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A roundup of the week June 19-25
July 02, 1973
COLLEGE BASKETBALL—The U.S. college all-star men won three games in China, and the women from John F. Kennedy College dropped three as West met East in Peking (page 12).
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July 02, 1973

A Roundup Of The Week June 19-25

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL—The U.S. college all-star men won three games in China, and the women from John F. Kennedy College dropped three as West met East in Peking (page 12).

BOWLING—EARL ANTHONY got his sixth PBA win, the $35,000 Seattle Open, totaling 9,529 pins. Marty Piraino of Syracuse, N.Y. was second with 9,506.

BOXING—In a 15-round decision in Grenoble, France, Cuba's JOSE NAPOLES retained his world welterweight title over France's Roger Menterey. The victory was Napoles' 71st in 77 bouts.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL—The WEST defeated the East 20-6 in the Coaches All-America game in Lubbock, Texas (page 46).

GOLF—BRUCE CRAMPTON shot a 273 to win the American Golf Classic in Akron and $32,000. It was Crampton's fourth victory of the year and raised his earnings to $204,209, making him the first player ever to top $200,000 before mid-August. Earlier in the week U.S. Open champ Johnny Miller made a hole in one, and Bert Yancey played Firestone's back nine in 28.

Texas' BEN CRENSHAW, with a 282 for 72 holes, won an unprecedented third straight NCAA championship, finishing three strokes ahead of Florida's Gary Koch. FLORIDA took the team championship by 10 strokes over Oklahoma State in the tournament in Stillwater, Okla.

Michigan State's BONNIE LAUER took individual honors in the national intercollegiate women's championship in South Hadley, Mass. with a four-round total of 305. Hollis Stacy of Rollins College was second, three strokes back. The UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA ( Greensboro) won the team title over Rollins 631-632.

HARNESS RACING—Herve Filion drove the 3-year-old pacer OTARO HANOVER ($32.60) to a 1�-length victory over Melvin's Woe in the $25,000 Battle of Saratoga in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The Tar Heel colt paced the third fastest race mile in history on a half-mile track and set a Saratoga Springs track record with a 1:57.

HORSE RACING—Favored TENNYSON, ridden by Alfred Gibert, won the $190,000 Grand Prix de Paris for 3-year-olds, by a head over Authi.

MOTOR SPORTS—Matra finished one-two in the ninth race of the World Manufacturers' 11-race series as HENRI PESCAROLO and GERARD LARROUSSE won the 1,000-kilometer (621 miles) race at Oesterreich Ring in Austria. Jean Pierre Beltoise and Fran�ois Cevert finished second. The Ferraris continue to lead the series with 122 points to the Matras' 104.

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