A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

January 31, 1955

RECORD BREAKERS

Morehead State Teachers College of Kentucky outshot Furman 130-117, two teams set new national single-game major college scoring record of 247 points at Greenville, S.C.

Ohio State's 400-yard medley relay swimming team turned in 3:48 clocking in AAU meet at Columbus, Ohio, clipped four seconds off world mark set by Russians last year.

Al Wiggins, brilliant Ohio State sophomore, established new U.S. standard of :54.6 for 100-yard butterfly in same meet.

John Dudeck of Michigan State lowered 22-year-old national collegiate 200-yard breaststroke record, covered distance in 2:27.6 over 20-yard course at Ames, la.

Williston Academy's Harlow Ide, Foster DeJesus, Davis Tuggle. Carl Woolley swam 400-yard freestyle relay in 3:33.6 for new national prep school mark at Easthampton, Mass.

Mrs. Lee M. Wrenn of Palisades, N.Y. snared 30-pound barracuda on six-thread linen line, claimed world record at Nassau, Bahamas.

BASKETBALL

Kentucky still No. 1 in nation, had difficulty with Louisiana State zone defense, held off late surge by rivals, won 64-62. Wildcats ended week with 84-66 romp over Tennessee. Big Bob Burrow was offensive star in both games.

North Carolina discarded deliberate offense for fast break, led by 16 points at half, staved off late rally, upset favored North Carolina State 84-80 despite 32 points by State's Ron Shavlik.

North Carolina State bounced back, limited La Salle's Tom Gola to 14 points, edged Explorers 76-73 but dropped to No. 3 in AP poll.

George Washington snapped nine-game Maryland streak, battered Terrapins 75-53, outclassed Virginia Tech 95-60. Buzz Ciriello. Corky Devlin. Joe Holup set scoring pace for Colonials.

Duquesne's Si Green scored 24 points, picked up listless Dukes, brought them from behind to whip St. Bonaventure 57-50 after Andrews AFB, top service team, handed Pittsburghers 80-74 defeat, won 21st straight game in exhibition.

Penn racked up easy victories over Army 81-61, weak Yale 91-71, tied Cornell for first place in Ivy League standings.

TCU scored over Texas A&M 71-58, moved back into Southwest Conference lead despite 73-63 upset by Rice earlier in week Dick O'Neal was powerhouse for Horned Frogs, scored 37 points.

Northwestern clipped Purdue 93-88 in overtime, unexpectedly trounced Iowa 93-73, took over top spot in Big Ten. Frank Ehmann tallied 31 points, helped Wildcats subdue favored Iowa

Dayton rolled over Western Kentucky 91-73 with Bill Uhl scoring 28 points, nosed out Louisville 69-67 in overtime on John Horan's two foul shots in closing seconds.

Kansas State disregarded two earlier losses to Missouri, turned tables on Tigers 78-67. Diminutive Pachin Vicens starred for Kansas.

Utah solved tight Wyoming defense, broke loose Art Bunte and Gary Bergen in second half, outscored Wyoming 67-51. Redskins ran into trouble against Colorado A&M but won 70-69, held Skyline Conference lead.

Syracuse Nationals edged Philadelphia Warriors and Boston Celtics, lost to N.Y. Knickerbockers, moved back into first place, half-game ahead of Celtics, in hot Eastern Division race in National Basketball Association.

Ft. Wayne Pistons breezed to three victories, stayed far in front of Minneapolis Lakers, who beat last-place Milwaukee Hawks four times in five days, in Western Division.

TENNIS
USLTA, at annual meeting in New York, announced six-month retroactive suspension until March 24 of fifth-ranked Gardnar Mulloy for irregularities in conduct of City of Miami tournament last year, tentatively set Aug. 26-28 for Davis Cup challenge round, Aug. 29-Sept. 5 for nationals at Forest Hills, N.Y., confirmed No. 1 rankings of Vic Seixas and Doris Hart (SI, Dec. 27), made following changes: raised Gil Shea from No. 15 to No. 10; dropped Herb Flam to No. 11; Luis Ayala to No. 12; Jack Frost to No. 13; Straight Clark to No. 14; Bob Perry to No. 15.

