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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Nine

THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nine

Wings
climb

batter

up

from

-Daily-Denny Gainer
PAUL GAMSBY (9) moves the puck behind the North Dakota goal with the assistance of Wolverine
defenseman Punch Cartier (3) in a game earlier this year. Michigan meets the Irish of Notre Dame
this weekend in a pair of games.

By The Associated Press
DETROIT-Gordie Howe scored
the 850th goal of his National"
Hockey League career as the De-
troit Red Wings skated to a 5-3
victory over the Minnesota North
Stars last night and climbed out
of the East Division cellar.
Howe's goal came on a power
play at 17:39 of the second period
and gave Detroit a 4-2 lead. The
850 total includes playoff goals,
and the tally gave the 41-year-old
superstar his 22nd consecutive 20-
goal season.
The triumph pulled Detroit into
sixth place, one point ahead of
idle Vancouver.
The teams traded first-period
goals with Jude Trouin scoring
his 13th of the season for the
North Stars at 6:46 and Alex Del-
vecchio netting his 14th at 13:37
for Detroit.
A goal by Gordon Labossiere,
his 16th, gave Minnesota a 2-1
lead at 2:04 of the second period,
but then the Wings pulled away
with consecutive goals by Phil Col-
lins, Nick Libbett and Howe.
Detroit's final tally was by re-
cently-acquired Red B e r e n s o n
whose slap shot at three minutes
of the final period slithered past
goalie Cesar Maniago.
Bobby Rousseau added a goal
for the North Stars at 9:41 of the
final period.
* * , .
Sabres knot ePnguins
BUFFALO - Don Marshall
rammed home a 10-foot shot at
10:13 of the third period to gain
the Buffalo Sabres a 6-6 tie with the
Pittsburgh Penguins in a wild Na-
tional Hockey League game last
night.
It was Marshall's second goal of
the game. His first, at 15:21 of the
second period, climaxed a Buffalo
rally that saw the Sabres tally four
straight goals within six minutes
for a 5-4 lead to erase an early 3-0
Pittsburgh lead.
Lee Binkley, Pittsburgh's start-
ing goalie, was injured after five

daily
sports
NIGHT EDITOR:
ELLIOT LEGOW
minutes of the first period and was
replaced by Al Smith on whom the
Sabres concentrated their attack.
Binkley fell down while stopping.
a shot by Marshall and injured his
left leg.
Rod Zaine scored twice for the
Penguins. His second, at 9:41 of
the third period, gave Pittsburgh
a 6-5 lead before Marshall's shot
tied it again.
* * *

Irish toppled

stars,
cellar
ally, ran their record to 19-1. No.
14 Notre Dame is now 14-7.
* * *
Billikens conquer
DENTON, Tex. - St. Louis mov-
ed within a half game of pace-set-
ting Louisville last night in the
Missouri Valley Conference bas-
ketball chase with a 65-61 victory
over North Texas.
The Billikins are now 6-3 in MVC
play and 14-9 for the year. North
Texas is 2-8 and 8-12.
Bradley bounced
PEORIA, Ill.-Memphis State's
Tigers made 15 of their total 26
free throws in the last 11 minutes
of the game last night to defeat
Bradley 74-70 in a Missouri Val-
ley Conference basketball game.
The Tigers, expanding their
league mark to 6-4 while Bradley
dropped to 6-6, led 38-36 at half-
time. Thereafter, the lead was

OLD TIME REVIVAL:

Inept icers host Irish

-Daily-Terry McCarthy
RICK McCURDY, Michigan' star all-arounder is seen going
through his rings routine in an earlier Wolverine meet. Today the
undefeated tumblers visit Illinois and tomorrow travel to Indiana.

By JOEL GREER
It will be a very nostalgic week-
end for Michigan hockey followers
beginning tonight as the Wolver-
ines renew a hockey series that
began nearly 50 years ago.
Tonight's game with Notre Dame
marks the first time the two teams
have met since the early 1920's and
it will also be Michigan's 1000th
varsity game since records initially
were kept in the 1922-23 season.
But the Michigan-Notre Dame ice
hockey rivalry began before that
as the Fighting Irish first played
the game on the campus at South
Bend in 1919. Father William Cun-
ningham, a figure skater at the
time, noticed two students ventur-
ing down to St. Joseph's Lake with
hockey sticks in hand and before
long Rev. Cunningham was coach-
ing the first Notre Dame hockey
team.
Notre Dame's first big year came
during the 1921-22 season when
Father Cunningham helped formu-
late the Midwest Hockey Confer-I
ence. In addition to Notre Dame,
Michigan, Michigan State, Michi-
gan Tech, Wisconsin and Minnesota
were represented in the Conference
* and the Irish came out on top win-
ning nine of their ten games.
Heart attack
* inactivates
Tigers' Hiller
DETROIT (o') - The Detroit Ti-
gers announced yesterday the loss
~l for an indefinite period of t i m e
lefthander John Hiller who suf-
fered a heart attack Jan. 11 at his
home in Duluth, Minn.
In making the announcement,
the club said it was notified of
Hiller's illness Monday but had
not received confirmation of the
Duluth diagnosis until yesterday.
Hiller is no longer hospitalized,
but he will be placed on the dis-
abled list at the start of the sea-
son, according to Tiger General
Manager Jim Campbell.
Doctors at Ford hospital in De-
troit described the attack as a
* small coronary occlusion and have
asked for a re-evaluation exami-
nation about May 1 to determine
Hiller's future status.
A Canadian who spent f i v e
seasons in the minors before join-
ing the Tigers, in June, 1967, Hill-
er has a 23-19 overall m a ior
'. league record.
Hiller said he was unaware of
~the seriousness of his illness, and
therefore hadn't notified the Tig-
ers until Monday.
"I was never in any great pain,"
he said from his Duluth home. "I
was surprised and shocked to find
it would take this long to recov-
er. I'm depressed, but other than
that I feel OK."

