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Tar Heels eke out victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)-James Worthy's only
points of the second half helped top-ranked North
Carolina hold off upset-minded James Madison 52-50
yesterday in a second-round game of the NCAA East
Regional basketball tournament.
Worthy, who finished with 15 points, connected on a
three-point play with 57 seconds left to widen the Tar
Heel lead to 50-46. After James Madison lost the ball
on a foul, Worthy converted two more free throws
with 34 seconds remaining to extend North
Carolina's advantage to 52-46.
JAMES MADISON refused to quit, however, and
two free throws by Charles Fisher closed.the margin
East Regional
to 52-48 with 27 seconds left.
North Carolina lost possession when Matt Doherty
failed to handle a long pass from Jimmy Black, but
got a reprieve when Sam Perkins was fouled with 16
seconds left. Perkins missed the first of a one-and-one
and kept the Dukes in the contest:
The crushing blow came when Dan Ruland's pass
bounced off Keith Bradley's hands and rolled out of
AFTER BLACK missed the front end of a one-and-
one, Linton Townes established the final score with a
jumper at the buzzer.
North Carolina got off to a sluggish start but

managed to shoot 59 percent in the first half, while
James Madison shot 61.1 percent.
The TarHeels rallied from an early six-point deficit
with eight straight points and, on Perkin's tap-in of a
Worthy miss, took an 18-15 lead with 6:40 before half-
The Dukes and the Tar Heels were tied three times
down the stretch before Michael Jordan's layup and a
free throw by Black gave North Carolina a 25-22 lead
with 3:19 left. Two free throws by Worthy put the Tar
Heels ahead 31-26 with 1:15 left, but a pair of free
throws by Derek Steele with 56 seconds left
established the halftime score of 31-28.
North Carolina, which now is 28-2, got 17 points
from Perkins. Ruland, Fisher and Townes scored 12
points each for James Madison, which ended its
season at 24-6.
Memphis State 56, Wake Forest 55
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)-Keith Lee's three-
point-play with 2:27 remaining proved to be the win-
ning basket as ninth-ranked Memphis State downed
18th-ranked Wake Forest, 56-55, in a second-round
basketball game of the NCAA East Regional in
Charlotte yesterday.
The Tigers, 24-4, trailed by as many as seven points
early in the second half, but clawed their way back to
a tie at 47 on a three-point-play by Otis Jackson with
THE SCORE was tied three more times in the next
six minutes, due in part to a slowdown employed by
the Tigers. Lee's basket and free throw gave Mem-

phis State a 56-53 lead, but John Toms countered for
the Demon Deacons with a 15-footer at the 1:30 mark
to cut it to the final margin.
Memphis State had an opportunity to increase its
lead when Bobby Parks went to the free throw line
with 41 seconds left. Parks missed the front end of the
one-and-one, but Wake Forest committed a turnover
when Derrick Phillips intercepted a Danny Young
Phillips also had a chance to put the game away,
but he missed the front end of a bonus situation with
six seconds left.
AFTER PHILLIPS' fouled Young, the Deacons
tried a desperation shot, but Young's effort from 40
feet bounced off the left side of the rim.
Both teams shot at a torrid pace in the opening
period. Wake Forrest hit 65 percent from the field,
while Memphis State hiit.59 percent.
The score was tied three times in the first period,
the latest at 26 on a free throw by Phillip Haynes with
8:32 left. Wake Forrest then ran off seven straight
points and claimed a 33-26 edge on a Toms tap-in with
4:24 remaining.
Wake Forest eventually claimed a 38-32 lead on
a Guy Morgan reverse layup with 1:02 left before in-
termission. Memphis State then held for the last shot
and Haynes connected, cutting the Deacon's half-
time advantage to 38-34.
Lee finished with 18 points while Parks added 12
and Haynes 11.
Wake Forest, which finished at 21-9, got 14 points
from reserve Anthony Teachey and 13 from Morgan.

