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PAGE SIX

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Strack Praises

Depth, Efficiency'

QB Brothers Leads Oregon State Offense

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By BOB LEDERER
"We were just an efficient ball
club," reminisced basketball Coach
Dave Strack in the aftermath of
the Wolverine runaway over Mis-
souri Monday night, 91-61.
Although he was quick to add
that the best team effort so far
materialized in the win over Duke.
Strack, whose team faces Indiana
State tonight, was pleased with
the display of depth exhibited in
the Missouri fiasco. "When you
have three or four guys who
can come right off the bench
and not hurt your team, you've got
a good ball club," he said.
Fourteen Wolverines saw ac-
tion in the game and 12 broke
into the scoring column. Bill Bun-
tin led the Michigan scorers with
14 points followed by Cazzie Rus-
sell and Larry Tregoning with 12
each and John Thompson with
10. Four other players contributed
eight points each.
Special Mention
Special mention went to Jim
Myers, Craig Dill, George Pomey,
and John Clawson. Myers, a 6'8"
forward, collected 10 rebounds and
eight points against Missouri while
Dill, a 6'10" sophomore, cleared
the boards twice and added eight
points. Pomey and Clawson play-
ed at the guard spots, and together
hit for 10 points.
Russell, who was called "the
best basketball player in the coun-
try" by Missouri Coach Bob Van-
atta, leads Michigan scorers after
three games with 66 points for a
22.0 average.

Strack, after agreeing with Van-
atta's evaluation of Russell, add-
ed that "it's hard to say what
Cazzie would do were he on a
team where the scoring burden fell
entirely upon himself. He has no
limit, but I think he would pass
the ball off anyway because that's
the way he is." Russell, in com-
piling 66 points, has not missed
from the free throw line in 14 at-
tempts.
Buntin's 46 points and a 15.3
average place him behind Russell,
and Ollie Darden is third in the
scoring derby with 39 points and"
a 13.0 average. Larry Tregoning,
who has been shooting at a clip
of 9.7 points per game, has hit
13 for 19 from the floor.
Rebounding
Under the boards, Buntin has
a sizable lead over Darden, 42-1
30. Russell is third with 25 re-
bounds while second-stringer My-
ers has collected 24.
Vanatta's observation that no
one could stay with the Wolver-
ines under the boards is some-
what substantiated by the fact
that in three games Michigan has
grabbed 67 more rebounds than
its opponents have.
The problem of finding a fifth
starter in addition to Russell,
Buntin, Darden, and Tregoning
has- been settled for the moment.
John Thompson, after scoring
only three points in the opener
against Ball State, has since turn-
ed in what Strack calls two fine
performances.

The deciding factor in the Duke
game, according to Strack, was a
bucket by Thompson, and the Mis-
souri' Tigers saw the 6' junior
score 10 points in his role as lead-
er of the Wolverine's devastating
fast break.
"I'm sure Thompson will start,"

Stra ck said in reference to to-
night's game against Indiana State
which probably will feature gen-
erous substitutions once more.
Paper Kitty
Indiana State on paper does not
pose a serious threat to Michi-
gan's national title hopes, but
Strack is prepping his players for
this game and not for the up-
coming confrontations with Ne-
braska and Wichita.
"Ball State gave us a little
trouble, and I regard Indiana State
on a higher level. Although we're
confident of victory, we're not
looking ahead yet," he said.
Lenny Long, a 6'5" senior for-
ward, is Indiana State's leading
scorer. Last year, he accounted
for 13.4 points per game and led
his team in rebounding with a
10.0 average. Long is one of seven
returning lettermen on a squad
which features not one out-of-
state player.
Another standout is Rudy Crab-
tree, a 5'10" guard. He averaged
11.0 points per game last year as
a junior.
Other lettermen include 6'3"
center Jim Gurnell, 6'6" forward
Claude Huckstep, 6'2" guard Louis
Murillo, 5'8" guard Don Pope, and
6'5" forward Marvin Willett.
The game will start at 8 p.m.
in Yost Field House.

