A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

March 07, 1955

RECORD BREAKERS

Jack Wardrop of Michigan set world record for 220-yard free-style, covered distance in 2:03.9 in dual meet at Ann Arbor.

Gilbert Bozon, French Olympic swimmer, swam 100-meter backstroke in 1:02.1 for world mark, 25-meter course, at Troyes, France.

Dick Hemric of Wake Forest scored 29 points against Clemson, broke major college career scoring record with 2,539 points, at Clemson, S.C.

Robert Derrick of Oklahoma cracked U.S. indoor mark for 60-yard low hurdles, in 0:06.7, not once but twice, in Big Seven meet at Kansas City.

Kerry Donovan, Hendrik Gideonse, Rex Aubrey and Dave Armstrong of Yale cracked intercollegiate 400-yard freestyle relay record, clocked 3:20.5 in dual meet at New Haven, Conn.

Wanda Werner, of Bethesda, Md., set U.S. women's long course mark of 2:29.5 for 220-yard free-style; Coralie O'Connor of Lafayette, Ind., set U.S. women's long course mark of 1:17.1 for 110-yard backstroke; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

BASKETBALL

Marquette, ranked No. 4 in AP poll, outgunned Notre Dame 84-74 on Bob Walczak's 27 points, beat Valparaiso 81-68 for 22nd straight win, longest in nation.

Minnesota slipped by Wisconsin 71-69 when Chuck Mencel scored with four seconds left, but Iowa tied Gophers for Big 10 lead, beat Illinois 89-70, Michigan 96-84.

Duquesne downed Cincinnati 68-60, but dropped to No. 8 spot when Dayton conquered Dukes for second time this season, 67-58.

Princeton made 11th-hour bid for Ivy League title, trounced Yale 92-54, edged Cornell 65-62 as Columbia upset league-leading Penn 90-82.

La Salle ended season with 64-49 triumph over Fordham, 59-57 squeaker over Temple, was named to NCAA tourney. Explorers, who won NCAA title last year, now move into sixth straight national postseason tournament.

North Carolina State clinched No. 1 position in Atlantic Coast Conference by whipping North Carolina 79-75, wound up regular season with 25-4 mark by beating George Washington 68-59.

Kentucky, paced by Bob Burrow's 31 points, overwhelmed Vanderbilt 77-59, walloped Auburn 93-59, remained tied with Alabama for Southeastern Conference lead.

Southern Methodist moved into tie with Texas Christian for Southwest Conferenca lead by beating Arkansas 83-69, Rice 86-32. Baylor upset TCU 79-68 on great shotmaking of Jerry Mallett.

Tulsa's Bob Patterson looped in 28 points for 69-59 win over Houston, fired in 39 for 76-62 victory over St. Louis, put Golden Hurricane half-game out in front in Missouri Valley race.

Colorado stretched Big 7 lead to full game by beating Kansas 80-69, edging Kansas State 63-60.

Utah whipped Wyoming 75-57, downed defending champion Colorado A&M 66-51 to take first Skyline Conference title, nailed down NCAA spot.

UCLA swept pair from USC 66-65 and 75-55, got set to meet Oregon State in best-of-three for NCAA tourney spot.

San Francisco, nation's No. 1 ranked team, racked up 19th straight by trouncing San Jose State 64-40.

Seattle, Memphis State, Williams, Miami (Ohio) landed NCAA tourney berths. Connecticut, Lafayette picked for NIT.

Boston Celtics passed lagging N.Y. Knickerbockers, beat Milwaukee 62-57, held half game grip on second place in Eastern Division of NBA.

Minneapolis Lakers whipped Rochester 93-84, clinched second in Western Division.

BOXING

Sandy Saddler, elbowing 28-year-old featherweight champion, made first defense in three and a half years, bulled way into early lead, then coasted to lopsided win over back-pedaling Teddy (Red Top) Davis in bout marred by roughhouse tactics at New York's Madison Square Garden. Afterward Saddler said he would like to challenge Jimmy Carter for lightweight title. Gasped Davis, pressing ice bag to swollen face: "He never hurt me."

