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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 2, 1982, Tokyo, JapanThursday december 2, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 21 Virginia still no. 1, . Slips to 15 associated press preseason favorite Virginia maintained the top position in the associated press College basketball poll tuesday As defending National Champion North Carolina slipped from no. 3 to 15 after dropping its first two games of the season. Terry Holland s Cavaliers collected 55 of 63 first place votes and 1,245 of a possible 1,260 Points from the nationwide panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Virginia open edits season by capturing the Virginia Tipoff tournament with triumphs Over Johns Hopkins and Virginia Commonwealth during the thanks giving Day weekend. The Young season has been trying for North Carolina. The tar heels who edged Georgetown in Las season s title game to give coach Dean Smith his first National championship were beaten by St. John s in double overtime in the Hall of Fame classic two weeks ago and by Missouri last weekend. Hoyas Breeze in Hawaii runner up Georgetown was tabbed no. 1 on three ballots and collected 1,140 Points. The hoyas travelled to Hurricane hit Hawaii last week and 55 2. Georgetown 3 3. Kentucky 2 4. Villanova 2 5. Memphis St. 6. Urcla 7. Louisville 1 9. Missouri 10. Iowa 11. Houston 12.St. Johns n. Y.13. Alabama 14. Tennessee 15. N. Carolina 16. Arkansas 17. Marquette 18.n. C. State19. Oregon St. 20. Nevada Las vegas 2-0 2-0 1-0 1-0 2-0 1-0 3-0 2-0 1-0 2-0 2-0 3-0 1-0 1-0 0-2 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 1-0 1,245 1,140 1,024 965 942 907 890 800 694 659 571 538 470 456 317 283 177 175 161 153 posted victories Over Brigham Young Hawaii and , an easy 90-53 Victor Over Butler replaced North carolinian the no. 3 Slot getting two first place votes and 1,024 , Memphis state Urcla Louisville and Indiana each inched up a spot in the poll and occupied the nos. 4 through 8 positions while Missouri and Iowa each joined the top 10. Villanova 1-0, grabbed two first place votes and 965 Points 23 More than Memphis state 2-0. Urcla Winner Over Brigham Young in its Only Outing this season had 907points. A top vote for Louisville Louisville 3-0 after winning thereat Alaska shootout got the final first place vote and 890 Points while Indiana 2-0, finished with 800. Missouri a 64-60 Victor Over Nort Carolina in its season opener jumped from 15th place to no. 9following the upset. The tigers collected 694 , 1-0 and no. 11 in the preseason poll replaced Oregon state in the no. 10 position with 659. The beavers were surprised by Utah in their season opener and fell to no. 19.Houston headed the second 10 and was followed by St. Johns Alabama Tennessee North Carolina a Kansas Marquette North Carolina state Oregon state and Nevada la vegas which upset no. 20 Oklahoma last week and now rounds out the top 20. The second 10 last week was Iowa Alabama Tennessee Houston mis Souri North Carolina state a Kansas Marquette St. John s an Oklahoma. . State Winner on 3-Point goal Experiment associated press already College basketball s flir tation with the three Point goal and shot clock has produced some rather remarkable results. There was More action tonight than the entire month of january last year North Carolina Stagecoach Jim Valvano remarked Mon Day night. Valvano had just witnessed a rather cruel Experiment. His 18th-ranked Wolf pack had demolished Western Carolina 103-66 in their season opener with a lot of help from the Atlantic coast conference s 19-foot, three Point Derreck Whittenburg led the attack with 28 Points hitting six of seven three Point attempts from his Normal shooting new rules Are going to put a Cornell guard Stuart Mitchell drives around Syracuse guard Sonny Spera during first half action. Syracuse won the game 110-69. Up Premium on Man to Man defense Valvano said. It Means you re going to need quickness and time we went into a zone i broke out in a had the option of playing under the acc rules which also include a 30-second shot clock through All but the final four minutes of the game. Coach Steve Cottrell said he decided on the morning of the game to play acc style at the request of . Was definitely a Factor a bigger Factor than i anticipated Cottrell said. In other games involving ranked teams no. 8 Indiana Defeated Miami Ohio 75-59, loth ranked Iowa got by Drake 68-63 and 13th-rated Alabama whipped Middle Tennessee state 103-58. . State hit eight three Point goals in 10 attempts while the catamounts had Only four in 16 Bailey added 27 Points for the Wolf pack while Pat Sharp led the catamounts 1-1, with 18 Points. Top ten Randy Wittman scored 31 Points and Ted Kitchel added 15 As Indiana ran its record to 2-0 in a non conference contest. The hoosiers of the big ten led 38-24 at halftime and increased that margin to As Many As 20 Points on several occasions in the second half. Miami was led by guard Craig Tubbs with 14 Points. The three Point goal also was Factor in Iowa s Victory. Steve Carfino hit a three poin Basket Midway through the second half to put Iowa ahead for Good. But the Hawk eyes had to fight Back from a six Point deficit Early in the final period. Drake used a scrappy defense and patient offence to Sta close. Drake hit three three Point shots inting a 31-30 halftime Lead and went ahead 41-35 on a Short jump shot by Ricky Watley and a Basket by Dana Dunson who dropped in a Layup after catching a lob pass with 14 43 left in the game. Iowa tied the score 43-43 on a pair of free throws by Michael Payne. After the two teams traded baskets Carfino drilled his three Pointer from the right Side to put Iowa ahead 48-45 with 10 56 remaining. Two free throws by Payne capped an eight Point outburst that gave Iowa its biggest Lead 63-53, with 3 51remaining. Drake closed the Gap to 63-59 on Terry Youngbauer s three Pointer but Carfino Sank three free throws and Mark Gannon hit two in the final minute to preserve the Victory. Gannon led Iowa with 16 Points Payne scored 14, Carfino and Bob Hansen each had 11 and gites Stoke added 10. Youngbauer who hit four three pointers led Drake with 18points and Watley scored 14. Second ten Bobby Lee Hurt scored 20 Point Sand had 10 rebounds to Lead Alabama. The Crimson tide jumped to a 10-2 Lead and never trailed. Alabama outscored Middle ten Nessee 26-4 to close out the first half and led 47-24 at halftime. Cliff Windham added 14 Points for Alabama 1-0, while Dwayne Dorsey and Raleigh Choice had 10 apiece for Middle Tennessee. A ranked teams in some other games Mark acre scored 16 Points and grabbed 14 rebounds to Lead Oral Roberts to a74-64 Victory Over Creighton. Creigh ton was led by 7-foot freshman enter Benoit Benjamin who scored 18 Points and had 14 rebounds. Erich Santifer scored 22 Points hitting All 10 of his Field goal attempts to Lead Syracuse to a110-69 Victory Over Cornell. Mark Alarie scored 18 Points pacing Duke to a 73-57 Victory Over appalachian Mosteller scored six of his game High 24 Points in the final minute to help Auburn hold off Mercer 85-76. Steve Reid scored 21points As Purdue Defeated Boston University 79-69. Kerry Boagni scored 16 of his 18points in the first half As Kansas downed Bowling Green 97-68. Der Rick Pope s 20 Points and 11 re Bounds powered Montana to a 61-51victory Over Nebraska. Sun tory cup Tokyo ass top ranked Virginia featuring superstar Ralph Sampson eleventh ranked Houston and Utah Are slated to play in the 82suntory basketball cup in Tokyo dec. 16, 17 and 19,officials have announced. Tickets on Sale at major department stores in Japan Range from $12 to $25

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