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Monday, January 7, 1952
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
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di tu uiiBu Colorado managed to tie at 38 and Colorado crew. It was a team
Sports Staff Writer HO all; -cut the Cornhuskers, victory with all hands coming
The University, of Nebraska- ungry Ior inat vlcrorv taste, re-through with the chips down.
cornnuskers opened up their Big
oeven comerence activity with a
63-61 squeeze past the Colorado
Buffalos Saturday night at the
A successful stall in the last
three minutes provided the
scrappy Huskers with the win.
The victory, a fine team effort,
snapped a seven-came Nebraska
Jim Buchanan led the Husker
scoring with 15 points but he had
able assistance from Paul Fred
strom, who racked up 12 while
playing his best game at home.
Also deserving special laurels
were Charley Ott who dropped
in 10 tallies, and the always mov
ing Fred St ger who added 11.
frank Gompert paced the Buff
scorers with 14 markers, while
John Amaya chalked up 12. Am
aya also turned in an excellent
floor game before fouling out in
the closing minutes.
Buchanan opened the scoring:
with a free toss bnt Bruce Con
way, and Omaha Creig-hton Prep
trad, pnt Colorado ahead see- j
ouAh later with a drive In. Fred
strom hit for NXJ before- Ken
Koop notched a one pointer and
Art Bnnte hooked in a fielder
for Colorado. Buchanan tied it
at six all with a gratis toss and
a slick one banded jump shot
Amaya put the Rocky Mountain
boys out front with a basket and
Gompert drove through for his
first bucket of the evening.- Fred
strom cashed a free toss and then
dropped in a two pointer for the
Huskers. Gompert sandwiched in
a basket between a pair of suc
cessful Buchanan specialties and
the score stood 13-12 Nebraska.
A tip In by Seger and an
other Fredstrom archer shot the
Huskers into their bigrrest lead
of the opening quarter. Free
throws by Bob Stewart, Gom
pert and Bob Lawson moved the
Buff total to 15. For Nebraska
Serer collected three points and
Fredstrom scored on a follow in
at the quarter ended.
Buchanan, Fredstrom and Seger
combined for all the 24 points
chalked up by the Huskers'in the
Colorado outscored the Huskers
in the second quarter as they
racked up 14 points to the young
Nebraska crew's eight. Tom Har
rold, Gompert, Amaya, Ken
Munns and Stewart tallied for the
With 5:48 remaining: in the
second quarter the Huskers held 1
a 32 to 20 advantage. Then a
deep freeze hit the Nebraska :
scoring: machine and Harry 1
Good's boys were hanrhif on
with a 32-29 margin as the
Baskets by Fredstrom, Seger
and Ott and r pair of gift tosses
by Seger prevented a complete
The second half was a ding
dong affair reminiscent of Big!
Seven action a couple years back.
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In Fairbury ueteat
By MARSHALL KUSHNES
Assistant Sports Editor
The advent of the New Year could not dim the resounding
shouts of protests leveled against the current avalanche of action
taken against the over-emphasis of college footbalL
Granted, football might be getting a little out of hand. But
let us not completely sacrifice the many beneficial attributes of
the sport that many or the de-emphasirers are entirely over
looking. The Big Seven officials got together and decided that they could
help in this, what is practically, "junking" of the gridiron sport by
placing a damper on conference teams to compete in any form of
post season activity. i
For football teams, this means no more bowl classics; For
baseball teams, there will be no more NCAA tournaments; and
basketball teams belonging to this conference won't be playing
in Madison Square Garden for the National invitational tourna
ment and the NCAA.
All Kansas State Coach Jack Gardner could offer was a bar
rage of adjectives describing his disgust with the action that would
not allow his Wildcat cagers to journey to New York to play in
the big tournaments if they could go.
Action, not words, is the battle-cry at Oklahoma where re
cent reports have it that the Sooners are mighty provoked about
the ruling that stands between them and playing In a New Year's
day bowl classic
Personally, the Sooners are not so unjust; at least not as bad
as the men who are tearing down the sport with uncompromising
rulings. How can anyone blame the Oklahomans or the Kansas
Application of some rational thought seems to be the answer
to the complex football puzzle. If the men who have the power to
apply it would use it, the solution might be close at hand.
COMPROMISE is the word that ad"ocaters of both schools of
thought must practice.
Instead of doing away with post season competition entirely,
the legislatures governing the sportsland should not abolish bowls
because they are too numerous. Let them abolish the "Salad Bowl,"
the "mist Bowl" and these little bowls that are constantly running
in the red.
Let conference officials retract their radical bowl ruling for
the good of the conference. No other major conference has taken
upon them to stick their necks out as far as the Big Seven. If
other conferences find that it isn't such a satisfactory set-up,
which they undoubtedly will, then the Big Seven will find them
selves out In the cold year after year, tournament after tourna
ment and bowl after 'bowL
Georgia Tech tackle, Lamar Wheat says, "I think it's a fine
honor to play in a bowl and a reward for a team that's done a
By KON GIBSON
Spam Soft WriUr
Don Muenster scored
ithe gam? with another field goal.