Hector Constance, 24-year-old Trinidadian, used hard right uppercuts, pistonlike left to snare hard-fought upset 10-round decision over Kid Gavilan, ex-welterweight king, at Miami Beach.

Rocky Marciano, unbeaten heavyweight champion, signed against England's pudgy Don Cockell, will put title on line at San Francisco sometime during week of May 16-20. Bobby Gleason, manager of Nino Val-des, No. 1 contender, said he was "disgusted," filed protest with National Boxing Association.

TENNIS

Tony Trabert of Cincinnati dropped 24-game opening set but bounced back to beat Ham Richardson of Baton Rouge 11-13, 7-5, 9-7, 6-3, for national indoor tennis title at New York. Trabert then teamed up with Vic Seixas of Philadelphia to whip Richardson and Billy Talbert for doubles title in all-Davis Cuppers match. Philip Hanna defeated Herman Newfield, fellow New Yorker, 6-0, 6-1, for senior championship. Eddie Jacobs and C. A. Smith of Baltimore took senior doubles from Hanna and Arthur Pershon, 10-8, 6-3.

Jaroslav Drobny of Egypt defeated Budge Patty of Los Angeles 5-7, 6-2, 13-11, 6-2 to win international tournament at San Remo, Italy. Earlier in week, Patty and Drobny toiled four hours, battled for 100 games, called it tie after reaching exhaustion in final of indoor tourney at Lyon, France.

TRACK AND FIELD

Terril Burton of Miami of Ohio skimmed over 70-yard low hurdles in 0:07.8, tied U.S. indoor mark; Abe Butler of Baldwin-Wallace equaled U.S. indoor 60-yard dash record of 0:06.1; Fred Wilt of New York A.C. captured two-mile run in 9:08.2; at University of Chicago invitation meet.

Manhattan piled up 27 points, out-scored 42 other colleges, won IC4A team title at New York's Madison Square Garden. Bob Milner, Les Vielbig, Steve Armstrong, Don Shupe of Syracuse broke oldest IC4A mark by reeling off 7:40.9 clocking in trial heat of two-mile relay, returned to board to win event in 7:49.1. Other winners: Arnie Sowell, Pitt, 1,000-yard run, 2:14.7; Alex Breckenridge, Villanova, mile, 4:19.9; Charley Jenkins, Villanova, 600-yard run, 1:11.2; Johnny Haines, Penn, 60-yard dash, 0:06.3; Charley Pratt, Manhattan, 60-yard high hurdles, 0:07.4; Don Bragg, Villanova, Dave Seed, California, pole vault tie, 14 feet, 3 inches.

HORSE RACING

Belair Stud's Nashua, 7-10 favorite to win $141,800 Flamingo Stakes at Hialeah Park, Fla., Jockey Eddie Arcaro up, fought off Saratoga's stretch bid, finished 114 lengths in front in mile-and-eighth race.

Poona II, Irish-bred choice in $140,300 Santa Anita Handicap, got superb ride from Jockey Willie Shoemaker in mile-and-quarter race, won by 2½ lengths, at Arcadia, Calif.

GOLF

Mike Souchak of Durham, N.C. fired last round seven-under-par 65 for 15-under par total of 273, won top money in $30,000 open at Houston. Jerry Barber of Los Angeles was runner-up with 275.

Betty Jameson of San Antonio mixed spectacular chip shots, steady putts, shot 285 for 72 holes, won women's open at Sarasota, Fla. Exulted Betty: "Isn't this thrilling?"

BOBSLEDDING
U.S. Olympic Bobsled Committee selected 15-man squad for 1956 Olympics, including Arthur Tyler, Edgar Seymour of Rochester, N.Y., Waightman Washbond of Keene Valley, N.Y. Notable pick was Stan Ben-ham of Lake Placid, N.Y., despite ban by International Bobsled Federation for walkout on four-man world championships last year in Italy. Federation said it would bar U.S. from games if Benham selection holds.

SKIING
Rudy Maki, 19-year-old jumper from Ishpeming, Mich., soared 300 feet for longest jump ever made east of Rockies, also jumped 295, 268, 272, 275 feet, was selected with five others for U.S. Olympic team after try-outs at Iron Mountain, Mich.

