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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, March 25, 19$0---Page 9

Cards take NCAA crown

Louisville nips UCLA
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -Spectacular
Darrell Griffith scored 23 hard-earned
points, leading the Louisville Cardinals
to their, first NCAA basketball cham-
pionship with a 59-54 triumph over the
UCLA Bruins Monday night.
The loss brought the Bruins down to
earth after a late-season surge that saw
them come out of nowhere and pull off a
string of upsets en route to the national
finals.
AS HE HAS done all year for the
Metro Conference champions, the
flying Griffith -put, on a sensational
shooting performance by hitting his
sosthrough a maze of tough UCLA
deeders.
The All-lAlmerican guard .kept his
team in the game in the first half with
11 points and then scored 12 more after
intermission, including the winning
shot on a soft jumper from the outside.
That field goal provided the nation's

second-ranked team with a 56-54 lead
with 2:17 remaining, and the Bruins
then literally threw the game away
when James Wilkes tossed an inbounds
pass downcoufrt over the head of a
teammate.
TWO FOUL shots by substitute Derek
Smith in the last minute nailed down
the victory for the Cardinals and cap-
ped a frantic defensive struggle during
THE FINALISTS and near-
finalists squared off in the NCAA
basketball championships
yesterday, as Purdue thrashed
Iowa in the consolation game, 75-
58; at right, the Boilermaker's
Joe Barry Carroll shows his
elation with teammate Kevin
Stallings at the outcome. Below,
Louisville's All-American
Darrell Griffith passes around
UCLA's Mike Holton during the
final, held in Indianapolis.
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which there were four ties in the second
half.
Griffith, who said he was dedicating
the tounm t to 'a friend stricken} with
cancer, was lifted up by a crowd of
touisville supporters and carried
around the court on their shoulders as
he lifted his index finger signifying that
the Cardinals were No. 1 in the country.
In the consolation game, held earlier
yesterday, towering Joe Barry Carroll
scored 35 points to trigger Purdue to a
75-58 victory Monday night over Big
Ten colleague Iowa.
Carroll was the dominating figure
throughout the game, scoring 2,0 of his
points to lead the Boilermaker's into a
32-27 lead at the half.

With the help of their leading player,,
the Boilermakers rolled up a 19-point
lead shortly before the end.
Purdue, closing out its season at 23-
10, had only one other player in double
figures, Keith Edmonson with 17 points.
The Hawkeyes, finishing at 23-10, got
19 points from Kenny Arnold and 10
from Bob Hanson.
Before Purdue broke open the game
in the second half, the Big Ten teams
were no more than six points apart.
When the Hawkeyes came to within
six points with 9:35 remaining, Carroll
went back to work with a couple of
close-in baskets to propel the Boiler-
makers into a double-figure lead that
they never relinquished.
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wAP Photo

Could You Pass this .Red Cross swimming test?.
SWIM: Anybody who's taken a Red Cross swim course knows
1. Breaststroke -100 Yds. how tough it can be. There's a good reason.
2. Sidestroke -100 Yds. We believe drowning is a serious business.
3. Crawl stroke -100 Yds. Last year alone, we taught 2,589,203 Americans not
4. Back crawl -50 Yds. to drown-in the sev~en different swim courses we offer
5. On back (legs only) - 50 Yds. all across the country. (Incidentally, most of the teaching -{
6. Turns (on front, back, side). as with almost everything American Red Cross does -
7. Surface dive -underwater swim-20 Ft. is done by dedicated volunteers.)
8. Disrobe -float with clothes- 5 nuns. A good many of the youngsters not only are learning
9. Long shallow dive, to keep themselves safe. Thousands upon thousands of
10. Running front dive, them are learning to become lifesavers.
11. 10-minute swim. And the life they save -may be your own.

AP Photo
Womnswimmers
eighth at nationals

The University of Michigan sent
several members of its women's swim
team to the AIAW championships this
weekend on the campus of the Univer-
sity of Nevada at Las Vegas. The team
turned in a total of 56 points - good for
18th place in the National meet.
The meet was won by Stanford, which
edged out Texas by a score of 629 to 623.
USC was third with 494 points, followed
by Florida (443.5) and Arizona State
392.5.
As usual, the. Michigan contingent
was led by its strong diving team. In the
one-meter event, Julie Bachman placed
seventh with 381.55 and her diving mate
Barb Weinstein was twelfth with 353.10.
In the three meter, Weinstein took team
honors, finishing tenth with 401.98 poin-
ts to Bachman's 13th (386.55).

SCORES
NCAA Basketball
Louisville 59, UCLA 54
Purdue 75. Iowa 58 (consolation game)
Exhibition Baseball
Pittsburgh 6. Toronto 3
New York (N) 6, Minnesota 4
Montreal 5. Texas 1
San Francisco 3, Oakland 2
Baltimore 6, Kansas City 3
New York (A) 3; Atlanta 2
Chicago (A) 5, St. Louis 1
Cleveland 6, California 2
Boston 14, Cincinnati 8
Seattle 9, Milwaukee 5
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