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? U.S. set new world record of 2,373 points in small bore carbine at World Shooting Championships in Caracas, Venezuela. Other new team records: Russia , 5,802 points in three positions of small bore 50-meter rifle event; 1,958 points in kneeling division of small bore 50-meter rifle competition; 857 points in running deer single shot. Individual records: Gilmour S. Boa of Toronto, 598 points in small bore carbine; Anatoli Bogdanov of Russia, 396 points in .22 caliber rifle, kneeling, at 50 meters; Vitali Romanenko of Russia, 224 points in running deer single shot.
? Don Miller , University of Delaware quarterback, set new Eastern Intercollegiate Football Association career passing record of 36 touchdowns, in 20-0 win over Bucknell, at Newark, Del. Miller's four-year mark surpassed old record of 35, by Princeton's Dick Kazmaier in three years (1949-51).
Ohio State , ranked No. 1 in nation, stormed 99[2/3] yards in second half to break 7-7 deadlock and beat Michigan 21-7 for Big Ten title and Rose Bowl invitation. Unbeaten Buckeyes took ball on one-foot line after repulsing Wolverines and marched near-length of field to score on short pass from Dave Leggett to Dick Brubaker. Howard (Hopalong) Cassady, brilliant runner all day, went over for clincher seconds before game ended.
UCLA , nation's second-ranked team but ineligible for Rose Bowl, rolled for four touchdowns in last quarter to whip Southern California 34-0 before 102,548 spectators. Consolation prize for twice-beaten losers: Rose Bowl bid to face Ohio State.
Wisconsin used seven pass interceptions (new Big Ten record) to score over Minnesota 27-0. Alan Ameche got two touchdowns, gained 26 yards to boost four-year ground-gaining total to 3,212?greatest total by major college player?before leaving game with injury in third quarter.
Oklahoma's powerhouse wore down Nebraska to win 18th consecutive game and seventh straight Big Seven Conference title 55-7. Sooners piled up 577 yards rushing and passing, with Quarterback Gene Calame and Halfback Buddy Leake contributing handsomely. Despite loss, runner-up Nebraska goes to Orange Bowl.