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Thursday, March 26, 1970

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Thursday, March 26, 1970 THE MICHICAN DAILY

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HOLD EIGHTH:
Golfers tee off in invitational

Special To The Daily
TUCSON - The Michigan base-
* ball team took it on the chin yes-
terday as the Wildcats of Arizona
ran wild with a 16-7 win. It was
the Wolverine's fifth defeat out of
six contests with the Wildcats on
this opening western trip.
It looked like the Wolverines
would have an easy time of it as
they jumped on Arizona pitcher
Tom Dirks for two runs in the
first inning. With one out, Dan
Fife walked and moved to second
on a wild pitch, and Tom Ket-
tinger, the rookie who is having a
great start for the Wolverines,
then singled to left and drove in
Fife for the first tally of the
game.
Bob Bower then walked and
with men on first and second base,
John Hornyak singled to drive in
Kettinger.
ARIZONA countered for four

Gumnp if
Glenn If
Driscoll 2b
O'Brien lb
Mikulic rf
Rokey, c
Rhodes cf
Prest cf
Balard ss
William 3b
Dirks p
.Shields p

ARIZONA (16)
AB R
2 0
3 0
5 3
3 3
5 3
5 3
. 2 1
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3 1
5 2
1- 0
4 0
Totals 38 16

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runs in their half of the first in-
ning, but in the top of the second,
the Wolverines put themselves
right back into the lead with four
more runs.
Reggie Ball opened the Wolver-!
ine attack that inning with a walk
And moved to second when Gene
Lanthorn grounded out. Mark
Carow singled to left, but Ball had
to stop at third. Then Fife used
his speed to beat out a bunt which
scored Ball, and Tom Lundstedt
followed with a single up the mid-
dle scoring Carrow and sending
Fife to third. On the throw in
?rom centerfield, Lundstedt alertly
took second base. That, however,
was not the end of this play, for
when the third baseman for the
Wildcats took the throw, he threw
wild in an attempt to nail down
Lundstedt. As a result of the
Mets'-like folly, Fife scored and
Lundstedt moved' on to third.
Lundstedt closed out the scoring
when Bower beat out a hit to
third. The result of this wild half,
inning was a 6-4 Wolverine lead.
In the bottom of the second the
Wildcats scored just 'once and
Michigan's lead managed to hold
up until the.,bottom of the fourth
when the Wildcats exploded for
five runs to capture the. lead for
good.
THE WOLVERINES rallied for
one more run in the sixth inning
when, pinch hitter Mike Bowen
beatnout "anbunt, Carrow doubled
to deep right field and Lund-
stedt slashed a single to left which
scored Bowen.
For the Wildcats, the two main
offensive cannons were Mannie
Driscoll and Skip Mikulic. Mikulic
had a perfect day with five singles
and a walk, drove in five runs and
scored three himself.
Driscoll collected four base hits
with one run batted in and also:
scored three.
The pitching for the Wolverines
was all but impressive. Gene Lan-
thorn only lasted for one and one-
third innings as he gave up five
earned runs, walked three and
failed to strike out . a batter.
Mickey Elwood, who relieved Lan-
thorn, was even less effective as
six runs were scored off hiI. Mike
Hilkene pitched in the sixth and
yielded one run. The final pitcher
for Michigan was Tom Fleszar,
who worked the last two innings
and had just as exasperating a

Rudy Tomjanovich, Michi-
gan's great All-American bas-
ketball ace, signed a three year
contract yesterday with the San
Diego Rockets for an estimated
$600,000. Rudy was the Rockets'
first choice in Monday's NBA
draft.
Tomjanovich thrilled Wol-
verine fans for three years on
the way to becoming Michigan's
leading rebounder and second-
leading scorer of all time. He
compiled a scoring average of
30.1 points per game in Michi-
gan's recent campaign.
day as the other three by allowing
three earned runs.
FOR ARIZONA, Frank Dirks
pitched for one and one-third
innings, giving up five runs. How-
ever, his reliever, Bill Shields, was
very effective as he went seven
and two-thirds innings, giving up
just one run and striking out six.
Today, the Wolverines close out
their eight game series with
tenth-ranked A r i z o n a with a
doubleheader.

