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November 17, 1958
BASKETBALL—NEW YORK, leader in NBA Eastern division standings: ST. LOUIS, leader in Western division.
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November 17, 1958

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BASKETBALL—NEW YORK, leader in NBA Eastern division standings: ST. LOUIS, leader in Western division.

BOATING—ROLAND BECKER, St. Petersburg, Fla., 125-mile Tampa- Ft. Myers ocean race, in cutter Interlude by 33 minutes over Jimmy Turner in yawl Jamel, St. Petersburg.

BOXING—ERICH SCHOEPPNER, German light heavyweight champion, 6-round TKO over Chuck Spieser, Dortmund, Germany.

Jose Torres, 5-round KO over Burke Emery, middleweights, New York.

Johnny Busso, unanimous 10-round decision over Joe Brown, world lightweight champion, in nontitle match, Miami Beach.

Kenny Lane, 10-round split decision over Lahouari Godih, lightweights, Syracuse.

CROSS-COUNTRY—DRAKE UNIVERSITY and UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, tie for Missouri Valley Conference team championship, Wichita, Kans. Individual winner: Jerry Smartt, Houston, in 15:10.3, for three miles.

Kansas, Big Eight Conference team championship, Norman, Okla. Individual winner: Gail Hodgson, Oklahoma, in 14:00.4 for three miles (conference record).

Army, Heptagonal team championship, New York. Individual winner: R. Dyke Benjamin, Harvard, in 25:12 for five miles.

Boston AA Marathon Club, national AAU senior 30-kilometer team championship, York, Pa. Individual winner: Robert A. Carman, Pittsburgh, in 1:37:28.

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