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A N . DAILY

SUNDAY

AN DAILY SUNDAY

Lose

to

Hoosiers,

26- 7

Michigan Outplays Indiana,
But Mistakes Prove Costly

(Continued from Page 1)
down. He was tackled immediate-
ly on the Michigan 39..
From there, Indiana used its
"Common-Named Couple" attack
of Jones and (Captain Ted)
Smith to run behind its tough
line. Smith did the most 'damage
in the six-play drive as he scooted
22 yards on one play and swept'
around left end for the final six
yards.
End Ron Miller kicked the point
and boosted Indiana to a 7-0 lead.
Michigan's offense was stopped
by fumbles on its two succeeding
occasions, and Indiana capitalized
on the errors to touch off the scor-
ing drives.
The first of these drives faltered
when a Hoosier field goal fell
short, but the second one meant a
touchdown surge. Bob Dattaglia,
a little second-string guard, re-
covered a fumble to start things
on the Michigan 22.
Rio, Callahan Injured
Then in quick fashion Indiana
slipped through the Michigan de-
fense that was now without the
services, of injured linebackers
Tony Rio and Alex Callahan.
Wingback Richie Bradford dash-
ed 13 yards on the first play and
was followed by tailback Willie
Hunter's sweep to the seven. Brad-
ford capped the abreviateld march
by carrying Reid Bushong into the
end zone on a six-yard end sweep.
Michigan g t back in the game
in the secon quarter and it ap-
peared that e contest might be a
replica of, the Illinois affair last
week when Michigan came back
after a poor first quarter.
The Wolverines took a short
punt by Smith on their own 30. In
10 plays Michigan moved steadily
to the Hoosier 25. A pair of Nos-
kin-Johnson passes and first down
run by fullbacks Ken Tureaud and
Tunnicliff aided the assault.
On the eleventh play Noskin
faded back and found Halstead
moving between the opposing half-
backs. He fired a pass to the end
on the 14-yard line and Halstead
zig-zagged into the end zone.
Halstead also kicked the point
as Indiana's margin was narrowed
to 13-7.
Too Many Mistakes

But the Hoosiers struck back
immediately. After the kickoff they
paraded 66-yards on 15 plays to
a score. The drive was culminated
by fullback Don Cromer's plunge
from the one-foot line with just
1:34 left in the half. Again Miller
missed the extra-point kick, but
Indiana had a 19-7 halftime lead.
Michigan remained a spirited
team the second half. Noskin hit
9 of 16 passes and halfback Ben-
nie McRae kept the Hoosier de-
fense edgy with his off - tackle
slants and endruns.
The Wolverine defense, spear-
headed by Halstead and Johnson,
contained the Hoosiers and limited
them to 55 yards for the half.
Michigan had 151.
Errors Kill Drives
But Michigan's best drives once
more were halted by fumbles and
interceptions. And when Michigan
did err the Hoosier opportunists
took full advantage.
Indiana finished all Michigan's
hopes in the opening moments of
the fourth stanza. Indiana moved
the ball to the Michigan 14 in
three plays after the Stamos inter-
ception.
On the fourth play, Smith--who
completed three of four previous
passes-lofted a high pass to Ted
Aucreman on the five. Aucreman
struggled into the end zone and in
doing so, ended all Michigan
thoughts of victory.-
The final 13:35 were just a ques-
tion of whether or not Michigan
could win the statistical battle,

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-David ailitrow
AIR BATTLE-Michigan's Bob Johnson fights with an Indiana
halfback for one of Stan Noskin's aerials in yesterday's action.
Johnson was suceessful here but too often the Wolverines wersn't
and the Hoosiers intercepted as the Michigan mistakes paved the
way for the Indiana triumph.

DICKENS, ELLIOTT COMMENT:
Praise Efforts of Two Good Teams

By JIM BENAGH
Daily Sports Editor
Special to The Daily
BLOOMINGTON - Two foot-
ball coaches agreed on two things
here yesterday:
Indiana's Phil Dickens and
Michigan's Bump Elliott said they
saw two good football teams play
good games.
Dickens, whose team has been
hit by bard luck of goal-line de-
cisions In the last two weeks, said
his team did a fine job in its
fourth win of the year.
"They were physically relaxed
and mentally alert," he said. "And
that's the way you have to be in
this league."

