Wednesday, December 3, 1975-,
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wednesday, December 3, '1975 THE MICHiGAN DAILY
BALANCED ATTACK DEVESTATING:
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By KATHY HENNEGHAN and finished with ten points baskets of the contest, and Vanderbilt opened the second urday nigh
Balanced scoring and scrappy' each for the night. hauled down 15 rebounds. half with a 1-2-2 zone defense, "I think
defense sparked the Michigan "It was a fine team victory," "We were worried about Hub- but to no avail. Hubbard was that did it
basketball team to a 90-63 win said Michigan head coach John- bard," admitted Orr. "Not about able to penetrate, although he "It was re
over a respected Vanderbilt1 ny Orr. "I was pleased, for an how he could play, but foul trou- missed several shots directly Michiga
squad in the season opener at opening game. We're a young ble and so forth. He's pretty under the basket. trouble, bu
Crisler Arena last night. team, and I think we'll improve skinny in there, but he did an "I missed so many layups," it didn't s
Wolverines John Robinson and as time goes by." excellent job." lamented Hubbard. "It really seasons p
Phil Hubbard led all scorers Freshman H u b b a r d, Al- "Hubbard had a real good got me down a little bit." had a stro
with 17 points apiece, followed American from Canton-McKin- scrimmage a week ago," stated The Wolverines dominated the posal.
closely by Rickey Green with ley High School, was a favorite Grote. "I was just hoping he'd boards at both ends of the Michigan
14. Steve Grote and Wayman with the crowd of 9,104. The play the same way tonight, and court, enabling them to unleash the leadin
Britt each had eight. slendor center canned eight he did." a fast break attack in the sec- team in th
Substitutes Joel Thompson and points in the first 8:07 of the two seaso
Davi Batersaw arl aciongame inludng te frsttwo Michigan had been expected ond half to score 53 points. At tosao
David Baxter saw early actiongame,including the first two ;to field one of the top 20 teams one point, Robinson had seven stripe a to
in the nation, but with so many points in just 28 seconds, with the conte
young players, it remained to a little help of a technical foul made 21o
COu be seen how soon things would against Vanderbilt. the scor
fallintoplac. . Michigan had the edge in to-
"Last Friday and Saturday in tal rebounds, 46-30, and put up
practice we were sharp," said 76 shots to only 51 by Vander-
Orr,_"and to be honest, it was bilt. Britt
the first time I thought we were Robinson
going to be as good as people "We got control of the defen- Hubbard
-_I said we would be. sive board and went to work," Green
de We ul rote
"I think the big difference was said Orr. "We're awfully ag- Baxter
the quickness," said Orr. "Once'gressive for little guys, no ques-I Thompson
New W olverines.., we got that fast break going, tin about it"Bsaton
we were in business." "We were very happy with ardy
..."show their stuff Michigan was sluggish in the our defense," said Orr. "Our Johnston
early going, but managed to defensive goal this week was to Schinnerer
By BILL STIEG pull away to a 37-26 lead at the hold them to under 65 points." TOTALS V
half. Thompson had eight of his Vanderbilt had scored 105 in its
IT WAS AN EVENING of pleasant surprises last night for ten points in the first half. opener against Iowa State Sat- Fosnes
ht. enough for free throws to tip
k it was our defense the balance.
t," grinned Thompson. The Wolverines made 16 of 17
tally tough." free throws. "We're not such:
n got into a bit of foul bad free throw shooters our-
ut in the final analysis selves," Orr beamed.
eem to matter. Unlike1 Vanderbilt's record now stands
past, the Wolverines at 1-1 on the season, while Mich-
ong bench at their dis- igan is 1-0. The Wolverines'
next action is December 6 when
n allowed Vanderbilt, they travel to take on Tennes-
g free throw shooting see.
he nation for the past "This win gives us some in-
ins, to go to the charity centive now to go to Tennessee,"
otal of 27 times during said Orr. "I hope we can give
st. The Commodores them a good game. I'm sure
of those attempts, but they'll be ready when they see
e was never close (this score."
(90) ! Moore 2
r R F TP Sneed 2
2 95 4 8 Feher 4
5 9 3 17:Ford2
2 15 2 17 Keffer I
4 3 4 14 Bemenderfer2
2 3 4 8 ThompsonI
0 1 3 10 CrainI
0 3 2 10OYoung 0.
