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October 25, 1954
A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
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October 25, 1954

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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

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FOOTBALL'S TOP TEN

(Verdict of the Associated Press writers' poll)

Team standings, with points figured on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis (first-place votes in parentheses):

 

Points

1?Oklahoma (115)

1,891

2?Wisconsin (42)

1,732

3?U.C.L.A. (23)

1,590

4?Ohio state (8)

1,387

5?Mississippi (9)

903

6?Notre Dame

787

7?Arkansas (4)

706

8?Minnesota

658

9?Army

487

10?West Virginia (9)

350

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Colorado (2) 212; 12, Alabama 156; 13, Purdue 134; 14, Virginia Tech 102; 15, Georgia Tech 84.

RECORD BREAKERS

? Chris Chataway , British brewery executive, set new world's record of 13:51.6 for 5,000-meter run at Moscow vs. London Track and Field Meet, in London. Chataway's mark bettered 13:56.6 time set this August by Russia's Vladimir Kuc, whom Chataway beat by stride in race.

?Yuriy Lituyev of Russia set new world's record of 51.3 for 440-yard hurdles in same meet. Lituyev's time was .3 seconds better than old record held by Charlie Moore of U.S.

?Starmount Stables' two-year-old filly, Vestment, broke 50-year-old world's record for six-furlong straightaway, covering distance in 1:07 4/5 down Belmont Park's Widener chute.

?Wisconsin Bridge five-man team bowled new national three-game match-play record of 3,392 to better old mark of 3,368 set by Detroit's world match-play champion Stroh Beer Team, at Milwaukee.

? Lehigh University's 46 points in losing to Bucknell 48-46 last week was recognized as highest score ever made by loser in football.

FOOTBALL

Army continued comeback from opening-game defeat by South Carolina, upsetting Duke, ranked sixth nationally, 28-14. Cadet backs piled up 378 yards rushing, with quarterback Pete Vann scoring twice, right halfback Tommy Bell rolling up 150 yards in 13 attempts running.

Pittsburgh , beaten in first three games, capitalized on two fumbles, toppled Navy from undefeated ranks 21-19. Pittsburgh quarterback Corny Salvaterra passed for one touchdown, ran for Panthers' other two.

West Virginia remained unbeaten with surprising 19-14 win over favored Penn State. Mountaineers came from behind, scoring twice in last quarter.

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