The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, December 12, 1972, Image 4

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Page 4 College Station, Texas Tuesday, December 12, 1972 TH£ BATTALION First A&M Setback, 79- 72 George Washington Nips Ags By BILL HENRY Battalion Sports Writer George Washington University used an overabundance of talent here Monday night. Pat Tallent that is. Tallent hit eight straight buck ets and scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half, thrusting the visitors to a 79-72 victory. For the Texas Aggies, it was the first defeat of the young sea son and leaves A&M with a 5-1 record. The Colonials travel back to Washington, D. C., with an identical mark after suffering their first defeat of the year in Rice Saturday, 93-89. “That’s the most aggressive I’ve ever seen them play,” George Washington coach Carl Stone said after the game. “The key to our win was the way Tallent and Clyde Burwell played. Burwell has finally come around like I though he would. He’s devastat ing.” Burwell, a 6-11 sophomore, in timidated A&M’s inside game and stuffed in 17 points with his jump shots. He led GW with 10 rebounds. For the Aggies, it was a com bination of inopportuned turn overs, lack of outside scoring punch and a disputed goal-tend ing call and following technical foul. “We played hard,” coach Shel by Metcalf said following his first loss. “Cedric (Joseph) is getting better and Jeff (Overhouse) is beginning to find himself after being injured during drills. Mustang’s Popelka Wins Tips Award DALLAS — Robert Popelka, Southern Methodist University’s outstanding defensive back, has been named winner of the fifth annual Kern Tips Memorial Award. America team and the Football Writers All-America team. The trophy, named for the late Southwest Conference radio broadcaster, is awarded each year by Humble Oil & Refining Co. to the outstanding senior football player in the Southwest Confei*- ence. Popelka broke the SMU record for most yards in interception re turns and set a new school record for most tackles by a defensive back three years in a row. He is also an honor student, main taining a 3.5 grade point average in the School of Business. Selection of the winner is made by a panel of 120 media and sports representatives. Popelka, who is from Temple, Tex., has recorded an outstanding football and academic career at SMU. His defensive play at the safety position has attracted widespread recognition. As a junior, he was named co-defen sive player of the year in the Southwest Conference, was selected consensus all-conference, and made the Associated Press All-America second team. John J. Loftis Jr., vice presi dent and member of the Humble board of directors, made the award presentation to Popelka. Loftis pointed out that academic standing, good sportsmanship and high moral character were con sidered in the selection in addi tion to athletic ability. The award winner is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Popelka of Temple. This year, he has been named to the Kodak mid-season AU TRY BATTALION CLASSIFIED Other players, nominated for the 1972 award were: Mike Bay er, Texas; Lyle Blackwood, Tex as Christian; Bruce Gadd, Rice; Robert M u r s k i, Texas A&M; Tom Reed, Arkansas; Donald Rives, Texas Tech; and Tommy Stewart, Baylor. The University of Houston is not eligible for the award until it competes for the Conference football title in 1976. ATTENTION A&M LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE CUSTOMERS! BECAUSE THE FALL SEMESTER ENDS IN A MAT TER OF DAYS, GENERAL TELEPHONE WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE. PLEASE NOTIFY THE GENERAL TELEPHONE BUSINESS OFFICE ABOUT ANY CHANGES CONCERNING YOUR STUDENT LONG DISTANCE SERVICE ACCOUNT THAT MAY OCCUR NEXT SEMESTER. YOU CAN MAKE THESE CHANGES BY WRITING GENERAL TELEPHONE, P. O. BOX 1193, BRYAN, TEXAS 77801 OR BY CALLING THE BUSINESS OFFICE AT 822-9561. ALSO, STUDENTS DESIRING TO ADD THE LONG DISTANCE SERVICE FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER MAY APPLY PRIOR TO THE HOLIDAYS TO INSURE PROMPT SERVICE FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER. FOR THE BEST IN TELEPHONE SERVICE REMEMBER TO MAKE THESE CHANGES PRIOR TO THE HOLIDAYS! GENERAL TELEPHONE “I thought it was the best game we’ve played all year and I’m sure it’s the best they’ve played.” Overhouse led A&M in scoring with 21 points followed by Joseph with 18. Mario Brown was the only other Aggie in double fig ures with 12. Leading rebounders for A&M was Joseph with 11 and Over house with 10. “We finally got our inside plugged up in good shape and now we don’t get any help from our wings,” Metcalf added. “We have got to get a good team ef fort to beat clubs like George Washington. What we desper ately need is someone to back up Ced and Jeff underneath. We lose too much momentum when we have to rest them.” One play was singled out by Metcalf after the game giving the Aggies the loss. A&M had come within two points, 72-70, with 1:04 remaining when Bur well missed a lay-up, Brown got the rebound and referee Shorty Lawson called goal-tending on Joseph for hitting the net. Met calf questioned the call and was Track Team Sets Marks Texas A&M’s track team set three school indoor records in a meet in Monroe, La., Saturday. The two-mile relay team of Pat Bradley, Harold Davis, Willie Blackmon and Horace Grant placed first in a time of 7:50.5. The old record was 7:50.6 set In 1967. Sophomore Scotty Jones ran 7.2 in the 60-yard hurdles for third place. The old record was 7.4, held by Rockie Woods and Jack Abbott. Donny Rogers long jumped 23 feet for a new record, though he did not place. The old record was 22-7!4 by Steve O’Neal in 1967. Freshman Craig Carter won the shot put with a career best of 54-0(4. David Peterek placed third in the pole vault with 15-0. Ben Greathouse, competing un attached, tied for first in the high jump with 6-10. In the afternoon division, the mile relay team of David Hunt, Donny Rogers, Tom Owen and David Morris won in a time of 3:30.6. The two-mile relay team of Harold Vagtborg, Dennis O’Brien, Tom Todd and Danny Jones placed second. “We were very pleased with the s h o w i n g,” coach Charlie Thomas said. “Sammy Dier- schke and Wayne Mills both ran well on the mile relay, though we didn’t place. Everything is very encouraging.” PAWN LOANS Money Loaned On Anything Of Value. Quick Cash For Any Emergency. See Us For Ready Cash Today. Texas State Credit Pawn Shop 1014 Texas Ave., Bryan Weingarten Center ALLEN Oldsmobile Cadillac SALES - SERVICE “Where satisfaction is standard equipment” 2401 Texas Ave. 823-8002 Ponderosa Specials • Friday Evening Fish Fry — $2.00 Sunday Noon Lunch $2.00 • Special Weekend Rates for Parents & Students Call 846-5794 Ponderosa Motor Inn stuck with a technical. These events gave George Washington the lead, 75-70, and the ball. After the contest, Lawson ad mitted he blew the call when he was asked to view the film in Metcalf's office. “I thought Cedric hit the net before the shot,” he said. “It was a fast break and I couldn’t see it clearly. That’s what I thought happened.” When analyzing the play, it was Brown who tipped the net, but it came after grabbing Bur- well’s missed shot. Joseph was seven feet away from the basket. The only thing the Aggies couldn’t overcome was the tre mendously hot hand held by the Colonials the second half. George Washington hit on 17 of 22 shots from the field for 77%. A&M hit on 13 of 33 for 39%. A&M’s largest lead in the con test was with 18:01 remaining in the opening stanza 8-3. Less than two minutes later, the Ag gies found themselves down 9-8. It was nip and tuck for a while, but by 9:07 remaining in the half, GW garnered a nine point lead, 27-18. In the second half, GW jumped to an eight point lead with Tal lent doing his thing from about 20-feet out. 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