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Sunday, January 10, 1971


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Sunday, January 10, 197'I THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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For the second straight night.
Michigan's inconsistant icers maded a l
a valiant attempt at making up a
one-goal deficit in the final mo-i
ments, but exhaustedly succumbedo
to Michigan State 6-5 last night. ,
' Trailing 6-4 with only 5:58 left,:
Wolverine defenseman Punch Car- NIGHT EDITOR:
tier drew a double minor for trip- BOB ANDREWSf
ping and roughing and it looked f
like the Spartan's had an easy rgtbc nyscnsltra
victory. right back only seconds later as
But Michigan didn't give up and defenseman Bob Boyd broke intor
the aggressiveness it possessed all the Michigan zone. Michel Jarry.
night produced a shorthanded in an attempt to dislodge the pucke
goal at 15.49. Paul Gamsby scoop- from Boyd's stick inadvertantly e
ed up a loose puck at the Michi- cross-checked Boyd to the ice and c
gan blue-line, and developed a they both got up swinging.a
burst of speed to outdistance the Both received roughing penalties
Spartan defenders into the State while Jarry was also tagged with
zone. The Michigan captain, all the original cross-checking infrac-
alone in front of goalie Jim Watt tion at 16:23. .
c blazed a slap shot into the net Michigan played two men short C
from 15 feet out. until Cartier returned with 1:58 t
The sellout crowd of nearly 3700 1 remaining. Despite State's man-
went wild as Michigan was within reann.;ept.taesmn
one. power advantage Michigan held s
The Spartans, however, came the play in the Spartan zone for t
FIRST PERIOD SCORING: 1. M - 15. M -,-Marra (2, interference) 3:32;1
Gagnon (Marra, Falk) :47; 2. MSU 16. M - Marra (2, clipping) 10:54;
-Cader (Thompson, Boyd) 9:39. 17. M - Skinner (2, roughing) 10:54;
PENALTIES: 1. MS -- Caider (2, 18. MS -t Thompson (2, roughing) C
roughing), 4:51; 2. M - Mallette (2, 10:54.
roughing), 4:51; 3. MS - Roberts THIRD PERIOD. SCORING 7.
(2, interference), 6:47; 4. M - Gag- MS - Thompson (penalty shot) t
non (2, interference), 8:08; 5. 1 3:04; 8. MS - F. DeMarco (Sipolo)
Connelly (2, high sticking), 11:g; 3:40; 9. Chaurest (Gagnon, Olson) .1
6. MS - M. DeMarco (2, hooking), 8:20; 10. M - B. Gagnon' (tarry)
12:27; 7. M4 - Gagnon '(2, hook- 8:42; 11. M -- Gamnsby (Un.) 15:49.
ing), 12:55; 8. MS - J. DeMarco PENALTIES: 19. MS - F. DeMarco
(, interference), 13:32; 9. MS
Boyd (2, delay game), 13:32;10 ( , elbowing) 40i1; 20. 21 - M-
*MS -° Finegan (2, high sticking), Cartier (2, tripping) 14:02; 22. M -
14:10; 11. M - Gamsby (2, high Jtarry. (2, roughing) 16:23; 23. M -
sticking), 14:10; 12. M -- Connelly, tJarry (2, cross checking) 16:23; 24. 1
(2, hooking), 17.57; 13. MS - Char- MS - Boyd (2, roughing) 16:23. a
rest, (2,, roughing) 20:00; 14. M - Saves:
Gamsby (2, roughing) 20:00.
SECOND PERIOD. SCORING: 3. M Michigan (Bagnell) 14-18-17-49 1
- Gagnon (Cartier) 3:16; 4. MS - MSU (Watt) 9-16-10-35 s
M. De>iarco (un.) 7:28; 5. M - Score by periods: f
Straub (Gamsby) 15.43; 6. MS - MSU 1 2 3 - 6
Jakinovich (Un.) 18:48. PENALTIES: Michigan 1 2 2 - 5


