Cagers Batter Crusaders, 74-64; Illinois State, Western Next Foes
|Item ID||Egyptian19600122Cagers.tif |
|Title||Cagers Batter Crusaders, 74-64; Illinois State, Western Next Foes |
|Author||By Joe Gagie |
|Description||Coach Harry Gallatin's SIU Salukis, led by Charlie Vaughn and Tom McCreal, stopped Al Mc- |
Guire's Belmont Abbey Crusaders. 74-64
|Original Publication Source||Daily Egyptian |
|Date||1960 January 22 |
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|Collection||Daily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale) |
|Transcript||Cagers Batter Crusaders, 74-64; Illinois State, Western Next Foes|
By Joe Gagie
Coach Harry Gallatin's SIU Salukis, led by Charlie Vaughn and Tom McCreal, stopped Al Mc-
Guire's Belmont Abbey Crusaders. 74-64, in the Men's gym Monday night. Vaughn tossed in 27
points and McGreal added 20.
In chalking up its 10th win against five setbacks, Southern added a sour note to McGuire's
grandstand antics. The loss left the Crusaders with a 9-3 slate: they played Kentucky Wesleyan
and Kelly Coleman Tuesday night at Owensboro, Ky.
McGuire put on a one man show for the SIU fans with his crying, pleading with the referees and Gallatin, pacing, pacing, kicking, and stamping
routine. Poor officiating added to McGuire's glory. For "Lines" from the act read colleague Ron Jacober's column.
The Salukis jumped to a 4-0 lead at the start of the game on baskets by Jim Gualdoni and
Vaughn, The lead was short lived as Belmont Abbey scored the next seven points.
Controlling the boards, midway in the first half, the Crusaders grabbed their biggest lead of the
night 20-12. Jim Lytle and Danny Doyle
found the range for the visitors: Lytle made a layup and a long shot, while Doyle scored an
over the head shot and a tip-in.
Sparkling a comeback drive by' the Salukis was a three — point play by McGreal followed
buckets from Vaughn and Don Hepler. which made the score 20-19 with 8:40 to go in the half. Carl
Leffler connected for Belmont, but Hepler countered for SIU. Then Lytle and Leffler put Belmont five points ahead. 26-21.;
Once more Hepler hit from the corner, and Jim Lazenby tossed in a long shot to pull the Salukis within one point.
Vaughn and Doyle matched free' throws, making it 28-27, Belmont, with 2:30 to go till the intermission. Belmont's, Joe McDermott scored from the side to give his team a three Point lead. Again Hepler kept SIU within striking
distance: and strike they did, with two minutes to go in the half, Randy McClary scored on a fast
break to give Southern the lead 31-30.
McDermott put the Crusaders back in the lead, 32-31, with a one hander from out front. Hepler, the man of the hour, gave Southern the lead with 30 second left to play, but Doyle scored as the horn sounded ending the first 20 minutes of play giving Belmont a 34-33 halftime.
Hepler had scored 10 points in the last eight minutes of the first half.
Vaughn opened the second half scoring with a hook shot to give the Salukis the advantage. Lytle made a free throw to tie the score at 35-all.
McGreal took up were Hepler left off: Tom scored 10 of the next 12 points for SIU. Lazenby
accounted for the other two points. Belmont tallied only six points, during MeGreal's spree, on buckets by Doyle and Jim Mullen and charity tosses by Mullen and Jim Sparrow. The score with
14:10 to play in the game was 47-41 in favor of Southern.
Two free throws by Gualdoni, via a technical foul on Betmont's Lytle, and goals by Vaughn! Gualdoni, and Hepler gave the Salukis a command-
ing 13 point lead, 54-41, the biggest lead of the tight.
The Crusaders fight back, scoring seven straight points to cut Southern's lead to six points.
A free throw by Lazenby and basket by Vaughn made it 57-48 with nine minutes to go in the
Sparrow and MeGreal sank two free throws each to keep SIU's advantage at nine points. McDoyle
Dermott and Sparrow canned long shots making it 59-54. Vaughn made a free throw hut Mullen,
made a field goal, cutting it down to four points with 5:20 left. Vaughn made two more charity
throws and this time Doyle countered for the Crusaders. Southern, 62. Belmont 58. with four minutes to go.
Southern began to stall and Belmont started fouling. Coach McGuire was inclined to disagree with some of the calls, so during a timeout, while McGuire was complaining, the SIU band gave Al accompaniment with the song "I Cried for you.''
When play resumed. Vaughn chopped in two from the free throw line, Seconds later Charlie.
stepped up to the line and sank' two more charity tosses making, the score 66-38. Doyle joined the
march to the line and made one; he missed the bonus shot and teammate Mullen was fouled.
Mullen sank two free shots; the, Score was 66-61 with two minute, left.
Again Vaughn stored two more
one-pointers, and McGreal made a layup to assure the Salukis of victory. McGuire and his men on the bench thonght so as they walked to the dressing room with Belmont losing 70-61, and only a minute to go in the contest.