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Sundry, December 7, 1975


Page, Seven

Sunday, December 7, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY




del ers


Cagers' comeback falls short,
Tennessee wins thriller, 82-81

Goal explosion helps skaters
roar past Michigan State, 8-4

By ANDY GLAZER exchanging a missed layup for
Special To The Daily a missed Michigan jump shot,
KNOXVILLE-The Tennessee Tennessee's M i k e Jackson
Volunteers broke quickly, hit- scored to seemingly put the
ting their first seven shots, then game out of reach at 78-71..
withstood a furious Michigan THE WOLVERINES t h e n
comeback to edge the Wolver- started their final furious come-
ines 82-81 here last night before back.
a screaming capacity crowd of With 2:28 left freshman cen-
13,100. ter Phil Hubbard, who scored
Johnny Robinson's layup with 25 and played all 40 minutes, hitI
four seconds remaining pulled on a drive to close it 7$-73.
he Wolverines to within one at Steve Grote hen followed with'
82-81. Following the foul on the a drive for two and after an in-
ensuing inbounds play, Tennes- tercepted pass Green brough
see's Ernie Grunfeld missed the the ball up court and was foul-
first of a one-and-one, but the ed. The Vols were over the lim-
ball bounced harmlessly to the it, and Green went to the line
eft side of the court as the for a one and one-and missed.
clock ran out. Buoyed by the break the Vols
rushed downcourt only to almost
THE LEFT side had been em- lose the ball through fine defen-
tied in an attempt by Michigan, sive pressure by Hubbard. But
hich had no time outs left, to Bernard King picked up the
have two men down court in loose ball and scored with 1:42

the event of a miss.
The minutes leading up to
Grunfeld's miss were no less
Soon after a soaring rebound
basket by Joel Thompson with
rour and one half minutes left,
Vichigan guard Ricky Green cut
nside for a layup that would
ave tied the game. But Green
rissed, and Grunfeld broke
lowncourt and made a three-
,oint play to give the Vols a
76-71 lead.
It took the Wolverines almost
full minute to get off a shot
n their ensuing possession.
ven that was forced, and after

left to. make it 80-75.
Twelve seconds later Grote
missed on a one-and-one.
THE VOLS continued to keep a
"safe' margin when with 50
seconds left, point-guard John
Darden made the first of a
Following his, missed second
shot the Wolverines came down
court-and lost the ball. On the'
inbounds play Tennessee went
in to Grumfeld who was poked
in the eye by an unidentified el-
He dropped the ball, Hubbard
picked it up and fed it into
Wayman Britt for a lay up mak-

ing the score 81-77.
With only 26 seconds left, the
defensive pressure that had
keyed the Michigan comeback
paid one more divident-when
the Vols were unable to inbound
the ball in the allotted five
Tigers trade
The Houston Astros and
Detroit Tigers completed a
seven - player trade yester-
day, with the Tigers receiv-
ing catcher Milt May and
left - handed pitchers Dave
Roberts and Jim Crawford.
In return, Houston ac-
quired outfielder Leon Rob-
erts, catcher Terry Hum-
phrey and pitchers Gene
Pentz and Mark Lemongello.
HUBBARD took advantage of
the break with a jumper from
the key. Tennessee tried to fast
break and Jackson succeeded in
drawing Britt's fifth personal
Jackson made the first and
missed the second, leading to
Robinson's fast break layup. But
the bad bounce on the free
throw finished the Wolverines.
The Vols had moved to a 45-35
halftime lead on the strength of
65 per cent shooting, and despite
excellent play by Michigan.
"They, had a hot start, which,
happens a lot at home," said
Steve Grote. "They just shot ex-
ceptionally, and there isnt a lot
you can do about that."
Bernard King, Tennessee's 6-7
All-American sophomore for-
ward led that early charge with
17 points-most of which came
before Hubbard started fronting
him and trying to deny him the
"Hubbard showed his poise out
there," said Michigan coach
John Orr. "We've got some
poised basketball players who
have been to the NCAA, but
Hubbard's showing hes as poised
as anyone we have."
THE VOLS started quickly in
the second half, bursting. out to
a 55-39 lead with 16: 49* left.,

