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Friday, January ;6,'l 973

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven

Friday, January 26, 1973 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven

Bruin
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO - UCLA's top-
ranked Bruins, led by Bill
Walton's season - high 32
points, tied college basket-
ball's consecutive victory re-
cord at 60 last night by wear-
ing down Chicago Loyola 87-
73 in the windup of a Chicago
Stadium doubleheader.
The Bruins, now 15-0 for the sea-
son, needed all the help they could
get from the 6-foot-11 Walton as
they led the stubborn Loyola Ram-
blers only 47-39 at halftime.
Walton, who also tied a Chicago
Stadium record with 27 rebounds,
kept the Bruins in the game
against the hot Ramblers in the
first half, enabling UCLA to break
L.A. Rams,
rab Hadi,

ls

win

60th

AND GOOD FOR YOU:

Wrestling proves

fun

Irish deficit to 85-82, but then
dlWeatherspoon's pair of free throws
sewed it up for the Illini.
Shumate and Gary Novak led
the Irish with 24 points each. In
Sthe second half, the lead changed
hands13 times before Weather-
spoon's basket put the Illini ahead
NIGHT EDITOR: to stay at 75-74 with 4:04 remain-
DAN BORUS ing.
AThe defeat left Notre Dame with
a 6-8 record as they awaited Sat-
urday's nationally televised game
na e sftra ght pont30-9 lead ithwith UCLA's apparently record-
first half for a 39-29 Bruin margin. boundBruins *
orari an* * *
Drake destroys
Wichita shocked CINCINNATI - Senior guard
WICHITA-St. Louis survived an David Langston scored 32 points
early second half rally by Wichita and led Drake to a 74-72 nonconfer-
State and went on to beat the ence basketball victory over Cin-
Shockers 75-66 in a Missouri Valley cinnati last night.
Conference basketball game last Drake, now 11-5, led most of
night. the game but had to fight off sev-
The Billikens took a wide ad- eral Cincinnati rallies.
vantage early by easily breaking Drake led 42-38 at the half and
through Wichita's zone defense, moved to a 52-42 lead before senior
After five minutes, St. Louis had a guard Lionel Harris rallied the
13-2 edge. Bearcats to a 56-all tie midway
Jesse Leonard, who led all in the second half.

By JIM ECKER
Michigan's wrestling team rolls
to its seventh and eighth straight
dual meet victories this weekend
with projected cakewalks over Pur-
due and Illinois. Coach Rick Bay's
"best team ever" rates a solid
chance at the Big Ten champion-
ships and a high finish in the
NCAA's.
But now, before we get into a
serious discussion about the Feb.
10th meet against Michigan State
or the conference championships
later that month, let's take a look
at the sport of wrestling itself.
What makes a guy wrestle? What
does it take to become a success-
ful wrestler? What enjoyment is
there in a sport which demands so
much and seemingly returns so
little?
RickBay entered wrestling un-
der the guidance of his dad, a
successful grappling mentor in a
Chicago high school. Naturally
enough, Bay doesn't remember his
first mat experience.
"It doesn't really stick out in my
mind," related Bay. "My dad
started me at such an early age
that I just gradually moved into'
it."

