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Page Eight THE MICHI(~AN L)AILY Wednesday, april I, r~'o

Page Eight


e nes ay, April ,




coaches seele

big man

games. Our recruits in general
were excited about us and were

A coach's work is never done- rooting for us . unless, of
Just ask the Michigan basket-; course, they're also thinking
ball staff. about going to Indiana."
Instead of resting on their Michigan plans to give out
NCAA second place laurels, the three or four scholarships thisj
Wolverine coaches are busy year-and the coaches hope two
trying to sign some high school of them will go to a big center
talent to keep Michigan's new- and a top-notch guard. They
found winning tradition going would like a legitimate "big
strong for the next few years. man" (at least 6-9) to help out
"We're looking o add a big -or even replace-6-7 Phil Hub-
sma and coachuBill sied asbard, who played very well at
dcenter this year but may be of
yesterday before heading for muore use at forward.
Lansing with the otherm
coaches and team members Looking a couple of years;
to receive special recognition ahead, the coaches would also
from the state legislature. like to land a good guard.
Yesterday was officially pro- Michigan's starting guards,
c I a i m e d "University of Steve Grote and R i c k e y
Michigan Basketball Day" by Green, will graduate next
the congressmen. year, so the team needs some
Michigan's success in the na- depth behind present back-ups
tional tournament "should have. Dave Baxter and Tom Staton.
a good effect on our recruiting," Frieder and assistant coach
according to Frieder, whose ex- Jim Boyce spent last weekend
ploits and accomplishments in watching all-star games: the
that field are almost- legend- Washington Capital game and
ary. "We've been able to keep the Dapper Dan Classic in Pitts-
up with our recruiting despite! burgh - two of the most pres-'
playing all those tournament tigious of the many high-school
In Chances Are's
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all-star games. Two players at
the top of Michigan's recruiting
list - Ricky Brown and Darrell'
Griffith - were named co-
MVP's of the Washington con-
Here is the current, narrow-
ed-down recruiting list:

gan had the inside track on'
him, but Washington State (of
all schools) has recently mus-
cled in and now has the best
0 Steve Krafcisin: Another 6-
10 center, from C. J. Kupec's
hometown, Oak Lawn, Illinois.

"We are looking to add a big man and a
-Bill Frieder
0 Ricky Brown: A 6-10 cen- Very aggressive and a good re-
ter from Atlanta. Playing style bounder. All-American.
similar to Hubbard - seems to Ed Scheuermann: A sharp-
be in the right place at the right shooting 6-10 center from Pitts-
time. Good runner. Probably burgh. Great shooter for his
going to Michigan or Kentucky, size. Has narrowed his choices
though Mississippi State is in to Michigan, Pittsburgh or an
the running because his parents ACC team. All-American.
are from Mississippi. On every- 0 Glen Grunwald: 6-8 for-
body's All-America list. ward from East Leyden, Illi-
* Stuart House: Detroit nois. Two - year all-American
Denby's All-American. A 6-10 who can, according to all the
center called by some the best scouts, "do it all." Michigan
big prospect in the country. has only an outside chance of
Has potential to be one of the signing him.
Sgreatest players to come out 0 Darrell Griffith: Perhapsj
eof thestate. Excellent shooter the best all-around player in
and jumper, surprisingly well- the country. 6-4 forward from
built for his height Not very Louisville who can board, shoot

and ball-handle. Is considering
Louisville, Kentucky, Cincinna-
ti and Maryland along with
Michigan. Michigan has as
good a shot as any of landing
" Jim Ellinghausen: For-
ward from nearby Plymouth
who is good but would need
some work his first year at
* Rich Branning: A guard
from Huntington Beach, Calif.
who can shoot, penetrate and
pass well. "Team leader" type
player who, if he leaves the
west coast, will go to Notre
Dame, Kansas or Michigan.
0 Dave Colscott: 6-1 guard
from Marion, Ind. who has led
his team to state championship
twice in a row. Kind of winner
Michigan looks for (four of the
Wolverine starters were on high
school state champ teams).
Like Branning, a skinny, "point
guard" type. Very quiet, good
outside shooter. Michigan has
a good chance for him.
* Brian Walker: Steve Grote-
type player from Lebanon, Ind.
Not a great outside threat, but
is aggressive, a hard worker,
and good passer.


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'Warfileld likspat
returns to Cleveland
By The Associated Press Modell then admitted: "I had
CLEVELAND - Wide receiv- hoped to have in uniform be-
er Paul Warfield, who was with- fore the Washington Redskins'
in six hours of signing with game here last October. Would-
Cleveland a year ago, is back n't the crowd have loved that
home with the Browns. when he was introduced before
Warfield, a veteran of 11 sea- the game?"
sons in the National Football But Pete Rozelle, the NFL
League, signed a three-year- commissioner, spoiled that at-
contract yesterday with the tempt to get Warfield back into
team he left in a controversial a Cleveland uniform by slapp-
1970 trade. ing a moratorium on the sign-
ART MODELL, owner of the ing of players from the defunct
Browns and the man who dealt World Football League.
Warfield to Miami for the WARFIELD holds the Browns'
draft choice that turned out to single - season record of 1,067
be quarterback Mike Phipps, yards in receptions, set in 1968.
was beaming at the announce- He worked with Frank Ryan in
ment of the signing. his previous tour at Cleveland
"There is no question in my ; and was a favorite target of
mind Paul can play for three Bob Griese at Miami, although
years," he said. "He's a sup- the Dolphins were a ground-of-
perbly conditioned athlete." fense oriented team.

