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GUARDS GUN IN 47 POINTS
Wolverines

wallop

Iowa,

91-80

By KATHY HENNEGHAN
In a game that will never go
down in the annals of sports1
history, the Michigan basketball"
team put away Iowa 91-80 at
Crisler Arena last night.
Copsi Strike that from thel
record. The Wolverines did es-
tablish a school record for the;
best free throw percentage in
a single game, making 21 of 22.
attempts for 95.9 per cent.

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Michigan center Phil Hubbard is a win. The Wolverines' rec- chances of retaining the start- eye injury, added 19. in a year or so. For a kid who
made all 10 of his attempts.|ord stands at 12-2 in the Big Ten ing spot, Robinson replied, "MICHIGAN'S too quick, just turned 18, he's not so bad."
Had he ever done that before? and 19-3 overall heading into "They're slim and none." Orr they jump too high and they Iowa - drops to 6-6 in league
"Oh, plenty of times," said Saturday's showdown with Min- said this afternoon's practice shoot too well for us," summed play and 14-7 overall.
Johnny Orr, ". . . in practice." nesota. session will determine his line- up Hawkeye coach Lute Olson. THE WOLVERINES are
THAT ACCURACY was sore- "We may have been thinking up. "I think that's the worst half caught in a three-way race for'
ly lacking elsewhere on the a little ahead against Iowa," "Rob got off to a slow start, of basketball I've seen Bruce the Big Ten title with runnerup
court, as evidenced by Michi- Oirr confessed. "Although you and Joel was shooting well so (King) play for two years," 01- Minnesota (11-2) and Purdue
gan's 29 turnovers. Iowa had should never do that, sometimes we went with him," explained son added. "I was most pleased (10-3). The Gophers beat Michi-
its problems as well, losing the it's hard not to." assistant coach Bill Frieder. with the play of Clay Hargrave. gan State handily last night,
ball 23 times. The game got off to a slow "We needed some offense in He played his guts out, and 99-77.
But, as Orr always says, a win start until Michigan took a 23-21 there." that's what I appreciate."I coach
lead with 8:10 left i the half. Phil Hubbard matched Green's Hargrave finshed with 11
Then the Blue outscored Iowa 18 points to lead Michigan, while points and six rebounds. King' Heathoote was asked if he would
two to one, largely on bench Steve Grote scored 15 and Bax- didn't look so bad on, the stats pick a winner. "No," said Heath-
help from David Baxter and ter 14. Staton and Thompson fin- sheet, anyway, making seven of cote. "I'm picking my nose."
K EXPERIENCE Joel Thompson, en route to a ished with 12 apiece. i14 shots and hauling down eight
Iw45-32 halftime lead. Ia freshman Ronnie Lester rebounds.:
P P K GAM THE PAIR of juniors Com led all scorers with a 25-point Olson called Green the "best
bied for 18 points before inter- performance, hitting on 11 of player with the ball I've
ENT FOR THE ARTS mission, picking up the slack 17 field goal attempts. Bruce seen," and boldly predicted that
where starters Rickey Green "Sky" King, who sat out the "Ronnie Lester is going to be
and John Robinson left off. teams' last encounter with an the Rickey Green of this league
MER PROGRAM Green didnot score in the first
TON, D.C. half (a disputed jump shot was Blinded Ha ke yes
officially ruled ,a tip-in for
ravel expenses Thompson), although he boun'c- IOWA MCIA
and Staff eligible ed back to score 18 points later FG/A FT/A R A TP Robinson 0- F0 0 A T
in the game. Drake 1-4 1-2 1 0 3Staton 3-8 6-6 8 1 12
MATcON, CONTACT Lo-captain Robinson did not Kgrave 5 - 6 11 Hubbard 4-13 10-10 12 1 18i
~MTON ONAT ae swel pain es ha in -14 5-6 8 0 19 Green 8-19 2-2 4 5 18 .. ,
fare as well, playg less than 'Lester 11-17 3-4 1 1 25 Grote 6-9 3-4 2 0 15
FELLOWSHIP OFFICE half the game and finishing with Peth 2-5 2-2 0 2 6 Thompson 6-9 0-0 6 2 12
(764-2218) zero points. Robinson now has Wulfsberg 2-6 0-0 1 4 7-12 0-0 2 2 14
two points for the last two Kelley 0-4 0-0 4 0 0Bergen 1-2 0-0 3 0 2
gaepping of Mayfield 3-7 2-2 7 T. 8 Hardy 0-1 0-0 0 0 0
NE FEBRUARY 25, 1977 amestipin o speculation Norman 1-4 2-3 2 1 4 Lozier 0-0 0-0 0 0 0
___that Thompson may start at Team 2 Lillard 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 4 . "
__orward opposite Staton on Sat otals 32-70 16-21 36 11 80 Team 5
Score by Periods Totals 35-74 21-22 47 12 91 ;

