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Sunday, March 18, 1973

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Nine

Sunday, March 18, 'I 973 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nine

UCLANS SOLVE STALL:
Indiana rolls

over

Kentucky,

'p

By The Associated Press
NASHVILLE - Sixth-ranked In-
diana blew a 13-point halftime lead
but came backvbehind the late
scoring of Steve Downing and
freshman Quinn Buckner to de-
feat Kentucky 72-65 yesterday for
the championship of the NCAA
Mideast Regional basketball tour-
nament.
Kentucky, which saw its 10-
game winning streak end, used a
full court press to get back in the
game, gaining a 59-59 tie on a
follow shot by Jim Andrews with
8:38 remaining.
Moments later Kentucky took
a 61-59 lead on a basket from the
corner by Jimmy Dan Conner.
Buckner and Downing each hitj
baskets to put the Hoosiers aheadI
again before Bob Guyette gave,
Kentucky another tie at 63-all.
Indiana went in front to stay
with 4:03 remaining on a layup;
by Downing. One minute later
Buckner scored on a tip-in to
put Indiana in control.
Downing scored 23 points to
share scoring honors with Ken-
tucky's Andrews, who had 15 in
the second-half surge.
Buckner, who coolly directed
Indiana's attack after the Wild-
cat comeback, had 16 points,
Steve Green 14 and John Las-
kowski 10.
The Hoosiers, 21-5, claimed na-
tional championships the last two
times it reached the nation's final
four-in 1940 and 1953..
Kentucky, hitting its first five
shots of the game and six of sev-
en, spurted to a 14-6 lead in the
first four minutes before the Big
Ten champions turned to funda-
mental defensive basketball to
force turnovers and cold shooting.
Bruins bomb
LOS ANGELES-Guard Tommy
Curtis came off the UCLA bench

SPORTS
NIGHT EDITORS: MARCIA MERKER and MARK RONAN
to provide the spark as the top- Maryland 103-89 for the NCAA Eas-
ranked Bruins advanced yesterday tern Regional basketball title yes-
toward a possible seventh straight terday.
basketball championship with a The victory, 17th straight for
54-39 triumph over the University fourth-ranked Providence, moved
of San Francisco. the Friars into the national semi-
Curtis, the smallest man on the finals against Memphis State next
UCLA team at 5-foot-11, entered Saturday afternoon at St. Louis.
the game in the first half to help DiGregorio had kept Providence
the Bruins erase a seven-point in the running with a 24-point firstI
deficit, then continued where he half which ended with Maryland
left off after intermission, ahead 51-50 and little Ernie on the
The NCAA West Regional chain- bench with four personal fouls.
pionship victory was UCLA's 73rd
straight win, including 34 in play- ; There were 13 first-half lead
off action. UCLA will meet Indi- changes, nine in the last seven
ana next Saturday in an NCAA eminutes, s Providence shot 61 per
semifinal game at St. Louis. cent to 52 for Maryland.
UCLA winingits49thconec- Providence stormed out for the
UCLA, winning its 49th consec- second half to outscore Maryland
utive home game at Paulev Pavil- 12-2 in less than three and a half
lion, led only 31-28 when the Bru- minutes andthe taller Terrapins
ins exploded for 10 unanswered nes ad t er T ens
points in a four minute span of never got back into serious conten-
the second half. tion.
DiGregorio's final basket pushed
With 10:50 to play Bill Walton the score to 71-59, but he was guilty
tipped in two shots within a min- of a charge on the play and left
ute, then the UCLA press forced the game with 11:37 remaining.
a turnover and a USF timeout. Still the Friars, unbeaten sincej
But Curtis threw in a 22-footer, losing to UCLA two months ago,
Larry Farmer converted two free kept rolling. Marvin Barnes and
throws and Keith Wilkes sank a Kevin Stacom, a transfer from Holy'
16-footer before Phil Smith scored Cross, took up the scoring slack.
San Francisco's 30th point with Stacom scored 24 points, 14 in
seven minutes to plav. the last half, and Barnes tallied 13
Smith led the Dons with 17 of his 19 in the final period.
points and the Brains got 13 from*
Farmer and 12 each from Curtis Tigaers tear * *
and Wilkes. Walton wound up with to
nine. HOUSTON - Guard. Larry Finch
* scored 32 points and put on a dazz-
ling last minute ballhandling dis-
Terps twerp play to lead 12th-ranked Memphis
CHARLOTTE - Explosive Ernie State to a 92-72 victory over ninth-
DiGregorio's 30 points staked Pro- ranked Kansas State yesterday in
vidence to a 12-point lead before he the final of the National Collegiate
fouled out early in the second half Athletic Association Midwest Re-!
and the Friars went on to whip gional basketball playoffs.

