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intas Retain Purdue



Sprint Medley Relay
Provides Victory Marg in
Wolverines Capture Team Championship
Despite Lack of Power in Individual Events



SAFE AT 'HIRD-Pat Mullin, Tiger outfielder, is safe at third on Doe Cramer's third-inning single in a-
recent Tiger-Yankee exhibition game at Lakeland, Fla. Steve Scuchok, Yank third-sacker (at left) drops
ball as Mullin slides in. Detroit won, 8-3.
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Wayne Smith Takes Fourth Plae;
Oklahoma Aggies Win Team Title

STILLWATER, Okla., March 23
--Michigan's Bill Courtright took
the NCAA 155-pound title here
tonight as Oklahoma A. & M., won
its 14th team title from Iowa
Teachers by the slim margin of a
single point, 25-24.
Courtright, 'Big Ten champion
at 155 pounds, decisioned Jack St.
Clair of Oklahoma A. & M. by 4-3
in a close match. Wayne Smith of
Michigan took a fourth place for
the Wolverines, winning and losing
in a pair of consolation matches
after being eliminated in the semi-
Dick Kopel Michigan's other
representative, lost out in the
semi-finals. Two other Big Ten
champions were among the winners
tonight. Dave Shapiro of Illinois
copped the 165-pound crown while
George Bolas of Ohio State walked
off with the heavyweight honors.
Illinois' Big Ten championship

squad finished with 17 points for
third place with Indiana scoring 13
for fourth.
STILLWATER, Okla., March 23-
'A')-The Oklahoma Aggies made a
strong bid to retain their NCAA
wrestling title today by advancing
five men to the finals of the cham-
pionship tournament.
Iowal State Teachers, chief threat
to A. and M.'s hold on the crown, sent
four men to tonight's finals, scoring
heavily in the lighter weights. The
University of Illinois' Big Ten cham-
pions qualified three, the University
of Indiana two and Michigan and
Ohio State one each.
Climax of the semi-finals round
was the victory of George Bolas, Big
Ten champion from Ohio State, over
Loyd Arms, Oklahoma Aggie Na-
tional heavyweight champion in 1942.

Bolas, weighing 295, beat Arms, 195,
by a 3-1 decision.
121-Mike Rolak, Indiana, decision
over Dick Frye, University og Okla-
homa, 4-2; Cecil Mott, Iowa Teach-
ers, decision over Richard Kopel,
Michigan, 3-2.
136-Russel Bush, Iowa Teachers,
decision over Wayne Smith, Michi-
gan, 5-4; David Arndt, Oklahoma A.
and M. decision over Elias George,
Indiana, 8-4.
145-William Koll, Iowa Teachers,
decision over Gale Mikles, Michigan
State, 6-4; Edgar Welch, Oklahoma
A. and M., decision over Tony Wama-
saki, Colorado State, 5-1.
155-William Courtright, Michigan,
decision over John Dowell, Michigan
State, 9-0; Jack St. Clair, Oklahoma
A. and M. decision over Richard Dis-
worth, Iowa State, 11-2.
Heavyweight-George Bolas, Ohio
State, decision over Loyd Arms, Ok-
lahoma A. and M., 3-1; Morris Chit-
wood, Indiana, decision over Al Craw-
ford, North Carolina, 4-3.

(Special to The Daily)
LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 23 -
Cashing in on their strength in the
relay events, Michigan's trackmen
turned in the season's biggest track
upset by taking the Purdue Relays
crown here tonight.
Capturing the distance and sprint
medley relays and gathering seconds
in the two-mile and mile relays, the
Wolverine thinclads amassed 20 of
their 37 1/3 points in the team races
to upset Illinois' favored squad. The
Illini finished second with 3212 points
followed by Purdue with 20 2/3 and
Notre Dame with 19.
Sprint Medley Decides Meet
Not until the next to the last event
on the card was the decision certain.
Then, with HughtShort, Val Johnson,
Jim Pierce and Herb Barton clicking
to perfection the Maize and Blue
copped the sprint medley relay.
With the sprint medley in the bag
the Maize and Blue trackmen had
only to salvage two points in the one-
mile relay, final event on the pro-
gram, to take the title. Illinois took
the mile event as expected, breaking
the Relays mark but Michigan's sec-
ond place was all it needed.
Humes Wind Up Careers
Ross and Bob Hume wound up their
collegiate track careers in a blaze of
glory, running third and fourth legs
on the victorious distance medley re-
lay team. Both turned in their best
efforts of the season.
Chuck Fonville broke the Purdue
Relays freshman record for shot-put-
ters with a heave of 5 feet 5/8 inches
for second place to Purdue's Bill Ban-
gert. Bangert's winning toss of 54
feet 7 5/8 inches erased the old mark
set by Notre Dame's Jim Delaney in
1943. George Ostroot of Michigan
took third in the shot tossing it 48
feet 312 inches for the best mark of
his career.
The summaries:
University Two-Mile Relay-Won
by Notre Dame (Purcuell, Sobota,
Tully, Leonard): second, Michigan;
third, Purdue; fourth, Illinois; fifth,
Kansas State. Time: 7:52.6.
60-yard Low Hurdles-Won by Dil-
lard (Baldwin-Wallace); second,
Walker (Illinois); third, Tharp
(Minnesota) ; fourth, Gutting (Pur-

