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Page 10 -The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, October 20, 1987

Hoosiers no surprise to Blue

By DARREN JASEY
Head coach Bo Schembechler may
be hurting, but his team has gotten
well in a hurry after a 3 7 - 10
thrashing of Iowa. However, the
Wolverines can't let up with next
Saturday's Indiana game on the
agenda.
While Schembechler was in the
hospital being treated for kidney
stones, volunteer assistant coach
Alex Agase sat in at the weekly
media luncheon yesterday. Agase is
no stranger to such occasions. The
65-year-old was head coach at
Northwestern from 1964-72 and
Purdue from 1973-76.
Agase is in charge of the special
teams and the scout team for the
Wolverines.
Indiana beat Minnesota, 18-17,
last Friday night and ripped Ohio
State the week before, 31-10. Both
of those games were on the road.
The Hoosiers head into their home-
coming game against Michigan with
a 5=1 record, 3-0 Big Ten.
"They certainly are one of the
contenders in the league," Agase
said. "To beat Ohio State at
Columbus for the first time since
Harry Truman was the president -
that is quite an accomplishment.
They have Michigan's respect."
The last time Indiana beat
Michigan, Lyndon Johnson was
president. And in 1983 - head
coach Bill Mallory's first year - the
Hoosiers went 0-11. But now
Mallory has his team perched atop
the conference standings along with
Michigan State.
"From day one when Mallory got
there," Wolverine defensive tackle
Mark Messner said, "(Schembechler)
Michigan Sports Information
Director Bruce Madej, everything
went smoothly and Schembechler
was resting peacefully at home by
early yesterday afternoon.
After the Iowa game last
Saturday, Schembechler said that he
could have delayed the treatment
until after the regular season, but
he'd rather get the painful process
over with than live with the
discomfort for over a month.

kept emphasizing that Indiana is
going to be a great team and every
year they got better and better. This
year Indiana is a great team and Bo
just sits back and says, 'Told you
so, told you so, told you so..."'
Even though Indiana moved into
the top 20 last week, a 34-15 loss to
Kentucky in the second game of the
season has kept the Hoosiers clear of
powerhouse consideration. But Ag-
ase indicated that Indiana has the
ingredients necessary to be a great
team.-
"I think their offense is super,"
Agase said. "I like their quarterback
(Dave Schnell). He makes things

happen. Anthony Thompson is an
extremely good runner and one of
their fullbacks is averaging five
yards a try. Their flanker (Ernie)
Jones is tremendous. Those are the
things you fear."
Blue Banter
-The Champions of the Week for
Michigan were: Offensive Champion
- Greg McMurtry; Defensive
Champion - T.J. Osman;
Offensive Hustler - John Vitale;
Defensive Hustler - Keith Cooper;
Special Team Champion - Mike
Gillette; Scout Team Champion -
Geof Bissell; Rookie Team
Champion - Dave Ritter.

-Michigan quarterback Demetrius
Brown was chosen Midwest Offen-
sive Player-of-the-Week by UPI.
-Mike Gillette's 42-yard field goal
against Iowa put him in first place
on the all-time Michigan career field
goal list with 32. Ali Haji-Sheikh is
now second with 31.
'Saturday's game will be televised
by ABC at 3:30 if the World Series
does not go to a sixth game.
ABC originally planned to show
the Minnesota-Ohio State contest,
but according to ABC's Donn
Bernstein, Indiana's win at Minne-
sota changed the picture.

Kr

Doily Photo by SCOTT LITUCHY
Michigan head coach Bo Schembechler returns to practice today after
undergoing lithotripter treatment on his kidney stones yesterday at the
University Hospital.

4

Hos st3ay
in hospital
a smashing
success

By DARREN JASEY
Michigan football coach Bo
Schembechler is back in action today
after missing yesterday's workout
with the team. The 19th-year head
coach underwent lithotripter
treatment for two kidney stones
yesterday at University Hospital.
The stones first became a
nuisance to Schembechler on
September 29, the Tuesday before
the Wisconsin game. According to

Doily Photo by SCOTT LITUCHY,

Receivers Tripp Welborne (3), Chris Calloway (2), and Greg McMurtry (1) line up in numerical order in the
Michigan huddle last Saturday against Iowa.
OSU defense concerns Bruce

