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BL UE DR UBS 2ND-PLACE TIGERS, 10-5

Explosis
By GARY LEVY
The Michigan icers captured round
e of the battle for second place in the
WCHA last night in a scoring duel, out-
scoring Colorado College 10-5 before
5,050 fans at Yost Ice Arena.
The Wolverines, now 7-4 in conferen-
ce play,, moved percentage points
ahead of the Tigers, who dropped to 10-
7, and maintained an unblemished
record in twelve straight contests at
home.
DAN LERG, Murray Eaves- and
runo Baseotto supplied most of the
firepower for Michigan, each notching
two goals in a game where the
Wolverines fell behind early, 2-0, fought
Eaves honored
Sophomore icer Murray Eaves has
been named Big Ten Winter Sports
Athlete-of-the-Week.
EAVES, A 5-10, 185-pound center
from Windsor, Ontario, was recognized
r his outstanding play in games
against Boston College and Princeton.
He scored two key goals as the
Wolverines whipped ninth-ranked'
Boston, 7-3, and assisted on two goals in
a 4-1 win over Princeton in games last
weekend.
Eaves is currently leading the nation
in scoring with 28 goals and 31 assists
for 59 points in just 20 games.
The sophomore standout was recen-
y named the Most Valuable Player n
e Great Lakes Invitational Tou
nament- in Detroit. Eaves led the tour-
nament in scoring and paced a
Michigan comeback in the champion-
ship game against Michigan. Tech.

icers clobber Colorado

back with five straight goals and never
lost their lead.
Michigan coach Dan Farrell was
satisfied with his team's comeback. "I
was very impressed with the way we
came back after being down 2-0," said
Farrell. "In a real tight hockey game
like tonight, it's not so easy to come
back when you fall behind by two goals.
I was concerned because their goalie
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had been playing well lately and
they've been a scoring team lately."
But Farrell's worries were for naught
as his icers took advantage of Colorado
penalties, scoring three power play
goals and came out of the first stanza
with a 4-2 lead.
AT 7:51, BRAD Tippett knocked in a
rebound of an off target shot, pulling
Michigan within one.,Then ; Michigan's
prolific power play took over. Tippett
skated down left wing, passing the puck
to himself off of the boards and whistled
the puck to Eaves who slipped it past
the CC goalie, knotting the score at 2-2.
And Baseotto scored the final two goals
of the period at 14:15 and 17:01 with
Michigan capitalizing on CC penalties.
"We skated and moved the puck
around well. The power play looked
much better tonight," said Farrell.
"The third and fourth goals really
changed the complexion of the game."
Michigan came out right where it left
off in the end of the first period, scoring
at 1:26 of the second period with Tim
Manning getting credit for the goal.
Then,; Michigan and CC exchanged
three goals apiece the rest of the period,

seconds went. At 18:51, Lerg scored for
Michigan. Then a Tiger goal at 19:01.
Ted Speers connected 15 seconds later,
and CC closed the score at 19:32.
"I WAS DISAPPOINTED about the
last two minutes of the period," said
Farrell. "We wanted to play it tight,
then and we ended up playing pretty
loosely. They heard it between
periods."
Michigan once again played a solid
third period, offensively and defen-
sively, scoring twice and shutting off
the Tigers. "When we've had to tighten
the screw down this season, we've been
able to do it," said Farrell. "We're in
good condition and we'vq been playing
a physical game."
The victory was sweetest for one par-
ticular Michigan icer, Gordie Ham-
pson, who faced his two brothers in the
contest. "One more game, and I can
have bragging rights for the summer,"
said Hampson.

Murray Eaves
... tallies two goals
which ended in a flourish. Four goals
were scored in a span of 41 seconds as
the period ended with the score 8-5.
This is how the last minute and nine

