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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 14, 1982, Tokyo, JapanTuesday december 14, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 23 no. 1 Cavaliers defeat no. 3 hoyas associated press now that Virginia s Ralph Samp son has proven his greatness in his j showdown with Georgetown s Pat Ewing the question is How Good would he have been if he was healthy weakened by the flu and slowed Bya bruised left knee the 7-foot-4 Sampson out dulled the 7-foot Ewing saturday night at Landover md., in the Long anticipated first Meetin Between these College basketball numbers Sampson 23 Points 16 rebounds and seven blocked shots Ewing 16 Points eight rebounds and five blocked result no. 1-ranked Virginia 68, no. 3 Georgetown 63."i thought Ralph really had a Good night said Virginia coach Terr Holland whose team now is 6-0. He Hung in there. As the game went on he definitely got weaker. By the end he had a Tough time maintaining disposition offensively or i Don t think i played Well said Sampson a senior and two time College player of the year who made 10 of 17 shots from the Field. But i was Down with something before the his knee was injured in practice thursday and had to be drained Friday. He wore a Bandage for the first half when he scored nine Points but discarded it in the second half. Praise exchanged Sampson praised the Sophomore Wing who fouled out with one second left in the Aren t enough words to describe the Guy. He s great Sampson said. He was Tough on defense and when he tried to front me i tried to fight him and get added i Hope we do it again in the final four. I know the would like a rematch and i would t mind it at was equally polite. I think Ralph is probably the Best Center i be played against so far he said. I Felt i did fairly Well. I did my Best but i m just sorry about the coach John Thomp son a loser for the first time i seven games this season had Forward Billy Martin defend Samp son for much of the first half to keep Ewing out of foul trouble. The hoyas a contingent of sophomores and freshmen except for Junior Reserve guard Gene Smith had trouble getting the Ball into Ewing for most of the game and trailed 33-23 at halftime. A frenzied crowd but there were enough times that Sampson and Ewing went head to head blocking shots and slamming dunks to bring the capacity crowd of 19,035 at the capital Centre to frenzy. With just under six minute remaining Ewing allowed Sampson to get Loose for an easy Basket boosting the Cavaliers Lead to 57-53. Ewing made up for it by fiercely slam dunking the Ball Over Sampson. Then Sampson and Ewing went Atit again. Ewing twice blocked Sampson shots under the Basket then blocked another but was charged with a foul. Fired up Over the Exchange Sampson gestured at a heckler on the Georgetown Bench then Sank the two free throws putting Virginia ahead 59-53 with5 13 left. David Wingate scored four of the next six Points for Georgetown ouch Georgetown s Pat Ewing Falls away in agony As he catches a Elbow from Virginia s Ralph Sampson at the capital Centre in Landover my. Top ranked Virginia won 68-63 behind Sampson s 23 Points. Up which had trailed by As Many As 14points, tying the score 59-59. It was tied again at 61 with 3 19 left on along jumper by Georgetown s an Thony Georgetown did t score again until there were 17 seconds left wit Michael Jackson s goal reducing the Virginia Lead to 65-63. Othell Wilson two free throws with 12 seconds left no. 2 Kentucky win sat Lexington ky., Dicky Beal scored 14 Points and triggered an11-0 run at the end of the first half to break open a close game As no.2kentucky routed Illinois 76-57. Beal a Reserve guard who led All scorers hit the first two baskets As Kentucky scored the last 11 Points of the first half giving Kentucky a 34-22 half College basketball Roundup clinched it. With 10 Points Wilson was the Only other Virginia player in double figures. The Cavaliers shot 42percent from the Field to 38 percent for it was Over Sampson and his teammates celebrated on the court. It was just another game going in but when we had it won All of the emotion came out Sampson scored 12 Points and Jones 10 for think i have to be extremely proud if not satisfied with the