COLUMBUS (AP) - For a
change, the Ohio State offense
wasn't really so offensive, coach
Earle Bruce said yesterday. Now
Bruce says he will turn his attention
to tinkering with a listless defense.
Ohio State (4-1-1 overall, 2-1 Big
Ten) pulled out a 20-17 victory at
Purdue Saturday on Matt Frantz's
50-yard field goal with 3:16
remaining.
Bruce, speaking at his weekly
media conference, didn't point his
finger at the offense for the close
call. The Buckeyes piled up a 17-0
first-half lead and then watched as the
defense surrendered 17 straight
points.
"When you look at the statistics,
you see we've been outscored in the
second half something like 64-41. In
the fourth quarter, we're bring
outscored, 44-24," Bruce said.
"When that starts happening, I'm
worried.
"I THOUGHT th'e last two
weeks we got off to a pretty good
start offensively and defensively, but

we haven't finished up very strong. I
think we're better than that."
Bruce said the offense still wasn't
up to par, but he saw signs o f
improvement.
"I thought Tom Tupa threw the
ball exceptionally well. A couple of
passes were dropped," said
Bruce. "He was better."
Bruce also praised the
contributions of wide receiver Gary
Clift, who filled in for the injured
Everett Ross with two catches for 58
yards; tailback-turned-flanker Vince
Workman, who caught four passes
for 88 yards in his first start away
from the backfield; defensive back
Dwight Smith, taking over for the
injured William White in the first
quarter; and backup tailback Carlos
Snow, who had 42 yards on seven
carries.
"As he gains confidence, he's
going to get better," Bruce said of
Snow, who scored 104 touchdowns
during his high school career. "His
acceleration is something. He
accelerates into the hole better than

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With its victory over Iowa last
Saturay, Michigan re-entered the top
20 in the 20th position after
dropping out a week earlier.
Three other Big Ten teams appear
this week's poll: Michigan State,
Indiana, and Ohio State. All three
moved up in the poll from the
previous week. Indiana, t h e
Wolverines' oponent this Saturday,
is ranked 15th.
Oklahoma, Nebraska, Miami, and
Florida State retained the top four
spots. The Sooners have yet to give
up their number-one ranking this
season.
Syracuse entered the top 10 for
the first time in 19 years. The
Orangemen's win over Penn State
last Saturday gave them their highest
ranking since 1964.

(first place votes)-
1. Oklahoma (42)
2. Nebraska (12)
3. Miami, Fla. (6)
4. Florida State
5. LSU
6. Auburn
7. Clemson
8. UCLA
9. Syracuse
10. Notre Dame
11. Florida
12. Georgia
13. Tennessee
14. Michigan State
15. Indiana
16. Ohio State
17. Alabama
18. Penn State
19. Oklahoma St.
20. MICHIGAN

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6-0-0
4-0-0
6-1-0
6-0-1
5-0-1
6-0-0
5-1-0
6-0-0
4-1-0
5-2-0
5-2-0
4-1-1
4-2-0
5-1-0
4-1-1
5-2-0
5-2-0
5-1-0
4-2-0

anybody else we have. We just have
to get him more holes."
The Buckeyes' next opponent,
Minnesota, will enter Ohio Stadium
Saturday with marks of 5-1 and 2-1.
The Golden Gophers' loss was to
Indiana, 18-17.
Bruce said he was most concerned
with containing Minnesota
quarterback Rickey Foggie, whose
quickness churns big plays out of
the Gophers' optiop attack.
"They are running every option
you can possible run," said Bruce.
"What (Foggie) does is he outruns
all the defenders."
GIRIDDES4
In an uncharacteristic turn of
events, university politics directly
affected the Griddes staff last Friday
when University Regent Deane
Baker called for an investigation of
Griddes funding.
"I believe that MSA members
were crying out for attention to this
matter," Baker said. "There is too
much student money going to an
organization that is already being
sponsored by one of the wealthiest
companies in the country, Dom-
ino's. Those conniving sports
writers are using the millionaire
mogul Tom Monaghan's money as
well as taking money from the
University."
To this, the Griddes staff has only
one response. Actually, make that
two responses. First, Deane, if yo
want to criticize, allow us to be
present to defend ourselves against
these allegations. Second and most
importantly, read the masthead, we
don't get money from you. We have
EDITORIAL FREEDOM.
Turn in your picks by 5 p. m.
Friday to win a $10 Domino's gift
certificate and get a chance to mock
Deane Baker Halloween Day when
he hands out free, promotional
programs on the street near the
football stadium.
1. MICHIGAN at Indiana
(pick total points)
2. Purdue at Iowa
3. Minnesota at Ohio State
4. Illinois at Michigan State
5. N'western at Wisconsin
6. Colorado at Oklahoma
7. N.C. State at Clemson

A NAVY REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE ON CAMPUS ON OCTOBER 26,1987.
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