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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 20, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels February 7A I new DiauMioo r Arkansas outlastsTCU Cougars roll on FORT WORTH Walkers defense was as devastating as the gamehigh 24 points he scored Saturday in seventh ranked Arkansas 6456 Southwest Conference basketball victory over Texas Walker had seven steals and effectively hounded TCU scoring ace Darrell Browder into seven Darrell Walker took control of the said Arkansas Coach Eddie Browder Walker is Hes quick and their defense being a man to man makes him available to cover TCU Coach Jim Killingsworth was incensed by the officiating crew of Tony Mel and Harlan I might as well say That was the worst officiated game Ive ever I dont think they knew what they were doing and I dont think they Killingsworth I just think we need to get some new blood in the Theyre kind of like a ship without a rudder The officials are totally intimidated by He has raised hell so Killingsworth But I hate to go in and cry about the officiating because Arkansas has a very fine basketball team and they probably would have beaten us Sutton said the loud TCU crowd made it a great college And its the best TCU team weve seen since Ive been at He added TCU is a quality Theyre capable of beating Walker said My shots werent falling in the first but the main thing was when we got the lead we took the crowd out of the ball We were and played good team It was our kind of The victory was Arkansas 25th consecutive over Arkansas is now 221 overall and 111 in SWC play in second place behind TCU dropped to 177 and 85 in league Walker took over the scoring load with left in the game after Alvin Robertson fouled out with 17 scoring six points in the last minute of Arkansas had its problems early against TCUs matchup going 8 minutes and 28 seconds without a point midway of the first he Razorbacks recoverd to lead 2724 at half The Horned Frogs made an early run at Arkansas to start the second half but Robertson and Walker keyed a 122 surge that TCU couldnt Houston Texas Tech 75 LUBBOCK AP Junior guard Michael Young hit 12 of 16 including 22 second half but Houston Coach Guy Lewis said the outburst in the 4 Cougars 8475 victory over Texas Tech Saturday night didnt sur prise him at Young scored 26 points to lead Houston to its 22nd victory in 24 games and remained IMs games ahead of the nations 7 atop the Southwest Conference stan The Cougars raised their SWC league leading mark to while Techs Red Raiders fell to d16 and The Red Raiders took an early lead and kept the game close throughout the first half behind hotshooting guard Bubba who tied a career high with 23 But Young hit three straight shots in the second and Houston raced away for the He was hitting that baseline But its something we have grown accustomed to and expect out of Thank goodness he cam6 through for Lewis Really our zone hurt them a little bit more than our mantoman but actually nothing seemed to hurt them in the first Lewis said of the Red I dont think we had to feel sorry for They have only eight but theyre Young said he couldnt seem to get open in the first The Cougas were going inside for their shots and the Raiders were sagging a he It seemed like I was open more the second and I just tried to take advantage of Young SMU Baylor 55 WACO AP Southern Methodist forward Larry Davis scored 14 points and two team mates had 13 as the Mustangs beat Baylor 64 55 in Southwest Conference play Saturday SMU led 2922 at the half and ran up a 13 point lead in the second SMU raised its record to 1410 for the season and 66 in SWC The win clinched a homecourt berth for the Mustangs in the conferences postseason Craig Kaiser led 1013 and with a gamehigh 15 Kevin Moore and Wright each had 13 points for SMU coach Dave Bliss and Baylor coach Jim Haller agreed after the game that the contest was an important one for their But it was the Mustangs that Parts of this game we played some of our best basketball in a long Bliss This week we stressed to the players that we wanted to come down here and play When we do we bring better things on Haller said he was surprised that his Bears didnt play I didnt think we played well in any par ticular aspect of the the Baylor coach And this surprised me because I sensed in practice that we were really excited about this We never executed on the Haller Rice Texas 56 HOUSTON AP The Rice behind Renaldo ONeals gamehigh 20 escaped the Southwest Conference cellar for the first time this year with a 7156 victory over Texas Saturday Tony Barnettt added 17 points and the two Owl forwards accounted for 14 Bill Wendlandt kept Texas in the game in the first hitting six of seven shots for 12 of his teamhigh 18 But