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Tuesday, March 26, 1974

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Tuesday, March 26, 1974 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

Wolfpack
From Wire Service Reports finals and came sky high into last
GREENSBORO-Hometown idol night's finals.

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David Thompson led irrepressible:
North Carolina State to its first
NCAA collegiate basketball title'
as the Wolfpack throttled Mar-'
quette 76-64 last night.I
The victory before 15,752 fans at
the Greensboro Coliseum climaxed'
a "year of revenge" season for the
Wolfpack.

Soaring to score on his "alley-
oop" shots and leaping high to
Intimidate Marquette's shooters,
Thompson was the instrument of
defeat for the emotional Warriors.
The Wolfpack's dazzling All-
American forward scored 21 points,
many of them on his favorite play
of leaping over the basket, grab-
bing a teammate's lob pass and

UCLA THIRD
eats
With their fans screaming "Gol
Pack, Go," North Carolina Statel
scored 10 of the game's first 12
points and made it look like their
pre-game 101/2-point e d g e was
right on.
But the Warriors battled back!
behind team leader Maurice Lucas
and soon gained the lead. Lucas
scored 11 of his team-leading 21
points in the game's first eight
minutes to give Marquette a 19-18
lead.
THE TEAMS were evenly match-
ed before Thompson, voted the
tournament's Most Valuable Pray-
er, took charge of the game'sf
rhythm.
Marquette grabbed a 28-27 lead
on a basket by Marcus Washington
with less than three minutes left;
in the half.

da~ily'
sports
NIGHT EDITOR:
LESLIE RIESTER

ON PROBATION last year for, dropping the ball in for two points,
recruiting irregularities involving and bringing the crowd to its feet.
the fabulous Thompson, North Car-
olina, State waited patiently for a TOM BURLESON, who playedE
crack at the national championship much of his career in the shadow
long held by UCLA. of UCLA's Bill Walton, was an-
Although it lost its only game other ,tower of strength for the
in two years to the seemingly in- Wolfpack. Burleson-a menacing 7-
destructible Bruins last December, foot-4-clogged the area around the
North Carolina State came back to basket and constantly warded off
whip UCLA in Saturday's semi- Marquette's smaller team.

Washington's shot, however, ac-
tually triggered the tide against
the Warriors when he was called
for charging. The foul call brought
explosive Marquette mentor Al Mc-
Guire to his feet. When McGuire
screamed to no avail against the
call, he was hit with his'first tech-
nical of the game.
With 2:48 remaining, Thompson
converted both ends of the one-and-
one foul situation, then threw in
the technical foul shot for a 30-28
North Carolina State lead.
FIFTEEN SECONDS later; Tom
Burleson knifed in for a layup and
the 7-foot-4 North Carolina center
scored 20 seconds later to give the
favored Wolfpack a 34-28 advant-
age.
Phil Spence was credited with a
basket on a goaltending call with
1:55 left to move North Carolina
State into the lead at 36-28. When
McGuire drew a second technical
by vehemently protesting the call,
Thompson converted the foul shot
to cap a 10-point Wolfpack spree
and push the advantage to 37-28.
A field goal by Wolfpack guard
Monte Towe gave the Wolfpack a
39-30 halftime lead.tTowe finished
with 16 points-the same as back-
court mate Morris Rivers.
THOMPSON GAVE the crowd
more thrills at the start of the
second half. The 6-foot-4 superstar
soared high for a field goal and
tossed in another foul shot to get
the Wolfpack moving in the second
half.
Then Burleson barged in for a
layup and Towe delivered a long
shot from the outside to give North
Carolina State a game-breaking
45-30 lead and sew up the Wolf-
pack's 30th victory in 31 games this
year.
Bruins roar
GREENSBORO - In the third-
lace consolation match played
earlier last night, UCLA's Pete
Trgovich triggered a 26-3 Bruin
explosion shortly after the start
of the second half to lead the ex-
NtCAA champs to a 78-61 romp
over outclassed Kansas.
The Bruins played much of the
game with their starters on the
bench, and just went through the
motions during the first period, al-
lowing Kansas to jump off to a 38-
31 halftime lead.
When Norman Cook canned a

Warriors

bucket for the Jayhawks to open

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the second stanza, nobody had any
idea it was to be the last sign
of life Kansas was to give off for
a long time. Trgovich triggered
the Uclans with a pair of fast-
break layups, and the fun began
in earnest.
KEITH WILKES, closing off a
brilliant career as UCLA's All-
America forward, chipped in four
points and Dave Myers added four
more to hand the Bruins a 43-41
lead with 15 minutes left.
That was it for the Jayhawks.
Bill Walton, the controversial semi-
vegetarian who had earlier indi-
cated reluctance to play in the con-
solation final, dropped in two split-
second layups to lead the Bruins
to a 55-43 lead with 11 minutes re-
maining.
With the game in hand, coach
John Wooden called Walton to the
bench, and the UCLA great was
sent off with a 30-second standing
ovation from the nearly 16,000 spec-
tators.

Wilkes was similarly
three minutes later, to
standing ovation.

retired
another

TRGOVICH LED UCLA in piav-
ing time with 30 minutes, and in
scoring with 14. Walton canned six
tallies in the 20 minutes he trod
the hardcourt, and Wilke: added
12 in the identical timespan.

