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Page 8- The Michigan Daily -Sunday, February 12, 1984

Cagers bounce

Spartans

71-61

Spartan technicals
give Jud the blues
(Continued from Page 1)

had to win tnis one to try to get in the
(NCAA) tourney. I wanted the ball in
my hands. I felt I've been in the position
before and I know what to do.."
THE PLAY-MAKING guard received
help in leading the attack from another
player who has gotten hot of late,

Richard Rellford. The 6-6 Floridian
tallied 12 points and capped off the suc-
cessful Michigan evening with a
ferocious dunk with less than 20 seconds
left to play.,
"Rellford's been playing great," said
Frieder. "It might have been
something I overlooked earlier, not
giving him enough playing time."
"I've been working hard every day,"
Rellford said. "I think I can play well
under pressure. I'm really proud
because I can see coming in early (to
practice) has helped, it's paying off for
me."
IT SEEMED LIKE the whole team
followed the forward's cue and played
hard all evening. They trailed only on-
ce, that being 4-3, and buoyed by the
consistent play of Roy Tarpley (16 poin-
ts, 10 rebounds), the Wolverines never
let the Spartans get closer than four the
whole evening.
"Tarpley is one of the most improved
players in the Big Ten," Heatcote said.
"He might have been the difference
tonight."
Whatever the difference, it was a
happy one for the Wolverines. The win
not only evened Michigan's conference
mark at 5-5, it revitalized its hopes of
gaining an NCAA berth.

Tarple. i

...could have been the difference

Revenge

Rellford.........
McCormick .......
Tarpley .........
Rtockymore..,..
Turner.........
Joubert ..........
Wade.............
Pelekoudas'.......

MICHIGAN
MinFG/A FT/A
. 24 5/6 2/2
35 2/6 3/3
28 5/10 6/6
25 1/10 2/2
39 7/12 6/7
24 2/5 1/3
17 3/5 0/0
8 0/0 1/2

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MICHIGAN STATE
MinFG/AFT/A R

A PF TP

7 Polec .............. 24
16 K. Johnson........ 30
4 Willis ......... ... 36
20 Skiles..............31
5 Vincent ...........36
6 Mudd ............. 9
1 D., Johnson.........13
Tower...........1
Ford ...............9
71 Gore............. 1

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3/6
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7/18
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Icers stop
Fe rris;0
p layof
hopes alive,
By JIM DAVIS
Special to the Daily
BIG RAPIDS - Riding a hat-trick performance by
defenseman Todd Carlile and a rejuvenated spirit, the
Wolverines broke a month-long victory drought by
knocking off Ferris State, 7-4, last night at the Ferris
State Ice Arena.
The victory,coupled with Lake Superior State's loss
to Michigan State, leaves Michigan alone in eighth
place, two points ahead of the Lakers in the battle.for
the final CCHA playoff berth.
JOHN ELLIOTT started in goal for the Wolverines in
an attempt to shake up the squad, which came into the
game on a seven-game winless streak. The junior from
Spencerville, Ont. turned in a sterling performance
and kept the Wolverines close until Carlile and the
power play took over in the third period.
Carlile tallied on Michigan power plays at 2:57 and
7:32 of the final stanza to make it 6-4 and give Michigan
command of the game. Paul Kobylarz added another
at 7:52 and the Wolverine penalty killing unit kept the B
Bulldogs off the board late- in the game to assure the
impressive win.
The hat-trick was the first of the season for
Michigan. The power play was also its most effective,
notching four goals.
"IT'S GOOD to win one," said Michigan coach John
Giordano. "We've been struggling and struggling and
the pucks finally went in.
"It was the mind changes, not the line changes," that
made the difference in the game according to Gior-
dano.
Things didn't start off well for Michigan. Just over a
minute into the opening period Ferris State broke out
of its own zone with four skaters against Mike Neff, as
every other Wolverine was caught going the Wrong
way. Graham Craig finished off a pass from Ray Zabel
to put the Bulldogs on top.
Seven minutes later, Michigan's Tom Stiles threw a
wayward pass onto the stick of the charging Bulldog
Tim,.Wendt at the Wolverine blue line. Wendt carried
the puck in and fed senior Randy Merrifield in front of
the net, who slid the puck past Elliott.
MICHIGAN GOT one back at 9:26 when Frank
Downing redirected a Chris Seychel pass past goalten-
der Rob Hughston.
The score stayed 2-1 the rest of the period, but only
because the Bulldogs blew numerous scoring chances.
Paul Lowdaen hit the crossbar on a clean breakaway
and four other Ferris State players had golden scoring
opportunities, but Elliott stood his ground and the
Wolverine net was not violated the rest of the period.
Ferris outshot the Wolverines 21-8 in the period.
A mental lapse in the first minute of the second
frame allowed Ferris to go up 3-1. All five Wolverine
skaters were heading for the bench for a player change
as Brad Hildestad brought the puck out of the Bulldog
zone. The defenseman hig a wide-open Craig on the left
side, away from the Michigan bench, and the junior
deposited it between Elliott's legs for his second goal of
the game.
The Wolverines got two power play goals, one from
Carlile and one from Seychel, to tie it at 3-3 with five
minutes gone in the period.
Then things started to get rough. By the time the
second, period was over, 13 penalties had been called,
eight for roughing, and the game was almost out of
control of the referees.
Ferris' Zabel scored with Bill Brauer in the box for
tripping at 11:07. Brad Jones countered for the
Wolverines at 18:20 to make it 4-4 heading into the final
20 minutes.
Order was restored after the teams returned to the
ice for the last period, mostly due to the fact that the
Wolverines took firm command early.

