E 8 THE CATS' PAUSE, DECEMBER 31 , 1977
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1. In the 1949 loss to SMU (20-7) Kentucky's lone TD came on a 26-yard completion from Babe Parilli to:
2. The UK great who blocked two punts, one against North Texas State and one against Georgia Tech, in 1950, to set up UK touchdowns was:
3. Who was the UK opponent in 1951 that came to Lexington undefeated and beat the Wildcats 13-7 after Kentucky was penalized 138 yards and the opponent only had one offside and three delay of game penalties?
4. In a 1950 game against Cincinnati Babe Parilli threw five touchdown passes hitting on 18 of 29 passes for an SEC record of 338 yards. Who was the UK player to catch three of thse five TD passes?
5. In a 7-0 victory over Missouri in 1965, this UK player played safety in his first varsity game. He intercepted
three passes for Kentucky, including one in the end zone, to tie a school record. Who was this Wildcat?
6. Dicky Lyons, the all purpose back from Louisville, threw his first pass in a 196 game to Dan Spanish who carried to the two-yard line. Who was the opponent in that game?
7. The number one ranked team which UK defeated in September 1964 by a 27-21 margin was:
8. Until 1952, Kentucky had ni ost an opening game since 1896. Who beat them in the '52 opener?
9. This Wildcat was named most valuable player of the 1951 Sugar Bowl:
10. The first victory of the "Thin Thirty" was against Detroit, 27-8. Which Wildcat scored three touchdowns in that game?
Walt Yowarsky Georgia Tech Villanova Junior Hawthorne Dom Fucci Perky Bryant Vanderbilt Leeman Bennett
Al Bruno Ole Miss Georgia Bob Gain Hershel Turner Terry Beadles Tennessee Lou Michaels
ANSWERS: l.Dom Fucci 2.Bob Gain 3.Georgia Tech 4.A1 Bruno 5.Terry Beadles 6.Vanderbilt 7.Ole Miss 8.Villanova 9.Walt Yowarsky 10.Perky Bryant
Kentucky - Notre Dame Preview
8th GameNOTRE DAME at Louisville-Saturday, December 31 (TV)
SiteFreedom Hall (16,613) LocationSouth Bend, Ind. Enrollment11,345 ConferenceIndependent NicknameFighting Irish ColorsGold and Blue Athletic DirectorEdward W. Krause PublicistRoger Valdiserri
Ph219 283-7516 1976-77 RecordWon 22, Lost 7
Tipoff4:00 p.m. EST (N TV)
Series-UK leads 25-14
Last Game102-78 UK in /6
Biggest Win Margin-UK 34 (103-69) in '65 ND 21 (41-20) in '36
Records at Site-UK 15-3 (Last Win in '76) ND 3-15 (Last Win in 73)
Hall RecordWon 4, Lost 1
COACHRichard (Digger) Phelps (6 Years at NDWon 114, Lost 58Pet. 66.3) Offense2-1-2 DefenseMan-to-Man, Matchup Zone
Chief LossesToby Knight (F) 15.2; Bill Paterno (F) 9.6
Top ReturneesDon Williams (6-3 G) 18.1; Dave Batton (6-9 F) 12.2; Bruce
Flowers (6-8 F) 11.3; Rich Branning (6-3 G) 10.7 Best NewcomersBill Laimbeer (6-11 C) (red shirt); Tracy Jackson (6-5 F) 2n 8;
Kelly Tripucka (6-7 F) 36.0; Orlando Weelridge (6-8 F) 21.0
OUTLOOK: Notre Dame returns four starters and blends five promising newcomers into its Irish recipe for success. The Irish will have height and plenty of it with 6-9 Dave Batton, 6-11 Bill Laimbeer, who returns after sitting out a year, and 6-11 freshman Gil Salinas. The backcourt is in very capable hands-Don Williams and floor-general Rich Branning, who directed the Irish offense the final 22 games after co-capt. Ray Martin broke his ankle. Bruce Flowers, a two-year starter at forward, is expected to team up with Batton, where the two juniors averaged 11.3 and 12.2 points respectively. All in all, the Irish appear to be loaded with top talent.