New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas
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Cornhuskers upset Arkansas, 67-54
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LINCOLN. Neb — Dave Hopper, scored 21 points and Star Cloudy added IT to lead Nebraska past No 15-rarvked Arkansas 57-54 in non-conference college basketball bere Saturday night
The game was close throughout the first half, with NU taking a 29-27 ragtime lead With Nebraska ahead
33-31. Arkansas' second-leading scorer Alvin Robertson picked up his third foul with lo 23 togo.
The Huskers responded with the next six points to take a 39-31 lead. Robertson returned to the lineup but Nebraska continued to expand its margin to 46-33 with about rune minutes to play.
Rice 70 TSU 59
HOUSTON — Iva.-. Pet:ti scored a season-high 18 points and Rice won 70-59 by outscoring Texas Southern 12-4 in the closing minutes of the game
Rice shot 52 9 percent from the field and 64 percent from the free throw line to raise its season record to 2-3 Texas Southern fell to 3—4 playing
without its leading scorer. Ernest Malone, who is sidelined with a
Georgia State 67
DALLAS — Southern Methodist exploded behind Larry Davis and Carl Wright for a 30-pomt lead in the first half and went on to defeat Georgia State 92-67 Davis scored 21 points and Wright 17 to lead five SMI' players in double figures Reggie Cbennault led Georgia State with 19
Houston 71 St. Mary's 55
HOUSTON — Michael Young s 24
points paced sixth-ranked Houston to
a 71-55 win over SL Mary's.
It was the fifth straight win for the Cougars. 5-1.
Young's consistent, left-banded shooting netted 12 points in each half.Texas Tech 82 Pepperdine 64
LUBBOCK — Senior guard David Reynolds led a well-balanced offense with 14 points and Texas Tech's tenacious defense shut off Pepperdine's inside game to post an >2-64 win over the Waves The Red Raiders' victory' »as the fifth straight for Tech after a season-opening loss The defeat was Pepperdine s first in five games.N. Texas St. 62 Baylor 53
WACO — Bill Nelson s 16 points paced North Texas State to a 62-53 victory over Baylor.
North Texas outscored Baylor 14-5 in the first six minutes of the second half, gained a 16-point lead, and then almost lost it before holding off Baylor.Marshall 90 TOU 67
HUNTINGTON, W Va - Guard Laverne Evans poured in 36 points to lead undefeated Marshall University to a 90-67 trouncing of Texas Christian in the championship game of the
Marshall Memorial Invitational Tournament,
TCU, 4-3, trailed by only five midway through the second half. Evans stole the ball for two consecutive layups with eight minutes remaining, though, and Marshall reeled off IO unanswered points to take command of the gameOral Roberts 84 Texas ABM 66
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Mark Acres fired 35 points to lead Oral Roberts to an 84-66 college basketball victory over Texas A&M Saturday night.
Oral Roberts improved to 2-2, while the Aggies fell to 3-2.SA bites Bullets; Rockets fall
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SAN ANTONIO — George Gervin sewed 34 points to pace a balanced attack as the San Antonio Spurs whipped Washington 125-102 in a National Basketball .Association game Saturday
Mike Mitchell added 26 points and Johnny Moore tallied 22. while tying his own franchise record with 20 assists as San Antonio won its second straight Jeff R'aland led the Bullets with 30 points and Ricky Sobers collected 20 for the losers.
San Antonio led all the way, jumping to a 38-21 lead after one quarter as Gervin scored 12 points At halftime, the Spurs held a comfortable 65-51 margin, and the Bullets never got closer than 9 points after that.
Edgar Jones had 14 points for the Spurs The Bullets, who saw a three-game winning streak broken, also received double-figure contributions from Jeff Malone, with 16. and Tom McMiUen, who scored ll.
San Antonio held a 93-78 lead after three quarters Artis Gilmore got ll rebounds as San Antonio won the battle cif the boards by 59-52. although Ruiand had a game-high 14 for the BulletsUtah 128, Houston 121
HOUSTON — Utah forward Adrian Dantley. the leading scorer in the National Basketball
Association, scored IO of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Jazz to their sixth win in seven games, a 128-121 victory over the Houston Rockets
. Ralph Sampson had a NBA career-high 34 points and 18 rebounds to lead Houston After the Rockets built a 96-95 third-quarter lead, the teams traded points until Dantley s five-foot baseline jumper put the Jazz up for good. 119-117, with 2 46 remaining
Holding 'em back
Kentucky, NC post easy victories
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LAWRENCE, Kan — Melvin Turpin scored 25 points while Jim Master gunned in 23. many of them on shots from long range Saturday night, and second-ranked Kentucky cruised past Kansas 72-50 in an intersectional college basketball game
Kentucky . 3-0. took control at the outset and fashioned a 35-20 halftime lead over the Jayhawks. 3-2.
