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Page 8

Sunday, March 20, 1983

The Michigan Daily


NCAA s move into second round



Tarheels advance, 68-49

Utes stun UCLA, 67-61

Perkins scored 18 points and Michael
Jordan added 16 as eighth-ranked Nor-
th Carolina cruised to a 68-49 victory
over James Madison in second-round
NCAA East Regional basketball action
Matt Doherty contributed 14 points
for the defending national champion
and second seeded Tar Heels, 27-7.
NORTH CAROLINA advances to the
East Regional semifinals at Syracuse,
N.Y., where it will meet the winner of
today's Syracuse-Ohio State matchup
at Hartford, Conn.
Perkins scored six of 'North
Carolina's first eight points as the Tar
Heels expanded a 28-17 halftime lead to
36-23 with 13:13 left. Combining its
height advantage with accurate
perimeter shooting, the Tar Heels even-
tually took a 64-46 lead with 2:07 left on
two Doherty ,free throws. The final
score represented North Carolina's
biggest lead.
Jordan was shackled with foul
trouble, picking up three in the first half
and getting his fourth seven seconds in-
to the second period.
novers in the first three minutes, North
Carolina hit its next seven shots to take
a 14-4 lead on Jim Braddock's jumper
with 13:34 left. The Dukes retaliated
with an 11-4 spurt and cut the margin to
/24-17 on a free throw by David Dupont
with 2:36 left before intermission.
North Carolina scored the last two
baskets and took its halftime edge on
Curtis Hunter's tap with two seconds

Charles Fisher's 16 points paced
James Madison, which finished at 20-11.
Dan Ruland added 15.
North Carolina shot 65.8 percent, in-
cluding 72.7 percent in the second half.
The Tar Heels out rebounded the
Dukes, 27-21.
Georgia 56, Va. Common-
wealth 54
Banks' 12-foot jumper with two seconds
left gave Georgia a 56-54 victory over
Virginia Commonwealth yesterday in
second-round action in the NCAA East
Regional basketball tournament.
The Bulldogs, in their first NCAA
postseason competition, raised their
record to 22-9 and advanced to the East
Regional semifinals in Syracuse, N.Y.,
where they will meet the winner of
today's Rutgers-St. John's game at
Hartford, Conn.
THE BULLDOGS held a 50-41 lead
with 11:33 remaining on a Vern
Fleming jumper. Virginia Common-
wealth rallied with eight straight points
and later took a 54-52 lead on Randy
Corker's short jmper with 1:59 left.
Georgia tied the score on a layup by
Terry Fair with 1:31 left, then held for
the last shot.
Working the perimeter, Banks drib-
bled into the lane for the game-winning
Virginia Commonwealth built a 19-13
first-half lead as Calvin Duncan did
most of the work. Georgia rallied to tie
on Gerald Crosby's layup with 5:40 left.

BOISE, Idaho (AP)-Senior Pace
Mannion sank five clutch free throws
and set up two uncontested baskets with
timely passes as Utah shocked seventh-
ranked UCLA 67-61 yesterday in
second-round game of the NCAA West
Regional basketball tournament.
Utah now advances to the West
semifinals next Thursday in Ogden,
MANNION, PETER Williams sand
Angelo Robinson each scored 18 points
as the unheralded Utes, seeded 10th in
the West, outplayed the favored Bruins,
the region's second seed, down the
Robinson's jumper put Utah ahead
fora the final time with five minutes
remaining, and the Utes then went in a
delay game, forcing UCLA to foul.
Mannion sank three free throws to
give Utah a 60-55 lead with 1:50
remaining. Nigel Miguel subsequently
hit two free throws for the Bruins,
reducing the deficit to three points.
MANNION THEN threw an inbounds
pass three-quarters of the length of the.
court to a wide-open Williams, whose
slam with 1:16 remaining put Utah on
top again by five points.
After a free throw by Utah center
Chris Winans and a rebound basket by
UCLA guard Ralph Jackson, Mannion
converted two more free throws with
24 seconds to go'for a 65-59 lead. Secon-
ds later, Mannion batted a loose ball out
to center court, from where Utah guard
Manuel Hendrix raced in for a clinching
The first half was tightly contested
with Utah taking a five-point advantage

midway through the half. But UCLA
rallied to score the final five points,
taking a 34-32 lead at intermission.
Virginia 54,
Washington State 49
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - All-America
center Ralph Sampson scored 15 points
and triggered three second-half fast
breaks that resulted in crucial baskets,
leading fourth-ranked Virginia to a 54-
49 victory over Washington State
yesterday in the second round of the
NCAA West regional basketball tour-
THE 7-FOOT-4 Sampson, despite
scoring only two points in the second
half, was instrumental in Virginia's
ability to hold off a Washington State
rally. The Cougars trailed by as much
as eight points in the first half and were
down 30-25 at intermission but pulled in-
to a tie just a minute into the second
With 9:18 left in the game, Sampson
grabbed a rebound and fed guard Ricky
Stokes for a fast-break basket that put
the Cavaliers ahead 38-34.
Seconds later, Sampson blocked a
Washington State shot. The deflection
went toward center court and guard
Othell Wilson was off for another fast-
break basket, giving Virginia a six-
point edge.
Finally, after the Cougars had drawn
into another tie, Sampson again
blocked a shot to Wilson, who scored on
the other end, was fouled and made the
free throw to account for a 45-40 advan-
tage with 5:59 left.