Special To The Daily
In spite of tricky winds and on-
and-off rainstorms yesterday, Uni-
versity of Michigan golfers came
up with two average rounds and
two exceptional rounds to surge
into eight place in the Miami In-
vitational Tournament with a 302
total, after the first days' compe-
tition.
Leading the tourney is Florida
State which came in with a 279
total while the Miami, Fla. 'B'
team and the Florida State 'B'
team are second and third with
292 and 294 respectively. A total
of 85 teams are entered in the
tourney.
Medalist for the Wolverines was
captain Randy Erskine. Erskine
shot an excellent 73 one stroke
better than the score turned in
by Keith Mohan. Rocky Pozza had
a 77, John Roska and Pete Clark
shot 78's, and Gary Balliet turned
in a 82 to finish out the Wolver-
ines scoring. Only the top four
scores are counted which add up
to Michigan's 302 total.
Head coach Bill Newcomb an-
nounced that, although he wa s
satisfied with the scores, "Pozza
and Roska could turn in better

MICHIGAN (7)
AB R H BI
Carrow 3b 5 1 2 0
Fife cf 4 2 1 1
Lundstedt c 5 1 2 2
Kettinger if .5 1 1 i
Makoski ph 1 0 0 0
Bowen ph 1 1 1 1
Rafferty ss 4 0 0 0I
Baill2b 14 ' 0 1 ?11
Bower lb 4 0 1 1
Hornynk rf 3 0 1 1
Lanthorn p. 1 0 *0 0
Elwoodp 1 0 0 0
Hilkene p 0 0 0 0
Mulvihill ph 1 0 0 - 0
Fileszar p -' 0 0 0 0
Total 39 7 10 6
E - Carrow (2), Rafferty, (2), Wl-
hams (2), Ballard. LOB --Michigan 11,
Arizona 12. 2B - Carrow, Williams,
O'Brien, Glenn, Ballard. SB 1Driscoll
(2), .llBaard. DP -- Michigan 1. A-
Michigan 11, Arizona 10. SF - Dris-
coll, Ballard.
Michigan 240 001 000- 7 10 4
Arizona 410 521 21x-16 17' 3
ip h r er bb so
Lanthorn L (0-2) 1Y 34 5 5 3 0
Elwood 3% 10 7 6 1 1
Hilkene 1 ,1 1 1 2 0
Fleszar 2 2 3 3 5 1
Dirks 1%. 5 6 5 3 1
Shields W (2-0) 7% 5 1 1 3 6
+i" WP - Elw ood, Hilkene (2), Dirks. HBP
- Prest (by Lanthorn). T - 3:12. A-
782.

daily
sport's
NIGHT EDITOR:
AL SHACKELFORD
rounds while "Erskine and Mohan
should be able to shoot about the
same."
Both Michigan and the leader,
Florida State, played yesterday on
the Biltmore Country Club which
Newton claimed "is the easier of
the two courses that the tourna-
ment is played on". Today, the
Wolverines continue the tourna-
ment on the LeJeune Country
Club.

Darkness halted the day's activi-
ties while a few of the contestants
were still finishing their rounds
so opening round play will not be
completely finished until ,tomor-
row morning. One of the players
caught out on the course was re-
ported to be three under par
with three holes left to play. The
leader in the clubhouse had a two
under par 68.
After this tourney, the golf team
had another two weeks to practice
before they enter the Kepler In-
vitational held in Columbus, Ohio.
The' Wolverine links hopes for
the rerhainder of the tournament
rest squarely on the shoulders of
Erskine and Mohan, first-round
leaders for Michigan. In addition,
Balliet must improve on his poor
82 if the squad is to climb.

