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Women's Gymnastics Women's Basketball
vs. Ohio State at Ohio State
Tomorrow, 7 p.m. Tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.
Keen Arena Columbus
The Michigan Daily Thursday, January 21,1993 Page 5
Blue storms by Gophers, 80-73
Rose, strong second half carry Wolverines past Minnesota
by Andy De Korte Webber caught his second ap- "We (got inside better) for two Minneapolis airport. Michigan led,
> Daily Basketball Writer pendage in the face in the last three reasons," Fisher said. "One, I think 39 to 34 percent, before turning up
Wearing the most celebrated bas- days. This time, Minnesota's Randy we had better post-up positioning by the heat to finish the game at the 52
' 3 ,.' ketball mask since Detroit Piston Carter inadvertently crashed his el- both Chris and Juwan and we maybe percent mark.
Bill Laimbeer, Chris Webber liter- bow into Webber's mug. looked for them more. We were
ally blocked Minnesota's chance to "I thought (Webber) was tenta- shying away (in the first half). We MICHIGAN (80)
upset No. 5 Michigan. tive when he got in in the first half did a much better job of getting the Min. WA WA o A F Pg.
Webber's career-high seven and that affected how he played," ball inside in the second half." Websku 12"1-4 1.4 25033
blocks were part of the team's 12, Michigan coach Steve Fisher said. The Gophers prevailed 73-64 in Howard 33 614 24 29 2 3 14
and a tenacious double-teaming de- "In the second half maybe when he Williams Arena last year, and King 31 4-9 4-4 8-9 3 5 13
fense limited the Gophers to 44 per- got hit he said 'Hey you can't hit me Minnesota coach Clem Haskins Ryka 14 5-6o0-0 1 10
cent shooting and doomed them to any harder than that and I still got noted Michigan's progress. Taly 12 01 -1 1 1 0 0
g Y rogrss.Totals 200 30-9 1619 1539 11 23 80
the 80-73 defeat. up,' and he made some big plays like "We had a chance to make a run FG%- .508. FT%- .842. Three-point goals:
Although before the game the he is supposed to." in the second half," Haskins said. "I vosku -.0 seam rson2« we.Bloks2
' coaches tried to downplay the signif- Through the midpoint of the sec- think last year they might have Webber 7, Rle 2, Kin , Rose, voskil)
take foled u a ittl in hat itution but Turover: 13 (ose 5 gifbber 4, King 2,
)'icance of Webber's broken nose, it ond half, Minnesota had taken folded up a little in that situation, but Peinka, voskui). steals: 1 (Rose). Technical
clearly interfered with the game Michigan's best efforts, and the this year they played well." f one.
plan. At the half, Michigan had a game was still knotted at 44-44. The rivalry between the former MOn.,
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two big men, Much of the Gophers' success Detroit PSL Southwestern team- Walton 3 7A U A 4.T6A1F0P3*1
Webber and Juwan Howard, had two stemmed from cramming second and mates - Wolverine Jalen Rose and carer 33 3-9 914 711 0 3 15
S pec .thrososlaenr 26 3 7 61 1-2 0 1 3 9
r points apiece. third shots down Michigan's throat. Gopher Voshon Lenard - also had Lenarde37r 26 19 - 5s 1 2 319
While the defensive effort was However, the Wolverines found a a new twist this year. Mconald 36 3.9 2-1 3 1
solid throughout, never allowing way to get around the swarming de- While Lenard played a vital role Washington 9 02 0-0 01 0 2 0
Minnesota any easy shots, the first- fense that gave them fits throughout in sinking the Wolverines last year, Tubbs6 0-2 0-0 2-2 0 2 0
Nzonso 2 0-0 00 00 0 0 0
half rebounding demonstrated less of the first half by using their big men, it was Rose who sank a key hoop Totals 200 25-69 2128 2540 5 21 73
the fury that usually characterizes Webber and Howard scored 10 this time around. Rose also edged 24FG .362. FT%- .750. Three-point goals:
Michgan' thedeciive 5-4 un Lnardin sorin,22319..143 (Lenard 29, McDonald 04, Carer 0-
Michigan's play. For the third con- points during the decisive 15-4 run Lenard in scoring, 23-19. 1). Team rebounds: 1. Blocks: 3 (Lenard 2,
secutive game, the Wolverines were surrounding the 9:00 mark that Before halftime, the teams shoot- Walon). Turnoers: 9(carter 5, team ,
geuiv cnl, Walton). Steals: 7 (McDonald 3,
outrebounded, 40-39, despite a moved the game to 59-48. ing percentages might have indicated Kolan enard 2). Technical fouls: none.
Mihian.......... 2 48 - 8
AP PHOTO career-high nine by Jimmy King. Minnesota would get no closer than they were playing in the freezing Minnesota........... 30 43 - 73
Chris Webber goes up for one of his seven blocks against Minnesota. Just minutes into the second half, the final seven-point margin, rain outside that closed the At Williams Arena; A-16,292

