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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 29, 1972, High Point, North Carolina 7 my it take with Shim v by Paul Shinn i v sports thoughts a basketball statisticians for Carolina Are causing some moaning among the other teams this year. The tar heels Are big on assists and in their desire to get everybody into the act they sometimes credit their players with multiple assists on a single Basket. It can to be done friends. There is even some discussion As to what an assist is. Ifs supposed to be a pass that leads directly to a Basket by a teammate but there is judgment involved in deciding whether an assist should be awarded. The assist statistic is similar to the individual rebounding one. Home teams Are notorious for padding rebounding figures for their big Man to keep him among the leaders. Guilford was bad about that when Bob Kauffman played there because he was among the leaders in rebounding and the quakers wanted to keep him there. Even acc teams Arentt immune. Earlier this season when Wake Forest was playing in a tournament a rebound was awarded to an opposing player because he was closest to the Ball when it went out of Bounds under the Basket. The proper Call should have been a team rebound since nobody had Possession or control of the Ball. Statistics they say. Are for losers. And the Way a lot of them Are kept from High school leagues on up even the losers have to bother with them. Carolina by the Way has added an additional indicator of a players value. The players Are being ranked in the offensive statistics by a composite rating of Field goal accuracy free throw accuracy rebounds assists and Point average. The leading player in each category gets 14 Points the second 13. Etc. There is a possible 70 Points. Before the game with Virginia on saturday the Leader was Dennis Wycik with a 62.5 rating. Robert Mcadoo who May be playing his Only year at Carolina is second at 57. Greensboro a Ray Harrison is the top freshman with 53.5, putting him ahead of 6-8 Don Washington. A a a it was rumoured at the latest North South doubleheader in Charlotte that the other South team Clemson May have played its last time. The tigers Haven done Well there but neither have they done Well anywhere else. Georgia tech which replaced South Carolina a couple of years Back has no plans of dropping out even though it puts the yellow jackets up against some Strong Competition As they found out twice by losing to Carolina by big scores the latest coming last week. A we think the doubleheader is the finest in the country a said amiable tech coach whack Hyder. A being an Independent team a tournament and exposure like this is Good for our school. Well be Here just As Long As they want a a a n. C. State has a super Mutt and Jeff act. Freshman Basket Baller Monte Towe the shortest player at 5-7 is the Roommate of 7-4 Tommy Burleson. A of course. I let Tom have All the room he needs with his eight foot bed and All a said Towe. Mcdaniels cited for contempt Greensboro n c. A Jim Mcdaniels the Rookie Center who jumped from Carolina of the american basketball association to Seattle of the National basketball association has been directed to appear in Guilford county Superior court to answer contempt of court charges. Judge James g. Exam or. Ordered Mcdaniels on monday to appear in court thursday. Exum had previously issued a 10-Day restraining order forbidding Mcdaniels to play for anyone but the cougars on february 18. Then on february 22. He issued another order that Mcdaniels who played his first game for Seattle on february 20, show cause Why he should not be held in contempt of court for playing. Hearings on both the restraining order and the contempt citation were scheduled for monday. Mcdaniels did not appear. Meanwhile a Superior court judge in Seattle monday extended a temporary restraining order preventing the cougars from interfering with Mcdaniels and the sonics. Judge William j. Wilkins ruling allowed Mcdaniels to play for the sonics a club spokesman said. And the seven foot Center left immediately to join the team for a tuesday night game in Baltimore. The Seattle judge s ruling allows Mcdaniels to play for the sonics pending court determination of the Validity of his contract with the cougars. Judge Exum after conferring with attorneys for the cougars and Mcdaniels said Mcdaniels request that the cougars breach of contract suit against him be transferred to a Federal court would be honoured. Exum said however that he was retaining jurisdiction Over the contempt proceedings. Tar heels third Marquette slides Danny Traylor 33 for two Gamecock shoots Over defender a wire photo by the associated press and then there was one. Marquette a stunning 70-49 defeat at the hands of Detroit saturday left the Urcla Bruins As the Only unbeaten major College basketball team and the unanimous Choice for the top spot in the associated press nationwide poll of sports writers and broadcasters released today. Urcla. 