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Hollway Lauds Staunch

M' De fense

Here's Basketball Ticket Policy
The Athletic Department dis- of the University staff may pur- ( order two. They are pricedi
closed plans for the distribution chase tickets for $1 as long as they $27.50 each, $2.50 each for-
and sale of basketball tickets yes- last. No checks will be accepted. games, and will be offered by m
terday. only. Checks should be made Dal


By TOM WEINBERG first job we have to do is to stop
Jim Grabowski," Holway sur-
Just after Michigan's power- mised, referring to the big Illini
ful offensive machine had bowled
' j over his team, Northwestern "u Fdbk,
CoachAlex But Fred Custardo's a fine
Coach Alex Agase returned to the quarterback and we'll have to stop
locker room and praised the Wol- his passing and beware of his
verines' defensive potency. scrambling, too. The halfbacks
"Michigan's defense is tremen- (Ron Acks and Sam Price) are
dously underrated," Ag*ase said. both fine runners and will give
";Those kids are strong and fast. anybody trouble."
And so it goes. 'Going After Them'
The Wolverines' defensive unit "But we're going after them,"
is the leader in the Big Ten, hav- he says. "That's all we can do."
ing allowed a total of 206' yards Hollway has the material to go
per game, compared with 229 for after the Illini, starting with the
the next closest team, Illinois. spearhead of the defense, junior
Only Ohio State has allowed few- signalcaller, Tom Cecchini. At 6'
er points in the conference-7.9 and 200 pounds, Cecchini is one
per game and 10.8-and only the of the smaller Big Ten lineback-
Bucks have relented less on the ers, but his coach says he's one
ground. The Michigan pass de- of the best.
fense is second only to Minnesota. "Tom's leadership qualities on
Elliott Praises the field and his ability to help
Coach Bump Elliott has praised all the players becauses he knows
the defense time and time again the patterns so well is a key
during the season, saying that the to our entire success," Hollway
players always seem to come says. "In addition to that, of
through when the chips are course, he has a nose for the ball
I down.and always seems to be at the
The mastermind behind the right place at the right time."
staunch defense is assistant coach 'Best Linebackers'
Bob Hollway, now in his tenth Cecchini's runningmate at the
season with his alma mater. Holl- linebacker spot, sophomore Frank
way says that tomorrow's game Nunley, also drew praise from
-Daily-Sam Haberman with Illinois will be the roughest Hollway. "The combination gives
SENIOR JOHN YANZ (72) applies a crushing tackle to Purdue's test yet for the defense. us two of the finest linebackers in
The Illinois line is bigger than the country," he says.
high-scoring fullback Randy Minniear (42) in this year's con- we are, and they're real strong," Nunley has played the last three
test. Arnie Simkus (70) and ends Bill Laskey (83) and Jim Con- he says. "From their size, they games as a starter, having re-
ley (82) get set to aid their teammate in halting the Purdue back. look like the Chicago Bears. The placed Barry Dehlin who was
W olverine Seniors Play Last Home Game

Barry Dehlin who was forced
placed Barry Dehlin who was
forced out with a knee injury.
"Nunley has improved every
game," Hollway says, "and he'll
get better, too. He has a real
bright future because he's big,
strong and agile. When he hits,
the whole Stadium rocks."
The defensive line, composed of
captain Jim Conley, Bill Laskey,
Bill Yearby, Arnie Simkus, John
Lanz and Bill Keating are the
bulwark of the league-leading de-
"Conley is a great leader," Holl-
way said yesterday at the very
moment that the captain was
speaking to a meeting of the team
behind closed doors and without
any coaches present.
"Jim's a tough, hard-going and
confident player and has done a
fine job," Hollway says.
The pride of the Michigan fans,
tackle Yearby, whose bone-
crunching tackles delight the fans
each week, is Conley's partner on
the left side of the line. Yearby is
only a junior, but Hollway calls
the 6'3", 230-pounder "about the
best defensive tackle I've seen
since I've been coaching here."
The coach calls Yearby a "re-
lentless hard-workier who takes
pride in playing well .in a quiet,
workmanlike fashion."n
Yearby's neighbor on the line
is senior Yanz, whom Hollway
called a question mark at the start
of the season, but lauded for his
performance thus far. "John has
done a tremendous job. He had
really great days against Navy
and Michigan State."
Hollway, like Elliott, his for-
mer teammate on the 1947 Rose
Bowl team, is quick to point to
the defensive unit's value this sea-
son. There's an old expression
that the best defense is a strong
offense, but Hollway and Elliott
are both thankful that the Wol-
verines' -defense. has proven such
a fine complement to the nation's
third best offensive attack.

