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4 > Image 4 of The Cats' Pause, "January 17, 1987"

Part of The Cats' Pause

97/e ' &au&& VIEWPOINT Lot tors To Th Editor Too Much U of L Dear Sir: I've enjoyed your magazine greatly over almost the entire time you've been publishing and I wish to renew for another year. But I don't feel that you are really listening to many readers complaints about columnist Bob Watkins. I, too, feel he is much too pro-U of L in his columns, to the detriment of UK. And UK is what I subscribe fornot U of L. Bluntly speaking, I wish he were replaced by Jim Griesch, whom I did like. I hate to write this kind of item but I do get kind of "rankled" by Mr. Watkins writings. Frankly, I could do without him. Sincerely, Marvin R. White Lexington. Kentucky Eddie's America's Best Dear Sir: As two "True Blue Fans" who just happen to live in the heart of ACC country, your publication is like a breath of fresh air when it arrives in our mailbox. After reading the letter in the 12-27-86 issue from Mr. Robert Dishman of Jeffersonville, Ind., titled "Put Up Or Shut Up" we felt compelled to respond. Well, here it is 6 p.m. on 12-27-86 and in answer to Mr. Dishman, we now know once and for all that UK is the real Kentucky team. We think that today's game proved that Eddie's No. 1 last year's win at home was not luck, as Mr. Dishman, suggested, but pure talent. After all, today's home court advantage didn't seem to help UL did it. Mr. Sutton certainly did shut up Mr. Crum and Mr. Dishman today. Mr. Crum maybe America's Coach, according to Mr. Dishman, however Eddie Sutton proved today he is America's Best Coach! Our applause to Coach Sutton and the Wildcats for your impressive win today! We will be "True Blue Fans" forever! Sincerely, Ray and Pam Hislope Raleigh, N.C. Searching Tourney Trail For Prospects Plenty Of Preps Familiar To TCP Readers Since Thanksgiving I have scouted top high school players and teams in Chicago, Cincinnati. Louisville, Lexington, Ft. Wayne, South Bend, St. Louis and Pine Bluff. After seeing over 50 tournament games, here is my list of top prospects: LaGrange (III.) Lyons Tournament (Nov. 26-29) Marcus Liberty 6-8 Sr. Chicago (III.) M.L. King Tony White 6-1 Jr. So. Holland (III.) Thornwood Eric Anderson 6-9 Jr. Chi. (III.) St. Francis DeSales Rick Bolus Cats' Pause Columnist Jamie Brandon Johnny Selvie 6-3 6-6 Fr. Fr. Chicago (III.) M.L Chicago (III.) M.L King King Naperville (III.) Central Tournament (Nov. 24-29) Curtis Stuckey 6-0 Sr. Peoria (III.) Manual Sam Mack 6-5 Sr. Dolton (III.) Thornridge David Booth 6-5 Jr. Peoria (III.) Manual Dave Mitidiero 6-7 Sr. Lockport (III.) High Maurice Hamilton 6-4 Sr. Lockport (III.) High Mike Clark 6-4 Sr. Dolton (III.) Thornridge Cincinnati "Blue Chip Dennis Scott Chris Cochiani Deron Feldhaus Ruye Glass 6-6 6-0 6-7 6-3 Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. ' Invitational (Dec. 6) Oakton (Va.) Flint Hill Hialeah (Fla.) Miami Lakes Maysville (Ky.) Mason County Hialeah (Fla.) Miami Lakes Chip Jones *Dwayne Brown Sean Sutton 6-1 Jr. Cincinnati (Ohio) Woodward 6-3 Sr. St. Louis (Mo.) Vashon Pleasure Ridge Park (Ky.) Panther Classic (Dec. 13) Paintsville (Ky.) High Louisville (Ky.) PRP Springfield (Ky.) Wash. Co. Owensboro (Ky.) Senior Louisville (Ky.) Doss Springfield (Ky.) Wash. Co. Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha East St. Louis (III.) Lincoln Venice (111.) High Memphis (Tenn.) Central Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha St. Louis (Mo.) Vashon Lexington Thoroughbred Classic (Dec. 20) Eric Manuel 6-6 Sr. Macon (Ga.) Southwest John Pelphrey 6-7 Sr. Desmond Porter 6-3 Sr. Kevin Ellery 6-5 Sr. David Hogg 6-3 Sr. Brandy Monks 6-6 Sr. *Glen Statesman 6-3 Sr. St. Louis 7 -Up Jerrod Mustaf 6-10 Jr. Laphonso Ellis 6-9 Jr. Jesse Hall 6-3 Sr Roland Ware 6-6 Jr. John Gwynn 6-0 Sr "Dwayne Brown 6-3 Sr Jay Edwards 6-5 Sr. Marion (Ind.) High Lyndon Jones 6-3 Sr. Marion (Ind.) High Deron Feldhaus 6-7 Sr. Maysville (Ky.) Mason Co. Sean Sutton 6-2 Sr. Lexington (Ky.) Henry Clay Daric Keys 6-6 Sr. Marion (Ind.) High "Prince Stewart 5-11 Sr. Lexington (Ky.) Lafayette Louisville King of the Bluegrass Tournament (Dec. 26-27) John Pelphrey Allan Houston Desmond Porter Matt Eitutis Blake Miles 6-7 Sr. Paintsville (Ky.) High 6-4 So. Louisville (Ky.) Ballard 6-3 Sr. Louisville (Ky.) PRP 6-8 Sr. Radcliff (Ky.) North Hardin 6-7 Sr. Tallahasse (Fla.) Maclay LeRon Ellis Kevin Ellery 6-5 Sr. Springfield (Ky.) Wash. Co. Stanley Shelby 6-3 Sr. Radcliff (Ky.) North Hardin Donald Tivis 5-10 Sr. Paducah (Ky.) Tilghman Craig Jordan 6-8 Sr. Seattle (Wash.) Garfield Jeff Quarles 6-2 Sr. Hopkinsville (Ky.) High Kenny Phelps 6-0 So. Louisville (Ky.) Male Hillside (III.) Proviso West Tournament (Dec. 26-30) Marcus Liberty 6-8 Sr. Chicago (III.) M.L. King Jamie Brandon 6-3 Fr. Chicago (III.) M.L. King Alonzo Verge 6-0 Jr. Hillside (III.) Proviso West Pat Tompkins 6-5 Sr. Waukegan (III.) East Antoine Davidson 6-9 Jr. Chicago (III.) Collins Emmett Lynch 6-2 Sr. Chicago (III.) M.L. King Karl Anderson 6-8 Sr. Chicago (III.) M.L. King Brian Molis 6-4 Sr. Westchester (III.) St. Joseph Clifford Scales 6-2 Sr. Westchester (III.) St. Joseph Sherman Holmes 6-4 Jr. Chicago (III.) Phillips Johnny Selvie 6-6 Fr. Chicago (III.) M.L. King Semifinals of Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Holiday Tournament (Dec. 26-27) Chris Lovelace 6-9 Jr. Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Northrop J.C. Harris 6-8 Jr. Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Northrop Tommy Smith 6-5 Jr. Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Northside *Doug Reincke 6-8 So. Ft. Wayne (Ind.) Concordia Finals of South Bend Holiday Tournament (Dec. 27) Alphonso Mack 5-9 Jr. South Bend (Ind.) Adams Tony Wilson 6-2 Sr. South Bend (Ind.) Adams Herman Smith 6-6 Sr. South Bend (Ind.) LaSalle *Len Kalber 6-8 Jr. South Bend (Ind.) Adams Pine Bluff (Ark.) King Cotton Tournament (Dec. 30-Jan. 3) Dennis Scott 6-7 Sr. Oakton (Va.) Flint Hill LeRon Ellis 6-11 Sr. Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei Richard Dumas 6-7 Sr. Tulsa (Okla.) B.T. Washington Chris Corchiani 6-0 Sr. Hialeah (Fla.) Miami Lakes John Crotty 6-2 Sr. Lincroft (N.J.) Christian Bros. Sean Sutton 6-2 Sr. Lexington (Ky.) Henry Clay Ernest Smith 6-5 Jr. Memphis (Tenn.) Whitehaven Ruye Glass 6-3 Sr. Hialeah (Fla.) Miami Lakes Aaron Bain 6-6 So. Oakton (Va.) Flint Hill Derrick Knowles 6-8 Sr. Hialeah (Fla.) Miami Lakes Rodney Peel 5-10 Sr. Little Rock (Ark.) Hall * Top sleeper prospect from each tournament