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Special To The Daily
MADISON-A goaltending call against Wisconsin's Glen
Richgels with five seconds showing on the clock gave Michi-
gan a 90-89 last second victory in yesterday's Big Ten basket-
ball opener against the Badgers in Madison.
Carried along by Henry Wilmore, who hit a temporary
career high of 44 points, Michigan led by as much as twelve,
62-50, early in the second half. But Wisconsin, led by Clarence
Sherrod, came back to tie the score 84-84 with 4:27 left and
then take the lead on Lee Oler's jumper, 89-88.
When the Wolverines put the ball in play after Oler's
bucket 1:18 remained in the game. Eight seconds later they

the remainder of the game but
failed to capitalize.
The loss, combined with Minne-
sota's 3-1 triumph over Minneso-
ta-Duluth, drops the Wolverines
into last place in the nine team
Western Collegiate Hockey Associ-
ation, with a conference record of
2-6 and a 6-8 mark overall.
The action also started with a
flurry as Bernie Gagnon electri-
flied the enthusiastic crowd before
the one-minute mark.
The Montreal speedster scored
his first of three goals at the 47
second mark on a brilliant solo
The quick start set the pattern
of the hard skating, hard hitting
affair. Referees Bob Gilray and
Gordon Lee called 24 penalties; 14
against Michigan.
Ironically, there was only one
ower - play goal. With Bernie
Gagnon in the penalty box for in-
terference in the first period Spar-
tan Mike Calder netted the tying
tally. Karl Bagnell made a great
save on Don Thompson's deflec-
ion. But Calder was unguarded
n front to bury the rebound.
Michigan regained the lead at
3:15 of the second period, as Punch
Cartier set up Gagnon's second
goal of the night. Cartier carried'
the puck behind the Spartan net
and set a perfect pass to Gagnon
ust outside the goal mouth.
State tied the score for the sec-
and time when Mike DeMarco
beat Bagnell on the short side
from 40 feet out at 7:28.
Michigan regained the lead at
15:43 as Bucky Straub converted
Paul Gamsby pass-out.
With Michigan holding the 3-2
ead in the final minutes of the
econd stanza, State continued its'
erocious forechecking which tied
he score 3-3 at intermission.
Larry Jakinovich intercepted an
rrant Michigan pass deep in the
Wolverine zone and quickly flip-
ped the puck past Bagnell's glove
The Spartans gained the lead foi
he first time in the third period
when defenseman Tom Marra was
aught freezing the puck in Mich-
gan's goal crease. Instead of a
enalty to Marra, the Spartans
eceived a rare penalty shot.
Thompson, who scored five goals
n a Spartan victory here a year
go, made the play look easy as
he faked Bagnell to the left and
lid the puck into the opposite
ide of the net.
Just 36 seconds later, Michigan
tate jumped to a 5-3 lead as
Frank DeMarco soloed in on a
lean breakaway.
Michel Chaurest added to the
partan lead after taking a pass
rom Gilles Gagnon at 8:20.
It all seemed over until Bernie
agnon began Michigan's come-
ack 22 seconds later to bring the
Wolverines within two,

-Daily--Terry McCarthy
DAVE ROBERTS of Michigan State celebrates the first Spartan goal as dejected Wolverine Michel
Jarry (11) and goalie Karl Bagnell look on. MSU continued on for a 6-5 victory, dropping Mich-
igan's season record to 6-8.
Indiana captures swim relayS
as 31' tankers take second

called time out to talk thing.
Michigan went into a stack
and tried to free Henry Wil-,
more, the game's leading scor-
er, off a double pick. Once play
began again, however, it be-
came apparent that the Bad-
ger's zone defense was not
going to be easily penetrated
and the Wolverines called time
out again with 47 ticks left.
At this point the Wolverines were
still hoping that they wouldn't
have to play for the last shot.
According to head coach Johnny
Orr. "If we got a good shot we
would have taken it and gone to
the boards." But the Wisconsin
.defense proved stubborn and with
11 seconds left Orr once again
stopped play.
"We decided that we were either!
going to get to Wilmore or Wayne
Grabiec," Orr commented. Wil-
more couldn't get free and with
five seconds left Dan Fife hit Gra-
biec with a pass at the top of the
key. Krabiec shot and though it
appeared that the shot was off
Richgel tried to block it and drew
the costly goaltending call.
The referee's decision gave Mich-
igan a 90-89 lead but the Badgers
refused to fold. After discussing
the relevant issues Wisconsin put
the ball in play to Bob Frasor, who
drove the court and got off a shot
with one second on the clock. But
his effort fell short and the Wol-
verines were 1-0 in the Big Ten.
Though emotions were poles
apart in the two locker rooms
both coaches agreed on one thing.
Neither was entirely happy about
the goal tending call. Orr noted
after the game, "We were fortu-
nate to win and its a fine feeling,
but I'm sorry that John Powless
had to lose it this way."
Powless was sorry too, but for a:
different reason. "I can't see that
play being called goaltending," he
commented, "it was off to the
side and short." However, while
Powless may be right in that the
ball never entered the cylinder
over the rim, the. ball was on a
downward trajectory, which is also
grounds for a goaltending call.
But even though he would haveI
rather won it in a different way,,
Orr was generally ecstatic after ;
the game. "I'm elated to come on
the road and win," he bubbled.
The first one is always the hardest;
and this one was really rough. I've
never felt worse during a game
mentally and physically, since I've
been a coach.
But while Orr might never have
felt worse during a game, Wilmore1
never played better. As Powless


