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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels February Cougar cagers learn how to win Sports editors note This is the third in a series of looks back at the six local high school basketball By KARI MITCHELL Sports editor The Canyon Cougars may not have finished first in district but they sure left their mark on a few They finally learned that they can said firstyear coach David And thats what I really wanted to get They showed those other teams that could play them and picked up the con fidence that had been lacking in previous When I came in I had been led to believe that there wasnt much talent amd thats just not they made a lot of strides and beating Gonzales capped things If we hadnt done I think I would have felt a little Taylor described the Gonzales in which Canyon beat the Apaches for the first time since 1975 when the school district as one of the That and beating New The kids really wanted those two and worked the defense to get That meant an awful A mark of all his according to the defense produced by this years team gave us our close We didnt lose but one close match the whole year to Fredericksburg and that was by one But the close games we we won by two or three Thats a good reflection on that side of our We went from being 325 overall with no district wins to where we are Id say thats a great stride in the right And heading the walk was Mike Leading the team in points averaged per game rebounds per game 8 and free throws district total 49 of 53 attempts for a 92 percent Garza was there when we needed said Even though he missed three games and had to make that adjustment from a guard to a he did very He was our leader on the floor and if he could have had one coach all through high he could have been scoring in the mid20s every If any of them the team play college itll be Other highpoint district averages came from Stuman with 10 per game and Thomas Haeussler with 8 per On the leader was sophomore Ronnie Rittiman with five per Stuman was second behind Garza in rebounds with five per As a the Cougars averaged 49 points per game while their opponents averaged And become a It was our biggest Taylor Getting them to adjust to yet another program was Theres a lot of talent if I had been here for a might have been We might have done As it it took us half the season to adjust Garza moved to a new position and there hadnt been a lot of discipline so they had to learn For it Wasnt until the last four or five games that Rich Hansen found out just what he can Hes got a lot of ability that was never All the kids had to learn each other and develop a workable now itll be I know these kids and can emphasize their They were a good team and theyll be better next I really believe they can do Park at the Rear of Store and Use the Back Door 249 San Antonio WE DON T PROMISE TO CUT YOUR LONG DISTANCE PHONE Stall ptwto byjcjlw Settler Ron Rittiman will return for the Cougars next Even with the way the averages came said things still look good for next Were graduating seven of 10 but those three that are left Haeussler and Chuck Bell all have the experience we need and thats going to be a big Theyre used to me and my quirks how I run the program so next year ought to just be a refresher Its a shame for the seniors that they havent had that kind of Theyve been in turmoil for three years with the change in And thats bound to effect the GUARANTEE College basketball roundup Virginia taken to overtime By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS winner of just one of 12 games in the Atlantic Coast Conference this almost took the longshot route to victory over thirdranked In the they were too short to stop 7foot4 Ralph The 918 led for much of Wed nesday nights game by hitting 12 of 18 threepoint including seven in a row by Mark who finished with 26 points and now has connected on 14 straight But Virginia finally prevailed 8583 in overtime as who was guarded for much of the game by G6 Clemson center Murray scored 29 points for the It was tough playing against a team shorter than we were because they can get underneath you a little and throw your balance off so you cant control the Sampson We came out I dont know but its a We didnt get over it the whole but we just played well enough to We knew that the threepoint goals were an important part of Clemsons offense because they can either shoot or if they have an they can pass Virginia Coach Terry Holland Othell who cost Virginia the victory in hit a 12footer for the gamewinning basket with two seconds left in overtime after the Cavaliers held the ball for more than three Wilsons the only points in the fiveminute gave him 27 for the I saw the clock was down to eight seconds and the ball was still out at half Sampson When I saw I signaled to Othell and he drove the ball on Before the extra the game was tied 8181 when the Cavaliers Rick Carlisle seemingly gave Virginia the victory with two free throws with two seconds to But Wilson unaccountably fouled Anthony Jenkins with one second and the Clemson freshman sent the game into overtime by making both ends of a 1andl foul This is one of the best games weve played all Clemson Coach Bill Foster We know we can play with If we could just get what was coming to us and nothing we would be Clemson led 5445 with but a 134 run by Virginia tied the game with Campbells longrange shooting rebuilt a 7466 margin for the but another 134 spurt by the Cavaliers made the game close until the Sports Calendar Top Twenty Darrell Walker scored 22 points and Alvin Robertson 20 as Arkansas beat Texas for its 23rd victory in 24 games this Although the Longhorns hit 82 percent of its shots in the first the Arkansas still led 3832 at halftime by forcing 16 which got 21 points on 9ofll shooting by Carlton finished with 29 tur Johns set up its Saturday showdown against 7 Villanova by easily handling Billy Goodwin scored 24 David Russell 21 and Chris Mullin 19 for the 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