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Wage Eight


Sunday, January 19, 1975




aroused Michigan basket-
ball team, confronted with
a "must win" situation ear-
ly in the Big Ten campaign,
stormed past Iowa 75-70
last night to snap a two-
game losing s t r e a k and
catapult itself back into
the running for a post-sea-
son tournament berth.
The nineteenth - ranked
Wolverines returned to fun-
damentals and it paid off
handsomely. Offensively,
Michigan's more disciplin-
ed attack shot fifty per-
cent from the floor. Defen-
sively, the cageers forced
Iowa to commit 24 turn-
overs and held the Hawk-
eyes to 70 points, Michi-
gan's lowest yield of the
Big Ten season.
The last statistic is important.
As Michigan assistant coach
Jim Dutcher said, "Anytime

Things were not al
however. Joe Johnson co
to shoot poorly, and C. J
again had problemso
Foul trouble alsop
the Wolverines: Steve
Kupec, and Johnny Rc
left the game becauseR

I rosy, ing Steve Grote into the corner.
ntinued Also noteworthy was the in-
. Kupec sertion of guard Lloyd Schin-
on the nerer in place of Grote with six
minutes to go in the half.
plagued Iowa started fast in the sec-
Grote, and half, and cut the deficit to
obinson only one point, with four and
of per- a half minutes left. But a Wol-
verine timeout restored the
team's poise.

THE TEAMS battled evenly'
through the first nine minutes MICHIGAN PULLED steadily
featuring excellent shooting by ahead thereafter, emerging with
Kupec and forward Dan Frost an 18 point lead with only four
of the Hawkeyes. minutes to go in the game.
Then, Iowa went ice cold Then Iowa's thirty-foot des-
from the field, going the next peration shots began to drop.
7:30 without scoring. The Wol- The Hawkeyes reeled off 11
verines, however, only led 27-17 straight points, cutting the
when the Hawkeye drought lead to seven with 1:02 remain-

That was the Michigan margin
for most of the remainder of the
half. But with three seconds to
go in the stanza and the Wol-
verines up by eight, three free
throws by Iowa's Larry Moore
(one because of a technical foul
called on Michigan coach John-
ny Orr) cut the gap to 35-30 at

Grote broke the Michigan si-
lence with a free throw, and
the Wolverines were never
again challenged.I
"We played pretty well except
for the last four minutes," Orr
commented. "We were afraid of
Iowa's rebounding and size, but
our guys played real well on

we hold the opponents
points or less, we're in
mand. Any more - and
in trouble."


4-9 2-3 9
4-10 2-2 11
10-18 0-0 6
9-14 3-5 6
4-10 4-7 3
0-0 0-0 1
0-2 0-1 1
0-0 0-0 0
1-1 0-1 0
32-64 11-19 43
2-7 0-0 4
5-13 4-5 11
4-9 1-3 8
1-3 0-2 3
2-8 0-0 3
8-12 2-2 3
8-14 3-3 1
0-1 0-0 0
30-67 10-15 39

to 70
5 10
3 10,
5 20
5 21
1 121
0 0
2 0
S 0
1 2
22 75
2 4
5 14
1 9
3 2
5 4
1 18
2 19
2 0
21 70

intermission, the boards.
So it's on to Minnesota, where
COACHES ORR AND Dutcher th'e Wolverines meet the Goph-
innovated often in the first half, ers in another "must" contest
attempting to spark the Maize tomorrow night. Orr predicts
and Blue. For one stretch, they that this game may decide
moved Wayman Britt to guard much of Michigan's fate in the
position on offense, while send- Big Ten race.
" k
swimners submerge
sad Spartans, 71 -59
Special To The Daily
EAST LANSING-The Michigan swimming team, paced j
by brilliant individual performances by Tom Szuba, Gord
Downie and diver Don Craine, swamped an outmanned
Michigan State squad 71-52 yesterday afternoon. The win
ups the Wolverines' conference record to 3-1.
The Wolverines lost the first event of the meet,
the 400 yard medley relay, but never trailed again after
they took first and second in the 1000 freestyle. Szuba
won the 1000 at 10:02.9, followed by teammate Joe
Bauer at 10:03.7.
Craine won both diving events, crushing the Spartans'
highly touted freshman, Jesse Griffin.
Downie won the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 1:44.3
. and Norm Semchyshen finished third as the Wolverines
opened up a 23-16 lead.
The Spartans made one final charge, however, as their
super sprinters Glen Disosway and Bruce Wright, tied the
meet at 24-24 with a one-two finish in the 50 yard freestyle.
Szuba and Rob Bauman ended any State hopes for
an upset as Szuba swam a 1:58.4 to win the 200-yard
individual medley, followed by Bauman's second-place
2:00.9. The sweep thrust the Blue into the lead for
good, 32-25.
The 100 yard freestyle was the afternoon's thriller as
Downie picked up his second first place of the meet, edg-
ing MSU's Wright and teammate Mark Anderson with a
clocking of 48.6.
* . *....**..... . *..*..::.... *1"-*