TRACK AND FIELD

Wes Santee of Lawrence, Kans., top U.S. miler, unleashed powerful kick, beat Denmark's Gunnar Nielsen by eight yards in 4:10.5 race at Philadelphia. Next night, Nielsen trailed Santee for 7½ laps, roared into lead, beat off tiring Kansan with blazing finish, won by 15 yards in 4:09.5 on flat floor for new meet record at Washington.

Rod Perry, unheralded Penn State sophomore upset veteran Harrison Dillard in 50-yard hurdles, tied latter's indoor record of :06 at Philadelphia. Other winners: Gordon McKenzie of New York outran Horace Ashenfelter and Fred Wilt, for surprise two-mile victory in 8:58.8; Ron Delany of Villanova finished with rush, beat Fordham's Tom Courtney in slow 2:15.5 Borican 1,000; Charley Jenkins of Villanova came from behind to take 600 in 1:12.7; Andy Stanfield won 50-yard dash in :05.4; the Rev. Bob Richards soared 15 feet 5 inches in pole vault; Herman Wyatt cleared 6 feet 9 inches for first in high jump.

Wilt won two-mile in 9:07.8 at Washington, shared honors with Courtney, who outran Pitt's Arnold Sowell in 2:14.3, finished on top in 1,000-yard run. In other events, Joe Gaffney of Philadelphia edged Lou Jones in 600 in 1:12.7; Jack Davis of Armed Forces sped over 70-yard hurdles in :08.5; Charley Holding of Armed Forces leaped 6 feet 7‚Öù inches in high jump; Art Bragg won 100 in :09.7, took sprint series; Richards pole vaulted 15 feet 4 inches.

Wyatt's 6 foot 10 inch high jump in Boston K. of C. games, announced as new world indoor record, became just another noteworthy achievement when AAU Secretary-Treasurer Dan Ferris belatedly admitted clerical error was responsible for failure to list 6 foot 10¾ inch jump by Navy Lt. Ken Wiesner in March 1953 as official standard.

BOXING

Ralph (Tiger) Jones, middleweight trial-horse beaten in last five bouts, stalked, out-punched, even staggered leg-weary Sugar Ray Robinson, won unanimous decision over once-great fighting machine in latter's second comeback fight at Chicago

Floyd Patterson, young (20) Brooklyn light heavyweight, put on another spectacular punching display wore down Don Grant of Los Angeles with rapid combinations until referee stopped fight in fifth round at Brooklyn, N.Y.

Carmen Basilio, No. 1 welterweight contender from Canastota, N.Y. blasted clowning Peter Mueller with lethal left hooks to body and head, won bruising 10-rounder at Syracuse, N.Y.

Sandy Saddler prepared for featherweight title defense against Teddy (Red Top) Davis Feb. 25, knocked out Lulu Perez in fourth round at Boston.

Beau Jack, former Augusta, Ga. shoe-shine boy who became lightweight champion, then retired in May 1951 after breaking knee and absorbing several beatings, made first comeback start at Columbia, S.C, plodded way to 10-round decision over little-known Eddie Green.

BOWLING

Steve Nagy, 41-year-old Clevelander who barely qualified for finals in rolloff, overtook Ed Lubanski of Detroit in last round, totaled 13,392 pins and 307.17 points to take coveted men's title in National All-Star Bowling tournament at Chicago.

Sylvia Wene, young Philadelphia saleswoman, went into lead at halfway mark, piled up 6,180 pins and 142.30 points, won women's championship.

Min Weisenborn of Baltimore posted 10-game score of 1,282, became first lefthander to win U.S. Women's Classic of National Duckpin Congress at Baltimore.

GOLF

Tommy Bolt, irascible Houston golfer, mastered his temper and course, shot 274, beat out Johnny Palmer of Charlotte, N.C. by two strokes, captured San Diego Open for second time.

Mildred (Babe) Zaharias overcame weariness, made one stroke lead over Louise Suggs stand up on final round, won Tampa Open with 298. Following tournament, Mary Lena Faulk of Thomasville, Ga., low amateur with 304, announced she would become professional.

U.S. pros captured three singles, two doubles matches, defeated Canada 17-10 in Hopkins International Trophy series at La Jolla, Calif.

HORSE RACING

Great Captain, a 22-1 long shot, came from behind with great stretch drive, upset favored Poona II by two lengths in $29,250 San Marcos Handicap at Santa Anita, Arcadia, Calif.

