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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 30, 1973, High Point, North Carolina Wolf pack takes All in tourney new Orleans apr leaping Dave Thompsons 34 Points led fifth ranked North Carolina state to a 98-83 Victory Over Memphis state saturday in the championship game of the sugar bowl basketball tournament. Leu new Orleans edged Villanova 81-80 in overtime in the Consolation game earlier. North Carolina states Wolf pack led from the opening tip off. They held a Cushion ranging from eight to 12 Points Over the 16th-ranked tigers throughout most of the game. The Victory boosted the Wolf packs record to 5-1 for the season the Only loss coming to powerful Urcla. Memphis state 8-3 for the season was Able to keep pressure on the wolves largely due to the outside shooting of guard Bill Cook who scored 33 Points. Thompson a 6-foot-4 Junior Forward who scored 26 Points Friday night against Villanova was named the tournaments most valuable player. Center Tommy Burleson a 7-foot-4 giant had 20 Points for the Wolf pack. Morris Rivers hit for 16 and Monte Towe a 5-foot-7 scrambler had 12. With Thompson on the a Toum Ament team were Bur n Carolina St 91 Thompson 34. Stoddard j. Burleson 20, Towe ii River 16. Moeller i Spence 4, Nuce 4, Hawkins 4 Memphis St. 13 Buford 6. Jones 4. Washington i. Reed la Cook 33. Laurie to. Westfall a Wilson 4, Andrews 4. Halftime North Carolina state 51, Memphis state 43. Pouted out. Stoddard Spence. Nuce. Technical Burleson Laurie a 4,Loo Maryland trounces holy Cross. College Park. My. Apr senior Center Len Elmore scored a career High 28 Points and grabbed 16 rebounds As second ranked Maryland crushed holy Cross 102-75 in the first round of the Maryland invitational tournament saturday night. Michigan state and Boston College met in the second game of the doubleheader. With teammate Tom Mcmillen absent from the tournament because of the death of his father Elmore took control under the boards As the terms opened up an 18-4 Lead at the outset and once held a 36-Point advantage. Elmore Sank la of 14 Field goal attempts blocked six shots and frequently intimidated holy Cross shooters. The terms who have now won five in a Row since a one Point loss to top ranked Urcla in the season opener led 51-28 at halftime. Owen Brown substituting for Mcmillen and to Howard scored 19 Points apiece for the terms while John Lucas had 18 along with seven assists. Holy Cross 3-5 after losing their fifth straight were led by de Reilly Jim Dee and Marty Halsey with 12 Points apiece. Leson Towe Cook and leu no s Warren Booker a freshman who had 30 Points in the privateers upset of Villanova. Leu not a Wilbur Holland hit two free throws with la seconds to play in an overtime period to boost the privateers to Victory. He also made leu not a last two Points in regulation time and wound up with 14. Chubby Cox and Tom Melchi Lonni led Villanova with 16 Points including an 18-foot jump shot just As the game ended to Send the struggle into overtime. Tsuno is 4-3, Villanova 3-5. Brown ejected game cougars top Squires state s David Thompson blocks shot Clarence Jones of Memphis state can t shoot a wire photo by Pau Shinn associate sports editor Greensboro a the Holiday spirit hit the Carolina cougars and Virginia Squires saturday night. Several of the players got hit also in the cougars rough House 133-118 Victory Over the Squires that keeps Carolina in first place in the Aba Eastern division. The cougars found the Points they were missing the night before against the same club and breezed Home after holding a four Point halftime Lead. Virginia was outscored 37-19 in the third period when the game was won. The fourth Quarter resembled a backyard contest with the Squires getting the Best of it before time ran out. And maybe the cougars found themselves a substitute coach who knows How to get Points out of his team. Doug Moe took Over the club at halftime after coach Larry Brown was ejected for trying to embrace one of the referees Bison nip raiders 53-52 in finals of tournament by Carol Wilson Enterprise sports writer it was billed As a City championship game and the final script of the Central Andrews contest have been More exciting if it had been written beforehand. Amid controversy Over timeouts used a disagreement Over seconds