Scores
Exhibition Baseball
Baltimore 12, Washington 9
Houston 2, Kansas City 0
Detroit 5, Philadelphia 2
Minnesota 8, Atlanta 7
New "York A vs. Chicago A, rain
St. Louis vs. Los Angeles, rain
Kansas City B vs. Montreal, rain
Pittsburgh vs. Boston, rain
San Diego 4, California 3, 12 innings
Cleveland 4, Oakland 3
New York N vs. Cincinnati, rain
Chicago N 4, Seattle 0

-Associated ress
Good brush-no stroke
Spring comes to beautiful downtown Detroit as workmen slop
on a fresh coat of green paint (from Denny McLain's Paint Co.?)
on crumbling Tiger Stadium. Mayo Smith and the tigers are
at least as green and crumbling as the Stadium, as the Detroit
has-beens are struggling through a dismal spring without Denny,
hitting, pitching, fielding or anything else.

Mike Keller, a defensive end
on Michigan's football team,
tore ligaments in his knee dur-
ing practice on Monday. Kel-
ler, a regular in last year's line-
up, is now on crutches and it
is not know how long he may
be out of action.

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Applications and Information
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NBA PLAYOFFS:
Hawks, Bucks suck up foes

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Eastern Division
W L .T Pt.GFGA
Boston 38 16 17 93 260 200
Chicago 41 21 8 90 228 161
Montreal 37 19 15 89 233 179
Detroit 37 19 13 187 219 176
New. York 35 21 15 85 228 175
Toronto 29 29 12 70 215 224.
Western Division
St. Louis 35 26 10 80 211 168
Pittsburgh 24 36 11 59 169 223
Philadelphia 17 29 24 58 191 211
Minnesota 15 34 22 52 203 247
Oakland 19 38 13 51 153 224
Yesterday's Results
Montreal 5, Toronto 2
Boston 3, New York 1
Pittsburgh 2, Minnesota 0
Philadelphia at Oakland, inc.
Today's Games
Chicago at Detroit
Philadelphia at. Los Angeles

Tankers engage in NCAA tourney;
scramble for second behind Indiana

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA - Joe :Caldwell and!
Lou Hudson combined for 75
points 'last night and led Atlanta
to' a 129-111 victory over Chicago
in the first game of the National
Basketball Association's Western
Division semifinal playoffs.
Caldwell fired in 39 points and
Hudson, 36, with the two combin-
Spencer Haywood, former De-
troit Pershing and University of
Detroit ace 'now a sensation in
the ABA, squelched rumors that
he would jump to the NBA by
agreeing to a new six-year con-
tract with the Denver Rockets
totaling ยง1.9 million.
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ing for 35 field goals, 17 by Cald-
well and 18 by Hudson.
Atlanta, which beat Chicago 5-2
during the regular season, trailed
only once in the early stages and
went ahead to stay on a field goal
by Walt Hazzard with 10:04 re-
maining in the first quarter.
The Hawks broke the game
open by outscoring Chicago 14-4
during a three minute span of the
third period that opened a five
point lead to 16, at 95-79, with

2:51 remaining in the third
quarter.
The Hawks' greatest lead came
with four minutes remaining when
Jim Davis. hit a layup, making it.
121-100. ,
Caldwell scored 19 of his points
in the opening period and Hudson
fired in'14 in the second quarter
as they took turns pacing the hot-
shooting Hawks, who sank 56 per
cent of their field goal attempts
in the first half.
Bucks buck
MADISON - The 'Milwaukee
Bucks, with 36 points from Lew
Alcindor and heavy fourth-quar-
ter help from reserve Len Chap-
pell, scored a 125-118 victory over
the Philadelphia 76ers last night
in the first gameaof their best-of-
seven National Basketball Asso-
ciation series.
Chappell came off the bench in
tthe' final period and scored 13
points, including seven straight, to
lift the Bucks from an 89-89 tie.
He finished with 16.
The Eastern Division semifinal
playoff game was played at Mad-
ison because of the unavailability
of the Milwaukee Arena - the
Bucks' regular home.

