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Friday, Fobruory 27, 1976


Page Nine

Friay Ferury27,196 TE ICIGA DIL

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The new IM facilities .. .
preview of things to come



o en house boasts variety

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a
series of four articles on the two new intra-
mural buildings. This week a look at what's
Inside of the buildings.
Inside the walls of the new intramural
building being buit on the corner of Washte-
naw and North University, lurks an utterly
huge, recreational giant whose feet sink two
stories into the ground.
And, reportedly, the giant has a brother
who lives inside of the new North Campus
building being constructed, behind Bursley,
who is smaller but just as dangerous.
WHEN THESE two gants open their mouths
on July 1 and start swallowing University
personnel, their additional space will give
Michigan more i n d o o r intramural space
than anywhere else in the country, with
332,760 square feet. The Central Campus
addition is 74,000 gross square feet while the
North Campus addition is 44,000 gross square
They may not appear to be giants from
the outside, but once inside users will find
plenty of room to run around. "Going two
stories into the ground," Dr. Michael Steven-
son, head of the intramural department
says of the Central Campus building, "is
what gives us so much space."
On the main floor of the Central Campus
facility is the main gym, which is just a
touch bigger than the one in the IM Sports
Building on Hoover St.
The gym holds four college sized basket-
ball courts, or four tennis courts, or six
volleyball courts or nine badminton courts.
Suspended high above the gym floor on the
wall is about one-eighth miles worth of cork
track for joggers.
ALSO ON THE main floor are the intra-
mural and physical education offices, con-
ference rooms, the IM reception room, a
first aid room, a classy looking physical
education activity room, and the main lobby
which connects to the Washtenaw walking

On the lower levels of the Central Campus
building the intramural department will have
n i n e handball-paddleball-raquetball courts,
six squash courts with high ceilings, a mar-
tial arts room, an exercise room, a weight
training room with two universal gyms, club
snorts locker rooms, men's and women's
locker rooms, and a commons area.
In both the men's and women's locker
rooms are hot rock saunas, just like any
other country club would have.
The physical education department also
has its share of facilities on the lower part of
the building, including a gymnasium the size
of a small basketball court, two locker
rooms and two laboratory rooms.
The North Campus building will house a
gymnasium that can hold two and one-half
basketball, three badminton, three volleyball,
or one tennis courts with a tenth of a mile
track around it.
This building will add another five hand-
ball-raquetball-paddle courts and two squash
to help ease the pressure the IM department
has felt for these facilities.
FOUR MORE office rooms, another con-
ference room, and equipment room matted
for martial arts, a weight training room,
and a commons area are under the North
Campus roof also.
But the list for the little giant does not
stop here. The smaller building will also
have a pool and a fenced off patio area to
counter the Margaret Bell Pool which is
attached to the Central Campus IM building.
FINALLY, THE building will have men's
and women's locker rooms with, you guessed
it, separate saunas.
Enough for you? Possibly, but the IM de-
partment feels, "We still won't have more
facilities than what we will use."
But let's face it: two new friendly giants
are better than none.
Next week, the Daily will sum up the situa-
tion the new buildings put Michigan's IM
department in.

The 45th annual Open House
Program was held last night in
the IM Sports Building. There
were numerous activities held
throughout the night including
frisbee throwing, table tennis,
tae kwon do, and even some
folk dancing.
However, the main attractions
of the evening were the chain-
pionship basketball games.
IN THE Independent Division
championship, the Miami Ex-1
press nipped the Splinters 50-49.1
The Express, a team consisting
of Wolverine football players of
the past and future, won the
game on a Jim Smith free throw
with 19 seconds remaining.
After a see-saw battle for
three quarters, S m i t h, Mike
Holmes, Dave Gallagher, and
Jim Betts helped the Expresst
break away to a ten point lead'

with only 3:45 showing on the sparked the Oxymorons to their
clock. However, the Splinters come from behind victory. Gray
failed to play dead and cut their Gilfillan scored 28 points to pace
deficit to one point, and had the winners.
possession of the ball with five!

k J
I .

Residence Stars was a blocked
shot by Tom Seabron. On a two-
on-one fast break. Seabron re-
jected a lay-up, and his outlet
pass resulted in a basket by
Hicks connected on four cru-
cial free throws in the final

minute to seal the victory.
Hicks and Pickens led a bal-
anced scoring attack with 16
and 12 points respectively. Mike
Brielmaier of Wenley House
chipped in with 11. Tim Jones
paced the Fraternity scoring
attack with 12 points.

seconds left.
The Splinters failed to get aI
shot off in the waningtseconds
partly due to the fact that they
were only playing with four
men. Four other Splinters, in-
cluding ex-Wolverine cagers Don
Johnston and Howard Comstock,
were eliminated on fouls..
SMITH LED the winners with
18 points, while Kent Storey tal-
lied 13 for the losers
The Co - Recreation Division
championship went to the Oxy-
morons who toppled the C.B.A.