AP Photo
MICHIGAN basketball coach Johnny Orr is shown here with state represenative Bobby Crim,
Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, in a special state Senate and House tribute
to Michigan cagers of 1975-76. Orr and his team were on hand as the House passed a special
resolution saluting the coach and his team. Crim'was lavish in his praise of Orr, calling him
"the winningest coach in history."

Ne (men

face Hurons







Qlrich'Is 5th nnual

By BOB MILLER the kids that can stay close,
'7 e, T t with them." Nemeth also added!
The 67th men's Big Ten te- that his team's season record
nis season is underway, and is misleading.j
Michigan is seeking its ninth "We played some powerfuli
straight conference title. Today teams on our trip down south.1
the defending champions will LSU for one, they are compar-J
meet Eastern Michigan in the able to Michigan, also Tulane
first of five straight home ap- and Minnesota."
learances. Nemeth is hoping that the1
Wolverine coach Brian, Eisner Hurons can catch the Wolverines
will attempt to use all of his looking ahead. Michigan must'
players against the Hurons. play the Gophers on Friday,
Eastern, 5-6 on the year, will and Nemeth knows that Min-
counter with some potent play- nesota, along with OSU, has the
ers of its own. best shot at dethroning the
EMU coach Ron Nementh has yMaize and Bhle.
a less experienced squad than Another obstacle f a c i n g}
the one that lost to Michigan Michigan is nice weather.
last year, featuring one senior, Eisner and his charges have
four sophomores and a fresh- been practicing outdoors for
man. only two days. If the weather
The senior is Cornell Bal- is agreeable, the match will
lard, EMU's top player for the be played outside at 2:30, as
last three years. Eisner is well scheduled.
aware of Ballard's ability, But, should the weather be-
commenting that, "he has a come inclement, the two teams
lot of power, and he always will move inside to the Track
plays well against us." Bal- Tennis Building. "Playing out-
lard will be paired with Michi- doors would be a definite ad-
gnn's Jeff Etterbeek. vantage," said Nemeth. "Michi-
In the number one singles gan is used to indoor surfaces,
event, sophomore Brian Lambert and we aren't."
will square off against Eric In one respect, both teams are
Friedler in a first singles match similar in that they do not field
that should produce some excel- veteran teams. Eisner realizes
lent tennis.
EMU's lineup will have Bal-
lard at second singles, Jeff Cog-
ginsat third, and Bob Bracci
playing in the number four spot
"We're not awed by Michi ByReuter
gan," said Nemeth, "we have PARIS - Lord Killanin, presi-

that "we lost too many from
last year." A critical point this
year for Michigan could be in-
juries. Eisner noted that he
woild have to "improvise" if
he loses any key performers.
By using all of his players
against Eastern Michigan, Eis-
ner will get a chance to look at
how each person reacts to actual
rame conditions.
Eisner admits he knows little
rboit EMU, but quipped that
"we don't know how good any-
ove is until we play them."
Tha Hurons will be shooting
fr the ton of the Mid-American
ronfzreee this year. Nemeth
relisti'ally olaces them fifth,
behind the strong Western Michi-
gan, and young Miami of Ohio
clnbs. "We just have to play
wall each time otit and we'll do
all right," said Nemeth. "Our
southern trip has us prepared for
the rest of the season."
As for Eisner, now in his sixth
year as head tennis coach, his
teams have finished on the top
of the conference each year.
When this fact was brought up,
Eisner ended the interview by
saying, "First place is all I've
known, and all I ever want to
Who can argue with that?

Rackham Student Government
announces that
there is one vacant student seat
on the
This board is the executive body which governs
the graduate school. All Rackham students are
eligible to apply now through April 9 in the
RSG office, 2006 Rackham Bldg. A two-year
commitment is expected.

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dent of the International Olym-
pic Committee (IOC), said here
today he is absolutely conviced
the Montreal Olympic Games
will go ahead as planned in July.
I AM more optimistic now
possibly than I was when the
games were awarded to Mont-
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were originally planned. I think
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the Quebec Government minis-
ter who heads the Olympic in-
stallations board now overseeing
the construction of the main
stadium and other Olympic
CONTINGENCY plans to re-
place permanent seating in the
main stadium with temporary
seats would now probably not be
needed he said. "I am confi-
dent we can put in permanent
seating everywhere," he said.
Asked about security, Dr.
Goldbloom said the measures
envisaged "covered all the pos-
sibilities we can think of."
Robert Normand, the Quebec
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that 16,000 men from local, pro-
,vincial and federal police forces
and the armed forces would take
part in the security operations.

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