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The Athenaeum. (Atlanta, GA) 1898-1925, February 01, 1925, Image 23

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THE ATHENAEUM 165 field goals for Morehouse. Clark counted twice from the floor and Capt. Taylor rang up his first field goal of the evening. Three more Bailey free tosses piled up the Morehouse total to 13 points. With Wilberforce held to a single field basket and three foul-line shots, the half ended with Wilberforce a five-point trailer. Archer’s brace of field goals opened the second half. Taylor ad ded three foul shots and a successful toss from the field before his fourth personal foul was called. Clark was forced out of the game on fouls and Wilberforce got its scoring machine under way. Capt. Lewis piled up four field goals- Ward made good on three chances from the foul line and Harding added a pair of free tosses to a pair of field goals. With shots raining at the baskets, confusion in the scoring caused a rush for the exits when the score was announced at the ending of the second half as Morehouse^ 25; Wilberforce, 24. With the correct figures proving a tie-up, the extra period was started. Ward accounted for two field baskets and a foul shot, while Huff took on a field goal to swell the Wilberforce count. Morehouse had to content herself with a Sapp foul shot and a pair of free tosses by Sykes. Wilberforce (32) Morehouse (28) Redden F. Sykes Lewis F..- Clark Ward C Traylor Harding G- ?■'. Bailey Huff G Archer Substitutions: Wilberforce, Smith and Slater; Morehouse, Dobbs and Sapp. Points Lewis 10, Ward 13, Harding 7, Huff 2, Sykes 2, Clark 2, Traylor 7, Bailey 6, Archer 8, Sapp 3. Referee, Brandis. Umpire, Matheny. Scorer L. Slater Baynes, Morehouse. MOREHOUSE SWAMPS A. & T. 69—18 - By L. Slater Baynes On the night of January 29th, Morehouse College unmasked such a wonderful system of Basketball that Greensboro A. &. T. College was completely deluged- In the first half Morehouse completely out classed and out-played her opponents making 32 points to A. & T. College 5. The last half was a repitition of the first with A. &. T. Basketeers shooting a little more accurately. Throughout the game the Morehouse players showed an excellent passing system- Traylor took away individual honors by making 18 points. Archer next with 17 r and Clark 10. MOREHOUSE COLLEGE RUNS OVER ATLANTA UNIVERSITY 53—36. Morehouse College showed herself complete master of Atlanta University when they defeated them in an exciting game of basket ball Friday afternoon January 30th. The score does not give an inkling of the game that was played because A. U. although outplayed, in all