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On Sale Dec. 2-4
'M' Ticket Office

SPORTS

Women's Volleyball
vs. Ohio State
Friday, 7 p.m.
CCRB

The Michigan Daily Wednesday, November 27, 1985 Page 8

Harbaugh 'splay lifts

BA TTLE OF THE DEFENSELESS

Michigan in AP
From wire reports to the Tempe, Az.
With its 27-17 crushing of the where they will fa
Buckeyes last Saturday, Michigan ranked Nebraska C
moved up from sixth to fifth in the New Year's day. O
AP rankings, while Wolverine ped from 12th to 19th
quarterback Jim Harbaugh was and into the Citr
voted Midwest Player of the Week Brigham Young.
on offense for his performance in Harbaugh has n
that game. 65.6 percent of his
Harbaugh connected on 16 of 19 touchdowns, while
passes for a total of 230 yards and held its opponents to
three touchdowns, including a 77- 4P FooL
yard bomb to John Kolesar, his
longest of the season.
Michigan is now looking forward 1. Penn State (49) .
UPI BIG TEN 3 Oklahoma (6).
COACH-OF-THE-YEAR 4. Miami, Fla. (1).
5. MICHIGAN ()
Bo Schembecher 6. Florida ........
1985 'M' TEAM AWARDS 7ANburn......
9. Brigham Young
10, Tennessee .....
Most Valuable Player 11. Air Force.....
Top Defensive Lineman 12. Florida State.
Mike Hammerstein 13. LSU ............
14. Arkansas ...,...
Derek Howard Hustler Award 15. Texas A&M.,...
Mike Mallory 16. UCLA .......
17. Oklahoma State
Champion-of-the-Year 18. Texas ......
19ryioState.
Marty Shimko 20 Georgia ...

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By MARK BOROWSKY
No one, especially around these
parts, ever wanted to accuse
Michigan of having any similarity to
Ohio State. But when the hockey team
travels to Columbus this weekend for
a series with the Buckeyes, the
similarities will become pain-
stakingly familiar.
Both teams are two games under
.500 - Michigan at 5-7 and OSU at 6-8.
Both teams suffer from a general lac-
k of defensive support. And, most im-
portantly, both coaches realize the
records have come as a result of their
own mistakes rather than opponent's
superior play.
"I'M NOT that much impressed
with the play of the other teams," said
Ohio State head coach Jerry Welsh,
who is in his tenth year at the helm of
the Buckeyes. "We're plagued by a
lack of defensive play, making
blaring errors and giving up three or
four quick goals in a period."
"We have not been completely out-
played," said Michigan head coach
Red Berenson, despite the fact the
Wolverinesare 0-6 on the road, in-
cluding a two-game sweep by Lake
Superior last weekend. "I'll give Lake
Superior credit, but most of their
goals were a result of bad plays on our
part."

The bad plays will have to go if
Michigan is to take one or both games
from the buckeyes. Having allowed 71
goals, the Wolverines are second to
last in the conference in goals
allowed, just ahead of - you guessed
it - Ohio State, which has allowed a
whopping 82 goals over its 14 games
this season. Buckeye goalies Bob
Krautsak and Roger Breedon have a
goals-against average close to six.
"OUR DEFENSIVE problems) are
less of the goalies' fault than the
defense," said Welsh, noting that
Krautsak was named CCHA player of
the week two weeks ago against
Miami of Ohio. Still, the Buckeyes
allowed seven first period goals last
weekend in a 11-4 loss to Ferris State,
and have allowed the second most
power-play goals in the league (21).
Berenson, too, sees defense and
goalkeeping as the key to the series.
Offense gets the most publicity, but
what costs you games is defense,"
Berenson said, whose squad took
three out of four last year from Ohio
State including a sweep at Columbus.
"There's so many players in the game
that can put it in the net. We can't get
involved in a shootout in the other
team's rink."
MICHIGAN GOALIES Tim Makris

and Bob Lindgren will get shot at by a
Buckeye attack that features no stars,
but is characterized by balance. Their
leading scorer, center Rick Brebant,
has 20 points (13-7), and is followed by
Jeff Madill with 19 (11-8). What the
Wolverines will not have to fear is the
Ohio State power play, which has only
scored 16 times in over 100 attempts.
Michigan will counter with Brad
Jones (11-14-25), who is third in the
league in scoring, and, on the power
play, defenseman Jeff Norton, who
has been moved up on the unit from
the point and has responded, having

scored seven goals and nine assists.
Also hot is sophomore wing Brad Mc-
Caughey, who scored two goals and
two assists against Lake Superior.
The Wolverines can throw all the of-
fensive firepower it wants at the
Buckeyes, but if there is no consisten-
cy, then even Wayne Gretzky can do
Michigan no good.
"We've played well early in
games,"'said Berenson, "but there's a
confidence lull at some point in the
game, usually the second period.
Sometimes I wish there was no in-
termission."

'M' cagers look to
swat Yellow Jackets

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ND's Faust
calls it quits
after five
long years
CHICAGO (AP) - Embattled Notre
Dame football Coach Gerry Faust
resigned yesterday after taking over
the Irish program for the 1981 season
and failing to produce the results that
made him one of the nation's most-
respected and successful high school
coaches.
"It's best for the University, best for
me and my family," Faust, the
losingest coach in Notre Dame
history, said in announcing his sur-
prise decision today during a weekly
telephone news conference from
South Bend, Ind.
Among possible successors already
being mentioned are Minnesota Coach
Lou Holtz, former Philadelphia
Eagles Coach Dick Vermeil, Virginia
Coach George Welsh and UCLA Coach
Terry Donahue.

