Sport: Scoreboard, Mar. 16, 1953

¶In Detroit, the Red Wings' Gordie Howe (TIME, March 2) went on a scoring spree (two goals, three assists) against the last-place New York Rangers, to run his season total to 90 points (45 goals, 45 assists) and break his own National Hockey League record of 86 points. This week, with seven games to go, Howe scored another goal, leaving him within shooting distance of the record—50—set by Montreal's Maurice Richard in 1944-45. ¶In Cleveland, Rio Grande's Basketballer Bevo Francis sank 54 points against Wilberforce (final score: 109-55), paced his team to...

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