run off the clock a scuffle at the scorers table and All the noise a few Hundred fans can make Central came from five Points Down in the last three minutes to Edge Crosstown rival Andrews 53-52. The Bison trailed 48-43 with just Over three minutes left but two Andrews turnovers and a missed foul shot gave Central All it needed to take a 51-50 Lead with 1 25 remaining. That s when the fun began. A Raider foul by Roger Legrande gave the Bison a Chance to pad their margin but Ronnie Clinard convert on the one and one and seconds later Andrews moved Back out in from 52-51 on two Legrande shots form the Charity line. A Jerry Fulford Layup gave the Bison their final 53-52 Edge with to seconds remaining but the action was not Over yet. Andrews coach George Foree called a time out As soon As his team put the Ball in play and it appeared As if the raiders would get one last Chance. But it was the sixth time out called by Andrews in the contest giving Central a technical foul shot and More importantly Possession of the Ball. The raiders did not get _ another Chance to come Back until the final five seconds and Willie Williams desperation jump shot was off target. A of course any win Over Andrews is a real Good one a said a relieved Roger i think it was appropriate for the third and final game to go Down to the wire a they Defeated us in overtime earlier and we beat them in a close one in the second game. I was very pleased with the Way we played toward the end of the ballgame. They did no to get Shook after getting five Points Down. I told them to be patient and take Good shots and i think we did Andrews coach George Foree was understandably disappointed Over the loss but More disappointed with the official scorers and timers. Quot i guess it was As much our fault As theirs that we did t know How Many timeouts we had left a Foree admitted. A but As important As this game was to both teams you a think there a be More responsible people. Usually people Tell you when you be Raider Ellwood Michael Loose for Layup Central defender Ronnie Johnson comes up too late stall photo by Art Richardson used your last time out they never even warned there was also some problems with the official clock which ran three extra seconds after the illegal time out was called. The referee corrected the situation but Foree Felt the scorers and timers both should have been More Alert. Consistency and a poor night from the free throw line were the raiders other problems according to their coach. A we killed ourselves with foul shooting a Foree said shaking his head. A we shot 8 for 24, and with that kind of percentage ifs amazing we were even the contest had been neck and neck All the Way through with neither team taking More Chan a five Point Lead. Central led in the Early going and held off the raiders to take a 32-30 halftime Edge. Andrews took its first Lead since the opening moments in the final Quarter moving out in front by five before suffering a rash of mistakes. Mitchell Little paced the Bison scoring with 19 Points while Clinard had to. Legrande led Andrews with 16 followed by Williams with 14. Williams performance against Asheboro and Central earned him the tournament most valuable player trophy see Bison on 2c championship Gam Contra. Ii 14 9 12-53 Andrews. Is is to 12-52 Central 53 a Little 19, Clinard to Fulford 8, Johnson 6, Martin 6, Doobrow 2, be Mol. Andrews 52 a Legrande 16, Williams 14, Michael 7, Brown 6, Hilt 5, Evans 4 Crawford. Consolation game Thomasville. 12 6 14 12-51 Asheboro. 20 14 20 7-41 Thomasville 51 a Grafton 17, Bowman 16, Dunlap 6, Ziglar 5, Brown 4. Hooker 2, Wiggin i Asheboro 68 Barner 16, Henderson 13, Parker ii Mckinnon 8, Pugh 8, Mccall 2, d. Pugh ? after the Horn blew. Brown who had picked up one technical in the first Quarter got two More in rapid succession when he wanted to know Why a foul was t called on a Squire with one second left in the half. After the third one Brown got All Bent out of shape and had to be restrained by several of the cougars. The Squires might have figured something Wasny to going for them when George Gervin missed both of the technical free throws to Start the third Quarter. Carolina quickly reeled off six Points on a Joe Caldwell rebound shot a ted Mcclain steal and Layup and a Jim Chones Layup off a Loose Ball. Mack Calvin joined the thievery and