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Sunday, December 12, 1971

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By JOHN PAPANEK
Special To The Daily
MILWAUKEE - Let us hope
Johnny Orr had his notebook
along andrwas taking notesklast
night, when the Marquette War-
riors pasted the Michigan Wol-
verines 81-52. If he did, he has
some pretty valuable notes.
But if he spent his time study-
ing 6-11 Jim Chones who single-
handedly destroyed Michigan with
24 points, 18 rebounds, and seven
blocked shots (not to mention sev-
en goal-tending calls), believe it
or not, he was studying the wrong
man.
After all. nobody expected
Chones to be stopped, at least as
long as Michigan's big man, Ken
Brady, was recovering from knee
surgery, But face it, there is an-
other difference in the two teams,
besides their talent.
The coaches. The man Orr
should have been studying was Al
McGuire, who just has to be the
nation's best coach. Even neglect-
ing recruiting, which no one would
dispute McGuire is a master of,
the way he runs his team is some-
thing to behold.
Sure, Chones hit on 11 of 23
shots but to get a rebound away
from him is almost impossible, un-
less you happen to be the only
big man in the city of Milwaukee,
who is better than Chones, and
your name is Jabbar.

SUNDAY SPORTS
NIGHT EDITORS: ELLIOT and SANDI and JOE

NORTH DAKOTA GOALIE Dave Murphy (1) sprawls on the ice as he successfully stops a shot by
Michigan's Bob Falconer (22) in Friday night's 9-6 Wolverine triumph. The Wolverines won again
last nigth also, 4-2.

BAGNELL STARS:

SayPucksft
By JOEL GREER
Karl Bagnell couldn't have picked
a better night to turn in his finest
performance of the season. The
s e n i o r goaltender's exceptional
play last night led the Michigan
icers to their second straight
triumph over North Dakota, 4-2.
"Karl was just fantastic," ex-
claimed Michigan coach Al Ren-
frew after the game. ' Time and
time again, Bagnell made the big
save until Punch Cartier's empty-
net goal in the last minute clinch-
ed the victory.
Rick Mallette scored what proved,
to be the winning goal at the
13:12 mark of the final period
breaking a 2-2 tie.
Mallette drilled a wrist shot over
Dave Murphy's left shoulder after
grabbing a loose puck along the
boards.
"I was going to, pass it over to,.,
Bob (Falconer) but the defense-
man fell downand I had an open
shot," mentioned Mallette. Re-
ferring to the way North Dakota
carried the play to Michigan all
night, Mallette added. "We're
pretty lucky to come out of it' the

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At 4:33 Henry was penalized for!
tripping Randy Neal but North
Dakota's penalty killers were un-
successful. All-America candidate!
bernie Gagnon. scored the power
play goal, his fourteenth of the
season, on a great individual effort.
Gagnon took a pass from Mal-
lette behind the NoDak net and
circled out in front. Completely
unmolested, Gagnon deked both
defenseman Alan Hangsleben, and
Murphy to slide the puck into the
empty net.
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way we did." and it was Bagnell again who kept
North Dakota had an abundance the Sioux off the scoreboard.
of opportunities in the first period Continuously pressuring the
but Michigan skated off the ice Michigan goal, North Dakota
with a 1-0 lead. Just shy of the forced Bagnell to make two more"
two minute mark NoDak right stops from point blank range.
winger Gerry Miller moved in First, Bagnell stifled Earl Ander-
alone on Bagnell, but the Orange- son's shot along the ice, and then
ville, Ontario native stood his
ground to make the save. To find out how Eastern"
Brian Skinner was sent off for; Michigan did, see Page 9.
tripping at 2:48 but the Michigan!
defense killed the penalty as Bag- he kicked aside a backhander off!
nell made another key save on the stick of Miller.
junior Al Henry. The Fighting Sioux continued
the onslaught as Bagnell was
called on to make 15 saves in the
period while Murphy stopped only
North Dakota almost tied it up
at the outset of the second period..
Anderson had Bagnell cleanly
beaten with a hard slap shot, but
the puck bounced harmlessly off!
the right goal post. Bagnell
stopped another clean cut break-
away as he made a diving stop on:
the onrushing Greg CameronI
minutes later.
Thoughts of a shutout went
down the drain at the ten minute
mark as both Michigan defense-
men were caught out of position.!
Anderson, who was alone in!
front of the Michigan net, took a
pass-out from Jim Cahoon to beat
Bagnell on the glove side.
Michigan came right back to
grab the lead again as Gagnon
sent a long pass to Michel Jarry
who had slitheredthrough the
{tNoDak defense. Jarry soloed in to
outmaneuver the Sioux goaltend-
' er at 15:02.
North Dakota knotted the score
for the final time early in the!
final period as Dennis Johnson
was left unguarded in front of
Bagnell. Johnson's quick shot
found an opening through Bag-
nell's pads.
The victory gave the Wolverines
a 5-3 league record and a 7-3
eS I.U. t (Lf overall mark.