Wouda: he coulda,
he shoulda, he dd
by Brett Johnson
Daily Sports Writer,
Marcel Wouda's debut for the Michigan men's swimming and diving
team was a good one. Wouda, the Netherlands record-holder in both the 200-
and 400-meter individual medley, became eligible to swim for the
Wolverines just before break. He made his debut in the Stanford meet,
which pitted the nation's top two teams against each other.
"It was awesome (getting to swim with the team)," Wouda said. "I've
been with the team since fall term. I would be at the pool but not get to
swim. I finally felt like I was part of the team."
At Stanford, Wouda finished second to Cardinal swimmer Derek
Weatherford in the 200-yard IM. Weatherford was the national champion in
the event last year. Wouda also won the 500-yard freestyle at Stanford and
led off for the 400 freestyle relay that placed second.
At California Saturday, Wouda won the 500 freestyle again and placed
second in the 1000 freestyle . His time of 9:07.21 in the 1000 free set a new
school record but was not enough to win the event or please Wouda.
"I did OK (at the meets)," Wouda said. "I won the one event, but I
personally feel I should have won the other one."
RECORD BREAKING: Speaking of records, three Canham Natatorium
records have been broken this season, all at the Speedo Collegiate Cup in
December. Erik Namesnik broke Minnesota's Paul Nelson's 1990 record
(3:51.50) by swimming a 3:50.74. The 200-yard medley relay team of
Greg Gooch, Eric Wunderlich, Tom Hay, and Gustavo Borges
(1:32.71) also broke a record set in 1990 by Oakland University (1:32.91).
The third record broken was in the 200 backstroke finals by Michigan
freshman Royce Sharp (1:46.60).
NCAA BOUND: Michigan already has qualified one swimmer for the
NCAA national championship meet in Indianapolis this coming March.
Namesnik's record breaking 400 IM performance in the Speedo Collegiate
Cup was good enough to qualify him for the meet in that event. Namesnik
also met the NCAA consideration time in the 1650 freestyle. This paired
with his qualification in the 400 IM will allow him to race the event at the
NCAAs if he chooses.
JUMPING FOR JOY: The men's diving team has gotten off to a
splendid start. Alex Bogearts, Jeff Jozwiak, Abel Sanchez, Brad
Lambert and Eric Lesser have all qualified for the NCAA diving zone
meet in both the one- and three-meter springboard events. Over the weekend
the divers swept by Stanford and California. At Cal, the divers finished one
through four on both boards, and at Stanford, they took the top three
positions on the one-meter and the first, second, and fourth spots on the
three-meter board.
HONORED: Namesnik was honored for his performance at the Speedo
Collegiate Cup by being named Big Ten Swimmer of the month for
December. The award was Namesnik's second such of his career.
GOLDEN HELP: Gold medalist, world record holder, and former
Michigan swimmer Mike Barrowman has returned to school to finish up
his work on his degree. However, Barrowman has also been helping out
with the team.

