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Page 14-Tuesday, March 3,1981-The Michigan Daily
MICHIGAN ROUNDUP
Streaking hoopsters stop Falcons

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By LARRY FREED
A sign of a good team is when it starts
to peak in time for post-season play.
The Michigan women's basketball
team is doing just that, as the cagers
notched their fourth straight win with a
73-60 victory over Bowling Green.
K.D. Harte accounted for more than
half of the Wolverines' points by scoring
10 and dishing out a school record 15
assists in the victory. Diane Dietz once
again led all scorers with 23 points,
while Abby Currier paced the team
with 14 rebounds.
THE WOLVERINES (12-14) will en-
ter the state tournament against
second-seeded University of Detroit
(18-6) at Mt. Pleasant Thursday after-
noon. If the hoopsters are successful,
they will play the winner of the Wayne
State (no. 3 seed)-Central Michigan
contest.
Michigan easily defeated Notre
Dame, Ohio State and Purdue over the
past two weeks to finish the Big Ten
season with a 4-5 mark.
Dietz and Penny Neer led the
Wolverines, as they thrashed the
Fighting Irish, 96-65. Neer also
dominated on the boards with a game-
high seven rebounds.
Dietz and Harte helped the cagers
make it two straight as theytied for
scoring honors with 19 points apiece
during their 79-71 win over the
Buckeyes at Crisler Arena. Currier
contributed to the victory with 13
rebounds.
Tankers sink MSU
While the rest of the Michigan student
body was on vacation, the swim team
was working hard beating the Michigan
State tankers in East Lansing on
February 21.
Or was it? Judging by the 75-38 final
score, it almost seems as though the
Blue swimmers were enjoying a
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vacation of their own.
THE WOLVERINES had little
trouble disposing of their intrastate
rivals, as they took first place in every
swimming event except the 200 yd.
breaststroke, in which Michigan's'
highest finisher, Tom Ernsting, placed
second.
Bob Murray and Bruce Gemmell led
the Michigan tankers with three first
place finishes each. Murray's came in
the freestyle and medley relays, and
the 100 yd. freestyle, while Gemmell -
who also swam on the winning medley
relay squad - captured firsts in the 500
yd. freestyle and the 200 yd. individual
medley as well.
In the diving portion of the meet,
Michigan's Ron Merriott swept the one-
meter event but was tied by MSU's Pat
Picard from the three-meter board.
"At State we needed a good team ef-
fort, but we didn't expect a tough
meet," said Gemmell of the easy win,
which gives the Wolverines an 8-3
record.
The swimmers will be in Milwaukee
later this week (March 5-7) for the Big
Ten Championships, a meet in which,
said Gemmell, "we hope to finish
second behind Indiana."
JIM THOMPSON
Tracksters triumph
The Wolverine men's indoor track
team, led by Andrew Bruce and football
standout Butch Woolfolk, literally ran
away from representatives of 14 other
schools at the Central Collegiate Track
Championships held February 19-10 at
the Track and Tennis Building.
Michigan garnered 128% points to
retain the title and was never really
challenged by runnerup Southern
Illinois (90) or third place finisher
Michigan State (75 5/6).
WOOLFOLK, BRUCE and Southern
Illinois standout David Lee turned in
solid performances. Woolfolk placed
first in the 60 yd. dash with a time of
6.42 seconds and came in second in the
300 yd. dash behind Lee with a time of
31.03, while Bruce took first place in the

NEW YORK (UPI) - The New York
Knicks announced yesterday they will
retire the uniform of former Piston
Dave DeBusschere, prior to their home
game against the Boston Celtics March
24.
DeBusschere, who wore uniform No.
22, was obtained by the Knicks in a
trade with Detroit in December 1968,
and in the following season New York
won its first NBA championship.
DeBUSSCHERE, A strong forward,
averaged 16 points in his six years with
the Knicks. He was chosen to the NBA
All-Star team five times and was a five-
time selection to the league's All-
Defensive team.
The Knicks won their second NBA
title in 1972-73 and DeBusschere retired

