THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Sunday, January 12, 1975
FOULS, FURLOW TOO MUCH FOR MICHIGAN, 86-78
By AL HRAPSKYl
Special To The Daily
EAST LANSING-A blis-
tering. S p a r t a n shoot-
ing display and early Mich-
igan foul trouble which re-
sulted in the departure of
three starters, proved the
decisive factors in an im-
pressive 86-78 Michigan
State victory here yester-
Shooting at a record
breaking .640 clip, on 32 of
50 field goals, the Spartans
managed to thwart every
threat the Wolverines could
Junior forward Terry Furlow
provided the spark for State,
converting 11 of 15 field goals
and 11 of 11 free throws for a
career and game high 33 points.1
Furlow's three baskets midway
through the first half turned the
game around, giving State a six
point lead that they never re-
A sullen Johnny Orr talkedt
about his team's inability to
stifle the Spartans' shooting.
"I think we let them have1
too many good shots. People7
we didn't expect to make them
were putting them in."1
A sticky Spartan defense
hampered the Wolverines all af-
ternoon, and according to MSU;
coach Gus Ganakas, was the
necessary element in producing
"We had control of the game
throughout. They're a really fast
team and we were able to con-
trol the fast break."
After Furlow's flurry of bas-
kets, Michigan called a time-
out to regroup with the score
26-20. Orr's effort to change the
momentum was futile, however,
as the Spartan's steadily built;
their lead to ten points at the
half on Furlow's uncontested
layup with three seconds left.
Michigan's physical defense
resulted in several deadly fouls
that sent C. J. Kupec to the
bench permanently with 13:34
left in the second half; Wayman
Britt at the 6:37 mark; and
Johnny Robinson with three
minutes remaining in the game.
Don Johnston, Kupec's replace-
ment, did an adequate job of
keeping Lindsay Hairston away
from the basket, but collected
four fouls and was benched,
with 6:17 left.
Michigan played better bas-
ketball in the second half and1
actually outscored the Spartans:
40 to 38. The main stumbling
block was an inability to pene-
trate a sticky Spartan defense
which forced the Wolverines to
the shoot from the outside.
"We had cutters moving in-'
side but we couldn't get the
ball to them. We played too
much individual basketball,".
explained Orr, who saw his
team lose their second straight
Big Ten encounter.
MSU scored two quick bas-
kets to begin the second half
on uncontested layups by senior
guard Pete Davis and Hairston,
to take a 14 point lead, their
biggest of the contest. The game
drifted into a state of limbo as
the Spartan lead rarely fluc-4
tuated from 10 points until the
Wolverines made their only
serious bid with a little over
five minutes remaining in the
Robinson tipped in a rebound
and Grote wriggled inside for
an underhanded layup to shave
the lead to eight. It looked as
would have cut the lead to
four. Ricky White sank a layup
on an assist from Johnson to
close the gap to six, the closest
the Wolverines could manage.
Add to basketball Pg, 8 L4j
Assists on 26 baskets, of
which senior guard Bill Glover
accounted for 13, and an 18
point production from Ganakas'
bench also highlighted the
"I felt that going into this
game we had more depth than
Michigan and that we'd win on
that basis," remarked a jubi-
Officiating and questionable
calls aside MSU's passing game
and penetration picked apart
Michigan's defense and forced
them into early foul trouble. But
in the end, Furlow's scoring
spree which surpassed his pre-
vious game high of 26 against
Ohio State in 1974, sealed Mich-
with 26 points and Grote had 16
and Robinson 12. Hairston sup-
plemented Furlow with 18,
slightly under his season aver-
age of 21.
Adding to the Wolverine woes,
they must take to the road next
week for back to back Big Ten
encounters with Iowa and Min-
The Michigan varsity reserve
basketball team, led by Kent
Storey's 33 points, withheld a
second hplf rally by the Ohio
State junior varsity to post a
71-67 win in ,Columbus last night.
Trailing 36-30 at halftime,
the baby Buckeyes battled
their way to a 57-56 lead with
6 minutes remaining in the
second stanza. However,
Storey took control of the
game from that point on, scor-
ing 11 points over a four
minute span to out the Wol-
verines ahead 69-60.
The six foot' four forward
from Ann Arbor Pioneer hit on
13 of 20 shots from the floor
and added seven free throws, in
leading Michigan to its fifth
win in six starts.
