Wednesday, Nlar h 16, 1.97?
! HE M1CHlGAN DAILY
Wednesday, March 16, 1977 HE MICHiGAN DAILY Page Nine
WCHA TITLE AT STAKE:
Tl l l
'M' 28 game basketball stats
G-s FG-FGA Pet. fT-FTA Pet. Reb. A sty. PF-D Pts.
By JOHN NIEMEYER of the season and comes into the have to reckon with both of
Not since 1964 has the Michi- series with plenty of momen- these centers if it hopes to con-
an hockey team had a shot at tum. Over the Badgers last 22 tain the explosive offense.
'inning the WChAdchampion- games, they have posted a 19-2-1 Michigan's offense boasts the
hip. .Tonight and Thursday record. league's scoring champ in jun-
ight the Wolverines will try to Included in those 19 victories ior Dave Debol. Debol edged out
are Michigan's last two defeats. Notre Dame's Brian Walsh with
ace number one rated Wiscon- Michigan lost 3-2 and 11-8 to the 71 total points in the conference.
e Badgers in Yost ending the Blue His 89 point season tally ses a
inals icer s seven game slide. In the record for a single season and
The winner of the two-game, betters his two previous seasons
)tal goal series in Madison will1 Just as they have done all combined.
e declared the conference< year long, WAAM (1600) in KIP MAURER and Kris Man-
hampion and automatically ad- Ann Arbor will broadcast the ery finished eighth and ninth in
ance to the NCAA champion- M i c h I g a n hockey series the conference and round out
hips at Detroit's Olympia Sta- against Wisconsin. Tonight's Michigan's offensive punch.
ium. The loser is not elimin-' coverage will begin at 8:15. Although the teams match upt
ted, but must play Bowling well in the offensive category,
reen in a one game playoff an teams' only other meeting thisdgn de coparo
Suday for the final NCAA season, they split a' pair of over- the Badgers in defensive zrrow-'
!rth time thrillers, 7-6 and 6-7. ess. While Michigan finisned'
erthey jt vwith one of the poorer goals
They will join Eastern entries BOTH TEAMS are offensive aantrcrsi h ege
3astn Unversty ad Ne , against .records in the league,
oston University and New powerhouses. Of the league's top Wisconsin was on top.
iampshire. ten scorers, six are from either Norwich again is largely re-
MICHIGAN earned the right Michigan or Wisconsin. Leaders _
I Robinson ..
sponsible. He and senior Jahn sttson .......
Taft have teamed up to give net- Hardy.
minders Mike Dibble and Julian Lillard"....
Baretta plenty of protection. Bergen.
Lozier .... ..
Michigan's defensive woes Jones........
weren't helped with the loss of Lelich .......
Greg Natale in the season finale Team/Others
in East Lansing. Natale suffered oICHIGAN .'.
a broken collarbone and leaves opponents ....
a big burden on the other de- - -
SENIOR ROB Palmer and
freshman Dean Turner will be
relied upon heavily in Natale's'
The last time Michigan made
it to the finals, it lost to Denver
after finishing the season in
first place. S
This time around, Michigan
comes in as the underdogs. They
are on a streak, however, and I 1fl1
"are getting stronger with each
game," according to Michigan 1
coach Dan Farrell.
211-432 .488 93-117 .795 2.8 107 54 57-3 19.8
.709 42.1 450 242 569-17 85.7
.695 37.8 396 124 607-41 73.7
REGISTE R NOW!
Department of Romance Languages
SPAIN or FRANCE
Information: 4108 MLB-764-5344
rogram Date: JULY 3-AUG. 29
FRENCH or SPANISH 230
(8 weeks equals 8 U-M credits)
FRENCH or SPANISH 360
(8 weeks equals 6 U-M credits)
to face the Badgers by winning
four straight playoff games, two
apiece against Michigan Tech
and Denver. The Wolverines are
flying high on a record tying 12,
wins in a row, giving them third,
place in the conference andI
home ice up until now in the.
Wisconsin set back Colorado
jCollege and Minnesota to arrive
in the finals. The Badgers fin-
ished the regular season in first
place, giving them the right to
play at home in the finals.
Like Michigan, Wisconsin has
been red hot over the last part
for the Badger offensive thrust
are Craig Norwich, Mark John-
son and Mike Eaves, who tin-
ished third and tied for fifth re-
spectively in the WCHA.
Norwich, a defenseman, is one
of the nation's premier players
this year. Of his 63 offensive
points this season, 49 came on
assists. At any time he is a
threat to hit a man on a break
away with a pinpoint pass.
Norwich's favorite targets are
fellow junior Eaves and fresh-
man Johnson. Michigan will
1313 S. UNIVERSITY
Korean Bar-B-Q Dinner
Mandoo (Kyoza) Plate
Sweet & Sour
Fresh Bean Sprouts
Dailv Photo by BRAD BENJAMIN
MICHIGAN FORWARD John Robinson, shown here taking
a shot in the March 6th win over Marquette, will play a
key role in Thursday's NCAA playoff game against Detroit.
Rob's highest scoring game came at home against Ohio
State, as he lead the Wolverines with 22 points.