Special To The Daily
EAST LANSING-A five goal
blitz in the third period vaulted
Michigan's hockey team to an
8-4 triumph over Michigan State
here last night.
Rob Palmer, Pat Hughes,
Dave Debol, Kris Manery and
Dan Hoene all scored for the
Wolverines in the final stanza.
The goals brought Michigan
back from three early deficits.
BEFORE THE third period
Angie Moretto had been Mich-
igan's total offense. He scored
the first three goals for the,
Wolverines to register his sec-I
ond hat trick of the season.
"Moretto was just super out
there tonight," said Michigan
coach Dan Farrell after the
game. "He played the type of
game he's so good at-hanging
around the slot and knocking In
Pat Hughes also played ex-
tremely well for the Wolverines.
His third period goal came after
he had already garnered three
"It was probably his (Hughes)
best game of the year," saidI
Farrell, "at least since the
Olympic game. But a lot of the
guys were playing-well tonight.
All four lines saw a lot of action
and our superior conditioning
really s h o w e d in the last
For two periods last night it
appeared as if the Spartans
were going to live up to their
number one ranking.
LESS THAN three minutes in-
to the game the Spartans took
advantage of a Robbie Moore
mistake to get the game's first
goal. Moore skated out of his
net to retrieve a puck deep in
the corner. However, his at-
tempted pass behind the goal
'was intercepted by Tom Ross

who centered the puck to Bren- and, therefore, will give the
don Moronev, guys a lift."
Moore was unable to regain Indeed, a record crowd of
position and Moroney fired it in 6,605 at Munn Arena tried their
from ten feet out. best all night to shout the Wol-.
Moretto, w h o totaled five verines into submission. By the
points for his night's work, tied end of the game Michigan's po-
the game up as he knocked a , tent attack had turned things
rebound off the stick of Pat around and the fans quietly filed
Hughes. out.
Moroney and Moretto then
traded goals before the ubiquit- Revenge !
ous Ross put the Spartans ahead FIRST PERIOD
on a power play goal with just SCORING: 1. MSU, Maroney
over two minutes remaining in (Sturges, Ross), 2:28; 2. MICH -
ver two mMoretto (Hughes), 6:22; 3. MvS-
the period. Maroney (Ross, Sturges), 7:05; 4.
PLAY IN the second period MICH. - Moretto (Hughes, Way
tightened up considerably. John man), 14:25; 5. MSU - Ross (Kolp,
Rice), 17:51.
Sturges gave the Spartans a, penalties: Rce, ies: au Cogh
two-goal lead after 14 minutes (tripping), 3:35; 2. MICH--Natale
as he tipped in a drive from: (holding), 8:20; 3. MICH-McCa-
Doug Counter. But Moretto kept hill (high sticking), 11:50; 4. MICH
Michigan in the game as he - Miller (butting), 16:21.
scored his third goal less than SCORING: 6. MSU - Sturges
a minute later. (counter), 13:58; 7. MICH-Moret-
The period was marked by an to (T. Lindskog, Hughes), 15:11.
almost constant march to the w PENALTIES: 5. MSU-C-up (el-
penalty box. Nine penalties were bowing) 4:02; 6. MICH - Hu es
called including seven that re- IBolon (slashing), 5:23; 8. Heaslit
siIted from mere fights.bBut (highstick), 11:05; 9. MICH - D.
Michigan dlid a superb job of Lindskog (slashing, roughing), 14:47;
holding the vaunted Michigan 110. MSU - Johnson (roughing).
State oe play.te hg 14:47; 11. MICH. - Natale, (trip-
State power play. pine), 15:31; 12. MSU - Coughlin
"It's hard to understand some (holding), 19:02.
of the calls the officials made THIRD PERIOD
in this series," said Farrell It SCORING: 8. MICH - Palmer (T.
seems, as if they're overly can Lindskog, D. Lindskog), 6:39; 9.
tises swhen these two teams MICH - Hughes (Moretto), 7:54:
10. MICH. - DeBol (Manery). 15:55;
play. It's the only series that s . MICH - Manery (Kawa, T.
like that." I Lindskog), 17:14; 12. MICIH - H10-
THE TWO-GAME split, Mich- ene (Moretto, Fox) 19:23.
. s THE TofthesesontlMfthIPENALTIES: 13. MSU, Moroney
igan's fourth of the season, left (tripping), 4:00; 14. MICH - Fox
them with a 6-4 record in the (tripping), 4:29; 15.. ThISU - Colp,
WCHA. Last night's victory was (slashing), 5:19; 16. MICH ' , -T.
particularly important in light MsU-skMoroney(highstick)59; 17
of their up-coming schedule.- 118. MICH. - D. Lindskog (miscon-
As Farrell noted, "We play duct), 14:59.
four league games in a row on SAVES
the road now. We really needed ore 13 7 5
this one to stay in the thick of Mersica 16 13 25
the race. Also winning in East ATTENDANCE: 6605
Lansing is particularly difficult