HOCKEY

Montreal Canadiens struck for three goals in 31 seconds, crushed N.Y. Rangers 7-1, led Detroit Red Wings by two points in National Hockey League.

Toronto Maple Leafs beat Rangers 3-1, tied Montreal and Detroit, moved six points ahead of fourth-place Boston.

SQUASH RACQUETS
England defeated U.S. 4-1 for Wolfe-Noel Cup in women's squash racquets matches at Philadelphia. Earlier, Janet Morgan of London beat Mrs. Robert White of Rochester, N.Y., 17-16, 15-9, 15-12 for U.S. women's squash racquets championship.

RACQUETS
William Wood Prince and Geoffrey W. T. Atkins of Chicago retained national amateur doubles racquets title by edging Stanley W. Pearson of Philadelphia and younger brother Charles (Babe) Pearson of New York, 15-12, 9-15, 5-15, 15-5, 15-12, at Detroit.

AUTO RACING
Banjo Mathews of Miami was declared winner of 125-mile NASCAR race for modified stock cars when four cars piled up at 76-mile mark (see page 42). Al Briggs, 30, of Lake Worth, Fla., died from burns.

FOOTBALL
Washington Redskins buried hatchet with Calgary Stampeders by signing "no raiding" agreement. Pact marks first armistice between National Football and Canadian pro league teams.

BOWLING
Dorothy Aldred and Helen Shablis. Detroit housewives, put on show for home-town folks, won National women's doubles bowling championship with 6,053 pin total.

MILEPOSTS

HONORED—Asa Bushnell, secretary of U.S. Olympic Association, commissioner of Eastern College Athletic Conference; received Sportsmanship Brotherhood Award for 1954 for personifying "all that is good, clean and courageous in sport," at New York.

HONORED—James (Junie) McMahon, bowler; elected to Bowling's Hall of Fame at Watertown, Wis. McMahon twice broke ABC's 10-year average record, won singles and all-events title in 1947 ABC tourney, won 1949 and 1951 national match titles.

RETIRED—Maureen (Little Mo) Connolly, 20, world's tennis queen; after 10 years of competition (see page 22).

RETIRED—Elwin (Preacher) Roe, major league pitcher, after 12 seasons. Lefthander, who won 22, lost three with Brooklyn in 1951, was traded to Baltimore last December.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

BOXING

Carmelo Costa, 10-round decision over Bobby Bell featherweights. Brooklyn, N.Y.
Maurice Harper, 10-round decision over Italo Scortichini, middleweights, San Francisco.
Joey Lopes, 3-round TKO over Percy Bassett, light-weights, Sacramento, Calif.
Ernie (Red) Martinez, 10-round decision over Henry (Pappy) Gault, featherweights, Denver.
Rafael Merentino, 8-round TKO over Rinzi Nocero, middleweights, New York.

CURLING
Chicago Rink, Harold Buist skip, over Ottawa, 13-8, Howard Stockton Memorial Bonspiel. Brookline, Mass.

DOG SHOWS
Ch. Bang away of Sirrah Crest (boxer), best-in-show, Boston.

FIELD TRIALS
Perry's Field Marshal, Natl. Shooting Dog Championship. Union Springs, Ala

HARNESS RACING
Assisi, Grand Prix ot Europe trot, 2,500 meters, in 3:23, Milan, Italy.

[originallink:10459691:42575]

HORSE RACING

ST. VINCENT: $29,400 Washington's Birthday Handicap, 1½ m. on turf, by 3½ lengths, in 2:25 2/5 (U.S. record), Arcadia, Calif. Johnny Longden up.
WISE MARGIN: $19,000 Letellier Memorial, 1‚⅛ m., by half length, in 1:51 1-5, New Orleans. Keith Stuart up.

(Hialeah Juvenile Stakes, Miami)

WELL MARKED: $18,912.50 first division, 3 f., by half-length, in 0:33 1-5. Ralph Root up.
Queen Margie, $19,362.50 second division, 3 f., by length, in 0:32 4-5. Jim Nichols up.

ICE SKATING

(Natl. Indoor Speed Skating Championships. Lake Placid, N.Y.)

