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Pqt 8-Tuesday, March 18, 1980-The Michigan Daily
OSU sinks syn
iationals at Bell
y4fter capturing second place at the O'Brien missed se
AIAW Regional meet held at Ohio State two-tenths of a po
Saturday, Michigan's syncronized petition.
s$vimmers are looking forward to Another top p
hpsting the Nationals at Margaret Bell Saponic, placed
Puol here March 27-29. figures, third in te
-Ohio State proved to be Michigan's with Janice Johns
toughest competition of the season. A At next week'sl
bare:minimum of points separated the will play host to i
Wetverines from the 1979 national Stanford, Texas, U
champion Buckeyes in several events. other recogniz
,RUTH PICKETT of Michigan had an proximately one
olttstanding day, placing first in solo, ticipants will be am
sepond in senior figures and third in many of the wo
both team routine and trio with Betsy background ini
Mira and Cathy O'Brien. Neira and petition.

cond place by a scant
oint in the duet com-
performer, Melanie
second in junior.
-am and fourth in trio
on and Jill Swanson.
Nationals, Michigan
teams from Arizona,
USC-Long Beach and
ed powers. Ap-
-third of the par-
nong the sport's elite,
men boasting of a
international com-

Fraser earns All-American honor

Michigan's Steve Fraser earned All-
American status for the second time in
three years this weekend when he
finished fifth overall in the 177 weight
class at the NCAA Wrestling Cham-
pionships at Corvallis, Oregon.
The senior ° from Hazel Park,
Michigan, had a 5-2 record during the
meet and narrowly lost to eventual
finalist Dave Allen of Iowa State.
Overall, the Wolverines finished
among the top twenty competitors. The
Iowa Hawkeyes won the overall title for
the third year in a row with 110.75 poin-
ts. Oklahoma State came in second with
87 points while Iowa State captured the
third position with 81.75. Oklahoma
pinned down fourth place with a total of
67 points.

Fraser wasn't the only Michigan
grappler in Oregon. Sophomore Eric
Klasson, who won the Big Ten
heavyweight title, had a 1-1 record
during the meet, losing to the second
seeded heavy weight in the tournament,
Harold Smith of Kentucky, 6-4.
Sophomore Larry Haughn had a 2-2
record in the 126 weight group and tur-
ned in a very respectable performance
by placing in the top 12 overall. Another
sophomore John Beljan wrestled in the
150 weight category and finished 0-1.
With the season over, head coach
Dale Bahr will be able to reflect on this
past year and look forward to next'
"I'm very satisfied with the way we
performed this season," said Bahr.
"We ended up the year at 11-6-1 and

when you play with a team that is
mainly made up of freshmen and
sophomores, a record like that is very
"This year, we consistently beat
teams that were ranked 11th, 15th and
so on. But we couldn't defeat the top ten
teams. When we lost to Minnesota,
Iowa and Iowa State, each one of those
teams were ranked in the top five. This
occurred because of our immaturity."
Bahr excitedly expressed his op-
timism about future Michigan
wrestling teams.
"I can't help being enthused about
the future. When these guys are juniors
and seniors, we will be a force to be
reckoned with. 'Next year, I seriously

feel that we will be able to compete with
the top ten teams in the country."
Bahr can now set his sights on the all-
important task of recruiting and accor-
ding to him, Michigan is looking at
some highly sought after high school
seniors throughout the country;
although he was not at liberty to say
who the prospects were.
"I will say that we're looking at a
couple of guys in Pennsylvania and alsor
a couple in Iowa.
"One of the hopefuls comes from the
same high school where I had coached,
Algona (IowaI High School. Hopefully,
we can land two or three excellent
freshmen and blend them with the
remainder of the team and things
should be looking good."

Coming soon; Fan-Fare,
a readers reply column
Let's face it. You're concerned sports fans; die-hard, rough-and-ready
followers of Michigan and professional sports. You have gripes, praises,
observations-generally, feelings you desire to express to anyone.
Well perhaps the Daily can help you express those feelings. Beginning
Wednesday, March 19, and continuing each Wednesday thereafter, you'll be
able to submit letters that will be printed in our Fan-Fare column. But first,
a few ground rules: (1) letters should not exceed 250 words in length, (2)j
print your name; address and phone number at the bottom (in case we need
to contact you), and (3) address your letters to Michigan Daily-Sports, 430
Maynard, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
We hope to hear from you in the near future.

Hockey pairings set


MISSION, Kansas (AP) - The
National Collegiate Athletic
Association announced pairings
yesterday for its National Collegiate
Ice Hockey Championships, to be
played, March 27-29 in Providence,
Rhode Island.
In the first semifinal game March 27
the University of North Dakota (31-8),
meets Dartmouth (17-10-1). North
Dakota finished second in the cham-
pionships last year, and won regular
season and playoff titles this year in the
Western Collegiate Hockey


Association. Dartmouth was third in
the ECAC and second in the playoffs
this year.
ON MARCH 28 the second semi-final
game pits Cornell (16-13), against the
winner of a Saturday match between
Minnesota (28-14), and Northern
Michigan (36-5). Cornell qualified for
the playoffs by being the surprise win-
ner of the ECAC playoffs. Minnesota
was last year's champion.
The championship and consolation
games will be played March 29.
PE i Tp
Eir~1 riiP
March 19-22 NCAA/AIAW Nationals,
Las Vegas, Nevada
March 21-22 MAIAW, Champaign
2:30 P.M.
March 22, CINCINNATI, 7 P.M.

