Page 10 -The Michigan Daily-Friday, March 18, 1988
THE ROAD TO KANSAS CITY
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Wearing a
bright green tie in a setting made for an Irishman
like himself, Purdue coach Gene Keady needed no
h1elp from St. Patrick to get past yesterday's first
round of the NCAA Midwest tournament.
Boilermakers center Melvin McCants worked
three Farleigh Dickinson defenders into early foul
trouble and scored a career-high 26 points as No.
3-ranked Purdue beat Farleigh Dickinson 94-79.
It marked only the third time in Keady's six
trips to the NCAA tournament that the
Boilermakers have made it past the first round.
The Boilermakers will play Memphis State,
which beat Baylor, 75-60, in tomorrow's second
Rhode Is knd 87, Missouri 80
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Tom Garrick
scored 25 of his 29 points in the second half as
"Rhode Island overcame a 35-point performance
by Derrick Chievous and beat Missouri 87-80 in
an NCAA East tournament first-round game yes-
The defeat marked the fourth consecutive year
Missouri lost in the opening round. The Tigers,
who finished 19-11, had dropped first-round
games the three previous years by a total of four
Rhode Island, making its first NCA.
ance since 1978, hit 15 of 18 free-thro
Carlton Owens scored 25 points f
Island, the Atlantic 10 Conference rt
which improved its record to 27-6.
Syracuse 69, N.C. A&T 55
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -
Thompson scored 21 points as Syracu
off North Carolina A&T for a 69-55 vi
terday in the opening round of the NC
The victory moved the Orangemen,
Saturday's second round against Rhod
The Aggies, losing for the seventh stra
in the NCAA tournament first round,f
year at 26-3.
A three-point basket by Thomas C
North Carolina A&T tied the game a
6:49 remaining. But the Aggies failed
again until another three-pointer by Car
ton with 49 seconds left. They miss
straight shots during the drought a
stymied on the inside by Syracuse cen
N. Carolina 83, N. Texas S
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - J.R. Re
A appear- 29 points, two short of his career high as No. 7
ws in the North Carolina overpowered North Texas State,
83-65, yesterday in the first round of the NCAA
or Rhode basketball tournament's West Regional.
inner-up, The 6-foot-9 All American sophomore scored
12 points and had seven rebounds as the Tar
Heels, 25-6, blew open a 40-24 halftime lead. He
- Stevie scored 17 more in the first 13 1/2 minutes of the
se fought second half and wound up with nine rebounds for
ctory yes- the game.
AA East North Carolina, the No. 2 seed in the West,
plays the winner of Thursday's game between
26-8, into Wyoming and Loyola, Calif., in Saturday's sec-
le Island. ond round. North Texas State, 17-13, had one 11
light time in a row, but the Eagles had no one to challenge
finish the the Tar Heel's inside game.
Auburn 90, Bradley 86
Griffis of ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Morris scored 36
t 50 with points and Terrance Howard applied the clincher
to score with a steal and dunk at the buzzer as Auburn
'lton Bec- beat 11th-ranked Bradley 90-86 in the opening
ed eight round of the NCAA Southeast Regional tourna-
nd were ment yesterday.
ter Rony Morris had hit four free throws in the final 37
seconds to preserve leads for Auburn before the
t. 65 Braves closed the lead to 88-86 on Paul Wilson's
id scored three-point basket with 16 seconds to play.
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Farleigh Dickinson's Richard Moore shoots the ball over Purdue's Kip
Jones. The Boilermakers won the first game of the NCAA basketball
tournament by beating the Knights, 94-79.
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Mills led the Wolverines with 12
points in the first 20 minutes, but
did not score a point in the second
frame. That was a good indication of
the team's lackluster performance.
The Wolverines led 52-34 with
11:57 remaining, but the Broncos
fought back with the help of numer-
ous Michigan turnovers and missed
"I think both Gary Grant and
Rumeal Robinson played a little out
of control in the second half and
made some foolish turnovers,"
Michigan head coach Bill Frieder
In the final 2:33, Michigan
missed the front end of four one-and-
Boise State pulled to within three
with 18 seconds left on a three-
pointer by King, which followed a
missed free throw by Grant.
"You could even say we choked
on some of those free throws at the
end," Frieder said.
The Wolverines are now 25-7 and
advance to the second round of the
NCAAs for the fourth straight year.
They will play the winner of last
night's Florida-St. John's contest
tomorrow at 2:20 p.m. EST.
Boise State ended its season at
24-6. The Big Sky Conference
champions were led by Arnell Jones
with 13 points.
L ons roar
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By SCOTT SHAFFER
Special to the Daily
SALT LAKE CITY - Loyola
Marymount served notice to the
West Regional today - they are
armed and deadly.
The 10th-seeded Lions advanced
to the second round yesterday by
outgunning Wyoming, 119-115, in
a game that showcased their explo-
"They shot the lights out," said
Wyoming's Fennis Dembo. "They
were possessed tonight. Woo! It was
The Cowboys led 25-12 eight
minutes into the game, but Loyola's
offense took over, pouring in 51
points in the last 12 minutes of the
AT HALFTIME, Wyoming
found itself in the unlikely position
of having shot 67 percent from the
field yet trailing by 11 points.
Five members of the Lions scored
15 or more points, including Bo
Kimble who led the team with 29.
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