James Madison's Dan Ruland lands on the floor after battling North Carolina's
Michael Jordan for the ball during the first half of yesterday's Eastern Regional
second round game in Greensboro. The Tarheels won the game 68-49.

First Round
17 & 18

Second Round
19 & 20

Tab urn amant

Purdue eliminated, 78-68

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Alvin Rober-
tson scored 26 points and had six steals
as ninth-ranked Arkansas came back
after blowing a 10-point second-half
lead to down Purdue 78-68 in the second
round of the NCAA Mideast Regional
basketball tournament yesterday.
The victory sends the Razorbacks in-
to the regional semi-finals at Knoxville,
Tenn., against the winner of today's
Louisville-Tennessee game.
ARKANSAS, 26-3, appeared to have
the Boilermakers on the ropes with a
pressing defense that produced steals
and turnovers and enabled the Hogs to
build a 42-31 lead with 17:34 to play.
But, Purdue, finishing 21-9, fought
back to cut the lead to 48-47 as Jim
Rowinski and Jim Bullock each scored
six points. The Boilermakers took their
first lead since the opening minutes on
two free throws by Steve Reid that
made it 49-48 with 10 minutes to play.
Purdue then built a 53-48 lead on a lay-
up by Greg Eifert and two more free
throws by Reid before Arkansas came
back to win behind a spurt keyed by
Darrell Walker and Robertson.
Ricky Norton's two free throws with
4:22 to play put the Hogs ahead to stay
at 59-57. Walker had five points and
Robertson four in the comeback that
deadlocked it at 57.
Walker, a second-team All-
American, finished with 22 points and
Joe Kleine added 12 for Arkansas, ap-
pearing in the NCAA tourney for the
seventh year in a row.
Russell Cross, playing despite an
ailing back, led the Boilermakers with

22 points. Rowinski, Bullock and Reid
each had 12 points.
Kentucky 57,
Ohio University 40
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Melvin Turpin
and Dirk Minniefield sparked a second-
half spurt that gave 12th-ranked Ken-
tucky a 12-point lead as the Wildcats
downed Ohio University 57-40 in the
second round of the NCAA Mideast
Regional basketball tournament
The victory, snapping a three-game
NCAA losing streak for the five-time
national champion Wildcats, sends
Kentucky into next week's regional
semi-finals at Knoxville, Tenn., against
the winner of today's Indiana-
Oklahoma contest.
OHIO, the Mid-American Conference
tournament champion, used a slow
tempo to stay with the heavily favored
Wildcats most of the day.
Kentucky was leading 27-23 with 13:50
to play when the Wildcats went on an 11-
3 run for a 12-point lead. Turpin had five
points in that spree and Minniefield ad-
ded four and also contributed a lob pass
that freshman Kenny Walker laid in for
the other basket.
Ohio, finishing 23-9, never was able to
come within eight the rest of the game,
and Kentucky never led by more than
12 until scoring the final eight points of
the game in the last minute to provide
the 17-point margin of victory.
MINNIEFIELD LED Kentucky, 22-7,
with 16 points and Turpin contributed

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HOUSTON (AP)-The No. 1 Houston
Cougars, refusing to be flustered by
Maryland's slowdown tactics, followed
Michael Young's 16 points yesterday to
a 60-50 NCAA Midwest Regional
second-round victory over the
Houston will meet the winner of
today's Georgetown-Memphis State
game in the Midwest semifinals next
HOUSTON HIT its first five field goal
tries and made clutch free throws in the
second half as the Cougars slowed the
game down themselves in the cat-and-
mouse affair.
Seven-foot Houston center Akeem
Olajuwon scored 12 points before he got
into foul trouble and freshman guard
Alvin Franklin made four .of six free
Maryland, 20-10, was led by Adrian
Branch, who scored 20 points, and Len
Bias, who had 12. Maryland, which beat
No. 15 Tennessee-Chattanooga in a
first-round game, played without Her-
man Veal, a starting forward this
season, who was put on disciplinary
probation by the school before the tour-
nament because of a campus incident.
IT WAS Houston's 23rd consecutive
victory and boosted the Cougars,
record to 28-2 for the season.
The Terrapins of the Atlantic Coast
Conference sprung a deliberate offense
on the Cougars to start the game.
Maryland led by as many as five
points before Young hit four straight
buckets to give the Cougars a 26-24 lead
at intermission.

