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December 06, 1954
A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
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December 06, 1954

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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

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HOW THE PROFESSIONALS FARED LAST WEEK

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Syracuse
W-10; L-4
Pct.: .714

Milw.
91-85

N.Y.
80-74
79-77

1. Philadelphia
W-5; L-2
Pct.: .714

Ft. Wayne
91-87

Bost.
103-98

3. New York
W-6; L-7
Pct.: .462

Bost.
103-108

Syr.
74-80
77-79

3. Boston
W-6; L-7
Pct.: .462

N.Y.
108-103

Phila.
98-103

Roch.
101-107

Minn.
108-115

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne
W-11; L-4
Pct.: .733

Phila.
87-91

Balt.
92-89

Minn.
97-81

Milw.
98-81

2. Minneapolis
W-8; L-4
Pct.: .667

Roch.
95-84

Ft. Wayne
81-97

Bost.
115-108

3. Rochester
W-5; L-7
Pct.: .417

Milw.
90-87

Minn.
84-95

Bost.
107-101

4. Milwaukee
W-2; L-10
Pct: .167

Roch.
87-90

Syr.
85-91

Ft. Wayne
81-98

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

1. Montreal
W-15; L-7; T-2
Pts.: 32

Chicago
4-4, 3-2

Detroit
4-1

New York
1-4

2. Toronto
W-10; L-6; T-6
Pts.: 26

Detroit
0-2

New York
3-1

Chicago
1-1

3. Detroit
W-12; L-8; T-1
Pts.: 25

Toronto
2-0

Montreal
1-4

Boston
2-6

4. New York
W-8; L-10; T-4
Pts.: 20

Boston
3-1, 2-2

Toronto
1-3

Montreal
4-1

5. Boston
W-6; L-9; T-5
Pts.: 17

New York
1-3, 2-2

Detroit
6-2

6. Chicago
W-3; L-14; T-5
Pts.: 10

Montreal
4-4, 2-3

Toronto
1-1

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Cleveland
W-7; L-2; T-0
Pct.: .778

New York
16-7

2. New York
W-6; L-4; T-0
Pct: .600

Cleveland
7-16

2. Philadelphia
W-6; L-4; T-0
Pct: .600

Washington
41-33

4. Pittsburgh
W-5; L-5; T-0
Pct.: .500

Chicago Cards
20-17

5. Washington
W-2; L-8; T-0
Pct.: .200

Philadelphia
33-41

5. Chicago Cards
W-2; L-8; T-0
Pct.: .200

Pittsburgh
17-20

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Detroit
W-8; L-1; T-0
Pct.: .889

Green Bay
28-24

2. Chicago Bears
W-6; L-4; T-0
Pct.: .600

Los Angeles
24-13

3. San Francisco
W-5; L-4; T-1
Pct.: .556

Baltimore
13-17

3. Los Angeles
W-5; L-4; T-1
Pct.: .556

Chicago Bears
13-24

5. Green Bay
W-4; L-6; T-0
Pct.: .400

Detroit
24-28

6.Baltimore
W-2; L-8; T-0
Pct.: .200

San Francisco
17-13

RECORD BREAKERS

?Art Luppino of Arizona scored three touchdowns in team's 42-40 victory over Wyoming for modern major college records of 166 points (highest in 34 years) and 24 touchdowns. Old records: 158 points by Bobby Reynolds of Nebraska in 1950; 22 touchdowns by Reynolds and Wilford White of Arizona State College at Tempe. Luppino also is nation's top rusher with 1,359 yards.

?Paul Larson, University of California back, set new national college mark of 64.1% for forward passing completions (125 of 195 for 1,537 yards), bettering old record of 60.9%, by Don Heinrich of Washington in 1950.

?Fordham's two-mile world relay mark of 7:27.3, set last May in Los Angeles' Coliseum Relays, was approved by National Collegiate Athletic Association and Amateur Athletic Association.

?Dutch women swimmers claimed new world record of 5:02.1 for 400-meter medley relay, at Rotterdam, surpassing 5:06.2, by French team last August.

FOOTBALL

Navy scored early touchdown, went on to upset Army, 27-20, in free-scoring thriller, then accepted bid to play Mississippi in Sugar Bowl. Quarterback George Welsh directed Navy attack, passed for three touchdowns, scored other himself. Army led in second quarter, 20-14, trailed at half-time, 21-20, but Welsh's third-quarter pass to End Bill Smith gave Middies insurance touchdown.

Notre Dame rallied in last quarter to edge Rose Bowl bound Southern California, 23-17, on Halfback Jim Morse's 72-yard run, his second touchdown of game.

Mississippi made two first-half touchdowns stand up for 14-0 win over Mississippi State and invitation to Sugar Bowl. Touchdowns by Quarterback Houston Patton and Halfback Earl Blair also earned Southeastern Conference title for Rebels.

Georgia Tech's running attack was held in firm check by Georgia's rugged line, but Wade Mitchell's 19-yard pass to Henry Hair gave Tech 7-3 win over Bulldogs. Winners play Arkansas in Cotton Bowl.

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