Boston Doge, unbeaten New England colt, sprinted into lead on far turn, outran 12 promising three-year-olds, won by 3½ lengths in six-furlong $20,050 Hibiscus Stakes at Hialeah Park, Fla. Boston Doge's time for seventh straight victory was 1:10 1/5, second fastest in Hibiscus' history.

Fortunato II, six-year-old French horse, fought off Gelinotte in backstretch, came on to win $39,000 Prix d'Amerique, Europe's top trotting race, at Paris.

HOCKEY

Montreal Canadiens trounced Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Black Hawks in three games, regained two-point edge over slumping Detroit Red Wings, who dropped three of four, in National Hockey League.

N. Y. Rangers beat Detroit, split pair with Boston Bruins, remained in running for play-off berth.

BOBSLEDDING
Fritz Feierabend, veteran Swiss bobsledder who won first world title in 1939, and Harry Warbourton, his brakeman, hurtled down twisting mile-long run four times in 5:33.28, won two-man world championship at St. Moritz. U.S. No. 1 team of Dick Severino and Bill Williams finished sixth.

MILEPOSTS

HONORED—Charles F. Chapman, 73, one of founders of U.S. Power Squadrons, editor of Motor Boating, known as "czar of speedboat racing"; awarded 1955 Ole Evinrude Award and $1,000 for "lifelong contributions to recreational boating."

RETIRED—Bill Stewart, 59, fiery National League umpire, former baseball, track, football, wrestling star, hockey referee and manager (his Chicago Black Hawks won Stanley Cup in 1938); after 22 years on National League staff; because he had not been promoted to supervisor of umpires.

DIED—Archie Hahn, 74, onetime Big Ten, national AAU, Olympic sprint champion, University of Virginia track coach (1929-51); of heart ailment, at Charlottesville, Va. Hahn captured 60-, 100-, 200-meter dash titles in 1904 Olympics, repeated victory in 100 in 1906 games.

DIED—August S. Duesenberg, 75, racing car builder; of heart attack, at Camby, Ind. Duesenberg's hand-built cars won Indianapolis Speedway 500-mile races in 1924, '25, '27 (see page 16).

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

BOBSLEDDING
Stanley Benham, Lake Placid, N.Y., Adirondack Club 4-man championship, in 4:47.17 for 4 heats (new course record), Mt. Van Hoevenburg run, Lake Placid. N.Y.

BOXING

Charlie Powell, 10-round decision over Hans Friedrich, heavyweights, Los Angeles.
Earl Walls, 10-round decision over Jimmy Slade, heavyweights, Toronto.
Bobby Dykes, 10-round decision over Andy Mayfield, middleweights, Miami Beach.
Milo Savage, 10-round decision over Moses Ward, middleweights. New York.
Charles Humez, 9-round KO over Hans Stretz, middle-weights, Paris.
Kenny Davis, 10-round decision over Ralph Capone, featherweights, Butte, Mont.
Billy Kelly, 15-round decision over Sammy McCarthy, for British featherweight title, Belfast.

CURLING
UTICA Rink no. 1, over Gananoque, Ont., 10-8, Mitchell Medal, Utica C.C. bonspiel, Utica, N.Y.

FIELD TRIALS
Stanton's victory, $1,500 Continental Bird Dog championship, Quitman, Ga.

GOLF

Frank Justin, Harvard, III., over Frank Edwards & Freeman Darby, in sudden death play-off, Sea Island sr. invitational, Sea Island, Ga.

Tony Cerda, Argentina, Jamaica Open, with 264, Kingston, Jamaica.

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HORSE RACING

BLUE BUTTERFLY: $23,250 Santa Maria Handicap, 7 f., by a neck, in 1:22, Santa Anita, Arcadia, Calif. Jack West-rope up.
SWAPS: $22,900 San Vicente Stakes, 7 f., by 3½ lengths, in 1:24, Santa Anita, Arcadia, Calif. Willie Shoemaker up.
BLESSBULL: $21,700 Inaugural Handicap, 6 f., by 5 lengths, in 1:09 2/5, Hialeah Pk., Fla. Jack Skelly up.
MENOLENE: $20,400 Jasmine Stakes, 6 f., by 5 lengths, in 1:11 2/5, Hialeah Pk., Fla. Eric Guerin up.