440 with a time of 48.42.
Southern Illinois' Lee, named Athlete
of the Meet, placed first in the 60 yd.
hurdles in 7.39 and also came in first in
the 300 yd. dash with a time of 30.69.
The Wolverines' fifth-year man Dan
Heikkinen qualified for the NCAA
Track Championships to be held in
Detroit, March 13-14, with his first
place, 4:05.25 finish in the mile run.
Heikenen and his fellow distance
medley teammates - Ken Gardner,
Mike Shea and Brian Diemer - also
qualified for the NCAA Championships
with their third place time of 9:44.49.
Michigan freshman John Nielson
placed first in the team shot put with his
throw of 57'5", and was followed by
teammate Phil Wells, who took second
with a toss of 56'7".
"This is about what we expected to
do," said Michigan track coach~Jack
Harvey of his team's performance. The
Wolverines' indoor track team will go
on to compete in the Big Ten Indoor
Track Championships in Columbus
next weekend. "It should be a battle,"
said Harvey. "Illinois will be the team

Vincent tabbed

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Fomen swimmers second
Despite leading the Big Ten Cham-
pionships through the first two daysof-
competition last wekend in Milwaukee,
the Michigan women's swimming team
finally succumbed on the last day to an
Indiana team which Wolverine Coach
Stu Isaac called "awesome."
The second place finish broke
Michigan's string of five consecutive
Big Ten titles. Isaac was not overly
disappointed, however, because he felt
that Indiana was the favorite going into
the meet. "We really swan very well
overall," he said. "It's clear we im-
proved a great deal over last year by
our times."
INDIVIDUAL WINNERS (and the
individual Big Ten champions) for
Michigan included Melinda Copp in the
200 yd. individual medley in a Big Ten
record time of 2:07.55, and Sue Cahill in
the 400 yd. I.M. in 4:28.70, another con-
ference record.
CHUCK HARTWIG

to beat."

SPORTS OF THE DAILY:
DeBuss4here honored
in 1974.

JOE CHAPELLE

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CHICAGO (AP) - Jay Vincent of
Michigan State has been named Big
Ten basketball player of the week for
his outstanding performance against
Northwestern and Minnesota.
Vincent, a 6-8 senior, scored 27 points
in a 74-61 victory over Northwestern
and came back with 37 in a 92-89 double
overtime loss at Minnesota.
Vincent was 30 of 50 from the field
and also picked off 17 rebounds and
dished out six assists in the two games.
EIP Top Twenty
1. Oregon St. (60).........25-0 1,219
2. DePaul (1) ............25-1 1,148
3. Louisiana St........... 27-2 1,044
4. Virginia.............24-2 1,038
5. Arizond St............. 22-3 944
6. Notre Dame............22-4 871
7. Kentucky............22-4 864
8. Iowa .................. 21-4 834
9. Utah............... 24-3 633
10. Tennessee ............ 20-6 549
11. Wake Forest...........22-5 536
12. North Carolina.........22-7 485
13. UCLA ................. 18-6 475
14. Indiana ............... 19-9 356
15. Arkansas.............. 22-6 308
16. Illinois................19-6 294
17. Louisville ............. 19-8 283
18. Brigham Young ....... 21-6 197
19. Wyoming ............. 21-5 190
20. Maryland ............ 18-8 99
Sports on Tap
HOCKEY PLAYOFFS
March 6-7 at Denver
MEN'S BASKETBALL
March MINNESOTA, 8:05 p.m.
March 7 PURDUE, 8:05 p.m.
MEN'S SWIMMING
March 5-7 Big Ten Championship,
at Milwaukee
MEN'S TRACK
-March 6-7 Big Ten Championship,
at Columbus, Oh.
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS
March 7 at Bowling Green
SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
March 7 at Northwestern
WOMEN'S TRACK
March 7-8 at Idaho State
WOMEN'S SWIMMING
March 7-8 MAIZE & BLUE INVIT.,
2p.m.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
March 5-7 SMAIAW at Mt. Pleasant

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