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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 13, 1982, Tokyo, JapanMonday december 13, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 25 Ewing Sampson Duel flame vet leads is a first Ever matchup Landover my. A George town coach John Thompson likes to think that 7-footer Pat Ewing is the second coming of a combination Bill Russell Wilt , a 19-year-old Georgetown Sophomore will attempt to take Astep toward that lofty prediction saturday night when the no. 3 Hoya meet Virginia the nation s top ranked College basketball is led by 7-4 Ralph Sampson two time College player of the year who could be another answered not much.1what about Russell a lot he said before the season began that he expected Ewing to improve his offensive output after the former Cambridge mass.,Schoolboy averaged 12.7 Points As a freshman. Hell get better offensively said Thompson but i d love for him to copy Russell. Bill Russell was like Russell Ewing is an in College basketball Roundup Kareem Abdul Jabbar according Tomany experts. Sampson 21, a senior who could have turned pro each of the past three seasons is the Force behind Veteran team. Georgetown is relying on key freshmen and several other players in addition to Ewing who a freshman helped the hoyas gain the Mcaa championship final last sea son Only to fall one Point Short of North Carolina. A sellout but the spectacle of the first matchup Between Ewing and Sampson has been enough to sell out the capital Centre which seats 19,000, Long ago and enrich the Georgetown offers by $600,000, most of it from television. Ted Turner s superstition will show the event live. In Friday night s Only game involving a member of the a top Twenty Uwe blab and John Flower scored 16 Points apiece to Lead sixth ranked Indiana to an 85-48victory Over Eastern Michigan in the first round of the annual Indian classic basketball tournament at Michigan hit Only four of 19 Field goal tries in the first half while Indiana s Randy Wittman keyed a string of 10 straight Point that broke the game open late in the opening says he had a Good seat in watching the National basketball association showdowns Between Russell and , who was a backup Center to Russell for several season sin the Aba got the former Boston celtic Star to give Ewing some hint about the game last year. While Chamberlain was known Fortis offence and Only one Aba title Russell is remembered As the defensive Whiz who changed the game with his shot blocking that led celtics domination of the Aba in the late 1950s and Early 1960s.when Ewing was asked recently what he knew about Chamberlain he timid Tor with his shot blocking ability. Yet he has never faced the likes of Sampson who does every thing Well. We need our teammates it s not just me and Ralph said Ewing. Both teams can t win because of us. We need our team mates. It s Georgetown is. Vir Sampson echoed Ewing s com ment. So far this season Sampson has averaged 18.4 Points on 65 percent Field goal accuracy and has aver aged 9.6 rebounds and blocked 19 shots. Ewing has a game High 30 Point Sand a 13.8 average 68 percent from the Field. He has averaged 9.2rebounds and blocked 24 shots. Coach Terry Holland s Virginia Cavaliers which posted a 30-4 record last season were eliminated fro the Mcaa playoffs by Alabama guard Othell Wilson injured that game has helped the Cavaliers go 5-0 this season. Georgetown 30-7, is off to a 6-0start, having Only one Tough game when it was forced into overtime before beating Western Kentucky last saturday night 70-66.for saturday night Sampson and Ewing will be the centers of attention. In other games Friday night twas army 73, Yale 70 Pitt 95, Robert Morris 80 Bowling Green 88,Defiance 69 Texas san Antonio 69, Texas tech 67, and Montana 61,Washington state 58. In the first round of tournament play it was Mississippi 57, Fordham 47 in the Cougar classic Rhode Island 82, Colgate 53 and Ohio University 48, Providence 47 in the Leet National classic South Flor Ida 90, Florida state 77 and florida104, Jacksonville 78 in the Florida four and Texas am 82, la Salle 74and Marshall 74, Brown 65 in the Marshall invitational. Reaal div n ii i Winnipeg Manitoba a goaltender Doug Soetaert of the Winnipeg jets said the puck too some weird bounces but there were no complaints from right Wing Lanny Mcdonald of the Calgary 10-year Veteran scored three goals giving him 25 for the season and the league Lead to spark the flames to a 6-4 National hockey league Victory Friday night. The Washington capitals extended their unbeaten Streak to eight games four wins and four ties by tying the new York rangers 4-4 