In the Wom en's Division1
championship, Couzens Exiles
rolled past A'Maizin Blue 48-27.1
The Exiles were only up by six
at the intermission but their
lead was never seriously threat-
ened in the second stanza. Mary
Pratt and Bev Sansone led the
scoring brigade with 13 points
each for the Exiles.
THE FINAL game of the eve-r
ning paired off the Residence
Hall All Stars against the Fra-
ternity All Stars. The Residence
Stars started out. quickly and
opened up a 13-8 lead.

EDITOR'S NOTE: "Point Blank" is a new feature of The Daily
sports page. we will answer as many readers' questions as possible
and publish the answers as space permits. Address your questions
to the Michigan Daily sports Department, 420 Maynard St.
Whatever happened to freshman hockey player John
Wayman (No. 22) from Quebec? Is he injured? I wondered


67-61i. Tne Oxymorons trailedby However, the Frat Stars dom- because he hasn't played in the last few games.
a53terscore entering the fourth iated both the second and A CONCERNED FAN
third quarters and built up a DAN FARRELL ANSWERS: "We've got six defensemen
Twenty consecutive unanswer- 40-30 cushion heading into the and he's just not playing at the level of the other six. Last year,
ed points in the final period final quarter. our freshmen weren't playing that much either, but this year's
In the final session, the Resi- sophomores are playing a lot."
dence Stars turned the tables I wonder if Johnny Orr is considering using a double post
F...and outscored the Fratmen by in the NCAAs against big teams like UCLA, North Carolina,
a decisive 26-12 count. and Indiana, especially since Tom Bergen has played with
F - - such poise and experience? GARY C., ANN ARBOR


Pickens spearheaded the rally JOHNNY ORR ANSWERS: "We've been very successful with
with their hot outside shooting. what we've got, so we won't make any changes like that. We'll
Both of these players have been make some changes, but nothing major. The starters we use are
teammates on the Residence our best defensive players. We've been at a height disadvantage
past tw ors. p s uadyfr s r Hefor a long time, but our quickness and speed takes away the dis-
and Pickens led Adams House advantage.
to the title, and this year played What high school big men is Michigan going after?
a key role in winning the cham- JOHNNY ORR ANSWERS: "We're going after some of the
pionship for Michigan House. best big men in-the country. That list includes Stuart House from
However, the one play that Detroit Denby, Ed Scheuermann of Pittsburgh, Ricky Brown of
triggered the comeback for the I Atlanta and Steve Krafcisin of Oak Lawn, Illinois."

Wolverine women cagers
blast past Adrian, 64-55

The Michigan women's basket-
ball team downed a tough Ad-
rian team last night 64-5 Sin
Adrian. The Wolverines were
led by Melinda Fertig, who
netted 33 points while displaying!
tough defense and good hustle.
The Wolverines had trouble
stopping the consistent outside!
shooting of Adrian College's
Bea Briggs and Laurie Spots.
Briggs poured in 22 points for
the Bulldogs, most of them!
coming from the 20 to 25 foot
Adrian pulled out to a quick
12-6 lead with outstanding
shooting and complete control
of the defensive boards. The
Wolverines, however, fought
back spurred by the aggres-
sive play of Jackie Boyden
and held a slim 28-26 half
time lead.
Michigan came out with a full
court press to start the second!
half and increased its lead to
34-26, but was forced to abandon
it because of foul trouble.

ing five times while making! only 5:03 remaining. Sims and
seemingly flawless drives to the Fertig then combined to score!
basket. Adrian was equally ten of their 51 points to pull
troubled with three second vio- away for good.
lations. aa frgod

Briggs hit on three long shots
from the left corner in rapid suc-
cession to tie the score at 38-38
with 13 minutes remaining.

"I thought we were in it until
abut four minutes were left,"
c o m m'e n t e d Bulldog coach
Nancy Wilson, "but after that
I knew we were done."

From there the lead chang- der igan coach Carmel Br:
ed hands with each possession. de as plean ie r
Fertig kept Michigan in the teams performance. "Our full!
gamewithquic stels trn-court press worked well. I think
game with quick steals turn- that wa he unn atri
ing into easy lay-ups, while the turning factor in
Lori Spotts sank five of six the game, she said. Fertig
shots at the foul line and made was outstanding. I also thought
some fine assists to pace the Jackie Boyden played especially
Bulldogs well even though she only had
B six points."
The scrappy Adrian team kept Michigan's next contest is
up with the fast Michigan of- against Big Ten rival North-
fense and found themselves western, Saturday at 6:00 p.m.
down by only one to the heavily in Crisler Arena.
favored Wolverine cagers with
NHL U aVlCares
Boston 4, St. Louis 2
N.Y. Islanders 2, Kansas City 2
Detroit 1, California 1 READ and USE3
Buffalo 5, Toronto 2 DAILY CLASSIFIEDS I
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with turnovers. Michigan's Ly-
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