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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
January 24, 1955
RECORD BREAKERS
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January 24, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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HOCKEY
Natl. Hockey League

1. Detroit
W-27: L-12; T-5
Pts.: 59

Boston
4-0

Montreal
4-3

New York
3-0

2. Montreal
W-25; L-12; T-7
Pts.: 57

Detroit
3-4

Boston
0-6

3. Toronto
W-19; L-12; T-13
Pts.: 51

New York
0-0

Boston
4-2

Chicago
4-2

4. Boston
W-13; L-17; T-12
Pts.: 38

Chicago
1-1

Detroit
0-4

Toronto
2-4

Montreal
6-0

5. New York
W-10; L-23; T-12
Pts.: 32

Toronto
0-0

Chicago
6-2

Detroit
0-3

6. Chicago
W-8; L-26; T-9
Pts.: 25

Boston
1-1

NewYork
2-6

Toronto
2-4

RECORD BREAKERS

Herman Wyatt, long-legged former San Jose State College star now representing Armed Forces, doffed one shoe, leaped 6 ft. 10 in. for new world indoor high jump record in K of C games at Boston.

Albert Wiggins, flashy Ohio State sophomore, used freestyle, butterfly and backstroke to set new U.S. and national collegiate mark of 1:26.9 for 150-yard individual medley in dual meet against Miami, O. at Columbus, O.

Ted Scherer. 17-year-old Coffeyville H.S. star, broke national interscholastic 100-yard breaststroke 20-yard-course record for second time in week at Coffeyville, Kan. Scherer's 1:00.5 against Wyandotte H.S. was full second faster than time against Wichita East, 1.2 seconds better than own recognized standard.

Poona II, fast-moving Irish-bred chestnut colt, outran Miz Clementine, Duke's Lea, favored Determine, sped mile-and-sixteenth in world record-breaking 1:40[4/5] in $18,100 San Fernando Stakes at Santa Anita, Arcadia, Calif.

BASKETBALL

Kentucky , nation's No. 1 team, got back in winning stride, rolled over once-beaten DePaul 92-59, whipped Tulane 58-44 with second-half spurt.

Maryland came from behind in last five minutes, upset second-ranked North Carolina State 68-64 for ninth in row after belting South Carolina 68-52.

North Carolina State bounced back from Maryland loss, edged Wake Forest 75-73 in overtime on Phil Dinardo's field goal with nine seconds left. State began week by outrunning high-scoring Furman 105-81.

Alabama beat Mississippi State 99-73, upset Auburn 99-78 for Tigers' first defeat, moved into first-place tie with Vanderbilt in Southeastern Conference.

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