ICE SKATING

Jay Hasbrouck, Newburgh, N.Y., sr. men's winner, Middle Atlantic championships, Newburgh, N.Y.
Joan Russell, Newburgh, N.Y., sr. women's winner, Middle Atlantic championships, Newburgh, N.Y.
Stan Fail, Paramount, Calif., sr. men's Class A title, Great Lakes meet, Milwaukee.
Pat Gibson, Madison, Wis., sr. women's title, Great Lakes meet, Milwaukee.
Ken Henry, Chicago, men's Midwest Open, with 130 pts., Detroit.
Jeanne Robinson, Detroit, women's Midwest Open, with 120 pts., Detroit.

SAILING
The Finisterre, owned by Carleton Mitchell, Annapolis, Md., Ft. Lauderdale-to-Bimini yacht race, in 12:51.3 corrected time, Bimini, B.W.I.

SKIING

Art Devlin, Lake Placid, N.Y., Connecticut State jumping championship, with 218.3 pts., Salisbury, Conn.
Johan Anderson, Harvard Univ., USEASA giant slalom, in 1:15.7, Waitsfield, Vt.
Chiharu Igaya, Dartmouth College, Victor Constant Trophy slalom race, in 1:34.2, Stowe, Vt.
Martin Strolz, Austria, Alpine combined title, with .50 pts., Stowe, Vt.
Clarence Hill, Ishpeming, Mich., Class A jumping title, Snowflake S.C. tournament, Westby, Wis.

TABLE TENNIS

Mort Finkelstein, Oklahoma City, over Charles Rankin. 21-15, 21-12, 19-21, 21-18, Louisiana men's singles, New Orleans.
Libby Skalovsky, Oklahoma City, over Marjorie Robinson, 21-19, 20-22, 18-21, 21-19, 21-19, Louisiana women's singles, New Orleans.

TENNIS

Eddie Moylan, Trenton, N.J., over Jean Noel Grinda, 6-0, 6-2, 6-1, Florida State men's singles, Orlando, Fla.
Karol Fageros, Miami, over Connie Ball, 6-2, 6-3, Florida State women's singles, Orlando, Fla.

RESULTS OF 100 LEADING COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

EAST

Andrews 84—Duquesne 70
Army 79—Lehigh 76
Army 78—PMC 70
Bates 79—Maine 60
Brandeis 83—Bowdoin 67
Brandeis 84—Worcester T.67
Canisius 79—Siena 44
Colgate 63—Cornell 57
Duquesne 57—St. Bon. 50
Geneva 101—Pitt 96
Holy Cross 84—Amer. Intl.73
Lafayette 84—Muhlenberg 70
Lafayette 69—St. Jos. 62
La Salle 85—W. Chester 50
Manhattan 73—St. Francis 69
Manhattan 82—Fairfield 67
Niagara 99—Assumption 55
Penn 91—Yale 71
Penn 81—Army 61
Penn St. 81—Lehigh 75
St. Bon. 64—Siena 60
St. Francis 99—Geneva 83
St. John's 77—Wagner 60
Temple 72—Muhlenberg 62
Tufts 77—Northeastern 72
Tufts 96—Brandeis 92
Villanova 84—Seton Hall 81
Villanova 77—Drexel 63
Villanova 72—Murray 67
Wesleyan 62—Amherst 58
Wesleyan 83—Coast Guard 63
Williams 67—Dartmouth 49
Williams 77—Mass. 57
Yale 83—Dartmouth 79

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Ariz. St. 71—N. Mex. A&M 54
Baylor 89—Texas A&M 77
Baylor 87—Rice 75
Dayton 69—Louisville 67
Ha. St. 81—Spring Hill 72
Fla. St. 91—Miss. St. 76
Geo. Wash. 75—Maryland 53
Geo. Wash. 95—VPI 60
Georgia 88—Auburn 83
Ga. Tech. 90—Miss. St. 71
Kentucky 84—Tennessee 66
Kentucky 64—LSU 62
Louisville 99—Morehead 62
Miami(Fla.) 103—Tampa 76
Mississippi 77—Vanderbilt 63
Morehead 130—Furman 117
N. Carolina 84—N. Car. St. 80
N. Car. St. 76—La Salle 73
Rice 73—TCU 63
S. Carolina 90—Clemson 87
S. Carolina 97—Citadel 72
Texas A&M 58—LSU 47
TCU 71—Texas A&M 58
Vanderbilt 83—Ga. Tech. 63
W. Virginia 101—VMI 77
Wm. & Mary 75—VPI 69
Wm. & Mary 88—VMI 68