0 1 1 2 TOTALS 2
2 2 0 2
0 0 0 2 SCOR
0 0 0 0
0 1 1 0 MICHIGAN
17 46 24 90 VANDERBILT
F TP P. Robinson
2 15 ATTENDANCE
E BY PERIODS
1st 2nd Final
37 53 90
26 37 631
R. Weiler, G.3Solomon,
Michigan basketball fans.
Few expected the almost overwhelming 27-point victory.
Vanderbilt was supposed to be tough.
Rumors began circulating earlier this week about a hot-
shooting horde making its way towards Ann Arbor from Ames,
Iowa, where the Commodores had laid waste to Iowa State,
INDIANA PROBABLE CHAMPS
'rs shoot for second
Even scarier rumors about Michigan's untested newcomers
led to talk of a close game with Vanderbilt. Michigan's coaches By RICK MADDOCK gan State and Wisconsin. ranked nationally is diver Don
were worried about their team's defense. The Michigan swim team Head coach Gus Stager will Craine. Last year, Crain finished1
But everything came together last night for the new-look should provide plenty of excite- be giving the newcomers on his second to Ohio State's Tim
Wolverines. They ran, shot and played defense like they'd been ment this season and when Big squad a chance to prove them- Moore in both the one and three
together for years and left 9,104 fans smiling and nodding their Ten competition comes to its selves on Saturday against meter dives. But now that Moore
ther Appearntly the 9,as some truthto the oimistic ran- peak in Champaign from March Eastern Michigan when the has graduated Craine is the
heads. Apparently there was some truth to the optimistic rank- 4-6, the Wolverine tankers will tankers will open their season. best in the Big Ten.
ings in the polls. have an outstanding shot at the Since Eastern is not consider- In'the national circuit, Craine
What was most ironic was the play of the new Wolverines, second notch in the conference. ed a very important meet, all finished third, behind Moore and
It would seem that the veterans would be the ones to come to the Perennial Big Ten and na- the inexperienced swimmers will Tennessee's Jim K e n n e d y.
fore in the early games, but just the opposite was true last night. tional powerhouse Indiana is the be given a chance to make their Craine and Kennedy presently
Old hands Wayman Britt and Steve Grote played unobtrusive probable choice to repeat as the bid for the 18 man travelling alternate as the top two divers
roles while freshman Phil Hubbard and transfer Rickey Green conference champion for the squad in the country, Craine having
stepped up and played some excellent basketball. 16th year in a row. But accord- The most nationally recog- the edge in one meter competi-
Hubbard did not look like a freshman. Though short and slim ng to Michigan assistant coach nized name on the swim team tion and Kennedy in the three
Pat Bauer, "Second is up for b meter diving.
for a center, he fought hard for position under the boards and grabs and we have the best ls senior Tom Szuba. Szuba b k
ended up with 15 rebounds. shot at it." finished a disappointing fourth ing up the nucleus of the team
In the first ten minutes, when the Wolverines were struggling Bauer pointed out a Big in the 400 individual medley in i n c u d e s junior Gordon
to get their offensive patterns flowing, Hubbard calmly held Ten second place finish will the Big Tens and sixth in the Downie, who finished first in
things together with four baskets, three of them smooth jumpers. depend not only on a good NCAA championship last year. the 200 yard freestyle in the
Green at first seemed to be trying too hard to make ,a performance by the team's aThis year, however, on the Big Ten last year.
good first impression with some of his flashy individual play. But strong swimmers, but also on basis of his Big Ten record Sophomore John Daly, a mem-
by the end of the first half he was doing it all, slapping the the guys who "come out of time in 1973, he israke d ber of the Puerto Rico swim
Y nwhre" heseon ad number [ nteconr nteam in the recent Pan-Ameni-
ball away on defense and leading a speedy fast break that was nhr e The o and this event. in
simply too quick for the Com'modores., third men will have to add I~ eet can games, finished sixth in the
Onepy th keyk fctor tha snapde d outopoints to help edge out Michi- The only jther team member Big Ten last year in the 100
One of the key factors that snapped Michigan out of its yard butterfly. With a year's1
early game lethargy was the play of subs David Baxt-.r and .....r... ......... m"m"2""" ' ' experience, Daly now figures to,
Joel Thompson. The two both finished the game with ten points j of * be a mainstay on the Michigan
on five of eight shots. W S C0I squad for a long time.