due). Time: :06.8. (New American
indoor record. Old record :06.9 by
four men. New Purdue Relays record.
Old record :06.9 set by Young (Illin-;
cis) in 1944.
Shot Put-Won by Bangert (Pur-
due), 54 feet 7 5/8 inches; second,
F ouville (Michigan), 50 feet 5/8
inches; third Ostroot (Michigan, 48
feet 3 inches; fourth, Richardson
(Marquette), 46 feet 11 inches. (New
iclays record. Old record 53 feet 4
7/8 inches by Jim Delaney of Notre
Dame in 1943.)
60-yard dash Won by Mathis (Ill-
inois); second, Wallace (Minnesota);
third, Garthiser (Notre Dame);
fourth, Pierce ( Illinois). Time 0.2
(Ties Relays recor'd set by Buddy
Young of Illinois in 1944).
High Jump-Won by Taylor (Wes-
tern Michigan); 6 feet 5 7/8 inches;
second, Eddleman (Illinois), 6 feet
4 inches; third, Wisner (Marquette),
6 feet 3 inches; Kilpatrick and Miller
(Purdue) and Harris (Michigan)
tied for fourth, 6 feet 2 inches.
University Distance Medley Relay
-Won by Michigan (Thomason,
Coleman, Ross Hume, Bob Hume);
::econd, Drake; third. Notre Dame;
fourth, Wisconsin. Time: 10:24,6.
60-yard High Hurdles--Won by Dil-
lard (Baldwin -Wallace); second,
Walker (Illinois); third, T. Mitchell
(Indiana); fourth, Smith (Notre
Dame). Time: :07.5.
Pole Vault--More (Northwestern)
and Wonch (Michigan State) tied
for first; Richards (Illinois) and
Sewell (Northwestern) tied for third.
Height: 13 feet 11x inches.
University Sprint Medley Relay---
Won by Michigan (Short, Johnson,
Pierce, Barten); second, Purdue;
third, Illinois; fourth, Notre Dame.
Time: 3:38.2.
University Mile Relay--Won by
Illinois (Buster, Rehberg, Gonzalez,
McKenley); second, Michigan; third,
Purdue; fourth, Michigan State.
Time: 3:22 (New Relays record. Old
mark of 3:22,6 set by Illinois in 1945.)

Cage Coaches
Suggest Three
Rile Changes
No Curbs Proposed
0n Extra Tall Players
NEW YORK, March 23-(A)--
Members of the National Basketball
Coaches' Association recommended
only three minor changes in the
present rules today and concluded
their annual convention without an
official request for new legislation
to place a further check on extra tall
When the National Rules Com-
mittee meets here Monday to work
over the regulations for the 1946-47
:eason, these recommendations will
be 'presented to it by the Coaches'
Changes Proposed
1. Redefine the phrase, "in the act
of shooting," in the rule covering a
foull commiitted against a player try-
inm for a field goal, in order to give
the shooter more leeway and thus
prevent so many goals being disal-
2. Allow an offensive team to re-
Sain possession of the ball after a
free throw attempt when a player is
fouled in the last two minutes of a
3. Amend the rules to permit sub-
,titutions in the last four minutes
of a game only when time has been
taken out.
Others Rejected by Coaches
In a surprise move, the Associa-
(ion turned down all proposals to
widen the free throw lane or enlarge
the present three-second area in or-
der to push the giants of the game
back from the goal, although discus-
sions of the previous day had indi-
cated such legislation was desired.
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SARASOTA, Fla., March 23-()-
Boston Red Sox rookie pitchers Lar-
ry Powell and Otis Clark held the
Detroit Tigers to six scattered hits
today as the Bostonians chalked up I
a 7-1 win here today.
Hal White, who started for the
Tigers, was reached for three runs in
the first and again in the fourth inn-
ings, and George Caster finished up
the last three innings for the Ben-
The game marked the first time
this year that Ted Williams of Bos-,
ton and Dick Wakefield of the Tigers,
two of the League's top-notch hitters,
had faced each other. Wakefield goti
one hit out of four tries while Wil-
liams went hitless in three official
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and Crompton, Yount (7); Rowe,
Judd (6) and Seminick, Peterman
At Fort Lauderdale, Fla.:
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N. York (N) 000 001 000- 1 5 3
Fletcher, Triner (7) and Masi;
Koslo and Shanks, Edwards (6).
At Sebring, Fla.:
Bos. (A) "B" 060 420 302-17 22 1
Newark (IL) 100 000 040- 5 11 2
Heflin, Ryba (8) and Pytlak;
Smith, Perry (4). Martin (7) and

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Phila. (A) 001 320 20X-8 11 3
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At San Diego, Cal.:
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Chicago (AL) 100 000 000-1 4 1
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(7) and Lopez; Rigney, Smith (6)
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