A sellout crowd of 15.200 saw Kentucky boost its overall record against Kansas to 15-1.Miss. St. 50, Memphis St. 49
MEMPHIS. Term — Mississippi State's Kelvin Hildreth sank two free throws with 12 seconds remaining lo lift the Bulldogs to a 50-49 upset victory over fourth-ranked Memphis State
It was the Tigers first loss rn five games, while Mississippi Slate is now 3-2.
Hildreth led the Bulldogs with 16 points and Ken Harvey had 13. Phillip ••Doom” Haynes led the Tigers with 12 pointsNew Mexico 65, UCLA 60
LOS ANGELES — Phil Smith and Alan Dole risky combined for 35 points and scored four points each in the final I 58 of play to lead New Mexico to a 65-60 upset victory over seventh-ranked UCLA at Pauley Pavilion.
Smith, who scored 18 points, put the Lobos ahead for good when he made a driving Layup with I 58 to go. That made it 57-56
Neither team could score until two free throws by Smith with 37 seconds left gave New Mexico a three-point lead.N. Carolina 87. Syracuse 64
SYRACUSE. N Y - Top-ranked North Carolina,
with All-America Michael Jordan s 19 points leading the way. crushed Syracuse 87-64 before a crowd of 32.235 at the Carrier Dane.
It was the fifth straight college basketball victory for the Tar Heels, while the Orangemen suffered their first loss in five games
The taller and more experienced Tar Heels dominated the game from the outset, pulling away from a 6-all tie and leading by as many as 34 points midway through the second halfTexas-EI Paso 65. Indiana 61
EL PASO — Forward Fred Reynolds scored 20 points, including four free throws rn the game's final two minutes that helped unbeaten Texas-El Paso pull away to beat Indiana 65-61.
Indiana. 2-3. built a 23-11 lead midway through the first half and led 32-29 at halftime But Texas El-Paso took the lead midway through the second half behind Reynolds, who scored 16 of his pants rn the last halfOregon State 53. Iowa 48
CORVALLIS. Ore — Damn Houston and Rick Berry propelled Oregon State to a 13-pant lead and the 18th-ranked Beavers held on for a 53-48 victory over No. 5 Iowa.
The loss was the second in a row fa the 3-2 Haweyes. who were drubbed 79-58 Wednesday night in Louisville
Oregon State. 2-1. avenged a 56-45 loss to Iowa in the title game of the Amana-Hawkeye Classic a week ago.Georgia 80. Northern Iowa 58
DES MOINES. Iowa - James Banks and Gerald Crosby each scored 18 points and Vem Fleming scored 16 as lOth-ranked Georgia pulled away midway through the first half and then rolled to an 8b-58 victory over Northern Iowa.
Leonard ready to fight again
WASHINGTON ap — Sugar Ray I^ronard. who retired as the undisputed welterweight .hamptun of the world rn 1982 said Saturday night fie will fight again.
"It s not a comeback I am back.” said the Z7-year-old Leonard after he boxed six-round exhibitions against two opponents at Andrews Air F ace Base
Asked who he would Uke to fight, Leonard mentioned several opponents, including Marvelous Marvin Hagler, the undisputed middleweight champion ; Roberto the World Association middleweight pion
Council super welter-seight champion, and the two welterweight champs — Milton McCrory and Donald Curry
WBC settles Holmes problem
LAS VEGAS, Nev (AP. - The Wald Boxing Council’s executive committee has apparently struck a face-saving arrangem
ent that will allow Larry Holmes, at least fa the time being, to keep his heavyweight title while attempts are made to resolve a dispute between the fighter and promoter Don King. a source said Saturday The committee met with Holmes, the top-ranked contender Greg Page and King fa about an hour in a closed-door session Saturday night The session was
sometimes heated, according to the source. who said Holmes and King traded accusations against each other The source said a decision was made, but neither Holme* na his attorney was informed as to what it was However, it was believed the committee was try ing to work out a compromise that would avoid a showdown vote on stripping Holmes of
his crown Hunt leads Hall inductees
GRAND PRAIRIE AP' - I .amar Hunt. owner af the Kansas City Chiefs, former boxing champion Curtis Cokes and three football All-Americans who excelled in the pros comprise the 1984 class that will be inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame May 4-5.
Duran, Boxing junior cham-Thomas Hearns, World Boxing
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