AP Photo
NORTH CAROLINA'S James Worthy (52) and teammate Sam Perkins put
pressure on James Madison's Linton Townes during yesterday's Tar Heel
52-50 victory. The win put number one-ranked North Carolina into the third
round of the East regional.

Defending champ Indiana
downed by UAB, 80-70

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Oliver Robinson scored 23
points and 17th ranked Alabama-Birmingham surged to a 19-
point first-half lead as the Blazers downed defending national
champion Indiana, 80-70, in an NCAA Mideast Regional
second-round game yesterday.
The Blazers, reeling off their 11th consecutive victory, took
control with torrid shooting in the first eight minutes.
UAB, A VICTIM in Indiana's march to the 1981 champion-
ship, had two 6-0 bursts and two other 5-0 runs to stun the
M ideastRegional
Hoosiers and build a quick 26-7 lead.
Robinson had eight points during that stretch and Chris
Giles, who finished with 17, added another seven in the
early going.
The Blazers, 24-5, still led by 19, 32-13, with 8:19 left in the
opening half and went to the locker room at intermission with
a 40-22 advantage after Luellen Foster hit a layup at the buz-
INDIANA, GETTING 24 points from Ted Kitchel, got
within 14 four times in the first seven minutes of the second
half.They chopped it to 11 five minutes later.
The Hoosiers, who have won four national titles, never got
within 10 points until Jim Thomas hit a layup 2:29 from the

finish that cut the margin to 71-62.
Indiana, 19-10, didn't get closer than eight points the rest oT
the way as Robinson hit two free throws for the Blazers,
Jonath Nicholas sank four and Norman Anchrum hit two
more in the final 90 seconds.
Louisville 81, Middle Tennessee State 56
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Derek Smith scored 17 points,
including three three-point plays, and Jerry Eaves led a
pressing defense that sparked 20th-ranked Louisville to an 81-
56 victory over Middle Tennessee State in the second round of
the NCAA Mideast Regional basketball tournaments yeste
MTSU, which upset Kentucky here Thursday night, jum-
ped to a quick 12-5 lead over the Cardinals before Louisville
went to its full-court press that gave the Blue Raiders
THE CARDS finally took a 16-14 lead when Eaves stole an
inbounds pass, converting it into a three-point play midway
through the first half.
The Raiders fell back by six, but rallied for a 20-20 deadlock
before Charles Jones took the 1980 national champions ahead
to stay at 22-20 with two free throws six minutes before haJ
The Cards led 30-22 at intermission, stretched that margin
to 46-30 four minutes into the second half and held its biggest
lead at 30 points, 80-50, in the closing minutes.

AP Photo'
INPiANA'S STEVE Bouchie dribbles around Alabama-Birmingham's Norman Anchrum in first half action of Satur-
day's 80-70 UAB victory in the second round of the NCAA's Mideast Regional playoffs.

Georgetown defeats
LOGAN, Utah (AP)- Eric Smith and Eric "Sleepy" Floyd extinguished a late
Wyoming surge as sixth-ranked Georgetown claimed a 51-43 victory over the
Cowboys in the second round of the NCAA West Regional basketball tournament
Wyoming center Chris Engler, the Cowboys' leading scorer with 14, hit a basket
with 1:43 remaining to make it 46-43 for Georgetown. But that was Wyoming's last
FLOYD MADE a basket and a foul shot and Smith hit two foul shots to keep the
game out of reach. Wyoming threw the ball away twice and guard Mike Jackson
missed a jumper with 49 seconds remaining.
It was Jackson's jumper with about six minutes left which drew the Cowboys to
within 40-38, the closest they got in the second half.
Wyoming took an 18-14 lead midway
through the first half, but a three-point
play by Smith erased the lead and the
Hoyas never trailed thereafter, and
took a 29-24 halftime lead.
Wyoming was plagued throughout the game by turnovers resulting from
Georgetown's tight full-court press. The Hoyas forced 18 Cowboy turnovers.
Smith finished with 13 for Georgetown and Floyd, an All-America, added 11.
Seven-foot freshman center Pat Ewing scored seven points, gathered in eight
rebounds and blocked one shot for Georgetown.
Fresno State 50, West Virginia 46
LOGAN, Utah (AP)- Rod Higgins scored 18 points and Tyrone Bradley had five
in the final 1:26 to power 11th-ranked Fresno State to a 50-46 victory over 14th-
ranked West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA West Regional basketball
tournament yesterday.
With the score tied at 40, Bradley scored a layup and Higgins hit two free throws
to give the Bulldogs a four-point edge with 1:07 remaining.
After a Mountaineer foul shot, Bradley sank two free throws with 46 seconds
remaining to make it 46-41. West Virginia guard Greg Jones, who finished with 17
points, hit a short jumper but Higgins put the game away with two more free
throws with 27 seconds left.
Jones' jumper at the buzzer followed single free throws by Fresno State forward
Bobby Davis and Bradley.