Scalpers keep pace with inflation

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Tuition: $220 for the first 5 units;
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To obtain a free copy of the Summer
Session Bulletin, containing full
information and an application, call or

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Records are
made to be broken and the prices
scalpers are asking for this year's
tickets to the 1980 NCAA basketball
finals show that inflation has sent the
price climbing as rapidly as the prime
A series of telephone calls to persons
offering tickets for sale in Sunday's In-
dianapolis Star and of others attem-
pting to purchase produced reports that
some people are asking as much as $800
a ticket for a seat at Saturday's
semifinals at Market Square Arena and
next Monday's championship game.
The asking price apparently climbed
when nearby Purdue and Louisville
captured regional championships to
reach the Final Four, according to the
persons responding to the phone calls.
"I'm trying to earn money for sum-
mer school," said an Indiana Univer-
sity senior who was having individuals
responding to his ad give them an offer
for two tickets to each session.
"My best offer has been $325 a pair,"
he said. "But, the calls are just star-

ting. I didn't answer the phone until af-
ter Louisville had won its game."
The tactic apparently is a common
one. Several of the ads indicated tickets
were available to the person making
the best offer.
Another "businessman" said his
asking price was $225 a ticket per
session. "You've got to get what the
traffic will bear," he said, adding that
he was willing to take the caller's name
and telephone number in case the price
John Anderson, a Milwaukee
resident, was one .of those advertising
to purchase tickets. In his ad, he offered
to accept calls from sellers on a collect
"The tickets are high," said Ander-
son. "One person wanted $400 a ticket.
But, maybe they'll drop. I attended the
NCAA Finals in Atlanta and Salt Lake
City, and I'm optimistic our group of
five will be able to get tickets."
Apparently there are some who
aren't trying to squeeze all they can out
of their customers.'

"My husband sold our tickets,"
responded a woman. "We got $300 for
them." The woman's husband has of-
fered a block of four tickets, which had.
a face value of $240 since all seats were
sold at $30 per session. The woman said
her husband had received about 100
calls within 24 hours after the ad was
A man who indicated he had accom-
modations available in his classified
ad, was a little cagey with his answers
but was willing to discuss his tickets af-
ter being assured his name would not be
used in the story.
"I'm asking $275 a ticket for each
session," he said. "You've got to be a
little selfish in this type of thing." The
man was advertising he had eight
tickets available, but refused to say
how he got them.
"I've had about 300 calls. so far, in-
cluding one from Iowa after they won
their tournament. I guess it pays to ad-

Exhibition Baseball
Oakland 5. Calfornia 3
Montreal 6, New York (NZ) 5
Atlanta 8, Houston 2
Chicago (N) 4, Cleveland 2
Minnesota 3, Toronto 2
San Francisco 2, Seattle 0
Philadelphia 9. Boston 3
Detroit 11. Pittsburgh 10
San Diego 7, Milwaukee 6
Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 2
Kansas City 7, Cincinnati 2


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Gophers edge Illini in NIT, 65-63

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A lot of companies will offer you on important
sounding title.
But how many will offer you a really important
As an executive in the Navy, you get one as
soon as you earn your commission. A job with re-
sponsibility. A job that requires skill and leader-

NEW YORK (AP)-Randy Breuer
scored 24 points and Darryl Mitchell
contributed five big free throws down
the homestretch to lead the Minnesota
Gophes to a 65-63 basketball victory
over Illinois last night in the semifinals
of the National Invitation Tournament.
Breuer came alive in the second half
with 16 of his points, 13 during one
stretch when the 7-foot-2 center
outscored the Illini 13-9 all by himself.
THAT ONE-MAN show brought

Minnesota from a 38-37 deficit into a 50-
47 lead with 10:53 left in the game.
There were seven ties in the closely
played second half, the last at 63-63
before Mitchell put in two of his free
throws with 14 seconds left for
Minnesota's winning points in the all
Big Ten Conference semifinal.
Mitchell earlier hit two free throws
with 3:18 remaining to break a 57-57 tie.
His other foul shot and three more by
Mark Hall were the only other points

scored by the Gophers as they went tok
the foul line to win the game in the last
three minutes.
MITCHELL ALSO came up with a
pair of key steals in the game's last
three minutes to help turn it around for'
Minnesota, 21-10, which beat Illinois, 21-
13, for the third time this season.
Breuer scored six of his points in a 14-
point run that propelled the Gophers
into a 22-14 lead with 8:30 remaining in
the first half.

The Year of the Child

A conference focussing on
the problems of children
in a region marked by
repression and revolution-
addressing the themes of.
- Health and Childhood
- Education and Childhood
- .The Impact of Social
Dislocation on the Young
MARCH 17-19, 1980

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They led by as many as 11 points, at
31-20 with 2:14 remaining before
intermission, then .the Illini made a
charge with six straight points. That
trimmed Minnesota's lead to 31-26 late
in the first half and the Gophers went
into the halftime dressing room leading
THE ILLINI made an eight-point run
at the start of the second half behind
Eddie Johnson and Mark Smith to take
a brief 36-35 lead. The teams were
never more than four points apart the
rest of the way.
Smith wound up with a team-leading
16 points vhile Johnson contributed 14.
Mitchell finished with eight points for
Holmes 1 0-2 2, Tucker 4 0-2 8, McHale 3 6-8 12,
Hall 43-4 11, Mitchell 1 6-8 8, Breuer 8 8-11 24, Dale
0 0-0 0, Coleman 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 23-31 65.
Johnson 6 2-3 14, Smith 5 6-7 16, Holcomb 3 2-5 8,
Gray 3 2-3 8, Range 3 1-1 7, Bresnahan 3 0-0 6.
Judson 12-24. Griffin 00-00. Totals 24 15-2063.
Halftime-Minnesota 35, Illinois 28.
Fouled out-Holcomb. Total fouls-Minnesota 17.
Illinois 25.


Mark Smith
... 16 points for Illinois


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