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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Tuesday, November 21, 1972

page Six THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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USC

basking in Roses;

Tide chooses

By BRIAN DEMING
"In two weeks I'll tell you if
this is our best team ever," says
John McKay, USC's head foot-
ball coach, referring to his own
Rose Bowl bound Trojans. "We
have played better for ten weeks
than any team I've ever had,"
McKay reflected after his team
ripped past UCLA 24-7 for their
tenth win in a row this season
and a secure seat atop the na-
tional rankings.
Judging from this it would
seem that the survivor of the
Michigan-Ohio State head-knock-
ing Saturday in Columbus will
indeed have a monumental task
in Pasadena on New Year's Day.
McKay cited the "magnificent"
blocking of fullback Sam Cun-
ningham and the running of An-
thony Davis as keys to their of-
fensive success against UCLA. In
praising his star back, the Tro-
jan mentor stated, "Anthony
Davis played a super game
again. He's like (Mike) Garrett.
He has a lot of ability and he's
tough." Davis penetrated the
Bruin defense for 178 yards in 26
carries.
The tough USC defenders also
rose to the occasion Saturday,

holding UCLA to 198.
the ground and a scant.
through the air. Meanw
Trojan offense gained 2
rushing and quarterba
Rae passed for 129 mor
The teams battling in
ton Bowl and Orange B
been announced; Alaba
Texas pairing off in th
Bowl and defending
champion Nebraska an
Dame in the Orange Bow
The news that secon
Alabama chose not to
once-beaten Nebraska
well received by the C
ers. "I'd rather play1
than Notre Dame," I
superstar Johnny Rodg
after his team crushed
State 59-7, Saturday.
when the ratings comec
take into consideration
that Alabama had ever
tunity to play us,"
added.
Nebraska head coach
vaney remarked, "W
have played Alabama
could have but there's
we can do about it."l
said he spoke withI
coach Bear Bryant, w

easy out
yards on "My players have decided where
38 yards they wanted to go, and I have
hile, the to respect that."
32 yards Following the Crimson Tide's
ck Mike 52-13 rout of Virginia Tech
e. Bryant said, "I'm glad our play-
the Cot- ers decided on the Cotton Bowl.
owl have Texas and Alabama have as
ama and rich a football heritage as any
e Cotton two institutions in the nation. It
id Notre should be a great game."
wl. Meanwhile, Notre Dame head
d ranked coach Ara Parseghian had some
take on criticism of Alabama's decision
was not to go to the Cotton Bowl. "I was
ornhusk- surprised with Alabama's choice.
Alabama From everything I've read, and
Nebraska by their own admission, Alabama
ers said took the easy way out," Para-
Kansas seghian commented Monday at
"I hope the Chicago Today Quarterback
out, they Club.
the fact However, the I r i s h coach
y oppor- stated, "Really, I'm happy over
Rodgers Alabama's decision becauhe it
gives us a chance at Nebraska.
Bob De- I guess Alabama figures on beat-
e would ing Auburn and Texas for an un-
if we defeated season and then hopes
nothing that Ohio State beats Michigan
Devaney and we beat Southern Cal, which
Alabama would leave Alabama the only
ho said, undefeated team in the nation."

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Play ball Joe
AP Photo
MIAMI DOLPHINS' middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti implores
New York Jet quarterback Joe Namath to play football while
Broadway Joe contemplates his latest score. Namath came up
one score short-on the field, that is-Sunday as the Dolphins
knocked off New York 28-24 to clinch the AFC's Eastern Division
title.

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DEBUT SATURDAY
Loken's charges flip into action

By THERESA SWEDO
Michigan gymnasts take to the
road to compete, both against their
opponents and themselves, this
weekend. The Midwest Open will
serve to solidify the number one
spots on the team.
Over 20 gymnasts and trampo-
linists will compete against all the
schools in the Midwest. This in-
cludes all the Big Ten schools,
and a smattering of southern and
western colleges.
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I ing seven seniors last year was: who had sprained his ankle earlier
hard," commented Loken. "But we in practice, will return. Pete
have good backup men who are Rogers, Rusty Pierce and Mike
doing a really fine job." Rowe also look good for Michigan's
Bruce Keeshin will be compet- trampoline effort.
ing in the compulsories unattached. Captain Ray Gura remains Lo-
The talented junior transfer stu- ken's standout in the all-around)
dent cannot compete technically for Jean Gagnon and Bruce Meed
Michigan until January. Accord- complement Gura in that event.
ing to Loken, Keeshin performs Loken expects good perform-
best in the all-around event. ances in the floor exercise from
The trampolinists will also per- veterans Ward Black and Terry
form in this meet. The trampoline Boys.
is not a gymnastic event, and is On the rings, Monte Falb and
judged separtely. Joe Neyenswander will perform for
Sophomore M a s o n Kauffman, the Maize and Blue.
G ridde Pickis
On this, the occasion of the final Gridde Pickings of the year, we
are proud to announce the first tie in Gridde history. Big Jim Har-
rison and Uncle Bill Cherniak ran a neck-to-neck race for that M.
Pizza pizza. But when the pepperoni cleared, each had picked one
major upset; Cherniak had MSU losing while Big Jim had the Coug-
ars of WSU over Washington. So they both will receive a delicious
heartburn. And to all those who participated in this year's contest,
+ we distribute free tickets to the Second Annual Ink Bowl in Pasadena.

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