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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY,

TWI~ MTCWJGAN~ DAILY TUESDAY,

...

1orthwestern Sets
ildcats Extend Win Streaki to Eight

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Back

Michigan

Cagers,

83-7v

Combined Wolverine-Spartan Ice Squad
To Challenge Russians in Detroit Tonight

ith Hot Second-Half S

(Continued from Page 1)
field goal in the first 10 min-
of the second half.f
y that time Michigan fell 141
ts behind-a stunning blow to
am that was only one point
n, 39-40, at the intermission.

Michigan started the game well
and succeeded in its original de-
fense plan -- stopping 6'9" Joe
Ruklick, a center who had been
averaging 25.0 points per game.
From 25 feet out, George Lee
hit three straight push shots in

oring Spree'
the opening moments to counter-
act the scoring of Jones and Ruk-
lick, giving Michigan a 10-8 edge.
Lee kept dueling Jones and
Mantis in field goals while Michi-
gan dropped in 11 straight free
throws-including eight by Burton.-
Meanwhile, Farris - although'
only 6'3"-Rogers and Burton took
turns guarding Ruklick and held
him to just a pair of first-half field,
goals,
Gain Edge
Terry Miller and John Tidwell'
hit back-to-back jump shots with
1:30 to play in the initial half to
give their team a 39-36 edge. But
Mantis dumped in a jump shot
and then set up Ruklick for a hook
shot and the 'Cats never lost the
lead again.
A major factor in Michigan's
threat to Northwestern, a team
that lost only to North Carolina,
was rugged a rebounding line. Bur-
ton pulled down 23, Tidwell grab-
bed 13, and Lee had 12,
Strong Rebounder
Ruklick, a strong rebounder ally
season long, pulled in only nine-
one behind team-leader Jones' 10.
But the Wolverines could find
the range on only 31.2 per cent on
its 93 field goal attempts while
their foes had a 47.7 game per-,
centage.
Statistics

-Daily-Harry Strauss
UP AND IN - Wolverine guard Terry Miller (31) drives in for
two points in the second-half of last night's game. The Wildcat's
Willie Jones (3) who scored 10 of 13 field goal attempts, vainly
attempts to block the shot.
'1W' Runners Impressive
In Annual Holiday M Aeet

By HAL APPLEBAUM
Traditional rivals Michigan and
Michigan State will temporarily
bury the hatchet as they combine
hockey teams in an effort to upset
the invading Russian Olympic
squad at Detroit's Olympia tonight
at 8:30.
Spartans Bolster Squad
The Wolverine squad, plagued
by manpower deficiency all season.!
will be bolstered by Spartan goalie
Joe Selinger, defensemen Ed Pol-'
lesel and Butch Miller, and for-
wards Joe Palano, Dick Hamilton,
Fred De Vuono and Bill Mac-
Kenzie in their attempt to upset
the Russians who are undefeated
in thiee contests in America.
The visitors opened their tour
with three games against the U.S.E
Nationals. The opener was a 5-5
tie, but the Russians came back tof
win easy 8-3 and 7-1 victories in1
the other two battles.y
Stellar Goalies
The addition of Selinger gives
the Michigan-MSU squad three
stellar goalies. Michigan Coach Al
Renfrew and State mentor Amo
Bessone have decided to let Jim
Coye, Ross Childs and Selinger
play one period each.
rickets are still available and
can be obtained before the game
at Olympia.
During the Christmas vacation
the Wolverine icers lost two games
while winning one. The U.S. Na-
tionals overpowered them 6-2, and
the series with St. Michaels was
split, the. Wolverines winning the
opener 8-2, while losing the second
contest 6-4.
MICHIGAN SCORING LEADERS
Michigan scoring this year:
Player Goals Assists Total
Hutton 6 16 22
Hayton 3 14 17
Mattson 9 6 15
White 5 9 14
MacDonald 6 5 11
Cushing 4 6 10
Watt 5 3 8
Bochen 3 4 7
Horner 2 4 6
Gourley 1 1 2
Childs 1 1 2

The Wolverines found them-
selves overmatched against the'
Nationals, who used their superior,
manpower to good advantage and
finally wore down Michigan in the!
final period, scoring four times to,
win. The Michigan goals werej
scored by Bob White and John
Hutton.
Last Friday night the Wolver-
ines found the shoe on the other;
foot as they faced St. Michaels,
whose squad was left short-handed