72-65
The victory gave the Missouri
Valley Conference champions their
first trip ever to the NCAA champ-
ionship finals next Saturday at St.
Louis.
Finch, nicknamed "Mr. Tubby"
because of an overweight tendency,
got the Tigers off to a quick start
against the Big Eight Conference
champion Wildcats, who tried to
brunt Memphis State with a 2-3
zone defense.
K-State's defense succeeded in
holding down star center Larry
Kenon, but Finch spoiled the stra-

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Crossed-out
Due to yesterday's unusually
seasonable Michigan weather,
the lacrosse game scheduled
between the Wolverines and
Oberlin College was postponed
until today. However, a quick
glance outside should indicate
that there isn't much chance
that Bob Kaman's boys can
shovel their way to Oberlin,
Ohio for today's game, either.
tegy move with accurate outside
shooting.
Kansas State took a 15-12 lead
early in the game but a 30-foot
jumper by freshman Bill Cook
with 10:53 gone put Memphis State
ahead for good.
The Tigers, with Kenon, Bill Bu-
ford and Wes Westfall all on the
sidelines with four fouls, put the
game away midway in the second
half when they outscored the Wild-
cats 10-0 in a three-minute span.

AP Photo
JOHN SHUMATE (34) of Notre Dame leaps and shoots in the first
period against Southern Cal Saturday. Shumate made four critical
free throws in the last three minutes as the Irish triumphed 69-65
in the NIT opener.

HAPPY IRISH
Notre. Dame tumbles past USC

AP Photo
HAPPY HOOSIERS John Ritter (42) and Steve Downing (32) cradle
the Mid East championship trophy after Indiana defeated Kentucky
72-55 in the NCAA tournament in Nashville.

BRAVES SWAMPED
Pistons rally by

Bulits

By The Associated Press came through with another field
NEW YORK-John Shumate de- goal for Southern Cal, making the
livered four crucial free throws score 66-65 in favor of Notre
in the last three minutes as Notre Dame with 30 seconds to go.
Dame stopped Southern California Shumate then followed with his
69-65 in a tense opening-round final foul shot and Gary Brokaw
game of the 36th National Invita- added two free throws, securing
tional Basketball Tournament yes- the victory.
terday. * *
The victory advanced the Fight- II
ing Irish into the quarter-finals edmen romp
Tuesday night against Louisville. NEW YORK - A clutch jump

Massachusetts' Yankee Confer-
ence champs were locked in a
fierce duel with the Tigers from
the Big Eight until Skinner and
McLaughlin helped them pull away
in the final two minutes.
After Missouri's high - scoring
John Brown pulled his team within
one point at 66-65 with a field goal,
Skinner delivered a basket from
the key and McLaughlin canned
two free throws to make the score
70-65.
After Brown scored again for
Missouri, McLaughlin once more
sank a pair of free throws to re-
store the Redmen's five-point lead
with 39 seconds left.

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO-Detroit's Dave Bing,
held to a single free throw for the
first 32 quarters, erupted for 10
consecutive points in the final
three minutes to lead the Pistons
to a 99-97 triumph over the Chicago
Bulls in a National Basketball As-
sociation contest last night.
Bing earlier had been replaced
in the first quarter after draw-
ing three fouls and his sub, John
Mengelt, proceeded to score 23
points to give the Pistons a 51-44
halftime bulge.

Chicago fought back in the third onds left for a 98-95 lead After
quarter and went ahead for the Walker collected his third straight'
first time on an eight-point splurge, basket, Bing added a free th-wv
64-63. Norm Van Lier and Bob with three seconds remaining.
Love combined for 20 points in The * * *
period to give Chicago a 72-71 .
edge with 12 minutes remaining. CavalerS Catapautt
With Detroit leading 89-87, Bing BUFFALO-The Cleveland Cava-
then hit on two straight jumpers Hers scored the first 11 points en
and added three free throws ior route to a 41-16 first-period lead
a 96-91 Detroit edge. and swamped the Buffalo Braves
Chicago's C h e t Walker then 114-97 in a National Baskethall
banked in two baskets to cut the Association game last night.

Never more than six points apart,
Notre Dame and Southern Cal
went down to the wire in their bit-
terly fought battle.
The score was tied 61-61 whenj
Notre Dame broke in front on
three free throws by Shumate with
just less than threerminutes re-
maining. Dan Anderson brought
the Trojans back within one point
with a field goal with 2:14 left.
With 1:20 left, Gary Novak hit
a basket, giving the Irish a three-
point lead again, before Anderson
THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE re-
ported that Vida Blue of the
Oakland A's,Vthe sensation of
the '71 season, is on his way to
the Texas Rangers for "two ora
three players and some cash."

shot by Al Skinner and four free
throws by Tom McLaughlin down
the stretch helped Massachusetts
upset Missouri 78-71 last night in a'
first-round National Invitation Tour-
nament basketball game.