Players who have verbally committed to Michigan:


Scot Loeffler
Jon Ritchie
Rob Swett
Mike Elston
Jon Partchenko
Joe Ries
Damon Denson
Antwaune Ponds
Will Carr
George Howell
Ben Huff
Carl Reaves
Tomell Hurd
Brent Blackwell
Earnest Sanders
Nate DeLong



, School
Barberton (Ohio)
Mechanicsburg (Pa.) Cumberland Valley
Doylestown (Pa.) C.B. West
St. Mary's (Ohio) Memorial
Toronto (Ontario) Power
Baberton (Ohio)
Baldwin (Pa.)
Jacksonville (Fla.) Paxson
Dallas (Texas) Carter
Irving (Texas) Nimitz
Charlotte (N.C.) Providence
Oxford (Mich.)
Dallas (Texas) Kimball
Anderson (Ind.) Madison Hts.
Flint (Mich.) Beecher
Wyandotte (Mich.) Roosevelt

'M' cagers
to tip off
from staff reports
Michigan basketball fans will get
an early look at their team next year
when the Wolverines meet the
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the
1993 Tip-Off Classic at the
Basketball Hall of Fame in
Springfield, Mass.
The Classic, traditionally held the
Saturday after Thanksgiving, will
provide a preseason glance for the
new-look Wolverines. Center Eric
Riley, forward James Voskuil and
guards Rob Pelinka and Michael
Talley will be absent from the
Michigan bench. And the Fab Five
may be no longer, depending on
whether forward Chris Webber and
guard Jalen Rose decide to turn pro;
fessional after the season. Thecon
test will also mark the debut of
guard Bobby Crawford, a recruit
from Houston.
Michigan will be making its third
appearance in the 15-year history of
the Classic. It lost to Arizona, 82-75,
in 1989, the Wolverines' first game
after their NCAA Championship,
and defeated Georgia Tech, 49-44,
in 1985.
Georgia Tech, led by longtime
coach Bobby Cremins, will boast a
strong squad, including guard Travis
Best, a Springfield native, forward
James Forrest and guard Drew

Iowa cager Street dies in car accident

The Daily Iowan
Chris Street, an Iowa junior and
member of the Hawkeye basketball
team, was killed in a car accident
Tuesday night as he returned from a
team meal in Iowa City.
Wednesday's game against
Northwestern, scheduled for 7 p.m.
at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, was
postponed. Saturday's game at Penn
State is tentative.
Sports information director
George Wine said Street, who would
have been 21 on Feb. 2, was return-
ing to campus when his car collided
with a dump truck at about 7 p.m. on
Highway 1, north of I-80.
Coach Tom Davis and his staff
met with the team, which had been

scheduled to practice, late into the
night Tuesday. .
Street, a 6-foot-8 forward from
Indianola, Iowa, led 14th-ranked
Iowa in rebounding with 9.5 per
game and was scoring 14.5 points
per contest. He was named the CBS
co-player of the game in Saturday's
loss at Duke after he led the
Hawkeyes in scoring with 14 points
and grabbed eight rebounds.
Street also set the all-time Iowa
record for consecutive free throws in
the game at 34.
Street, who was a business major,
made an early commitment to Iowa
while at Indianola High School, cit-
ing fierce loyalty to the Hawkeyes.

He was the Gatorade Circle of
Champions Player of the Year, and a
Hoop Scoop top 90 prospect who re-
ceived letters from schools all over
the country. But Street decided early
to attend Iowa.
"I got a ton of letters," Street told
The Daily Iowan in 1991. "But I
really couldn't tell who recruited me
hard because I said that I wasn't in-
terested. I was going to Iowa."
Street was posting his best num-
bers as a Hawkeye this season. Dur-
ing the Duke game, CBS analyst
Billy Packer said of Street: "There's
a guy who could play in the NBA."



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