a 20foot corner shot by ONeal with to play in the game put the Owls ahead for good at 3331 after Texas had taken a 272S half time The Owls piled up their biggest lead at the end of the scoring 12 free throws in the last 2 The victory moves Rice one game ahead of Texas with a record of 211 in conference play and 815 on the Texas fell to 111 and 6 Texas Coach Bob Weltlich said the Owls were more motivated in the second half than Rice Coach Tommy Suitts did a better job at the half selling his guys on going out and doing something to win the Weltlich There was a stretch there in the second half where they played really hard and a lot more determined than It wasnt a matter of either team doing something Neither team is in a position to do Suitts praised who began guarding Wendlandt in the second Renaldo had a fine We put him on Wendlandt to start the second half on He not only did a good job but he did a good job on College basketball roundup NC drops 3rd straight AP Terry Gannon and Sidney Lowe ignited a late drive by North Carolina powering the Wolf pack to a 7063 upset of 3 North Carolina in Atlantic Coast Conference basketball Satur The loss was the third straight for North its longest string of setbacks since and dropped the Tar Heels into a tie with Virginia for the ACC lead at With State trailing 5655 with to Gannon wrapped a pair of 3point field goals around two free throws by Lowe to pull the Wolfpack into a 6356 lead with Baskets by North Carolinas Jim Braddock and Sam Perkins cut the deficit to 6361 before Lowe hit the first of two free throws at Lowe converted two more free throws with 36 seconds but North Carolina got those back when Matt Doherty con nected on a pair of foul shots 10 seconds Gannon ended up with 15 including 3of4 for the 158 and Ernie Myers and Lorenzo Charles added nine Perkins led North now 21 with 18 points and 12 while Michael Jordan scored 17 points before fouling Indiana Northwestern 65 AP Randy Wittman hit four free throws 14 seconds apart as secondranked In diana survived going without a field goal for the final six minutes and beat Northwestern 7465 Saturday to remain first in the race for the Big Ten basketball A Steve Bouchie field goal with remaining gave Indiana a 5850 ad The who made 25 of 29 free throws and were 19 of 22 in the second scored their final 16 points on free which trailed 5440 with rallied to cut its deficit to three at 6158 on the shooting of Art The Northwestern who led all scorers with 27 hit four consecutive field goals at one point of Northwesterns who led Indiana with 18 then converted both ends of a 1andl bonus situation with remaining to put the Hoosiers ahead He was fouled again with remaining and made two more free Ted Kitchel and Jim Thomas each scored 17 points to help Indiana lift its overall record to including a 103 conference The loss left the Wildcats at 149 for the 58 in the Big Villanova Connecticut 68 HARTFORD AP Led by Dwayne McClains 19 eighth ranked Villanova defeated Con necticut 7568 in a Big East basketball game 194 and 112 in the took the lead after two minutes of play and never relinquished it as John Pinone added 16 points and Stewart Granger scored Connecticuts Karl Hobbs and Earl Kelley led all scorers with 22 points apiece as the Huskies lost their sixth in a Connecticut is 914 overall and 210 in the Big Villanova ran off eight straight points midway in the first half behind Mike Mulquin and Connecticut closed the gap to 10 at half using a fullcourt press throughout the second got as close as 6457 with left to But a 6foot6 scored on a a dunk and two free throws within 3 minutes to end the Huskies UCLA California 60 LOS ANGELES AP Kenny Fields scored 18 points Saturday as lOthranked UCLA continued its domination over California with a 70 60 Pacific10 Conference basketball triumph over the Golden The triumph was the 48th in a row for the Bruins over the California hasnt beaten UCLA in a basketball game since UCLA led nearly all the The Bears drew to within six points twice late in the the final time at 5852 with The Bruins then scored seven of the games next nine made all five of his field goal attempts in the first half and Rod Foster connected on five of his seven floor shots in helping the Bruins to a 3426 advantage at the The Bears trailed 3419 before scoring the final seven points of the first and Cal got as close as five points early in second But the Bears could get no Darren Daye added 15 points for the who raised its Pac10 record to 111 and their overall mark to Foster and Michael Holton finished with 11 and 10 for Louisville Memphis 66 AP Center Charles Jones and guard Milt Wagner led the ninthranked Louisville Cardinals to a 7566 Metro Conference victory over 13thranked Memphis State The Cardinals broke open the game