'making the score 12-12 with 2:34
13 left in the opening period. -
points and was the guiding light
in the Nebraska "B" Team's 56-48
win over Fairbury Junior College1
at the University Coliseum Sat
urday night j
The former Omaha Benson star.
used his superior height and re-!
bounding skill to make things!
tough on the visitors all evening. I
Other standouts tor the Husk
ers were Pat Mallette and Sam
Colton, who tallied eight points
apiece for the winners. Chuck
Jensen aided the home team's
cause with seven points and a
beads-up floor game.
For the visiting
Bombers, it was Jim
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Hurts Wrestling Team
Sophomore eager scored 11 points against
fused to crack. Joe Good's bucket
and free throw plus Ott's follow
shot boosted the Huskers into a
lead they never relinquished.
Stan Matzke highlighted play
in the early third period milling.
His five points and some heads
up floor play kept the visitors
at bay. Bnnte and Gompert
sparked the Colorado rally that
enabled the Buffs to hang dan
gerously close. Seger's charity
toss and Ott's basket closed the
third period scoring. Nebraska
led 48 to 4L
The final stanza was nip and
tuck with the Huskers finally
resorting to their stalling tactics
the final three minutes. In the
rough going the Huskers passed
up many free throw attempts in
order to keep the ball.
The young Huskers showed
plenty of moxie in getting by the
Lawson. t .............. 0
Gompert, t .............. 5"
Bunle, c ............... Z
Conway, S ............. 1
Amaya. f ....... h
Man-old, t 1
Muwnt, ( .............. 0
Koop, I ......... 1
Branby, ............. 4
KanKloes, C ............ v
Stewart s ............... 1
1 . 1
21 19-35 30
Maufce, t 3
FretMrtrom, I ............ S
Johnson. c .............. 0
Segrr, t ...........
Snyder, t ...........
FtMEler, c . . ........
Totals 24 l.r-29 26 63
Haitume score: Nebraska 32, Colorado 29.
Lovellette Betters Scoring
Pace Of Past TWO Years Cage Standings
All men wishing to go out
for spring football practice are
urged to contact coach Bill
Glassford before Feb. 20.
This does not pertain only to
those members of the fall
squad, Glassford announced.
Scoring points as easily as he
would pluck grapes off a six-foot
trellis, Clyde Lovellette has ex
ploded the swiftest start of his
He already has established
basketball player," is Coach Phoe
Allen's explanation. "He has
worked hard on his shots. He now
hooks with either hand, drives
and can jump-shoot He has per
fected his shots. He always has
lew school scoring mark of 42!" x ihm. rm present
points which he gathered in the average is not surprising in view
first of a two-game set with of his improvement"
Southern Methodist at Dallas. He Lovellette s early flurry this
dasn't been restricted below 24 year bas Pushed him 1 -Ppint$ per
points to date, collecting 167 m me past wie exieung l-aa ma
Friend and foe alike said no
player could be that good after
hanging up sophomore and junior
averages of 21.8 and 22.8, respec
tively. No basketball player is
supposed to top figures like these.
j or college career scoring record
of 21.6 which Stuz Modzelew6ki
completed for Rhode Island State's
rampaging Rams back in 1942. The
latter nailed 1730 points over four
seasons of play. Clyde's mark in
55 stars is 22.9, and he has ac
cumulated much of it in a con-
Big Seven great of the pastferellce long anding in de-
had scored at a pace within four
points of Clyde's lowest average.
Yet the Fabulous Frenchman is
traveling at a pace 5.5 points per
game faster than bis two-year
mean of 22.3. His shot percentage
from the field has ballooned to
.52. It was an already torrid .44
last year and a glistening .41, as
n sophomore. Here is his Decem
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MU ... 36
TotttU J24-U5 .62 61-33 Itt 167 27.11
How does the big boy account
for his eclipsing of figures which
already had re-written every rec
ord on Big Seven books?
"We have a better team," Clyde
xrAm simply. "We're smoother
and play better together. All of
us are moving tne oau wetxer uu
therefore we're getting the shots."
Phog Allen's troupe if scoring
11.8 points more per game than
did last year conference run-ners-up.
Through their first six
starts they boasted an average
of til against 55.4 for the 24
me haul last winter. Further
more the club's shot percentage is
up two percent over last year's
mean of .86. !
"Clyde has simply matured as a
to ibe NEW
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fense and ball-control.
About the only other standards
left to break are his own. His 42-
point cannonade against SMU
wiped out the 29-digit perform
ance he unwound against Missouri
here in 1950. Every time he scores
a point he lifts the ceiling on
KU's career scoring record, which
until late last year was held by
Charlie Black at 1082.