By BOB CARNEY I year-Brothers has called for run-
ning plays about 75 per cent of
Two seasons ago Oregon State ; thetime, and carried the ball more
was carried into football limelight than any other OSU runner, with
on the shoulders of a quarterback an average of 2.9 yards per carry.
named Terry Baker. a e or r

Baker was awarded the 1962
Heisman trophy after smashing
all of OSU's records in total of-I
fense.
Once again this year, the key to
the Beaver offense is their quar-
terback-a sophomore named Paul
Brothers. And while Brothers
hasn't won the Heisman trophy,
he has led the Beavers to the
WPCA conference title and an im-
pressive 8-2 record.
"Brothers has done an out-I
standing job for Oregon State,"i
says Michigan defensive line coach
Bob Hollway. "He can run and
pass well."
Brothers was awarded the start-
ing quarterback position over sen-
ior Gordon Queen this fall main-
ly on the merit of his running
ability, for Queen was recogniz-I
ed as the better passer. But the
sophomore has performed well in
both capacities, accounting for all1
but 47 of OSU's 1,083 yards
through the air, and rushing for a
net 451 yards.;
I' Formation1
As commander of the Beavers'I
"I" formation offense-which roll-E
ed up a total of 2,621 yards this

Bolstering the Beaver rushing
attack are Booker Washington
(6', 202 pounds) and Charlie
Shaw (5'10", 189 pounds), who
have alternated at the fullback
spot. Both Washington and Shaw
have carried the ball about the
same number of times, and main-
tained identical 4.30 rushing aver-
ages.
The fourth member of the Beav-
er backfield, tailback Cliff Wat-
kins, is a small (5'10", 185 pounds)
but very fast runner who has
maintained an even 4.0-yard rush-
ing average. Watkins is also a
very capable pass receiver, and
returns kickoffs for OSU.
Passing
In the passing department,
Brothers has been equally impres-
sive, completing 75 of 144 at-
tempted passes, with only four
interceptions.
His favorite receiver is flanker-
back Olvin Moreland, a senior,
whom he's hit on 35 occasions this
year, for a total of 428 yards.
Split end Lon Frketich has been
the recipient of 11 of Brothers'
passes for 142 yards, while tight
end Bob Grim has grabbed sev-
en for 154 yards.

Providing the line support in who's b
front of the Beaver backfield is sive play
a heavier line than OSU has had Espali
in several years, which boasts two OSU's
of the West Coast's toughest top in 1
tackles in Rich Koeper and Ken Beaveri
Brusven. K o e p e r (6'4", 241 counted
pounds) has been named to the them a
Associated Press All - America
team, while Brusven (6'3", 226 "Oregi
pounds) was a promising choicesmr
for All-Pacific Coast honors. "excepti
Strong Defense riety of
The efforts of the Oregon State ally is a
offense, however, would never They've
have been enough, without a tough The C
Beaver defense. The prowess of tested tl
this second platoon is exemplified teams, Ii
in the fact that in seven of 10 and such
games this season it limited its Baylor, E
opponent to one touchdown or less Probat
and that none of OSU's oppon- of the s
ents scored more than two touch- Syracuse
downs. With an
Two of the key performers in the seasc
this defensive unit are Jack O'- co, Texa
Billovich, a 6-foot, 207-pound jun- 13-6 befi
ior linebacker, and Dan Espalin, coast to
a 5'8", 175-pound safety. O'Bil- Washing
lovich is a quick tough linebacker duels.