Thompson was especially impressive, canning a couple long Junior Norm Semchyshen,
jumpers and amazing the crowd on several occasions with some who was a big factor in Michi-
leaps that had the fans buzzing. Heism an Trophyg laster
On defense, his height and jumping simply scared Vandy ree finished third in the 0
out of trying anything against him. retl n ifhi h ,5
Miigandefense asa hole waseqallyooBy The Associated Press yard freestyle, will be a leading
Michigan's defense as a whole was equally good. Coaches Archie Griffin, Ohio State's small and powerful record- long distance swimmer for the
Johnny Orr and Bill Frieder expressed qualms as recently as a smashing back, became the first collegiate football player Wolverines.
week and a half ago about .teamwork on defense. But last night in history yesterday to win the coveted Heisman Trophy Robbie Helt, a junior, finished
the Wolverines played a nettlesome teamh defense that stifled all twice.
of Vandy's offensive plays. The award, symbolic of the sport's best player in any
T h e v i s i t o r s w e r e " t a k e n o u t o f t h e i r g a m e " a c c o r d i n g t o g v n y a , w s g v e o G i f n b h e D w t w t l t cS C O R E S F i d r n o l n t u e a r p r e l o d f s r a e a s ,iC u n r c g i i n o i n q a l d a c m l s m n s
h s rsee e the rgiven year, was given to Griffin by the Downtown Athletic
Frieder, and couldn't use a reportedly good fast break because Club in recognition of his unequalled accomplishments- -=
of Michigan's aggressiveness under the boards. over 5,000 yards rushing in a career and 31 consecutive NBA
The Commodores were frustrated on defense, too. Their man- games in which he gained 100 yards or more. Washington 107, Los Angeles 104
to-man wasn't working so they went to a zone in the second GRIFFIN HAD two and one-half times as many first New Orleans 103, Buffalo 96
half. Michigan methodically picked that apart with sharp pass- place votes as any other player. Running backs Chuck Houston 91, Chicago 77
ing, and got the ball inside to Hubbard so often that he might Muncie of California and Ricky Bell of Southern California a Boston 103, New York 10
ing Cleveland 91, Portland 80
have had 30 points if a few layups had gone in. were second and third, respectively. Pittsburgh tailback Seattle 101, Kansas City 90
So what did the Wolverines do wrong? Frankly, not much. Tony Dorsett was fourth and Oklahoma running back Joe St. Louis AA, Ken
I S. Luis122 Ketucky 112
They fouled a lot - 24 times - but Vanderbilt was too far Washington, third last year, was fifth in the vote of 888 NHL
behind to catch up on free throws. s.N. Y. Islanders 4, St. Louis 1
Theirfastbrea seemd rekles at tmesbut hat' sportswriters and broadcasters. ___
Their fast break seemed reckless at times, but that's : Griffin had 454 first-place votes, 167 for second and 104
to be expected with such a speedy team. The break was still s' for third for 1,800 points on a 3-2-1 counting basis.
Michigan's most effective weapon. Muncie had 145 first-place votes, 104 for second and .. U
But the good far outweighed the bad: John Robinson was 87 for third for 730 points.
his usual slippery self underneath and sneaked in 17 points; Britt MICHIGAN'S GORDON BELL finished eighth in the
was quietly effective, getting nine assists and starting the fast voting.
break" and two other frosh, Alan Hardy and Tom Staton, showed!: i :. .'":: ...':.''
a lot of potential in a few minutes playing time. -""::._--
BUT . .. now it's on to Tennessee to play the highly regarded
Volunteers. Tennessee is very, very good and the Michigan
players and coaches know it. But after last night, they're looking - -- -
forward to Saturday's game with a bit more optimism. "\____ 1 Id*
fifth in both 100 and 200 yard
backstroke events last year. He
will be an important cog in the
The leading breaststroke
competitor for Michigan will
be freshman Ric Pepper.
Coaches Stager and Bauer are
extremely impressed with this
Alan McClatchey, a transfer
student, will hopefully be an
outstanding all-purpose swim-
mer, provided eligibility require-
ments are straightened out for
the Perth, Scotland native.
Other swimmers contributing
to the Michigan cause are: Jun-
ior Fred Yawger, freshman Jim
Stewart, junior Joe Bauer, and
sophomore diver Curtis Wilson.
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