heads or tales
______________ Marc Feldman-
The free throw .. .
. foul shot
FREE THROWS, foul shots, charity tosses. For decades sports-
writers have unsuccessfuilly attempted to make this dull aspect
of basketball more appealing.
No fan sits spellbound when a player toes the line while a
group of large fellows stand around with their hands upraised.
For lack of a better penal system, free throws have been
used to punish transgressors of the rules since basketball's
invention in 1896.
Presently, the foul shooting regulations in college basket-
ball and the National Basketball Association (NBA) differ in
certain aspects. The maior differences arise after a team
passes the prescribed "foul limit" for a half (college) or
quarter (NBA).
At this point, usually about midway through the period, the
rules change.
In College: -fo'led in the act of shooting-two shots.
-Non-shooting foul-one shot, and if successful,
another-the one-and-one.
In the NBA-fouled in the act of shooting-three chances to
make two.
-non-shooting fo"l-two shots.
Among the maze of foul shooting rules, the collegiate one-
and-one is the most challenging. Miss the first attempt, and two
points go down the drain. In the NBA, missing the first might
entitle you to a couple more chances to score.
In the 1973-74 season, the 232 maor college teams con-
verted 155,196 free shots in 226,776 attempts for 68.4 per cent.
The NBA players hit with more accuracy, canning 27,294 out
of 35,392 or 77.1 per cent.
Althogh neither the NBA or National Collegiate Snorts
Services keen such statistics, the riles differences would in-
crease the already considerable overall gan of 8.7 per cent. If
nercentage of maximum points were compiled, the second shot
of potential one-and-ones would be incl'ided, while the meaningless
misses in three for two, and two for one situations would be
Effectively, the foul shot has becnne an unimnortant aspect
of NBA basketball. Not only are the shooters better, but the
league riles allow a greater margin for error.
One reason for the NBA rles is to eliminate the
"strategic foul." One shndders at the thought of a mangled
Wilt Chamberlain, a notoriously poor fonl shooter (51 per
cent career), who wvold have been fouled reeatedly by
third-rate centers, if the one-and-one rule had been in effect.
However, the vast maiority of NBA players shoot far more
accurately than Chanberlain, and the extension of the one-and-
one to the pros, with the college penalties for intentional fouling
included also, would be a positive step.
Since foul shots are universally boring, cutting down on the
number taken would be welcome. In college ball last year,
37.4 free shots were taken in a 40 minute game, but the pros
took 50.8 shots in 48 minutes.
Still, the semi-intentional foul by the college team trailing
by five to eight points in the final minutes, remains a problem.
However, an adoption of the pro three-for-two would deter
boring foul orgies like the one at East Lansing last Saturday.
Clearly, both the college and pros have some good ideas
about foul regulations. Generally, the one-and-one adds a certain
importance to each free throw, but encourages indiscriminate
fouling in the later stages of games not quite beyond reach.
Therefore, inserting the three-for-two and the other current NBA
rules in the last two minutes of each half would streamline the
college game.
Foul shooting rules change all the time, like the "common
foul" rules introduced in the 1972-73 season. Free throws have
become too automatic in the NBA-installation of the one-and-
one in many situations might 'even wake up a few fans.

