Eagles throttled Chicago Cardinals 27-3 as Rookie Dick Bielski led attack with
touchdown, two field goals, three conversions;
Green Bay Packers
three scores in second period, went on to trounce San Francisco 28-7.
top-ranked in nation last year, picked up where it left off, opened season in
fine style by running over Chico State 70-39 and whipping Southern California
58-42 as fabulous Bill Russell controlled boards, scored 39 points to help
stretch Don streak to 28.
tough time, finally squeezed past troublesome LSU 62-52 after Phil Grawemeyer
made difference with three quick layups.
State, with big Ron Shavlik back, routed Florida State 88-63, walloped Penn
State 78-42, showed it will rank up with leaders.
La Salle, without
graduated Tom Gola and missing injured Bob Maples, got past Millersville 88-70
but ran into strong Muhlenberg, bowed 69-58 to spoil new Coach Jim Pollard's
Virginia, Utah, Dayton, Holy Cross and
were among other
expected leaders who opened with victories.
Warriors split four games with St. Louis, New York and Rochester, continued at
top of Eastern Division of NBA as contenders shifted positions. On-the-move
Syracuse took over runner-up spot after beating Minneapolis twice 114-103,
102-96. Boston outran Syracuse and St. Louis before losing to Fort Wayne
111-90, passed Knicks, hobbled by four-game losing streak, to take third.
St. Louis Hawks
despite high scoring of Bob Pettit, had so-so week, winning three and losing
two, but held on to lead in Western Division. Rochester and Fort Wayne were
tied for second while Minneapolis, unable to give big Clyde Lovellette helping
hand, plummeted into cellar.