Storey's 33 points aside, three
other Wolverines scored in
dolbl figures. Dave Ziegler
and Jimmy Berra collected ten
apiece and Lelich tallied eleven.
close the gapI
missed two free
being fouled by
Grote, an easy
was ready to igan's doom.
but Robinson Michigan by no means had a
throws, after poor shooting day as they shot
Furlow and at a .520 clip from the field.
layup, which Johnson was high for Michigan
Feisty farmers feast on fouls
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Daily Photo by PAULINE LUBENS
SPARTAN STALWART, Terry Furlow (25), not only scored a career high of 33 points in
MSU's 86-78 victory over Michigan yesterday but showed some defensive hustle, stuffing a
hand in Wolverine John Robinson's face. Robinson finished with 12 points and nine rebounds.
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EARLY BLITZ PROVES FATAL, 6-0
By FRED UPTON
Special To The Daily
HOUGHTON - The Michigan
Tech hockey team blitzed the
Wolverines here last night by a
score of 6-0. Michigan never
really got untracked against the
revenge - minded Huskies.
With the loss, Michigan split.
the two game series with Tech
and are now in sixth place in
the WCHA, two points behind
"WE SKATED as poorly as
we've skated all year," said
Dan Farrell afterwards. "It was.
just a bad, bad night. I guess
we've got to go back to some
The real damage was done in
the first period when Tech scor-
ed three goals within two min-
utes. Three of their first five
shots on goal found their mark.
THE GAME had been sloppy
but close until Michigan Tech
scored and that goal seemed to
fire up the Huskies and turn
the game in their favor.
Mike Zuke fired a 30-footer'
from directly in front through a
crowd for the first tally at 10:41.
Stu Younger flipped a rebound
in from the crease to widen the
margin to 2-0 at 12:12. Twelve
seconds later, the margin was
NIGHT EDITORS: MARC FELDMAN and ANDY GLAZER
STU OSTLUND, steaming He missed it and Scott Jessee
down the left wing, sent a pass hit the corner of the empty net
to center Dana Decker. But from the extreme angle next to
Decker was unable to hold on Moore.
andkthewpuck wastdeflected It was a frustrating night for
forward to George Lyle who Moore, who stopped 26 shots.
slipped it past the fallen Robbie
Moore, Michigan's goaltender. ANOTHER frustrated Michi-
The bad luck and poor play gan player was center Angie!
still continued for the Wolver- Moretto, the Wolverines' lead-
mes. Dave Debol had an open ing scorer. In a silent locker
net and was but ten feet away room afterwards he glumly
from getting Michigan on the commented, "They really
scoreboard. It might as well socked it to us. They played
have been the length of the their game . . . Not much to
ice His stick broke on the shos
h0say after tonight.
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"YOU CAN'T expect to win
when they put in three goals
like that in that little amount of
time," said Farrell. "As far as
I was concerned that was the
difference in the game."
Michigan continued to skate
poorly. Even in power play
situations, it seemed as though
the Huskies were carrying the
play and outshooting the Wol-
THE SECOND period was
more of the same for both;
clubs.gAgain, Tech outscored
It was sloppy play that gave
Tech goal number four. Michi-
gan controlled the puck behind
their own net when Bob D'Al-
vise was able to steal the puck
and pass it to Bill Steele who
was right in front of the net,
It appeared as though the
Maize and Blue weren't able to
get going all night and a few
lucky plays by Tech ended any
questions about the game's out-
Goal number five was indica-
tive of this luck.
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where it was.I
TECH'S FINAL goal, and
last of the night occurred when
Moore went out to the circle,
circled to his left in order to
knock the puck down the ice.
By RICK BONINO
The Michigan wrestling squad
tamed Northwestern's Wildcats
26-8 in a hard-fought dual meet
at Crisler Arena last night.
The Wolverines drew a vocal
crowd of nearly 500 to their first
home Big Ten meet and re-
warded the onlookers with sev-
eral close, exciting matches.
The biggest crowd pleaser
xvr~~ ~~~ c 1.ant1 4hicrn1?.
"But don't get me wrong-
Schuck is a good wrestler,"
Kraft quickly added.
Wolverine 150-pounder Tom
Evashevski, returning to the
starting slot in place of Fred
Lozon, followed Schuck's win
with a come-from-behind 2-2
Michigan then got a breather,
as Ed Neiswender and Dan
Brink followed with easy wins
to push the margin to 20-5.
Brink's task was made notice-
ably easier by the absence of
star Wildcat 167-pounder lave
Froehlich, out with an injury.