made two More buckets to put the cougars in front by 14. For a moment it appeared the big Lead might be costly. Caldwell fell into the press when he was blocked out of Bounds by Jim Eakins and left the game with a bad ankle. He was Able to return later. Teammate de Manning Wasny to so Lucky. He got thrown out of the game with 10 48 left in the game for punching Cincy Powell in the stomach after Powell had committed an offensive foul. Powell retaliated from the punch by throwing the basketball at Manning. A Short fight followed. While that was being broken up. Larry Miller of the Squires and Tom Owens of the cougars faked a pushing match at the free throw line that brought Back memories of when they played for the universities of North and South Carolina. By then the cougars had moved to a 22-Point Lead and All but the final margin was decided. Some thought that Brown May be suspended for his action with the referee but the Spunky second year coach was surprised at suspended i did no to get a punch in a Brown said. A a in a not concerned about that. This is the first i have thought about it. I was just trying to get his attention after he threw me Brown was concerned about the Way the game was called. There were 70 personal fouls called and 93 free throws taken. Calvin came out of that Okay with 15 out of is for a club record a the Universal thing around the league is that we play aggressive defense and the officials Are taking us out of our game Quot Brown said. A that is our style and even More so with Cunningham out. They re taking away the thing we re doing better than last the cougars tried a different tactic after getting beaten badly by the Squires on Friday night. They sent Owens under the Basket and put Chones on the High Post. That plus considerably better shooting helped account for the turnaround. Carolina had a 10-Point Lead after the first Quarter which seemed it Ever end. Virginia came Back behind George Carter to close within four at the half. Carter was High scorer for both teams with 38 Points. Gervin added 23. Owens got 30 for the cougars and Calvin 25. Fouls made substituting difficult for both teams. A by the second Quarter we had so Many people with three personals that it was difficult to be aggressive a Brown noted. A but i told them at the half that it was important to have enthusiasm or we would be in the cougars worked up the enthusiasm or something like it. Whatever it was the team moved to 25-15 and has off until a television Date on wednesday at new York to work on its next plan of attack. Blue devils Romp Over Yale 105-80 by Jim Pettit Enterprise sports writer Durham a in a Public relations move Duke University gave away an autographed basketball following saturday night s non conference contest with Yale. Ironically the Winner was a Chap named Jonathan Duke. It was appropriate that Duke should give away a basketball though since Yale really gave away a game several minutes earlier. Ing High Point w Virginia Carter Gervin Eakins Miller Taylor Powell Twardak Irvine Barr Brown totals. Carolina Caldwell Owens Chones Calvin Mcclain Jones Manning Littles Wuycik totals. Virginia Carolina Fra it a Reb. T p. 12-20 6 8 2 8 5-13 1-4 3-4 2 3 4 5 3-3 1-4 39-72 8-12 la 14 4-4 3 8 4 4 1-2 oooo oooo 31-44 of a it a 9-17 04 1218 8-17 5-17 5 8 16 4 6 4 8 1149-98 6 7 6 to 15-15 0-0 2 2 2 2 2-3 2-4 35-47 32 33 42 v 8 7 7 j 2 6 1 2 3 7 44 Reb 6 13 12 2 5 i 38 23 8 13 6 7 4 8 9 2 118 to is 30 22 <0 4 to to 4 133 34-118 27-133 Duke led from the opening Basket was deadlocked Only once 8-8 it and thoroughly destroyed the bulldogs from the Ivy league 105-80. The Victory pushed Dukes record to 5-2 while Yale dropped to a less than impressive 1-7, also snapping the bulldogs modest one game winning Streak. Judging from saturday s exhibition. It could Well have been Yale a longest of the year. All 15 of Dukes players saw considerable action la breaking into the lineup in the first half when the Blue devils galloped to a 52-28 halftime advantage. A i was pleased without performance. Especially after our showing in our last game in Florida Gator bowl tournament a Duke coach Neill Mcgeachy noted. A i think it will help our Confidence and that s what we need. Confidence is a very fragile thing and we wanted to avoid Back to Back Willie Hodge paced the Blue Devil scoring with 16 Points