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The Michigan Daily-Sunday, March 15, 1981-Page 9


DAYTON (AP)--St. Joseph's of Pen-
nsylvania knocked off top-ranked
DePaul, 49-48, on a basket with three
seconds left by John Smith in a second-
round game of the NCAA Mideast
Regional basketball tournament
Smith's basket was set up by a Hawk
fast break off a rebound when DePaul's
Skip Dillard missed the front end of a
one-and-one free throw possibility with
12 seconds left.
IT WAS THE second loss of the
season for the Blue Demons, 27-2. St.
Joseph's moved on to next week's
regional at Bloomington, Ind., with a
24-7 record.
Smith finished with 12 points for the
Hawks. Bryan Warrick also had 12 and
Tony Costner added 11.
Clyde Bradshaw was the top scorer
with 11 points. All-American Mark
Aguirre was held to 8.
St. Joseph's knew it had to slow the
tempo of the game to play with DePaul.
But in the end, the Hawks forced
DePaul into its style of play.
Kan St. 50, Oregon St. 48,
LOS ANGELES (AP)-Senior Rolan-
do Blackman connected on a 16-foot
jump shot from the right baseline with
two seconds remaining yesterday,
giving unranked Kansas State a
shocking 50-48 victory over second-
ranked Oregon State in a second-round
AF Photo game of the NCAA Tournament's
Western Regionals.
by St. BLACKMAN, A 6-foot-6 guard,
of the enabled the Wildcats of the Big Eight
Conference to take their only lead of the
afternoon with his game-winning shot.

The triumph boosted Kansas Sta
into the Western Regional sem
against the winner of Saturday's s
game at Pauley Pavilion be
Illinois and Wyoming.
The upstart Wildcats, who had
from 12 points down to beat San
cisco 64-60 in a first-round game
sday night, trailed Oregon State 2
halftime and 31-28 with just un
minutes to play before they s
Arkansas 74, Louisvill
AUSTIN (AP)-Senior guar
Reed's 48-foot shot from beyoi
midcourt line at the final 1
yesterday gave the No. 20-r
Arkansas Razorbacks a 74-73 v
over stunned defending NCAA
pion Louisville in the second ro
the Midwest Regionals.
Arkansas advanced to the re
finals in New Orleans next week
st No. 4-ranked Louisiana State,
slaughtered Lamar University 1
the first game.
ARKANSAS WAS all but dea
junior forward Derek Smith con
on an eight-foot follow shot wil
seconds to play: The Razorbac
trouble inbounding the ball, an
was hounded by two Louisville 1
as he neared the midcourt line.
In desperation, he launched
drive missile that whisked throt
basket without touching the rim.
Brig Young 78, UCLA
scored 37 points and led Br
Young on a 15-point tear that
late in the first half as the 16th-

UCLA fall
te 23-8 Cougars upset No. 10 UCLA, 78-55,
ifinals yesterday in the second round of the
second NCAA East Regionals.
tween THE VICTORY earned Brigham
Young a shot at Notre Dame in next
come weekend's regional championships at
Fran- Atlanta.
Thur- Ainge scored the last eight points of
6-19 at the first half and his 17-foot jump shot
der 14 eight seconds before the buzzer gave
urged BYU a 31-22 halftimelead. The Cougars
scored seven straight points to open the
e 73 second half and take a 38-22 lead with
d U.S. 7:58 to play.
nd the LSU 100, Lamar 78
buzzer AUSTIN (AP)-Senior forward
anked Durand Macklin scored a season-high
victory 31 points and collected 16 rebounds
chain- yesterday to"muscle No. 4-ranked
und of Louisiana State University to a 100-78
victory over outclassed Lamar Univer-
egional sity.
again- The triumph advanced the Bengal
which Tigers to the NCAA Midwest Regional
00-78 in third round in New Orleans next week.
MACKLIN, WHOSE previous high
d after was 29 against Mississippi State,
nected dominated the Cardinals, as LSU
th five crushed Lamar's zone with bruising
ks had board work.
d Reed The Tigers, now 29-3 for the year, got
players 26 points from sophomore Howard Car-
ter and 18 points from freshman
a line Leonard Mitchell in the runaway over
ugh the the Cardinals, who finished 25-5 for the
55 Indiana 99, Maryland 64
Ainge DAYTON (AP)-Senior center Ray
igham Tolbert scored 26 points to lead Indiana
started to a 99-64 victory over Maryland in a
ranked second-round NCAA Mideast Regional

I early
basketball game yesterday.
The blow-out victory by the ninth-
ranked Hoosiers over No. 18 Maryland
was a far cry from the conservation
game earlier in the afternoon in which
unhearalded St. Joseph's of Pen-
nsylvania stunned top-ranked DePaul
LANDON TURNER had 20 points,
Isiah Thomas had 19 and Ted Kitchel 13
for the Hoosiers, who controlled the
run-and-shoot tempo throughout the
Albert King led the Terrapins with 22
points. Charles "Buck" Williams added
16, and Ernest Graham 14 for
Maryland, which ended its season at 21-
Indiana moves on to the regional it
will host at Bloomington, Ind. with a 22-
9 record.
Illinois 67, Wyoming 65
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Senior for-
ward Mark Smith made two free
throws with three seconds remaining
last night to give No. 19 Illinois a 67-65
triumph over No. 17 Wyoming in the
second game of an NCAA Western
Regional double-header.
Kansas State, 23-8, and Illinois, 21-7,
will square off in a semi-final game of
the Western Regionals at Salt Lake City
next Thursday night.
jump shot by Wyoming's Bill Garnett
and was fouled by Kenneth Ollie, set-
ting up the Illini's game-winning points.
Illinois had tied the game at 65 with 16
seconds left on a 20-foot jumpshot from
the left baseline by Perry Range.

