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A roundup of the week March 5-11
March 19, 1973
PRO BASKETBALL—NBA: It was steady as she goes with all four division leaders—Boston, Baltimore, Milwaukee and Los Angeles—finishing the week as securely as they began. Finding little competition elsewhere, the Celtics and Lakers took on one another, Boston coming out on top 119-111. Dave Cowens outscored Wilt Chamberlain 34-11 and outrebounded him 19-13. Atlanta continued peachy, overcoming a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to edge Golden State 117-113. Lou Hudson and Herm Gilliam led the Hawks with 27 and 24 apiece. New York, now seven games out of first place, beat everyone but the one that counted, Boston, for a 3-1 week. Willis Reed played 31 minutes against Philadelphia and recorded 17 points and 12 rebounds. As individual performers go, Nate Archibald of the K.C.-Omaha Kings continued to dominate the league in scoring, averaging 34 a game. Other notable statistics: Buffalo suffered its 17th loss in three years to Boston, Portland its 16th to L.A.
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March 19, 1973

A Roundup Of The Week March 5-11

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Bernadette Zurbrtggen of Switzerland raced through the giant slalom course in 1:23.21 to win in the World Cup meet at Mount Alyeska, Alaska. The World Cup downhill winner, Anne-Marie Proell, missed a gate and fell to postpone officially clinching the overall title, which is three points away. Austria's HANSI HINTERSEER took the men's giant slalom with a combined time of 3:25.37, 2[2/5] seconds ahead of Adolf Roesti of Switzerland. Hinterseer is sixth in the standings.

TENNIS—KEN ROSEWALL beat Stan Smith 6-7, 6-0, 6-4 to give the Aetna World Cup to Australia for the second year in a row (page 75).

Britain's VIRGINIA WADE defeated Evonne Goolagong of Australia 6-4, 6-1 to win the $36,000 Maureen Connolly Brinker tournament in Dallas.

TRACK & FIELD—MANHATTAN, with a record-breaking performance by its distance medley relay team, gained its first NCAA indoor title at Cobo Arena in Detroit. The Jasper foursome of JOHN LOVETT, RAY JOHNSON, JOE SAVAGE and TONY COLON covered 2� miles on the 11-laps-per-mile track in 9:43.8, breaking the six-year-old record of 9:44.6 set by Kansas State and giving the New York school a total of 18 points. Olympian DAVE WOTTLE, who/ailed in his bid for a double by finishing sixth in the two-mile run, returned the next night to win the mile in 4:03.4. Two other Olympic champions, Southern's ROD MILBURN and USC's RANDY WILLIAMS, won their events, Milburn four times equaling the NCAA indoor meet record for the 60-yard hurdles of 6.9 and Williams long-jumping 26'4�".

MILEPOSTS—FIRED: Hawaii's basketball coach, RED ROCHA, who agreed to accept an alternate position as coordinator of state university athletics; after a 110-135 record for 10 years.

NAMED: DAVE BENADERET, assistant basketball coach at Loyola ( L.A.), moved up to coach, succeeding Dick Baker, who will remain as athletic director. JOHN LOTZ, assistant at North Carolina, became basketball coach at Florida, replacing Tommy Bartlett, who resigned after a 96-85, seven-year career.

TAKEN: By JAMES B. COULTER, secretary of the Maryland state department of natural resources, an administrative action to take effect in 1974 outlawing the use of lead shot by waterfowl hunters, thus making Maryland the first state to issue such a ban (SI, Feb. 12).

DIED: FRANKIE FRISCH, 74, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, lifetime .316 hitter and manager of the 1934 St. Louis Cardinal Gashouse Gang; reportedly of a cardiac arrest; in Wilmington, Del. Frisch had been in the hospital since February with injuries received in an automobile accident.

DIED: Dean of dog show judges, ALVA ROSENBERG, 80; of a heart attack; in Nor walk, Conn. Judging since 1910, Rosenberg was one of 36 people in the U.S. licensed to judge all 118 breeds registered with the American Kennel Club. He was named Judge of the Year three times.

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