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Robesonian (Newspaper) - March 18, 1973, Lumberton, North Carolina SemiFinal NCAA Champion Games Scheduled Sat Mon Challengers are beginning to line up for the attempt to unseat the UCLA Bruins as NCAA basketball champions Conference winners Long Beach State Memphis State Weber State and Miami of Ohio are definitely listed among the 24 entires in the annual title tourney which will be colorcast March 24 and 26 There isnt much doubt that the Bruins who have won six consecutive NCAA titles and had a winning streak of 68 straight as of Feb 24 will be among those present when both semifinals games are telecast Saturday March 24 26 pm and the final is covered Monday March 26 starting at 9 pm Games on both dates will be colorcast coasttocoast from St Louis In all there will be nine teams chosen atlarge with 11 more conference titles to be chosen Among the favorites based on current standings are Penn sylvania Ivy League Min nesota Big Ten Kansas State Big Eight Texas Tech in the Southwest and San Francisco and Santa Clara in the West Coast Athletic Conference In the Southeast Conference Tennessee Kentucky Van derbilt and Alabama are the leading contenders Other top teams are Austin Peay and Murray State in the Ohio Valley New Mexico and Brigbam Young the Western Athletic Conference Tour naments will decide the designees in the MidAtlantic Southern and Atlantic Coast Conferences Leopard Trapping Gliding Fly Casting On Sportsman Actor Patrick ONeal par ticipates in and narrates a leopardtrapping adventure in Kenya Africa film star Susan Oliver experiences the thrill of motorless flight and Louisiana outdoorsman Lee Wulff demonstrates the art of fly casting on The American Sportsman with host Curt Gowdy Sunday March 18 on Channels 358 ACTRESS AND AVIATRIX SUSAN OLIVER operates the controls of a glider while on an ad venture with ABCs The American Sunday March 18 on Channel 358 Miss Oliver who has almost a thousand hours of flying time learns beauty and thrill of taking command of this kind of craft for a cross country solo flight Patrick ONeal who starred in such films as The Kremlin Letter and Castle Keep is interested in conservation and especially concerned with the plight of the leopard ONeal accompanies Jack Barrah a game warden in the central province of Kenya as they seek to capture a leopard that has been terrorizing a sheep farm near the Abardare Mountains Actress Susan Oliver who has close to a thousand hours flying time as a private pilot learns the beauty and thrill of taking command of a motorless air craft Soaring expert George Tweed will instruct Miss Oliver in the handling of this craft until she is ready for a challenging 60 mile solo flight over mountains in El Mirage California And one of The American Sportsmans mainstays over the nine years it has been on the air Lee Wulff will give a slow motion demonstration of five of the casting techniques that have made him one of the nations best known fly casters He will demonstrate the overhead cast roll cast side cast doublehaul cast and the quick cast The American Sportsman will also recapture Wulffs landing of a 148pound striped marlin off the coast of Ecuador while using a simple bas bugging rig ANDERSONS TASTEE FREEZ Inc Highway 74 East Home of the BigTBurger COM HAVE LUNCH WITH US Sports Summary SUNDAY MARCH 18 am 5 Roller Derby 11 Ladies PGA 11 NIT Basketball 7 Lee Trevino Golf 7 Ladies PGA Golf 5 American Sportsman 6710 NHL Hockey DetroitChicago 35813 NBA Basketball II Now In Lumberton INSTANT PRINTING By The Quality Offset Method Corner 4th Walnut 11 Sports Spectacular 11 Sports Illustrated 35 Howard Cosell 8 Wrestling 3 Dean Smith Show SATURDAY MARCH 24 pm 5 Ladies PGA 6710 Sears LPGA Golf 67910 NCAA Semifinals 1113 NIT Basketball 3 Sports Challenge 8 Lee Trevino Golf 358 Pro Bowlers Tour 11 CBS Golf Classic 13 Wrestling 3813 Wide World of Sports 5 Championship Wrestling 13 Lets Go To The Races 6 Roller Derby 7 NHL Action am 7 Sports Action Profile UCLAS SUPERSTAR AllAmerica center Bill Walton will lead the UCLA Bruins in their bid for a seventh consecutive title in the NCAA championship Semifinal games will be telecast Saturday March 24 26 PM and Monday March 26 9 PM on Channel 6 7910 Madison Square Garden Hosts NIT Basketball Four games of the 36th annual National Invitation Tournament college basketballs oldest post season event will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden New York City In past years only two games of the NIT were carried on television Firstrround games will be broadcast Saturday March 17 24 pm and Sunday March 18 Mark Spitz To Participate In Awards Program Diana Ross EJke Sommer and Olympic swimming champion Mark Spitz are the first three celebrity presenters set to participate in the 45th annual Oscar Awards program of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The Oscar show will be colorcast on the NBC Television Network Tuesday March 27 with Don Criqui doing play by play and Hot Rod Hundley as analyst A semifinal game will be presented Satur day March 24 24 pm and the tournament championship game will be broadcast Sunday March 25 Criqui play by play and Pat Summerall analyst are the commentators Tor these two games A field of 16 college teams will compete in the tournament which will be presented on the Network for the eighth straight year The University of Maryland won last years tournament defeating Niagara 10069 Southern National Insurance We Cover Everything Chestnut Street Lumberton 220 South Main Street Fairmont PRICED FOR ALL Don t keep on paying rent when you can have a new home with payments like rentl I Campers Lumbee Camper Mobile Home Sales On Union Chapel Road 3 Miles from
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