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February 23, 1986

ATLANTA (AP) _ Louisville’s Pervis Ellison, who led the Cardinals to three straight victories, was named Sunday the Metro Conference Player of the Week.

Ellison scored 58 points, grabbed 34 rebounds, blocked 12 shots, had 11 assists and six steals as Louisville beat Southern Mississippi, Florida State and Houston last week.

He also shot 62 percent from the field as the Cardinals ran their winning streak to six games and tied Memphis State for first place in the conference with an 8-2 league record.


ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) - Austria’s Andreas Felder won the windup World Cup event of Switzerland’s three-hill jumping contest with a superior second effort on Engelberg’s 90-meter Titlis hill.

Finnish ace Matti Nykaenen turned in the longest jump of the day with 120.5 meters in the first series and widened his lead in the overall World Cup standings.

Rolf-Age Berg of Norway, who had won at St. Moritz Wednesday and was runner-up Friday at Gstaad, finished seventh Sunday to take the three-hill title with 622.3 points. Nykaenen was second with 622.2.

Felder compiled 215.7 points Sunday on jumps of 118.5 and 112 meters. Nykaenen was second with 211.4, jumping 120.5 and 108 meters.

Rolf-Age Berg of Norway, who had won at St. Moritz Wednesday and was runner-up Friday at Gstaad, finished seventh Sunday to take the three-hill title.

In the World Cup standings, Nykaenen has 185 points and Ernst Vettori of Austria 179.


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Dwayne Rawls, a 6-foot-6 senior for Duquesne University, was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on Sunday.

In three Conference games, Rawls averaged 19.6 points and 11.3 rebounds. Rawls scored 11 points and had nine rebounds as Duquesne beat Rhode Island 72-59. Rawls scored 25 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to lead the Dukes to a 63-54 victory over Massachusetts.

Rawls tallied 24 points in a 90-75 loss to St. Joseph’s earlier in the week. The conference leader in shooting percentage (.575), Rawls shot .512 (22-43) from the field and .652 (15-23) from the foul line.


NEW YORK (AP) - Frank McConville of Team Kangaroo led 2,115 competitors in the 10-kilometer Bagel Run Sunday with a time of 30 minutes, 27 seconds, scoring by 310 yards over Jim Stemm of the Warren State Athletic Club in Central Park.

Stemm’s time was 31:12, ahead of Jason Jett of the World Runners, who was clocked in 31:26.

Gillian Beschloss of the Manhattan Track Club won the women’s division with a time of 35:38, eight seconds better than the meet mark set by Nancy Seegar of Warren State in 1981.

The Central Park Track Club won the men’s title with 80 points. The Atalanta team captured the women’s crown with 22 points.


LENINGRAD (AP) - Soviet skier Vladimir Smirnov won the sixth stage of World Cup cross-country competition Sunday, the Soviet news agency Tass reported. Smirnov was timed in 41 minutes, 32.6 seconds in the 15-kilometer race with Gunde Svan of Sweden second in 41:53.6.

Svan retained his lead in the standings after the sixth stage, with 140 points. Torgny Morgen of Sweden is second with 71 points and Smirnov third with 68.

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