een called the best defen-
yer on the squad.
n is the main reason why
pass defense ranked on
the West this fall. Of 10
interceptions, Espalin ac-
for four, and returned
total of 61 yards.
Similar Defense
on's defensive setup is very
to ours," says Hollway,
that we use.a greater va-
formations. Theirs basic-
wide-tackle, six-man line.
been very tough with it."
)regon State defense was
his fall by two Big Ten
ndiana and Northwestern,
h formidable opponents as
Stanford and Syracuse.
bly the three biggest wins
season were over Baylor,
and archrival Oregon.
even 1-1 record early in
on, OSU travelled to Wa-
s and squeaked by Baylor
ore returning to the West
knock off Idaho and
ton in two more tight

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Cagers Top National Rankings

JOHN THOMPSON

By NIKKI SCHWARTZ

FORMER. OSU COACH:

Taylor Supports 'M

By DALE SIELAFF
Both men are Michigan alumni,
both were coaches at Oregon
State, both are back with their
alma mater, and neither one is
facing the game in Pasadena with
mixed emotions.
The one of course is head foot-
ball Coach Bump Elliott. The oth-
er is former Michigan great La-
Verne (Kip) Taylor.
Taylor is back at the university
after an absence of 33 years. He
started his career at the same
time as Michigan Stadium, scor-
ing the first touchdown in the
first game there on a 28-yard
pass from Louis Gilbert on Oct.
1, 1927.
Following his graduation in
1931, Taylor coached basketball,
football and baseball at Ann Ar-
bor High, producing three unde-
feated football teams and the 1943
state champs, and in Hammond,
Ind. In 1945 Biggie Munn picked
Taylor along with Duffy Daugh-
erty and Forest Evashevski to help
coach the Syracuse football team.
The entire crew deserted Syra-
cuse for East Lansing the next
season, with Taylor coaching the
Michigan State College ends.
Taylor headed west in 1949 for
the head coaching position at Ore-
Sophs Take
Intra-Squad
Gym Meet
In an intra-squad meet last
night, the sophomore gymnastics
team members defeated the sen-
ior, junior and freshman mem-
bers 53-49.
Sophomore Phil Fuller led the
victors with two firsts-one in
floor exercise and the other in
vaulting. Art Baessler, competing
on the side horse, and Chris Van-
denBroek, on the parallel bars,
were other soph winners.
On the still rings, sophomore
Cliff Chilvers tied with senior
Rich Blanton. The only other up-
perclassmen to win their events
were Fred Sanders on the tram-
poline and John Cashman, a high
bar performer.
SCORES
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Notre Dame 100, Michigan State 93
Davidson 113, Furman 82
Wisconsin 80, Pitt 63
Rutgers 80, Georgetown 74
Wake Forest 73, South Carolina 54
North Carolina St. 63, Maryland 62
Illinois 100, Bowling Green 62
Minnesota 78, Marquette 59
Tulsa 69, Southern Methodist 50
NBA
Detroit 102, New York 100
Philadelphia 102, Baltimore 97
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gon State, where he included the
Michigan brother combination of
Pete and Bump Elliott on his
staff.
"In picking my staff," Taylor
recalled, "I wanted personable
men, well-qualified in coaching,
real high-type men. I was very
fortunate in getting Bump as
backfield coach and Pete to coach
the ends.
Team Practice
The Rose Bowl-bound Michi-
gan Wolverines will start prac-
ticing for the Pasadena classic
on Monday, December 14 at 4
p.m. in Yost Fieldhouse. The
team will use the south end of
the arena before departing for
California on December 20.
"We had our ups and downs, but
I feel if we had been able to keep
the Elliotts at Oregon, we would
have had considerably more suc-'
cess."
Taylor, who served as head
coach at Oregon for six years,;
1949-1955, recalled that there was
some doubt in the administration
as to his selection of the Elliotts.
The administration felt he should
have hired older men. But Taylorf
repeated his reasons for the selec-I