Score by Periods
C.J. KUPEC, Michigan's agile center, scores an easy two points after a steal in last night's Iowa 30
75-70 Wolverine victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes. Larry Moore (11) and Scott Thompson (34) Officials - Carel Cosby,
can only chase. Kupec finished with 20 points. A-13,141


Icer {
Special To The Daily
MADISON - The Wolverine
dekers scored twice in the sec-
ond period and never relinquish-
ed the lead as they battled their
way to a 6-3 victory over Wis-
consin at the Dane County Coli-
seum last night.
FRESHMAN center Dave De-
Bol tallied twice and added an
assist to lead the well-balanced
Michigan attack.
"DeBol, (Kris) Manery and
(Frank) Werner played their
best hockey of the year to-.
night," enthused Michigan coach
Dan Farrell.
"Our forechecking was excel-
lent, and our defense played
very tough," he added. "We
also got solid goaltending from
Robbie Moore."




MICHIGAN suffered a rash
of penalties during the opening
period, five in all, but still es-
caped with a 2-2 draw.
Penalties figured in both
Wolverine goals, as Michigan
scored on shorthanded and
power play efforts. Dan Hoene
stole a pass at the blue line and,
went in all alone to score the

puck through his legs.I
The third period began on a
bad note for the Badgers, as
they received two penalties
within the first four minutes.
They managed to kill both pen-
alties, though, and it looked as
though the momentum would
shift in their favor.

Randy Neal and Hoene in de-
ciding the game's outcome.
"Neal and Hoene did an excep-
tional job of killing our penal-
ties," he said.
WERNER ALSO had strong
praise for the duo. "Penalty-
killing was the main thing for
us tonight," he said. "We de-
cided we were going to play it
rough, so we expected to be
receiving our share of penal-
Werner also added that "we
felt we could kill the penalties
off because Wisconsin was not
used to a physical game."
Don Dufek echoed Werner's
thoughts, stating "We gangster-
ed them."
"WE'RE HOPING for no less
than two victories against Min-
nesota," Werner added, refer-
ring to next weekend's two
games at Yost Ice Arena.
The weekend split with Wis-
consin enables Michigan to re-
main four points back of the
Badgers, muddling through at
the .500 level with a 10-10 level.
The Detroit Red Wings cannot
say the same.


rolls over


shorthanded goal at 1:55 of the BUT MOORE came up with
first period. several key saves, and they
seemed to take the life out of

By The Associated Press
EVANSTON-"I think, for the
most part, it was a defensive
That was C o a c h Bobby
Knight's description of his top-
ranked Indiana team's 82-56
rout of Northwestern yesterday
which boosted the Hoosiers' sea-
son record to 16-0 and their
first-place Conference mark to
The Hoosiers, extending the
nation's 1 o n g e s t winning
streak to 19 over two seasons,
led only 39-29 at halftime but
then shattered Northwestern's

tale) 1:55; 2. W - Gwozdecky (Eng- with George Gwozdecky deflect-
blom, Eaves) 7:51; 3. M - Maneri ing a Brian Engblom shot past
(Kawa, Warner) 9:27pp; 4. W - Moore. I
Engblom (McIntosh) 13:57 pp.- r
PENALTIES: 1. 'M - Morrisson Michigan's first-period power-
(elbowing) 0:27; 2. W - McIntosh
(interference) 8:20; 3. M - Palmer Elay goal, just two minutes
(hooking) 12:15; 4. M - Fox (inter- later, came when Kris Manery
!erence) 13:43; 5. M - Hughes tapped in a pass from Werner,
(tripping) 16:42; 6. M - Dufek in a goalmouth scramble. i
(holding) 19:42.



Werner s c o r e d Michigan's
fifth goal at the 7:05 mark, and
less than three minutes later,
DeBol added his second of the
night to put the game on ice.
Farrell stressed the key role
of his penalty-killing tandem of

SCORING: 5. M - Hughes (Far-
rig, Moore) 4:41; 6. M - Debol
(Manery, Fox) 6:14, pp.
PENALTIES: 7. W - 1. Johnson
Ei1 lnrn~~ nl KA-2 M

Wisconsin tied it again at the
13:57 mark, when Engblbm de-
flected a shot from the point
on a powerplay.



