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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

ischinger's Last-Second Shot Beats Cagers, 7'

7-75

V3

verine Cagers Finish Season Eighth in Conference
Herner Lead Michigan with 20, 16-Point Efforts

Purdue Star Calm, Humble
After Copping Scoring Title

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By TOM WEBBER
rry Dischinger capped a bril-
basketball career and made
.,248th point a big one as he
a 20-foot jump shot with only
seconds remaining to give
ue a season-ending 77-75 vic-
over Michigan yesterday.
schinger closed his career with
oints, five all-time Big Ten
ds, and his third consecutive
rig title. Jimmy Rayl of In-
a was tied with Dischinger
the scoring title, but could
age only 25 points against'
State.
.e Purdue star finished with,
points for his three-year'
r; averaged 29.7 points a
for those three years;
aged 32.9 points in 14 games!
season; and hit 14-15 from
free throw line to finish with'
free throws /this year. In ad-
n he holds the regulation
scoring record of 52 points.
Set Up Last Score
schinger's last basket was
ully set up and gave the
rmaker's a third-place finish.
th less than two minutes re-'

maining and the score tied, 75-75,
Dischinger grabbed the rebound
after a missed shot by Michigan's
John Oosterbaan. The Boiler-
makers froze the ball until they
called time out with 30 seconds
left to set up the winning play.
Purdue's Mel Garland flipped
the ball in bounds to Dischinger
and the big center dribbled up to
the foul circle and passed off. He
then circled around behind a two-
man screen to the right of the
basket; took the return pass and
dropped the winner home.
Misses Long One
Michigan's Tom Cole tried a
desperation shot from half-court
but it fell short.
It was a crushing blow to the
Wolverines, who had fought back
from a 14-point deficit to hold a
74-67 lead with only 3:23 remain-
ing. It was then that the roof
caved in. Captain Jon Hall, who
had played a great floor game and
scored eleven points, made two
fatal mistakes that relegated
Michigan to eighth place in the
standings.
Hall scored the last Michigan

point on a free throw with 2:49
left to make the score 75-70. Phil
Dawkins brought Purdue within
three points with a jump shot
nine seconds later.
Steps to Line
Hall was then fouled by Daw-
kins while bringing the ball up-
court and stepped to the foul
line with a one-and-one oppor-
tunity. Hall had made seven of
eight previously but missed this
one and Purdue got the rebound.
With 2:11 left Hall committed
a foul to allow Garland to tie the
score with a three-point play.
Oosterbaan then missed his shot
to set up the heroics; by Dischin-
ger.
With Dischinger leading the way
Purdue almost ran Michigan off
the court in the first eleven min-
utes of the first half. Dischinger
scored 14 of his 21 first half points
in those eleven minutes as the
Boilermakers built up' a 30-16
lead.
But the Wolverines, scoring in
bursts, finally got going and work-

ed the score to a 47-47 tie at the
end of the half.
The last burst came with two
minutes left and Purdue leading
47-38. John Harris and Doug Her-
ner each hit a jump shot, Ooster-
baan scored on a long set, Cole
added a free throw, and Herner
another jumper to tie the game.
Herner's last score came with 22
seconds left to end the nine point
rally.
Michigan was led in scoring by
Cole with 20 points. Sophomore
guard Doug Herner proved a cap-
able replacement for Bob Can-
trell by chipping Ina career high'
of 16 points, 14 of them coming'
in the first half. Oosterbaan, who
led the Wolverines' second half
surge, added 14.
Comes on Strong
Garland supplemented Dischin-
ger's total with 17 points, scoring
15 of them in the second half.
Dischinger was held to nine
points in the second half by a col-
lapsing Michigan defense."
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MICHIGAN
Brown, f
Cole, f
Harris, c
Hall, g
Herner, g
Oosterbaan, f
Schoenherr, g
Team
Totals
PURDUE
Berkshire, f
Dawkins, f
Dischinger, e
McGinley, g
Garland, g
Rickelman, f
McQuitty, I
Wills, f
Team
Totals
MICHIGAN
PURDUE

G F Reb PF Pts.
3-7 0-0 16 2 6
8-17 4-6 7 4 20
3-13 0-1 7 4 6
2-9 7-8 4 3 11
8-14 0-0 0 3 16
7-12 0-0 7 0 14
1-3 0-0 1 0 2
3
32-75 11-16 45 16 75

