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November 15, 1991

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Sean Woods, Deron Feldhaus and John Pelphrey each hit 3-point shots in an 11-2 run in the second half as Kentucky defeated the Soviet National Team 112-92 in an exhibition game.

Woods, who finished with 16 points, started the spurt with a 3-pointer for an 82-69 lead with 11:04 remaining in Thursday night’s game. After the Soviet’s Igor Grachev scored on a layup, Woods drove inside for another basket to keep a 13-point margin.

Feldhaus and Pelphrey then hit consecutive 3-pointers to push Kentucky’s lead to 90-71 with 9:43 to go, and the Soviets never threatened the rest of the way.

Jamal Mashburn, hitting three of seven 3-pointers, led Kentucky with 24 points. Feldhaus added 13.

Anton Yudin topped the Soviets with 18 points, followed by Sergei Grezin and Grachev with 17 apiece and Sergei Antipov 10.


ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Michigan’s freshman class made a successful college debut as Chris Webber scored 16 points and Jalen Rose added 15 to lead the Wolverines to an 84-63 victory over the Cuban National Team.

Michigan also received double-figure scoring from three returning players in Thursday night’s game. Sam Mitchell scored 13 points, Michael Talley had 11 and Eric Riley added 10.

Andres Gilbert led Cuba, 0-7 on its current U.S. tour, with 17 points.


BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Former Olympian Todd Foster ran his professional record to 22-0 when one-time WBO lightweight champion Mauricio Aceves failed to answer the bell for the seventh round in their scheduled 10-round bout.

Foster, a native of Great Falls, Mont., used an aggressive left jab to set up crushing rights in Thursday night’s fight. He opened a cut near Aceves’ left eye in the third round, and the cut worsened as the fight progressed.


NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks signed former Houston Rockets guard Kennard Winchester and waived guard-forward Carlton McKinney.

Winchester, 25, appeared in 64 games with Houston in 1990-91, averaging 3.7 points and 9.5 minutes per game. He was in preseason camp with the Boston Celtics this year, but was waived prior to the start of the season.

Terms of the contract were not announced.

McKinney played in two games for New York, scoring four points in nine minutes of action.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Relief pitcher Scott Bailes signed a 1-year contract with the California Angels for 1992 with an option for 1993.

Bailes, 28, was 1-2 with a 4.18 ERA in 42 appearances last season. The left-hander was on the 15-day disabled list in July with a strained right foot.

He was acquired by the Angels in January 1990 from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for infielder Jeff Manto and pitcher Colin Charland.


PROVO, Utah (AP) - Nick Sanderson scored 19 points as Brigham Young defeated Panionios, Greece, 111-72 in an exhibition game.

Predrag Benacek led Panionios with 24 points in Thursday night’s game.


AMES, Iowa (AP) - Ron Bayless and Justus Thigpen each scored 16 points as Iowa State defeated the Ukrainian Nationals 91-72 in an exhibition game.

Dmitry Basilevsky led the Ukrainians with 19 points in Thursday night’s game.


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Freshman David Vaughn scored 18 points and had nine rebounds as Memphis State beat High Five America 83-70 in an exhibition game.

Ernest Smith, who scored Memphis State’s first 11 points in Thursday night’s game, also finished with 18. Ken Travis led High Five America with 20 points.


MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - Kevin Spencer, the head football coach at Wesleyan University, will step down Monday to take a position with the Cleveland Browns.

Spencer, the coach at Wesleyan since 1987, announced the his resignation Thursday. He was 14-26 record in five seasons with the Cardinals, including a 6-2 mark in 1990. The Cardinals finished the 1991 season at 3-5.


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Hartford rookie left wing Michel Picard separated his left shoulder against Montreal and will be sidelined four to six weeks.

Picard, who has two goals and five assists, was injured early in the first period Thursday night when he checked Montreal center John LeClair behind the Whalers net. Picard went down briefly but finished the shift before leaving the game.


CHICAGO (AP) - Marques Johnson scored 15 points and Clarence Thompson added 14 as Marathon defeated Loyola of Illinois 69-57 in an exhibition game.

Grant Moehring led Loyola with 11 points in Thursday night’s game.

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