100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Download this Issue

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

This collection, digitized in collaboration with the Michigan Daily and the Board for Student Publications, contains materials that are protected by copyright law. Access to these materials is provided for non-profit educational and research purposes. If you use an item from this collection, it is your responsibility to consider the work's copyright status and obtain any required permission.

October 15, 1971 - Image 8

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Michigan Daily, 1971-10-15

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

Page Eight

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Friday, I

October 15, 1,971

Page Eight THE MICHIGAN DAILY Friday, October 15, 1971

-.-
- -
-
- t

Inept
By MICHAEL OLIN
The last three years have seen
Michigan's Wolverines score 135
points against the Fighting Illini.
In the last three years, Illinois has
not scored a point against Michi-
gan.
One might say, with a reason-
able degree of accuracy, there-
fore, that the Illini have not fared
too well against the Wolverines in
recent years. In fact, Illinois has
not been able to beat Michigan
since a 28-21 victory November 5,
1966, at Ann Arbor.
This year is expected to be no
exception. The Wolverines a r e
heavy favorites to win their fifth
straight from the Orange a n d
Blue on Saturday.
Illinois, however, despite their
0-5 record, is not read to roll over
and play dead just yet. Fir s t
year coach Bob Blackman's pro-
tegees have shown constant i m -
provement each week.
It's just that the improvement
hasn't been in the form of a vic-
tory. This in part may be due to
the competition the Illini h a v e
faced in the #last three weeks.
Their last three losses have been
to Southern Cal, Washington, and
last week, to Ohio State.
As Blackman says, "We're cap-
able of beating many teams in
the country. But when you play
somebody in the Top 20 every
week, it's difficult to find your
way into the win column."
In last week's game, for exam-
ple, the Illini topped the Buck-
eyes in almost every statistical

battle. They outgained Ohio State
by 122 yards in total offense, made
eight more first downs, and ran
25 more total plays.
However, all of these statistics
don't show up in the win column,
and the one statistic the Illini lost
was the most important one: final
score, 24-10.
Scoring is the one aspect of the
Illini offense that hasn't been
improving too rapidly, although
there has been improvment. In
their first three games, the Illini
didn't score a single point, but in
the last two weeks they have
scored three touchdowns and a
field goal.
This is not to say that Illinois
hasn't had the opportunity to
score. Seven times this year the
Illini have had the ball with a
first down inside their opponents
20 yard line and seven times the
Illini have failed to score.
Four times those opportunities
have been first and goal. "I've
never been so frustrated in my
life," revealed Coach Blackman,
"We continue to be our own
worst enemy. The little mistakes
continue to kill us."
The Illini offense is led by
junior quarterback Mike Wells.
His finest afternoon of the year
came last week against Ohio State
as he completed 15 of 29 passes
for 197 yards. At 6-5 and 215
pounds, Wells is also big enough
to run, last week he did just that,
for another 58 yards off of the
option formation.
Wells' prime aerial target is 6-4,
185 pound split end Garvin Rober-
son. Roberson has latched onto
seven passes for 101 yards, more
than anyone else on the team, even
though he missed two earlier gam-
es. Six of the receptions good for
85 yards came against Ohio State.
The Illinois backfield is young
and talented. Led by junior full-
back Mike Navarro the Illini have
piled up 969 yards in 240 at-
tempts. Navarro has ground out
241 of those yards in 46 tries for
a 5.2 yard average.
Navarro's prime running mates
have been sophomores John Wil-
son, 6-2, 200, and Ed Jenkins, 6-
0, 182. Jenkins, however, is ques-
tionable after receiving a kidney
injury in last week's game.
The Illinois defense has been
somewhat less than proficient this
year, having allowed 141 points so
far, including 52 against the Son-
ny Sixkiller led Washington Hus-
kies. But last week's showing in-
dicates that the Illini do have
potential,- having given up only
24 points to the powerful Buckeye
offense.
The defense line is led by bona
fide All-American candidate Tab
Bennett. Bennett, a 6-2, 240
pound specimen from Miami,
Florida, is characterized by his
exceptional quickness. He r u n s
the 40 in 4.6 seconds and has the
strength to go with that quick-
ness. Blackman says of Bennett.
"He canhbetas goodas he wants
to be. The thing that makes Tab
Bennett so unique is his very un-
usual quickness."