in the Only other nil i did t feel i was off my game tonight said Soetaert who stopped 18 shots compared with 37 for Calgary net minder Reggie Leme Lin. The puck did a lot of things out couple goals were tipped and one curved on me. That s the Way i goes. When the puck does t Bounce for you out there there s nothing Youcan Mcdonald scored twice in the second period and once in the third. Mcdonald s first goal at 1 40 of the second period was a Bullet drive that appeared to dip just past Soetaert outstretched Glove. It gave the flames a 3-2 a goal by Calgary defense Man Phil Russell Mcdonald made it5-2 when he attempted a pass and the puck deflected past Soetaert of the stick of Winnipeg s Scott Arniel. The jets narrowed the margin to5-4 later in the second period but Mcdonald restored the two goal Cushion on a breakaway Early in the final period. Kevin Lavallee who scored at the nine second Mark of the first period and Mel Bridgman scored the other goals for the flames. Defens Eman Dave Babych scored his eighth goal of the season for the jets on a Power play to extend his nil Roundup Point scoring Streak to 11 Maclean Dave Christian and Willy Lindstrom were the other marksmen for Winnipeg. Capitals 4, rangers 4 Washington rallied with two Goa sin the final four minutes to secure the tie extending its unbeaten Streak to eight games 4-0-4. Mike Gartner beat rangers goalie Steve week from 35 feet at 16 14, then defense Man Brian Engblom connected fro the Blue line at 18 12. Ron Duguay scored a pair of goals for new York. A the puck came off the boards and was spinning a Little Sai Engblom who has 18 goals in his career now in its sixth season. Just shot it. Everything opened up and it went right into the Corner of the net at Home the capitals have not los since nov. 5 when St. Louis Defeated them 4-3. They be won seven and tied three at Home in that Span and Overall Are 11-9-7. 4 teams tied for Lead in mixed Golf tourney stripes offers free Calendar during the latter part of december your stripes newspaper will contain an inserted colourful 1983 Calendar. Look for it if you fail to find a Calendar in your daily newspaper visit a stripes Bookstore near you and ask for your Pacific stars and stripes 1983 Calendar. Largo Fla. A Brad Bryan tand Chris Johnson shot a second round 64 Friday picking up eight strokes and pushing their Way into a four Way tie at 11-under-Par 133halfway through the $500,000 . Penney classic mixed teams Golf tournament. First round leaders Leonar Thompson and Carole Charbonnier fired a 68 and Clung to the Lead Mostof the Way. But before the round was Over Fred couples and Jan step Henson and Jay Haas and Hollis Stacy closed in with rounds of 66 and67, respectively to Jam up the Leader Board. Early co leaders Chi Chi Rodri Guez and Lynn Adams dropped into seventh place three strokes Back after the second round Over the 7,015-Yard course at Bradmoor coun try club. Jerry Pate and Joann Washa were one stroke Back at 10-under 134. All alone two strokes off the Lea were Don Mahaffey and Joanne Garner. Pea Lyga pairs ninety six top players from Thetga and Lyga Are paired for the 72-Hole tourney which ends Tewell and Barbara moxness Sank five Birdie putts and an Eagle for a sizzling 7-under 29 on the front nine a tournament record that put them within striking distance of the leaders. But they lost steam and parred the backside for an 8-under finish at 136.Bryant-Johnson, both looking for their first tournament victories started slow with five straight pars. Then Bryant hit a 12-foot putt for Birdie to get the momentum going and two holes later Johnson comeback with a 6-foot Eagle putt. On the Back nine they birdied five holes including tap in putts on the the 16th and 18th, and that was Al they needed. Chris saving of Par on no. 11really got us going said Bryant. She played exceptionally Well today. I left her alone a few times and she came through. I had fun. Idin t have to do too Thompson Charbonnier started on the Back nine and birdied the 16th and 17th holes from 20 and 15 feet. Some scrambling there was a Little scrambling Early in the round. We settled Down after the first six or seven holes Thompson said. After the turn they picked up two More strokes on 14-and 15-foot Birdie putts. Couples Stephenson fought their Way up from fifth place despite an Early bogey. They got off to a fast Start picking up one stroke but missed a 10-foot saving putt on the370-Yard fifth Hole then came Back with four straight birdies and two More on the Back nine. We should do better on the backside said Stephenson. We Haven t played the Par-5

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