ARCHERY—At the world target championships in Adelaide, Australia, WEST GERMANY won the men's team final 891-878 over the runner-up U.S., while the SOVIET UNION placed first in the women's competition with 884 points, 15 more than second-place South Korea.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—INDIANA beat Syracuse 74-73 to win the NCAA men's championship, in New Orleans (page 30).
Tennessee defeated Louisiana Tech 67-44 for the NCAA women's championship, in Austin, Texas (page 124).
Southern Mississippi beat La Salle 84-80 to take the 50th NIT, in Madison Square Garden.
PRO BASKETBALL—After early-week losses to Dallas, 103-100, and Chicago, 93-91, Philadelphia beat New Jersey 110-99 to become the second Atlantic Division team to clinch an Eastern Conference playoff berth. Julius Erving, who rejoined the Sixers for the Nets game after an 18-game absence because of a fractured finger, scored 29 points, and added 28 more in a 118-100 Philadelphia loss to division-leading Boston. Moses Malone, who missed eight games because of a neck injury, returned to help third-place Washington avoid a fourth straight loss with a 106-103 victory over the Celtics. Atlanta's 2-1 week gave the Hawks a one-game Central Division lead over second-place Detroit. The Pistons downed Houston 114-110 before losing to Golden State 127-115 and the Lakers 128-111 and edging the Sonics 108-107. Indiana jumped ahead of Chicago into fourth with an unbeaten week, topping Washington, Milwaukee, New York and Atlanta, while the Bulls, buoyed by 56 points from Michael Jordan, defeated Philadelphia 93-91 early in the week. Chicago then fell to New York 109-107 and Boston 111-106. The Los Angeles Lakers clinched their sixth consecutive Pacific Division championship with a 128-111 victory over Detroit. Second-place Portland trailed by 13� games after losses to Sacramento, 128-116, and Houston, 119-104, before trouncing San Antonio 135-113. Golden State, in third, improved its lead over Seattle to 2� games with victories over Detroit, the Sonics and Utah. In the Midwest, division-leading Dallas won for the first time ever at Philadelphia, 103-100, and the next night beat New Jersey 119-107 before its six-game win streak was ended by a 120-112 loss to Atlanta. Two nights later Mavericks coach Dick Motta won his 800th NBA game, a 114-107 victory over Washington, to become third on the alltime list. Houston, 1-3 last week, fell 2� games behind second-place Utah, which was 2-2.
BOWLING—RANDY PEDERSEN beat Amleto Monacelli 233-222 to win a PBA event, in Toledo.
BOXING—RICKEY PARKEY of Morristown, Tenn., knocked out Chisanda Mutti of Zambia in the 12th round to retain his IBF cruiserweight title, in Lido Di Camaiore, Italy.
Choi Jum-Hwan of South Korea earned a 15-round split decision over Tacy Macalos of the Philippines to retain his IBF junior flyweight title, in Seoul.
Takuya Muguruma of Japan KO'd Azael Moran of Panama in the fifth round to win the vacant WBA bantamweight title, in Japan.
CURLING—CANADA defeated West Germany 14-2 to win the world women's championship for the fourth straight year, in Lake Forest, Ill.