Volunteers revolt

~rMt 4-12 0-0 1
obinson 9-12 2-2 6
lubbard 11-18 3-5 8
'rote 3-6 0-1 2
treen 6-14 0-1 3
hompson 3-10 0-0 5
3axter 2-4 0-0 2
Team 4
reotal 38-76 5-9 31
TruuveId 10-18 2-4 5



King' 13-16 1-1 13
Ashworth 3-5 0-4 8
Jackson 8-11 6-9 2
Darden 2-3 1-2 0
Finestone 0-0 0-0 1
Crosby 0-3 0-0 1
Brykalskl 0-0 0-0 2
Chatman 0-0 0-0 0
Team 4
Total 36-56 10-20 36
Score by Quarters
Tennessee 45


- 81
-- 82

AP Photo
VOLNTEER Terry Crosby (30) goes high fora rebound
over Michigan forward Wayman Britt (32) in action from
last night's basketball game in Knoxville. The Wolverine
forward came up with eight points to add to the Michigan
total that came one short of rallying to tie Tennessee. Michi-
gan's next game in Wednesday night when it hosts South

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full court




The Wolverines then
the burst that was to set
wild finish, following an
to Darden. "That was t'
to their comeback," saie
Y * nessee coach Ray Mlears.
Young W ol erines " . " out Darden we didn't hav,
body to run the offense."
Darde ~ijCddnt ha
hold poise Michigan scored ten st
points - Grote, then Rot
By RICH LERNER thenbGreen, then two free
VER THE OPTIMIST, Michigan basketball coach Johnny Orr by Hubbard, and theng
found a silver lining to the cloud of defeat that hung over his within six
Wolverines last night.D
"I was proud of the way we held our poise," Orr said. "They Dardenretured teams
could've blown us right out of the gym. This is the time to find traded baskets until the
aut what kind of team we have, and we got a team that's going finish.
o battle all the way."-
Tennessee raced into the lead from the opening tip, hit-
ting its first seven shots. Eight and a half minutes into the.
game the Volunteers had opened up a fourteen point lead,
with postman Bernard King accounting for thirteen points LI r--

The Michigan swim team
opened its season yesterday with
an easy 78-35 victory over East-
ern Michigan. After the first two
events, Michigan was out in
front by a 16-0 margin, and
there was no doubt as to who
would capture the meet.
A sweep of the 40 Medley
relay by the Maize and Blue
tankers in Warner Natatorium
started the afternoon off. The
first team composed of Robbie
Helt, Eric Pepper, Tom Szuba}
and Norm Semchyshen finished

with a time of 3:40.4.
Exactly three seco
the other relay teamf
Arbor finished. This s
sisted of Joe Havran, J
Fred Yawger and Bria
The only Warner Po
broken in the meet
the next event, the 1
style. Wolverine G
Downie finished withg
9:49.8 to breakP
State's Greg Forma
of 10:00.2 which had1
the day before.
Following Downie,

orback stun

The bruising 6-7 sophomore put on an awesome display, hit-
ting on thirteen of sixteen shots and totaling 27 points in Ten-
nessee's 82 to 81 victory.
However, the young Wolverines did not yield to the tremen-'
ous pressure before the vocal sellout crowd of 13,100.
"You have a tendency to try and catch up all at once when
ou're down," Orr said. "But you can't do that, you just have to
eep pecking away, pecking away."
Trailing 55 to 39 with 16:49 remaining in the game, Michigan
ut the Tennessee lead to only two points with 9:40 left, 63 to 61.
Volunteer playmaker Johnny Darden was out of the game
for much of that stretch with a slightly sprained ankle, and
Ricky Green and Steve Grote's pressure defense forced
Darden's harried substitute Jerry Finestone, into losing the
ball several times, enabling the Maize and Blue to close the
With captain Wayman Britt, the only senior on the tenman
aveling squad, on the bench for the much of the second half
foul trouble, Michigan's inexperienced players demonstrated
ey have the poise necessary to withstand the pressure they will
ce throughout the season.
Freshman center Phil Hubbard played the entire 40 minutes
or the Blue hitting for 35 points and grabbing eight rebounds.
ter having problems with all-American King, early in the
ame, the 6-7 rookies fronted the New Yorker, and prevented +
im from getting the ball.
"He had as much poise as anybody, we played him forty min-
tes," Orr marveled. "I kept saying, 'can you hang in there a
ttle longer Phil."'
noT +a ta noE


