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October 24, 1960
BASKETBALL—COLLEGE ALL-STARS ran off 10 straight points in the last three minutes of play to defeat the New York Knickerbockers 115-112 in a benefit game at Madison Square Garden. It was the All-Stars' second victory in 10 years against an NBA team. OSCAR ROBERTSON, who will play for the Cincinnati Royals this season, scored 41 points. With less than a minute and a half remaining, Robertson passed to BOB BOOZEK, fellow teammate with the Royals, who sank the basket that put the collegians ahead 113-112.
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October 24, 1960

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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MOTOR SPORTS—BILLY KRAUSE of Long Beach, Calif., driving a Maserati owned by Briggs Cunningham, took the $25,950 Riverside Grand Prix for sports cars at Riverside, Calif. Krause averaged 91.5 mph over 203 miles, went the entire distance without a pit stop. Bob Drake of Hollywood placed second in a Buick Special.

Dutch Hoag, 32, of Bath, N.Y., won the 100-mile Sportsman-modified stock car championship at Langhorne, Pa., immediately afterward announced his retirement. Hoag set a record time of 1:15:12.6 for the event, averaged 79.74 mph.

Alfred Thompson of Charlotte, N.C. won the $65,000 National 400-mile race at Charlotte, set a track record of 112.9 mph in a 1960 Ford. Runner-up: Junior Johnson of Ronda, N.C.

RUGBY—PETE DAWKINS, former Army All-America who broke his jaw playing Rugby for Oxford last year, made an impressive season debut with the Dark Blues in game against Richmond, scored twice in the first 10 minutes. Oxford, however, lost to Richmond 9-8.

SOCCER—TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR, after dropping their first point of the season in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City, ran their unbeaten string to 13 with a 4-0 victory over Nottingham Forest, now lead the English league with 25 points.

TENNIS—DONNA FLOYD of William & Mary College defeated Laura Lou Bryan of Tampa 6-3, 6-2, for the women's singles title in the Tuscaloosa ( Ala.) Racquet Club's grass court championship.

TRACK & FIELD—PETER BOLOTNIKOV, Russian runner who won the 10,000 meters in the Rome Olympics, bettered Vladimir Kuts's world mark in this event with a time of 28:18.8, at Kiev. Russia.

Arthur Rowe of England heaved the shot 62 feet 8.38 inches at Berlin, became the first European to throw it over 19 meters.

WALKING—LARRY DAMON, an Olympic skier from Burlington, Vt., defeated defending champion James Green of Saugus, Mass. by five seconds in the New England Columbus Day 15-kilometer championship for amateurs at Manchester, N.H.

MILEPOSTS—ELECTED: MIKE BRADY and JIMMY DEMARET, to the PGA Hall of Fame, at Dunedin, Fla. Brady, 73, of Dunedin, won 38 major tournaments between 1906 and 1925. Demaret, 50, won six tournaments in 1940, including the Western Open and the Masters, which he also won in 1947 and 1950.

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