The only injury of the night
occurred when freshman Paul-
Andre Paris was crashed into the
boards late in the second period.
Paris had to be helped from the
ice and only returned for a brief
spell early in the third period.
The Michigan icers will com-
pete in the IMA Hockey Tourna-
ment in Flint, Michigan on De-
cember 28 and 29.
Other teams competing will be
Bowling Green, Windsor, and
Western Ontario, a team Michigan
has beaten twice this year al-
ready, 10-4 and 3-2. '
Last year the Wolverines trav-
elled to Detroit to take place in
the Great Lakes Invitational
Tournament. Michigan went to
the finals but was beaten there by
Michigan Tech, 7-2.
The Wolverines' first games of
the New Year will be at Duluth
January 7 and 8 when the icers
take on the University of Minne-
sota at Duluth. It will be Michi-
gan's first eight point series.
FIRST PERIOD: 1. M-Gagnon (Mal-
lette, Cartier) 5:22PP. PENALTIES: 1.
M-Skinner (2 trip) 2:48; 2. ND-Henry
(2 +trip) 4:33; 3. M-Connelly (cross ek.)
5:30; 4. ND-Wilson (2 trip) 7:36.
SECOND PERIOD: 2. ND-Anderson
(Cahoon) 10:00 3. M-Jarry (Gagnon)
15:02. PENALTIES: 5. ND-Miller (2
slash) 6:13; 6. M-Falconer (2 slash)
6:13; 7. M-Skinner (2 trip) 17:41.
THIRD PERIOD: 4. ND-Johnson (An-
derson, Cahoon). 6:54; 5. M-Mallette
(unassisted) 13:12; 6. M-Cartier (Neal)
19:27. PENALTIES: 8. M-Jarry (2 high-
stick) 12:25; 9. M-Jarry (2 rough) 12:25;
10. ND-DePlero (2 rough) 12:25; 11. ND-
Wilson (2 highstiCk) 13:54; 12. M-Fal-
coner (2 highstick) 13:54.'
SCORE BY PERIODS
1 2 3 F
MICHIGAN 1 1 2-4

