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Friday, March 28, 1975


Page Nine

Friday, March 28, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nine

prope swimmers
pr pe wi nir By MICHAEL WILSON
From Wire Service ReportsB I E L
CLEVELAND-Michigan's Don Craine took a third Coach Newt Loken's month;
place in the one meter diving competition and teammate long training program goes on
Tom Szuba placed 7th in the 200 yard individual medley in the line this weekend when the
the first day of competition at the NCAA meet here to Michigan gymnastics team hosts!
yCthe 67th annual Big Ten chai-
hoist the Wolverines into 11th place, one point out of 10th. pionships at Crisler Arena toay
Craine piled up 469,83 points to finish third behind and tomorrow.
Ohio State's Tim Moore who wion his third. consecutive Thmetfaustasfr :
chamiponship with 502.11 and Tennessee's Jim Kennedy eight Big Ten schools. Although
Szuba swam a 1:52.1 to place seventh in an event that was the Wolverines are favored to
won by Fred Tyler of Indiana in an American record time capture the team crown, the
of 1:50.628. Szuba swam a 1:51 in the prelims. event promises wide open races
for individual honors.t
afterfive "I've got a feeling the guys
SOUTHERN CAL has totaled 117 points. after five "Iegtafeigthgys
will really put it all together
events, Indiana is second with 97 points, and Tennessee a this weekend," Loken predicts.'
distant third with 59. Four American records have been ''In view of all the injuries
set at the meet so far and more are expected. we've sustained throughout the
John Naber, the defending 500-yard freestyle champ season, I feel the guys with
from Southern California, was clocked in 4:20.45 for one I their constant chugging along!
American record. The old American record set last year by and hustle deserve a top week-
Tim Shaw, University of California-Long Beach, was 4:23.50. end performance-and I feel
this will be it.''
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA successfully defended its
400-yard medley relay title and set an American record Ticket prices for the Big
Ten Gymnastics Tourna-
with a time of 3:19.22. The Trojans held the old American : I ment aC islercArena
and NCAA records with a time of 3:20.87, set last year. weekend are as follows: Fri-
Indiana was second. day's events, adults $1.00 and
Naber of USC swam his 100 yard backstroke leg in the students $.50; Saturday's
medley relay in a record time of 49.85 to set his second events, adults $2.00 and stu-
American record of the day. dents $1.00.
In the 200 individual medley, Fred Tyler, an Indiana
junior, nipped the American record-holder, Leroy Eng- ~~~_
strand, University of Tennessee, by one-thousandth of a C R E c
second to take the title and post the new mark. SCO RLS
TYLER, WHO also broke the American record in the Exhibition Baseball
qualifying round, won with a time of 1:50.628. Engstrand Boston 6, Chicago A 1
Pittsburgh 5, Detroit 2
was second with exactly the same time showing, but the Baltimore 10, Philadelphia 1
Amega electronic timing system picked Tyler the winner. Los Angeles 4, Minnesota 3
Southern California sophomore Bottom captured the TanasaCiy2, Houston 0
50-yard freestyle crown with a time of 20.11. Dave Fair- Cincinnati 4, New York A 0
bank, Stanford, was second, followed by Jonty Skinner Oakland 7, California i
%.California 8, ChicagoN3
Alabama; Mel Nash, Indiana; Bill Hickcox, Indiana, and Cleveland 8, San Francisco 6,
Dean Anderson, Stanford. 10 innings
san Diego 2, Milwaukee 1
Lam ;, :::::.< :S i :.ts;:::::::. New York N 14St. Louis

Competition for the team tile
centers around Michigan, Iowa
and Minnesota. The defendinig!
champion Hawkeyes claim a top
all-around performer in senior
Bill Mason, and the defending
Big Ten champion in the floor
exercise, Dave May.
Minnesota also boasts a top
all-around performer in Jeff La-
Fluer. However, he suffers from

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Hansen and junior Jerry Poyn-



a wrist injury and may not be
at one-hundred per cent.
The Gophers must depend
on specialists Curt Adams in
the floor exercise, Tim Baard-
son on the rings and Marcellus
Karlam on the side horse if
they hope to capture the con-
ference title.
Outside of these three teams,
the competition is not impres-
sive. Tllinois is a balanced team
but doesn't have the depth to
compare with the leaders.
The real show will be the
races for the individual titles.
The battle for the all-around
champion will set the pace.
Michigan's Bruce K e e s h i n,
Pierre LeClerc and Harley Dan-
ner all have excellent chances
of capturing the coveted crown.
However, Keeshin's h o p e s
faded when he suffered an
ankle sprain during a Monday

workout. "Keeshin's ankle is,

feeling 50 per cent better," ton lead the Michigan contin-
Loken said yesterday. "lie gent in the pommel horse.
thinks he'll be ready by this Such other notables as Ed
weekend." Keith of Ohio State, Spartan
The entire squad has work- Jeff Rudolph and Indiana's
ed without formal competition Fred Harms will also contest
for a month to prepare for the what might be the key event
Big Tens, because the two- of the meet.
day tournamentdemands top Another race to watch is in
physical condition. All-around the floor exercise. Iowa's May
participants, for example, defends his title against Randy
must perform in twelve full Sakamota and Chuck Stillerman
routines over two days. of Michigan, Bill Wright of Wis-
Top all-around contenders in- consin, and Steve Grogg and
cl'zde LaFluaer of Minnesota, Pete Murad of Indiana.

session starting at 1:00 p.m.
Optional routines in the floor
exercise, pommel horse and
rings begin this evening at 7:30
Optional routines for vaulting,
parallel bars and the high bar
will go tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.,
with the individual finals sched-
uled for 3:00 p.m.