Froehlich's replacement, sopho-
more Robert Morrison, came
Much happier was Tech
coach John MacInnes, who said,
"Psychologically we needed a
lift like tonight. We've had the
lead so many times and ended
up losing, as in last night's af-
out with some quick moves but
seemed to tire early, spending
most of the last two periods on
Gary Jonseck, the winless 177-
pounder pushed up from 167 in
the shift caused by cantain
Dave Curby's injury, was no
match for senior Wildzat Scot
However, Mark Johnson kept
his dual-meet undefeated streak
intact by edging tough Wfldcat
freshman Al Marzano. Heavy-
weight Mitch Marsicano put on
a late. surge to take Paul Scott
6-2 and send the crowd home
Coach Johannesen was pat-
SCORING: 1. MT - Zuke (Jen-
sen, Young) 10:41; 2. MT-Younger
(Steele, Young) 12:12; 3. MT-Steele
PENALTIES: 1. MT - Lorimer
(cross-checking) 1:16; 2. M-Dufek'
G "SECOND PERIOD
SCORING: 4. MT - Steele (D'Al-
vise) 3:52; 5. MT - Lyle (Decker,
Ostland) 8:53; 6. MT - Jessee
PENALTIES: 3. MT - Bouchard
(holding) 4:59; 4. MT - Young
(holding) 9:13; 5. M - Fox (inter-
ference) 10:51; 6. MT - Ferguson
(hi-sticking) 13:10; 7. MT - Demp-
sey (elbowing) 16:15.
Penalties: 8. MT - Lyle (hi-stick-
ing, roughing) 3:31; 9. M - D.
Lindskog (elbowing, roughing) 3:31;
10. M - Manery (tripping) 4:28; 11.
MT - Young (holding) 5:46; 12.
M - Dufek (roughing) 14:09; 13.
MT - Jessee (roughing) 14:09.
ticularly p 1 e a s e d with his
heavier wrestlers, whom he
expected to have a tough time
against Northwestern's big
"I told the little guys they'd
have to ice it for us,' Jo:1an-
nesen said. "We could've easily
lost the last three mat:zhes, but
Johnson and Marsicano wrestled
tough. We really to )k it to
The win boosted Michigan's
Big Ten mark to 2-1 and was
their fourth straight dual meet
triumph. The Wolverines travel
to Indiana next Saturday for a
triple meet with Indiana and
Untimely foals . .
... sealed Michigan's doom
By BILL CRANE
0\ SOME days it pays to stay in bed and maybe the Wolverine
hoopsters should have known that it was going to be one of
those days right from the beginning yesterday.
Why? Well, C.J. Kupec became bus-sick on the way to the
pasture lands of East Lansing. It seems the vehicle's air-ride
suspension couldn't handle the gusting Michigan winds.
And it really must have been an omen because the Wol-
verines dug themselves into a hole which made escape im-
Early fouls put Michigan starters on the bench. The Wolver-
ines spotted the Michigan State Spartans a ten point halftime
lead and dropped the contest 86-78, despite a second half rally.
Although both teams suffered a nearly equal number
of fouls, Michigan's players received them earlier and their
fouls cost them playing time. State had 29 personals and
Michigan had 31.
C.J. Kupec, Wayman Britt and John Robinson exited early
while Steve Grote and Don Johnston played with four fouls
Every move the Wolverines made was affected by their
foul situation and this was true surprisingly early in the game.
With the score tied 16-16 at the 11:20 mark, Grote drew
his second personal on an offensive charge. Grote strated well,
hitting two free throws and canning two long jumpers, but
forced his play afterwards. He was taken out after the charge.
Britt moved to guard and drew State's Bill Glover as 'his
defensive assignment. Wolverine sub Rick White moved to
Britt's man, Terry Furlow.
Furlow went to work. He scored on one of several
David Thompson-like feeds he converted in the game. He
also swished two long jumpers.
Those three shots, which comprised six of Furlow's 33
point total, highlighted a Spartan spree which pushed State into
the lead for good, 26-20. Whereas Britt had contained Furlow,
White could not.
At,'the time Grote returned to the game, Michigan's foul
trouble wasn't overly serious. Michigan followers are used to
seeing Michigan starters in foul trouble and nothing calamitous
But the situation worsened. Michigan's full-court press
wasn't effective. State is one of the teams in the Big Ten which
can run with the Wolverines and the Spartans broke the press
time and again.
After the press was broken, John Robinson, Grote or White,
and Britt were forced to come over and guard State's center,
Lindsay Hairston as Kupec was caught up court. Trapped in a
mismatch, White picked up two fouls and Grote one.
Additionally, State was scoring easy baskets. Joe John-
son said, "We didn't convert well from offense to defense.
Defense is the name of the game and we can't expect to give
up as many points as we did and win on the road."
The Spartans maintained a six-point lead for about four
minutes after Grote returned to the game at the 7:42 mark.
But with 4:09 remaining, Grote picked up his third foul.
Britt waited about a minute before he picked up two, within
ten seconds of each other. 19 seconds later, Kupec obtained
The points which State scored on free throws didn't make
the difference. Michigan outscored State from the line, 26-22.