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Totals..............200 25/54,21/25 30 9 6

H- MICHIGAN 33 Michigan State 28
Technicals - Skiles, Michigan State bench
Attendance-13,609

Team Rebounds ...

Doily Photo by DAN HABIB
Michigan's Antoine Joubert fires a jump shot over Michigan State guard
Scott Skiles during last night's Wolverine victory. Joubert had five points in
24 minutes of playing time.

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Totals.............200 25/52 11/14 33 8 22

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BIG TEN ROUNDUP:

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Reid, Purdue... boil Wildcats

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WEST LAFAYETTE (AP) - Steve Reid
scored nine of his 15 points within a three-
minute span of the second half, sparking
Purdue over Northwestern 66-65 yesterday
as the 11th-ranked Boilermakers took sole
possession of first place in the race for the
Big Ten basketball championship. r
The lead changed hands six times in the
second half before a jumper by Reid put
Purdue ahead to stay, 46-45, with about eight
minutes to go. The score ignited a 12-2
Boilermaker spurt that broke open what had
been a close battle for most of the afternoon.
"WE DIDN'T DO a good job the first half
attacking their zone," said Purdue Coach
Gene Keady. "We just weren't sharp. I told
the players I thought Paul Schultz was
probably the most improved post man in the
league. He did a good job on the inside."
A free throw by Mack Gadis gave Purdue
a 56-47 lead, with 5:27 remaining, and Nor-
thwestern never seriously challenged again.
The Wildcats, who have now lost six con-
secutive games and nine of their last ten,
Wlaved without Art Aaron. The senior for-
ward, who has led Northwestern in nearly every
statistical category, is battling the flu and
didn't make the trip from Evanston.
Indiana 74 Minnesota 72
BLOOMINGTON (AP) - Uwe Blab's
bank shot with four seconds left in overtime
gave Indiana a 74-72 comeback victory over
Minnesota yesterday.
Teammate Steve Alford scored the tying
basket with three seconds left in regulation
play.
THE HOOSIERS, who trailed by as many
as 15 points with 16:22 left in the second half,
took the basketball with 4:24 left in the over-

time on a turnover and maintained
possession until Blab's shot. Minnesota elec-
ted to stay in its zone and the Hoosiers just'
kept passing the ball and dribbling until the
winning shot that gave Blab 19 points. He
had only four in the first half.

Alford, who found the range from 15 feet
to force the overtime, led Indiana with 23
points as the Hoosiers overcame a 33-point
performance by Tommy Davis.
Indiana pulled to within two points, 72-70,
on a pair of free throws by Stew Robinson

with -44 seconds to play. The Hoosiers
regained possession eight seconds later
when Marc Wilson was called for charging
into Alford, setting the stage for the fresh-
man's clutch shot.
Ohio State 71 Wisconsin 65
COLUMBUS (AP) - Tony Campbell,
scoring 20 points for his 55th straight game
in double figures, led Ohio State to a 71-65
decision over Wisconsin yesterday.
The Buckeyes, 7-4 in the Big Ten and 14-7
overall, posted their seventh triumph in
their last eight league games in defeating
the Badgers, 3-8 and 7-13, for the second
time in nine days.
OHIO STATE hit 10 straight field goal at-
tempts in one stretch of the first half for a
20-17 lead en route to a 33-31 lead at inter-
mission.
Wisconsin, however, rallied and led 44-43
with 12 minutes to play behind the shooting
of the league's one-two scorers, Cory
Blackwell and Rick Olson. Blackwell hit 17
points and Olson had 14.

