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