in the last seven minutes with Jones and Rodney McCray hitting from the free throw Jones finished with 24 most of them coming on and Wagner added 14 as Louisville ran its record to Keith Lee paced Memphis State with 26 while Bobby Parks addewd in the second The Cardinals raced to a 2919 lead midway through the opening half and boosted their margin to 3421 before Memphis cheered on by a capacity crowd at the MidSouth pulled to within 3936 at half A threepoint play by the 6foot 10 sophomore tied the score at 47 with remaining in the The score was tied twice more before Wagner and Jones combined to give Louisville a 104 spurt and a 6558 Then McCray kept Louisville in front from the free throw 2 New Braunfels Unicorn football standout Chris Winkler puts his signature on a scholarship agreement with Texas University in a standout linebacker and Staff photo by John Senter tight end for the will follow teammate Earl Wilson to Wilson signed a scholarship last Mavs bounce Hawks by 22 DALLAS AP Rolando Blackman scored 33 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 122100 rout of the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night in National Basketball Association The Mavericks never trailed and led by as many as 26 points in the win which broke a two game losing streak and evened their record at 26 The victory moved Dallas into a tie for second place in the Midwest Division with idle Kansas dropped into a tie with Detroit for second place in the Central Dallas got 22 points from Jay Vincent and 15 from Mark The who hit only 39 percent of their were led by Dan Round field with 5 points and Johnny who had The Mavericks outrebounded Atlanta 5949 in their first win in three games since the AllStar Dallas raced to a 3122 lead behind Blackmans 17 firstquarter Did he or didnt he The Herschel Walker contract saga continues ATLANTA AP Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker emphatically denied Saturday night that he met with any Officials of the United States Football Leagues New Jersey Generals during the and again said he had signed no con I havent met with Walker said as he arrived at an Atlanta hotel to attend the Georgia Sports Hall of Fames annual where he was to be Asked if he had signed anything at Walker He was quickly whisked into the banquet area by Hall of Fame of and answered no further CBS had reported that Walker had signed a contract with the United States Football League and was meeting with Generals Georgia Coach Vince also in Atlanta for the said he was con vinced that his star running back had not signed a contract or otherwise jeopardized his Dooley said when he heard the reports that Walker had the first thing I did was check back with I dont have any doubt in my mind Herschel did not sign a or in any way effect his Herschel has never lied to and I believe what he says is The Boston Globe on quoting two unidentified said Walker first signed a contract with the then backed The Globe said Walker signed a threeyear contract for about million Thursday night with the stipulation that he had 24 hours to think it The Globe said Walker wandered around the Georgia campus for two hours after signing and then changed his According to NCAA athletes who sign professional contracts forgo their remaining collegiate The according to denied Saturday that their officials were meeting with In a prepared statement the Generals said Herschel Walkers lawyer Jack Manton had been in touch with the USFL league office and expressed Herschels interest in playing in our He in dicated that he was very interested in playing in the New York metropolitan area and that is how we got He met with Duncan Thursday night in Athens and after talking with Herschel expressed to Duncan that he had decided to remain at Georgia and finish his college Herschel made all of that public at his press conference and we the Generals leave it at Anything else would have to come from Herschel himself or his After learning of the Globe report Friday Dooley said Herschels never lied to and he told me he hadnt signed a I do not believe there is a con Claude Georgias sports in formation confirmed that saying Coach Dooley did locate verified it all with Herschel emphatically told him again he did not sign Theres just not much else here for anybody to Felton Rumors of the WalkerUSFL deal began Thursday when published reports said the brilliant running back had been offered as much as million over six years by the I never signed a Walker told Georgia assistant coach Mike Cavan Friday night after the allegations He assured me he hadnt signed and wasnt going said I have no personal knowledge of Her schel Walker signing a contract with any professional said Walkers attorney and
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