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THE WEEK
Herman Weiskopf
January 27, 1975
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January 27, 1975

The Week

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Marquette Coach Al McGuire climaxed a verbal tirade during a game against South Carolina with a little hard-shoe routine that ended with him kicking his chair. Gamecock Coach Frank McGuire felt Al's attempt to intimidate the referees worked because "the next four calls went his way." Said Al, "We've all got to go to the marketplace occasionally." Playing at Marquette's place, South Carolina lost 69-60. Four nights later, against Notre Dame, McGuire went shopping again. Late in the first half, he yelled at the officials, "We don't even have a foul shot yet." He also had a long powwow with the refs and, sure enough, by the game's end the Warriors had taken 15 foul shots, the Irish had tried 14 and Marquette had won 71-68.

Indiana beat Big Ten foes Northwestern (82-56) and Minnesota (79-59) to extend the country's longest winning streak to 19.

Miami of Ohio lost in double overtime at Ohio U. 92-90 amid 49 fouls and much confusion. The disorder began when the referees invoked the almost unheard-of double-foul rule. A personal was called against the Bobcats, but before the foul shot could be taken, a Redskin got a technical for shoving an Ohio player. That necessitated enforcement of the double-foul rule, which prohibits a team charged with a T from having an advantage in a situation where both teams have been cited for fouls. So Ohio was awarded two free throws instead of the usual one. Later Miami thought it had won the game in regulation time only to have the refs rule that the Redskins' successful buzzer-shot came too late. Finally, with four seconds left in the second overtime, Ohio's Dave Terek put in a layup to make the score 92-90. He was fouled but never got a chance to take his shot as fans swarmed the court and the clock was allowed to run out.

1. INDIANA (16-0)
2. ALABAMA (11-1)

MIDWEST

Much of the game between Drake and Louisville was slowed to a standstill as the Bulldogs resorted to a zone defense and the Cardinals played keepaway to try to force them into a man-to-man. But with the score tied 45-45 and 20 seconds to go, it was clearly time to stop standing around. Louisville's Junior Bridgeman decided to drive in for a shot and the sudden activity must have unnerved him. He slipped and was called for traveling. Seconds later Drake's Ken Harris tried a baseline jumper, but, oops, the ball went into the hoop and out again and the game went into overtime. Bridgeman promptly put in two baskets and the Cardinals prevailed 55-53.

Missouri outshot Kansas 37 field goals to 30, overcame a 70 50 deficit to tie the score at 72-all and got 28 points from Willie Smith, 18 of them in a six-minute span. Nevertheless, the Jayhawks took their Big Eight opener 91-86. They got 27 points from Rick Suttle and made 31 of 39 foul shots to 12 of 22 for the Tigers. Oklahoma set a conference scoring mark, drubbing Colorado 113-62.

Memphis State crunched Buffalo State 138-92, pouring in 84 points in the second half, and whomped Missouri- St. Louis 130-79.

1. LOUISVILLE (12-0)
2. KANSAS (9-4)

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