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Saturday, March 20, 1.971


Pace Seven

Saturday, March 20, 1971 THE MICHIGAN DAILY



Pistons clout Braves,

Bucks, Hilltoppers prep
for regional showdown

Lanier pours



By The Associated Press

,.. I

. DETROIT-Rookie center Bob*
Lanier drilled in 40 points to lead.
the Detroit Pistons to a 111-105
victory over the Buffalo Braves
last night and established a team
record for triumphs in one season.
It was the Pistons 44th National
Basketball Association v ic t o r y,
eclipsing the mark of 43 first set
by the team when it operated in
Fort" Wayne, Ind., in 1954-55.
Lanier and Dave Bing led a,
Piston breakout after Buffalo led,
-73-59, with the third period 41/2
Iinutes old. Detroit rolled up 16:
straight points and then added six
more while Buffalo was restrictedj
to a single field goal.
Bob Kauffman and Don May,
each had 18 points for Buffalo.



* *s a
Hawks squeak by


ATLANTA - Walt Hazzard's
driving shot with 27 seconds left
)*in overtime gave Atlanta a 112-
111 victory over the Chicago Bulls
last night and clinched a National
Bosketball Association p 1 a y o f f
berth for the Hawks.
The Hawks, who came on strong
in the last few weeks after a ter-
rible start, nailed down second
~place in the Central Division and
will meet the world champion New
York Knicks in the playoffs be-
ginning next Thursday.
Lou Hudson and Pete Maravich
scored 22 points a piece for the
Hawk' -- number as Chi-

cago's Chet Walker-while Haz-
zard had 19 and Walt Bellamy 18.
Bellamy also grabbed 21 rebounds.
The Bulls missed three shots in
the final eight seconds after Haz-
zard's winning shot before Bellamy
finally corralled the rebound. Chi-
cago's Tom Boerwinkle missed a
last-second field goal attempt in
regulation time.
* * *
Celts roll
BOSTON-John Havlicek scored
28 points and led a fourth period
blitz, leading the Boston Celtics to
a 125-117 National Basketball As-
sociation victory over the Balti-
more Bullets last night.
Baltimore led 97-95 in the open-
ing moments of the final period,
but the Celtics ran 11 straight
points to go in front 106-97 and
were never headed.
Havlicek had two baskets in
the surge, while Don Chaney con-
tributed a key three-point play.
Baltimore's Kevin LoUghery led
all scorers with 32.

Squires clinch
ginia Squires clinched the Ameri-
can Basketball Association's East-
ern Division regular season title
with a 132-120 victory over the
Carolina Cougars last night.
Charlie Scott scored 32 points
and George Carter added 20 for
the Squires.
Randy Mahaffey's 22 points led
the Cougars, who took their 11th
loss in a row.
* -.* *
Pacers pummel
Netolicky scored 16 points in the
second quarter yestreday as the
Indiana Pacers overcame a Ken-
tucky lead and went on to beat
the Colonels 120-109 in an Ameri-
can Basketball Association game
b e f o r e a standing - room - only
Netolicky ended the game with
28 points to lead all scorers.
The Pacers, down by 8 points
early, forged a 62-50 halftime lead
and were never seriously threat-
ened after that.
entucky was led by Dan Issel
with 26 points.

-Daily-Terry Mccarthy
OHIO STATE'S MIKE WAGAR (15) lays up two in the Bucks'
victory over Michigan on Feb. 27. The Bucks scored a 60-59 upset
over Marquette Thursday to advance to the NCAA Mideast regional
finals. OSU squares off against Western Kentucky this afternoon.

By The Associated Press
Ohio State, never a loser in this
regional, shoots for its f i f t h
National Collegiate Athletic Asso-
ciation Mideast basketball cham-
pionship today when the Buckeyes
challenge quick Western Kentucky
and its All-American Jim McDan-
The two upset winners of
Thursday night's semifinals will
tip off at 4:05 p.m. EST, in a
nationally televised NBC encount-
In other regional match-ups,
Pennsylvania meets Villanova,
Kansas tackles Drake and UCLA
goes against Long Beach State.
Ohio State, now 20-5 reached
the mideast finals with a 60-59
victory over Marquette, shattering
the Warriors' 39-game winning
streak, seventh longest in major
college history.
McDaniels, a seven-footer with
an amazing long-range shooting
touch, tallied 35 points as Western
won the Battle of the Common-
wealth with a smashing 107-83
victory over Kentucky in the first
meeting ever between the cross-
state neighbors.
Seven-footer Luke Witte gave
Ohio State a 58-57 lead with 1:11
left, the first time the Buckeyes
had led since the opening moment.
Allan Hornyak added a pair of
pressure free-throws with six se-
conds remaining, ending Mar-
quette hopes.
"I'm glad we have the day be-
tween games," said Western Coach
Johnny Oldham Friday. "We were
ready to play. I think we'll have
a tremendous psychological let-
down Saturday."
UCLAns tackle 49ers
UCLA, 91-73 winners over Brig-
ham Young, meet Long B e a c h
State, 78-65 victors over Pacific,
for the right to advance to the
Reserve forward Terry Schofield
keyed UCLA's rather easy tri-
umph. With the score close mid-
way in the first half, he came off
the bench to hit five of seven
shots from outside.
That shooting, plus a scoring
surge in the last minute of the
first half, led by Sidney Wicks,
gave UCLA a nine-point half-time
lead and BYU couldn't get closer
than seven points thereafter. The
Bruins are 26-1 this year.
But the 49ers almost didn't get'
the chance. Pacific, 21-6, roared
out to a 15-point lead just be-

