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November 08, 1954
A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
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November 08, 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--U.C.L.A. 72)

1,931

2-- Ohio state (69)

1,903

3-- Oklahoma (42)

1,666

4-- Arkansas (16)

1,494

5--Notre Dame (4)

957

6-- Miami ( Fla.) (14)

870

7--Army (1)

755

8-- Purdue

685

9-- Mississippi (2)

529

10--South California

347

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Duke 174; 12, Iowa 168; 13, Cincinnati 94; 14 Minnesota 80: 15, Rice 75

RECORD BREAKERS

?Joseph Dolezal, of Czechoslovakia, set new world record for five-mile walk, stepping distance in 34:24.8, at Houstka, Czechoslovakia. Dolezal, holder of numerous world walking records, bettered mark of 35:15.0 made by Roland Hardy of England in 1952.

?Arthur Clark, of Fox Chase Manor, Montgomery County, Pa. set new world record for channel bass in surf with 60?-pounder, at Nags Head, N.C. Clark used 12-pound test monofilament, Lux Mer spinning reel, homemade rod. Old record was 45-pounder taken at Ocracoke, N.C.

?Bill Tenney, of Dayton, Ohio set new National Outboard Association record for Class C hydroplane division of 68.441 mph, at Fort Loudon Lake, Tenn. Old record: 66.790 mph.

FOOTBALL

Ohio State , ranked first nationally, squeaked by stubborn Northwestern 14-7 to remain undefeated, take another step toward Rose Bowl. Northwestern quarterback Jack Ellis sparked Wildcats, throwing three successive completed passes in second quarter to set up touchdown which put Northwestern in front. Ohio State came back with 62-yard drive to tie score, won game in fourth quarter on 24-yard aerial from Dave Leggett to Bobby Watkins.

Indiana dimmed Michigan's hopes for Big Ten title, beating favored Wolverines 13-9. Hoosier quarterback Florian Helinski passed for one Indiana score, plunged for other, intercepted three Michigan passes.

Notre Dame quarterback Ralph Guglielmi tossed 46-yard touchdown pass in second quarter to give Irish 6-0 win over Navy. Guglielmi also saved victory for Notre Dame by recovering Navy fumble in own end zone.

Pittsburgh ended seventh-ranked West Virginia's bid for undefeated season with 13-10 win over Mountaineers. Pitt quarterback Corny Salvaterra threw two touchdown passes to wipe out leads gained by West Virginia.

Oklahoma continued to be plagued by fumbles, had to come from behind in fourth quarter with two touchdowns to down Colorado 13-6.

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