23-0 after defeating Pacific-8 rivals Washington state. Oregon and Oregon state last week garnered All 41 first place votes to Lead this week s poll with 820 Points. Marquette which won its first 22 games of the season had received one first place vote a week ago. But after bowing to Detroit in their second game since Star Center Jim a hones signed a contract with the new York nets of the american basketball association the warriors dropped from the second spot in the poll to no 5. Louisville 20-2, edged North Carolina 20-3, for the runner up spot but both were Well behind Urcla the cardinals who High Point gamecocks Irish Lullaby Marks Riker s birthday vol to Cal Vancouver api Ray Nettles a Middle linebacker at the University of Tennessee has signed to play with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian football league the club announced monday. By the associated press it was Happy birthday for Tom biker Happy Hunting for southwestern Louisiana and a Happy hot hand for Travis a the machine a Grant in College basketball monday night. Riker celebrated his 22nd birthday by pouring in 31 Points and leading eighth ranked South Carolina to a 109-83 Romp Over notre Dame the 20th Victory of the season for the gamecocks. Riker hit 12 of 16 Field goal attempts leading six so shooters in double figures. The winners shot 63.2 per cent from the floor. A it w As the Best exhibition of shooting we be had in my years at South Carolina a said coach Frank Mcguire. A it was if Riker was hot. Grant was hotter. The machine leading Small College scorer in the nation. Exploded for 68 Points in Kentucky states 121 76 Victory Over Eastern Michigan. T h e output pushed Grant Over the 3,000-Point Mark Only the fourth collegian in history to Page a that plateau. The defeat ended an 18-game unbeaten Streak for Eastern Michigan the no. 5 Small College team in the country. Southwestern Louisiana ranked no. La in the country completed its regular season with a 90-73 Victory Over Arch rival Northwestern Louisiana Dwight Lamar the a dons no. I scorer had 33 Points and la assists for the winners now 23-8 we really hated to lose any games a said coach Beryl Shipley. A but looking Back three losses done to look that bad. In fact it looks like a pretty Good year now we can sit Back and pc baseball another threat by Paul Shinn associate sports editor Small colleges on limited budgets Don t enjoy the luxury of repeated chances at reaching athletic excellence on a National scale. Those chances Are usually reserved for the larger schools with much financial backing and Many scholarships. High Point colleges baseball team does no to have either of those but that does no to mean that the panthers intend to let last years abortive shot at National honors be the last. After a 35-11 record in 1971, which put pc one game away from winning its first area championship High Point has been working out since february in an Effort to make another run. The panthers have won three straight Carolinas conference c h a in p i on ships something no other team has done and beginning on March 5, they will Start All Over again. Coach Chuck Hartman lost some key players but has 15 Letterman returning to tackle an imposing 35-game schedule. Which includes such no conference foes As West Virginia n. C. State Maryland and Carolina. As always a lot of what Success High Point will enjoy this season will depend on How the pitching develops. The Mound corps was hit by graduation when left handers Dennis Miller and Jack Curling turned in their spikes. Miller was a reliever deluxe and his loss could possibly turn out to be the most important for the club. A Elf we can have somebody to come in in the eighth or ninth inning to protect our leads then we can be better than last Hartman said. Pitching in t the Only place that the panthers got Hurt. They lost leading hitter and slugger Mark Gebicke a .342 High Point roster position b t or age Hometown a Dean Bogery Pitcher la 2 19 Falls Church a. Jack Caviness infield or 2 19 Greensboro a Rob Cecily Outfield la 2 21 High Point Danny Collins Pitcher or 2 19 Washington d. C. A Neil conrad�?3b or 2 19 Greensboro a Mike Cornelison Ibl a 3 20 High Point a Jim Downs Outfield or 3 20 Marlow hights my. A Bob Dupree Outfield or 3 20 Greensboro a Rick Foelber Pitcher or 3 20 Baltimore my. A Bill he Giandi Pitcher or 4 21 Bethesda my. A Bob Hickey ass a 4 21 Arlington a. A Dwight Inge Pitcher or 3 21 Lynchburg a. Ron Johnson Outfield