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Softball
vs. Detroit
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.
'M' Varsity Diamond

SPORTS

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Baseball
vs. Indiana
Today and tomorrow, 1:00 p.m.
Ray Fisher Stadium
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The Michigan Daily

Sunday, April 7, 1985

I to
Wings tie in final
By JIM GINDIN Park of the tying goal. "Everyone was
Special to the Daily covered and I took a step in. The shot
DETROIT-Rumors flew around the just hit his stick and went in."
Detroit area the past few days that the "AFTER I won the draw, I picked up
Red Wings wanted to play St. Louis in on.-(Tom) Lysiak. . . I just stood there
the first round of next weeks' playoffs and threw my stick out there,' said
and that they'd probably throw yester- Duguay. "That was a lucky one."
day's contest to the Chicago Detroit's defense held the
Blackhawks. Blackhawks without so much as a shot
Instead, Detroit played one of it's in the extra frame, but the team could
best games this season, converting a only manage a couple of weak shots it-
goal by Ron Duguay with just eleven self before the game ended.
seconds left in regulation into a tie and Chicago's Curt Fraser scored the
a probable first round match-up with game's first goal 2:43 into the first
Chicago. fperiod as-he stole the puck deep in the
WITH seventeen seconds to go in the Detroit zone and shot a centering pass
third period, the Red Wings forced a off Red Wing Randy Ladouceur
faceoff in the Chicago zone. Duguay into the goal.
won the draw, knocking the puck to PARK TIED the game seven minutes
Brad Park, who had scored Detroit's fir- later after stealing a Blackhawk pass
st goal in the opening stanza. near the blue line and shooting in a
Park waited a second at the blue line, twenty-footer unassisted.
then skated in a few feet and fired a Although Chicago had many more
shot at Blackhawk goalie Warren chances, it only managed one more
Skorodenski. The shot hit Duguay's goal in the contest. With 6:05 left in the
stick and flew into the net sending the first, Al Secord took a pass from Denis
game to overtime. Savard right in front of goalie Corado
"I didn't have a good shot, I didn't Micalef and gave the Blackhawks the
have a good screen, so I waited," said lead they held for the next 46 minutes.

seconds
Micalef made 33 saves on 35 Chicago
shots, including at least five spec-
tacular saves on breakaways. He was
named the game's first star for his ef-
forts.
"I PEEL sharp," said Micalef. "This
showed that if they need me in the
playoffs, I'll be there."
"We have two goaltenders that are
playing real well," said coach Nick
Polano. "This gives us something we
haven't had before going into the
playoffs."
And going into the playoffs, Polano
has confidence in his team's ability to
.handle the Blackhawks. "Against
Chicago we've played extremely well
in this building (Joe Louis Arena).
We've had some trouble winning there
(in Chicago), but we still play ex-
tremely well," he said.
"You don't try to jockey for _position
or you get into bad habits," said Park,
when asked if the team had tried to lose.
If St. Louis manages a win or a tie in
either its game last night against Min-
nesota or tonight against the Red
Wings, Chicago will be Detroit's first
round opponent next Wednesday.

Red Wing Joe Kocur takes a swing at Blackhawk Jerome Dupont in the first period of yesterday's 2-2 tie at Joe Louis
Arena. Kocur suffered a possible broken hand in a rematch between the two in the third period.

NBA ROUNDUP:

Nets knife Milwaukee,108-104,
to snap an eight-game streak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Buck Williams
scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Michael Ray
Richardson added 22 points as the New Jersey Nets snapped
the Milwaukee Bucks eight-game winning streak with a 108-
104 National Basketball Association victory yesterday.
Richardson, who added 12 assists, sparked an eight-point
spurt during a span overlapping the third and fourth quarters
that boosted the Nets into an 86-79 lead. The play-making
guard scored one basket in the run and handed out assists on
the other three.
MILWAUKEE, 56-22, fought back to close the gap to 102-99
on a three-point goal by Paul Pressey with 2:02 to play. But
the Nets broke Milwaukee's fullcourt press and Williams
consverted a three-point play at 1:44 to give the Nets a 105-99'
edge.
Ron Brewer added three free throws, one of them coming
after a technical foul against Milwaukee Coach Don Nelson,
with five seconds to play as the Nets evened their record at
39-39.
Albert King added 19 points for the Nets, while Brewer had
13. Sidney Moncrief topped the Bucks with 25, while Pressey
and Terry Cummings added 22 and 19, respectively.
Washington 109, Cleveland 101
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Jeff Malone scored 36 points, 15
in the third quarter, -as the Washington Bullets defeated
Cleveland 109-101 Saturday night and delayed the bid of the
Cavaliers to clinch a National Basketball Association playoff
spot.
Despite having a six-game winning streak snapped, the
Cavaliers reduced to two their magic number for clinching

the eighth and final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.
The Cavs are in a battle with Atlanta for the final playoff spot
in the Eastern Conference.
Washington, already in the playoffs with a 38-40 record,
sank its first 31 free throws before Cliff Robinson missed with
29 seconds remaining. Cleveland missed 13 of 38 foul shots.
Washington, which ended a three-game losing streak, out-
scored Cleveland 17-4 early in the second quarter to take a 43-
25 lead which was reduced to 54-57 at halftime.
Cleveland edged to within 62-57 early in the third period
when Malone scored five of Washington's seven consecutive
points to make it 69-57.
Chicago 117, Atlanta 114
ATLANTA (AP) - Michael Jordan scored 33 points, in-
cluding a dunk with 58 seconds left to give Chicago the lead,
as the Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 117-114 in a National
Basketball Association game last night.
Jordan's dunk put the Bulls ahead 114-113. He added a free
throw with 35 seconds left when Atlanta's Dominique Wilkins
was assessed a technical foul for throwing a ball in the air to
protest an official's call.
WILKINS, WHO had 30 points, hit on of two free throws to
bring Atlanta to within 115-114, but Chicago's Dave Corzine
iced the game with two free throws with two seconds to go.
The Hawks missed a chance to gain ground on Cleveland,
which lost to Washington, for the eighth and final playoff spot
in the Eastern Conference. Cleveland leads Atlanta by three
games with four contests left in the season.
Orlando Woolridge had 20 points, Dave Corzine added 19
and Quintin Dailey 17 for Chicago.

Associated Press
Tulane fans, shown here at the basketball offices at the Tulane Arena yesterday, protested the school's decision to drop
men's intercollegiate basketball. Tulane's president, Dr. Eamon Kelly, made the decision following a recent Tulane
point-shaving scandal.
Tulane ans voice anger

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than
100 people marched to Tulane President
Eamon Kelly's campus residence
yesterday, asking him to reconsider an
"unwise and hasty" decision to drop
men's basketball because of a team
scandal.
Kelly was out of town, but the demon-
strators presented his wife with a
.petition saying his plan to eliminate the

charged one of the eight, a student, with
selling cocaine to team members.
Hours before the indictments were
returned, Kelly said he was eliminating
basketball from the school's program
because Coach Ned Fowler had admit-
ted paying several players, an NCAA
violation. Fowler and two assistants
have resigned.
THE demonstrators, some of whom
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reaching adverse effect" on the univer-
sity and its supporters, the petition
said. "The total scope and depth of such
a decision will also impact the Greater
New Orleans community, both socially
and economically."
KELLY'S WIFE, Margaret, said she
didn't think her husband would change
his mind.
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