Guard Jon McGlocklin was sec-
ond to Alcindor in Milwaukee's
scoring with 19 points, including
15 in the second half.
Bill Cunningham and Archie
Clark had 21 each for Philadelphia
while Hal Greer had 20.
The first half epded with the
76ers up by two points at 57-55,
after the teams had fought a see-
saw battle throughout the first
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By NORM SCHERR
"I can promise you that our
times will be our best of the year
and we'll be going with everything
we have."
Normally, you digest a bland
tidbit of coaching rhetoric like
this with a heavy salting. But
when Doc Counsilman cooks up
this statement about his Hoosiers
for the NCAA Swimming Cham-
pionships, you can't swallow this
heavy stuff without choking.
Since Indiana swimmers own a
large share of the fastest times
nationally so far, and comprise a
team of fantastic depth (11 cur-
rent membprs scored points last
year), giving their all won't leave
Courts clear
EMU eager
LANSING (/P) - The Michigan
. Court -of Appeals has cleared the
way for Eastern Michigan Univer-
sity's Earle B. Higgins to play pro-
fessional basketball.
Higgins was picked by San Fran-
cisco in the third round of this
week's National Basketball Asso-
ciation draft of college players.
The Appeals Court ruled yes-
terday it was unfair for a judge
to prohibit . Higgins from playing
college or professional sports while
on probation for breaking and en-
tering.
Higgins, 22, pleaded guilty to
the charge in 1968 and Washtenaw
Circuit Judge James Breakey Jr.
placed him on five years' proba-
tion:

much for the mere mortal mermen
of the rest of the country, Michi-;
gan included, when they meet to-
day in Salt Lake City for the start
of the finals.
With Indiana reigning, peren-.
nial contenders USC, Stanford,
UCLA, SMU, Long Beach State,
and maybe Michigan will only be
battling for second best. And for
Michigan, the going will not be
easy.
Michigan coach Gus Stager
views the situation rather realis-
tically saying, "We've got a
chance to place from second to
sixth, but I'm not counting points
now.
"If we're going to finish any-
where, (Gary) Kinkead and
(Juan) Bello will have to swim
well. in all of their events; the
freshmen and sophomores will
have to come through in the but-
terfly, back and medleys; and
we'll have to antipate fine per-
formances from the divers."
Filling this tall order will take
some doing, but Stager finds some
optimistic indications from the
practices. "Bello is returning to
form and (Steve) McCarthy * nd
the other backstrokers have been
sparkling." x
Michigan has strong points in
the individual medley, backstroke,
butterfly and middle distance
freestyle. Workhorses Kinkead and
Bello will try to repeat their per-
formances 'of last year, Kinkead
in the 400 IM and 200 backstroke,
Belo in the 100 and 200 free and
possibly the 100 fly. Veteran junior
Bill Mahoney will swim the breast-
stroke events.
The remainder of the squad, not
surprisingly, is comprised of sophs

and frosh. The individual medley
and butterfly events are the spe-
cialties of Don Peterson, Ray Mc-
Cullough and Tim Norlen, with
Peterson adding his talent to Mc-
Carthy in the backstroke. McCul-
lough also swims freestyle.
Dave Clark joins Mahoney in
breaststroke duties, and soph Byr-
on McDonald will concentrate in
the fly. All finished well in the
Big Ten Finals last month.
Besides individual competition,
these swimmers will form some
fairly strong relays, especially the
800 free and 400 medley relay.
Last year, Michigan edged out
Yale for fourth, due in a large
part of the success of the divers.
While Yale won't be there this
year, part of the burden of suc-
cess will *"still remain with the
divers.
Three will be making the trip,
a fourth of the team being sent
to Utah. Two divers. Dick Rydze
and Bruce McManaman, are ex-
perienced scoring veterans, while
junior Al Gagnet will be making
his national debut.
Coach Dick Kimball eyes the
competition at bit warily. "Last
year, the NCAA's were strictly
Big Ten grounds. Now we expect
a little more rivalry with West
Coast and Florida schools, besides
Indiana, Ohio State, Wisconsin,
Minnesota and Michigan State."
Kimball still feels, though, that
his divers should give Jim Henry
and front-running Indiana a good
battle, and may even out-point
them overall.

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