Jekel, currently Michigan's insur- 55-3 triumph. His career went
ance at 177 pounds, recalls the downhill from there.
circumstances surrounding his first' Mitch Mendrygal followed his
official attempt. brothers to practice eight years
"I couldn't beat out our 165 or ago and has been wrestling var-
180 pounders. but I could beat out sity ever since.
our heavyweight," he remembers. "I wasn't a big kid back then,"
"So my first match was as a 167 1rmmesMcia' 5 on
poundheavy'.t"6brute. "The basketball team want-
Does he remember his opponent? ed the tall guys, and the football
Does Bo remember fourth and one? team wanted the heavy ones.
Wrestling provided the best alter-
Sorry, Tony native."
T ys e"Wrestling became my life in
The Daily sports staff regrets high school," revealed Michigan's
the omission in yesterday's captain. "I became obsessed at ex-
Sports of the Daily column, of ci g hs .
the author's byline. Tony Mendrygal was on his way to
Schwartz, free lance sports the top when the roof caed in.
writer extraordinaire, penned t whe te rorcae in.
the column on Michigan basket- "It was the state tournament my
ball fans. junior year," he remembered pain-
ba______ns._ fully. "The semifinals of the high
Does Ernie Johnson remember school championships."t,
Frank Kendrick? Mendrygal lost that match, a
FrnkKmndraaknAll-match he fully expected to win.
"My man was a 230 pound "To this day I can't recall a
Conference football player," re thing about that match," confessed
lates 'Jeck.' "It was his first time last year's 158 pound Big Ten
out also, but he sort of had the champion. "MY mind went totally
advantage." capo. M idwn oal
blank when I lost. I was completely
What thoughts ran through the depressed. It's some kind of mental
"Clio Kid's" mind? Was he scared? block now."
"Naw, I wasn't Scared," 'claims The lanky senior learned a.lot
Jekel. "I wasn't worried about the from that experience. He learned
match at all. I kept thinking how how to keep things- in perspective,
many times I'd have to wrestle how to keep things under control.
before winning my varsity letter." Wrestling is an individual sport,
Rah, rah, team. providing individual satisfaction
"Both of us didn't know exactly and rewards. In the next month
what we were doing, but we really or so, we will discover what re-
mixed it up. The fans went wild." wards await the individuals who
Jekel lost that match, the only comprise the Michigan wrestling
loss for Clio High School in a tight team.

scorers with 28, and Harry Rogersj
with 23, shot the Billikens to az
LOS ANGELES {sP)-The Los commanding 25-8 lead. Wichita
A n g e 1 e s R a m s, who suffered rallied and closed the gap to 27-211
through a mediocre season with before dropping behind 37-27 at
sore-armed quarterback Roman halftime.j
Gabriel, yesterday acquired vet- St. Louis, outscored from the
eran quarterback John Hadl from field but holding a big free throw
the San Diego Chargers for defen- advantage, 23-6, cooled off early
sive end Coy Bacon and running in the second half, allowing Wichita
back Bob Thomas. to get within five, 43-38, with 16
Hadl was available after the minutes left.j
Chargers acquired John Unitas *
from the Baltimore Colts.'
The trade came just one day Irish nicked
after the Rams fired their coach CHICAGO - The Big Ten's Illi-
of two seasons, Tommy Prothro, nois, led by Nick Weatherspoon's
and hired former Detroit assistant 30 points, outlasted Notre Dame,
Chuck Knox as the new head 87-84, in the opener of a Chicagoz
coach. Stadium basketball doubleheader
Hadl, who'll be 33 this week, is last night.
an 11-year pro veteran who had In the windup game, top-ranked
been the Chargers starting quarter- UCLA faced Chicago Loyola seek-
back since 1964 and has passed for ing to match a college basketball
26,938 yards, sixth highest in Na- consecutive victory streak of 60
tional Football League history. He games.
also has 201 touchdown throws. Notre- Dame, which plays host
Bacon, 29, was acquired from the to UCLA Saturday, held a 42-41
Dallas Cowboy taxi squad by the halftime lead, but the steady
Rams in 1968 and was a Pro Bowl shooting of the 6-6 Weatherspoon,
performer the past two years. A paced a consistent second half
five-year veteran, Bacon is 6-foot-4 drive by the Illini, who now have
and 270 pounds. a 7-4 over-all record.
The 24-year-old Thomas became The seesaw game produced a
a Ram fan favorite when he dash- 74-73 Illini lead with four minutes
ed for 144 yards in his first start- left. But then Weatherspoon con-
ing assignment against New Or- nected on two straight baskets, his
leans early in the season. But he seventh and eighth of the second
saw little action after that and half, to shove the Illini ahead for
wound up the year with 77 carries keeps.
for 433 yards for a 5.6 yard average John Shumate scored a basket
and three touchdowns. with 38 seconds left to shave the
T.day in Sports

Langston, averaging 16.4 enter-
ing the game pumped in two'quick
baskets for Drake, however, and
Drake led the rest of the way.
Derrek Dickey added 18 points
for the Bearcats, now 9-7 for the
season.