Bill Disney, Pasadera, Calif., JAY HASBROUCK, New-burgh, N.Y, senior men's, 100 pts.
Kenneth Lebel, Lake Placid, intermediate boys, 110 pts.
Don Prather, Urbana, Ill., junior boys, 90 pts.
Barbara De Schepper, Detroit, senior women, 120 pts.
Jeanne Ashworth, Wilmington, Mass., intermediate girls, 80 pts.
Mary Lou Brombach, Pittsfield, Mass., junior girls, 90 pts.
Kathleen Mulholland, Flushing Meadow, N.Y., juvenile girls, 60 pts.

ICE YACHTING
Ruth, piloted by Russell Hagerman, Eastern I.Y.A. championship regatta. Lake Hopatcong, N.J.

POLO
Huntington, over New York trio, 12-11. George Sherman Memorial tournament, New York.

RACQUETS
Geoffrey Atkins, Chicago, over Clarence Pell Jr., 15-9, 15-12, 15-6, Gold Racquets, Tuxedo Park, N.Y.

SKIING

Einar Sissiner, Mil, U.S. Eastern Amateur Ski Assoc. jumping championship, with 213.3 pts., Rumford, Me.
Arthur Tokle, Fox River Grove, Ill., Masters invitation jump, with leaps of 222, 202, 189 feet, Lake Placid, N.Y.

(Canadian Championship, Mont Tremblant, Quebec)

Ralph Miller, U.S. Army, downhill championship, in total time of 3:41.8 for two runs.
Art Tommy, Ottawa, slalom championship, in total time of 2:17.6 for Iwo runs

(USEASA jr. giant slalom championships, Pine Hill, N.Y.)

Katherine Cox, Snow Ridge, N.Y., in 1:17.7.
Marvin Moriarty, Mount Mansfield, Vt., in 1:09.8.

TENNIS.
Tony Trabert, Cincinnati, over Vic Seixas, 4-6,9-7,6-1, Pittsburgh G. C. indoor invitation, Pittsburgh.

(Masters Tournament. Jacksonville, Fla.)

Doris Hart, Coral Gables, Fla., over Shirley Fry, 3-6, 8-6, 8-6, 8-6, women's singles.
Art Larsen, San Leandro, Calif., over Herb Flam, 7-5, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, men's singles.

RESULTS OF 100 LEADING COLLEGE BASKETBALL GAMES

EAST

Canisius 74—St. Bonav. 62
Columbia 90—Penn 82
Connecticut 93—Mass. 75
Fordham 67—NYU 56
Holy Cross 84—Spring. 71
Holy Cross 60—Conn. 58
Lafayette 49—Lehigh 48
Lafayette 94—G'ttysburg 74
La Salle 64—Fordham 49
La Salle 59—Temple 57
Manhattan 98—Bklyn. C. 77
Niagara 83—John Carroll 72
Penn 87—Syracuse 86
Penn St. 77—Pitt 71
Princeton 92—Yale 54
Princeton 65—Cornell 62
St. Johns(N.Y.)83—CCNY 41
St. Fr. (Pa.)111—Bal.-W. 92
Syracuse 97—Colgate 95
Villanova 54—M'enberg 51
Villanova 73—Lemoyne 44
Williams 75—Wesleyan 49
Yale 79—Harvard 75

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Alabama 71—LSU 51
Alabama 88—Tenn. 81
Arkansas 73—Tex. A&M 63
Baylor 79—TCU 68
Baylor 89—Texas 61
Duke 106—Virginia 92
Duke 96—N.Carolina 74
Furman 124—Clemson 87
Geo. Washington 119—Wm. & Mary 76
Georgia 67—Ga. Tech. 66
Ga. Tech. 83—Tenn. 77
Kentucky 77—Vand. 59
Kentucky 93—Auburn 59
Louisville 92—Xavier 52
Maryland 57—G'town 49
Miss. 86—Tulane 80
Navy 67—Army 45
N. Car. St. 79—N. Car. 75
N. Car. St. 68—Geo. W. 59
Richmond 79—Furman 73
SMU 83—Arkansas 69
SMU 86—Rice 82
Texas 74—Tex. A&M 64
Tulane 90—Auburn 79
Utah St. 79—New Mex. 68
Vanderbilt 100—Fla. 72
Wake Forest 75—Md. 71
Wake Forest 84—S. Car. 75
Wake For. 100—Clemson 79
West Va. 94—Rutgers 71
Wm. & Mary 93—Rich. 78