Marquette played team basket-
ball for the entire game, and that's
a credit to the coach when a team
has a super-star like Chones. Mar-1
cus Washington rifled passes and
threw moves all around the arena.
And McGuire's field general, the
guy he puts in to run the teaml
when it starts to sputter, did a
tremendous job. His name is also
McGuire - Allie, big Al's son, and1
he is as good a play maker and
team leader as anyone around.
McGuire Jr., and Washington
connected for five assists apiece
and there would have been more
if the official statistician knew
how to count right. Washington
threw in 17 points for the War-
riors, while Bob Lackey chalked up
15 and 6-9 Larry McNeill tossed
in ten.
Michigan, which was never in
the game, was led by Henry Wil-
nore's 12 points and 12 from Ernie
Johnson.
Wilmore had to take a lot of
abuse from the raucous crowd, be-
cause of the big build-up he got
in all the pre-game prose. A fea-
ture in the Marquette program
had Chones telling all about how
great Wilmore was. "There's no
doubt about it," Chones is quot-
ed, "he's the best little man in
the country.
"He does everything well. Right
now, he's the best one on one
player in the country."
So the game started and the
roof fell in on the Wolverines.
Gettitng the ball in the basket was
a minor problem compared to the
problem of getting the ball in
bounds after a Marquette basket.
Set for a real tough battle, Al
McGuire had his team ready for
the fast-breaking Wolverines and
the Warriors opened up in a full
court zone press. Not only did it
stop Michigan's fast break, with
which it scored just two baskets
all night,, but it stopped Michigan,
and Orr'just couldn't find any-
thing to do about it.
He tried substituting more than
he had, but that didn't help much.
He tried conceding the height ad-
vantage to Marquette and substi-
tuting Terry Tyler for John Lock-
ard to give his team an edge in
speed, but that didn't help much
either.
When Michigan was finally able
to get the ball in play, it didn't
have much chance to score. Ter-
ribly outsized the Wolverines'
front line of Johnson (6-8), Lock-
ard (6-5), and Wilmore (6-3%/)
could hardly contest for rebounds
with Chones, McNeill and Lackey
(6-6). That meant that Michigan
could have just one shot at the
basket at a time.
But once the shot was in the
air it had to get by a pretty big
barrier, the three foot long paw
of Chones. The Wolverines shot 27
per cent, a dismal figure compared
to Marquette's 58 per cent.
Wayne Grabiec, a 53 per cent
outside shooter, made only one of
eight field goal attempts, and only
three were from the outside. In
fact, all night, no more than three
shots from more than 12 feet fell

HOOSIERS NIP KENTUCKY:
Bo bca ts upend Bcil

in the hoop for Michigan.
It finally got to the point where
all of Michigan's scoring fell into
the hands of Wilmore who, with
all outside shooting cut off, had
to go underneath and try to
muscle the ball in against Chones,
McNeill and Lackey.
The fans booed Henry when he
went to the foul line three times
in the second half. They booed
when he was called for traveling
or when he missed a shot. But
they cheered like mad when the
shot by Lackey at the buzzer was
ruled good, and Al McGuire came
rushing on the court to hug his
team. He's one hell of a coach,
that Al McGuire.
MICHIGAN
g g reb tpl
Wilmore 3-16 6-8 9 12
Lockard 3-9 2-2 3 8
Johnson 6-9 0-2 7 12
Hart 2-6 3-3 3 7
Grabiec 1-8 1-1 5 3
Tyler 2-14 2-3 2 6
Weaver 0-2 0-0 0 0
Brady 1-3 0-0 2 2
Rea 1-1 0-0 0 2
Buss 0-0. 0-0 0 0
Bazelon 0-2 0-0 0 0
Whitten 0-0 0-0 0 0
TOTALS 19-19 14-19 36 52
MARQUETTE
g g reb tpl
Lackey 7-10 1-2 2 15
McNeill 5-9 0-0 4 10
Chones 11-23 2-2 19 24
Grzesk 0-2 0-0 3 0
Washington 6-8 5-6 5 17
McGuire 1-2 4-4 1 6
Frazier 1-1 1-1 3 3
ostrand 0-0 0-0 0 0
Spychlla 3-3 0-1 3 6
Mills 0-0 0-0 1 0
TOTALS 34-34 13-16 47 81
MICHIGAN 21 31-52
Marquette 41 40-81
Total fouls - Michigan 13, 'Mar-
quette 15