nigh (stding-major) :46; . - I IN THE SECOND period, Special To The Daily
rudeau (holding) 9:1'2; 9. W -
lcintosh (interference) 12:28; 10. Michigan came out strong and B L o O M I N G T O N -
I - T. Lindskog (hooking) 16:57. notched two answered goals to The Michigan wrestling squad
THIRD PERIOD take the lead. Pat Hughes 'made it two for the road last
SCORING: 7. M-Warner (Debol) scored an electrifying goal when night as it downed Montclair
:05; 8. M -- Debol (unassisted) he took a pass from Dan Far- State 27-3 and followed with a
:30; 9. W - Engblom (McIntosh, dig and cut around both de- 27-11 win over Big Ten foe In-
ayes) 12LI:41.eent tepcki h
PE.NALTIS: 11. W -- Ulseth fensemen to put the puck in the diana. in a three-way meet on
charging) 3:05; 12. W - Terrin net. the Hoosiers' home turf.
holding) 3:21; 13. MW -- Natale!
slashing) 18:00. Later in the period, DeBol Surprisingly enough, the Wol-
GOALIE SAVES made it 4-2 when Greg Fox set verines had fairly easy going
Gore (M) 11 9 13-33 him up in front of the net. De- against Montclair State's In-
ibe (W) 11 1 13-35 Bol deked Wiscdnsin goalie dians whom Michigan coach
A-8598 Mike Dibble and slipped the Bill Johannesen had expected
to be the tougher of the two
BUT INDIANA, last year's
S CIO R E. eight-place Big Ten finishers,
8, No r Esurprised the Wolverines in
College Basketball St. Louis 77, Wichita St. 67s ised Cole sin
rndiaa-82,Nortwesten 56Arizona 59, UTEP 57thiseod onsjupg
C State 88, N. Carolina 85 Lake Superior St. 102, Northwood out to, a quick 9-0 lead before
V. Mich 71, Ohio U. 66 100, 3 OT the Blue got moving.
liami (0.) 102, Central Mich 76 Knox 84, Monmouth 81 The big news for Michigan
urdue 86, Illinois 67 Houston 99, Mercer 98
rentucky 85, Mississipt 82 Haverford 69, Johns Hlopkins 65 was a loss. Jim Brown, the two-
rizona St. 93, New Mexico 76 Salisbury 78, W. Maryland 68 time All - American who had
ouisville 55, Drake 53, OT Alcorn 122, Grambling 71 racked up 13 Consecutive wins,
bhio State 89, Wisconsin 67 E. Illinois 81., W. Illinois 58 fell to Indiana's Marty Hutsell,
!1labamna 93, LSU 67 #Qtuinnipiac 94, Kean 74 fl oIdaasMryHtel
ordham 60, Temple 49 Scranton 80, Albright 77, OT undoubtedly the Hoosiers' best
lorida St. 107, Hofstra 71 E. Montana 91, Carroll 68 wrestler, in a close 6-4 match.
irginia Tech 60, Fairleigh Drury 75, Mo-KC 70 However, Brown earlier de-
Dickinson 48 NBA feated Montclair State's abil-
tN', .'s 97. nfR CleveIand 1AR Philadeinhia 106 fr

atmen V
177-pounder Gary Jonseck. Jon-
seck, 0-7 in dual meets before
yesterday, took a convincing 10-
1 decision over Montclair
State's Mark Thurston and fol-
lowed up by drawing Indiana's
Dennis McGurie.
The meet may have been
Jonseck's last action for a
while, however. Team captain
Dave Curby, 190, out with a
shoulder injury received in the
Midlands tournament, has been
practicing and may return for
next weekend's dual meets
with Purdue and Illinois as a
tuneup for the crucial Iowa
meet Jan. 31.
more star Mark Johnson will
return to his usual 177-pound
slot and either Jonseck or Dan
Brink will head for the bench.



