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Georgia Tech Defeats Wildcats in Final Southern Conference Tilt, 35 to 31
two-thirTech center, gained the tip-oof the time, and when he failed to obtain it his fellow players were
on hand to retrieve the ball. Georgia led at the half, 20 to 14.
JENKINS IS STAR
Basketball Nears Close;
Delts Surprise by Beating Sigma Nu
In the last few minutes of play
the Wildcats "began to exert themselves to the limit to gain points. As
a result, they increased an eleven
.The Golden Tornado of Georgia point advantage to four points just
Tech swept to a 35 to 31 triumph before the final pistol fired. Captain
over the University basketball team Jenkins was the star for Kentucky
last Saturday night before 5,000 spec- and tallied nine of his team's points.
tators, the largest crowd that has at- Jeffries was held to three points.
tended a game here this season.
The line-uThe Kentucky defeat was a sur- Kentucky (31)
Georgia Tech (35)
prise, since the "Wildcats were favored Combs (8)
.. (2) Harris
to win. Kentucky downed Vander-bi- lt Jeffries (3)
by 20 points, while Georgia only Milward
defeated the Tennesseans by 10 Jenkins (9)
Kentucky was completely outclassSubstitutions: Kentucky McBray-e- r
ed on the offense by the Tornado,
(5), Dees, Owens (2).
which presented such a formidable
Referee Monroe Sweeney.
defense that the Kentucky attack was
repulsed consistently. In the first
half the Wildcat players were compelled to shoot from long range with"I was doped," said the Hare when
out much success.
Combs was the
only Kentuckian who succeeded in j he woke up and found that the tor- penetrating the opposing defense for toise had won the dead heat.
"This is a conspiracy," said Julius
The Wildcats took the lead at the Caesar, as he saw the assassins whetbeginning of the game when Jeffries ting their knives.
"More propaganda," shrugged the
scored a free throw. Georgia then
tallied four field goals before Ken- villagers, as the boy began shouting
tucky was able to score again. Heeke, "Wolf" once too often.
basketball tournament is rapidly nearing a close. The
recruits in division I to date are as
follows: February 8 Sigma Alpha
Chi 3; Phi Sigma
Alpha 20; February
9 Delta Chi
Gamma Ep11; Sigma Chi
silon 7; February 13
Gamma Epsilon 3;
Phi Sigma Kappa
AlOmega 18; Delta Chi
These are the results of division II:
February 8 Sigma Nu
KapTheta 10; Kappa Sigma
pa Tau 6; February 9 Alpha Sigma
Beta Xi 4; February
13 Delta Tau Delta
"Was your party a success?"
"Ill say so. There was half a pint left over."
Wildcats vs Centre
and child who lives in Kentucky, especially in Lexington, knows
the meaning of that statement and
without a doubt it needs no further
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The Southern Conference tournament will get under way next week
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Sept. 9, 1926
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with an entry list of sixteen teams.
These teams will be chosen by Conference officials, based on the record
made by them this season. Kentucky
will more than likely be one of the
fortunate teams to receive an invitation to compete for the laurels of the
South. The Wildcats' record this
year is rather impressive, having won
seven out of nine conference games.
Maryland and Georgia Tech are the
only ones in the conference who have
succeeded in defeating the Blue and
Tomorrow night the Wildcats will
close their 1928 basketball
season, which has been more or less
of a success, when they will try to
lower again the colors of the Centre
This game will
bring to a close the basketball career
of Captain Paul Jenkins who has perWe believe that Kentucky has a
formed so admirably for the Blue and
team that is good enough to win the
White this season.
tournament if they play the game
in the way that we all know that they
The Colonels have not enjoyed the
are capable of playing
very best of success this year, but be some mighty good it. Therewill
that never seems to handicap their in the tournament
to win from
playing in any sport when engaging any of them will and
require their utthe Wildcats in combat. Kentucky most attention and alertness during
won rather an easy victory from every second
of the game. If the
Centre during the early part of the 'Cats "get right"
year, since then both teams have im- afford some team they are going to
plenty of worry
proved to a great extent and the out- and
discomfort, but if they are "off
come is doubtful in the minds of form" they might
as well pack up
their grips and head for the blue
grass. We feel that the Wildcats can
According to dope, Kentucky should cause a lot of commotion in the
win this game from Centre in an easy tournament and we hope that they do.
fashion, but this "dope bucket" busi- When the time comes for them to
ness is all the "bunk" in many cases. leave for Atlanta they may rest asAccording to the "bucket" Kentucky sured that they will have the backshould have won their game last Sat- ing and support of the entire univerurday night from Georgia Tech. That sity and town people as well.
