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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
February 07, 1955
RECORD BREAKERS
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February 07, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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HOCKEY
Natl. Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-29; L-13; T-8
Pts.: 66

Toronto
1-1

Boston
4-0

Detroit
1-7

2. Detroit
W-29; L-15; T-7
Pts.: 65

New York
3-3

Chicago
2-2

Montreal
7-1

3. Toronto
W-20; L-16; T-15
Pts.: 55

Montreal
1-1

New York
1-3

Boston
0-3

4. Boston
W-17; L-19; T-12
Pts.: 46

Chicago
5-2

Montreal
0-4

Toronto
3-0

5. New York
W-13; L-25; T-13
Pts.: 39

Detroit
3-3

Toronto
3-1

Chicago
2-4

6. Chicago
W-9; L-29; T-11
Pts.: 29

Boston
2-5

Detroit
2-2

New York
4-2

RECORD BREAKERS

Wes Santee , confident, short-striding Kansan, ran away from Denmark's formidable Gunnar Nielsen, made good his boast of new world indoor mark with sensational 4:03.8 performance in Hunter Mile at Boston AA meet, clipped one and a half seconds from Gil Dodds' 4:05.3 standard.

Bill Sharman , sharpshooting Boston Celtics' guard, dropped in four foul shots in team's 101-90 win over Syracuse, set new NBA mark of 50 consecutive free throws at Boston.

Jean Paul Gosselin of Sherbrooke, Quebec mushed five miles in 44:12.2 for new world snowshoe record at International Snowshoers Convention in Ottawa.

Elizabeth Boselli, French aviatrix, averaged 465 mph in Mistral jet over 1,000-kilometer closed circuit course near Mont-de-Marsan in southern France, established new world speed record for women.

Lafayette, Ind. Swim Club raced 400-yard medley relay in 4:34.2, bettered own women's world record time at Lafayette, Ind.

BASKETBALL

Minnesota edged Purdue 59-56 in six overtime periods, took over undisputed Big Ten leadership. With score still deadlocked after five extra sessions, Minnesota took advantage of Purdue errors, three quick baskets by Gerald Lindsey and Dave Tucker to post win.

Marquette extended winning streak to 15, longest in nation, scored double win over Loyola of New Orleans 73-70, 90-88. Southerners carried Marquette into overtime in second game, lost out on Bobby Van Vooren's lay-up with 22 seconds to play.

Kentucky got first-rate scare from Vanderbilt, forged ahead in last five minutes, won 75-71, maintained No. 1 ranking.

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