By JERRY KALISH
Calm, quiet Terry Dischinger
stood in a corner of the Purdue
locker room slowly getting dressed;
he politely accepted the congratu-
lations of the well wishers crowd-
ing around him.
This seemed kind of unusual for
a player who had rewritten four
Big Ten records, closed out his
college career by sinking the win-
ning basket, and was almost as-
sured of holding the individual
scoring crowd for the third con-
secutive year.
But then Terry Dischinger is
more than an unusual basketball.
player. He is an unusual person.
Barrage of Questions
He tried to answer all the ques-
tions being fired at him. Yes, he's
glad his last college game was a
victory. No, he doesn't know if he's
going to play pro bdll. No, he
didn't know that Jimmy Rayl of
Indiana had only scored eight
points in the first half against
Ohio State.
. Both Dischinger and Rayl had
gone into their final games of the
Big Ten season tied in the scoring
race. Since the Indiana-Ohio State
game had started a half-hour
later than the Michigan-Purdue
game, the new scoring champ
would not be decided for a little
while.
Rayl needed 21 points in the
second half to surpass Dischinger,
who tallied 30 points to lead all
scorers, but Ohio State had a
pair of tough guards and the best
defensive team in the conference.
Proud Poppa
Mr. Dischinger joined the circle
of those crowding around his son
and offering his hand gave Terry
a warm smile. There was no doubt
that he was as proud as a father
could be.
The Dischinger family was
proud, but as Mr. Dischinger said,
"we're humble, too." Terry is like
his folks. He is a student and then
a basketball player. This is what
makes him so unusual.
Someone (me) tritely asked him
how it felt for him to be pressed
for the conference scoring title for
the first time in three years. He
quickly replied, "That's not what
the game should be played for."
Uncle Sam First
He firmly believes this. Majoring
in chemical engineering, he has a
high academic average and plans
to continue his education. He said,
"I want to get my Master's, but
after two years in'the service, who
knows?"
Terry's father talks with a trace
of southern accent coming from
Terre Haute in southern Indiana.

He has given his son many of his
ideals. He commented that family
has never disclosed how many
college offers Terry received when
he graduated from high school.
Why did Terry go to school at
Purdue, he was asked. Mr. Disch-
inger replied easily, "He wanted to
be an engineer, and he lives in In-
diana, so why shouldn't he go to
school there?"
Why Not?
That's a question that not too
many high school stars think of
when they're looking for the best
deal they can get from a college.
Tom McGinley, one of the start-
ing guards, came out of the shower
and walked past the group circling
his famous teammate. McGinley
was asked what the attitude of the
team was before the game, when

G F Reb PF
3-9 2-2 8 1
4-8 0-1 9 3
8-18 14-15 9 4
5-14 0-0 1 2
8-17 1-1 7 3
0-0 0-0 0 2
1-1 0-0 1 0
1-1 0-0 0 1
4
30-68 17-19 39 16

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10
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-Daily-Bruce Taylor
NEEDS WINGS-Michigan center John Harris (33) goes up to
block Purdue's Terry Dischinger (43), but was too late to stop the
Big Ten scoring titlist from hooking in two points. Dischinger
ended up with 30 points, including the winning basket.

47 28--75
47 30-77

Ohio State Closes Greatest Era.

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COLUMBUS-Ohio State said
so-long to the greatest basketball
team in its history yesterday and
the Bucks responded with a re-
sounding 90-65 victory over In-
diana.
The conquest was more impres-
sive than the score indicates for
with less than six minutes to go
the Buckeyes held a huge 81-42
margin. Eight substitutes played
the rest of the way.
The game wrapped up a 13-1
record for Ohio's third straight
Western Conference champion-
ship,a 23-1 over-all mark for the
season, 34 straight victories at
home and a three-year record of
Big Ten Standings

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Indiana
Illinois
Iowa
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Yesterday's Results
Purdue 77, Michigan 75
Ohio State 90, Indiana 65
Iowa 81, Wisconsin 64
Illinois 73, Northwestern 68
Other Games
Kentucky 90, Tennessee 59
Marquette 76, Tennessee 59