followed by Chris Redding with 15. Pete Kramer with 12. Kevin Mulerman and Paul Fox with to each. Mike Baskauskas a 6-4 senior Forward led Yale with 17 Points backed by guard Jim Mcguire with 14. And Forward Jere Shafir with 12 Points. The smaller bulldogs were soundly crunched in the Battle of the boards Duke holding a 57-35 Edge. Hodge was the leading rebounded with 12, followed by Redding with to and Bob Fleischer with nine. Fleischer was a key figure in the assists department leading Duke with eight. The Blue devils grabbed a 2-0 Lead on Kramer a fast break off the tap and could t quite cowboys favored by four Over Vikings today Dallas a the Dallas cowboys and the Minnesota Vikings teams with scrambling quarterbacks and Stout defences tangle sunday for the National football conference title and a crack at the super bowl. Dallas which Defeated Minnesota in 1971 in a pfc playoff the last time the two teams played was rated a four Point favorite locally even though Ace running Back Calvin Hill was on the sidelines with a dislocated Elbow. The teams were rated even nationally. The game is scheduled to Start at i p.m., est. Dallas has been in the pfc final each time since the new National football league alignment and twice advanced to the super bowl losing to Baltimore in super bowl v and defeating Miami in super bowl i. Minnesota lost to Kansas City in the 1970 super bowl. The Vikings downed Washington 27-20 last week and Dallas outlasted rallying los Angeles 27-16 in the pfc semifinals. Fran Tarkenton of the Vikings and Roger staubach of the cowboys Are the most noted run and Dodge quarterbacks in the game. Cowboy coach Tom Landry said there is a difference in objectives of the two quarterbacks when the planned play goes awry. A most of the time fran is passing when he a moving a said Landry. A when he son the move he a always looking to throw. Roger a not always doing that. He a moving to run. That makes them Tarkenton has bedevilled the cowboys for years first with the Vikings then with the new York giants. A linemen hate to Chase a scrambler around a Landry said. He added a a he a the no. I quarterback in the business on the move. He can find his receivers hit Mem and get out of tight spots As Well As any football player in be Ever Ermal Allen a Cowboy assistant said a i remember one time fran scrambled for 19 seconds on a hot Day. We had to take out our entire defense line and replace them with two offensive linemen and two other a Bud Grant Minnesota a Mentor said a staubach is particularly deadly when he scrambles outside your ends. And the cowboys have some designed plays where it looks like a pass and he takes off up the scrambling quarterbacks also have to pay a Price. Staubach has been sacked behind the line of scrimmage 50 times this year and Tarkenton has been trapped 32 times. In the los Angeles Victory last week staubach was knocked dizzy on a hard tackle while scrambling and played the remainder of the game in a Oakland rated underdog Miami a the very first time the Miami dolphins made it into the National football league playoffs it was Oakland which not unexpectedly ushered them right out again. This sunday though ifs the raiders who Are expected to get the Quick trip Home. The dolphins five Point favourites Are just one step away from becoming the first team to make it to three successive super bowls. All they be got to do is beat the raiders in the american conference championship. A Victory will set up a confrontation with the National conference Champion either Dallas or Minnesota. Although few dolphins will openly admit it they a like the cowboys to be on the other Side of the Field when super bowl Chi kicks off Jan. 13 in Houston a Rice stadium. It was Dallas which humiliated Miami 24-3 two years ago in Miami a first championship trip and the dolphins remember. The raiders know about super bowl pressure too having been in the second one Back on Jan. 14,1968, when the acc was known As the american football league. Oakland took it on the Chin losing to Green Bay 33-14. But the raiders came out on top in the playoffs two years later beating Miami 21-14 in the first round. In fact Oakland has made a habit of beating the dolphins. In seven regular season games the raiders have lost Only once to Miami bowing 20-13 in 1970,. Don Shula a first season As Dolphin