AP PMoto
Thompson skies for two

Sports of TheIDaly

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Grapefruit season squeezes on
Exhibition baseball rambled merrily yesterday. The hoary
Detroit Tigers sent out two teams: Mickey Stanley had five hits
while Woodie Fryman and Bill Slayback combined for a six-hit
shutout as one pack of Bengals mauled the Mets 14-0. Mike An-
derson and Greg Luzinski drove in three runs apiece to lead the
Phillies to an 11-9 squeeker over the Detroit "B" team.
Elsewhere, Dave Campbell drove in Bob Gallagher in the
eighth inning to give Houston a 2-1 win over Cincinnati . . . Fritz
Peterson grooved fat ones to Fernando Gonzalez and Fred' Patek
handing Kansas City a 4-1 victory over the Yanks . . . Steve Blass
gave up six walks, a hit batsman, and five runs in the first inn-
ing, enough to give the St. Louis Redbirds a 5-4 triumph over the
Pirates . . . Juan Beniquez drove in the winner with an eight-
inning pinch single to give Boston a 5-4 success versus Montreal
. ..and Bobby Valentine singled twice, stole two bases and
notched a ribbie to lead California to a 4-2 surprise against Oak-
land.
'ABUcn cans Chris and Duffy
{ By The Associated Press
GREENSBORO - The American Broadcasting Company has
benched Chris Schenkel in favor of Keith Jackson for its 1974
NCAA football telecasts, The New Haven Journal-Courier, report-
ed yesterday.
The newspaper also reported that the network plans to
bring In present coaches on days their teams don't play
to replace Duffy Daugherty as football analyst.
Schenkel is reportedly considering an offer to announce the
World Football League games for TVS.
Heavy George vs. thinker Ken
Ken Norton goes against heavyweight champion George
Foreman tonight in the 15-round title bout. "I am a thinking
fighter-not a physical fighter," says Norton but it remains to
be seen whether he will continue to function through a bevy of
Foreman blows. However, Foreman, seven pounds heavier than
at his fight with Joe Frazier, looks a little flabby.

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AP Photo
N. C. STATE'S hustling Monty Towe appears to be eating the basketball during this struggle with
Marquette's Lloyd Walton, but in the end it was Marquette who swallowed the roundball as the
Wolfpack from N.' C. State ripped the Warriors 76-64 to capture the NCAA Championship last night in
Greensboro, N. C.
DOGWOOD RELAYS FIRST:

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head outdoors

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BY RICH LERNER
The Michigan track team has
been looking forward to spring
since the onslaught of winter and
will be overjoyed with the sight
of the first crocus. Lacking an
indoor facility, the thinclads com-
muted to Ypsilanti twice a week
for practice and consequently
had a disappointing indoor sea-
son, garnering only fifth place
in the Big Ten meet.
"We'll definitely be better in
the outdoor Big Tens," coach
D i x o n Farmer remarked.
"They'll have the discus outside
and our 440-yard relay should
finish no lower than third."
Steve Adams is the defending
Big Ten champion in the discus
and is also the early favorite in
the shot put. Adams, a senior,
will set his sights on the Michi-
gan record of 185-5, and assist-
ant coach Jack Harvey feels that
the "Big Fella" will break 190.
Co-captain Kim Rowe, defend-
ing 440 champion, will receive
some of the best competition he
will ever face in practice. Dave
Williams, who placed fourth in
the 600 at the NCAA indoor na-
tionals, will probably drop. to the
quarter-mile to join Rowe and
freshman Jeff McLeod.
Freshman Andy John-
son, plagued by mono early in
the indoor season, came on to
finish third in the 880 in the Big
Ten. Johnson will not only run
the half-mile with Bob Mills and
Steve Thirys but most likely will
run the remaining- leg of the
mile-relay with Rowe, Williams,'
and Mcleod.

Miler Bill Bolster will replace
McLeod to form a special two- .
mile relay for the Dogwood re-
lays in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Dave Eddy and steadily improv-
ing Fred Gault will also be run-
ning the mile.
Greg Meyer will switch from
the mile to the steeplechase, one
of the most grueling events.
"Gregg did hurdles in high
school and he's really interest-
ed," Farmer asserted .
Meyer is not the only freshman
who will be trying a new event
Tris Carta will run the 440-yard
intermediate hurdles and will
face the unpleasant task of run-
ning. against Bob Casselman.
The Wolverines' most bally-
hooed new recruit, KensDelor is
still ineligible. This leaves the
100 and 220 in the hands of Jim
Howe and Tim Ossman. They
will have to improve Immensely
before they can expect to score
points in a championship meet,
but should provide adequate
competition for duals.
Junior Keith Brown and soph-
omore Jon Cross, who hold the
school records in the three-mile
and six-mile runs, respectively,
will carry the load for the Maize
and Blue in the long distance
events. Brown had a good sea-
son indoors but enjoys running
outside more and runs best in
the open air.
Ace hurdler Godfrey Murray
has graduated leaving a glaring
hole in the 120-yard high hur-
dles, and no one has come along
yet to fill it there providing a
source of joy for Michigan dual

meet opponents.
The Wolverines will be highly
competitive in all of the jumps.
Abe Butler and Pete Hill both
scored in last years Big Ten
meet, but had disappointing in-
door seasons. Hill has been ham-
pered by injuries throughout his
career, but is finally healthy and
Harvey expects him to surpass
the 50 ft. barrier in the triple
jump.
In addition to the long and
triple jumps, Butler may also
be saddled with the extra duty of
running in the 440-yard relay
with Rowe, Howe and an unde-
termined fourth.

Pole vaulters Terry Hart and
Ed Kulka have been the perform-
ers most affected by no place to
practice during the winter
months. Now being able to work
outside, Coach Harvey main-
tains that "both will do extreme-
ly well and will come damn close
to 16-10.
The cindermen's first outing
will be the Dogwood Relays on
April 13, but their first home
meet will not be until May 4
when the Hurons of Eastern
Michigan visit Ann Arbor. The
conference championships will
be held here on the weekend of
May 18.

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