fore halftime and
Beach look bad.

made Long'

* * *
Penn, Villanova clash
"They're the best team we faced
all year,", South Carolina coach
Frank McGuire said after unbeat-
en Pennsylvania defeated his team
79-64 in the NCAA Eastern Re-
gional basketball semifinals on
Thursday night. The Quakers
tackle Villanova which behind the
shooting of Howard Porter swept
McGuire top coach
Marquette coach Al McGuire,
whose team was eliminated
from the NCAA tournament,
was named Coach of the Year
by the Associated Press yester-
day. McGuire's 227 points plac-
ed him far ahead of the run-
ner-up, Bob Boyd of Southern
Michigan coach John Orr
was tied for eleventh in the
balloting with Dick Harter of
Penn, Paul Westhead of La-
Salle and Gene Bartow of
Memphi State. All received
three points.
past Fordham, 85-75, in the open-
ing game.
Rangy Bob Morse scored 28
points to lead Penn to its 28th
consecutive victory. The Quakers
broke open a tight battle in the
last seven and one-half minutes
with a brilliant shooting exhibi-
tion from the free-throw line, hit-
ting on 20 of 21 during that per-

Villanova's height and ability to
beat Fordham's full court press
were key factors in the victory
over the Rams. Porter scored 20
points in the first half as Vil-
lanova took an 11-point lead, 47-
36. He scored five more the se-
cond half for a total of 25 before
fouling out with 1:36 left.
* * *
Big Eight, MVC champs meet
Kansas and Drake, after nar-
row Thursday night victories, will
meet at 4:10 p.m. EST today, in
the Midwest Regional basketball
playoff finals.
Fourth ranked Kansas, notching
its 20th consecutive triumph, edg-
ed 14th rated Houston 78-77, and
Drake, 19th ranked, surprised 12th
ranked Notre Dame in overtime,
A 29 point performance by Dave
Robisch and Bud Stallworth's 25
point contribution gave Kansas its
26th decision in 27 games.
Robisch, second team All-Amer-
ican, dropped in Kansas' last sev-
en points, all on free throws in
the last two minutes.
Jayhawk Coach Ted Owens, de-
spite the victory, was unhappy
with the Kansas performance.
"We didn't penetrate their
zone," he said. "We didn't p 1a y
good on defense."
The Notre Dame - Duke game
was tied 62-62 at the end of regu-
lation play after Al Sakys sank a
jumper with 4 seconds left to put
Drake even.
Drake, with Sakys, Tom Bush
and Jim Nordrum and Carl Saly-
ers, hitting often, piled in 17
points in the overtime to seal
Notre Dame's fate.

Thic lads invade Washington

Sbatsmen shut out Rams

special to the Daily
TUCSON - Michigan's baseball
team got off to a great start in
their 1971 season yesterday by'
shutting out Colorado State 8-0
""behind the two-hit pitching of
Wolverine ace Jim Burton.
The Wolverines pulled out to
an early lead.in the game, the first
of eleven to be played during their
ten day stay in Arizona. Tom Ket-!
tinger and Pat Sullivan were the
+ hitting stars for Michigan with
five hitssand six runs batted in
between them.
Burton got off to a great start
in his bid to retain the number
one spot in" Michigan's pitching
rotation by fanning 13 Rams, in-
cluding three in each of the first
A three innings. The fire-balling
righthander yielded four walks be-
sides two singles and never was in
serious, trouble.
Michigan scored one run in the*
X lu
college title
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (R)-Evans-
ville's rapid firing Aces outgunned_
Old Dominion 97-82 last night to
win their fifth NCAA College Di-
vision basketball championship.
Southwestern Louisiana, getting
a pair of scoring records, walloped
.Kentucky Wesleyan 105-83 for
third place.
The Aces, who last won the
crown in 1965, roared into a 51-40
halftime edge as Rick Coffey made
20 points to send a record crowd
of 13,214 into wild cheers.
The Monarchs from Norfolk,
Va., bowing out at 21-9, never
came close in the last half.
Evansville, winding up 22-8,
rushed ahead 70-49 as John Wel-
lemeyer and Don Buse combined
f or 13 points.
Buse totaled 23 points, Coffey
422 and Wellemeyer 16 for the Aces.
Copeland topped Old Dominion
with 20.

