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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 10, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSaturday february 10, 1968 Timmons quits Pitt Cage Post Pittsburgh a Bob Timmons under pressure and struggling through a fourth straight losing season resigned thursday As basketball coach atthe University of Pittsburgh. Timmons whose teams have lost 64 of their last 87 games said he decided before the sea son this would be his last year. But athletic director fran Carver who insisted the coach s decision was his own said Tim Mons did t Tell him he was bowing out until thursday morning. Bob and i have talked this Over at various times Over the last couple of years carve said. I thought that if he wanted to he should have a Chanceton step out. I told Bob there s a Job in our department anytime he wanted to get out of coach despite the denials reliable sources reported that Carver decided before the season Tim Mons would have to go if he did t produce a Winner an Pitt s record is 5-10. His last three seasons were 7-16, 5-17and 6-19. Timmons 55, a former assist ant football coach who is in his 15th season on the basketball Job cited what he termed pressures and burdens in announcing his resignation. The pressures and Burden brought about by big time inter collegiate athletics to men Aren t Worth it now Timmons said. I think the change Wil Benefit the basketball program at Pitt and i know it will Timmons whose Overall record is 172-184, will finish out the season and then take a full time Job in Pitt s physical Edu cation department. The stars and stripes Page 19 Powell s 64 sets san Diego Golf Pace club be was Cloudy tie tired if not emotions a. Calif. A us professional Jimmy Powell of Riverside calif., knocked out an eight under Par 64 thursday to Lead the Way through the first round of the $150,000 Andy Wil Liams san Diego open Golf tournament As 66 players shattered regulation figures at the Torrey Pines Golf club. The 33-year-old Powell a native of Dallas tex., who rarely plays in major tournaments anymore ripped out 32-3264 Over the 6,792-Yard, Par 36-3672 course the weather was Cloud most of the Day As the Field of 144 pros set Forth and when the firing was Over three of the big name stars had been Over shadowed. _ Casp Ernold Palmer Par 36-3672 Nicklaus had a 33-3467,and a settled for even asked if it Felt Peculiar to Beno better than tied for ninth and still have a 68, Casper grinned and replied that s the Way it goes in this said he was still a lit Nicklaus also had something troubles the Ball on Way to record to t emotionally drained from his stirring Victory in the Bob Hope desert Clas sic last sunday and he conceded that he putted poorly. Put just would t drop in for birdies but big Jack after a three week Layoff was not too unhappy with his play. Tied behind Powell whose est finish in a pea tournament was eighth at St. Paul in 1962,were Ray Floyd Rod Funseth Ron Reif and Tom Weiskopf Maravich lifts Points average to 45.2 a game new York up Pete Maravich of Louisiana state has raised his scoring average to 45.2 Points a game and seems cinch to set a new individual record for a major Colleg basketball player. The record of 41.7 was set by Frank Selvy of Furman in 1954. Statistics released thursday bythe National collegiate sports services including games played through feb. 3, show that Maravich has connected for 273 Field goals and 177 free throws in 16 games for 723points. Calvin Murphy of Niagara is second with a 39.6average and Elvin Hayes of Houston is third with 34.2. Joe Allen of Bradley rank first in Field goal percentage with .682 followed by Elnard Webster of St. Peter s and Bob Lanier of St. Bonaventure. Joe Reiser of Princeton has made 84 of 91 free throw attempts for a .923 percentage with Bob Dennis of George Washington second and Larry Salci of Detroit third. Garfield Smith of Eastern Kentucky leads in rebounds with a average of 21.4 a game with de Wilson of Idaho state second with an average of 20 a game. The individual leaders scoring q Fig it pts. , leu Murphy Niagara Hayes Houston Portman Creighton Hill w. Texas St. Travis okla. Cit Alcindor Urcla Lanier St. , Purdue walk Florida 16 273177 723 45.217 244188 674 39.6 20 295 94 684 34.216 201 75 477 29.8 11 123 67 313 2s.5 18 211 85 507 28.215 173 74 420 28.0 16 189 69 447 27.915 152112 416 27.7 19 187136 510 26.8 Field goal Allen Bradley Webster St. Peter s Lanier St. , St. Peter s Habig Tulane Hunt army Unseld Louisville Owen Bradley Alcindor Ucol Boerwinkle Tenn. Percentage Fig Fra pet. 17 161 236 .682 16161 251 .641 16189 299 .632 16 95 152 .625 15 99 160 .61916115 190 .605 18146 242 .60317 111 187 .594 15173 293 .590 16 110 187 .588 free throw percentage q it fat , Princeton 17 84 91 .923 Dennis g. Wash. 18 55 60 .917salci, Detroit 17 56 62 .903 Luchini Marquette 17 55 61 .902carpenter, Pacific 17 71 80 .888 rebounds Smith Eastern , Idaho St walk Florida Cunningham Murray Unseld Louisville St. G no. Avg. 15 321 21.4 15 300 20.0 19 371 19.5 17 311 18.3 18 321 17.8 where babe was a babe Dexter Burrell 4, sits on the Doorstep of 216 South Emory Street in Baltimore the Birthplace of baseball immortal babe Ruth. Last tuesday the 73rd Anni Ersary of Ruth s birth the City was Given title to the House and free adjacent Bouses in the first step toward establishing the Birthplace As the babe Ruth shrine. The House was saved from demolition in december. Associated Piess photo Mcaa chooses Utah As 4th Cage playoff location Kansas City to. Up the University of Utah at Salt Lake City has been designated As the fourth site of first round play in the National College basketball tournament. The National collegiate ath Letic association Mcaa earlier had named Kent state univer sity at Kent Ohio the University of Rhode Island at Kingston an the University of Maryland at College Park for first round doubleheaders to be played March. 