The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, December 13, 1957, Page Page 3, Image 3

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    Friday, December 13, 1957
Cornhushers Face Purdue
In Third Home Game
Sports Editor
Basketball returns to the Colise
um Saturday night when Jerry
Bush's Cornhuslcws entertain the
Purdue Boilermakers of the Big
Ten Conference.
The Boilermakers have won two
and lost one thus far this season.
They beat Miami of Ohio and Mis
souri and were outscored by Kan
sas State last Monda. night.
The Huskers return from their
first road trip of the season which
saw them lose to Michigan and
Notre Dame.
Tall Lineup
Bush, striving for height, may
Start the same five that opened
against the Fighting Irish. Bob
Mayo (6-7), and Willie Fitzpatrck
(6-4) will be at the forwards, Al
Graves (6-9) will jump at center,
and Capt. Gary Reimers (5-10) and
Herschell Turner (6-2) will be at
the guards.
Key man in the Purdue lineup
is Bill Greve (6-5), who led the
team in scoring last season with
S03 points. Greve scored 14 points
against Kansas State Monday
His running mate at forward will
be Bob Fehrman who scored 111
points last season and is tabbed
as the defensive mainstay of the
Wilson Eison (6-6) gets the call
at center, while Harvey Austin (6
1) and Willie Merriweather (6-4)
should open at guards.
Eison is a fine rebounder. Aus
tin is an outstanding dribbler and
Faurot Still
Missouri Athletic Director Don
Faurot was still faced with the
task Friday of naming a new Tiger
football coach.
Latest names to pop up in the
running are those of Jerry Clai
borne and Dan Devine.
Claiborne is the newly named as
sistant to Bear Bryant at Alabama.
Devine is the head football coach
at Arizona State College at Tempe.
Devine's team finished the recent
football season with a 10-0 record.
Strictly Sportstalk . . .
We were very happy to learn of
the pledging of Bill Marten and
Art Weaver to Phi Beta Kappa.
It has always been a pet peeve of
ours to see the athlete stereotyped
as a big ox who
was nothing
but a dummy.
This isn't gen
erally true.
The athlete has
to have a lot
more on the
ball than the
average stu
dent if he ex
pects to get
through school.
The average
day in an ath
letes life is a
Cnurti-sy Sunda
.Journal and Star
very busy
strenuous practice
Anyone who thinks they have it
DU Captures
l-M Horse
Shoe Tourney
The final results of the 1957 Fall
Horse Shoes Tournament are in
with Delta Upsilon sweeping the
entire tourney with the exception
of the Selleck champion which
went to Gus I.
The individual championship for
the contest went to Ken Wehrman
of Delta Upsilon. Ken also teamed
up with Dennis Elder of the DU
house to capture the Doubles
championship for the DU's.
.In the final team standing the
off-campus men finally totaled 12B
points to run away with the crown
from the nearest competitor, the
Phi Delts, who captured second
with 78 tallies.
Sigma Chi finished a close third
to the Phi Delts with 73 points
while the rest to the top 10 were
composed of Kappa Sigma, 56
points; Theta Chi 44 points; Phi
Kappa Psi, 37 points; Gus I, 33
points; Delta Tau Delta, 21 points;
Alpha Gamma Rho, 13 points; and
Sigma Phi Epsilon with 12 points.
There were lo teams entered into
the competition and 84 players in
the tournament.
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Bush is getting a lot of mileage
out of his "First Ten" and you
can look for plenty of substituting.
Reimers Top Scorer
Statistics released this week by
the University Athletic Publicity
Department show Gary Reimers
leading the Husker scorers with
52 points in four games for a 13
polnts a game average.
Bob Mayo is second with 51
points for 12 points per game.
Mayo and Willie Fitzpatrick led
in rebounding with 28 and 23 re
bounds respectively.
Sophomore Wayne Hester has
the best shooting average from the
floor with four for four.
The main contest will begin at p.m. with
a freshman tilt
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T,-.yTTn-Bht take on
Denver University in the Coliseum.
ball handler. Merriweather
fine outside shot.
Lepley To Unveil Mermen;
Varsity Faces Freshmen
The frosh swimming team may
have a surprise for the varsity
Saturday. The frosh go into the
meet with a team which is stud
ded with state champions and rec
ord holders.
Larry Converse is a good sam
ple of what the varsity may run
up against. He is the state champ
in the 100 yard free style and
holds the record of 55.7 in the
event. He is also a member of the
2o0 yard freestyle relay team
which took the state champion
ship for that event and set a new
record of one minute 41 seconds
in doing so.
In the intramural meet last Sat
urday he swam in a relay team
composed of Jack Fair, Joe Ga
cusana, and himself. They set a
new record of 1:21.4, breaking the
old mark of the 1956 Beta Theta
Pi team of 1:29.4. He broke the
100 yard free style record of 56.6,
finishing in a time of :55.5, the
... by Bob Martel
easy ought to try to keep up with
them sometime.