first inning when Sullivan brought
in Jim Kocoloski with an infield
out. Sullivan and Kettinger deliv-
ered the key blows in a five run
fifth as Michigan soared to a 6-0
lead. Burton beat out a bunt to
start the rally. Mike Bowen doub-
led him to third and both scored
on Kettinger's double.
A single by Sullivan scored Ket-
tinger and hits by Mike Rafferty
and John Hornyak produced two

more runs.
Kocoloski 3
Bowen of 2
Kettinger If 4
Sullivan lb 4
Rafferty ss 4
Hornyak rf r2
Carrow 3b 3
Mulvihill c 3
Burton p 3
Total 28



Today, the Michigan track team
opens its outdoor season in Seattle
with a dual meet against the Uni-
versity of Washington. Washington
has some fine performers on line
for today's action, but it probably
won't be enough to overcome a
balanced Michigan attack.
Washington has strength espe-
cially in the mile, pole vault, and
long jump. In the mile run, Jim
Johnson has gone 4:03.1 so far this
season, and he was NCAA. indoor
runnerup in that event to Marty
Liquori last weekend. Attempting
to upset Johnson will be Michigan's
Mike Pierce (4:08.9) and Rick
Storrey (4:12.8).
The pole vault presents a similar
situation to the mile run. Washing-
ton's Kirk Bryde has gone 16-4
this season, and Michigan's Bob
Mitchell and Larry Wolfe will be
hard-pressed to beat him. Mitchell
has gone 14-6 and Wolfe has clear-
ed 15-0 so far this season.
Michigan's strongest event ap-
pears to be the 120-yard high hur-
dles, where Godfrey Murray and
Mel Reeves are competing. Wash-
ington's top hurdler has gone :14.2,
while last season Murray nit- :13.7
and Reeves has a best of :14.0 over
high school highs.
In the 100- and 220-yard dashes,
Gene Brown is going against ques-
tionable Washington competition.
Washington has two good sprint-
ers, one who has supposedly gone
:09.3 and the other :09.6, com-

pared to Brown's :09.5. However,
their :09.3 sprinter has never been
seen by anybody running the 100
in that time, so their apparent
strength in this event is highly
questionable. In the 220, Brown
will be joined by Kim Rowe against
adequate competition from Wash-
In the other field events, John
Mann will find little competition
for first place. But Steve Adams
will have his hands full in the shot
put and discus. Washington's top
shotputter has thrown 57-8 while
Adams has thrown 56-0.
In thehdiscus, Adams has never
thrown competitively before in the
collegiate ranks, so only time will
tell how good he will be in that
event. Adams' coach, Jack Harvey,
a former shot putter himself, thinks
that Adams is much better in the
discus than in the shot. He is bas-
ing his decision on the fact that
Adams practiced only for the discus
during the entire fall track prac-
In the triple jump, Steve Rosen
takes his indoor best of 43-11
,against one good jumper from
Washington who is in the range of
48 feet. Rosen will be joined by

pole vaulters Mitchell and Wolfe
in an effort to acquire both second
and third places.
In the 440-yard dash, Lorenzo:
Montgomery and Reggie Bradford
will have their hands full with two
:48.0 Washington quarter-milers.
The 880 will not present such great
difficulties for Rick Storrey and
Bill Bolster who have no pressing
In the exclusively outdoor events,
Phil Pyatt will be attempting his
first three-mile run of the new sea-
son, after hitting a two-mile best
of 8:51.9. Greg Syphax and Reggie,
Johnson will be showing their
hurdle and endurance skilla as they
compete in the 440-yard interme-
diate hurdles.
The 440-yard relay team will also
be performing for the first time
this season, and will probably in-
clude Syphax, Mann, Murray, and

Announcing the opening of a new store
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Thorne of 3
Euchida rf 2
Peden rf 2
Jensen lb 1
Villano lb 1
Southwick 3b 3
Finke If 3
Hertzke If 2
Andrews c 2
Dunn p 3
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Wed., March 24-8 P.M.


Eureka!! The University Cellar is still having their great sale of the
(if it were any bigger we'd have to sell tickets)

Let's hear it for the drunks.
It's not the drink that kills, it's the drunk, the problem drinker, the abusive
drinker, the drunk driver. This year he'll be involved in the killing
of at least 25,000 people. He'll be involved in at least 800,000 highway
crashes. After all the drunk driver has done for us, what can we do for
him? If he's sick, let's help him. But first we've got to get him off the road.

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