WEST

Colorado 63—Kan. St. 60
Dayton 98—Toledo 63
Dayton 67—Duquesne 58
De Paul 81—Notre Dame 77
Duquesne 68—Cin. 60
Ilinois 85—Ohio St. 77
Indiana 75—Purdue 62
Iowa 89—Illinois 70
Iowa 96—Michigan 84
lowa St. 82—Nebr. 75
Marquette 84—N. Dame 74
Mich. St. 71—N'western 69
Minnesota 71—Wis. 69
Missouri 91—Okla. 78
Northwestern 80—Wis. 72
Notre Dame 76—Kan. St. 74
Ohio St. 72—Mich. 68
Okla. 78—Nebr. 76
Okla. A&M 63—Kansas 49
Purdue 92—Indiana 67
St. Louis 82—Bradley 74
Tulsa 69—Houston 59
Tulsa 76—St. Louis 62
Wichita 41—Okla. A&M 39
Wichita 83—Detroit 77

FAR WEST

Brig. Y. 94—Col. A&M 65
Brig. Y. 75—Wyoming 62
Coll. Pac. 63—St. Marys 62
Colorado 80—Kansas 69
Denver 77—Utah St. 63
Idaho 77—Wash. St. 59
Idaho 80—Wash. 79
Montana 67—Mont. St. 60
Montana 80—Mont. St. 56
Oregon St. 53—Oregon 44
Oregon St. 68—Oregon 58
San F. 64—San Jose St. 40
Seattle 90—Gonzaga 77
Seattle 76—Gonzaga 65
Stanford 90—Cal. 84
Stanford 77—Cal. 68
UCLA 66—USC 65
UCLA 75—USC 55
Utah 75—Wyoming 57
Utah 66—Col. A&M 51
Washington 84—Idaho 76

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—San Francisco (43)

888

2—Kentucky (15)

723

3—La Salle (9)

640

4—Marquette (8)

460

5—North Carolina State (1)

425

6—Minnesota (1)

369

7—Utah (4)

359

8—Duquesne

348

9—UCLA (5)

297

10—Dayton (6)

262

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Alabama (4) 153; 12, Iowa (3) 120; 13, George Washington 115; 14, Oregon State (2) 77; 15, Tulsa (1) 68.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-36; L-15; T-9
Pts.: 81

Toronto
1-1

Boston
4-1

New York
7-1

2. Detroit
W-34; L-17; T-11
Pts.: 79

Boston
2-2

Toronto
1-1

Chicago
3-2

3. Toronto
W-23; L-19; T-20
Pts.: 66

New York
3-1

Montreal
1-1

Detroit
1-1

4. Boston
W-20; L-21; T-20
Pts.: 60

Detroit
2-2

Chicago
3-3

Montreal
1-4

5. New York
W-14; L-31; T-17
Pts.: 45

Toronto
1-3

Chicago
2-2

Montreal
1-7

6. Chicago
W-11; L-35; T-15
Pts.: 37

Boston
3-3

New York
2-2

Detroit
2-3

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-36; L-15; T-9
Pts.: 81

Toronto
1-1

Boston
4-1

New York
7-1

2. Detroit
W-34; L-17; T-11
Pts.: 79

Boston
2-2

Toronto
1-1

Chicago
3-2

3. Toronto
W-23; L-19; T-20
Pts.: 66

New York
3-1

Montreal
1-1

Detroit
1-1

4. Boston
W-20; L-21; T-20
Pts.: 60

Detroit
2-2

Chicago
3-3

Montreal
1-4

5. New York
W-14; L-31; T-17
Pts.: 45

Toronto
1-3

Chicago
2-2

Montreal
1-7

6. Chicago
W-11; L-35; T-15
Pts.: 37

Boston
3-3

New York
2-2

Detroit
2-3

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)