head re established its supremacy this year with a 12-7 Triumph that halted Miami a winning Streak at 18 games. The dolphins scored the Only touchdown that Day but George Blanda kicked four Field goals. A weird game All right a commented Oakland linebacker Dan Conners. A but we re used to Mem. You remember the a Heidi games when we were Cut off television so they could show the movie. And then the Franco Harris catch that let Pittsburgh beat us in the playoffs last year. We re always in weird games. Nothing surprises us any nothing too surprising is sex so a Oakland on 2q dazed condition. Landry said he can t recall Tarkenton Ever having to leave a game because of injury. A a it a very hard to get a solid lick on Landry said. A the has a great ability to move at the last minute to keep from getting the Vikings have an excellent Rushing game to complement Tarkenton. Oscar Reed rolled for 401 Yards and Rookie Chuck Foreman rambled for 801 Steps. The cowboys fear wide receiver John Gilliam As a potential game breaker. A Gilliam ranks with Harold Jackson los Angeles and Charley Taylor Washington As a top receiver a said Landry. Landry said a the Vikings Are probably the most experienced football team in the league. They be always been one of the top defensive teams in ends Carl Eller and Jim Marshall and tackles Gary Larsen and Alan Page give Minnesota one of the top front a four in football. Eller has also taken it upon himself to be the team emotional Leader. He kicked a blackboard at halftime of the Washington game. Eller said he did it to Calm the team Down. A we were so fired up we play our stubby 5-foot-9 Robert new House a second year pro will play halfback in Hill s position. Walt Garrison still bothered with a hairline shoulder fracture will Start at fullback. Rookie flanker Drew Pearson who snared an 83-Yard touchdown pass from staubach against the rams will join tight end Billy Joe Dupree As the two rookies on the Dallas offence. The Dallas defense might be without the services of tackle Bob Lilly who said he wont know until game time if his pulled hamstring muscle will respond. Lilly has played in 271 consecutive nil games. Third year pro Bill Gregory will be his replacement. Minnesota allowed an average of Only 12 Points a game second Best in the nil. Dallas surrendered 145 Points per contest. Dallas Champion of the pfc East with a 10-4 Mark has sub cowboys on 2c Enterprise Section c. Sun., Dee. 30, 1973 get away from the hustling bulldogs until Fleischer took a lob pass from Kramer with 15 46 to go in the half to snap an 8-8 deadlock. Duke then ran off eight More Points in a Row to build a 10-Point Edge and the Lead gradually swelled to the 24-Point Edge at intermission. Duke picked up where it left off in the second half and reserves shot and rebounded Well to Send the Blue devils soaring toward the Century Mark for the first time this season. Neil Chinault took a feed from Fox at 1 28 of the second half to make it 100-75 and the rest was just icing. This was Duke s last Outing before the big four tournament in Greensboro next weekend an event that Mcgeachy sees As an important Challenge. A Well probably be picked As the team to be unsuccessful and we d like to change that a he smiled. A i want us to play Well. It s a great Opportunity for us considering the exposure and Yale coach Joe Vancisin was impressed with the Blue devils. A Duke s a Good Strong Ball club with very impressive rebounding and very Good shooting. I was impressed with. Willie Hodge who turned the game Duke Fig a it a Reb p f. Of. Fleischer 2 6 2 2 9 0 6 Redding 38 9-9 to a 2 is Kramer 4-12 01 i i 12 big Jermais 4 7 22 i i to Burch 2-5 0-0 2 3 4 Hodge 7-14 2-3 12 4 16 Suk 03 0-0 2 a 2 0 Burdette of of 2 0 0 of Connell 4 4 of 2 2 8 Armstrong 3-4 3 3 i 2 9 of 4-7 2-4 2 3 to Cook 2 2 of i i 4 Crow 13 2-2 i 2 4 Chili 2-5 1-3 3 0 s Chin ult la 0-0 0 0 2 teem Toms. 41-82 23-29 8 57 22 ids Yale of a it a Reb. , to. Kearns 3-10 of 3 2 Shafir 6 11 of 2 i 12 Michael 4-7 1-2 0 4 9 Baskauskas 5-9 7-10 8 2 17 a a Ferguson 2-4 of 3 3 4 conman 0 2 0-1 3 4 0 Mcguire 4-14 23 3 2 14 Mckenna 1-5 1-2 0 i 3 Hitler 2 3 1-7 2 3 5 Chipper 4 5 of 2 2 i Switchenko of 0-0 0 i 0 Rinck 11 of 2 1 2 team totals. ,34-71 12-2s 7 3s 26 80 Duke. A a eat a. It s3-10s Yale 2� s i n Al

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