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Friday, November 12, 1976
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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Nine

THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Nine

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STUDWELL FIRMS UP DEFENSE

By HENRY ENGELHARDT
Special To The Daily
Fabulous fast break
FLINT - The next time fans see the Michigan basketball
team it will be the real thing.
In the only game all season it cannot lose, Michigan method-
ically destroyed itself at Southwestern High School before 1150
last night.
The Wolverines tallied the highest point total they'll
amass all season: 217. The fastbreak worked.
Coach Johnny Orr, pleased with his teams' (team's?) per-j
formance(s?), listed over half the squad when asked who played
well.
Sponsored by Flint's Marketing and Distribution Career
Center, the game was played "to get away from Ann Arbor, to
do something a little different," said assistant coach Bill Frieder.
"Tonight was nothing but run and gun and having fun,"
said senior co-captain Steve Grote, who scored 23 points.
Tom Staton, prime candidate for graduated forward Way-
man Britt's spot, was cited by Orr for his defensive prowess.
Suffering from a hip pointer, Staton thought he could have
played better, but -"we had fun and that's the main thing," he
said. Staton had nine points.
Guard David Baxter, playing in front of his family,
thought "there was plenty of offense tonight, not -too much
defense. We gave the fans a little treat." Baxter swished
the cords for 18 points.
The Blue team, starting with Phil Hubbard in the pivot,
Grote and Rickey Green at the guards and John Robinson and
Staton at the forwards scored 56 first half points.I
In the second half Baxter, Alan Hardy and Joel Thompson
turned in their white jerseys for blue ones and helped the Blues
score 71 points in the second half.
Hubbard finished the game with scoring honors, 27 points.
Green, with two early game fastbreak dunks to his credit, -
and Robinson each scored 26.Ir
Thompson scored all 21 of his points while playing for the
White in the first half. He left the game early in the second
half with a banged up leg.

Aihng Ill ini
By BILLY NEFF tackles (20 against Ohio State),I
Who has to play the former breaking the old Illinois record
No. 1 football team in the coun- of 14S set by Dick Butkus in
try the week after they were 1963.
knocked off their perch? This! Outside linebacker Mac Mc-
unenviable task falls into the Cracken and rover Rickze Mit-
hands of the University of Illi- chem have picked up the slack.
nois this Saturday at Michigan for the injured Sullivan (torn
Stadium. knee ligaments) with 92 and 62
Stdim.tackles, respectively. Mc-
Illinois coach Bob Blackman tcls epciey c
cmns onch biousdis-nCracken counted 12 tackles
comments on this dubious dis- against Ohio State.
tinction, "They're going to be The Illini tout lightning
very angr'y and very upset; it quick tackle John DiFelici-
ficult." antonio as a possible all-
American candidate this year.
The fighting Illini, devoid of He is paired with Bruce
freshman starters, have suf- Thornton from Detroit, who
fered mainly from inconsistency will replace injured starter
during their 4-5 campaign this Walter Graham (a n k I e
season (3-3 in /Big Ten). In- sprain).
juries have been a major prob- On the outside, tri-captain
lem as star linebacker John Dean March, an excellent pass
Sullivan and Safety Bill Cerney rusher, returns after missing
are out for the season. most of last season with a knee
Blackman's forces upset injury. Chris Williams mans the
Missouri, the conquerors of other defensive end slot.
U.S.C., Ohio State, and Ne- Illinois is weakest in the sec-
braska. They also defeated ondary where they are eighth
Purdue while losing handily in the Big Ten defending against
to Baylor, Minnesota, and the pass. Jim Stauner at cor-
Michigan State. nerback (4 interceptions) and
The strength of the Illini safety Dale Hardy are consist-
lies in their defense against ent performers for Coach
the rush (third in Big Ten) as Blackman.
all-American linebacker candi- Turning to offense, junior
date andtri-captain Scott Stud- Kurt Steger has started all of
well leads the defense with 151 the Illini's games at quarter-

id for

back this year, but he might
not get the nod this week due
to his performance against Ohio'
State (4 interceptions in quar-,
ters). Backup Mike McCray
passed for 145 yards in the final
period againsttheBuckeyes.
Their favorite receivers; are
sophomore split end Eric Rouse,
with 20 receptions for 326
yards, and senior flanker Frank'
Johnson. who has hauled in 19
aerials for 244 yards. Tri-cap-
tain Marty Friel is the tight
end for the fourth leading pass-
ing team in the Big Ten.
Tailback James Coleman
leads the Illini rushing at-
tack with 653 yards and 8
touchdowns while Chubby
Phillips follows with 482 yards
and 5 touchdowns. Larry
Schulz is the fullback for the
team that is a distant last in
Big Ten Rushing.
One reason for this lack of
any rushing attack is their
patchwork offensive line. Only
two regulars, excellent senior
center Phil McDonald and
eward Kevin Pancratz return
from last year.
The other three positions are
hampered by a great deal of
inexperience. Tackles Jerry
Finis and Dan Melsek and
guard Gary Jurcyzk all played,
just saringly last year.
Kicking is not a problem