Effort we put up especially in the second half Thompson said. It took us Little longer than we wanted to get into the game. I d play them the same Way next time. I d just have a Little More said of the celebrated first matchup Between the two giant enters both demonstrated today How outstanding they Stop for Virginia is Tokyo where the Cavaliers will fac Houston thursday and Utah Satur Day. Time Haynes scored 17 Points and Keith Lee 16, leading fourth ranked Memphis state to an 80-62 Victory Over East Tennessee state a Memphis Tenn. The tigers broke open the game during the last seven minutes of the first half outscoring the losers 12-2 for a 35-22 los Angeles Darren Daye scored 19 Points leading a balance attack As fifth ranked Urcla rolled to a 94-71 Victory Over san Jos estate. Daye the leading scorer for the unbeaten Bruins got 14 Points inthe first half when Urcla built a 51-34 Wittman scored 30 Points and was named most valuable player As sixth ranked Indiana beat Wyoming 78-65 in the championship game of the Indiana classic at Bloomington ind. The hoosiers won their own tournament for the ninth time in As Many years. At Des Moines Iowa mar Gannon scored 10 Points and grabbed 14 rebounds pacing no. 7iowa to a 66-55 Victory Over Southern California in an emotionally charge game. Michael Payne and Greg Stokes each scored 16 Points in game that saw Payne and Southern Cal s Gerry Wright ejected in the final seconds. Iowa led 64-55 with 59 seconds to play when Wright elbowed Hawk eyes guard Steve Carfino whose brother once played for Southern Cal and who was heavily recruited bythe trojans. Payne tossed the Ball at Wright and both players were tossed out. At Columbia mo., senior guard Jon Sundvold scored a career High 32 Points As no. 8 Missouri posted an87-59 Triumph Over Oregon state. Erich Santifer fed off to Leora tins for Syracuse s last Basket and intercepted a pass with 33seconds left insuring a 92-87 Victory Over ninth ranked previously unbeaten Houston at Syracuse . Sautins Basket with 1 34 left gave Syracuse an 88-85 Lead and he increased the advantage to 90-85with a pair of free throws with 24 seconds remaining. The Victor raised Syracuse s record to 6-0, its Best Start since a 14-game Streak in1979-80. Tony Bruin paced the orangemen with 26 Points. Penn scores upset at Philadelphia senior Forward Paul Little scored a career High 23 Points and Sophomore guard an Thony Arnolie made eight crucial free throws As Penn upset 10th-ranked Villanova 84-80. Mike Davis scored 17 Points helping Lith ranked Alabama beat Penn state 75-67 in triple overtime a state College a. At Niagara Falls ., Dav Drussell collected game highs of 20 Points and nine rebounds leading12th-ranked St. John s to an 88-53 Victory Over wingless Niagara. s led by As Many As 41 Points in the closing minutes shooting 61percent from the Field. A steal by Tennessee s Willie Burton and three Points by senior Dale Ellis in the final 1 30 gave Theno. 14 volunteers a 76-74 Victory Over new Orleans at Knoxville Tenn. Ellis who scored 30 Points tied the score 74-74 with a Field Goa with 1 31 remaining and hit one of two free throws with 1 15 Milwaukee Mandy Johnson scored 12 of his career High 18 Point sin the second half leading 16th ranked Marquette to a 66-56 Victory Over Northern Illinois. Michael Jordan scored 22 Points pacing no. 17 North Carolina to a 79-56 Victory Over Santa Clara a Greensboro . Jordan hit 11 of 19 Field goal Raleigh ., Cozell Mcqueen s steal with 17 seconds left and Thurl Bailey s two free throws with one second to play lifted no. 18north Carolina state past Michigan state 45-41. Dereck Whittenburg Lethe winners with 12 Points. Harold Martin scored four straight baskets in a second half rally lifting South Carolina to a 59-53 upset Victory Over no. 20 Purdue at Columbia Carolina coach Bill Foster was taken from the Carolina Coli Seum to a Hospital following the game after collapsing in the dressing room. Doctors said he suffered a moderate heart sports information director Tom Price said there had been no change in the doctors prognosis that Foster 52, could be inthe Hospital two or three weeks. Price said doctors do not thin that damage to Foster s heart was severe

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