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A roundup of the week May 13-19
May 27, 1985
PRO BASKETBALL—Philadelphia avoided elimination from its NBA Eastern Conference final series with Boston by defeating the Celtics 115-104 in Game 4 at the Spectrum. In the Western Conference finals, Los Angeles beat Denver 120-116 in Game 4 in Denver to take a 3-1 lead in the series (page 24).
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May 27, 1985

A Roundup Of The Week May 13-19

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LACROSSE—Marc Van Arsdale scored four goals and had five assists as Hobart defeated Washington (Md.) 15-8 for its sixth consecutive NCAA Division III title, in Chesterton, Md.

MOTOR SPORTS—ALAIN PROST of France, driving a McLaren-TAG- Porsche, won his second straight Monaco Grand Prix, by 7.541 seconds over Michele Alboreto of Italy, in a Ferrari. Prost averaged 86.02 mph on the 2.1-mile course.

Bill Elliott, driving a Ford Thunderbird, won the $347,845 Budweiser 500 NASCAR race at Dover, Del. by a lap over Harry Gant, in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Elliott averaged 123.094 mph at the Dover Downs International Speedway.

TENNIS—YANNICK NOAH defeated Miloslav Mecir 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 to win the $350,000 Italian Open in Rome.

Chris Evert-Lloyd beat Steffi Graf 6-4, 7-5 to win the $450,000 West German Open in Berlin.

TRACK & FIELD—At the UCLA/Pepsi Invitational in Los Angeles, CARL LEWIS won the long jump with a wind-aided leap of 28'9�" (page 18).

MILEPOSTS—HIRED: RICH HERRIN, 52, as basketball coach at Southern Illinois, replacing Allen Van Winkle, who resigned April 11. Herrin was 616-209 record in 25 years as a high school coach in Illinois.

Tom Sullivan, 35, as basketball coach at Manhattan College, replacing Gordon Chiesa, who resigned April 23 to become an assistant coach at Providence.

FIRED: DOUG RADER, 40, as manager of the Texas Rangers, the team with the worst record (10-25) in major league baseball. He was replaced by BOBBY VALENTINE, 35, the third base coach for the New York Mets.

NAMED: As NBA Rookie of the Year, Chicago Bulls guard MICHAEL JORDAN, 22. Jordan was third in the league in scoring with a 28.2 points-per-game average and finished fourth in steals.

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