TENNIS PRO:
Kramer Signs Cooper
SYDNEY VP) - Ashley Cooper,
sYDNYlia'str-plAschleyiooe hopes of regaining the Davis Cup
Australia's triple champion of from the United States later this
amateur tennis, yesterday joined year.
Mal Anderson, his Davis Cup Kramer is paying Cooper 20
teammate, in the professional per cent of the receipts and is
ranks. guaranteeing him $100,000 over a
The addition of Cooper gave three-year period.
promoter Jack Kramer an attrac- The only other pro who received
tive challenger for Pancho Gon- 20 per cent is Gonzales, the cham-
zales, king of the pros. It also pion, who defeated Hoad in a long
struck a heavy blow to Australia's tour last year.

when four of its players and its
goalie failed to catch the train.
The reduced squad offered little
oppositiou and the Wolverines
roImped to an 8-2 victory with
Gary Mattson scoring three goals.
The next night the missing St.
Michaels players finally arriveA
and took a 4-0 lead in the first
period. The Wolverines rallied to
tie the score in the second period,
but St. Mike's, one of Canada's top
junior teams, tallied twice to win.

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-Daily-Peter Anderson
TOURNEY WINNERS-Michigan co-captains George Lee (center)
and M. C. Burton receive the Motor City Holiday Tournament

Q l T. I.. lL X U .1 1V
Trophy. Lee also received a tropt
player." Both were named to the
FIichigan Fl
rVith Holid6
By JIM BENAGHI
Michigan's basketball hopes took
holiday upsurge to give Coach,
ill Perigo his fastest start in his
ven years with the Wolverines,
The Michigan quintet recorded
ins over Delaware, 82-58, in a
re-Christmas game; Princeton,
-58, and Detroit, 93-68, in the
otor City Tournament victory;
nd Purdue, 82-75, in the Big Ten
pener.
Six Game Win Streak
The wins gave Michigan a six-
ime victory streak and brought
e season record to 7-1.
Michigan ran away from the
otor City tourney field by easy
lumphs, placing three men on
le all-star team, and getting a
easant surprise with the spark-
ng play of Lovell Farris at cen-
r.
Farris, Who never started a
ame before the tournament, was
amed to the all-tourney five
ong with Burton and George'
ee. Lee was voted most valuable
ayer.
Although only 6'3", Farris
andled rebounding and playmak-
g in the pivot well enough to
arn the starting job from Gordie

)hy as the tourney's "outstanding
e all-star team.
ve Prospers
11/y Victories
points a game since he became a
regular. This has been a real boost
to an already high-scoring four-
some of John Tidwell, Burton,
Lee and Miller.
Tidwell High Scorer
Tidwell, a second-team all-star
at the tournament, was the high
scorer in both games, scoring 21
and 22 points respectively.
However, the climax of the va-
cation schedule came in last Sat-
urday's conference opener as the
Wolverines stunned Purdue with a
19-point halftime lead. The game
was played at Lafayette, Ind.
Purdue had been an 11-point
favorite and was rated along with
Northwestern and Michigan State
as the best of the Big Ten this
year.
Before the night was over, Pur-
due Coach Ray Eddy told the
Michigan team that its perform-
ance was the best he ever saw
against his quintet on the Purdue
court.
TEAM SCORING
Games Pts. Ave.
Tidwell, g 8 151 18.9
Murton, f 8 149 18.6
Lee, f 8 141 17.6
T. Miller, g 8 92 11.5
Farris, c 7 44 6.3
Rogers, C 8 43 5.4

N'WESTERN FG
Jones, f .......10
Berry, f ....... 2
Rukiick, c ..... 4
Becker, g ...... 1
Mantes, g .....10
Brandt,.f ...... 3
North, c ....... 1
Campbell, g .... 1
TOTALS ....32
MICHIGAN FG
Burtor,f ...... 6
Lee, f ......... 8
Farris, a ...... 1
Tidwell, g ..... 8
Miller, g ....... 5
Rogers, c ...... 0
'Kingsbury, g .. 1
Robins, g :.... 0
TOTALS ....29
HALFTIME:

FT
6-9
2-3
8-13
0-1
3-3
0-1
0-0
0-0
19-30
FT
12-13
5-6
1-2
0-2
1-3
0-0
1-2
0-0
20-28

PF TP
4 26
4 6
3 16
2 2
4 23
0 6
1 2
2 2
20 83

PF
5
3
3
4
2
3
1
0
21

TP
24
21
3
16
11
0
3
0
78

A small contingent of Michigan
trackmen got in their first licks at
competition this season in the
sixth annual Holiday Track Meet
sponsored by the University of
Chicago Track Club at the Uni-
versity of Chicago field house Dec.
27.
There was no team competition
in the meet as all runners com-
peted unattached.
"We weren't too well represent-
ed but those boys who made the
trip did very well, especially for
this "early in the season," said
coach Don Canham.
Robinson Stars
The highlight of the evening
was the 60-yd. dash which was
won by sophomore Tom Robinson,
who edged American Olympian Ira
Murchison by a step. Robinson's
time of 6.2 tied the meet record
held by Murchison.
Wolverine hurdler, Pete Stang-
er, set a record in the 60-yd. high
hurdles as his time of 7.5 erased
his own mark set the year before.
He finished third in the low
hurdles.
Landstrom Wins
Other Wolverine winners were
Eeles Landstrom who took the
pole vault with a leap of 14' and
Jack Steffes whose jump of 23'6"
was tops in the broad jump.
Sophomore Lester Bird twice
broad jumped over 24' but both
jumps were disqualified. He wound
up third credited with a leap of
22'6". In the shot put Ermin
Crownley took third.
Captain Mamon Gibson tied for
two seconds. He jumped 6'4" in
the high jump and managed to
clear 13'6" in the pole vault.
"Robinson and Stanger were

great," stated Canham. "Stanger
was tired before the low hurdle
finals. It was his sixth race in
eight hours and at this stage of
the season it's too much running.
"Tony Seth qualified in the 880,
but felt sick so he didn't run in
the finals. Bird made some great
leaps, but unfortunately he fouled.
Steffes turned in a fine perform-
ance.
The Wolverines' next engage-
ment will be in the Michigan AAU
meet which will be held in Yost
Field House Jan. 31.
USC Heads
NCA A Titlists
KANSAS CITY (P)-The Uni-
versity of Southern California has
replaced Yale as all-time team
champion of the National Collegi-
ate Athletic Assn., NCAA statistics
show.
The Trojans won three national
team championships, in baseball,
tennis and track and field, last
year to bring their total to 26
against Yale's 25. Oklahoma State
ranks third with 23. Others:
Michigan 19, Illinois 15, Ohio
State 13, Princeton 12, Stanford
10.
Southern Cal's triple triumph
last year is the first such feat in
the 76-year annals of National
Collegiate Championship compe-
tition, the NCAA said.

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Northwestern 40, Michigan 39
SCORES
Northwestern 83, MICHIGAN 78
Iowa 80, Michigan State 68
Indiana 77, Purdue 69
Illinois 77, Wisconsin 51
Cincinnati 85, Bradley 84
(double overtime)
Kansas State 59, Iowa State 56
TOP TEN
Top Ten teams with won-
lost records through Saturday,
Jan. 3:
1. Kentucky (11-0)
2. North Carolina State (9-1)
3. North Carolina (8-1)
4. Kansas State (9-1)
5. Michigan state (7-1).
6. Auburn (8-0)
7. Cincinnataj (6-2)
8. Northwestern (8-1)
9. Bradley (8-0)
10. St. Johns (9-1)

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Wrestlers Prepare To Face Indiana

By DAVE LYON
ichigan's wrestling team, which
:ed uninspiring in dropping a
i decision to Pittsburgh, Satur-
,has its work cut out when In-
na comes here for a dual-meet
lay.
he Big Ten has several better-
n-average teams this year, and
Lana appears to be no excep-
i. "They'll be as tough as Pitt,'
Y Wolverine Coach Cliff Keen.
Place Second
he Wolverines looked good
le finishing second to Pitts-
gh in the Wilkes College. open
nament, Dec. 29-30. Although
Michigan grapplers won indi-
tal titles, they performed well
ugh in preliminary rounds to
ass enough points for second
e.
ut Michigan started off on the
ng foot against Pitt in a dual-
t Saturday and at the end of
matches, the score was Pitt
Michigan 0. Then Dennis Fitz-
ild and Fred Olin gained draws
sophomore Karl Fink, making
first dual-meet appearance,
i a decision.
rolverine Mike Hoyles, sched-
i to compete at 123 pounds
wed up 12 ounces overweight
he had to forfeit his match
ee decisions and a fall later
gerald drew to give Michigan
.e points on the scoreboard.
Squad Criticized
:een, while saying that the
meet could have easily been
:h closer, was critical of his
ad' offensive inentness. He

So Keen will try to correct this slow to heal from a September juries still hamper much of the
sudden fault in his team's per- operation. Meanwhile, Murray has team.
formance before Friday. He is still dropped three straight dual-meet Michigan's best performances in
mddecisions. the Wilkes meet came from Fitz-
bothered by the old problem of Then there is Ambrose Wilbanks, gerald, Don Corriere, and Dick
injuries. former Michigan high school Fronczak. Corriere and Fronczak
Captain Larry Murray, the champ from Ypsilanti, who has took thirds and Fitzgerald finished
squad's only senior, remains a been advised to forget wrestling runner-up in his class, losing to
question mark. He is still bothered for three weeks to a month because former NCAA champ Doug Blu-
by a right knee which has been of a chest injury. Other minor in- baugh in the finals, 10-4.
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