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November 22, 1954
A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
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November 22, 1954

Scoreboard

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

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FOOTBALL'S TOP TEN
(Verdict of the Associated Press writers' poll)
Team standings this week, with points figured on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis (first-place votes in parentheses):

 

Points

1? Ohio State (87)

2,010

2?U.C.L.A. (92)

2,003

3?Oklahoma (28)

1,761

4?Notre Dame (2)

1,222

5?Army

1,167

6?Mississippi (7)

671

7?Navy and Southern California

670

9?Arkansas (5)

533

10?Minnesota

271

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Southern Methodist 270; 12, Michigan 244; 13, Maryland 151; 14, West Virginia 101: V.P.I. 81.

RECORD BREAKERS

?Buddy Holloway of Oakland, Calif. drove Screaming Eagle to new world record of 101.373 mph in 135 cubic inch class in Desert Speedboat Regatta on Salton Sea at Oasis, Calif., bettering old mark of 101.254 held by Duane Allen of Baldwin Park, Calif. Other new world records at same regatta: Tom Caldwell of San Mateo, Calif. piloted Blue Blazer at 80.066 mph in 136 cubic inch class; Carl Maginn of Glendale, Calif. drove Hot Ice at 75.388 mph in crackerbox class.

?Johnny Globe, 7-year-old stallion, established new world pacing record for two miles, covering distance from running start in 4:05 3/5 to win $18,000 New Zealand Trotting Cup at Christ-church. Old record: 4:06, set by Greyhound. Out. of Logan Derby-Sandfast, Johnny Globe was purchased by Owner Don Nyhan for $140, now has earnings of $89,600.

FOOTBALL

Ohio State, ranked second nationally, rolled to 28-6 win over Purdue to move step nearer Big Ten title and Rose Bowl. Long runs by Bobby Watkins and Howard (Hopalong) Cassady highlighted game as Buckeyes stopped Purdue's Len Dawson.

Michigan overwhelmed Michigan State, 33-7, with four second-half touchdowns to set stage for Saturday's game with unbeaten Ohio State. Win will give Wolverines tie for Big Ten crown and chance at Rose Bowl.

Oklahoma , ranked No. 3, battered Missouri, 34-13, to clinch share of Big Seven Conference championship. Third-string Quarterback Pat O'Neal pitched two touchdown passes to break scoreless deadlock in second period and Sooners went on to 17th straight victory.

Notre Dame used reserves liberally to win over North Carolina, 42-13. Ralph Guglielmi played only first half, completed seven of 12 passes for 119 yards and one touchdown.

Minnesota edged Iowa, 22-20, in seesaw battle decided by Hawkeye safety on fumbled pitch-out in third quarter. Bob McNamara was Gopher offensive star, running back kick-off 89 yards for touchdown and adding another on 36-yard dash.

Princeton upset Yale, 21-14, in dramatic finish with Royce Flippin, playing his first game since suffering broken wrist Oct. 19, scoring winning touchdown (his third of game) on two-yard plunge with 16 seconds to play. Down 14-0, fumbling Yale came to life in the last quarter to tie score with less than four minutes to go, but Princeton struck back for winning touchdown.

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