DEPAUL'S TERRY CUMMINGS (32) strains to turn back a shot
Joseph's Bryan Warrick (13) during the Hawks' stunning 49-48 upset
number one-ranked Blue Demons.

*Toledo soars into Crisler for NIT


Cagers' Corner

The Michigan cagers will have two
things going against them before the
action even begins in their second
round NIT game tonight at Crisler
1) Toledo is just South of the Ohio-
michigan border, less than an hour
away from Ann Arbor.
2) University of Toledo fans love to go
watch their team play basketball.
These two factors add upto a sellout
crowd for tonight's Wolverine-Rocket
clash which will certainly not be 100
percent behind the Maize and Blue,
despite the fact that the game will be
played here in Ann Arbor. You see, UT
enthusiasts have been taking full ad-
vantage of the Michigan athletic depar-
tment's policy of selling NIT tickets on
a first-come, first-serve basis.

"THOSE PEOPLE CAME up in their
caravans and bought out 'all the
tickets," said Michigan coach Bill
Frieder , of the Toldeo backers.
"They're amazing."
At least they're amazing compared to
Wolverine fans, who filled only 7,200 of
the Arena's 13,609 seats for Thursday's
first round game against Duquesne,
which Michigan won in unexciting
fashion, 74-58.
Frieder said his team was "super
defensively" in that game, but the
Wolverines will need more than just
defense to get past Toledo.'
THE ROCKETS, WHO ended the
regular season at 18-8 and tied with
three other teams for the Mid-
American Conference title before
losing to eventual champion Ball State
in the league playoffs, are coming off
an impressive first round victory over

American University on Wednesday
And lately Toledo hasn't- been any
more friendly to Michigan than they
were to American. The Rockets have
knocked off the Wolverines two out of
two times over the last few years, 67-64
last season and 91-84 in overtime in
But all that is history. Toledo is' not
the same team it was even a year ago,
for gone are the three senior starters
who led the Rockets to four consecutive
seasons of at least 21 wins apiece.
HARVEY KNUCKLES, however, is
back. The high-leaping 6-7 Rocket for-
ward led the MAC in scoring this year
and is a force Michigan must reckon
with tonight. Knuckles' only fellow
returning starter is 5-11 senior Jay
Lehman, a very experienced
playmaking guard.

But fortunately for the Rockets, the
younger members of the team have
stepped in and done the job.
Consequently, said Frieder, "Toledo
is an excellent team. We're -definitely
looking at this one very seriously.
"Now we have to play with as much
enthusiasm as\we had through the first
part of the year," added Frieder, whose
cagers have won only two of their last
nine games.

MICHIGAN (18-10)
40-Mike McGee, 6-5Sr.............
45-Thad Garner, 6-7 Jr.........
15-Paul Heuerman, 6-8 Sr.........
34-John Johnson, 6-4 Sr..... ..
24-Marty Bodnar, 6-3 Sr............


TOLEDO (21-9)
.......25-Harvey Knuckles, 6-7 Sr.
... ..34-Da n Boyle, 6-6 So.
......31-Mitch Adamek, 6-6% So.
...........43-Jay Lehman, 5-11 Sr.
..... 20-Tim Reiser, 6-1 Fr.

Game Time: 8:05 p.m.
TV/Radio: Channel 11, plus radio stations WWJ (940), WAAM (1600), WPAG
(1050),andWUOM (91.7).
Ticket availability: NONE, the game is sold out.

Assistant coach's job:
more than meets the eye

When considering some of the more thankless ways for an
individual to make a living, jobs such as janitor, nightwat-
chman, secretary, housewife, and tollbooth attendant im-
mediately come to mind. Another one can be added to the
list: that of assistant basketball coach.
"An assistant coach's job in basketball is a' very tough job
because they do a tremendous amount of work and they don't
get credit," said Bill Frieder, who performed that chore at
Michigan under Johnny Orr before becoming head man last
"prTheir job is to do everything they possibly can to make
sure that the program stays a good one."
SOME OF THE MYRIAD duties of a Michigan assistant
coach include recruiting, scouting, game preparation, coun-
seling, and co-directing summer basketball camp. All of this
work easily keeps the two full-time Wolverine assistants, Don
Sicko and Mike Boyd, and the part-time assistant, Tom
Kempf, busy through the year. However, an NCAA ruling
that went into effect last August allows a team to employ only
two full-time assistants. Thus, only Sicko and Boyd recruit
for the Maize and Blue.
"I don't like the rule because I had been recruiting the last
three years," said Kempf. "It is bad for part-time assistants
because in college you need to make a name for yourself, and
the way you progress is by recruiting and meeting the other
assistant coaches."
Because he cannot recruit, Kempf assumes most of the of-
fice chores, such as answering mail, watching films, and
taking care of travel arrangements.
"I watch two or three hours of films after practice, and'
during the day I answer mail," stated Kempf. "One good
thing, though, about being an assistant is that you don't get
any hate mail like the head coach."
BY MID-SEPTEMBER Kempf completes arrangements
for bus trips, flights and hotel accomodations. "We just try to
get the nicest hotel we can get. At times we are a little super-
stitious. For instance, at Indiana we haven't stayed at the
same hotel once because we haven't won there.