Johnson kept his undefeated
dual meet record intact with a
9-1 win over Montclair State's
Jeff Jortsema, subsituting for
their regular 190-pounder, John
Reid, and a fall over Indiana's
Mike Sumstich. Schuck is Mich-
igan's only other wrestler unde-
feated in dual meet action.
to wrestle well at 150, picking
up two wins for a 4-1-1 dual
meet record.
134-pounder Brad McCrory
took an impressive 9-2 decision
over Montclair State's two-time
National Federation champ,
Vince Tundo, but lost against
The two wins raised the Wol-
verines' season mark to 9-2. The
win over Indiana upped their
Big Ten record to 3-1.

futile zone defense.
Knight lauded the play of 6-10
Kent Benson, the game's lead-
ing scorer with 20 points, and
Scott May, runnerup with 18.
Benson broke up some tight
early going with 10 points late
in the opening half. May's seven
straight points early in the sec-
ond half pushed Indiana to a
21-point edge at 54-33.
"With 12 rebounds, May's job
on the boards really stood out
today," said Knight. "He has
done as good a job on the
boards as any forward we've
had at Indiana.
"Benson is more physically
mature than a year ago. Now,
it's a question of getting better
prepared mentally. He needs to
learn more offensive movement
and concentration."
Northwestern, jumping to a
17-13 early lead in the regional-
ly televised game, was led by
Tim Teasley's 12 points.
* * *
Boilers steam
CHAMPAIGN-John Garrett's
25 points and Purdue's ball
control gave the Boilermakers
a 86-67 victory over Illinois yes-
Purdue led all the way after
stepping out 4-0 and closed
the first half with a 39-32 ad-
vantage, dominating the re-
bounding 25-16 and shooting
for 51 per cent from the field.
Big Ten
Conference All

Garrett spent seven minutes
of the second half on the bench,
but Purdue maintained its con-
trol without a serious threat
from the Illini. Forward Wayne
Walls scored 14 points and Gar-
rett's backup man, Tom Scheff-
ler, had 13.
The Illini's Rich Schmidt led
Illinois with 30 points, 15 in each
Badgers stink
MADISON-Ohio State's Craig
Taylor riddled a porous Wis-
consin defense for 22 points yes-
terday, leading the Buckeyes
to an 89-67 rout of last place
The Buckeyes combined size
and quickness in leaping to a
commanding lead early in the
game, and there was little doubt
of the outcome after the first
six minutes of play.

Andreas was second high for
the Buckeyes with 21 points.
Andy Steigemeier and Larry
Bolden each chipped in 15.
* * *
MSU miffed
berger scored 28 points as Min-
nesota defeated Michigan State
82-71 last night despite a second-
half surge by the Spartans.
The taller Gophers took con-
trol of the game early and
moved to a 36-22 lead with 3:21
to play in the opening half.
However, with Lindsay Hair-
ston scoring 13 of his 21 points
in the second half, the Spartans
rallied and pulled within 65-62
of the Gophers with 4:52 left.
Dennis Shaffer made two cru-
cial steals which were convert-
ed into Minnesota baskets as
the Gophers ,moved to a 72-62
lead with 3:27 to play.

Thinclads open well;
inson stars in 440

Thrilling races and super in-
dividual efforts were the order
of the day as the Michigan
track team competed in the
Eastern Michigan Invitational
Track Meet yesterday at Ypsi-
Eastern's world class sprinter
Stan Vinson stunned the crowd
at Bowen Field House as he
blazed to a world record :47.0 in
the quarter-mile on an indoor
220 yard track in his first race
of the day.
He also came back in the mile
relay to catch Michigan anchor
man Jeff McLeod on the last
turn which gave Eastern the
victory in 3:17.0.

bed another first in the shuttle
hurdle relay as the team of
Mark Lonner, Kevin Briggs,
Lynn Dobosy, and Mike McMa-
hon ran the barriers in :30.1.
In the shot put Randy Foss
grabbed third place with a toss
of 50'21". George Przygodski,
a tight end on the football team,
heaved the shot 46'8 " for sev-
enth place.
THE POLE vault competition
was so tight that a jump-off
was needed to separate the
places. Michigan's Ed Kulka
finished fourth and Jim Stokes
finished fifth but both cleared
15 feet as did all the first five
The distance medley team of

rapp iers sweep twin bill

118-Todd Schneider (M) dec. Paul
Siegel 7-5
126-Jim Brown (M) dec. Nabil
Guketlov 5-3
134-Brad McCrory (M) dec. Vince'
Tnndn -2



118-John Hobbs (Ind) dec. Todd :Purdue
Schneider 8-3 Minnesota
126--Marty Hutsell (Ind) dec. Jim Ohio State
Brown 6-4 MICHIGAN
134-Sam Komak (Ind) dec. Brad Michigan S
McCrnr 10-5 Iowa



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