Big Seven Scores
Oklahoma CI ..... Colorado 52
Iowa State 57 ...... Missouri 55
Nebraska 63 .Colorado 1
Kansas 71 ...... .Oklahoma 48
Team W L T Pet.
Iowa fctate 1 0
Oklahoma 1 1
Missouri v 1
Colorado ...... t Z v
Kansas Etate . . . 0
Arbor Day was originated by
the Nebraska state board cf agri
Four returning lettermen and
freshmen will make up the Univ
ersity of Nebaska wrestling team
this season. Coach Al Partin said.
The graduation of key perform
ers leaves the Huskers weak in
the 147,177 and heavyweight
The returning letter winners
are Perry Leitel, 137; Kenny
Fisher. 157: Dave Mackie, 167;
and Don Rahn, 167.
Newcomers include Jim Ferris,
Omaha, 123; Darrel Adamson,
Cherokee, la 130; Don Scanlon,
Lincoln. 137. The heavier divis
ions will be filled -by Lawrence
GolL 177 and Ed Husman, heavyweight
Husman was a regular tackle
and guard on the Cornhusker
Heaviest blow to the Huskers
was the loss by graduation of
Herb Reese, leading scorer in the
conference a year ago in the
heavyweight division. Herb was
unbeaten, winning 11 matches,
five by falls and six decisions.
The majority of meets will be
held in February. Coach Partin
announced this schedule:
Jan. 28 Mankato (Minn.) State
Teachers College in Lincoln.
Feb. 2 Colorado State (Gree
ley) in Lincoln.
Feb. 6 Wisconsin in Lincoln.
Feb. fl Cornell (la.) College in
Feb. 15 Colorado in Lincoln, j
Feb. 19 Oklahoma at Norman.
Feb. 20 Oklahoma A&M at
Feb. 23 Kansas State at Man
hattan. Feb. 29 Iowa State at Ames.
March 7-8 Big Seven Cham
pionships at Ames.
Denver University to be sched
Jerry Grancer carrying the scor
ing load. Lowe scored 16 points;
and Grancer dropped 13 points
through the nets
But the Bombers had little
scoring punch behind Lowe and
Grancer, a faet which proved!
costly when Grancer picked up
four fouls and was taken out of
The visiting Bombers made
then free shots count, bitting
14 out of 22 attempts from the
charity line. Coach Tony
Sharpe's charges bit 8 out of 15
free throw attempts.
Fairbury jumped to an early
leady in the contest on two bas
kets and a free throw by Jim
Lowe plus a two-point effort by
Jerry Grancer. With eight min
utes remaixiing in the opening
canto the score was Fairbury 7,
Sam Colton started Huskers
on the scoring trail with a pair
of buckets, one a tip-in of a
missed free throw and the other
a one-hinder from the right
side. Lee Dobler tipped one In
and Don Muenster made good
on an underbasket effort to
knot the count at 8-8 with 3:15
gone in the first quarter.
A long shot from back of the
Durwood Hoeffer then got
into the thick of things with a
pair of fielders, which, added to
Grancer's beautiful layup, gave
the visitors an 18-15 first quar
ter lead. The remaining Ne
braska points in the first frame
were scored by Nuenster on a
free shot and Colton on a field
.In the secoond quarter Chuck
Jensen and Gary Renzelman com
bined to pace the Nubbins in scor
ing and put their mates out in
front at the half, 33-30. Jensen
scored seven points on a pair of
Fairbury (buckets and a perfect three-far-Lowe
and three from the free throw.
DoWerf 3 0-4
Jensen f 2 3-S
Kremke f 1 1-1
keyhole by Pat Mallette put the I H
xiusKers into tne lead until uran- Hwwcom o o-o
cer tied it up for Fairbury wathifS'SteSV 1 U
a two-pointer to make the score Carta o o-a
10-10. Mallette shoved the Nub-
The Huskers began creeping
up on Coach Red Gro vert's
Bombers after Grancer had
shoved thtm into a 20-15 lead
with a layup two-printer. TOtB
4.08 gone on the second period
Don Muenster flipped two
points through the nets to give
the home five a 24-23 lead. "
In the third quarter the Husk
ers used a team effort to put space
between themselves and ' the
scrappy Bombers. Pat Mallette,
Murry Backhaus and Don Muens
ter each scored four points, and
Renzelman and Jensen each had
two. For the invaders it was
Grancer showing the way with
four, and Lowe and Hoeffer fol
lowing three apiece. The score at
the end of the third quarter was
Nebraska 49, Fairbury 43. -,
In a fourth quarter which was
shortened by time limitations, the
Sharpemen were able to tally
only five points, all on free shots,
Fairbury got seven, but that was
not enough, as the Nubbins took
a 56-48 victory.
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