Rocky Mountain low

First Period
Scoring-1. CC-S. Hampson (Mancini, G. Llamp-
son) 1:11; 2. CC-Reinking (Feamster, Whyte) 5:20;
1. M-Tippett (Lundberg, Spears) 7:51; 2. M-
Eaves (Tippett, Spears) 10:24; 3. M-Baseotto
(Blum, Lerg) 14:50; 4. M-Baseotto (Eaves,
Manning) 17:01.
Penalties-M-Bourne (tripping) 4:08; M-
Eaves (roughing) 7:51; M-May (roughing) 13:44;
CC-G. Hampson (roughing) 13:44; CC-Brown
(holding) 15:49; CC-Heckler (hooking) 18:05.
Second Period
Scoring-5. M-Manning (Lundberg, Eaves)
1:26; 3. CC-Reichart (Kelly) 8:31; 6. M--Hanpson
(Lerg. Baseotto) 14:05; 7. M-Lerg (Hampson
Baseotto) 18:51; 4. CC-Kelly (Lundgren, Brown)

19:01; 8. M-Spears (Milburn, Manning) 19:16; 5.
CC-Whyte (Feamster) 19:32.
Penalties-M-Richmond (roughing) 11:11; CC-
Feamster (roughing) 11:11; M-Eaves (roughing)
11:11; CC-DeYoung (roughing) 11:11.
Third Period
Scoring-9. M-Eaves (Manning, Millburn) 6:09;
10. M--Lerg (Blum, May) 7:46.
Penalties-M-Lundberg (interference) 6:20.
SAVES

The Michigan Daily-Saturday, January 12, 1980-Page 7
full court
P
* PRES
Blue silences some skeptics...
...but Hoosier jinx extended
By STAN BRADBURY WEST LAFAYETTE
T HIS WAS SUPPOSED to be one year that the Michigan Wolverines
didn't stand a chance of snapping an ever-mounting losing streak in
Bloomington. The jinx at the Hoosiers' home arena, which dated bacak over
eleven games to 1966, seemed safe,
After all, Indiana was just about everyone's Number One team at the
beginning of the year. Michigan was thought to be fighting for eighth in the
Big Ten.
But, as the game showed Thursday night, things have changed and the
Big Ten doesn't have coach Johnny Orr and the rest of the Wolverines to kick
around any more.
Michigan gave the Hoosiers all they could possibly handle before they
bowed out in a controversial overtime ending.
The cynics and disbelievers of Michigan basketball will say, "Oh, so
what? Indiana was playing without their best player, Mike Woodson, and
their ballhandling playmaker Randy Wittman. Matching up with Indiana
now is no big deal."
With Woodson and Wittman, Indiana was Number One as it rolled over
opponents until their fifth game with fourth-ranked Kentucky. Indiana led
the hosting Wildcats most of the game as Wittman played injured, but Ken-
tucky came back and the Hoosiers lost the game and their top ranking.
It was Wittman's last game to date. Woodson fell to a back injury the
next game as the Hoosiers whipped Toledo.
Even without Woodson'and Wittman, Indiana has played well. It lost a
close game at home to North Carolina before beating Tennessee, first in the
SEC, and Brown to win the Cabrillo Classic in San Diego.
Indiana opened the Big Ten season with a one-point loss at Ohio State,
currently ranked third, and a two-point loss at Wisconsin. In both of those
game Indiana was also without the services of freshman starting forward
Steve Bouchie.
Bouchie played against Michigan Thursday night and scored 20 points to
lead the Hoosiers. Had Bouchie played in the road games against Wisconsin
and Ohio State, Indiana might have also beaten them.
So Indiana barely lost without Bouchie on the road and barely beat
Michigan with Bouchie at home. That adds even more respectability to the
way the Wolverines played before a full house at Assembly Hall Thursday
night.
Michigan played yet anothr one of its all-out hustling games which
typifies this season's team. The Wolverines did everything well except shoot
with accuracy (a poor 36.8 per cent) and avoid traveling calls. Of Michigan's
25 turnovers, almost half were due to moving the feet before bouncing the
ball.
Michigan outrebounded the Hoosiers by six but it was the Hoosiers'
decisive advantage in field goal percentage which won the game. Indiana
shot over 50 per cent in the contest. It wasn't that the Wolverines were taking
a lot of poor shots. The ball just didn't seem to be falling all evening.
The Wolverines played a tough man-to-man defense almost every time
while on the guard. It appears that Johnny Orr has abandoned, at least for
the time being, the two-three zone. This defensive deployment was used with
only moderate success at the beginning of the year.
Michigan again showed a lot of character for a young team on the road
when it came back from an eleven-point deficit midway through the second
half to tie the game. Once before, against the Marquette Warriors, the
Wolverines came from 13 points down on the road, but in that game the crew
from Ann Arbor came out with a victory.
But the outcome appeared almost inevitable Thursday night. The jinx
was going to hold true for yet another year.
The loss dropped Michigan to 2-1 and into a four-way tie for second place
in the wild and woolly Big Ten basketball race.
The conference season, though only three weeks old, has been very sur-
prising and unpredictable. Foremost under the surprising' category is
Michigan State's tenth place standing. Under the unpredicatable are Top
Twenty teams Indiana, Iowa and Illinois, in the bottom half of the league,
while unranked teams Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin hold upper-
half positions.4
But it's really too early to tell. After all, last year Ohio State was four
games in front of everyone else before it slapped on the iron collar and
choked away the title to the Spartans.