game was a nightmare and is history
Coach Gamage is not taking any
now, but it was just one of the many
instances where the "bucket" had a chances that his football men of next
hole in it and the dope leaked out. year will become stale and lose their
Kentucky being the unfortunate one, knowledge of the game. For two
in this case, to be flooded under a weeks now he has had between forty
barrage of unexpected baskets. It and fifty men out for spring pracgoes to show that the unexpected will tice. The majority of the men are
freshmen from this year's team, who
just naturally happen at times.
arb looking forward to a possible
on the varsity this fall. The
Whether or not it was psychology berth
or just, being unavoidably detained great that are out are displaying a
deal of enthusiasm and are
that prevented the Tech men from ar- working hard to perfect their faults.
riving at the Gym on time for their
game with the 'Cats last Saturday
Judge How many times have you
night is a question in the minds of
many people. If their intention was been here before ?
Jones Keep your own records,
a stragetic bit of work, accomplishing for them their aim, Georgia Tech Judge. Exchange.
knew that the game with Kentucky
was doubtful as to the outcome and
it would be necessary to pull the unexpected if they wanted to win the
game. This they did and with good
Service and Satisfaction are the Foundation of
WHERE COLLEGE MEN and GIRLS GO
than Jenkins and better working
Jeffries, who played so gallantly as
combinations than Jenkins and Jef-- j a kitten against the Vandy fro3h. in
fries, but Vandy followers have not! the 192G grid campaign, demonstrathad the pleasure of entertaining them ed to those present last night that
his artistry as a pigskin manipulator
In those early minutes of play the is equalled by his fondness of the
Vandy defense was a rock wall. In basketball court. He rarely worked
inside the 17 foot lines. Milward and
the latter part cf the game it was a Combs, cousins of the famous Earl
By Bill Rollow
sieve. They foiled one Wildcat meth- Combs, did that. But the dimunitive
(In The Nashville Tennesseean)
od of attack. But the Wildcat straight-- , forever-read- y
smile was unexcelled
sev- way employed other weapons. OverWildcat wildness may come in
in the vast territory he did cover and
superlative de- head passes, valueless because of when late in the game he went out
eral degrees, but the
gree is called Jeffries and the next Vandy alertness, but the Jenkins-Jeffrie- s
via the four personal foul route, he
step down the line is named Paul
combination began using a was accorded what was perhaps a
bouncing toss that was extremely
greater ovation than any visiting
cagester ever received at Vanderbilt.
The names were not unfamiliar to
the Commodore followers yesterday.
Today they are mentioned about the
campus in, awed tones, for this pair
furnished the fuel for a blaze that
burned Vandy hopes to a crisp and
left the Gold and Black machine
hanging on the ropes of a 54 to 29
For the first 15 minutes the Commodores matched speed for speed and
shot for shot with the Kentuckians.
Through this span Sugar Bridges and
Dan Brooks were ably assisted by
Dave Baker, Dublin, Ireland, and
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Vernon Sharp as they formed a
which the Wildcats could not
penetrate and worked the ball in deep
themselves for enough shots to lead
7 to 4 after 12 minutes had been
played. Three minutes later it was a
tied at 11 all, and after that came
the deluge with the floor work of the
Kentucky five giving them open shots
and they cashed them with relentless
Milward, who went into the
position late in the first half, collected 15 tallies to tie Irvine Jeffries for
scoring honors. The tall center worked on a pivot under the basket, and
when Jeffries was unable to shake
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off Sugar Bridges he shot the ball to
the center who usually flipped it in.
Captain Paul Jenkins, all conference running guard in 1926, who was
not considered last year because he
did not attend the Atlanta tourney,
inaugurated the Kentucky attack. It
was he who put in motion the drives
which left the Commodores helpless.
The greatest attack seen in the Vandy
gym m two seasons was bunt arounu
his stocky figure and his passes to
tne even stocKier ana more brilliant
Jeffries were marvels of accuracy.
There may be better running guards
WILDCATS GO WILD
ON S. LIME, OFF MAIN
Mr. Potter, director of
sports, for his effort and interest in
Standing of teams:
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Alpha Tau Omega
Alpha Gamma Epsilon
Alpha Sigma Phi
Delta Tau Delta
Phi Kappa Tau
mnnVi intorflcf in fVio finnl rtnfftAma ?a Phi Delta Theta
being shown. Much credit is due to Sigma Beta Xi
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Beta Xi 11.
February 13 was unlucky for the!
Sigma Nu warriors, who were defeated by the Delts in an overtime period.
This defeat is the first one that the
Sigma Nu team has received in two
years. The Alpha Sigs and the Kappa Sigs are undefeated in Division II.
In Division I, the S. A. E.'s and the
Delta Chis are the teams boasting an
undefeated record so far. The competition this season has been exceptionally keen, and the brand of basketball displayed is of a high calibre.
A large number of the followers of
the various Greek teams have turned
out at every session of the play, and
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