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Page 10--The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, January 13, 1988

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Deasley's return sparks Blue;
NHL in future for 'M' forward

By KEN GOLDBERG.
Flame is blazes of light and heat.
Brilliance. It implies intense emo-
tion and strong passion.
Flames become fire. Fire wreaks
havoc, dominating and destroying
that which blocks its path.
MICHIGAN forward Bryan
Deasley has a fire of desire burning
inside him. He hates to lose. Due to
his size, strength, and skill, he often
dominates his opponents. And he is
destined to become a Flame.

On June 13, 1987, in Joe Louis
Arena, the National Hockey
League's Calgary Flames made the
6-3, 197 pounder their first-round
pick of the draft (19th overall). It
was a fire sale for the Flames.
"We think we got a heck of a
player for that late in the first
round," said Al Coates, assistant to
the president of the Calgary organi-
zation. "Bryan's an agressive guy.
With his size and strength he can
beat a lot of guys along the boards,

yet he still has the soft hands neces-
sary to be a scorer.
"He's definitely a top-notch pro
prospect, probably more talented
than some of the guys who got
drafted before him."
LAST MONTH, Deasley played
with Team Canada in the Spengler
Cup in Davis, Switzerland. High-
lighted by a 4-3 victory over Russia
in the gold medal game, Canada won
the tournament. Deasley contributed
to the triumph with four assists in
five games.
It was not the first time Deasley
had competed in Europe. He has
played across the Atlantic in three
previous tournaments, including one
in Denmark at the age of 14. A
semi-pro team was so impressed
with his play that it offered Deasley
a contract. Deasley's parents
respectfully declined the offer, much
to the dismay of their teenage son.
Like many young Canadian
hockey stars, Deasley intended to
join the junior leagues, with North
Bay following high school. The
Toronto native reconsidered, how-
ever, once he saw Ann Arbor.
"The summer before my senior

year, the Michigan coaches contacted
me and invited me down to campus,"
Deasley recalled. "So I came down
with my dad, talked with the
coaches, and saw the campus. I just
loved the atmosphere here. Plus,
school's important to me. An
education and degree from Michigan
is something that will help me down
the road.
"I (also) wanted to go to a pro-
gram where I'd have a chance to
contribute immediately and be part
of the rebuilding."
DEASLEY CAME to Michi-

gan in the fall of 1986 with all eyes
eager to see what "the phenom"
could do. In his first season, the left-
winger lit up the scoreboard with 13
goals and 11 assists in 38 games.
Four of those goals tied games, and
three others put the Wolverines
ahead.
After missing the team's first 12
games this season with a broken
fibula in his right leg, Deasley has
gradually worked his way back near
full strength.
Playing in only 12 games thus
far, Deasley has notched eight goals

and two assists. Four of those goals
came last weekend in the Wolver-
ines' split with Ohio State, includ-
ing the game-tying and game-winner
on Friday. While Deasley has a
knack for scoring in the clutch, he is
most noted for his checking.
"Bryan's role is to add some of-
fense and dish out the checks," said
Michigan coach Red Berenson. "He's
a solid two-way player who's always
dangerous offensively, but his size
and strength are his main assets as a
hockey player."
"The 'Deas' is a real foice out on
the ice," said Michigan defenseman
Todd Copeland, who roomed with
Deasley last year. "The guy is strong
and tough to move, yet he can burn
you with a move or a quick accurate
shot. He gets real intense, so as a
defenseman I'm glad he's on my
team."
"When I'm gone, I hope to be
remembered as a part of a class that
made a difference," Deasley said.
"Last season, I really got sick of
losing. Now we're turning the corner
as a team."

'When I'm gone, I hope
to be remembered as a
part of a class that made
a difference. Last
season, I really got sick
of losing. Now we're
turning the corner as a
team.'
- Bryan Deasley

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Bird leads
Celts over
Chicago
despite
Jordan's 42

CHICAGO (AP) - Boston's
Larry Bird scored 16 of his 38 points
in a furious fourth quarter last night
to outduel Chicago's Michael Jordan
and lead the Celtics to a 104-97 vic-
tory over the Bulls.
Jordan, who also scored 16 points
in the final quarter, had 42 points,
but missed four shots in a crucial
90-second span in the final four
minutes.
The victory was Boston's fifth in
six games and snapped a Chicago
four-game winning streak.
The Bulls led 80-78 when Bird
scored five straight points. After
Robert Parish, who had 18 points
and 16 rebounds, added a pair of free
throws for Boston, John Paxson
scored for the Bulls. Bird then hit a

long jumper.
The Bulls crept within 89-86
with 3:46 left, but a pair of Bird
baskets put the game out of reach as
the Celtics moved in front 93-86.
Brad Sellers had 18 points for the
Bulls, while Kevin McHale added 16
for the Celtics.
Dennis Johnson did not play for
Boston, suffering from an impinge-
ment of the right shoulder.
Cams 119, Knicks 111
Mark Price scored nine of his ca-
reer-high 29 points in the final four
minutes Tuesday night to help the
Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the New
York Knicks 119-111.
The victory was Lenny.Wilkens'
600th in his NBA coaching career.
New York trimmed a Cleveland

20-point third-quarter lead to 107-
104, the final points coming when
the Knicks' Gerald Wilkins made a
driving shot'with 1:45 remaining.
After Price and New York's
Johnny Newman traded 3-pointers
with 1:23 remaining, Cavalier
rookie Chris Dudley tipped in a
missed shot with 37 seconds
remaining to put the Cavaliers ahead
by five. Cleveland then hit seven
foul shots in the waning seconds to
insure the victory.
WIlkens, in his 15th season as an
NBA head coach, is the seventh to
reach the 600-victory milestone. Red
Auerbach leads the all-time list with
938 victories.
Wilkins led the Knicks with 27
points.

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Daily Photo by JOHN MUNSON
Bryan Deasley celebrates his game-winning goal in Friday night's game
against Ohio State. Deasley scored four goals in two games against the
Buckeyes.
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Loeher walks on to team4

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"She's been a great addition."
VAN DE WEGE claims there
were a couple of players with more
advanced basketball skills, but Loe-
her made the team by maximizing
her talent and a positive attitude.
Playing without a scholarship,
Loeher hopes she gains one next
year.
At the moment she just plays her
game for fun. No more.
And then there was The Basket.
2:47 LEFT against Ball State.
Barbie Loeher enters the game.
She takes the ball on an outlet, a

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two-on-one break.
"I freaked," she admits. "I totally
missed it."
And so it goes. Then, another
chance, and her mouth bubbles at the
thought. "Carol Szczechowski drives
and dishes it off and it lands in my
hand and I'm like 'OK.'
"I WAS LIKE five feet away
and I just shot it up and it like
bounced around and all I could hear
was like... and I was just going
'Please Go in, go in.'
"I could see my coach on the side-
line doing the exact same thing go-
ing 'Go in, go in' and it was so
funny.
"Then there's my little sister, the
ball girl. Every time I got the ball
she was 'Shoot, shoot, shoot' and
all I could hear is her going 'Go in,
go in, go in.
Going... going... gone. It went
in.
College hoops. The big time. A
basket: More than she asked for.
"Sometimes I walk into Crisler
Arena and.I can't believe I'm there."

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Member, Senate Banking Committee

Gunter Dufey
Professor of International Business
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School of Business Administration
University of Michigan

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