AP Photo

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KEITH WILKES OF UC
game between the Ram
was to be the sixtieth in
NMU VICTOR]
ie secon
Michigan squad finished
b hind Nnrthern and ahem

Skiers pla

LA races after the ball in yesterday's late Although Michigan's former cap-
blers of Loyola and the Bruins. The game tam and Big Ten champion started
the Bruins marvelous undefeated streak. as a youngster he doesn't suggest
-it for most kids.
"Recently, there's been a lot of
IO US emphasis on peewee wrestling. I'm
not really in favor of that.
"They're taking kids weighing
SC u ppounds and putting them in
1 iii1dU U tournaments. One team in Detroit
even has uniforms. In fact, last
year they held the Peewee National
second pre, Gunnar Ludwig, and Pat Championships somewhere in Mon-
d of the Munson. tana."
tate, no Several of the team's women Wrestling is a very demanding
misspell- encountered problems with the sport. To be successful, long hours
difficult snow conditions, but Deb leading to long months leading to
aso par- Lewis and Ann Ziobron turned in even longer years get to be a drag.
sgan p- good times to contribute to the For every Dan Gable around
ce finish skiers convincing display of talent who puts in three-four-five hours
_4J rV__, _. ,.:a ... Pvra nd th nr thrn cnrd

By MARK RONAN

In the aftermath of his mgsterful thIrU p14l1 I ch ian
winter Olympic showing of some third lane Michigan S
years past, Jean-Claude Killy styl- longer to be disspelled orr
ishly roamed this world's more ed as feisty farmers.
beautiful snow-laden playgrounds Eight women's teams a
while promoting the sales of a ticipated, and the Michij
popular domestic car in order to men earned a fourth plac
keep body and soul together. But behindethe contingents fror
no junkets to Xanadau, not even Lake Superior State Colle
a tentative offer from Honest Al's Ferris State.
Quality Used Cars and Farm Michigan racers Don Wi
Equipment await the members of Gary Edwards gave a
the Michigan Ski Racing Team in counting of themselves
the wake of their strong perform- ducing the fourth and eig
ante in last weekend's Governor's times respectively among
Cup Races. proximately 100 competin
Yet the lack of proper reward Runs of 39 and 34 secon
is not at all indicative of the instrumental in guarantee
team's accomplishment. Overall, lis his high finish. Edward
the Michigan team managed to nearly as fleet with runs
land a second place finish, and a and 34.4 seconds. Otherr
number of the team members of the men's team ranke
merited personal distinction on the order of their finishing t
slopes of the Walloon Hills resort, hind the leaders were J
an especally noteworthy achieve -_ -- _ ---
ment in the light of the treacher-
ously icy conditions of those slopes
precipitated by the Winter Won-'-F Ui L
derland's struggles with unwinter-
like weather.
Northern Michigan University, a iNHL
i #n iA. ln f rnn in 14;r~~rrn - l-

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THE BAGELS FOR BRUNCH BUNCH STRIKES AGAIN!

g NMU.
ege, and

and dedication. Team president
Jim Byrnes lauded the team's per-
formance as "a great job" due to

illis and great team erLILW.
fine ac- Last week's performance !ends
by pro- creedence to his firm contention
hth best
the ap that the Michigan team is the
g skiers. best ski team in the lower
ads were peninsula."I
ing Wil- --
s proved
of 39.8
members
d in the
imes be-
im Sem-
TJ

every aay, iere are a inusanu
other wrestlers who just don't have
the time or the endurance.
"What's a little kid gonna think
about wrestling when he's got to
cut weight for a tournament?" asks
Bay, "How's he going to maintain
an interest in a sport which physi-
cally and mentally abuses him?"
Rick Jekel first wrestled as a
freshman at Clio High School.