Participar ts must fly as a group. Other Stu-
dents and Faculty may participate in t h e
WE TAKE CARRY-OUT ORDERS
GRIDDERS BACK IN ACTION
Spring druts begin
By DAN PERRIN hard-hitting days under the sun: ing job will take place in the
Spring means different things also present a high risk of in- defense where seven positions
to different people. To the aver- jury since the team hasn't, have been currently vacated
age student on a college cam- worked in full pads since the' by graduating seniors. Open
pus, spring is a time to relax a Rose Bowl. positions include m i d d I e
little, lay out in the sun or throw But Schembechler disagrees, guard, both defensive tackles,
a frisbee. But to a University of "The risk of injury is not any wolfman, wide side halfback
Michigan football player, spring more so than during the fall. If as well as two linebacker
means getting out the pads and a player is injured, he has plen- spots.
returning to the football field for ty' of time between now and the "'Spring ball is a time where
their annual spring practice. fall to heal." a player should improve him-
And that's exactly what hap- self individually. A player can
pened yesterday afternoon as With the departure of ex- earn a starting spot, but he has
the Wolverines came out hitting, defensi'e coordinator Gary to defend it against the mnom-
on the first day of spring foot- Moe1 r (now head coach at ing freshmen in the fall," said
ball ' Illinois), Schembechler has Schembechler.
While numerous universities moved some of his staff to One young man who finds him-
across the'country are eliminat- new areas of coaching. self in a somewhat unusual situ-
ing spring practice due to bud- Assistant Coach Bill McCart- ation for the second consecutive
get cutbacks, Michigan head ney, formerly the outside line- year is sohomore quarterback
backer -coach, has been appoint- RikLah
coach Bo .Schembechler feels bAs well as playing varsity
that this is a very important , ed to replace Moeller as top de- football. Leach is also the start
time of year for his football fensive man, while coach Den- ing centerfielder for Michigan's
team. nis Brown has jumped from the baseball team. Leach was the
"The only way we wouldn't offensive backfield over to the Wolverine"s leading hitter last
need it (spring practice) is if outside linebackers. year, boasting a powerful .429
we were allowed to start work- Two new .additions to the average.
ing out two to three weeks Michigan coaching staff include Somehow, Leach manages to
earlier in the summer. And Don Nehlen and Thom Darden. find time to make the spring
that would take away a lot of Nehien, the new offensive football practices while leading
the player's summer." backfield coach, made the trek the defending Big Ten cham-
In pointing out the important northward after nine years as ,ion baseball team on and off
aspects of spring football, head coach at Bowling Green. the diamond.
Schembechler e m p h a s i z e d, Darden, currently a starter with Schembechier commented,
"This is a good time for us to the Cleveland Browns, will tem- "The biggest part of the (base-
experiment with different types porarily assist the defensive hall) season is after spring
of offenses and defenses, to re- backs. (foot) ball. Therefore, Rick is
place the graduating players The most interesting battles able to participate in both
and to bring the team together." among the players for astart- snorts."
It has been argued that these --o_. the-players f a sa-_r.
Philadelphia 133, Cleveland 102
Sah Antonio 118, N.Y. Nets 108
Chicago 107, Boston 96
Kansas City 101, washington 99
Denver 107, Los Angeles 95
Cleveland 5, Washington 1
Atlanta 7, Pittsburgh 3
Toronto 4, St. Louis 1
St, Bonaventure 76, Oregon 73
Villanova 81, Massachusetts,71
N.Y. Mets 7, Pittsburgh 2
Detroit 3, Philadelphia 1, 11 inn.
Montreal'S5, Cincinnati A' 2
T=oronlto, Cincinnati B' 8, 11 inn
NV.Y. Yankees 9, Minnesota 4
Baltimore B' 3, Boston U0
Baltimore A' 7, Texas 3
Los Angeles 13, St. Louis 3
Chicago White Sox 3-3, Kansas
Atlanta 6, Houston 1
Oakland 4,. Cleveland 2
Chicago Cubs 4, California 3
San.Diego 7, Milwaukee 4
Seattle 6, San Francisco 4
COLLEGE STUDENT STUDY PROGRAM: At Hayim Greenberg
College in Jerusalem for a semester or one year. Curriculum
includes Hebrew Language, Literature, Bible, History, Educa-
tion. Philosophy, Sociology, Talmud. Credits by leading uni-
versites in the U.S. Also, tours, cultural and recreational
programs. Scholarships available.
UINIVFRSITY SEMINARS: 6 weeks of study at Israeli universi-
t:es. Plus, tours, cultural and recreational activities. Up to 1
recognized credits may be earned.
For information and applications call or write: V'
WORLD ZIONIST ORGANIZATION
VVZO WZO departme nt of Education & Culture
515 Park Avenue, N.Y.C. 10022
(2121 752-0600 ext. 385/386
C - ,-,- ,r
C ' Y _. _. _ _ _. ..i
- ~ .._Zp _. ---
It finally come cs dow«n to Cc ml .ttfent.
When you don t like a course, it's hard to excel. The class gets
tedious. The texts get boring. The lectures get dreadful. Your work
-suffers. And so do your grades.
Comnpare th-a t \vith the courses you really be ievTe in.
You Care more. You try more. And without even noticing you just
naturally do better
It's true in schol. It's true outside of school.
For example, we believe there's just one way to brew
Busch beer The natural way. With natural ingredients.
Natural carbonation. Natural ageing,
We believe that's the best way to brer
And xvhen you believe in \vhat you're
doing, you just naturally do it better.
Taste a Busch and we think you'll agree.
1)1W P ! il
e ii 1.