or 3 23 High Point a Mike Jones Outfield or 4 21 High Point Marty Matusiak pitch. Or 2 23 Wilmington Del. Mickey Ogle Catcher or i 18 Winston Salem a Dennis Olleyn Pitcher or 3 20 Northampton a. A Lyle Padgetts Outfield or 3 20 Wheaton my. Hal Roach Outfield err i 18 Greensboro Chris Seibert Outfield or i 19 Elliot City my. Chuck Sharp Catcher or i 18 Greensboro a Ron Slingerman Pic. Or 4 21 Vienna a. Bill Updegraffe Catcher or 3 22 Highfield my. Jim Weaton Outfield or i 18 Westfield . A Bob worthington�?2b a denotes Letterman or 2 19 Timonium my. Puncher in 1971. Outfielder Dave Mitcham is also gone those two and Miller were Al conference performers. Third baseman Pitcher Ron Slagerman is Back after a super tournament last Spring and will give the panthers their Power Hopes. But this club May depend More on running and defense than on slugging to make its Way through the conference Competition which Hartman figures to include Guilford and Pfeiffer in the chief challenging roles. In the infield the panthers will have their second new first baseman in two years As Mike Cornelison moves Over from Catcher. Cornelison had a Fine fall season and May give a Little More Power to the lineup. Sophomore Bob Worthington rated by his coach As a super infielder returns at second. A i think Bob is the Best in the state a Hartman said a and ill predict that hell be a super player before he a through. Hell be one of our leading hitters and he s outstanding on playing beside Worthington will be senior Bob Hickey at shortstop. Hickey will be starting his fourth season at the position and should be a steadying influence on the infield with his knowledge of the game. Slingerman will Start at third although he May be called on in the Early games to pitch until the Panther staff gets its rotation established. Slingerman was the most valuable player last season and is a solid pro Prospect. He is this year s Captain. There Are two Good catching prospects in line in Junior Bill Updegraff and freshman Chuck Sharp. Updegraff will give some Power in the Backstop position and Hartman rates his Arm As Good. Sharp May not be As Good a hitter but possesses the skills on defense. As backup in the infield the panthers have Ned Conrad and Jack Caviness a Transfer from Pembroke. Caviness Panther schedule Watt Virginia High March 2 Point March 7 j Oft n c stale huh Point March la 2 tip Watt Virginia High Point March la 2 ooh a a t scrimmage i on Point March is 2 ooh Gardner Webb boiling Spring March to 2 ooh Atlantic Christian High Point March i 2 00 Otterbein High Point March 20 2 ooh Otterbein High Point Marc 21 2 10-unc Chapel Hill March 22 l is Pemba Quot it a Pembroke March 2s 2 00�?n. C. State Raleigh March 24 2 ooh Bethany collage High Point March 27 j ooh Withes College High Point March 20 2 00�?Belmont Abbey High Point March 20 j ooh Catawba High Point March 21 ooh bion Elon april 2 i ooh Winston Salem state High Point april 3 3 ooh Albany state High Point april 4 j ooh Albany Statt High Point april i 1 00�?cast Stroudsburg High Point april 4 j ooh Maryland High Poth april 7 3 ooh Maryland High Point april i 2 ooh Campbell buies Creek april 1 Job Winston Salom state Winston Salem april la j 30�? Atlantic Christian Wilson april is i ooh Guilford Greensboro april 17 3 ooh Belmont Abbey Belmont april of i ooh a a t University Greensboro april 22 i ooh Pfeiter Pinch plaid i ooh Gardner Webb Pinch partly because Rick Foelber is still playing basketball and has not worked out with the team it May take him a Little time to get on target. Even with the losses and the late Man. Mpg does no to appear to be hurting in pitching. Sophomore Dean Boger who unexpectedly turned into the Ace of the staff last year with an 8-1 record will get a starting nod along with Bill Heg land 4-1, and either Marty Matusiak or Slingerman. Matusiak was recruited after putting in time with the armed forces. He is 6-3 and weighs 215 and could be the stopper that the panthers would need to go a Long Way. A Marty could be a Hartman said a the still has some control problems right now but he throws awfully see pc on s b be e what happens wednesday when the Post season bids Are Shipley and a flock of other collegiate coaches will be waiting by the Telephone wednesday when the National collegiate athletic association extends its at Large bids for the Post season tournament and the National invitation tournament officials Start making their bids. Most conference champions of course automatically qualify for the Mcaa showdown. Tennessee took a step in that direction. Moving Back into the Southeastern conference Lead by whipping Louisiana state 78-66 to sup past Kentucky As the wildcats bowed to Alabama 73-70. Tennessee. 