By The Associated Press
ATHENS, Ohio-Ohio University
upset fourth-ranked Ohio State 79-
68 in college basketball here yes-
terday.
The Bobcats put on a strong de-
fensive effort and held their own
under the backboards against tpe
taller:Buckeyes to pull off the sur-
prise victory.
The game was close throughout
the first half, which ended with
Ohio University holding a slim
31-30 margin.
As the second period began Mark
Minor tipped in a two-pointer to
give theBuckeyes the lead for the
last time in the game.
The Bobcat defense kept a three-
man guard on Ohio State's high-
scoring center Luke Witte, who
still managed to sink 21 points.
Hoosiers harass
LOUISVILLE - Junior center
Steve Downing scored 47 points and
grabbed 25 rebounds to pace un-
beaten Indiana to a 90-89 double-
overtime victory over seventh-
ranked Kentucky in a college bas-
ketball contest last night.
A crowd of 18,000 saw Kentucky

first five points and Jerry Memer- game.
ing sank a final free throw that A see-saw battle throu ut,
proved to be thea Hooers' trwn Michigan State broke to a 6-1 ,ead
proved to be the Hoosiers' winingonly to see Western come back to
point. '*take a 9-8 advantage. The lead
changed hands four more tiies
Badgers badger .by the end of the half.
M A D I SO N - Wisconsin un-
leashed balanced scoring attack, Illini blitz
paced by Kim Hughes and Leon NEW OR.LEANS - Hot shot'ing
Howard, and handed previously Illinois, sparked by captain Jim
unbeaten Northern Michigan a Krelle's 25 points, coasted to a,94-
104-65 college basketball defeat174 victory over Loyola of Nee. Or
yesterday. leans last "night at the WolfPack
Hughes and Howard each Field House.
meshed 17 points apd ;directed an It was the fourth straight viapry
overpowering board game s the for Illinois, which wound up s bot-
Badgers gave doach' John owless ing 49 per cent with 36 field als
his best start in his four years at out of 73 attempts.
Wisconsin. The Illini jumped off to an edrly
The victory was the third lead and had a 41-31 cushion a the
straight. for the Badgers and, half. The closest Loyola was ,bl e
fourth in five starts. Northern to get after that was eight points.
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Wolverines' card, for vacation:
two tournaments, eight games

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By AL SHAC KELFORD
The Michigan Wolverines, rid-
ing high going into last night's
showdown with number-two rank-
ed Marquette, are the odds-on
favorites to cop a pair of holiday
invitational tournament titles.
On December 20 and 21 the
Wolverines.host the Pushover, ex-
cuse me, the Michigan Invitation-

Rick Neff giv

al, which brings Toledo, Detroit
and Ohio University to Crisler
Arena. Later in December the
Blue cagers will hijack one of
them big jet-planes and breeze
out to the ,Far West Classic in
Portland, Oregon, where the com-
petition should be a bit stiffer.
Detroit brings the strongest en-
try into the Michigan Invitational,
with a whole handful of returning
vets built around 7-0 center Ger-
ald Smith and Frank Russell,
brother of Campy. Russell is a
polished performer who led Titan
scorers last year with a 15.9 mark,
while Smith scored at an 11.7
pace and took down almost nine
caroms per game, not too devas-
tating considering his awesome

Ma (men strangle

Bobcats 21-12

By MARC FELDMAN
In appraising the Michigan
wrestling team's chances against
the defending Mid American Con-
ference champions, the Ohio Uni-
versity Bobcats, Coach Rick Bay
,said that they would have a
chance if they won four of the
first six bouts and would definite-
ly win if they took more than that.
Well, Michigan was victorious
in five of the first six but in the
process gave Coach Bay some
anxious moments especially in the
134 pound class before surviving a
son was the MAC champion at 177
Bobcat Stew
118-Jim Brown (M) dec. Tim Casey