The plan, which was developed
at last Friday's meeting of the
Board in Control of Intercollegiate
Athletics, is in effect for the cur-
rent basketball season and until
such time as the University Events
Building is available. A limited
number of season tickets will bej
available to students and mem-
bers of the University family.
Each Wednesday preceding a
home game, the Ticket Office will;
be open from 8 a.m. until 4:30
Michigan students and members;
IRed Wings
Wu in Sixth
DETROIT (;P)-The Detroit Red
Wings extended their unbeaten
streak to seven games and tookt
over sole possession of first place
in the National Hockey Leaguet
with a 3-1 victory over the New
York Rangers last night.
A power-play goal by Norm Ull-
man in the second period put the1
Red Wings ahead to stay. Floyd
Smith opened the scoring for De-
troit with a goal late in the first
period and Bruce MacGregor got
the insurance g o a 1 midway1
through the final period.
It was the fourth goal in the
last three games for MacGregor,
who did not score a point in the
Red Wings' first six games.nDick
Duff scored New York's goal in
the second period, tying the score
1-1. He beat goalie Roger Crozier,
who had 22 saves, after the De-
troit goalie stopped Bob Nevin's
backhand shot.
The Red Wings, who droppedE
their first two games, have come
back with six victories and a tie in
their last seven outings.

Must Show ID
It will be necessary for a stu-
dent to show his ID card at the
time of purchase. He may secure
a second ticket with another ID
card. If a student is married, he
must show the Athletic Card pur-
chased prior to football season for
his spouse in order to acquire a
second ticket.
It will be necessary for mem-
The varsity basketball team
will hold an open intrasquad
scrimmage this afternoon at
4:30 in Yost Field House. The
balconies will be open to the
bers of the University staff to
show their University ID cards or
Athletic Cards, for the purchase.
The Athletic Card from football
must be presented if a spouse or
family tickets are desired.
Applications are being mailed
to the holders of last year's sea-
son tickets. They are being offered
the opportunity of acquiring the
same number for this season.
There will be a very limited num-
ber of additional season reserve
bleacher seats for sale to stu-
dents and members of the Univer-
sity family. A student may order
one and a faculty member may

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able to the Michigan Ticket De-
partment and mailed to the Ath.-
letic Administration Bldg.
Admittance to Field House
.Both students and members of
the University staff will be re-
quired to show their ID card or
Athletic Cards at times of enter-
ing Yost Field House.
Further information relative to
time of opening the Field House
and availability of tickets will be
announced in The Daily.
Of the seven conference home
games, the five played on Satur-
day afternoons will be televised in
this locale.
The 1964-65 basketball schedule
is as follows:
Nov. 24-Freshmen-Varsity, 8:00 H
Dec. 1-Bail State, 8:00 Home
5-Duke Away
7-Missouri, 8:00 Home
9-Indiana State, 8:00 Home
12-Nebraska Away
14-Wichita Detroit (Cobo Hall)
23-Butler, 8:00 . Home
Dec. 28-Jan. 2-Houday Festival--
Madison Square Garden
Jan. 9-Illinois (TV), 2:00 Home
16-Northwestern Away
23-Purdue (TV), 4:30 Home
26-Michigan State Away
30-Purdue Away
Feb. 8-Iowa, 8:30 Home
13-Mich. State (TV), 2:00 Home
15-Indiana Away
20-Ohio ,State (TV), 2:00 Home
23-Minnesota Away
27-Illinois Away
Mar. 2-Wisconsin, 8:00 Home
6-Minnesota (TV), 4:30 Home
8-Ohio State Away

