Sport: Scoreboard: Nov. 17, 1961

> In college football, it was the week of the powerhouses. Texas strengthened its position as the nation's top-ranked team when, sparked by the breakaway running of Halfback James Saxton, it overwhelmed tough and bulky Baylor 33-7. While second-ranked Alabama smothered Richmond, third-ranked Ohio State, its bruising ground attack contained by stubborn Indiana, turned to such innovations (for Ohio State) as forward passes, to win 16-7 and remain tied for Big Ten leadership with fifth-ranked Minnesota, which outrushed Iowa 16-9. Continuing its return to national prominence, fourth-ranked Louisiana State ran over strong...

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