belated Ohio charge for a 21-12 a year ago as well as a third place straight as he rolled to a 9-3 win
decision. finisher in the NCAA tournament, against Bob Tscholl. Mitch Medry-
In the pivotal match Rick Neff Ryan put up a good fight and gal won his first match by de-
trailed OU's Bob Mason for the trailed only 2-1 after three min- stroying Steve Wolfe, 15-4.
first seven minutes and fifty-five utes but Johnson rallied to win Michigan's next action will be
seconds of the eight minute strug- decisively, 12-2. in the Midlands tournament at
gle. Mason, who decisioned Neff Ohio continued to slice into LaGrange, Illinois. This meet is
by one point in the NCAA dis- Michigan's lead in the 190 duel the top attraction in the country
tricts a year ago appeared to be as Barry Weighard beat Wolver- each year as it features the na-
headed for another tight victory ine Therlon Harris 4-3, cutting tions' top teams and individuals.
as his reversal midway through their deficit to six points with the Perennial powers the likes of
the third period gave him a 4-3 heavyweight match remaining. 'Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Iowa
lead. Old reliable Rick Bolhouse came State and Michigan State will
Neff saved the suspense for the through again as he came from field squads. A team score will be
final five seconds as he reversed behind to beat Gary Vontryraf, kept to determine the team cham.
Mason and nearly pinned him for 5-3 and give Michigan its second pionship with the aforementioned
a pulsating 7-5 victory, as Mason straight victory. schools and Michigan the favor-
received a fifth point on riding Jim Brown started Michigan ites to lug the trophy home.
time. off on the right foot by thrashing The unusual concept of this

Gerald Bailey and 6-7 Daryle
Johnson at the forwards and pro-!
bably Ton Marsh in the back-
court. Marsh, a former all-city
performer at Detroit Northern,
wis disappointing last season with
a 5.8 average.
So far the Titans have breezed
past Hillsdale and Wisconsin
State and dropped a game to 18th
ranked Villanova.
Toledo, paced by all-Mid-
American Conference selection
Tom Kozelko, clipped Eastern
Michigan 87-82 in overtime in its
opener, but the Hurons were play-
ing without backcourt star Lin-
dell Reason. The Rockets bolster
center Kozelko with a lineup of
Mac Otten and Mike Parker at the
forwards and Tim Harman ond
John Hodak at the guards.
Ohio University is tall and
mostliy untried, led by 15-points-
a-game guard Todd Lalich, but
the Bobcats racked by a biggie
yesterday, thumping fourth-rank-
ed Ohio State.
Michigan's main competition in
the Far West affair should come
from undefeated and 17th-rank-
ed Florida State. Reggie Royals,
a strong rebounder at 6-10, teams
with 6-11 soph Lawrence McCray
and 6-6 Rowland Garrett up front
while Ron King, 5-7 passing whiz
Otto Petty and 6-2 soph star

c leigal 1s .5-1
Northern Michigan was in the
contest only a few minutes as the J h(wks caged
taller Badgers raced to a 50-32 L A W'R E N C E, Kan. Ron
halftime lead. Thomas broke loose wilh a ar-
* !rage of second half field goals
that brought- Louisville from,.be-
isn dstewed hind and the Missouri Valley Con-
SOUTH BEND, Iitd .=St. Louis ference' team went on to a 4-65
University jumped off to an 11-0 basketball victory over Kansasast
lead after 2:40 had been played night.
enroute to a 92-80 college bas- Thomas made 25 points, 13; in
ketball victory over Notre Dame the second half, to take scging
yesterday afternoon. . honors. His field goal seconds' ft-
The undefeated Billikins led er the intermission gave Louisville
20-5 after eight minutes and held its first lead, 36-35.
a 48-31 advantage at the half and Bud Stallworth, Kansas' top
coasted to their third victory. scorer with 24 points' 'hit a two-
Notre Dame, led by sophomore pointer with 14:28 reiainhii to
Gary Novak's 29 points and 14 put the Jayhawks ahead 45.44,
rebounds, could get no closer than but Jim Price connected for jwo
11 points in the second half, 54-43, quick Louisville goals that vaulted
and suffered its third loss in five his team ahead 48-45. Kansas
games. never regained the lead.
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Luke 71, East Carolina62
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St. Louis 92, Notre Dame 80
West Virginia 98, Northwestern 94
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