But Notre Dame hockey floun- an effort to give Karl Bagnell
dered and it was finally discontin- rest.

a

ued at the conclusion of the 1927
season, with -the Michigan-Notre
Dame series tied at two games
apiece.
Hockey at Michigan grew at a
much slower pace but it has con-
tinued uninterrupted since the ear-
ly 1920's. Michigan didn't become
a national power until the late
1940's when Vic Heyliger came on-
to the scene as the Michigan coach.
He directed the 1947-48 edition of
the Wolverines to their first na-
tional championship and later
added five more national crowns in-
cluding three straight from 1951
through 1953. Present Coach Al
Renfrew's 1963-64 squad gave the
Wolverines their seventh NCAA
title which is more than any other
school.
The non-conference battle for the
Wolverines couldn't have come at
a better time as they are current-
ly plagued by injuries. Rick Jack-
son, Punch Cartier and Bob Fal-
coner all received injuries in last
weekend's double-defeat at Wis-
consin.
"Rick Jackson won't be ready,"
affirmed assistant coach Phil
Gross, "but we're not sure about
Punch (Cartier)."
Both Jackson and Cartier suf-
fered shoulder injuries and Car-
tier has "skated during practice
but he has had no contact work
this week," Gross mentioned. "Be-
ing that it is a non-conference game
he may sit out tonight."
Falconer, who developed a char-
lie-horse during last Friday's game
should be ready, Gross added.
Bil Busch, the senior goaltender
from Ann Arbor will make his sec-
ond start of the season tonight inC
Hoope I

Notre Dame is coming into the
game with a 9-12-2 overall record
including a 5-11-2 slate against
WCHA competition. Notre Dame
Coach Lefty Smith has been pleas-
ed with the squad's overall play
but has been disappointed with
the Irish's scoring output. "We've
had good goaltending from Dick
Tomasoni, and the defense has
been adequate, but we have not
gotten the goal production we
should."

WILMORE HOLDS THIRD:
McGinnis, Brown to-

By The Associated Press
Official Big Ten statistics re-
leased yesterday presaged a two-
player scrap for the individual
scoring crown between Indiana's
star sophomore, George McGinnis,
and Iowa's veteran Fred Brown.
McGinnis this week recaptured
the lead from Brown as the
brawny Hoosier pumped in 71
points in two games for a 31.7
league season average. Brown
dropped a shade behind at 31.1.
Michigan's fine soph, Henry Wil-
more, skidded from the 30-point
plateau for the first time with a
27.4 mark.
McGinnis held the rebound lead,
averaging 15.8 retrieves, with aj
trio of other sophs closing in on
the Hoosier. They include Mich-
igan State's Bill Kilgore with 13.2;
Michigan's Ken Brady with 12.9,
and Minnesota's Jim Brewer with
C 12.5.

Michigan, playing host tomorrow
to Minnesota, 2-6, is still the Big
Ten scoring leader with an 89.1
average. Next is Indiana, 5-2, with
87.0 and lowly Northwestern, 1-6,
is third with 84.2.
Ohio State, host to Northwest-
ern tomorrow night, continues No.
1 on defense with an average yield
of 72.4, followed by Illinois, 4-3,
with 77.9 and Purdue, 5-3, with
78.5.
In weekly statistics released yes-
terday by the National Collegiate
Sports S e r v i c e s, Mississippi's
Johnny Neumann again led the
nation with a scoring average of
41.7 points per game.
Neumann continues to close in
on Pete Maravich's major college
scoring record, even though he has
tailed off somewhat in his last,
three starts.
Although he would have to av-
erage a whopping 52.8 points in
his last five games to break the
former LSU player's sophomore
record of 43.8, Neumann needs
only to continue a 33-point pace
to finish 40.0.

