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Page 10-Friday, November 9, 1979-The Michigan Daily

V itale canned by
From AP and UPI th
DETROIT-Dick Vitale, who only last year re
signed a three-year contract to "re- I
Vitaleize" the Detroit Pistons, said yester- A
day he is leaving the National Basketball
Association team with the blessing of its ou
management. wo
"In a mutually agreed upon decision," general
manager Oscar Feldman said, "we are relieving Dick of De
his reponsibilities. He will take a leave of absence, at the be
conclusion of which we will sit down and re-evaluate his inj
situation." fo
"I'm not going to use the word fired," Vitale said in
announcing his own coaching execution. "But it's ob- m
vious they did not want me."
V- Vtle("There's no reason to feel sorry for Dick Vitale," va
Vitale said. "It was very obvious to them (Piston
vacant GM post management) that I was not performing my duties to ca

Pistons

e point of bringing the kind of productivity that was
quired."
Feldman expects "to take immediate steps to find a
iccessor" but in the meantime, assistant Richie
dubato would handle the 4-8 team.
"I don't think the maximum was being gotten out of
ir players," Feldman said. "I think Dick was his own
orst enemy."
The Pistons also announced the signing of former
etroit guard Eric Money, traded away when Vitale
ecame coach. Rookie Terry Duerod was placed on the
jured list.with an inflamed Achilles tendon in his right
ot.
"I would like to think I have some ability in sports ad-
inistration," Vitale said, in an obvious pitch for the
cant general manager's position.
"The fans are in for a treat. I believe this team is 7
pable of winning 40-41 games," Vitale said.

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STINGY DEFENSE VS. POTENT OFFENSE
Irish threaten Blue power play

By GARY LEVY
Power play performance may prove
to be the determining factor when the
undefeated Michigan icers tangle with
WCHA rival Notre Dame tonight and
tomorrow night in South Bend.
The matchup features the
Wolverines' advantageous power play
versus the Irish's stingy, shorthanded
defense. Michigan has accumulated 19
power play goals in 35 attempts, while
Notre Dame's opposition has netted
only five goals in 39 attempts while the
Irish played shorthanded.
"WE HAVE TO be able to contain
Michigan's offense and do a good job
when we're a man short," said Notre
Dame Coach Charles 'Lefty' Smith.
Irish defensemen will have to keep
their eyes on Wolverine freshman
Bruno Baseotto, who seems to thrive on
power play opportunities. Nine of
Baseotto's 12 goals have been scored
while Michigan had a man advantage.
The power play has also been
somewhat of a weakness offensively for
the Irish, having converted on only five
of twenty attempts.
"WE'VE DONE WELL offensively,
but because of injuries, our power play
hasn't been effective," said Smith.
"We've been hit with injuries just like
Michigan was last year."
"We had three balanced lines, but in-
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juries have taken their toll as far as still
having that balance," Smith added:
Injuries have not had as severe an ef-
fect on the Wolverines this season. Gor-
die Hampson is still out with a broken
hand and defenseman Mark Perry is
nursing a sprained ankle.

WCHA Standings

MICHIGAN .............
Colorado College .......
North Dakota.........
Minnesota ..............
Michigan Tech.........
Notre Dame ..........
Denver .................
Wisconsin ...............
Michigan State........
Minnesota-Duluth .......

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2 2 4
2 2 4
2 2 4
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you're on the road," explained Farrell.
"If you split all of your road games and
win them all at home, you're going to
win a lot of games."
Michigan remained atop the WCHA
standings with last weekend's 5-2, 3-2
sweep of Minnesota. The Irish im-
proved their league record to 2-2 (3-2
overall), with their sweep of Minnesota-
Duluth last weekend.
"Right now, we find ourselves in a
position of being able to control our own
destiny," said Smith. "If we win both
games, we'll be tied for first place.
Anything less and the hole we dug for
ourselves by losing two to Denver the
first week becomes that much deeper."
BLUE LINES: Going into this
weekend's contests, Baseotto is the
Wolverines' leading scorer with 19 poin-
ts. Baseotto's eight WCHA goals is tops
in the league and he ranks third in
scoring with 10 points (8-2-10).
Murray Eaves follows with 15 points (5-
10-15) and Dan Lerg with 14(6-8-14).
Freshman goaltender Paul Fricker
ranks second in the league in goals-
against average at 3.54. Fricker was
named WCHA Player of the Week for
his performance against Minnesota,
allowing just four goals while making
72 saves.
Faceoff Friday night is scheduled for
8:00 p.m., while tomorrow night's game
is set for 7:30 p.m.

THIS SERIES will be a test of sorts
for Michigan as the icers play their first
conference road games of the season.
"It will be interesting to see how the
team will react," said Coach Dan
Farrell. "We've just got to keep playing
the way we've been playing."'
Farrell said he would be satisfied if
his icers won one of the two contests at
Notre Dame's Athletic and Convocation
Center.
"YOU ALWAYS hope for a split when

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