Congratulations again to Art and
Casntti At It Again
Fred Casotti, Sports Publicity
Director of the University of Colo
rado is a part time poet. Remem
ber his epic preceeding the Buff
Oklahoma game of 1956.
Well, Fred has come up with an
other one.
"Gridders all done with their
Capers cutting and thump
thumping, Now's the season to be loose.
And await the Christmas goose.
Motivating Coach
When you're at the game Satur
day night, try watching Jerry Bush
during the heat of battle. Active
isn't the word, to describe the
Coliseum Bear.
He's up in the air, down on the
floor and just about all over the
place. It's too bad the student
body can't get that enthused at a
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Phone Early for Reservation
California Research Corporation
and other Subsidiaries
Representatives will be on the campus
DEC. 16
to interview
in California and other areas
Courtmiy Lincoln JnurnaJ
. , Adds Height
Probable Starting Lineups
Bob Fehrman (6-6)
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Wilson Eison (6-6)
Harvey Austin (6-0)
Willie Merriweather
75 yards individual medley, rec
ord of :45 in a time of :44.3.
State Champ
Roger Corn won the State cham
ponship in the 100 yard back
stroke, and in the intramural meet
he placed third in the 100 yard
backstroke and fourth in the 75
yard individual medley.
Setting a new record in the 50
Courtesy Lincoln Star
. Frosh Star
yard free style, Gacusana became
the state champ in the 50 yard
free style last year.
Gacusana teamed up with Larry
Converse and Jack Fair to set
the new 150 yards Medley Relay
record of 1:21.4 and finished first
in the 50 yard free style.
Tom Morrissey finished second
in the 100 yard free style in the
state tournament and was a mem
ber of the 200 yard Freestyle Re-
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Courtesy Sunday Journal and Star
Turner ... Husker Starter
F Bob Mayo (6-7)
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C Allen Graves (6-9)
G. Gary Reimers (5-10)
G HerscheD Turner (6-2)
lay Team which set the new state
In the intramural tournament
he placed second in the 50 yard
free style, finishing behind Ga
cusana. Strong Relay Team
The Frosh will have a strong
relay team. They have Tom Mor
risey, Larry Baack, and Converse
from the four men who set the
state record in the 200 yard free
style Relay.
The varsity will be no pushover.
Carl Bodensteiner and John Hole
man have both won two letters.
Bill North and Ron Renfer each
have won one.
The team is filled with uppcr
classmen who have had a great
deal of experience.
Three seniors, and seven Jun
iors, and two sophomores are list
ed on the team roster.
The meet will be held in the
Coliseum pool beginning at 2 p.m.
Introduce to the Cam pun
French Fried Onion Rings
Ours are the bent
Try Them With Our Bit Delicious Hamburgers
and Cheeseburgers
Reba Kinne
on your selection as
1957 Queen
of the
Military Ball
Big Eight Hardcourt Action Heavy;
Wilt Returns Home To Phillv
All the Big Eight basketball
teams except Okahoma will be
in action Saturday night as the
second full week of the 1957-58
season comes to an end.
Four of the clubs will be on
the road, while the remaining
three will be playing in the friend
ly confines of their home court.
All-American Wilt Chamberlain
makes his first collegiate appear
ance in Philadelphia when the
Jflyhawkprs tangle with the St.
Joseph Hawks in the Quaker City.
The Kansas five is an odds-on
favorite to whip the sophomore
studded Philadelphia quintet.
I -Stale Faces Wyoming
The Iowa State Cyclones ride
over to tangle with Wyoming. The
Cyclones have split a pair of con
tests this year defeating Drake
and then losing to Minnesota. The
Cowboys have an All American
candidate in Tony Windis, the lad
who had such a good night against
Colorado has a toughie on their
hands when they take on the
Michigan State Spartans at East
Lansing The Buffs have won one
and lost one thus far this season.
Gerry Schroeder is currently
leading the Colorado attack with
a 17.5 average.
Oklahoma State is the fourth
Big Eight team on the road Satur
day night. They will be on the
Dental Grant
The University Dental College
has received a $600 grant from
the M. F. Patterson Companies to
be used for dental research.
coast to meet the Washington
Huskies. The Cowboys are one
and one on the season.
Tigers Home
The Missouri Tigers will be at
home entertaining Indiana. Sonny
Siebert has taken up some of the
slack created by the graduation of
Lionel "Night Train" Smith.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers will
be attempting to get back on the
winning trail when they face Pur
due in Lincoln.
The powerful Kansas State Wild
cats will be at home playing Iowa.
Bob Boozer and Jack Paar are
expected to lead the Wildcats to
their fourth consecutive victory.
The Oklahoma Sooners will be
idle until Tuesday night when they
will oppose Tulsa in the first
game of a doubleheader at Okla
homa City. Oklahoma City will
oppose Oklahoma State in the
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