e
indeed

0

0

improving"

d

4

SHADES OF THINGS to come? Wolverine Jim Betts (23) cracks down on an unidentified Illinois
ballcarrier as Illini end Doug Dieken (82) makes a futile attempt to stop Betts. Michigan crushed
Illinois 42-0 in last year's encounter.
CAREER IN JEOPARDY:e

Van Heusen makes your vibrations visible!
Styles, patterns and colors that really send
out your message. Get with it!
Get your body into a Van Heusen 41.7 Body Shirt.
Give real style to your vibes!.

VISIT VOSS VIA SAS ... Ski the fabulous slopes of Voss, Norway.
Frolic in Copenhagen. Two lucky people will win a free round
trip ticket via SAS Scandinavian Airlines. Send your name and
address to: The Van Heusen College Contest, 417 Fifth Avenue,
New York, N.Y. 10016. Contest closes November 30, 1971. Void
where prohibited by law.

K

VAN HEUSEN

)

0

ASTROLiTE $225. WED. RING 75

Bly The Associated Press
Detroit Pistons star Dave Bing
has been hospitalized for surgery
to repair a detached retina in his
right eye and his future as a pro-
fessional basketball player may
be in jeopardy.
Bing suffered what was origi-
nally , diagnosed as a scratched
eyeball in an exhibition game Oct.
5 and was bothered by a blurred
vision during the Piston's season-
Gridder dies
RICHMOND, Va. () - Elias
Stukes, freshman starting cor-
nerback on the Virginia Union
University football team, died
yesterday of complications
from a severe neck injury suf-
fered in last Saturday's game
with Elizabeth City.
Coach Willard Bailey said
Stukes' death "is, of course, a
great shock to me, the team
and everybody associated with
Elias."
A memorial service tenta-
tively is set for 1 p.m. today at
the university.
Stukes, 23, was graduated
from Richmond's Maggie Walk-
er High School in 1967 and
served in the Army, including
22 months in Vietnam.
He entered Virginia Union in
September after his discharge
Irom the Army.

opening victory over New York
Knicks Tuesday.
Dr. Morton Cov Jr., assistant
professor of opthamology at the
University of Michigan Hospital,
said yesterday that the retina was
detached.
Cox said the condition was a
result of the injury nearsighted-
ness.
Bing is scheduled to undergo
surgery this morning.
Dr. Cox said that success of
the surgery is defined as reat-
taching the retina - the light
sensitive part of the eye necessar-
ily a restoration of full vision in
the eye.
He said cryosurgery, in which

extreme low temperature is used
to reattach the retina, would be
used.
Bing is expected to be hospi-
talized for seven to 10 days after
the operation.
Even with a successful opera-
tion, Bing is expected to miss, at
least two months of action.
The loss of the 6-foot-3, 180
pound fling, even tiemporarily,
considerably dampens the Piston's
hope of going far in the National
Basketball Association this sea-
son. An All-Star guard, Bing has
led the team in scoring and assists
for the past five seasons.
Bing, 27, was the Pistons' No. 1
draft pick from Syracuse in 1966.