9. The Mcaa said there was possibility that another Western site in addition to Utah will renamed. Both winners in the first Roun doubleheaders will move into regional play March 15-16. Regional tournaments will be con ducted at the University of new Mexico the University of Ken Tucky North Carolina state an Wichita Kan. State. Finals will be played in los Ange Esmarch 22-23. Edwards dealt to cardinals by Cincinnati Cincinnati a the Cincinnati reds dealt Vetera Catcher John Edwards to the St. Louis cardinals thursday for Catcher Pat Corrales and shortstop Jimmy Williams club officials announced. Corrales 26, who hit .274 for Tulsa last year was assigned to John Edwards. 3-time All Star Indianapolis the Pacific Framco atthe red club of league. Corrales has played with both the cardinals and the Philadel phia Phillies. From minors Williams 24, spent part of last season with two minor league clubs besides serving in the Mil itary. Edwards who owns a .246lifetime average with Cincin Nati slumped to .191 in 1966 and.206 in 1967. The 29-year-old receiver was a three time Selec Tion for the National league All Star team. In St. Louis Cardinal Genera manager Bing Devine announced Edwards agreed to salary term shortly after the Trade was announced. No salary figures were Given. Up in a tie and Marty in each with a 66.Nicklaus wound with Dave Hil Fleckman. There were nine deadlocked at 68. Including Casper Johnny Pott Kermit Zarley and Ai Gei Berger. Powell s 64 was the lowest score of the Winter tour thus far and the 66 was the largest group of Par Breakers. Powell a handsome 6-foot-l200-Pounder was fantastic on the greens. He had Only 27 putts an holed out Birdie putts from 25 to four feet with no bogeys the entire afternoon. Attended North Texas Powell who attended North Texas state College turned pro in 1959 and played the circuit from 1960 to 1964. He is too Busy with his club Job at the Indian Hill course at Riverside to play in Many tournaments. Reif 31, was another club pro in the spotlight. He is co owner and head pro at the Costa Mesa calif., municipal course and he too does t have time for tournament had the lowest nine holes of the Day a 31 on the frontline which he played last. He put together a string of five Bir Dies beginning on the 18th and stretching through the series matched the season s High made by Palmer in the Kaiser International earlier the leaders Jimmy Powell 32-32 64ray Floyd 33-3366 Rod Funseth 32-3.1 66ron Reif 31-3566 Tom Weiskopf 32-3466dave Hill 34-3367 Marty Fleckman 32-3567jack Nicklaus 33-34-67 Eldridge Miles 34-3468johnny Pott 3-1-3168 Kermit Zarley 33-3568al Geiberger 34-3468 Steve Spray 33-3568al balding 34-34?8 Billy Casper 34-3468lionel Hebert 34.3468 Bob Smith 35-3368mack Hunter 34-3569 Frank Boynton 34-3569dick Mayer 34-3569 Dudley Wysong 35-3469bobby Nichols 36-3369 r. H. Sykes 35-3469tom Leporte 35-3469 Randy Glover 35-3469dow Finsterwald 36-3369 Don Bies 35-3469bill Collins 35-3469 Bob Goalby 35-3469dick Carmody 35-3469 Bob Lunn 35-3469dave Elchelberger 35-3469 Tommy Aaron 34-3569terry Winter 30-3570 George Archer 35-3570charley Sifford 36-3470 Ken still 34-3670bill Ogden 34-3670 Gay Brewer 36-3470jim Ferrier 35-3570 Julius Boroa 35-3570billy Maxwell 36-3470 Miller Barber 35-3570 Dick Rhyan 34-3670chris Blocker 35-3570 John lotz35-3570billy Farrell 35-3570 Jacky Cupit 34-3670george Knudson 35-3570 Don Whitt 37-3370mike Fetchick 37-3370 Dave Gumlia 34-3771charles Coody 35-3671 Gene Littler 35-36 71jerry Steelsmith 35-3671 Bob Charles 3 5-3571dave Ragan 37-3471 Harold Kenning 34-3771bruce Crampton 38-3371 Sam Carmichael 31-3771jerry Edwards 35-3s71 Hugh Royer 37-3471ron Cerrudo 38-3371 Jack Mcgowan 3 5-3571mike Souchak 37-3571 Wayne Yates 36-3571 so. Africa announces for open Tennis play Johannesburg up South Africa has become the seventh nation to support open ten Nis tournaments. The South african Lawn Tennis Union announced thursday it will vote for the move at next month s special meeting of the International Lawn Tennis federation in Paris. But the Union said that the South african National c h a m Pion ships scheduled for april 1-15 will be for amateurs Only de spite the outcome of the Paris vote. The other countries who have announced they will support opens Are great Britain Sweden United states new zealand Australia and West Germany. Tut

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