full court
PRESS
Bench provides spark..
... to Blue attack
By DON MacLACHLAN
MICHIGAN had a tough time getting things rolling last night -
something it can ill afford tomorrow in the showdown with
Minnesota. With eight minutes to play in the first half the Blue
held a slim 23-21 lead.
"We kinda played strange for awhile," said Michigan coach
Johnny Orr. "It just went back and forth and back and forth."
Finally, the Wolverines got things in gear and pulled away
from the Hawkeyes. Juniors Dave Baxter and JoelThompson
came off the bench and all of a sudden Michigan was back into
its running game.
Thompson tallied ten first half points and ripped down
five caroms in addition to rejecting one shot. The junior
jumping jack- seems to have broken out of his slump of late,
in which Thompson would quickly get into foul trouble and
had problems hitting his outside shots.
"I'm working on being more laggressive and improving my
defense" Thompson said.
"Joel gave us a great lift and that is why we started him in
the second half," said assistant coach Bill Frieder. "When he
shoots like that we have to get him on the floor. He really adds
to our offense."
- Tom Staton was all over the floor and the 6-3 forward was
rining down rebounds (he had eight for the game) and firing
qick outlet passes to get the fast break going. Baxterkept
things moving with his fine ball handling and his fine shoot-
ing touch.
The junior from Deroit was hustling and deflecting passes and
getting the ball down thecourt. He drove fearlessly inside and
hit Thompson with a couple of back door passes which resulted
in easy lay-ups. Michigan was running and looked sharp. '
Yet, a problem the Wolverines have been plagued with all
season is inconsistency. Michigan has played in spurts - gener-
ating exlosiveness on offense at times, and pressuring opponents
tenacio"sly on defense. Yet on other occasions ithas been vic-
timized by standing around and waiting for things to happen.
Consistency a key
"Our biggest problem is we have to be consistent," Orr
said. "At Iowa City and Minneapolis we were consistent al-
most the whole time."
Michiganplayed its best game of the season in the 86-80 vic-
tory over Minnesota eleven days ago. However, in another big
contest five days ago, the Wolverines just couldn't put things to-
gether in the second half and lost to Indiana 73-64.
"We shot just miserably against Indiana but we played pret-
ty wel," Orr said. "Now we're right back where we were a week
ago Monday - the big game with Minnesota. It should be a
dandy.
Tomorrow's clash in Crisler should be a dandy if the Wol-
verines can put things together and come out sharp for 40 min-
utes. They gave just a little extra firepower in Minneapolis and
the same effort will be required to push them past the Gophers
this time.
"We have to keep the intensity throughout the game if
we are to beat Minnesota," said co-captain Steve Grote. "We
just had that bad game at Indiana but that as so far from
how Michigan is capable of playing that e just have to
forget it."
"We are here at home and the fans pulling for us will be a
big factor," said Staton. "They (Minnesota) will really be gun-
ning for us because the league championship is at stake."
"At Minnesota we came up with one of ou' greatest efforts
of the season," Frieder said. "If we play an average or good
game tomorrow we are in trouble."

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Five top state prep grid stars'
chose Michigan as their football
homes for the next four years as
high school seniors signed their
letters of intent earlier this
week.
j in the annual bidding for bud-
ding talent, Michigan cornered
half of the most heavily recruit-
ed grid prospects in the state.
Coming into the Wolverine's
fold next year are wide receiv-
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Catholic - Central, linebacker
Rick Jones of University of De-
troit High, and offensive line-
men John Prepokec Q4 Bloom-
field Hills Lahser and Dan Kwi-
atkowski of Center Line St. Cle-
ment. k
. Flint Southwestern's top,
stars, Feaster and running
back Booker Moore, reversed
their college decisions at the
last moment Tuesday, night.
Moore, who chose Penn State,
was expected to pick Michigan
'due to its strong running-
oriented football style. Feas-
Iter was headed for the Nit-
tany Lions for the same rea-
son.
However, Moore decided to
"make a name for himself" at
Penn State and Feaster was in-
fluenced by academics and
wingback Jim Smith's gradua-
tion.
Two other prospects are lean-