Frank Erwin of Illinois, ChuckI
Ewing of Ohio State and Mason
of Iowa.
In the crowd-pleasing vaulting,:
Michigan junior Richard Bigras
defends his Big Ten title against
Buckeye Mel Morton and MSU's,
John Short.
Wolverine senior Rupert

The high bar battle features:
defending Big Ten champ Bob
Darden of Michigan against Bill:
Watts of Indiana and MSU's
Glenn Hime. Darden, however,j
is having trouble with muscle
spasms in his back.
The hosting Wolverines ex-
pect a record crowd for the
tourney. "This should be a
tremendous attraction for the
local audience," Loken said.
"The response from specta-
tors has been pretty good," he
added, "and we're expecting a
big turnout."
The compulsory portion of the
meet begins this morning at
10:O0 a m with the naternonn

We incorrectly reported
the times of the Michigan
rugby games scheduled for
this weekend. The Michigan
A team will play at 3:00 pm.
against Sarnia at Palmer
Field and the B squad will
play at 4:30 pm.




Detroit rips


By The Associated Press
PHOENIX - Bob Lanier, hit-
ting for 26 points and playing a
big role in holding Phoenix to
an all-time quarter low of 10
points in the third period, paced
the Detroit Pistons to a 91-79
National Basketball Association
victory over the Suns last night.
During the third quarter
Phoenix managed only five of
19 from the floor. Meanwhile,
Laner went on a 12-point
scoring binge in the third
quarter to break the game
The victory raises Detroit's
season record to .500, at 39-39.j
The Pistons have won four in a
The Suns, led by Charlie Scott
and Mike Banton with 10 points
each, shot 54.5 per cent in the
first quarter to grab a 26-22
lead. Detroit was cold and shot
only 39 per cent from the floor.
Phoenix continued to lead
47-44 at halftime with Scott
topping all scorers with 13
noints. Detroit had balanced
first-half scoring with Curtis
Rowe and Lanier with 10
points each and George Trano
and Dave Bing with eight
Lanier's shooting and Detroit's
almost comolete domination of
the boards led to a 20-point Pis-
to" lead at one noint in the
third qivnrter, and that was it.
* * *
>rIllis edged
CHTCAGO - Jim Clpuo-s
scored a r'rntinl basket down
the stretch and he and Dwight
Ttavis combined on two earlier
fnrth-o';arter huckets to lead
the Clevelgnd CatTlirs t an
9 43 tlictr 7o1Ter 01-i
fI'11S in N-tin l apketh ill As-
sociation plaY last night.



The victory put the Cava-
liers a full game in front ofWarriors Cruise
Houston and New York in the OAKLAND-The Golden State
race for a playoff berth in Warriors, paced by Rick Bar-
the NBA's Central Conference. ry's 34 points and Derek Dic-
One of those three clubs will key's 23 rebounds;scored 111-103
not make the playoffs. victory over the Kansas City-
It was also the team's first Omaha Kings last night giving
victory ever recorded in Chi- them the best record ;n the
cago in nine years of compc- National Basketball Associa-
tition. tion's Western Conference.
Cleamons scored on two fast Dickey grabbed nine re-
breaks engineered by Davis De- bounds in the second quarter
fore Chicago got eight consecu- to help Golden State assume
tive points to close Cleveland's a 56-49 lead.
lead to 83-79 with 1:19 remain- Nate Archibald of the Kings
ing. Cleamons then sewed up was held under 30 points for
the game on a turn around the first time in the last 10
jumper with a minute left. games but totaled 29, inchlding
After grabbing a 39-37 hdlf- 21 in the second half.
time lead, the Bulls grew cold
from the floor, and Cleveland .-
outscored Chicago 15-2 in a
six-minute stretch. Snyder ac- NBA STANDINGS
counted for 11 points, while Atlantic Division
Bobby Smith, who sat out the !W L Pet. GB
entire fourth quarter with five Boston 56 21 .727 -
fouls, hit for nine. Buffalo 46 30 .605 91
The Bulls closed the gaptoNew York 37 39 .487 18y
gptPhiladelphia 34 44 .436 22!/
69-63 early in the fourth quarter Central Division
before Jim Chones got a iip-in Washington 55 21 .724 -
and a pair of free throws. Davis Cleveland 39 39 .500 17
Houston 38 40 .487 1$
added two free throws and tAuS- Atlanta 3o 48 38526
tin Carr added a hair before New Orleans 21 55 .276 34
Chet Walker scored for Lhe Bulls Midwest Division
to make it 79-69. Chicago 44 32 .579 -
to K.C.-Omaha 42 35 .545 22
Detroit 39 39 .500 6
Milwaukee 34 42 .447 10
Pacific Division
Golden State 46 32 .590 -
Seattle 37 39 .487 8
Portland 35 42 45.36 17
the e GPhoenix 31 46 .403 14 V
RA ," Los Angeles- 28 48 .36$ 17






Yesterday's Results
Cleveland 86, Chicago 83
Detroit 91, Phoenix 79
Golden State 111, Kansas City-
Omaha 103
Houston 8, Winnipeg 0
(Gordie Howe scores 2,000 pt.)
Edmonton 2, Baltimore 2, tie, OT
New England 5, Cleveland 3
San Diego 5, Indianapolis 2

T'e Tn 20


1. Johns Hopkins
2. virginta
3. Maryland
4. Cornell
5. Navy
6. North Carolina
7. Penn
8. Washington & Lee
9. Princeton
10. Rutgers
11. Rofstra
12. Brown
13. Massachusetts
14. Army
15. Penn State
16. Bowling Green
17. Air Force
18. Syracuse
19. Yale
20. Connecticut
Others receiving votes: Washing-
ton College, VMI, Towson State,
Dartmouth, Delaware.
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