line. Michigan held Indiana to
117 yards on the ground.
Elliott was sorry about his
team's errors, but pointed out that
hard-hitting and hard-charging
Indiana linemen helped cause
some of them.
* * *
Michigan got continued good,
statistical performances from Stan
Noskin, Bennie McRae and Bob
Johnson.
Noskin had his best day of the
year in passing yardage, conjplet-
ing 14 passes for 154 yards. He
had completed 26 for 204 in five
previous Big Ten games.
"He's a terrific thrower," Dick-
ens said about the Michigan quar-
fanh-F 4T-ie Cr~+ o cna sn

the one he received at Illinois last
week. Other Michigan Injuries in-
cluded Alex ballahan, who had a
leg injury, and end George Mans,
who was "clipped" out of the
game in the first half.
* * *
About the only Hoosiers moan-
ing despite victory were the ticket
salesmen. Only 27,000 paid to see
the game and there was even a
question as to how many of those
showed up.
Next week Michigan will finish
the season against Ohio State.
Last year the powerful Buckeyes
barely squeeked by the Wolver-
ines, 20-14, in the final game of
Bennie Ooosterbaan's coaching
career.

First Downs
Rushing Yardage
Passing Yardage
Passes
Passes Intercepted By
Punts
Fumbles Lost
Yards Penalized

Mich. Ind.
17 12
95 158
164 60
14-25 4-5
0 4'
1-40 5-31
4 0
25 .45

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"Just about what we expected. hook passes were the ones that
You have to play the whole sixty hurt us."
B nai B'rith Hillel Foundation minutes against them. we ust
took advantage of most of the McRae gained 57 yards on 10
clu A Enl.E. breaks." carries. Only Indiana's Ted Smith
supper Elliottcredited his squad as -with 67 on 15 attempts-had
MEMBERS 75c being a- "team that never gives more.
NON-MEMBERS $1.25 up." He hadva good word for his Johnson totaled 80 yards on six
$1.nupfot" h idago pass receptions to hold his rank
job against the strong Indiana among the conference leaders.
Come and enjoy kosher delicatessen Going into the game, he was third
with 10 for 144 yards. Others
6-7 P.M. 1429 Hill Street "We aim to didn't fare so well, however,
For instance, Big Ten punting
!Pleader Smith lowered his 39.6 av-
JeaSe yau - erage after his four punts aver-
Sit back, relax as we aged out at 30 yards per try.
ily Css edscut your hair to your liking. Another hard-luck guy was
Queries invited Michigan's fullback Tony Rio,.
TAwho sat out more. than three
Bring Q uick Results THEDASC A BARBERSnearMichigquarters with an injured shoulder.
Biinear Michigan Theatre Te ijury was a recurrence of
Reserved eat ickets
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SCORES

GRID PICKS SCORES
Indiana 26, MICHIGAN 7
Michigan State 15, Northwestern 10
Ilinois 9, Wisconsin 6
Iowa 16, Ohio State 7
Purdue 29, Minntota 23
Pittsburgh 28, Notre Dame 13
Oklahoma 28, Army 20,
Alabama 9, Georgia Tech 7
Georgia 14, Auburn 13
Duke. 27, Wake Forest 15
Maryland 28, Clemson 25
Mississippi 37, Tennessee 7
Arkansas 17, SMU 14
TCU 14, Texas 9
Nebraska 14, Colorado 12
Yale 38, Princeton 20
Washington 20, California 0
Stanford 39, Oregon State 22
Oregon 7, washington State 6
USC 17, Baylor 8
OTHER SCORES
Louisiana St. 27, Mississippi St. 0
Navy 16, George Washington S
Penn State 46, Holy Cross 0
Syracuse 71, Colgate 0
Detroit 14, Western Michigan 0
Vanderbilt 6, Tulane 6 (Tie)
Rice 7, Texas A&M 2
Air Force 20, Arizona 15
Valparaiso 14, Wayne State 6r
Missouri 26, Kansas State 0
Wyoming 25, New Mexico 20
Kentucky 41, Xavier 0
Dartmouth 21, Cornell 12
North Carolina 41, Virginia 6
Marquette 35, Cincinnati 34
Rutgers 12, Villanova 6
Kansas 28, Oklahoma State 14
Texas Tech 27, Houston 0
William & Mary 9, Florida State #1
Bowling Green 30, Delaware 8 f
Brown 16, Harvard 6
Bucknell 26, Temple 6
VMI 32, Citadel 8
Virginia Tech 12, West .Virginia 1
Tulsa 17, North Texas State 6
Iowa State 55, San Jose State 0
Hope 32, Ohio Northern 6
W. Illinois 22, E. Michigan 0

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