12-3 in the conferred gamecocks on 4 b ladies payday on March 7 the furniture City ladies Golf Assn. Is about to set out on a new year of Competition. The first payday for the ladies will be on March 7 at Emery Wood country club play will begin at 9 30 a. In. With a Shotgun Start. The Field will be limited to the first 64 players who enter by calling the pro shop. All players Are requested to sign up for the first event before March 3. Enterprise Page 3-b tues., feb 29,1972 whipped Cincinnati 93-73 in their Only Outing last week. Received 637 votes while the tar heels victors Over Georgia a a a 30-second clock being considered los Angeles a ail those basketball fans who think the big Man is dominating the game and All those who feel stall games be permitted will get their Chance to find out soon what s what the rules committee of the National association of Basket Ball coaches has decided to take a look at two innovations that could change the entire complexion of the collegiate games the 11-foot Basket and a 30-second clock. A March 22 a a games has been scheduled at los Angeles state College which the rules committee and such prominent coaches As Jerry Tarkanian of i gang Beach state and John wooden of Urcla Are expected to attend wooden an advocate of the 30-second clock for years says he feels the Experiment won t prove much. A having the 11-foot Basket and the 30-second clock tested in the Fame game won t Tell you anything Quot he said. A they ought to try first the clock alone then the 11-foot Basket and see what the differences and the similarities Are. However. In a glad to see that the rules committee is looking at the tech and Virginia last week had 620. Retaining the fourth spot in this weeks rating was Pennsylvania with 573 Points. The quakers upped their record to 20-2 by beating Ivy league rivals Cornell and Columbia Over the weekend Marquette. 22-1 Overall but 1-1 since losing a hones was no. 5 with 442 Points. The next two spots were unchanged. No. 6 going to Long Beac i state. 23-3. With 409 Points and no. 7 to Brigham Young. 20-3, with 354. South Carolina and Marshall exchanged the next two places the 19-4 gamecocks moving up to eighth with 321 Points and Marshall 22-4. Dipping to ninth with 271. Florida state Lith last week climbed into the top ten with 235 Points beating out southwestern Louisiana for the no. To spot. The top Twenty with first place votes in parentheses won lost records through games of saturday feb. 26 and total Points on the basis of 20 for first 18 for second 16. 14, 12, 10. 9. 8, Etc 1 Urcla 1411 23-0 820 2 Louisville 20-2 637 3. North Carolina 20-3 620 i Pennsylvania 20-2 573 5. Marquette 22-1 442 6. Ding Beach s 23-3 409 7 Brigham Young 20-3 354 8, South Carolina 19-4 321 9 Marshall 22-2 271 10 Florida St. 22-4 235 11. So Louisiana 22-3 149 12 Virginia 20-4 111 13. Houston 19-5 108 14 Ohio St 16-5 90 15 Hawaii 24-2 83 16 Michigan 13-7 49 17. Oral Roberts 22-1 48 18 Maryland 19 4 46 11 Missouri 19-4 39 20 Memphis St 19-5 36 others receiving votes in alphabetical order Detroit Duquesne Kansas Kansas St., Kentucky Minnesota. Northern Illinois Ohio i�?T., Princeton Providence. St. Louis Syracuse Tennessee Texas Elpaso Villanova Washington. Try Quot am fico a Spaghetti sauce 25 april Field april 27 april 24 May i May 4 May s j of Lei Mer Bob Guilford i of Lamb Roca i we Elon i Obj Catawba Misenheimer Greensboro Foch Field Finch Fiew Salisbury May be the most versatile player on the club and can play Al infield positions except first base. There is a surplus of outfielders with five or six shoving each other around for three spots. It appears that veterans Robbie Cecil and Mike Jones have two positions secured. Cecil was another Al conference performer last year. Jim Downs has shown a lot of improvement during the fall and Early Spring workouts and must be considered. Hartman said two or three others Are real close. There is Bob Dupree who started numerous games for the panthers and has the Best Arm on the club. Freshman Chris Seibert Lyle Padgett Hal Roach and Jim Wheaton All May figure in the plans before the season is Over. A we could put three speedsters in the Outfield and we May do that in particular situations a Hartman said. A set rotation has not been set up Tor the pitchers As yet grand opening March 6th Register for free Yamaha mini endure triad Cycle and boat Center Tel. 885-8487 4301 n. Main St. 7 28 but i thought you wart going to open Tho door or him Bill Quot rental suggestions of the week aerators tillers Lawn combers Lawn spreaders 2 Man Post Hole diggers Lawn rollers Garden tractors Tiller or Blade wheel Barrows shovels rakes. You con rent practically anything from the rental Mart 2001 n. 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