But the elimination of key Michigan players relatively early
in the second half made the difference.
Kupec fouled out with 13:34 left. Michigan has no other
real center. Although Don Johnston played respectably,
Hairston drew fouls, eventually putting Michigan into the
penalty situation, and also scored five quick points.
Britt and Robinson exited with six and three minutes re-
From Wire Service Reports
COLUMBUS - The hot-shoot-
ing Ohio State Buckeyes knock-
ed Minnesota from the ranks of
the Big Ten's unbeaten with a
76-67 win last night. Ohio State,
which shot 55 percent from the
floor, grabbed the lead with
2:35 remaining in the first half
and never relinquished it..
Larry Bolden and Bill Andreas
led. the Buckeyes, combining
for 45 points. Bolden and An-
dreas continually broke free
from the Gopher's pressing de-
fense for easy shots.
MINNESOTA played a con-
sistent game, waiting for the
torrid Buckeyes to let up. But
Ohin State kept attacking the
basket, hitting on key field
Michigan state 86. MICHIGAN 78
Ohio State 76, Minnesota 67
Indiana 102, Iowa 49
Purdue 88. Wisconsin 49
Maryland 89, Wake Forest 73
Aziburn 90, Kentucky 85
Central Michizan 83, Kent State 77
[.u<<vilfe 82. New Mexico state 69
was undefeated Mvicngan 126-
liirnesota :pounder Jim Brown's pin in
the meet's second match. The
fall put the Wolverines on top
goals and forcing turnovers 1 6-3 and they never trailed
when Minnesota would close the again, although the win was
gap. No defense Gopher coach far from a romp.
Bill Musselman would install Brad McCrory's close 5-3 win
'could prevent Ohio State from served as just a prelude to the
making its shots. night's hardest-fought match-
! M i c h i g a n 142-pounder Bill
Hoosiers romp i Schuck against Midlands chamn-
BLOOMINGTON - Top-rank-' pion Andre Allen.
ed Indiana, playing most of the After a scoreless first period,
game with reserves, breezed Allen took the lead 1-0 an a
past past Big Ten basketball second-period escape. Schuck
foe Iowa 102-49 yesterday, led matched him early in the third
by guard Quinn Buckner and period and scored the only take-
center Kent Benson with 16 down of the match a minute
points apiece. -lter. White escaped again with
55 seconds left to cut the lead
Pardue breezes to 3-2, but Schuck held on, get-
W ELAFYE TTE- ting riding time and a 4-2 win.
W E S T LAFAYETTE -:"That match was a classic,"
Purdutesheld Wisconsin to only Michigan coach Bill Johannesen
13 points in the second half and said.
John Garrett's 21 points helned Northwestern c o a c h Ken
the Boilermakers to an 88-49 Kraft was disappointed. "White
Big Ten basketball victory yes- had a takedown the referee
terday. didn't call, and it cost him the
I7match. It's unfortunate when
LEADING ONLY 37-34 at the ithat happens in tight situa-
By MICHAEL WILSON
With machine-like consistency, the Michigan
gymnasts ran away with the individual honors
in the final competition of the 1975 Big Ten
Invitational yesterday afternoon before about
2000 appreciative Crisler Arena fans.
Wolverine tumblers captured at least two out
of three top spots in every event, and managed
a clean sweep of top honors in the high bar.
Michigan's superiority first became evident
when co-captain Bruce Keeshin won the all-
around competition. The order of finish in the
all-around was determined by the total points
each participant earned in the compulsory and
optional portions of the tournament.
KEESHIN copped the top spot by amassing
94.90 points. Independent Ray Gura, formerly of
Michigan and Ohio Ctnte's Charles Ewing fin-
The lowest scores of the day were in the side
horse as many gymnasts earned less than 7
points. But Rupert Hansen of Michigan came
through with a superb performance and took
first place with a score of 8.95, barely edging
Indiana's Frank Harms. Harms had a score of
8.9 and Jerry Poynton of Michigan was right
behind Harms with a score of 8.85.
Jack Malmedhal of Indiana was the only non-
Michigan winner, earning the most points of
any performer in the finals with a 9.2 score. .
Kurt Golder and Joe Neuenswander, both
of Michigan, took second and third with respec-
tive scores of 8.85 and 8.8.
ROUNDING out the rest of the scoring, Gura
and Michigan's Pierre LeClerc and Richard
Bigras took honors on the long horse; Gura,
independent Bob Johnson and Ohio State's Greg
Peters finishedl in the ton threes nots on the
intermission, Purdue reeiecd ott
11 straight points and built the
lead steadily, even though
Coach Fred Schaus used every
able-bodied player. Each Boil-
'ermaker who played scored.
tions," Kraft said.
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