HOUSTON (AP) - No. 13 Villanova,
emerging from a late-season swoon,
relied on the inside-outside performan-
ces of John Pinone and Dwayne Mc-
Clain to finally subdue up-start Lamar
60-58 yesterday in a second-round game
of the NCAA Midwest Regionalbasket-
ball tournament.
The Wildcats, 23-7, hit their first eight
shots of the game and forced the Car-
dinals to shoot over a tight 2-3 zone
THE CARDINALS, 23-8, made one
late surge, hitting the last eight points
of the game before yielding to the Wild-
cats, who advanced to the Midwest
Regional semifinals Thursday night in
Kansas City, Mo., against the winner of
today's game between Iowa and
Villanova, which had lost three of its
last four games coming into the tour-
nament, was led by Pinone with 15 poin-
ts and McClain, who drove through
Lamar's defense for 14 poin.ts.
Tom Sewell, recovering from a ham-
string injury, scored 16 points for the
Cardinals and Kenneth Perkins led a
late second half spurt to finish with 19
The Wildcats built a 56-41 lead with
seven minutes to play in ending theG
outmanned Cardinals' season.
The Wildcat's, seeded third in the
Midwest Regional, opened a 14-4 lead
and were ahead 32-26 at halftime.

Cougars win
Villanora 60, Lamar 58


NEW YORK (AP)-New York want to be around at that date of the
Yankee owner George Steinbrenner draft."
said yesterday that he will make every
Y a n k e e seffort to sign John Elway to a baseball Elway played minor league baseball
Y a n ke e scontract before the National Football in the Yankee organization last sum-
League draft in which the Stanford mer, hitting .318 in 42 games at Oneonta
quarterback is expected to be the first of the Class A New York-Penn League.
nk k choice. Steinbrenner said that he will try to
"I think we're going to move a little sell Elway and his parents on baseball
sooner on John than we had originally based on what he sees as a dilemma if
anticipated," Steinbrenner said on the young man chooses football.
ABC's "Sportsbeat." "We are going to ". . . If John gets drafted by a conten-
come to him with what baseball can ding team, that team isn't a contender
offer him-which I think is a great without a good quarterback, so chances
package." are he's going to be riding the bench
HE ADDED: "I want to try to bring behind some good quarterback," Stein-
this to a head as far as baseball is con- brenner said.
cerned, so that when he goes into the "If he goes with a non-contender, he's
football draft, he can have a clear head going to spend his life running for his
and know where he's going. We don't life."
McCrory, Jones fight to a draw



Stetson snaps Batsmen 's streak

Special to the Daily
WINTER PARK, Fla.-The latest hurricane to hit Florida,
the Michigan baseball team, broke up Friday night and
headed North yesterday.
The Wolverines' ten-game winning streak was broken by
Stetson, 10-6 on Friday before the squad closed out their
spring trip with a 6-5 victory over Rollins yesterday after-
noon to put their record at 11-1, the team's best start since
THE WOLVERINES left 12 men stranded in their loss to
Stetson, including three in each of the last three innings.
Michigan hurlers Gary Wayne and Dan Disher gave up nine
walks between them. But despite these problems, Michigan
still might have come home with a clean record if it had not
been for five unearned runs tallied by Stetson in the fourth
inning following an error by first baseman Ken Hayward.
An 8-2 deficit was too much for the comeback-oriented
Wolverines to overcome and despite four singles and two
RBI's by shortstop Barry Larkin. Michigan found itself on

You can't win 'emal
MICHIGAN ...........................................000 110 400 6 13 2
Stetson .........................................001 520 02X 10 10 0
M: Wayne. Disher (6) and Bair; S:Ullain ,Sutte (7). Biship (7). and Lukko.
WP-Ullain (3-0) LP-Wayne (I-1)
MICHIGAN ............................................000 201 300 6 6 0
Rollins ............................ ................001 100 300 5 8 1
M:Stoll, Karazim (7), Shuta (8), Kopf (8) and Bair; S:Dvorak and Sherlock
WP-Stoll (3-0) LP-Dvorak (4-2)
Softballers take two
Special to the daily
COLUMBIA, S.C.-Off to a fast start on its South Carolina
trip, the Michigan softball team defeated Seton Hall and
Massachusettes yesterday to raise its record to 7-5.
The Seton Hall Pirates committed five errors in the opener
as Sandy Taylor threw a complete game for the Wolverines.
Karen Pollard and Mena Reyman had RBI's and Missy
Thomas scored the game-winning run in the top of the ninth
on a ground out.
Michigan's Jan Boyd was the story in the victory over
Massachusettes as she pitched a 4-hit shutout while striking

RENO, Nev. (AP)-Welshman Colin Jones and American
Milton McCrory fought to a controversial draw in a bloody 12-
round battle for the vacant World Boxing Council Welter-

blows. Blood began flowing from McCrory's left nostril in the
second round after several crisp left leads by Jones and a
right cross to the face.

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