I iiii o-o

op,

MEN'S FASHION CLOTHING
310 South State Street
American .Express, BankAmericard, Mastercharge

I

THE RING
FOR TODAY'S GIRL
She's young, she's with it and
she wants the finest. That's why
Keepsake is the ring for her
... A perfect diamond perma-
nently registered. There is no
finer diamond ring.
REGISTERED DIAMOND RINGS
SHOP FRIDAYS
'TIL 8:30 P.M.
Main at Washington

Gridde Pickings
Far away, among the craggy peaks of the Himalayas, the ancient
Guru sat and contemplated his navel while listening to Poco records.
His pet Yak Richie grazed nearby contentedly on the sweet succulent
Grass, for he was high up in the famous Himalayan Mts. After many
long hours of deep contemplation, the Guru finally removed a ball
of lint about the size of a large Ohio State football helmet and cast
it down among the mob of screaming Tibetans below. "Alas and
alack," he called out in a shrill voice, "For many years and many
months I have sat and meditated here, high in the Himalayas, eating
nothing but a few drops bf fetted ikker now and then, and yet I
have been thwarted in all my attempts to discover the true victors
of the Gridde Pickings. And yet I fear that if I do discover this, the
strange creatures of the Cottage Inn will not be able to deliver the
pizza which I can win (provided I get my choices to the Michigan
Daily at 420 Maynard by Midnight Friday) through the fierce
Tibetans who surround my wild abode.
Just then the terrible leader of the fierce Tibetans below, the evil
Ag Gnu, burst in upon the peaceful home of the Guru and shook an
ugly looking nine-iron menacingly in the face of the startled ancient
One. "The fierce Tibetans below demand an end to the pusillanimous,
perilous, periurous, petrifying and pungent pussyfooting going on up
here on the mountain."
But the wily Guru rebuked him, asserting that "Although they
attack my little Yak Richie, I, after all, am still the Guru."

4'

VAN HEUSEN SHIRTS
SOLD AT
211 S. MAIN
Specializing in Big & Tall Sizes

4

Sizes to 22" neck

Sleeve length 36-37-38

made to express
YOUR PeRsonaut3j

men's boots by

Have the vision of the oneness of life.

1. Illinois at MICHIGAN
(pick score)
2. Ohio State at Indiana
EGG ROLLS
OPEN DAILY
and
Sundays-Oct. 10 and 17
Ling Lee, Inc.
foods and giftfs
407 N. Fifth
761-8020

3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.

Minnesota at Iowa
Michigan State at Wisconsin
Purdue at Northwestern
Pittsburgh at Tulane
Western Michigan at Toledo
Tulsa at Wake Forest
Kansas at Nebraska
Stanford at USC
Texas at Arkansas
Colorado at Oklahoma
North Carolina at Notre Dame
Davisson at.Furman
Alabama at Tennessee
Hofstra vs Wayne State
University
Xavier at Temple
Iowa State at Kansas State
Maryland at South Carolina
LIBELS vs Football Managers

Beyond all the magnificence of her temples and tombs
and monuments. Beyond all the brilliance of her festivals and
feasts and holy days.
Beyond all the beauty of her mountains and valleys and cities.
Beyond all this, and more, lies the true vision of India.
You will find it within the spirit of the People. For they are
the exemplification of the total oneness of life experience.
From the seeker of truth and the prince of wisdom.
To the scholar and the doctor.
To the fisherman and the farmer.
The People of India are the soul of India.
Let us help you to understand the motivation and the meaning behind her culture
and architectural masterpieces, her forgotten crafts and magnificent works of art.
Let us help you get acquainted with her in a way so few have come to know.
We have the means, like our "Meet the People Program," reduced student-rate travel
fares (at least half the regular fare on rail, bus, and certain domestic flights), youth hostels
and holiday camps (less than $1 a day), introductions to our college and university
students, and more.
For more information, see your Travel Agent or contact us,The Government of India
Tourist Office, by mailing the coupon to the address closest you. New York: 19 E. 49th St.,
Chicago: 201 North Michigan Ave., San Francisco: 685 Market St. Offices also in Canada
and Mexico.
The vision of the oneness of life. A gift from India.

0'

I

2 l
SOc LtY.

/

P

I Issho

yi Geng

C,~

144P~

Ingenious - the variety of effects FRYE gets
with natural oiled or hand stained cowhide.
And the number of styles...there's one to ex-
press your personality.

TONIGHT!
a film by Nag isa Oshima
Death by*Hanging
"The most fantastic scenario in cinema history. A

4i

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan