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Egyptian19700106Southern; Egyptian19700106Southern.tif
Egyptian19700106Southern; Egyptian19700106Southern.tif
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TranscriptSouthern whipped 100-71
Da-.y Eajyptun Sports WritaV
Georgia Tech rambled and
wrecked SIU'* batfetbeill
team Monday night, winning
in a root. 100-71. In the
first of five straight roaticon-
testa, SIU found it rough going
from the s*an# aa Rich Yun-
kus of Benton led ihe Georgians with 28 points.
Going against a height disadvantage was nothing new
for SIU but it was soon established that SIU wouldn't get
over one shot each time they
brought the ball down (be floor.
The Salukis were out-
rebounded In the first half
Completely contained by a
rugged Georgia Tech defense
was SIU's leading scorerL.C.
Drasfleld who was shut out
theentlrc evening before
fouling out with 6:10 left in
ihe game. Drasfleld had been
averaging 19.6 points a game.
Greg Starrlck playing In his
second game for SIU since
becoming eligible Jan. 3. led
SIU with 15 points mostly
from the outside. John Garrett netted 11 while Bob El-
drldzc had ten.
Center Juarez Rosborough
attad guard John Garrett both
batgged 11 points each while
Bobby Eld ridge had ten. Other
Salukis to score were Rex
Barker with 9, Sam Gower*.
6; Stan Powles 3; Bruce
Butchko and Tom McBride,
2 each and Marvin Brooks,
Georgia Tech built up am
insurmountable 54-32 half-
time lead on some torrid
shooting. The Yellow-
jackets hit 24 of 31 shots from
(he field for a sizzling.77-1
percentage. SIU shot.438
but hit Just 57 per cent from
(he charity stripe.
When Yifiaku* wasn't pouring in Jump shots. Bob Seim-
cr and Jim Thorn were. Seim-
er had 23 points while the agile
Thorn netted 2*2.
Leading 89-66 with 2:54
left, the Yellowjackcts caught
fire.and out scored SIU 11-5
over the last stretch much to
the approval of the chanting
crowd of 5, 000 who wanted
to see the home team hit the
century mark.
SIU's record dipped to 6-3
while Georgia Tech Improved
to tbe same mark. TTac Yellowjackcts had previously lost
to UCL.A, Indiana a\nd Southern Methodist.
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