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Towering Kansas State To Test Salukis Tonight
Towering Kansas State To Test Salukis Tonight
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TitleTowering Kansas State To Test Salukis Tonight
AuthorBy Charles Springer
DescriptionSaluki Coach Jack Hartman is expected to field the same starting five that have started in the past eight games. If that's the case, the forwards will be Dick Garrett and Chuck Benson, Butch Butchko at center, and Willie Griffin and Bobby Jackson at the guards.
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
Date1968 February 3
Volume49
Issue82
SectionSports
Page(s)14
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CollectionDaily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
TranscriptTowering Kansas State To Test Salukis Tonight

By Charles Springer

There may be a lot of SIU basketball fan with stuff necks Sunday after their team meet a towering Karsas Static team in a game scheduled for 8 p.m. in the Arena.
The wildcats, led by giant 7-1 senior Nick Pino, are one of the tallest teams in the nation. He and his two 6-7 teammates, Earl Seyfert and Eugene Williams, have taken up a lot of space in their team's overall 10-6 showing.
When they've gotten into trouble, Coach Tex Winter has been able to rely on substitutes Ray Lavender and Mike Barber. Lavender is 7-0 while Barber stands at 6-11
But the one who really steals the thunder from the big guys a little 6-1 guard named Steve Honeycutt. Me's currently averaging 13.6 points per game and in expected to be named to the Big Eight All-Conference team. He's also his team's defensive ace.
"Steve's one of the greatest defensive players I've ever coached, " Winter says. "He avoids screens well and is quick on his feet."
In Kansas State's surprising 71-56 defeat of Kansas earlier this season, Honeycutt held highly - touted "Jo Jo" While to only 13 points. White is averaging 21.
Seyfert is next in KS scoring with a 3.2 point scoring average while Pino is managing 8.9.
The Wildcats received some bad news Friday when starting guard Louis Small was declared scholastically Ineligible, according to the K5 Sports Information Service. Small, a 6-1 Junior, in averaging I 2.7 points.
Kansas State is currently tied for first place in the Big Eight Conference with Iowa State. Both have Identical 4-2 records. The Wildcats will be hoping to bounce back from Q 73-62 loss to Oklahoma in conference play,
SIU will be hoping to snap a three-game losing streak. The Saluklii were coasting along with a five-game winning streak in January before taking a sudden 52-45 dip at Evansville. Michigan State dumped them last Saturday, 68-56, and Southwest Missauri came from behind Wednesday for a 67-62 win.
Saluki Coach Jack Hartman is expected to field the same starting five that have started in the past eight games. If that's the case, the forwards will be Dick Garrett and Chuck Benson, Butch Butchko at center, and Willie Griffin and Bobby Jackson at the guards.
SIU's freshmen team will play Belleville Junior College in a 5:45 p.m. preliminary to the varsity contest.
The varsity game will be video-raped by WSIU-TV to be shown Sunday at 4 p.m.
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