The coaches learn about-potential recruits mainly through
summer camps, newspapers, and scouting services. The
Michigan coaches usually confine their area of recruiting to
the Midwest, according to Sicko.
"THE FIRST THING we try to do is get into the player's
home and have a conference with his parents," he explained.
'We then try to persuade them to come to campus."
Although Sicko has the opportunity to observe a lot of top
high school talent in action, he will be the first to attest that
recruiting isn't all glamour.
"The worst part is that you have a lot of wasted time. The
game may only last an hour and 45 minutes, but you can
spend a whole day trying to get to that game."
Boyd and Sicko seldom travel together, so while one is out
on the road, the other is usually working with the team and
preparing it for the upcoming games. In practicing for a
game on Thursday, the coaches go over personal match-ups
and begin looking at films on Sunday. An assistant only sees
one of its upcoming opponent's games in person, but with the
help of videotapes the coaches can study a team over and
over again.
"IN PRACTICE WE have a scout team, which is the
second five, and they run the plays of the opponents so.our
first team can learn how to defend against it," said Boyd.
Another important function of the assistant coach which of-
ten goes unheralded is that of counseling the players. "The
players come in, and we try to help them with their personal
and academic problems," Boyd said.
While the assistant is occupied with his many daily duties
he almost always has the thought of someday becoming a
head coach stuck in the back of his mind. In a field in which
there are so many assistant coaches vying for so few head
coaching spots, it can be very frustrating.
"THIS SPRING THERE are ten jobs at major colleges that
have opened up in the last two weeks, and you can be sure
that every assistant coach knows about them," said Kempf.
Although assistants are always on the lookout for head
coaching positions, they have to be careful not to just take
anything that comes along. "I don't want to go to a place

Daily Photo by BRIAN MASCK
MICHIGAN ASSISTANT COACHES Tom Kempf (left) and Don Sicko (right) help head coach Bill Frieder direct traffic
during a recent game, as players Tim McCormick (44) and Johnny Johnson (34) look on.
'M' grapplers place in NCAAs

special to the Daily
PRINCETON - Joe McFarland and
Pat McKay won their last matches of
the season last night to place in the
NCAA Wrestling Championships. Mc-
Farland placed sixthin the tournament,
while McKay placed eighth, and both
garnered All-American status for their
respective performances. Michigan's
other entrant, Eric Klasson, was pinned
while wrestling for eighth place inAthe
heavyweight division.
McFarland repeatedan earlier loss in
the tournament by defeating Chris
Wentz for sixth place. Wentz had
defeated McFarland in the quarter
McKAY, A 190-POUND senior,
lost to Henry Milligan of Princeton to
earn his placing. McKay suffered a first
round defeat in the tournament, but
came back to win the remainder of

regular season with a victory in a dual
meet at Indiana State University
yesterday. Michigan garnered 135.95
points, the highest team score ever in
Wolverine women's gymnastics
history, to ISU's 134.85.
Beckwith led the tumblers by taking
top honors in four events. She took first
in the all-around competition with a
score of 35.95, a new season and career
high for her.
BECKWITH ALSO finished first in
the vault with a tally of 8.9, the uneven
bars with 8.8, and the balance beam.
with 9.35. Her mark in the balance
beam was a new Wolverine team high.
"They proved to themselves that they
can do a good job at the regionals," said
coach Sheri Hyatt. The Wolverines go
on to compete at the MAIAW regional
championships in East Lansing next

9.60. Other finalists for the Wolverines
were Kaufman in the rings, Hedlund on
the pommel horse, and Stanovich in the
vault. Michigan's team score of 266.80
was their highest mark of the year.
-All Campus Mens 5-9
Magnolia Thunder Pussys 57, Runners 36
Giants in Disguise 57, ZBT 11
Slade Bros 56, The Whimps 34
Law Dogs 61, Volunteers 23
. The Studs 48, NuSigma Nu23
MBA Blue 28, Drill Team 26
Guns 48, Law Datory 39
Beasts of Burden 27. Horton Wears a Hoop 25
Independent 'A'Finals
Raging Phlegmon 56. Dorks 5'i
Graduate 'A' Finals
Thunder Chickens 60, DSD "A" 56
Graduate'B' Finals
Legal Soul 57-Overhang Gana i

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