WEST

Cincinnati 86—Miami(O.) 80
Dayton 91—W. Kentucky 73
DePaul 65—Bradley 62
Indiana 88—Michigan St. 79
Iowa 92—Illinois 80
Kansas 73—Iowa St. 72
Kansas St. 79—Iowa St. 67
Kansas St. 78—Missouri 67
Mich. St. 87—Minnesota 75
Nebraska 74—N.W.Mo. 54
N'western 93—Iowa 73
N'western 93—Purdue 88
Purdue 93—Ohio St. 82
Seattle 67—Okla. City 64
St. Louis 73—Wichita 71
Toledo 79—Ohio U. 69
Tulsa 48—Okla. City 42
Wichita 74—Seattle 71
Wisconsin 57—Butler 53

FAR WEST

Br.Young 74—Colo.A&M 68
Coll.-Pac.81—Santa Clara 79
Colorado 91—Oklahoma 82
Idaho St. 82—Colo. St. 70
Idaho St. 80—Colo. St. 65
Mont. St. 77—Colo. Coll. 62
N. Mexico 66—Denver 56
Oregon 71—Gonzaga 57
Oregon St. 56—Oregon 54
Oregon St. 56—Oregon 53
Seattle 70—Regis 54
Stanford 58—Hawaii 51
Stanford 71—Hawaii 51
Stanford 72—25th Div. 54
Utah 70—Colo. A&M 69
Utah 67—Wyoming 51
Utah St. 86—Montana 61
Wash. 69—Wash. St. 38
Wash. St. 74—Wash. 73
Wyoming 68—Brig. Young 60

BASKETBALL'S TOP TEN
(Verdict of the Associated Press writers' poll)
Team standings this week with points figured on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis (first-place votes in parentheses):

Points

1—Kentucky (67)

1,037

2—San Francisco (14)

812

3—North Carolina State (5)

771

4—Duquesne (1)

532

5—La Salle

463

6—George Washington (9)

424

7—Utah (3)

333

8—Maryland

271

9—UCLA (1)

229

10—Illinois

181

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Marquette (4) 145; 12, Missouri (1) 139; 13, Holy Cross (4) 118; 14, Alabama (1) 109; 15. Dayton (2) 99.

PROFESSIONALS

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Syracuse
W-23; L-18
Pct.: .561

Philadelphia
98-97

Boston
92-87

New York
89-98

2. Boston
W-23; L-19
Pct.:.548

Ft. Wayne
84-105

Syracuse
87-92

Phila.
90-89
94-91

Rochester
110-121

3. New York
W-21; L-20
Pct.: .512

Rochester
98-83

Phila.
99-102

Syracuse
98-89

4. Philadelphia
W-16; L-23
Pct.: .410

Syracuse
97-98

Boston
89-90
91-94

New York
102-99

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne
W-29; L-13
Pct.: .690

Boston
105-84

Milwaukee
85-83

Rochester
105-84

2. Minneapolis
W-24; L-19
Pct.: .558

Milwaukee
95-81, 97-90
100-92, 82-79

3. Rochester
W-16; L-23
Pct.: .410

New York
83-98

Boston
121-110

Ft. Wayne
84-105

4. Milwaukee
W-13; L-30
Pct.: .302

Minneapolis
81-95, 90-97
92-100, 79-82

Ft. Wayne
83-85

HOCKEY
Natl. Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-28; L-12; T-7
Pts.: 63

Toronto
6-2

Chicago
5-3, 5-3

2. Detroit
W-28; L-15; T-5
Pts.: 61

New York
0-2

Boston
2-3

Toronto
1-3, 4-0

3. Toronto
W-20; L-14; T-14
Pts.: 54

Chicago
3-3

Montreal
2-6

Detroit
3-1, 0-4

4. Boston
W-15; L-18; T-12
Pts.: 42

Detroit
3-2

New York
3-1, 0-2

5. New York
W-12; L-24; T-12
Pts.: 36

Detroit
2-0

Boston
1-3, 2-0

6. Chicago
W-8; L-28; T-10
Pts.: 26

Toronto
3-3

Montrea
3-5, 3-5

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)