Prof. Armand Lauffer
SOCIAL WORK, u-M
SPEAKS ON
"American Judaism as an
Ecology of Games"
following Lox and Bagels brunch
(listen free, eat for 75c0

SUNDAY, January 28, 11 a.m. at HILLEL, 1429 Hil
-OO ol

iurmidable force in Michigan coar-Detroitl4, Boston 2
Tamkers entertain Texans legiate skiing, claimed the Cup Philadephia 6. Pittsburgh 3
T ankEER APENtEti exanszand the unofficial state champion- Buffalo 5, Minnesota 2
T EVER HAPPENED to Felipe Munoz? You know, the ship by virtue of its first place NBA
winner of the gold medal in the 1968 Olympics for his sweep in both the men's and wo-
inspired efforts in the 200 yard breaststroke? The Mexican 18- men's competition. Another north- New York 99, Buffalo 92
year-old lad pulled off one of the biggest upsets in swim history ern behemoth, Michigan Tech fail-
as he sent his home town fans into hysteria to grab Mexico's ed to appear. However, of the 11 Virginia 84, Cole Cearetba
first gold medal ever. men's teams entered in this high- St. Louis 75, Wichita State 66
For the answer, Munoz is now residing at the University of light of the racing season, the Utah 87, Arizona St. 77
Texas at Austin, but unfortunately is not swimming anymore.
Last year he just managed to touch out Michigan's Stu Isaac
when Texas took on the tankers in a pool duel. Now he is no A SPECIAL OFFER FROM
longer among the top breaststrokers on the Texas squad and
they could really use someone like him when they take on
Michigan tonight at 7:30 at Matt Mann Pool.
The rest of the Texas team is not to be taken too lightly,
however. The University of Texas has recently undergone a
strong drive to bring its swimming team up to the level of
some of its other teams. The money that has been pumped N.Y. TIMES NO. BEST SELLER
into the program should show results too, as early as next year.
Practically all the 'top swimmers the Longhorns have are
either freshmen or sophomores. Dick Worrell is probably the
best of these second year men. Worrell swims in all three of
the longest freestyle races and may be able to give the Blue boys
some competition in a couple of them. His best time in the
200 yarder, 1:45.06, is very close to what Michigan's Mark
Anderson has been swimming. In the 500 yard event Worrell's
best is only four seconds behind Tom Szuba's record breaking
pace of 4:42.28.
Another sophomore, Terry Strawn, swims in the shorter
freestyle events. Strawn has recorded a 22.1 in the 50 and has
gone 100 yards in almost 50 seconds. Other competent per-
formers on the team are sophomores Will Reeves, Terry Strawn,
Bob Rachner, and Bill Burns, and freshmen Bobbie Londrigan
and Jamie Baird.
It will take a year or so until most of these performers can
threaten the efforts of the tankers. As Texas has only one
able diver, Donnie Vick, who should do no better than third,
the meet will be little more than a warm-up for tomorrow's
clash with SMU.;
Grapplers travel to Purdue
AS THE MICHIGAN GRAPPLERS prepare to take on the
Purdue team tonight, coach Rick Bay claims a Wolverine
victory to be imminent. Bay's Boys have done a great job this
season with a boast of six straight wins.
Now with the impending Iowa and Minnesota matches coming
up next weekend, Bay plans to relieve his regulars in the 126
and 134 pound class, replacing them respectively with senior Jim
Blanks and freshman Fred Lozon. For both Blanks and Lozon,
the match against the Boilermakers will be their first on the 640 Pages with 28 Pages of Photographs
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