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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 5, 1982, Tokyo, JapanSunday december 5, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes Depaul downed sports 25 by Urcla in of Lobos unbeaten associated press Urcla huffing and puffing was glad the game was Over. But Depaul coach Ray Meyer would have liked to see another overtime because they Urcla would have sixth ranked Urcla relying on six players for All but a few minutes of the action pulled out a 73-70overtime College basketball Victory College basketball thursday night Over a ranked de Paul which had its 27-game winning Streak at the horizon Arena i Rosemont 111., snapped. Urcla was the Only top Twenty team in action thursday night. In boosting their record to 2-0 an handing Depaul its first loss in three starts the Bruins shot 56 percent from the Field which helped Over come 24 turnovers forced by the scrappy Blue demons composed mostly of sophomores and was really pleased with our defense late in the game and late inthe overtime. We had backed ourselves into a Corner said us Acoach Larry Farmer. Our defense loosened in the second half. It was discouraging to make a great play and see them get a Layup Darren Daye a 6-foot-8 senior led the Bruins with a career High 23points, on 10-of-16 shooting from the Field and grabbed 10 Holton Urcla s sixth Man Sank two free throws with 1 29remaining in overtime to give the Bruins a 72-69 Lead and they Hung onto spoil the 40th anniversary of Meyer s coaching led by As much As 12 Points in the first half and was in front a intermission 41-32. I thought that we played tentatively in the first 15 minutes said Meyer. We let Urcla run on us an gave them Charity but Depaul paced by Bernard Randolph the Lone Blue Demon senior to play rallied in the second half and went ahead 58-57 on Randolph s tip in with 7 05 was close the rest of the Way and Urcla had a Chance to win i regulation play when Rod Foster the Mcaa s leading free throw shooter last season with a 95 percent average was fouled with seven seconds missed the first free throw but made the second sending the game into the extra session tied at 65."the one player they weren t supposed to foul was the nation leading free throw shooter under any conditions said we have so Many youngsters and they re going to make Mark my words this team will be heard from. We competed with one of the Best teams in the Randolph who fouled out wit three minutes left in regulation play led Depaul with 21 Points. Soph Omore Tyrone Corbin added 12 and Junior Jerry Mcmillan 10 As the demons shot 41 per cent from the Field and committed 18 got 15 Points from Kenny Fields 12 from Ralph Jackson and St. Peter s Shelton Gibbs comes Down after a shot and kicks the rebound into the hands of teammate Tommy Best far left in College basketball against George Washington at East Rutherford . George Washington Darryl Webster 23 is in on the action. St. Peter s won 68-47. A 10 from 7-footer Stuart Gray who also grabbed 10 rebounds. Daye s free throw at the Start of overtime gave the Bruins the Lead and he closed the game with another free throw with four seconds to play to Clinch the Phil Smith hit two free throws with 17 seconds left and enter George Scott showed finesse in scoring 22 Points As unbeaten new Mexico edged Southern Cal 77-74 at Albuquerque Mexico s Lobos 3-0, battled Back from a 13-Point first half deficit to Down the trojans now 1-2. Southern Cal with 6-foot-8 Forward Wayne Carlander doing most of the damage opened up a 21-8 Lead. But new Mexico scored 10 straight Over the next three minutes and by halftime led 36-34. Carlander led the trojans with 21points and guard Cedric Bailey and Forward James Mcdonald added 13each. But Southern Cal crippled itself at the free throw line missing14 free throws. New Mexico never led by More than seven Points in the second half and the trojans closed the Gap to75-74 with 2 15 left. The teams traded turnovers before Smith was fouled arid converted both ends of a one and one situation. Forward Michael Johnson added12 Points and Smith 11 As the Lobos beat Southern Cal for Only the second time in seven meetings. Mavericks have something to shout about now associated press for Many National basketball association teams an 8-7 record might not seem like much. But for Dallas Mavericks coach Dick Motta it s almost m very pleased with this club. It s one Heck of a Start said Mott after the Mavericks went Over the .500 Mark with a 110-100 Victory Over the Golden state warriors thursday Motta admits he s not buying my tickets for the playoffs yet it s quite a turnaround for the once hapless Mavericks who Las season lost 24 games by the time they had won the first time this season the Mavericks got 20-Point performance from four of their players Mark Aguirre with 27 Points Rolando Aba Roundup Blackman with 22 and Jay Vincent and Kelvin Ransey with 20 apiece. Ransey said he played his Best Gam of the year in a new role coming off the body was alive As it can be said Ransey who came to Dallas last summer in a Trade with port land for Wayne Cooper and a draft Choice. I be never come off the Bench before and it s new to me. I just glad that i m finally playing it was the eighth straight Road los for the warriors who also have lost eight of their last nine games and have fallen to 5-12 for the season. In other Aba action Utah turned Back Portland 119-112 and Phila Delphia beat Phoenix 116-108. The Mavericks never trailed after taking a 54-53 Lead late in the second Quarter but had to overcome a 40-Point performance by Golden state s Purvis Short who has scored 80points in his last two games. Jazz 119, Trail blazers 112 Adrian Dantley scored 37 Point Sand Darrell Griffith added 20 to spark Utah Over Portland. Dantley Griffith and Dolph Schayes who scored 19 Points helped the jazz sunup its largest margin of the game 87-74, with 3 43 left in the third period. But Calvin Natt who led Portland with 29 Points and Mychal Thomp son triggered a Portland rally Early in the fourth period and with six minutes remaining the blazers had caught up and gone ahead 103-101. Utah tied it up again moved into the Lead with four minutes remain ing and pulled away again leading by 117-107 after a Griffith three Point goal with a minute to go. 76ers 116, suns 108 Andrew Toney scored a season High 34 Points and Julius Erving added 26 As Philadelphia beat led 63-51 at halftime and 90-82 after three periods Only Tosee Rookie David Thirdkill score nine Quick Points and get Phoenix to within two at 98-96 with 6 55remaining. But the 76ers outscored the suns16-10 in the final 4 53, with Erving and Moses Malone each accounting for six Points and Toney five. Tree drops $4m suit Boston a Wayne tree Rollins the Atlanta Center who claimed Boston Forward had threatened him with a weapon has dropped his $4million lawsuit against Carr and the celtics according to a published report. The Boston Herald american reported that the suit was dropped after an Exchange of letters Between the two National Basket Ball association players and negotiations Between their attorneys. Rollins suit contended that after a game Between the Hawks and celtics last Jan. 13, car threatened him with a knife or razor in a corridor at Bosto Garden. Carr wrote recently to Rollins and apologized for forcing an argument and pursuing the 7-foot 1 Center after the game the newspaper reported. But he de Nied that he had a weapon in dispossession during the incident the Herald american added. Rollins wrote Back and accepted the apology but claimed he remained convinced that a knife or razor was brandished Accord ing to the report. "m.l. And tree both were sincere in their opinions of what exactly took place during the confrontation the newspaper quoted Richard j. Snyder of the Goldstein and manello Law firm which represents Carr As they each realized that further litigation would have serious effect not Only on them selves and their families but on their teammates and the game of basketball

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