traed several times.
NEW YORK - Sky-high Ford-
ham, playing the final seven mn N I N E T
utes without star Charlie Yever- INDIANA NEXT:
ton, defeated Notre Dame 94-88 last
night before a crowd of 19,500
screaming fans in Madison Square T o7___Iu
Yelverton scored 28 points,
blocked several shots and made By BOB ANDREWS e
numerous key steals in a fabulous With the Big Ten gymnasticst
all-around performance before caposiso he ek
foulng out with the Rams leadng away, the Wolverine tumblers be-
75-73 with 6:55 left, gin their preparations for them1
The 6-foot-2 Ram wonderboy then by traveling to Champaign to face
watched from the bench as little the University of Illinois.
Bill Maynor, who had the tough Coming off their devastation of1
job of guarding Notre Dame's high- Ohio State, last Saturday, Coach 1
scoring Austin Carr, led Fordham's Newt Loken's gymnasts will have
final attack. Maynor scored 13 of to perform at their very best if]
Fordham's final 19 points, includ- they intend to improve upon that
ing 10 straight within a 212 min- showing. Most of the devastation
ute span. came frm all-arounders Rick
Maynor wound up with 27 points. McCurdy, Ted Marti and Ray Gu-
Carr, the nation's second leading ra who Loken terms the dedi-
scorer, finished with 29 pointsbut McCurdy scored a 54.65, the
had no field goals in the critical highest individual meet total of
closing minutes of the contest. his life. Marti and Gurae a c h
The Rams, ranked 18th nation- scored over 52 points and if they
fare as well this weekend, Illinois
will have virtually no hopes of an
upset.
Against the Buckeyes, the Wol-
verines g o t a pleasant surprise
S s o ethat makes their squad even
stronger. Bill Hudgins, who had
been having difficulty on the par-
Runnerup to Neumann in the allel bars event, came up with a
scoring race is Notre Dame's Aus- fine performance which earned
tin Carr with 36.8. him a 9.2.
Jacksonville's Artis Gilmore con- In both the high bar and the
tinuedtoleadinreoundit rings Michigan was especially
tined o lad n ebondswit apowerful and managed to sweep
22.9 per game average. Souther ptherfladmngdt we
Illinois' Greg Starrick held onto the first t h r e e places. On the
'his free-throw percentage lead rings EdHoward executed his typ-
with .911. ically outstanding routine in post-
ing the highest score for a single
Jacksonville, team offense lead- event with a 9.45.
er with a per game scoring average On the rings, Monte Falb, Mc-
of 100.0, edged North Carolina Curdy, and Mike Sale again plac-
out of the No. 1 spot in field goal ed one-two-three, with scores of
percentage by .001 with an aver- 9.25, 9.05 and 9.0, respectively. The
age of .543. only event which the Wolverines
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This Weekend in Sports
TODAY
SWIMMING-Eastern Michigan at Matt Mann Pool, 7:30 p.m.
GYMNASTICS-at Illinois
HOCKEY-Notre Dame at Coliseum, 8 p.m.
TOMORROW
BASKETBALL-Minnesota at Crisler Arena, 2 p.m.
FRESHMAN BASKETBALL-Alpena at Crisler Arena, noon
GYMNASTICS-at Indiana
SWIMMING-Ohio State at Matt Mann Pool, 3 p.m.
WRESTLING-Michigan State at Crisler Arena; 4 p.m.
TRACK-Michigan State at Yost Fieldhouse, 4 p.m.
HOCKEY-Notre Dame at Coliseum, 8 p.m.

did not sweep was the side horse
where Reed Klein of Ohio State
placed third.
It was on the side horse that
Michigan seemed to have m o s t
trouble. Loken explained, "it was
difficult to get up for Ohio State,"
but he added, "it will not happen
against Illinois.,
Illinois' star performer, Ken
Barr, is exceptionally able on the
side horse. He rarely posts a score
of less than nine. If Illinois hopes

to spoil a Wolverine sweep in all
events, it will have to depend on a
strong showing by Barr on the
side horse.
After the match with Illinois,
the Wolverines will have only two
meets remaining, against Indiana
away and Michigan State at home.
Then it will be time for the Big
Ten championships to be played
March 5-6 at Ohio State with the
NCAA championships at Ann Ar-
bor, April 1-3.

mblers meet Illinois

Pickings

Get dem picks in by midnight tonight.

1. Minnesota at MICHIGAN
(pick score)
2. Northwestern at Ohio State
3. Purdue at Iowa
4. Indiana at Illinois
5. Wisconsin at Michigan State
6. Virginia at Duke
7. St. Louis at Memphis State
8. So. Illinois at No. Illinois
9. North Texas St. at Bradley
10. W. Michigan at Kent State
Scores a
Stetson 82, Florida Southern 75
Hofstra 71, Long Island 70
St. Louis 65, North Texas St. 61
Memphis State 74, Bradley 70
Springfield 91, Hartford 87
Chattanooga 86, Middle Tenn. 82
Fordham 94, Notre Dame 88
Delaware 81, Gettysburg 69
Clarion 69, Grove City at
Campbell 68, Pembroke State 67
Centenery 86, New Orleans-Loyola 83
Southwestern Louisiana 97, Louisiana
Tech 92

11. Georgia. Tech at Hawaii
12. Harvard at Princeton
13. N. Carolina St. at Wake
Forest
14. Marquette at Air Force
15. Detroit at Boston College
16. Georgia at Mississippi
17. Arizona State at Arizona
18. California at Washington
19. DePaul at Dayton
20. Puget Sound at Portland

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