown in eight
seasons without UCLA. The last
time UCLA was excluded from he
NCAA finale was in 1966 when
Texas-El Paso beat Kentucky 70-65.
* * *
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mar-
quette's W a r r i o r s floated past
Kansas with nine straight points
early in the second half, four of
them on fast-break baskets by the best game he's played." Mc-
Lloyd Walton, and charged into the Guire said the 6-foot-9'unior "had
NCAA's championship game with been in a drought for six or seven
a 64-51 victory the Jayhawks yes- weeks."
terday. He explained why he had driven
Marquette's irrepressible defense his team hard in practice during
broke open the opener, which was the week. "With the type of ball-
a close game until the Warriors got players I have I can't afford the
hot. Trailing 29-26 with about two luxury of not driving," McGuire
minutes gone in the second half, noted. "We went after each other
Marquette forward Earl Tatum very hard, the players and I, at
triggered the Warriors' nine-point halftime. I thought our first half
flurry with a field goal. play was very inadequate. '
THE PESTY W a r r i o r s then Ted Owens, Kansas coach, noted:
drove Kansas crazy, forcing a "In the past, when someone had, a
number of turnovers. Walton, Mar- bad game, we always had some-
quette's standout sophomore guard, body to pick up the slack. This
took long passes after two of the time no one had a good day.
steals and scored baskets as the "They had the spur, gained some
Warriors moved to a 35-29 advant- confidence and went a h e a d,"
age with 14 minutes remaining in Owens added. "I'd like to believe
the nationally-televised game. it would have been a different
With Marcus Washington scoring story if we'd taken the lead."
two field goals, the Warriors then
put the game away with 10 more THE WARRIORS, who had never
points in the next six minutes to made the final four before this
take their largest lead of the game game before 15,761 roaring fans,
until that point at 45-35 with 8:40 won their 26th game in 30 starts
to go. this season. Marquette's golden
Kansas led 24-23 at the half be- center, Maurice Lucas, led the
fore folding under the Marquette Warriors with 18 points, Washing-
heat. ton added 16 and Tatum had 14.
MARQUETTE coach Al McGuire Reserve Rick Suttle scored 19
c a 11 e d the 18-point, 14-rebound points for Kansas, 13 of them in
game of Maurice Lucas "by far the second half.
THOMPSON led N.C.
25 points and "Tall
Burleson contributed 20
In the second overtim:, UCLA
spored seven successive points in
the first minute and 20 seconds of
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - J o h n Garrett
scored 21 points and combined with
Bruce Parkinson to spark a sec-I
ond-half rally which boosted Pur-
due to a 78-63 basketball victory'
over Jacksonville yesterday and
into the finals of the National In-
vitation Tournament. l
Purdue broke away early in the
second half from a 36-36 halftime
deadlock, and Frank Kendrick put
the Boilermakers on top 39-38 with
17:51. Purdue's offense took com-
plete control after that.
Parkinson, who hit 10 of his 15,
points in the second half, and
Garrett pushed the margin as
high as 16 points at 70-54 withI
about five minutes remaining. 1
Jacksonville was held to only two
baskets in the first eight minutes
of play and could get little offen-
sive punch from their center,
Butch Taylor, who finished with
only nine points and six rebounds.
Foir of Taylor's points and five
rebounds came in the first half,
Purdue took its first lead, 13-12,
on a goal by Parkinson at 14:20 of
the first half and ran off six quick
points to go up 18-12. Jacksonville's
Leon Benbow brought the Dolphins
back three times and Jimmy Clark
put Jacksonville into a brief lead
at 36-34 before Garrett hit a jump-
er from the corner with two sec-,
onds remaining to tie the score
smother Boston College 117-92 and'
gain a spot in today's NIT finals
Mike Sojourner scored 29 points,
Burden had 28, and Tyrone Medley
17 as the Utes waded through a'
25-point scoring burst by Bob Car-
rington to open up a big, second-
"The second half was an ex-3
plosion they could hear all the
way bck in Salt Lake City,"
said Bill Foster, Utah coach.
With Utah leading 48-45 at half-
time, Burden came out and hit four
of the first Utah baskets to move
his team to a 58-47 lead. The Utes
ran off a 14-2 scoring flurry while
holding Carrington to only one bas-
ket in the first five minutes.
press which brought them back
to a 76-75 victory and also was
without the scoring of Mark
Raterink, Who fouled out with
5:59 after scoring 11 points.
It was all Carrington in the first
half, as the forward hit four of
five Eagle baskets to move Boston
College into a 15-12 lead. Boston
College led by as many as four
before Utah took the lead on a
basket by Chas Menatti at 5:08.
