St Johns University - Yearbook (Queens, NY)

 - Class of 1949

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ST. JOHN'S 79-TEMPLE 81 Again a big man spells the doom of the St. John's Redmen . . . this one, Nelson Bobb, hits with deadly accuracy from outside for 29 points completely quelling the Redmen hopes of victory . . . Temple, though, has to win in overtime as Templemen come from behind to knot score as final whistle sounds . . . Redmen in possession of ball during the last few seconds of game . . . try for one basket . . . Calabrese misses from outside . Overtime! lead changes in favor of Temple, Lerner hits on a long set . . . Calabrese ties it up again . . . Borsavage scores a pair of fouls . . . Finn hooks one in . . . l-latkevich puts Temple ahead again . . . Summer's tap dead- locks contest . . . Bobb hits from corner . . . McGuire awarded two foul shots . . . misses first, scores second . . . Borsavage cages foul shot for last point of game. . . Finn breaks for basket, misses layup shot as whistle sounds ending contest. . .. X :gui-W ' r f Y 4 ,fl ' o S l I 1 .f ,I X l I f ,NK N A J. X E 1- -wiv Q- . -,a 453. - , nw.. ,V Y iff - "WI ,V ,M -' ie, T : su p .,.,, ' . I . QQ K .ff x j. Mi: z 11 " ' aww- ,g- 1, 1,1 , ,V vw H ' ' T me . if - we if F7 E11 tm- 341' :Ss vt ,fn 2- r MM: . ,1 'Q' ftlf'-wikfflz-write' , 'LE' V f: S' .,:f 'VVFJ' .4 1 f: .,gi,,g-vale. W :1,,,,fe:.,, 3 .-.. .-Q. V, yy f f Z, f -"4- ' T " HW Y I?-163 ff' f -so fl' ' - 1' it is fi' fe! f M51 ' ' R, If ,iifi f' ff" -1 -,.-if-sljif 5 , ST. JOHN'S 61-HCFSTRA 49 Redmen journey to Hemstead, Long Island to rack up easy but unimpressive win over Flying Dutchmen . . . Summer high for St. John's with l7. Everyone gets into the scoring act as St. John's opens up ten point bulge, cut to eight at half, 35-27 . . . Hofstra comes back in second half but can get no closer than 37-30 . . . Summer, Cala- brese, and Dick help to widen gap to nineteen and ice contest. ST. JOHN'S 57-ST. FRANCIS 43 Annual Terrier-Redman fray takes on added significance . . . victory needed to fulfill Frank McGuire's pre-season hopes of fifteen wins . . . possibility of tourney bid also riding on outcome. As game opens, Redmen almost drive Terrier back into dressing room with torrid Zl points in first ten minutes . . . Summer, playing far and away his best ball, gets eight of his nineteen points in this surge . . . Terriers turn tables and outscore Redmen, l5-6 for remaining ten minutes, paring St. John's edge to 27-l9 at halftime . . . St. Francis takes floor after intermission and battle to 32-3l after seven minutes . . . Tolan suprises with two setshots from the corner and St. John's is in front to stay . . . St. John's opens up fourteen point spread with Summer the big gun, scoring layups, one handers, and hooks from all angles . . . Mulzoff turns in brilliant defensive job on Terrier high scorer Tom Gallagher, limiting him to one field goal and eight fouls . . . Dick McGuire almost overshadowed by Summer's performance, is awarded CYO "most valuable" trophy for second consecutive year. l33

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' - aumvizi: tm' ST. JOHN'S 71-NEW YORK 64 Dick McGuire sings his "swan song" as a collegiate competi- tor in the Garden . . . plays merry tune on Violet harp as he personally humbles Howard Cann's troupe, a vital step in the march to the mythical City title . . . Dick scores l4 points, feeds his mates lO assists . . . Violets grab early 5-O advantage, Red- men quickly match count and move ahead . . . N Y U jittery . . . Red and White, ahead during most of first half, lag and Violets move out in front in closing minutes . . . with seconds remaining, Dombrosky cages layup, is fouled and converts to knot count at 33-all at the buzzer . . . Violets wilt under second half St. John's surge . . . Redmen grab eleven point lead, 44-33 . . . NYU fights back, pulls to within 62-59, but Dick delivers two sensational game clinching layups, ending the Violet drive . . . Calabrese tops for the Vincentians in scoring, amassing 20 tallies. ST. JOHN'S 64-BROOKLYN COLLEGE 55 The supposedly docile Kingsmen, who had only beaten the Redmen once in seventeen tries, throw a scare into the high- flying Vincentians before succumbing, 64-55 . . . meager turn- out sees surprisingly hard-fought tussle as Al Baggett's hopped- up quintet refuses to be awed . . . game tied eleven times . . . Redmen, expecting a breather, visibly shaken by Brooklyn de- termination . . . A pair of mighty mites, Al Kaplan and Mike Ditomasso, of B.C., steal show . . . St. .lohn's enjoys slim half- time margin, 35-33, thanks to Tolan's last second onehander . . . In second half, determined Kingsmen refuse to crack, stay with St, John's for fifteen minutes . . . McGuire brothers spark final Indian spurt to victory. far Al' ll s .A . X, .1

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