Peter McNamara beat Ivan Lendl 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 to win the $315,000 Belgian Open in Brussels.
TRACK & FIELD—In Pontiac, Mich., SOUTHERN METHODIST outscored second-place Villanova 43-32 to win the NCAA men's indoor championships. NEBRASKA edged runner-up Tennessee 47-44 to take the women's competition. CATHY RATTRAY, SHARRIEFFA BARKSDALE, JOETTA CLARK and DELISA WALTON FLOYD of Tennessee set a women's indoor world record of 3:37.08 in the mile relay; their time was 3.38 better than the old mark, set in 1981 by a U.S. team. MORGAN STATE, which finished third in that relay, was credited with an American record of 3:39.58, because the first two teams—Nebraska came in second—each had at least one foreign member. Long jumper CAROL LEWIS of Houston leaped 21'6�" to add 1�" to the American women's indoor standard she established two weeks earlier.
Sebastian Coe ran the 800 meters in 1:44.91 in Cosford, England to break his own 2-year-old world indoor record by 1.09.
WRESTLING—For the sixth straight year IOWA won the NCAA championships, defeating runner-up Oklahoma State 155-102 in Oklahoma City. The individual champions were: 118 pounds, ADAM CUESTAS of Cal- Bakersfield; 126, BARRY DAVIS of Iowa; 134, CLAR ANDERSON of Oklahoma State; 142, DARRYL BURLEY of Lehigh; 150, NATE CARR of Iowa State; 158, JIM ZALESKY of Iowa; 167, MIKE SHEETS of Oklahoma State; 177, MARK SCHULTZ of Oklahoma; 190, ED BANACH of Iowa; heavyweight, LOU BANACH of Iowa (page 60).
MILEPOSTS—ELECTED: To the Baseball Hall of Fame, GEORGE KELL, 60, and WALTER ALSTON, 71. Kell played third base for the Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles from 1943 to 1957 and hit .306 for his career. Alston managed the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1954 through 1976, winning seven pennants and four World Series.
DIED: CHARLES (RIP) ENGLE, 76, a member of the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame, and a former football coach at Brown (1944-49) and Penn State (1952-65); in Bellefonte, Pa. Engle's career total of 132-68-8 included a 104-48-4 record with the Nittany Lions, who won the Lambert Trophy in 1961, '62 and '64.