(Continued from Page 1)
team that won 27 games," said
Georgia Tech head man and UPI
Coach of the Year Bobby Cremins.
"This should be the most talented
team we've ever had."
The Yellow Jackets last season
were Atlantic Coast Conference
champions and NCAA East regional
runners-up. The worst part about that
AP Basketball Poll
Record Pts.
1. North Carolina (22) ......14 1158
2. Georgia Tech (24)...,...1-0 1148
3. MICHIGAN (9) ..........24 1030
4.Syrans e<...... .....14 947
5. Kansas(2)....... .4 933
8. Georgetown (1) ..........14 791
9. Louisville ..... ..........2-0 786
10. Kentucky ..............14 526
11. Notre Dame (1 ..., ....1-0 518
12. LSU. . ...........1-0 471
13. Oklahoma . ........ . ...14 412
14. Memphis State. ,.....004 378
15. N.C.State ,,....., ....14 283
1m UNLV ................24 243
17. Maryland ......... 1 214
18. St.John's .............24 112
19. Auburn ................0-1 164
20. Ala.-Birmingham ..... ,1 156

from the Wolverines' standpoint is
that the personnel hasn't changed
much.
Tech starts three legitimate All-
America candidates in Mark Price
and Bruce Dalrymple at guard and
John Salley at either center or for-
ward. Price and Dalrymple comprise
the best collegiate backcourt in the
country.
PRICE, LAST year's ACC player of
the year led the team in scoring with
16.7 ppg, and set school records in
both steals (66) and assists (150). The
senior from Enid, Okla. is probably
the best shooter in the country. He can
hit from anywhere. No joke.
After the trouble the Wolverines
had in Hawaii with another hot
shooting guard, Dell Curry of Virginia
Tech (38 pts.), you'd think the
Michigan guards would be scared or
at least cautious. Not Antoine
Joubert.
"We're going to get him," said the
6-5 guard. "He's good, but we're going
to pull some things out of our hat.
"WE'RE GOING to make him play
the way we want him to play."
Stopping Price won't win this game
for the Wolverines, however. The of-
fense will have to be on track Satur-
day.

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Spikers set to end
year on winning note

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By DARREN JASEY
The final two matches of the season
bear special importance for a
Wolverine team that has compiled a 5-
11 Big Ten record.
Victories over Ohio State and In-
diana at the CCRB this Friday and
Saturday at 7 p.m. would put the
Wolverines above the .500 mark which
they've "been shooting for."
LAST YEAR'S co-cellar dwellers
also have a chance to put a third team
(Iowa) behind them in the Big Ten
standings. Michigan currently stands
a solid eighth, ahead of Wisconsin and
winless Michigan State.
The Wolverines set the scene for
this weekend's matches by squeaking
past Michigan State last Tuesday, 3-2,
and by licking Eastern Michigan, 3-1.
As usual, Andrea Williams
highlighted the road wins with her
tremendous hitting ability. She recor-
ded a season-high 25 kills at Michigan

State and tallied 15 kills against the
Hurons.
"She's been consistently good all
season," said assistant coach John
Rizzardini about the recently chosen
Michigan Woman Athlete of the Mon-
th. "We go to her a lot when we need
points."
Michigan will definitely need points
against the 24-11 (10-6 in the Big Ten)"
Buckeyes Friday night. Last weeken-
d's losses to Purdue and Illinois,
which trashed Buckeye hopes of
receiving an NCAA Tournament bid,
will not help the Blue cause. Ohio
State is led by senior Lisa Bettio, 521
kills, and junior Christie Neuman, 424
kills.
"If we can shut down one of them
maybe we'll have a good shot," said
Rizzardini.
The fifth-place Hoosiers come to the
CCRB with an 18-15 (9-7 Big Ten)
record.

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Faust
... ousts self

Lady cagers to host Western

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" Complete New Year's Eve Party

resort

By JEFF RUSH
After the way the Western Michigan
Broncos got busted last Saturday, the
Wolverine women's basketball team
had best steer clear of the mistakes
that were their downfall Monday
night.
The Broncos are a much better
team than their 83-53 pasting at the
hands of Penn State would suggest,
and will attempt to prove that to the
Wolverines tonight.
WESTERN RETURNS the nucleus
of a team that finished 19-10 last year,
14-4 in the Mid-American conference.
Though they finished second during
the regular season to Central

Michigan, the Broncos scored a 76-63
victory over the Chippewas to win the
MAC tournament, and received their
first-ever NCAA tourney bid.
A trio of juniors and a sophomore
returning from last year's squad has
left Western coach Jim Hess in an en-
viable position. A pre-season poll by
MAC coaches has the Broncos rated
number one in the conference.
All-America candidate Tracy Wells
leads the squad, having both the
ability to fill the net and dish off
assists. The 5-6 guard averaged 14.6

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points per game last season as well as
6.2 assists per game.
WELLS' BACKCOURT mate is 5-9
Shelly Klare. Like Wells, she is star-
ting for her third straight year. No
slouch at shooting, Klare ranks third
at Western in career field goal per-
centage (.445), and scored an average
of 11.9 per game last year.
Junior forward Brenda Goldner and
forward-guard Alletta Miller round
out last year's returning nucleus.
Goldner averaged 10.7 points per
game last season, and Miller *
averaged 13.7 points over the last ten
games.
And despite the Broncos' apparent
strength, Hess is not looking past the
Wolverines.
"Michigan is vastly improved since
Bud Van De Wege took over," said
Hess. "Last year we were real for-
tunate to win.
Down by 21 at halftime last year;
the Broncos roared back to take a 60

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