fg 1
17-24 1
6-13 1
6-14 1
0-1 1


f tp
4 44
3 0
4 6
3 12
3 14
0 0
00 0
20 90

Totals 39-72 12-15
8-12 2-3
0-4 1-2
3-8 6-7
14-28 3-5
4-9 1-2
2-2 2-2
5-7 2-2




Totals 36-70 17-23

The Waf/

over. As the game resumed
Henry Wilmore

THERE ARE a lot of different types of coaches in the Western
Collegiate Hockey Association.
Some, like John MacInnis of Michigan Tech, are pacers who
stride around the bench like tigers in their cages. Others, such
as Glenn Somner of last year's WCHA champions, the Minnesota
Gophers, constantly keep up a chatter with their bench urging
them on to superhuman performances. Michigan's own head
coach, Al Renfrew, usually can be found standing silently by
the side of his bench chewing his gum and gazing out on the ice
like an oldtime Western homesteader appraising his ranch.
And then there is Amo Bessone, hockey coach of the
Michigan State Spartans.
Bessone is all of these types of coaches and more. Nattily
dressed in his green shirt and white silk tie, he is a part-time
coach, a part-time cheerleader, a part-time field general, and
a part-time entertainer.
The slightly graying mentor, who is loved in East Lansing
but despised throughout the rest of the WCHA, is, mechanically.
as good a college hockey coach as there is in the country. Bes-
sone's teams almost always play faultless hockey as they pass
and shoot the puck with near precision. The Spartans are one
of the most physical teams in the WCHA and Bessone teaches
his teams to hit and hit with authority.
Says Bessone, "Certainly we hit. Your defense is supposed
to hit. Our problem is we don't hit enough. You've got to hit
in the corners to win in this league."
As a cheerleader. Bessone ranks high. Hardly a minute
goes by when he doesn't dispell such pearls of wisdom as "Shoot
the puck in" or "Keep digging guys! We'll get them" upon his
team. As each line comes in from its shift on the ice, Bessone
is nearby with words of counsel and praise for his troops.
In his field generalship, Bessone is near perfect. He
rules the game from his bench, directing the action as he
sees fit. Using his deep bass voice as a weapon, he positions
his team around the ice, either bringing his defensemen
up or telling them to play deeper. If his forwards are caught
in a long shift on the ice, Bessone will call upon his defense
to "Give me a whistle" for a stoppage of play.
But it is as an entertainer that Bessone rules supreme.
After a Spartan goal, he can be found jumping up and down,
his clenched fist raised victoriously above his head and a smile
on his face. And pity the poor referee who makes a call that
meets with Bessone's disfavor. Hastily he calls the referee to his
bench to demand an explanation. He chastises the referee, he
pleads with the referee, and finally, he turns his back on the
referee, the ultimate sign of rejection, and slowly walks awgay,
his hands waving in the air as if invoking mythical hockey gods
to cast their wrath upon the obviously demented referee.
After his great victory last night, his second in two
days over Michigan, Bessone had praise for the Spartans,
the Wolverines and even the referees. Despite the 24 penal-
ties called, 11 of which were against his own squad, Bes-
sone admitted that "the referees had a pretty good game."
"They didn't hurt our game," he added. "They've got to
call the penalties close or the game just gets out of hand.
That's their job. Oh, sure, they missed a couple. Why number
11 (Michel Jarry) was down there pounding one of our guys
on the head and the refs didn't call it. And they missed a lot
of sticks being held. But Al (Renfrew) was hollering about
Sthe refereeing too.
"They didn't influence the outcome of the game one way
or the other," he concluded, which gives one a very clear im-
pression of who Bessone thought was the better team last night.