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Framer (CC).............14 11

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MICHIGAN VISITS BOILERMAKERS:
,* Cagers face a a11 order

LSU
coach
killed

By STAN BRADBURY
Special to the Daily
WEST LAFAYETTE-A welcome
back to school quiz: Can you pick which
of the following famous pairs will be
symbolically represented this after-
noon at Mackey Arena in West Lafayet-
te?

W N ..............

THE LINEUPS
MICHIGAN

PURDUE

(40)
(45)
(15)
(24)
(25)'

Mike McGee .. . . . (6-5)...
Thad Garner ..... (6-7)...
Paul Heuerman .. (6-8)...
Marty Bodnar ..... 6-3)...
Keith Smith ...... (6-0)...

F
F
C
G
G

... (6-5)
... (6-7),
...(7-1)
... (6-5)
...(6-2)

... Drake Morris
.. Arnette Hallman
Joe Barry Carroll
.. Keith Edmonsoni
.... Brian Walkeri

(33)
(44)
(22)
(11)
(24)

A)
*B)
C)
If

Romeo and Juliet
Bonnie and Clyde
David and Goliath
you picked C), you're not

well with the rest of the Boilermakers.
Johnny Orr, David's coach, said,
"Joe Barry Carroll can be one of the
most dominating big men in the coun-
try. He is an outstanding player, and
he'll have quite a height advantage
when he plays us."
But Orr adds, "Purdue is not just a
one-man team, either. (Arnette)
Hallman is a fine forward, as is
(Drake) Morris. And Brian Walker is a
proven guard, so they can beat you a
number of ways."
Hallman and Morris are 6-7 and 6-5,
respectively. That matches up exactly
with the Wolverines' forwards Thad
Garner and Mike McGee.
Walker, at 6-2, was a steady ball-
handling guard for the Boilermakers
last season. His backcourt mate, the 6-5
Keith Edmondson, is the only Purdue
starter who was not a regular for the
team last year.
Edmondson has the tough job of
replacing Jerry Sichting.
With Sichting, a second team All-Big
Ten performer last year as a senior,
Purdue finished second in the NIT
Tournament behind Indiana.
The Boilermakers have been pushing
a lot of smaller teams around this year
as they have chalked up a 9-2 record (2-
1 in the Big Ten), and a ranking of 10th
in the nation's college basketball polls.
Purdue's only losses so far this year
under second-year head coach Lee
Rose are to Kentucky, ranked fourth,
and Ohio State ranked third BRnth

games were on the road for Purdue.
Throughout their schedule Carroll
has been his usual dominating self. The
big man inside is leading Purdue in
both scoring and rebounding this year
and is among the leaders in the Big Ten
in both of those categories.
Entering Thursday's game, a victory
over Illinois, Carroll was averaging 23.0
points per contest, second in the Big
Ten behind McGee's 24.0. Edmonson
was tied for 18th in the conference