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Big Ten Standings
Conf.
WL
due .............. 10 1
iois ................ 9 1
iana ............... 9 2
o State ............. 7 4
CHIGAN ........... 5 5
inesota ............4 7
consin ............. 3 8
higan State........2 8
sar.................28
thwestern.......... 2 9

Overall
WL
17 4
18 2
16 5
14 7
13 7
12 8
7 13
9 11
9 11
9 12

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AP Photo
Purdue's Curt Clawson (foreground) protects the ball against Northwestern's Shawn
Watts diring Purdue's 66-56 win at Mackey Arena.

SCORES
College basketball
Arkansas 80, SMU 71
Bowling Green 74, Ball St. 45
Central Michigan 64, Western Michigan 63
Colorado 83, Oklahoma St. 72
Duke 89, Maryland 84
Eastern Michigan 54, Kent St. 48 .
Georgetown 67, Muhlenberg 47
Ion74,Army 63
Kentucky 84, Auburn 64
Memphis St. 73, Florida St. 69
Miami, (Oh.) 82, Ohio 68
Navy 79, James Madison 73 .
Nebraska 61, Missouri 56OOT
Ohio St. 71, Wisconsin 65
Oregon 52 USC 47
Oregon St.72, UCLA 63
Pennsylvania 63, Columbia 58 OT
Purdue 66, Northwestern 56
Rutgers 63, West Virginia 61
St. John's 84, Connecticut 65
Tennessee 45, Missippi St. 42
Virginia 50, Louisville 45
(im-. -n-it

DePaul nails Irish, 62-54

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Forward
Kevin Holmes scored 14 points as No. 2
DePaul beat Notre Dame, 62-54, yesterday
in college basketball.
Holmes' six field goals and two free throws
salvaged a victory for his veteran coach, Ray
Meyer, who was making his last coaching ap-
pearance at his alma mater.
THE FIGHTING Irish led 29-27 at the half,
but the Blue Demons, now 18-1, surged back to
open an 11-point advantage. A three-point
play by Dallas Comegys capped a seven-point
DePaul spurt as Notre Dame went scoreless
for nearly six minutes to fall behind 52-41 with
3:47 left to play.
The closest the Irish got after that was 53-50
when they outscored DePaul 8-1 over a one
minute spurt that ended with a steal by Joe
T I ..I- --..- -.... _ A .1. n n l

The triumph, avenging Kentucky's 82-63
loss at Auburn last month, left the Wildcats at
9-3 and Auburn 8-3 in the SEC. The Wildcats
are 18-3 overall, while the Tigers dropped to
14-6.
The first half started out all Aurburn, with
the Tigers building a 30-22 lead with 5:12 to
play on a 22-foot jump by forward Chuck Per-
son.
But the Tigers couldn't manage another
field goal until two minutes into the second
period, as Kentucky went on a 15-2 tear in the
final 4:50 before intermission and added three
more field goals in the opening three minutes
after the half.
The Wildcats took their first lead, 31-30, on a
short jumper by Bennett, lost it for a minute
and then went ahead for good on another Ben-

got into foul trouble, but the Tigers' main
problem was that they couldn't penetrate
Kentucky's 2-3 zone.
Charles Barkley, Auburn's 260-pounds-plus
center, led the Tigers with 18 points, while
Person added 16.
Memphis State 73
Florida State 69
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Phillip
Haynes tossed in 16 points yesterday to lead
ninth-ranked Memphis State to a 73-69 victory
over Florida State in a Metro Conference
basketball game.
Haynes helped MSU, 17-3 in the regular
season and 8-0 in conference play, build an 18-
point lead midway through the first half.
BUT THE Seminoles, 13-6 on the season and

Carlile
...scores hat-trick
Plao ff hopes alive
FIRST PERIOD
Scoring: I.FSC-Craig (Zabel.(Courture) 1:11;:2. FSC-Merfield (Seaver.
Wendt) 8:08; 1. M-Downing (Seychel, Bjorkman) 9:26.
Penalties: M-Spring (highsticking) 26:26: FSCCraig (slashing) 18:00.
SECOND PERIOD
Scoring: 3. FScQ-Craig (Hildestad, Hughston) :48.
2. M-Carlile (Seychel, Dries)3:36:3. M-Seychel (Carlile. McCaulev)
4:48; 4. FSC-Zabel (Paul Lowden. Garbarz) 11:07; 4. M-Jones (Goff.
Stiles) 18:20.
Penalties: FSC-Zubel (elbowing) 2:341 FSC-Brownlie (slashing) 4:11:
Fsc-Courture- (roughing after whistle) 9:06: M-Neff (roughing
after whistle) 9:06; M-Brauer (tripping) 9:38: M-stiles (slashing)
13:50; FSC-Craig (roughing) 15:41; M-Mcintvre (roughing) 15:41:.
M-Downing (roughing) 15:41; FSC-Podger (slashing, roughing) 19:31:
M-Dries (roughing) 19:31.

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