Special To The Daily
IOWA CITY - The Michigan
swimmers won the award for the
best supporting team in a one-
team show here yesterday by once
again taking second place honors
in the Big Ten Relays behind
ever-powerful Indiana.
The Hoosiers, the acknowledged
super-team in collegiate swim-
ming, left a large chunk of aquatic
talent, including Olympic silver
medalist John Kinsella. at home.
Nonetheless they were victors over
the Wolverines by a tidal wave,
The general tone of the compe-:
tition was set in the first event
and changed very little during thej
course of the day. Indiana pulled
out to the lead and increasingly'
widened it while Michigan and
one or two other teams fought
each other forsecond place.
Indiana paddled in first in nine
of the ten events, with Michigan
finishing second in seven of them.
Indiana's only swimming defeat;
came at the hands of the Wolver-"
ines in the 300-yard breaststroke
relay. The Wolverine trio of Bill
Mahony, Mike Whitaker and StuI

Issaac touched out HoosiersI
George Smith, Pat O'Conner and
Pete Dahlderg by less than half a
a second.
Aside from the breaststroke vic-
tory, the best Michigan swimming
was turned in by the 300-yard
butterfly relay team of Larry Day,
Ray McCullough and Byron Mac-
Donald. Although they finished
behind Indiana by half a second,
they managed to eclipse the pre-
vious record time for the event by
over four seconds, finishing at
2:31.9. The old record was 2:36.1,
set by the Hoosiers last year.
The meet was a Big Ten gath-
ering in name only as only six of
the conference schools sent squads
diana (Connelly, Heiff, Spitz, An-
derson) 3:12.987; 2. Michigan (Mc-
Carthy, Day, Zann, McCullough)
3:16.253; 3. Wisconsin; 4. Minnesota;
5. Michigan State; 6. Iowa.
1. Indiana (Stamm, Silver, Horsley)
2:40.612; 2. Michigan (Dorney, Peter-
son, Hansen) 2:45.000; 3. Michigan
State; 4. Minnesota; 5. Iowa; 6.
Wisconsin. Record.
LAY: 1. Michigan (Mahony, W h i t-
taker, Isaac) 3:03.377; 2. Indiana;
3. Michigan State; 4. Minnesota; 5.
Iowa; 6. Wisconsin.
1. Indiana (Spitz, Barbirie, H all)
2:31.394; 2. Michigan (Day, McCul-
lough, MacDonald) 2:31.924; 3.
Michigan State; 4. Wisconsin; 5.
Minnesota; 6. Iowa. Record.
Michigan (Rydze, Crawford, Creede)
341.85; 2. Michigan State; 3. Wis-
consin; 4. Minnesota; 5. Indiana;
6. Iowa.
1. Indiana (Darid, Hylant, Gustav-
1. Indiana (Daria, Hylant, Gustav-
san) 14:56.332; 2. Michigan (Dorney,
Peterson, Fishburn) 15:14.833; 3.
Wisconsin. 4. Michigan State; 5.
Minnesota; 6. Iowa.
1. Indiana (Connelly, O'Connor,
Heiss, Anderson) 1:27.239; 2. Wiscon-
sin; 3. Michigan (McCarthy, Gavin,
Katz, Zann) 1:30.211; 4. Michigan

to the competition. Northwestern
and Purdue had dual meets yes-
terday while Ohio State has been
plagued by illness and Illinois
simply decided not to attend.
Diving Coach Dick Kimball had
cause for both pleasure and frus-
tration from his charges' perform-
ances. Dick Rydze, Joe Crawford
and Jim Creede won the one me-
ter diving relay, but 20 minutes
later, Rydze, Crawford and John
Hamilton could muster only a poor
fifth out of the six teams.
Kimball appeared fairly satisi-
fied with the Wolverine perform-
ance, but wasn't ovrely excited.
"Indiana's victory was a forgone
conclusion," he said. "We did well
considering how tired everyone is."
State; 5, Minnesota; 6. Iowa.
diana (Stamm, Dahoberg, Barbierie,
Hall) 3:32.259; 2. Michigan (Hansen,
Isaac, McDonald, Zann) 3:34.867; 3.
Michigan State; 4. Iowa; 5. Wis.
consin; 6. Minnesota. Record.
1. Wisconsin (Shulze, Reuff, Bush)
359.00; 2. Minnesota; 3. Michigan
State; 4. Indiana; 5. Michigan (Ha-
milton, Rydze, Crawford) 310.25; 6.
Indiana (Anderson, Dahlberg, Bar-
bierie, Stamm) 1:36.872; 2. Michigan
State; 3. Michigan (McCarthy, Mac-
Donald, Katz, Mahony) 1:38.196; 4.
Minnesota; 5. Wisconsin; 6. Iowa.
RELAY: 1. Indiana (Hall, O'Con-
nor, Smith) 5:55.086; 2. Michigan
(Isaac, McCullough, Peterson), 6:30.-
319; 3. Wisconsin; 4. Iowa; 5. Mich-
igan State; 6. Minnesota. Record.
Indiana (Connelly, Baird, Spitz,
Horsley) 7:17.922; 2. Michigan (Day,
Fishburn, Hansen, Dorney) 7:29.533;
3. Minnesota; 4. Michigan State;
5. Iowa; 6. Wisconsin (disq.)
* * * *
1. Indiana 147.5
2. Michigan 120.5
3. Michigan State 93.5
4. Wisconsin 80.5
5. Minnesota 71.0
6. Iowa 53.0