upset
for the Illini as placekicker
Dan Beaver needs just one
point to tie Red Grange's ca-
reer scoring record of 186.
Punter Phil Viernelsel has a
40-yard average for the sea-
son.
Coach Blackman has not de-
cided upon this week's starter
at quarterback yet. He seems
to be. leaning towards the more
experienced Steger, with 7
touchdown passes and 10 inter-
ceptions.
At tailback, Chubby Phillips
has taken over the starting job
with impressive performances
in the Big Ten (442 yards in 6
games). But the Illini's rushing.
attack still cannot get untrack-
ed.
This week's contest shapes
tip to be Michigan's talented
rushing offense against Illinois'
hobbling defense. Therefore, it
should be a long afternoon for
the Illini since the Wolverine
offense is very healthy.

Daly Photo by ANDY FREEBERG
SENIOR DEFENSIVE tackle Greg "Mo" Morton pressures
quarterback Ed Smith in this year's Michigan State game.
Morton will be appearing in front of the hometown fans for
the last time Saturday against Illinois.
TANKERS DEFEND BIG( TEN CR

ISCORES
NBA
Bu falo 105, Denver 94
Atlanta 107, Portland 105
San Antonio 108, N. Y. Nets 101
NHL
Boston 2, N. Y. Islanders 2, tie
Philadelphia 6, Vancouver 4

7_.._ - --

Hardy,tplaying guard for White in the first half, scored 211O
points on the night, Lillard with 16 and Jones with 10 rounded 77
out double figure scorers.
Quickness and sharp passing impressed Orr as the Blues By JAMIE TURNER i
won the game 127-90. Deep in the recesses of Mattf
(Mann Pool yet another poten-1
Te xans aCcuSed tial Big Ten champion is be-t
ing readied. Stu Isaac's Mich-t
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma City newspaper, the Ok- igan Women's swimming team(
lahoma Journal, says it has found out that football ticket "scalp- is brimming with enthusiasmf
ing," the selling of tickets at higher than face value, is prac- for the coming season.
ticed by players at Texas as well as at most other major colleges. The defending Big Ten cham-'
Texas Coach Darrell Royal, who recently accused the Uni- pions are looking to improve
versity of Oklahoma football coaching staff of spying on closed their 14th place national rank-f
practice sessions by his and other teams, has denied that ticket ing of last year, which was the
scalping is a widespread practice in Austin. best of any non-scholarshipt
The Daily Texan, student newspaper at Texas, also said school.l
in a copyrighted story yesterday that despite a hardline wiTh 5 f the t SeryyouE
policy by Royal and his staff, UT football players have sold being freshpersons or sopho-
complimentary tickets at inflated prices.bem reshpentiarysong
The Texan quoted Royal as saying that he did not think mores. This potentially strong
group is led by two proven All-
anybody was doing it now, "but I cannot assure you that it does Americans in Katy McCully and
not go on . . . I've done everything I know of to prevent it. There Chris DenHerder.
is not a single kid that I know of who is scalping tickets. Katy, as a freshperson, be-
0 came Big Ten champ in no less
than six events last year. She
specializes in the freestyle and
ADA, Oklahoma - Regents of the University of Okla- butterfly events where she wonI
homa heard a report on an internal investigation of the uni- four individual and two med-
versity's football program in secret yesterday and then voted ley relay championships.
to keep the report that ,ways Chris is a All-American in the
It was presented by Dr. J. L. Morris, vice president for backstroke, where she won her
the university community, and Dr. John 0. Dean, vice presi- own Big Ten trophy. These two
dent for university relations. They were designated by the sophomores are the backbone
regents and University President Paul F. Sharp to conduct of the team that lost 3 veter-
the investigation into -allegations of spying and football play- ans from last year..
ers' scalping tickets through coaches. saac though, for he has had
After a secret hour-long session, the regents said they a banner year recruiting top
agreed to keep the report secret "until after the Big Eight high school girls to step right
Conference or any other investigations from any other proper in. Two in-state freshpersonsi
associations have announced their conclusions." of whom much is expected are

s ational ranking

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