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ing toward either Michigan or r
UCLA. Wide receiver Fred1
Brockington of Detroit Redfordt
and running back Stanley Ed-G
wards of Detroit Kettering will;
probably make their choices,
this weekend.
In addition to these five, Mich-
igan also landed the signatures,.l
of quarterback Jim Breaugh of
Bloomington Hills Andover and
defensive end-linebacker Oliver:
Johnson of Detroit Northern.
* * *
Buckeyes bombed
WEST LAFAYETTE - For-
ward Walter Jordan scoredhi5 ;
points as Purdue -grabbed their
10th Big Ten Conference col-
lege basketball victory by de-
feating Ohio State 90-61 last
night.
The Boilermakers, now 16-6
overall and 10-3 in conference
action, never trailed in the
contest.
Jordan scored 10 of his 12!
points in the first period and
helped Purdue move to a 37-21
half-time lead.
The Boilermakers' scoring re-
mained consistent throughout
the second half as they coasted
to the 29 point victory.
Forward Fred Poole led theI
Buckeye's offense with 12 points!
and Mark Hetz had 10.
-By AP
* ** *
Harangued Hoosiers
CHAMPAIGN - Rich Adams
scored 16 points to lead a bal-
anced attack last night as Illi-

nois scored a 73-69 come-from
behind Big Ten basketball vic-
tory over Indiana.
After trailing by as many as
15 points in the first half, the
Illini managed to come within
one point at 51-50 and began
trading baskets with the Hoo- I
siers.
Indiana then went cold from
the field, missing ten straight
field goal attempts, allowing
Illinois to take the lead for the
first time at 9:24 on a basket
by Neil Bresnahan.
Once the Illini got the lead,
they didn't give it up. Illinois
freshman guard Steve Lanter hit
five free throws in the last three
minutes to help ice the game.
Kent Benson of Indiana led
all scorers with 25 points, in-
cliding 15 of 17 free throws.
Mike Woodson added 21 points
for the Hoosiers, 13, of which
came in the first half, when In-
diana built a 40-34 halftime lead.
Illinois had five players in
double figures, led by Adams
with 16 points and Bresnahan
with 13.
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NBA
Buffalo 112, Cleveland 103
Milwaukee 99, Golden State 97
Houston 113, San Antonio 99
jBoston' 126, Kansas City 125 (OT)
NHL
Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Rangers 1
Detroit 2, Toronto 2
Minnesota 4. Washington 4
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
MICHIGAN 91, Iowa 80
Purdue 90, Ohio State 61
Minnesota 99, MSU 77
Notre Dame 80, Manhattan 76
Illinois 73, Indiana 67

Gopher cagers get momentum;
race past Spartans; 99-77

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The Michigan Student Assembly is now accepting applica-
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The Judiciary renders decisions on student activity griev-
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and student government.
To apply and for further information, come to
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By DAVE RENBARGER 10-2 lead. But as the game woreI
Special To The Daily one, the awesome three pronged
EAST LANSING - The high Gophers scoring machine took
flying Minnesota Gophers, its its toll on the Spartans.
heavy artillery primed and Sparked by the deadly shoot-
pointed toward Ann Arbor, easi- ing of backcourt tandem Ray
ly disposed of the Michigan Williams and Osborne Lock-
State Spartans 99-77 last night heart, along with the inside
in Jenison Fieldhouse. domination of Michael Thomp-
With the victory,, the Gopher son, the Gophers left the floor
cagers remain a mere one-half at halftime with a 46-32 lead.
game behind Michigan in the The trio combined for 72,
Big Ten title scramble, setting points overall.
the stage for the big rematch The second half saw both
between the two teams tomor- teams blistering the nets, as
row at Crisler. MSU'sRobert Chapmanrand
The Spartans, now 4-9 in the, Greg Kelser hit on long range
conference, made a go of it at jumpers keeping State within
the outset, jumping out to a striking distance until the final

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ten minutes.
Late in the second half, Wil-
liams, who captured game scor-
ing honors with 28 points, in-
jured his upper thigh' when a
Spartan kneed him under the
basket. His status for Saturday's
game is unknown.
"He was kneed and was
heavily iced," said Minnesota
Jim Dutcher. "God, I sure
hope he can play (Saturday)."
Losing coach Jud Heathcote
praised Minnesota after the
game, but declined to picky a
winner in tomorrow's show-
down.
Meanwhile, Dutcher carefully
sidestepped a post-game query
on whether his team could up-
set the Wolverines.
"If they're going to upset us,"
he said, "they'll have to get the
ball " inside and get their fast
break going."
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