noted, "Wilmore was the whole
ball game in the first half. We
wanted to block him on the base-
line but weren't successful in the
first half. We were better in the
second half."
Better, but not much. Wilmore
got 27 in the initial period and
only 17 in the later, but he tied
the Wisconsin fieldhouse record
for field goals with 17 and was
only 6 points off the record for
most points.
Ernie Johnson 'coming off the
bench when Ken Brady picked up
his third foul contributed four-
teen points in addition to a fine
defensive performance. Orr praised
him, saying that "Johnson did a
great job. He's a great defensive
player." Johnson held Wisconsin
center Richgels to only 2 points
in the second half after he got 10
in the first.
Rodney Ford and Wayne Gra-
biec each hit for 12 though neither
got a chance to go to the free
throw line.
Sherrod kept the Badgers in the
game with his 31 points. Leon
Howard contributed 18. Richgels
got 12 rebounds and 12 points
while Lee Oler also got 12 after
coming in for Gary Watson. Wat-
son did more for Michigan than
Wisconsin as he lost the ball out
of bounds several times before be-
ing benched.
Defensively both teams resorted
to zone defenses in yesterday's
struggle. For Michigan it was a
season first, but they Went to it
only late in 'the game. Powless
didn't seem to think that It made
any difference though, s a y In g
that, "we scored well against their
The Badgers went into a zone
earlier. According to Powless this
was because "they were putting
the ball in without working. They
got too many easy shots."

Matmen drop Purdue,;
performance sloppy
Special to The Daily But perhaps even more surpris-
WEST LAFAYETTE - The ing were the losses sustained by
Michigan wrestling team's dual- precocious freshman Jerry Hub-
meet record remained untainted bard and Tim Cech. Both Hub-
as they dropped Purdue yesterday, bard, who suffered his first dual-
22-11. The victory was less a meet defeat, and Cech. who wres-
cause for celebration than the two tled his first match this year at

UM Tae Kwon Do Club
TUES. JAN. 12 of 7:00 P.M.
(Next to Wotermon Gym)
Beginners Welcome

previous wins, however, as the per-
formance of the Wolverine grap-
plers was, as described by Coach
Rick Bay, "shoddy" and "not up
to their best."
Neither team had command of
the match until the latter stages
when Michigan finally began to
show signs of emerging from its
lethargy. Tied 9-9 after the firstj
six matches, the Wolverines began'
to pull away when freshman Bob
Huizenga dumped the Boilermak-
ers' Bill Barnard, 4-0. Therlonj
Harris followed with a narrow 2-1
Then Michigan administered the
coup de grace, as Walt Sexton1
mangled his opponent enough to
gain a default. That made it 20-9
with one match left.
The match had a few surprises,
both pleasant and otherwise. Both
freshmen making their collegiate
mat debuts, Rick Neff and Bob
Huizenga, won handily.

126 lbs., his natural weight, were
briefly put on their backs early in
their matches and could never
Bay commented. "A few of our
veterans were a little sloppy." He
thought that part of the problem
in the Wolverines' "flat" perform-
ance was their lack of respect for
the Boilermakers-last year's de-
feat to Purdue was the first since
118 lbs. - Hoddy (M) dec. Howard,
126 lbs. - Graser (P) dec. Cech, 11-0.
134 lbs. -- Neff (M) dec. Harden, 8-4.s
142 lbs. - King (M) dec. Kern. 6-5.
150 lbs. - Drury (P) dec. Hubbard,
158 lbs. - Hauig (P) dec. Mendrygal,
167 lbs.-- Huizenga (M) dec. Bern-
ard, 4-0.
177 lbs. - Harris (M) dec. Foszcz, 2-1.
190 lbs. - Sexton (M) won by de-
fault over Frankel.
HW - Bolhouse (M) drew Metzler,





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