NCAA Tournament
EAST REGIONAL (First round)
Thursday, March 11
James Madison 55, Ohio State 48
Wake Forest 74, Old Dominion 57
Friday, March 12
Northeastern 63, St. Joseph's 62
St. John's 66, Pennsylvania 56
(Second round)
North Carolina 52, James Madison 50
Memphis State 56,Wake Forest 55
Villanova vs. Northeastern
Alabama vs. St. John's
Thursday, March 11
Marquette 67, Evansville 62
Houston 94, Alcorn State 84
Friday. March 12
Kansas State 77, Northern Illinois 68
Boston College 70, San Francisco 66
(Second Round)
Houston 78, Tulsa 74
Missouri 73, Marquette 69
DePaul vs. Boston College
Arkansas vs. Kansas State
Thursday, March'1"
Indiana 94, Robert Morris 62
Middle Tennessee State 50, Kentucky 44
?: "'. Friday, March 12
Tenn:-Chattanooga 58, North Carolina St. 51
Tennesse 61,Southwest Louisiana 57
(Second round)
Louisville 81, Middle Tennessee State 56
Alabama-Birmingham 80, Indiana 70
Virginia vs. Tennessee
Minnesota vs. Tennessee-Chattanooga
s WEST REGIONAL (First round)
Thursday, March 11
West Virginia 102, North Carolina A&T 72
Wyoming 61, USC 58
yrngFriday, March 12
Iowa 70, Northeast Louisiana 63
Pepperdine 99, Pittsburgh 88
AP Photo (Second round)
AP PhotoYesterday
Georgetown 51, Wyoming 43
during yester- Fresno State 50, West Virginia 46
o State in the Today
rgIdaho vs. Iowa
i-Oregon State vs. Pepperdine

GEORGETOWN'S FRESHMAN center Pat Ewing pulls a rebound away from Wyoming's Bill Garnettd
day's NCAA regional game in Logan, Utah won by the Hoyas, 51-43. Georgetown will next meet Fresn
Western regional semi-finals on Thursday.

TULSA, Okla. (AP)- Guard Rob Williams
ignited the Houston attack with 16 of his 26 points
in the second half as the Cougars upset 10th-
ranked Tulsa 78-74 in the second round of the
NCAA Midwest Regional yesterday.
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TULSA, WHICH ends the season 24-6, led only
once in the contest on the game's opening free
throw by Bruce Vanley. The score was tied 15-15
and 21-21 before Houston took a 36-31 advantage
at halftime.
Tha (nnoarrS nimthweCt Cnnference runners-

score for five minutes. But expert ballhandling
and a swarming defense also kept Tulsa's attack
off balance in the closing minutes.
Steve Harris came off the bench to score 15 for
Tulsa while Greg Stewart added 13 and Mike
AnAerson had 11 .Fowardmrd ld nDrvelr addd

second half to jump to a 56-43 lead over the
Warriors with 11:34 left. But Marquette guard
Glenn Rivers keyed a Warrior comeback which
brought them to within one at 60-59 with 5:34
THE RIG EIGHT Chamnion Tigers went into a.


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