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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 15, 1983, Tokyo, Japan 24 Pacific stars and stripes sports february 1983 Villanova shocks 1 Chapel up Villanova had to Battle a blizzard to get at to ranked North Carolina but after pulling off a stunning 5653 College basketball upset there was no doubt the trip was Worth there is no question that this is one of the Best wins weve Ever said coach Rollie whose 14thranked wildcats built a 10point Lead and held off a tar Heel comeback to snap an 18game winning there is no question that this was our Best game of the a travel delay had to be routed through Atlantic to catch a special charter flight because of a blizzard that brought much of the Northeast to a the wildcats didst arrive at their hotel until John Pinone scored 14 Points and de Pinckney added but Massimino said defense and turnovers were the real difference Between the two offensive rebounding was a he we were very Active and that was also a the name of the game is turnovers and we didst run into turnovers Down the stretch like we did against 7 Johns in a 8180 the led by won the rebounding Battle by a 3021 North coming off a big Victory thursday night Over came out Flat footed and trailed almost the entire we started chasing with left and that is a Long time to Chase said tar Heel coach Dean we were disappointed but we know that any one of these games you lose in january and february Arent As important As the ones you lose in March the Mcaa you dont want to lose in the Villanova first in four games against North avenged 7060 defeat at the hands of the tar heels in the Mcaa East regional championship game last Jordan hits for 20 North Carolina took the Lead Only with left in the when Michael who led All scorers with 20 hit a Field goal to make it but Pinone came Back at with a Field goal to put the wildcats ahead North Carolina tied it 3535 with to go on a shot by Jim but the wildcats out scored North Carolina 102 Over the next five minutes to Lead 4537 with Gary who finished with 10 scored four Points during that Villanova North Carolina pulled to within four Points 4945 with to go on a Basket by Sam but Dwayne Mcclain hit three free throws to give the wildcats some breathing room at Braddock hit with 53 seconds to Cut it to but two Pinone free throws and a Basket by Mike Mulquin sealed the Villanova the tar heels went to a Mantovan defense to try and get Back in the game in the final but Villanova refused to North got 15 Points from Perkins and 12 from North Carolina came out Flat after last thursdays 6463 emotional Victory Over second ranked Villanova scored the first seven Points and the tar heels were held scoreless for More than four leading Villanova got baskets by Stewart Mulquin and Pinckney to take a nine Point trailing with to go in the first North Carolina outscored Villanova 112 to tie it Perkins had seven in that stretch and Jordan scored the other Granger made a free throw at the to give Villanova a 2423 Lead at beavers upset Bruins rebels 220 United press once again Urcla has found the footing on the Oregon Trail to be extremely the fifth ranked Bruins travelled to saturday night and were jolted by the beavers not Only were the Bruins beaten but they lost two of their key players Stuart Gray and Kenny Fields to Gray was forced out of the game after the first 30 seconds when he was injured in a Fields went out of the game with a Hurt shoulder Midway through the first coach Larry Farmer said he would not know the extent of their injuries until the team got Back to los in both cases they said they heard something Farmer that not a Good Oregon has never been a Friendly place to visit for the even in the John wooden Era when they were winning seven consecutive Mcaa championships the Bruins had some rough going in re member Back in 197374 Urcla had an 181 record and was ranked first in the nation but lost on successive nights at Corvallis and saturday nights loss marked the fourth year in a Row the Bruins have been beaten at the Bruins defeat was their first in pacific10 conference play in 10 games this youve got to give credit to Oregon state and its acknowledged they played very Well and to their they played Well Down the stretch and they made every free throw they had to Osu had a big Edge at the foul hitting 21 of 31 while Urcla was nine of the Bruins out shot the beavers from the 28 of 57 to 24 of the game was tied three times in the first eight minutes but then Osu took outscoring the Bruins 142 to go ahead the beavers led 3327 at Center Charlie Sitton scored 25 Points in leading Oregon state to its 12th Victory in 20 guard Rod Foster was High for Urcla with 17 Oregon state coach Ralph Miller contained their running game and said defense and Ball control made took reasonably Good care of the the the injury riddled Bruins never the key was to slow them College basketball Roundup were Able to get their running game said Oregon states there a great running considering we were playing Miller noted that two of his this would probably have to starters were bothered by injuries be our Best said we when the beavers were blown out at Urcla last month maybe turnabout is fair he said about the two injured in proud of How we fought Farmer their fans Are Worth 10 Points to said Duclas Brad Wright about the Bruins fourth loss in four games at the game was televised Over most of the country because two other College basketball games were snowed out in the see Page 21 Oregon states Danny Evans draws a foul from Duclas Nigel Miguel in a pacific10 game at the fifth ranked Urcla Bruins were upset by the beavers up

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