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Indiana broke away to a 3-0
lead and held the edge five times
in the early going, but Mel Now-
ell's jump shot with 9:20 to go in
the first half gave the Bucks a
16-15 lead and from there on they
winged their way.
They led 41-24 at the half, out-
scoring Indiana 31-11 after tak-
ing the lead.
Big Jerry Lucas, three-time All-
America, swept the boards with
19 rebounds in the first half and
added 11 in the second session be-
fore he went to the bench with
about five and one half minutes
left smothered by thegreatest ova-
tion St. John Arena has ever
seen.
Mel Nowell led Ohio State with
22 points, two ahead of Lucas, but
the game's scoring honors went
to 145-lb. Jimmy Rayl, Indiana
junior who came up with 25. Rayl,
who went into the game tied at
429 points with Purdue's Terry
Dischinger for the Big Ten scor-
ing lead, scored 17 in the final
half.
. * * *
IOWA CITY-Iowa closed out
its regular basketball season last
night with an 81-64 Big Ten vic-
tory over second-place Wisconsin.
The Hawks closed their confer-
ence play the same way they open-
ed it-by drubbing the Badgers,
who lost 91-79 at Madison nine
weeks ago.
Last night's game provided a

spectacular finish for Iowa scor-
irig ace Don Nelson, who paced
his teammates with 35 points and
set an Iowa record for the most
points by an individual player in
a single season-571.
Iowa Pulls Away
Wisconsin and Iowa tied at 7-7
minutes after the game started,
but Iowa drew away and held the
lead the rest of the way.
The Hawks held an 18-point
lead at halftime, 46-28, but Wis-
consin came {back strong in the
second half and in less than three
minutes had cut the Iowa edge to
11 points.
Ken Siebel and Don Heardon
were high scorers for the Badg-
ers, with 12 points apiece.
EVANSTON-Trailing most of
the way, Illinois rallied in the last
half and defeated Northwestern,
73-68, in a Big Ten basketball
finale last night.
Northwestern led 36-29 at the
half but Illinois finally took its
first lead at 58-57 on a basket
by Bill Small with seven minutes
left.
The lead went back and forth
until Bob Starnes scored for Illi-
nois with 3:19 remaining to give
the Illini a 67-65 advantage which
they maintained the rest of the
way.
Bill Burwell of Illinois' led all
scorers with 21 points although he
fouled out with about five minutes
to play. Dave Downey added 20
to the victors' cause. Ralph Wells
topped Northwestern with 17.

TERRY DISCHINGER
... hits for 30
Dischinger and Rayl were tied.
"Everyone felt like helping him
win it. If the game was not as
close, we would have fed him more.
But the important thing was, to
win, and Terry felt that way too,"
he said.
Yes ,Yes, Yes
Dischinger was-asked a few more
routine questions. Yes, Ohio State
was the best team he has played
against. Yep, he enjoyed playing
in the Olympics.
One of the assistant coaches
came up to Dischinger and told
him Indiana had lost and Rayl
had scored 25 points. Dischinger
was scoring champion again-an-
other round of congratulations.
Finally everyone filed out of the
dressing room. Terry Dischinger
finished dressing.

Al

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WEDNESDAY, March 14,
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"FROM EMANCIPATION TO CONFORMITY"

By The Associated Press
TORONTO - Bob Nevin and
Frank Mahovlich fired goals last
night and sub goalie Don Simmons
turned in a shutout as the Toron-
to Maple 'Leafs blanked Detroit,
2-0, in a National Hockey League
game at Maple Leaf Gardens.
MONTREAL-The Montreal Ca-
nadiens extended Boston's winless'
streak to 19 last night by handing
the Bruins a 5-2 whipping in a
National Hockey League game at
the Forum.
The Canadiens, on their way to
another NH regular season title,
never trailed after Bobby Rousseau
and Boom Boom Geoffrion rapped
in goals
SYRACUSE-The Syracuse Na-
tionals, leading most of the way,
turned back Detroit 128-111 in a
nationally televised game yester-
day and captured their National
Basketball Association season's
series from the Pistons.
The victory was Syracuse's fifth
in eight games with Detroit.
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Chicago Packers snapped an eight-
game losing streak last night, roll-
ing up a 128-116 victory over New
York despite a 36-point splurge
by the Knicks' Richie Guerin in
a National Basketball Association
game.
Walt Bellamy paced Chicago
with' 33 points while teammate
Bobby Leonard added 24.
ST. LOUIS-Cliff Hagan poured
in 30 points and Bob Pettit 26
as the 5t. Louis Hawks downed the
Cincinnati Royals 116-110 in an
NBA game last night.
Jack Twyman led the Royals
with 26 points and the Hawks
held Oscar Robertson to 24 points.
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