A flock of upsets and surprises
in the first week prompted a
major shuffling of the first week-
ly ratings from the pre-season
/ 0 polls, with only. top-ranking Mich-
B o w l of New York holding on to the
same spots.
tions and predicted "both young Michigan has been ranked num-
men will contribute enormously ber one since the pre-season polls,
to college football." and with three victories over Ball
Taylor is proud that his faith State, Duke, and Missouri they
in the brothers has been realiz- have strengthened their position.
ed and is "proud that both became They received 32 out of- a possible
head coaches at two fine Big Ten 34 first place votes to hold a 100
institutions." point edge over second place
In the meantime, Taylor re- Wichita.
mained on the West Coast as the Wichita, ranked third in the
manager of the Columbia Edge- early poll, moved up to the num-
water Country Club of Portland. ber two spot as they scored a
This past September Taylor re- team record-shattering win over
turned to Ann Arbor as manager Long Beach State of California,
of the University Golf Course and piling up points to a final total
the Michigan Coliseum. of 114-78. All-America Dave Stall-
.eworth scored 37 points, chalking
When asked if he had any mix-up 17 in the first half. Gerald Da-
ed feelings about the Rose Bowl' , 1 in irst fral Da-
Taylor replied, "Certainly not. I ,vis, a junior reserve from Brook-
haven' eedum "Crtams ahed lyn, N.Y., scored the record ty-
haven't seen Bump as a head ing 110th point and a minute later
coach, but I know he and his fine broke the record with a layup.
staff have worked hard. Bump and Wichita's old scoring mark was set
I remain the best of his friends, against North Texas State in 1962.
and I know his personality and gt s.
ability to handle people are es-
sential coaching attributes Bump DANCE to
has.
"Just because a man coaches R E &
at a school doesn't mean his loy-
alties lie with that school. Sure I LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
have fond memories of Oregon
State, but it takes years to build
up a strong loyalty. I want to wish Wed. & Fri. 9 p m.-1 :45
Bump and his boys the best of at the SCHWABEN INN
luck, and I hope they beat Ore- 215 S. Ashley
gon State by 40 points." ______ -__ ___-___---_._ _

Three of the pre-season eliteE
dropped from the top ten as
fourth-ranked Davidson, No. 7 Sy-
racuse, and No. 8 Kansas State
split the first-week games. UCLA,
the defending national champs
and No. 2 in the pre-season picks,
plummeted to No. 7 after an open-
ing loss to Illinois, 110-83.
Vanderbilt, meanwhile, won two
and moved from sixth to third.
Unranked St. Louis rolled over
three opponents and took the No.
4 spot. They made it 3-0 by turn-
ing back Illinois 79-64 at St. Louis
with sophomore reserve John Ki-
lo's 12-for-13 foul shooting pro-
viding the key lift.
The No. 5 spot was filled by
San Francisco, moving up from
ninth by winning its first two.
Minnesota, unranked national-
ly in the pre-season polls, storm-
ed over three opponents, gainedj
one first place vote and took over
the No. 6 spot.
Duke, which finished second in
the nation last season but lost a
key 86-79 contest to Michigan last
week, slipped to eighth with Ken-
tucky moving into the No. 9 spot.
The top ten, with first place}
votes in parentheses, won-lost rec-
ords through Monday night and

points on a basis of 10 for first,
etc.
1. Michigan (32) 3-0 337
2. Wichita 1-0 236
3. Vanderbilt 2-0 189
4. St. Louis 3-0 170
5. San Francisco 2-0 140
6. Minnesota (1) 3-0 133
7. UCLA 1-1 86
8. Duke 1-1 83
9. Kentucky 1-1 62
10. St. John's (NY) 1-0 59
Others receiving votes, listed al-
phabetically: Baylor, Brigham
Young, Bradley, Boston College,
Chicago Loyola, Davidson, DePaul,
Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kansas
State, Louisville, Miami (Fla), Mi-
ami (Ohio), Missouri, North Caro-
lina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn
State, Princeton, Syracuse, St. Jo-
seph's, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Utah
State, Wake Forest.
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