margin to one point before Bing
hit a 30-foot jumper with 40 sec-

SCORES

NCAA BASKETBALL
EASTERN REGIONAL
Championship
Providence 103, Maryland 89
Consolation
Syracuse 69, Penn 68
MIDEAST REGIONAL
Championship
Indiana 72, Kentucky 65
Consolation
Marquette 88,CAustin Peay 73
MIDWEST REGIONAL
Championship
Memphis State 92, Kansas State 72
Consolation
South Carolina 90, Southwestern
Louisiana 85
WESTERN REGIONAL
Championship
UCLA 54, SanhFrancisco 9
Consolation
Long Beach St. 84, Arizona St. 80
NIT TOURNAMENT
Notre Dame 69, Southern California 65
Louisville 97, American U. 84
Massachusetts 78, Missouri 71
N. Carolina 82, Oral Roberts 65
NCAA COLLEGE DIVISION
Championship
Ky. Wesleyan 78, Tenn. St. 76, OT
Consolation
Assumption 94, Brockport St. 90

NCAA HOCKEY
Championship
Wisconsin 4, Denver 2
Consolation
Bostrn College 3, Cornell 1
NHL
Buffalo 3, Montreal 3, tie
Vancouver 6, Pittsburgh 1
Atlanta 3, Chicago 2
New York Islanders 6, St. Louis 4
Toronto 7, New York Rangers 5
NBA
Baltimore 120, Philadelphia 115
Cleveland 114, Buffalo 97
Detroit 99, Chicago 97
* * *
MIISAA REGIONAL FINALS
CLASS A
Grand Rapids Christian 80, Midland
Dow 57
CLASS B
Negaunee 55, Iron Mountain 49
CLASS C
Detroit East Catholic 68, New Haven 63
St. Ignace 73, L'Anse 56
CLASS D
White Pine 85. Iron Mountain North
Dickinson 59

Lenny Wilkens made a three-
point play, Rick Roberson put in
his own rebound, Austin Carr hit
from the corner and John John-
son contributed two free throws
and a fast-break basket for the
Cavaliers before Ruffalo scored
after more than three minutes
of play.
They surged to within eight
points with 21/2 minutes left in the
third quarter but Barry Clemens
hit Cleveland's next five baskets,'
all from outside, to break it open
again.
'76ers fant
PHILADELPHIA - Elvin hayes
scored a career-high 43 points and
blocked two shots in the last two
minutes last night to lead the
Baltimore Bullets to a 120-115 Na-,
tional Basketball Association vic-'
1tory over the hapless Philadel-
phia 76ers.
The loss was Philadelphia's
eighth in a row and established
an NBA record for losses in one
season, 68. The 76ers have won
only nine games. The record of
67 was held by the 1967-68 San
Diego club andhCleveland in
1970-71.-
Hayes, who scored only nine
points in his last game here, can-
ned 19 field goals and five free
throws for his 43 points, and block-j
ed six Philadelphia shots.

The University of Michigan
Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures
presents
GEORG BUCHNER'S
Woyzek and Leonce and Lena
Woyzek on March 16 & 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Leonce and Lena on March 17 & 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Both plays will be presented on March 18
beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: students-$2.00
Sun. Matinee: students-$3.00

non-students-$2.50
non-students-$4.00

AP Photo

Professional League Standings

HILLEL & MIDRASH-COLLEGE OF JEWISH STUDIES OF DETROIT
PRESENT
DR. ELLIS RIVKIN
Professor of Jewish History, Hebrew Union College
SPEAKING ON
"The Contemporary Crisis and the Jewish Historical
Experience: Options for American Jews"
8 p.m., Monday, March 19, at HILLEL, 1429 Hill

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Peace Corps
and VISTA
NEED PEOPLE with back-
ground in h o m e ec,
guidance counseling, psy-
chology, sociology, TEFL,
business education a n d
other fields for programs
at home and throughout
the world.
For information stop by
the Fishbowl March 20 or
21, 9-4:30.

Boston
New York
Buffalo
Philadelph
Baltimore
Atlanta
Hlouston
Cleveland
Milwaukee
Chicago
Detroit
K.C.-Omah
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Seattle
Portland

Residential College Auditorium

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Eastern Conference
Atlantic Division
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Central Division
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43 32
3s0 45
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Western Conference
Mid.west Division
53 22
48 28
35 40
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Pacific Division
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East
W L T
Montreal 47 9 15
Boston 46 20 5
N.Y. Rangers 44 19 7
Detroit 34 25 11
Buffalo 33 25 13
Toronto 25 36 9
Vancouver 21 43 8
N.Y. Islanders 10 58 5
West
Chicago 39 24 8
Minnesota 34 27 9
Philadelphia 33 27 10
St. Louis 30 30 11
Los Angeles 28 33 11
Pittsburgh 28 36 8
Atlanta 25 32 14
California 11 44 16
Today's Games

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95 276
79 229
79 233
59 219
50 215
25 153
86 254
77 234
76 255
71 209
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64 231
61 175
38 185

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D~etroit at Chicago, afternoon
Minnesota at California, afternoon
Montreal at Philadelphia
Toronto at Buffalo
St. Louis at New York Rangers
Atlanta at Boston

MISSED OUR FIRST RUSH?
THETA

TUESDAY, MARCH 20
DR. GAYL D. NESS
Professor, Department of Sociology
SPEAKS ONe
"MAN AND HIS FELLOW MEN (I)"

Invites You To An Open House
SUNDAY, MARCH 18-7-10 P.M.

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