CAPE CHARLES, LA. (AP) -
Louisiana State's new football coach
Robert E. "Bo" Rein was presumed
killed yesterday in the crash of a
private plane, which was caught in a
violent thunderstorm over Louisiana,
wandered 1,000 miles off course and
plunged into the Atlantic Ocean, of-
ficials said.
Rein, 34, was returning from a
recruiting trip to northern Louisiana
when the private plane in which he was
a passenger tried to avoid heavy thun-
derstorms by flying northeast. It never
turned back toward Baton Rouge,
however, and mysteriously flew all the
way to the Atlantic Ocean before
crashing 120 miles off Virginia. Rein
and the pilot, Lewis Benscotter, were
presumed dead.
Rein was seldom seen in his office on
campus after he was named Nov. 30 to
replace Charlie McClendon, forced out
after 18 years by fans unhappy with his
record.
REIN HAD requested no interviews,
asking the press to be patient as he put
almost all his time into recruiting.
Wednesday, he had signed his 19th
recruit.
"Things were moving pretty well. It's
a darn shame. We were really enthused
and optimistic about some things. We
had some real good guys right on the
verge of signing," said LSU sports in-
formation director Paul Manasseh.
Rein, a soft-spoken disciple of the
Woody Hayes school of ball control
football, was the choice of Athletic
Director Paul Dietzel to succeed Mc-
Clendon.
THE SELECTION was somewhat of
a surprise and came after Dietzel had
searched for more than a year. The list
of candidates included 25 major college
coaches.
Rein, a former wingback at Ohio
State, said he accepted the job mostly
because of the challenge.
He was given a four-year contract at
$50,000 a year. In four seasons at North
Carolina State, Rein compiled a 27-17-1
record and his club won the 1979 Atlan-
tic Coast Conference championship and
went to two bowl games - winning
both.

SCORES
College Basketball
Dartmouth 68,Cornell 61, 2 OT
Pennsylvania 64, Brown 47
Princeton 65, Yale 57
Cleveland St. 90,George Mason 69
Syracause 64, Rhode Island 54
NBA Basketball
Los Angeles 123, Detroit 100
Boston 108. Atlanta 93
Philadelphia 119, Washington 106
Portland 128, New Jersey 107
College Hockey
MICHIGAN 10, Colorado College5
Northern Michigan 4, Ohio State 3

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PURDUE CENTER Joe Barry Carroll
drives for a bucket against Arizona
State. The 7-1 senior from Denver was
the Boilermakers' most valuable
player in 1978 after capturing the Big
en scoring crown with 429 points, a
3.8 average. Last year Carroll also
became Purdue's all-time single-
season leading rebounder, hauling
down 336 caroms, including 42 in an NIT
game against Alabama.

Coach Lee Rose

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necessarily a genius, because the an- L .
swer was more than obvious. This
year's Michigan-Purdue game is like
David and Goliath in more ways than B 10 standings
one
The part of David will be played by
the Michigan Wolverines. The Boiler- Conference Overall
makers of Purdue will fill the role as W L Pct. W L Pct.
Goliath. Ohio State 3 0 1.000 10 1 .909
David, as we all remember, was the MICHIGAN 2 1 .667 9 3 .750
small ordinary youth with a great.deal Purdue 2 1 .667 9 2 .818
of determination and bravery. Minnesota 2 1 .667 9 3 .750
Michigan fits the bill perfectly, led by 6- Wisconsin 2 1 .667 10 4 .714
8 center Paul Heuerman. Iowa 1 2 .333 10 2 .833
Goliath, the big bully on the block, Ilnois 1 2 .333 11 4 .703
went around picking on others because Northwestern 1 2 .333 6 6 .500
e was so big. Purdue was type-cast in Michigan State 03 .000 6 6 .500
he role, led by 7-1 All-American center Today's Games
Joe Barry Carroll. MICHIGAN at Purdue, 4:05
Well, it looks like David has got his (Channel e)
work cut out for him once again. (hne 0
The key to the game is obvious. The Michigan State at Indiana, 2:00
six-inch shorter Neuerman has to stop (Channel 4)
the inside game of Carroll. If heuerman Illinois at Minnesota
can land some kind of a symbolic blow Ohio State at Northwestern
to the temle, the Wolverines match up Wisconsin at Iowa

scoring race at a 13.0 clip and tied for
sixth in field goal percentage at .591.
WOLVERINE TALES: Purdue leads
the season series with Michigan, 46-38,
the most recent Boilermaker win oc-
curring last February in Ann Arbor by
a 67-59 count ... Paul Heuerman was
tied for eighth in rebounding (7.5 per.
game) with Ohio State standout Herb
Williams.. . and Keith Smith and Thad
Garner are among the conference
leaders in assists.

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