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Seventeen Michigan seniors will
play their last home game against
Illinois this Saturday, and they
have done more than their share
for the Maize and Blue.
Head Coach Bump Elliott is
profuse with praise for his sen-
iors: "They've shown their leader-
ship in connection with other
players . . . and just on their own.
Their individual spirit and playing
ability has been a tremendous
There are many facets to this
year's group of departing backs
and linemen. As sophomores they
played on a team that won only
two games, and last year their
team won only three. But so far
this season the Wolverines have
won five games and lost only one
with many starting seniors who
did not play much last year-
much less start. John Yanz was
injured for most of last season,
but he is starting now at de-
fensive tackle and will leave a
sustaining memory of an inspired
game against Navy.
Standout Linemen
Brian Patchen took over for in-
jured Tom Cecchini last year and
now starts at offensive center. El-
liott praises Patchen for doing
"an outstanding job."
Dave Butler saw only brief ac-
tion last year but now starts of-
fensively at guard, and his 225
pounds and hard play have
boosted Michigan's line.
Ben Farabee played only 46
minutes last season, but has been
alternating at tight end with Steve
Smith. He has caught three
passes for 46 yards.
Arnold Simkus commands a
defensive tackle spot, but how
many remember him from last
Elliott comments on this: "It
takes time for a lineman to de-
velop . . . they do have to fight
their way up, and progress for
them is difficult."
Captain Conley
Captain James Conley has prov-
himself a workhorse for this year's

winning team. The memories that
ie leaves will not only include his
ardent defensive play at end, but
also that familiar scene of the
entire team crowding around him
shouting and pushing, just before
the start of each game.
In the locker room before yes-
terday's practice, Conley, show-
ing the wide gap where his front
teeth once were, sat with his
sweat clothes in his lap and talked
about his senior teammates. He
was calm and serious and for a few
minutes did not seem to know
what to say. But he began. "You
know, we've just got to keep go-
ing . . . We just keep thinking
that Rich Hahn won't get to play
again unless we go to Pasadena"
And it was difficult to ask him
anything else. His statement seem-
ed to perfectly express his respect
for the men he has been playing
with for the last three years.
Timberlake Speaks
Bob Timberlake was a few feet
away getting dressed for the com-
ing practice. He spoke as he went
into the training room to get
"Leadership is shared by the
whole team . . ." He talked about
the seniors as being an intergral
part of the whole. He started to
elaborate on a few individuals but
"If we make it this year, some-
one should make All-America. I
think he should Te our captain,
Jim Conley. He's one of the fin-
est leaders I've ever seen."
What about Michigan's full-
back Mel Anthony who was in-
jured his sophomore year? Last
year Anthony came back to score
five touchdowns and compile a
3.82 rushing average. Timberlake
responded quickly:
"I think he does some things
better than any other player in
the country . . . like what we call
'making a great move in the
hole'." Timberlake, like the rest
of the seniors, doesn't want to
leave, "I'll be very sad when it's
all over. It's really been great
here . .
Another outstanding senior is

end John Henderson who has
caught 18 passes for 286 yards
and two touchdowns this season.
Timberlake himself leads Michi-
gan in scoring this year and is
second in rushing. Rich Hahn was
starting as a defensive guard un-
til his knee injury took him off
the player roster. John Marcumj
played 228 minutes last year and
starts at offensive right guard.
What about Frosty? Frosty Eva-
shevski's name has been repeated-
ly mentioned with football for the I
last five years. He started for a
while last year, and he usually
comes through with several im-
portant plays a year. Of course
there's Dick Rindfuss who played
more than any other Wolverine
last year. Rindfuss played both{
defensively and offensively last
year, and this year has done the
same, concentrating mostly at his
familiar defensive halfback spot.
Bill Laskey is considered by
many to be one of the toughest
defensive ends in the Big Ten,
and this year has proven this
statement to be more than just a
consideration. Gerry Mader, the
B'3", 220-pound tackle from Chi-
cago has played quite often on
lefense this year. William Muir
and Nick Frontczak complete this
impressive list of seniors.
Bump Elliott does not like to
think about the graduation of
these men: "You can't lose men
like these and not feel it. A big
gap in our team will have to be
filled . .."



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