By The Associated Press
termined Arkansas stormed into
the Cotton Bowl yesterday with
a shocking 31-6 victory over1
second-ranked Texas A&M be-
hind quarterback Scott Bull's
surprise aerial blitz and tiny
Teddy Barne s' incredible touch-
down pass reception.
Arkansas' victory threw the i
Southwest Conference champion-l
ship into a final three-way tie
with the Aggies and Texas. I
The 18th-ranked Razorbacksl
advanced to the Cotton Bowl
opposite Georgia because A&M

and Texas had made more re-
cent appearances in the NewI
Year's Day classic.
The previously unbeaten Ag-
gies, now 10-1, received a con-
solation prize with a Liberty
Bowl berth against Southern
Barnes, a 5-foot-9 senior, lit
the fire that destroyed A&M's
impregnable defense with a
leaping catch of a 28-yard pass
from Bull with just 34 seconds
left in the first half to give Ar-
kansas a 7-0 intermission lead.
Barnes made the reception be-
tween A&M defenders Lester

Hayes and Jackie Will
it seemed to throw th
No. 1-ranked defense i
Arkansas rolled up
points in the second h
rifled a 35-yard pass
end Doug Yoder tos
seven-yard touchdown
freshman Micheal Fo
Defensive end John
dors recovered an A&
to put the Razorbacks
tion for Steve Little'.
field goal late in f
On A&M's next p
Meadors realized aI

Michigan complete control of in the backstroke by one-tenth of
gds later the 1000 was Jim Stewart and a second. In the individual med-
from Ann Joe Bauer. Downie also finished ey, Szuba was followed by Bob
quad con- first in the 500 freestyle with a Bauman and Tom Roos.
Josh Luce, 4:53.9 time. Sophomore Brian Wylie had
nn Wylie. The other events that the an excellent day. He finished
ol record Blue tankers swept were the first in the 200 freestyle, see-
came in 200 backstroke and the 200 in- ond in the 100 freestyle, along!
000 free- dividual medley. Acting captain with his participation in the
o r d o n Tom Szuba finished first in the second place 400 medley relay
a time of backstroke, being clocked at team.
Michigan 2:00.4. Following him were Rob- Freshman Ric Pepper Awas,
n's time bie Helt and Joe Havran. also successful in helping the
been set Szuba, who also finished first Blue cause. He placed first in
in the 200 individual medley, the 200 breaststroke, third in
to give missed the Warner pool record the 50 yard freestyle and was
on the first place 400 medley
ON 28-26 ra noachDick Kimball's
squad contributed to the 78
Michigan points. In the one
meter competition, senior Don
A ggies raine arnessed 296.3 points tol
finish first.
iballrwas very pleasad with
liams and dream when he chased down freshman Matt Chelich. Chelich,
e nation's quarterback David Shipman's who was a high scvioal All- .
nto shock. fumble and pounced on it in the American 'for four years, per-
24 more end zone for a touchdown that formed well in his first college
half. Bull put the game out of reach at meet. He captured first in the
to tight 24-0. three meter dives and thirin
set up a Meadors corralled A&M's the one meter dives. The scor-
n run by 'ninth fumble of the day with ing was 269.25 and 265.6.
rrest. less than two minutes to play Wrestlers strong
nie Mea- to Bull the opportunity for his YPSILANTI-Fresh off their
M fumble four-yard touchdown run that 26-8 victory over the Ohio UJni-
s POS made it 3-6. versity Bobcats, the Wolverine
33-y rd1The deepest Aggie penetration matmen traveled to Ypsilanti
he t in the first half was to the Ar- to compete in the Michigan Col-
kansas seven-yard line where legiate Tournament. The squad
ossession, ony Franklin missed a 22-yard gave a strong performance, fin-
ne field goal. ishing second overall.
* * * Individual champions for the
Maize and Blue were standoutj
id * Wildcats hit finals freshman Mark Churella, at 150
'vI pounds, and 177 pound junior
WICHITA FALLS, Tex. - Mark Johnson, the Michigan
Northern Michigan quarterback team captain.
ay Steve Mariucci passed for two Among other high finishers-
1G touchdowns and ran for another for the Wolverines were: in,
in the second quarter to lead second place, Amos Goodlow
the Wildcats past Livingston (134), and Harold King (190).
nior cate- University 28-26 in the fifth an- In third place: Rich -Valley
nual Pioneer Bowl yesterday.
Diane Ur-":_>:_ ::..::_:.... r.: ::.::;:
ine Uoe- The victory sends Northern
ribbon. Michigan to the NCAA Divi- S
reuibed sion II football championship
game next Saturday against COLLEGE BASKETBALL
ning posi- Western Kentucky in the Ca- Tennessee 82, MICHIGAN 81I
vig com- melia Bowl at Sacremento,Eastern Michigan 85, Michigan St. 79
n a scale California. Iowa 97 tern 86, Ohio U. 62
Califrnia Iow 97,N.E. Louisiana 871
iiunos o~ New ~X1C tjr .IJT