SUPERSTARS David Thompson of North Carolina State and Bill Walton of UCLA get entangled while
fighting for a rebound during yesterday's NCAA semifinal action in Greensboro, North Carolina. Wal-
ton had 29 points to Thompson's 28, but the Wolfpack scored an 80-77 double overtime win over the
Bruins to move into Monday night's final round ve 'sus Marquette.
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N. C. State 80, UCLA 77
Marquette 64, Kansas 51
The Michigan Rugby Football
Club split a twin bill with the
Detroit Cobras yesterday after-
noon on Palmer Field as the
Blue prevailed 24-10 while the
Gold dropped a 7-0 decision.
Cleland Child and freshman sen-
sation Angelo Tocco led the
Blue to victory with classic
Meanwhile, Sojourner, who fin
fished with 29 points, and Burden,
who had 28, opened Utah leads of
as many as 20 in what was per-
haps the biggest runaway of this
Boston College, down 17 Thurs-
day night against Connecticut,,
did not display the second-half
Purdue 78, Jacksonville 63
Utah 117, Boston College 92
AIAW women's Semis
Immaculata 57, Wm. Penn, Iowa 55
Mississippi Col. 67, S. Conn. St. 63
HIGH SCHOOL SEMIFINALS
Brother Rice 64; Saginaw 53
Cass Tech. 78, Detroit Western 44
Muskegon Heights 68,
Saginaw Buena Vista 48
Holt 53, Redford St. Mary 50
Bay City All Saints 87,
Benzie Central 75
Detroit Servite 73,
Muskegon Christian 71
Ann Arbor St. Thomas 63,
Saginaw St. Mary 55
Harbor Springs 76,
Traverse City St. Francis 70
Philadelphia 97, Detroit 89
Atlanta 119, Capitol 108 ot
K.C.-Omaha 107, New York 106
Detroit 5; New York Rangers 3
Chicago 3, Philadelphia 1
Buffalo 1, New York Islanders 1
Minnesota 5, Pittsburgh 1
1st floor, Michigan Union
Utes snare Eagles
Utah exploded for 69 points
the second half yesterday
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Wooden, Sloan rehash'
reasons for State win
Pd. Political Adv.
BILL WALTON, college basketball's player of the year grabs a
rebound from Tom Burleson during yesterday's UCLA-NC State
clash. Burleson, the tallest player in major college basketball, held
his own against Walton and was a major force in the Wolfpack's
By The Associated Press
GREENSBORO, N.C.-The UCLA
Bruins found themselves in an un-
familiar position yesterday - and
didn't find it very comfortable.
Losing an NCAA playoff game
for the first time in eight years,
the Bruins changed into civilian
clothes in their lackluster dressing
room while Coach John Wooden
takled quietlyand painstakingly
"Now, let's play them some-
HEIGHTS, HOL[T IN "B":
where in California. We've play-
ed them in their home Satur-
day and at St. Louis last Decem-
ber," said Wooden.
Wooden conceded that the home-
town fans gave North Carolina
State inspiration, momentum, and
. "When you make a run, the
crowd has a tremendous effect on
you," said Wooden.
"I thought we had the game
in hand on two different occa-
sions, but we made crucial mis-
takes," said the s c h ola rly
A happy but subdued Coach
N o r m a n Sloan told newsmen,
"They are an unbelievable bunch
"I don't know where they get
that extra effort. It would be a
mistake to single out anyone andk
I won't try.
He said he thought his team
"played it perfectly" at the end
of regulation and the first over-
time, but the shots didn't go in."
Looking to Monday night's title
game with Marquette, winner over
Kansas in.the first semifinal, Sloan
said, "I picked them to win their
regional. They are a fine defen-
sive basketball team.
"Our problem will be getting
down to earth to concentrate on
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64-53. Heights started the day off in
Shooting from the floor made the fine fashion by routing Saginaw
difference, as the Oakland County Buena Vista, 68-48. The Heights
suburbanites canned 53.3 per cent sizzled from the onset, gunning
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Saginaw could can only 34.5 per tage over the Knight's zone.
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they tried to hit. behind center Lamar Woodley, but
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Randle added 17, and was defin-
itely the star of the contest with
his quick hands and soft touch.
Only a junior, he will be enlivening
western Michigan basketball courts
for another year.
Muskegan Heights will face un-
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sing. The Rams rode. a 28 point
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Tropf, to a 53-50 victory over
stubborn Redford St. Mary.
The Rustics' defense was sin-
gularily uneffective against Tropf
in the early going, as he garned
16 tallies in the first half, and
sent St. Mary's center Stuart House
to the bench in foul trouble. Un-
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help from his teammates, and the
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in favor of Holt.
St. Mary's came roaring back on
the shooting of House and Derek
Knight, and took the lead 43-41 on
a House jumper. House soon fouled
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