PENALIZED: By the NCAA, for football recruiting violations, COLORADO and OKLAHOMA. Colorado was placed on a one-year probation. Oklahoma was placed on a two-year probation and barred from postseason game appearances in 1973 and 1974.
DIED: JOHN H. BAKER, 79, widely known conservationist and naturalist and former chief executive of the National Audubon Society; in Bedford, Mass. During his 25-year leadership the society increased its membership tenfold, acquired wildlife sanctuaries and helped establish the Everglades National Park in Florida.