(142), and Jim Speer (167).
Following behind them was
John Ryan in fourth place, an-
other 177 pounder.
Coach Johaiinesen was pleased
by his team's fine showing,
praising his men for "a pretty
good job considering five of our
starters are out."
Indiana State became this
year's tournament champion to-
talling 87 points to the Wol-
verines 77/. Central Michigan
took third place honors with 614
points, ahead of Grand Valley
with 531/2 and Ball State's 34 .
Wrestlers from the tri-state re-
gion participated in the day
long event.
The grapplers' next action is
against the Nittany Lions on
December 12, at Penn State.
take 7th
Michigan's woman's gymnas-
tics team finished seventh in
the second annual Big Ten Wo-
men's gymnastics tournament,
this weekend at Bloomington,
Indiana. It was the first com-
petition ever for the young Wol-
verine squad which formed this
The tumblers amassed 76.3
points in their seventh place
finish. Eight teams completed
in the tournament. Top perform-
ers for Michigan included Dot
Summers, 8th in floor exercise,
Laura Ross and Lisa Prokurat
in vaulting, and Sandy Burak
and Linda Laatch on the bal-
ance beam.
Illinois won the tournament
with a score of 102.55 points.;
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sync hros control invitatiol

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Michigan's fast break could not be untracked throughout
most of the game. However, a fast break is impossible if one
an't control the defensive boards. And Michigan could hardly
ontrol the boards when Tennessee was making nearly all their
;hots. The Volunteers ripped the cords for a .628 percentage in
he first half and a .684 rate in the second half.
"They shot fantastic, I can't believe some of those shots,"
Orr said. "Every shot they put up, went in. And they
weren't making easy shots. We were right on top of them.

Special To The Daily
ROCHESTER-The Michigan women's swim
team proved they have the material to go far
this season, by crushing Oakland University,
97-34, yesterday.
Three swimmers, Cris DenHerder, Laura Ad-
amson, and atie McCulley, qualified for the
AIAW national collegiate chamiponships during
the meet, the first of the season. In addition,
McCulley qualified for AAU nationals.
"I WAS VERY happy with everyone's per-
formance," said head coach Stu Isaac.
Four new team records were set: one by
hakstroker DenHerder. two by freestyler Mc-

Neu placed first in the junior and ser
gories respectively.
In the novice category Michigan's T
ban was edged out by Eastern's Debb
mainen and took home a second place
Each swimmer was judged on three
and three optional synchronized swimn
tions. Judging follows the pattern in div
petition, where performers are rated o
from 1 to 10.
"WE PERFORMED real well toda
coach Joyce Lindeman, "but we were
team competing that has varsity st,
have more pool time than the other thre

ay," said
the only
atus. We
ae schools

Behind Mariucci's guidance Wisconsn 88, Chicago Loyola 73
the Wildcats overcame a 10 Minnesota 74, North Dakota 60
point deficit by scoring a Pion- Purdue 90, w. Virginia 79
neer Bowl record 28 points in s. Caroinna 80, Oklahoma 59
Vanderbilt 106, Holy Cross 91
the second period. Baylor 84, Cleveland St. 68
.i n .a Syracuse 90, Pittsburgh 80
.I~ivingston, trailing 28-16 at1 Cinnati 96, 5. Florida 75


St. John's N.Y. 91, Davidson 79
Texas A&M 127, Houston Baptist 80
Santa Clara 93, Memphis St. 86
llsdale 107, Siena Heights 84
Butler 67. Indiana St. 64
N. Carolina 88. Virginia Tech 75
Dayton 95.Biscayne 68
N. C. St. 111, UNC-Ashville 60
Arkansas 31, Texas A&M 6
NCAA Div. II Semis
N. Michigan 28, Livingston 26
w. Kentucky 14, New Hampshire 3
NCAA Div. III Finals

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